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March, 2014


*Monday, March 31, 2014*

Rush Of Fools
Rush of Fools is beyond excited to partner with their new label and to release their new album "Carry Us Now" on June 3, 2014. The album features 11 brand new recordings produced by Jason Ingram, including a new version of the song, "Undo," which reached #1 on AC Monitored charts in 2007. Their current brand new single "Held In Your Hands" is now being added to stations across the country and celebrates #1 New and Active on the AC Audience Chart this week...
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Rend Collective Experiment
Rend Collective have shared a special article they've written about their brand new album: "We at Rend Collective have a shocking confession. We are not actually an indie-folk band: we are a celebration band. Don't be fooled by our vintage-inspired, slightly homeless, vaguely nautical attire, our tendency to dabble with rusty, antique instruments, or our abundant and seldom-tamed facial hair. Do not be led astray by the fact that we do, indeed, play our fair share of folk music. (It is, after all, in our Celtic blood)...
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David Thulin is set to release his latest remix project, Light In Me (Feat. Nicole Croteau) The Remixes on May 6th exclusively on Beatport and on May 20th for the rest of digital. This project will feature a collection of 7 remixes of his most popular song from Reconstruction 2.1. The project includes remixes by the best up-and-coming producers and djs: Matthew Parker, Euphoric Nation, Unikron, Chris Howland, J-3, Maxem and Greg Hobgood. Completely remixed, these innovative expressions...
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Smokie Norful released an all new single, "No Greater Love," last week to a fantastic response. Within the first few days of sale on iTunes, "No Greater Love" cracked the top 10 on the sales chart and was immediately added to Gospel radio rotation. The single debuted at #20 on Billboard's Gospel airplay chart and the Mediabase Gospel chart receiving the most adds & increased spins this week...
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Worship artist, Mike Lee, is poised to release his first national project, Awakening Hearts, May 1st. The 5-song EP features new, original songs from the talented singer/songwriter and was executive produced by Ed Cash and co-produced by Scott Cash and Cody Norris. Recorded in Franklin, TN, Awakening Hearts prevailing theme centers on Ephesians 1:13-14: "In him you also, when you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation, and believed in him, were sealed with the promised Holy Spirit, who is the guarantee of our inheritance until we acquire possession of it, to the praise...
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*Sunday, March 30, 2014*

Today, Byron "Mr. Talkbox" Chambers announced that he is stepping down from being a part of TobyMac's live Diverse City Band to pursue his solo career full-time. Last year, Mr. Talkbox released a new studio EP titles Show Me The Way! and is planning on releasing new music soon. Through a video to his fans on YouTube, Byron made the announcement with excitement for the future. He and his wife Tamara are also planning to speak on marriages...
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*Friday, March 28, 2014*

Hawk Nelson
Hawk Nelson continues to impact fans with their 2013 released album Made (Fair Trade Services). Recently, the band was honored with a SESAC award for their No. 1 song "Words," a Billboard's Christian Hot AC/CHR Top 10 single for 22 weeks. Today, Hawk Nelson is releasing their newest single from Made, "A Million Miles Away" to radio. "'A Million Miles Away' is more than just a fun pop song that we enjoy playing live," shares front man Jon Steingard. "It's all about the freedom we find in salvation...
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With multiple top 10 Billboard Christian CHR singles and a Dove nomination to her name, Shae Shoc Records' flagship artist Beckah Shae is preparing to raise a generation of champions with her brand new electronic dance album Champion, available nationwide on May 6. The dance/pop release features award-winning and multi-platinum selling artists such as Israel Houghton, Crystal Lewis, Eric Dawkins, Canon and T-Bone...
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All Sons & Daughters
Presented by North Central University, the Pure Worship Institute is a refreshing worship conference designed to encourage, equip, and empower singers and musicians to honor God with their songs and their lives. Pure Worship Institute is held June 16 - 20, 2014 in Minneapolis, MN. Each year, PWI is honored to host many wonderfully anointed and gifted worship leaders and speakers – all who love Jesus and who are committed to serving the body of Christ! This year is no exception...
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*Thursday, March 27, 2014*

Demon Hunter
Extremist (Solid State Records), the highly anticipated seventh studio album from legendary hard rockers DEMON HUNTER, debuted this week at an impressive No. 16 on the Billboard 200. The Top 20 debut represents the highest chart debut in the band's already storied career, surpassing its previous best set by the No. 36 debut of DEMON HUNTER'S 2012 album True Defiance. In addition, Extremist debuted at No. 2 on the Christian Albums Chart, No. 2 on the Hard Rock Chart, No. 2 on the Independent Albums Chart and No. 23 on the Digital Albums chart...
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Yesterday, the Parachute Music Festival team reported that they would be retiring the festival that was held at El Rancho Christian Camp in Waikanae, New Zealand. Check out the official announcement below and accompanying video. "Team, we have some big news. It is with very sad hearts we say goodbye to Parachute Festival - Read on for more details... In 1992, on a small patch of vacant farmland in Waikanae, we put on a little show. More of a happy experiment than anything else, we were stunned when 1,200 people showed up. By 1995, Parachute Festival had become a major event, celebrating our very first international act, a burgeoning Lynchburg trio by the name of DC Talk. You might remember that year; a flash rainstorm descended on our tiny mainstage, threatening to put an end to the evening’s proceedings – the band vowed that the show would go on...
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Rend Collective Experiment
Dove Award-nominated Irish worshippers and modern day psalmists Rend Collective released their fourth and 5-Star acclaimed album, The Art of Celebration, globally from Integrity Music on St. Patrick's Day. The album immediately soared to the top of retail charts internationally, becoming their biggest selling debut and spending time at No. 1 as the best-selling album of any genre at iTunes® and Amazon.com worldwide. With 18,433 albums sold, The Art of Celebration also hit No. 13 on the Top 200 and No. 1 on the Current Contemporary Christian Billboard retail charts...
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Phil Wickham
Former Gotee Records pop/rock/soul artist Ayiesha Woods has been laying low since her 2009 Christmas release, but after getting married and starting a family for the past few years, Ayiesha is getting ready to release a brand new studio album, It's Time, but she needs your help! Now fully independent, she doesn't have the label support needed to make the album come together completely, but with fans' help, she hopes to release it to the world by June. Visit Kickstarter for more details...
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Kari Jobe
This week GRAMMY-nominated worship leader Kari Jobe celebrates the release of her new album and DVD, Majestic (Capitol CMG). This all-new album recorded live at the historic Majestic Theatre in Dallas, TX is resonating with fans as it climbed to No. 4 this week on iTunes Overall Albums and No. 1 on iTunes Christian & Gospel charts. Majestic is also Jobe’s first-ever full-length live concert DVD. The DVD is also a part of the physical deluxe edition of Majestic featuring bonus songs in addition to the full concert footage...
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Cheri Keaggy
Dove Award-winning singer/songwriter Cheri Keaggy will partner with Lifesong for Orphans for Celebrate Life, a series of benefit concerts featuring Keaggy and the Zambia Children's Choir. Proceeds from the concerts, which kick off April 26 in Houston, will be used to care for orphans and their needs. "Honestly, I'm humbled to be partnering with Lifesong for Orphans this Spring," says Keaggy. "I go out and minister and certainly God uses it in a big way, but these folks are the true heroes of the faith...
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Central South Distribution (CSD) announces the launch of 'Gospel Independent Greats (GIG) Vol. 1' released in partnership with Tillymann Music on April 1. Available at retailers such as Wal-Mart, Best Buy and iTunes, the CD compilation features 12 of the most celebrated Gospel independent artists and their hottest, chart-topping tracks. A portion of the proceeds from 'GIG' will go to support the Gospel Music Trust Fund...
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Newsboys
Pure Flix's film GOD'S NOT DEAD made an impressive debut showing, ranking No. 4 of all new movies released the weekend ending March 23, 2014 and boosting sales of Newsboys' 2011 project God's Not Dead to No. 5 on iTunes Christian Albums chart this week. Likewise, the album's title track has been the most downloaded Christian song since the film released, while God's Not Dead-The Motion Picture Soundtrack continues to be a Top 10-selling general market soundtrack on iTunes...
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*Wednesday, March 26, 2014*

SCC
Five-time GRAMMY® winner and highly acclaimed singer-songwriter Steven Curtis Chapman concluded the US portion of his popular "The Glorious Unfolding Tour," which covered 55 cities across the country. The tour scored more than 30 sell outs including Houston, Dallas, Milwaukee, Indianapolis and others, as well as career defining performances at Carnegie Hall in New York City and Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. At the conclusion of his tour, Chapman announced that his next single...
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Emery
Veteran Christian rock band, Emery, will launch a crowdfunding campaign next week, Tuesday, April 1, on BadChristian.com to help support the band's upcoming full-length, You Were Never Alone, which will be released this summer on BadChristian Music, the record label founded by Emery members Matt Carter and Toby Morrell and former Emery bassist Joey Svendsen. You Were Never Alone sees the return of Emery founding member/vocalist, Devin Shelton, and the band plans to tour in support of its upcoming sixth full-length effort...
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Hillsong United
Hillsong UNITED has made history with their latest release, the White Album [Remix Project]. The project, released March 3, is the first Christian-based album ever to hit No. 1 on Billboard's Dance/Electronic Albums chart. the White Album [Remix Project] also debuted at No.4 on Billboard's Christian Albums chart its first week of charting...
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Unspoken
Centricity Music's modern pop band, Unspoken, is gearing up for their first full album release on April 1st. In conjunction with the self-titled project, the group is scheduled to embark on a week-long radio promo tour next week. Unspoken will be interviewed and perform live acoustic sets at such outlets as KLOVE, WKAW/Cincinnati, OH, WJIE/Louisville, KY, WBGL/New Life Network, WCSG/Grand Rapids, MI, and The Fish/Cleveland, OH. Unspoken will also tape appearances with LeSea Broadcasting's Harvest Show and Live From Studio B...
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*Tuesday, March 25, 2014*

For Today
For Today have released a new music video for "Break The Cycle" - Watch HERE. The video was directed by Frankie Nasso (Asking Alexander, Escape The Fate, Emmure) and is the second music video from their new studio album Fight The Silence (Out Now via Razor & Tie) - iTunes Store. The album was produced by Will Putney (Winds of Plague, Suicide Silence)...
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The Ember Days just announced they are now taking pre-orders for the April 29th release of the The Ember Days Live. The five-track EP, recorded at Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry in Redding, California, showcases the band's melodic sound while capturing the passion of a live worshipping crowd. It is The Ember Days at their best...
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Lauren Daigle
CentricWorship unveils the "Overwhelm Me (Lost in You)" live video today, March 25th, as seen on YouTube and GodTube. Captured during CentricWorship's week-long songwriting retreat in the Cascade Mountains, the video features an inspiring performance of this captivating, pure worship song by 19 year-old songwriter/worship leader Riley Erin and co-writers Corey Voss, Doug Engquist, Jared Anderson, and Michael Farren...
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Following a three-year sabbatical in which independent recording artist Maria Long gave birth to her first child, the singer/songwriter returns to the Christian music scene with the release of “Endeavor,” the title track from her 2011 album. The single currently is playing at AC/Soft AC-formatted Christian radio stations...
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Israel Houghton
Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI®), a global leader in music rights management, is set to present its "How I Wrote That Song®" panel at the Praise 103.9 Inspiration & Music Conference.The panel will bemoderated by BMI Vice President, Writer/Publisher RelationsAtlanta, Catherine Brewton, and gospel music recording artist Isaac Carree. Invited panelists include...
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*Monday, March 24, 2014*

Michael W. Smith
Michael W. Smith's newest album Hymns is available beginning today exclusively at all Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® locations and online at crackerbarrel.com. The digital album will also be available for purchase at select digital retailers. The album is the latest CD in the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® exclusive music program. It is the first time in his legendary career that Smith has recorded an album of traditional hymns, including many that he sang in church when he was young. The album contains 15 songs and will sell for $11.99...
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My Block Inc./eOne Music has announced this week's release of "HELP," the eagerly awaited solo debut from contemporary gospel icon Erica Campbell. The album - which includes the GRAMMY® Award-nominated single, "A Little More Jesus" - arrives in stores and at all digital retailers on Tuesday, March 25th...
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Natalie Grant
At an upfront presentation held this morning at New York City's Sony Club, GSN, the multimedia company that offers original and classic game programming and competitive entertainment, announced the premiere date of the upcoming original series, IT TAKES A CHURCH. GSN also revealed an integration deal with ChristianMingle, the largest online community for Christian singles for the new series. IT TAKES A CHURCH debuts on Thursday, June 5 at 9 p.m (ET/PT) following original episodes of THE AMERICAN BIBLE CHALLENGE at 8 p.m. (ET/PT) GSN's highest rated original series of all time...
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Vince Lichlyter (Jonah 33, Love Amendment) will be on FOX NEWS' the "MIKE HUCKABEE Show" on June 21st! Also, check out Vince's brand new indiegogo campaign for details on how you can be a part of the next Jonah33 release: http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/vince-lichlyter-jonah33...
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Calling all artists, singers, songwriters, praise & worship leaders, lay people, pastors, music business specialists, and more - one of the gospel music industry's premier conferences is back for it's 13th year - Tracey Artis' I Hear Music In The Air Conference returns to Cincinnati, Ohio, May 16th-18th 2014. Known for her business savvy, sensitivity to gospel music needs, and standard of excellence, Tracey Artis has built an iconic brand in gospel music and entertainment, and has gathered the best in the business to share their insight into how to create an effective and successful music ministry...
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Singer/songwriter Jason Clark releases his highly anticipated follow-up EP to his critically acclaimed CD, Surrendered & Untamed. Clark, formerly of the band Fringe, will make all four songs available for free download to the public at www.JasonClarkis.com tonight at midnight through March 31st...
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*Friday, March 21, 2014*

Natalie Grant
Thursday night was a momentous occasion as Word Entertainment, in partnership with producer Mark Burnett and producer/actress Roma Downey and their company LightWorkers Media, launched "The Bible: SON OF GOD Tour 2014" at Rick Warren's Saddleback Church in Southern California. GRAMMY®-nominated artist Francesca Battistelli, Sidewalk Prophets, GRAMMY®-nominated artist Natalie Grant, Chris August, Meredith Andrews and Jason Gray played before a packed crowd with over 2,000 in attendance including Burnett, Downey, Warren and Word Entertainment President and CEO Rod Riley. The epic two-hour live event runs an additional 16 dates nationwide through April 13 including a sold out show in Pittsburgh on April 10...
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Natasha Owens - a fresh voice emerging in Christian music - has just released a brand new song to radio. Following a seven-state, three-thousand mile radio tour, "The Cure"can now be heard on stations across the country. Additionally, the music video to the single made it's national television debut this week on the UPtv network during their brand new morning show UP In The Morning! Natasha chronicled the radio tour through photos on her increasingly popular social media networks...
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World renowned speakers, authors, and apologetic scholars Lee Strobel, Mark Mittelberg, and Dr. Michael Licona join together on Sunday, April 6 at 7:00 p.m. EST for the Global Case for Easter Simulcast event. The 90-minute simulcast will prepare church congregations with the answers to some of the most difficult questions and strengthen their faith as this Easter season approaches...
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*Thursday, March 20, 2014*

JoC
Jars of Clay has just launched a special PledgeMusic fan-funding campaign for a new project that will celebrate the band's 20-year career. The "Jars 20" project, which is set to be released digitally, on double CD and on double vinyl, will feature fans' top 20 Jars of Clay songs recorded in acoustic fashion. Visit their PledgeMusic campaign for all the details...
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Indie hip hop artist George Moss has launched a brand new IndieGoGo campaign to help fund his third studio album -- and make it with excellence! Visit the campaign page for all the details on how you can help! And check out the video above to hear George's heart and get a preview of some of the new tunes...
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John Schlitt
Grammy and Dove Award-winning vocalists John Schlitt and John Elefante have announced a tour in late 2014 that will bring together the two legendary singers for a one-of-a-kind music experience. The tour, titled Voices of Rock, features Schlitt, lead singer of Petra and former lead singer with Head East, and Elefante, who is known for his work with Kansas, as well as Mastedon. "John's career and my career cover many facets of music...
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Emery
BadChristian, the new multi-faceted website, blog and record label formed by the popular rock group, Emery, has launched its latest endeavor, 'The BadChristian Podcast with Matt, Toby, and Joey,' available now on iTunes at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-badchristian-podcast/id807519271?mt=2 and BadChristian.com at: http://badchristian.com/podcasts...
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Michael W. Smith
After selling more than 15 million albums, scoring 28 No. 1 hits, earning three GRAMMY® Awards and more than 40 Dove Awards, musical icon Michael W. Smith will open a new chapter in his career on May 13 as he releases Sovereign, his first studio worship album since 2008 and his first album with new label partner Sparrow Records and Capitol Christian Music Group. Sovereign will also be available as a Deluxe Edition, which will include a special DVD concert filmed at Smith's barn in Franklin, Tenn. and will feature guest appearances from Kari Jobe and Leeland Mooring. The DVD will also include special behind the scenes...
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Cross-country campus network, CURE U, has joined forces with southern roots/Americana band, The Vespers, to spread the word about CURE International. The “CURE U Roadtrip Tour” kicked off last night in Chattanooga, TN and will travel through 14 additional cities across the Southeast this Spring, aiming to showcase the lives that have been impacted around the world through the life-saving work of the organization and impress upon audiences how much more can be done. In addition to the tour, CURE U has partnered with NoiseTrade to offer the Roadtrip Compilation, featuring songs from artists performing on the tour...
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Nashville-based recording artist Erica Lane will release her new EP, Take Your Burden Down, on April 1st via Saylors Brothers Entertainment. Produced by GRAMMY® and Dove Award winner Bryan Lenox (Michael W. Smith, The Katinas, Enrique Iglesias), the 5-song EP includes the new radio single, "Burden...
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*Wednesday, March 19, 2014*

Seventh Day Slumber
Dove Award-winning Christian rock band Seventh Day Slumber has signed a recording agreement with VSR Music Group, it was recently announced. The band’s highly anticipated 10th studio recording will be released May 13, distributed by Capitol Christian Distribution. "We are very excited to have Seventh Day Slumber as a part of the VSR family,” said Ken Mary, President, VSR Music Group. "We have been huge fans of the band since their first recording...
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Planetshakers
Capturing the energy, excitement and worship of Melbourne's Planetshakers Church, one of the fastest growing churches in Australia, Planetshakers Band released globally through Integrity Music its critically acclaimed, 26th live recording, ENDLESS PRAISE, March 11. As the church and is music transcends cultures, languages and geographical boundaries, the new album immediately soared to the top of the overall charts, becoming the most downloaded iTunes albums across all genres of music in Malaysia and Singapore, while hitting No. 2 on Australia's overall chart and No. 1 on the Inspirational chart...
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Passion
Recorded live in Atlanta and Houston earlier this year at Passion 2014, Passion: Take It All is set to release on April 29. The first single off the album, “My Heart Is Yours” from Passion featuring Kristian Stanfill, is set to debut at Christian radio on April 4. The new album follows the continued success of last year’s Passion: Let The Future Begin, which debuted at No. 1 atop Christian SoundScan and No. 4 on the Billboard 200. Passion: Take It All will feature a digital deluxe edition as well as, for the first time, a physical deluxe edition including a full talk...
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Jonathan Thulin
You might not think a rock band like Silverline and pop singer Jonathan Thulin would have anything in common but for the second time in their careers they have number 1 radio singles (ROCK format for Silverline and Hot AC / CHR for Jonathan Thulin) at the same time for their songs, "Architecture" by Jonathan Thulin and "Never Looking Back" by Silverline. The first time they did it was back in August last year for their songs, "Dead Come To Life" (feat. Charmaine) and "Vicious...
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James Gardin (fka PHILTHY) has debuted the new single from off his upcoming EP "Moleskines & Pocketsquares." "Selah" features that laid back feel good hip-hop flow he's known for. Producer Trebles and Blues handles the production for the single...
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With Hollywood producer Darren Aronofsky's upcoming $130 million epic blockbuster "Noah" starring Russell Crowe reaching theaters nationwide on March 28, the media weather forecast is that the torrential 'flood of old' is about to become the latest "buzz factor" in American pop culture...
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Infiltrate Music is excited to announce the addition of 20 year old Houston Texas native, HillaryJane to their growing roster. This deal continues to solidify their position in the marketplace as well as round out their sonic offering. Since the beginning, Hip Hop has been dominated by males. Whether that is because of the unspoken expectation of bravado, or the actual lack of females is up for debate...
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*Tuesday, March 18, 2014*

About A Mile
The self-titled debut album from new Word Entertainment band, About A Mile, is set to be released July 15. The album, produced by GRAMMY®-nominated and Dove Award-winning producers Ian Eskelin (Francesca Battistelli, Sidewalk Prophets, All Star United) and Howard Benson (Hoobastank, Daughtry, Third Day), is available for pre-order today on iTunes and includes an instant grat track of their current single impacting radio now "Satisfied." The trio, consisting of three brothers hailing from the working class town of Butler, PA, are joining Sidewalk Prophets on "The Live Like That Tour" this spring commencing on April 24 in Massapequa, New York...
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Francesca Battistelli
GRAMMY®-nominated artist and Christian music's best-selling new artist in the past 10 years, Francesca Battistelli, launched a pre-order today at Francescamusic.com in anticipation of the release of her forthcoming studio album, If We're Honest, due out on April 22. Her two previous albums, debut release My Paper Heart and sophomore project Hundred More Years, hit No. 1 on Billboard's Christian Album chart. With her most recent release in 2011, she garnered "Artist of the Year," "Female Vocalist of the Year" and "Pop/Recorded Song of the Year" at the Dove Awards. Produced by GRAMMY®-nominated and Dove Award-winning producer and her longtime collaborator Ian Eskelin, If We're Honest...
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Derek Minor
Derek Minor, formerly PRo, has come a long way since his debut album "Black Out" in 2008. Starting with strong rhymes, he's now grown to combine his lyrical skills with dope beats and a message that encourages and challenges listeners. Along the way, Derek, with the help of business partner Doc Watson, started Reflection Music Group (RMG), signed with the Reach Records team, completed three mixtapes, released two albums, and charted multiple times on Billboard's Gospel, Christian and Top 200 charts...
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Shonlock
Recording Artist Shonlock's sophomore CD "A Night to Remember" is available in stores today. The 10-track collection spotlights the emotion and power behind the intersection where life and faith meet. 'A Night to Remember' is released by Arrow Records and distributed by Ingrooves and Capitol Christian Distribution. "It's been three years in the making, and God has definitely answered my prayers...
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Satellites & Sirens
DREAM is proud announce the release of Satellites & Sirens highly anticipated album, One Noise. The group's 3rd full length album is full of powerful songs sure to encourage every listener. Pushing the boundaries of the group's the sound, the guys created a 12 song collective mix of worship, pop and electronic sounds that will not disappoint their fans. Their debut single, "Jump Start My Heart" debuted in the top 30 Hot AC / CHR chart last week and is currently, 25 an rising. The press has responded in an incredibly positive way...
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Tenth Avenue North
Reunion Records' Tenth Avenue North crossed a major landmark recently, as the group commemorated one million records being sold during its career. A unique celebration was held Sunday evening on a Winter Jam tour date at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena, when an unsuspecting fan, Cody Miller, purchased the one millionth record. Taking the fan by surprise, Tenth Avenue North burst from backstage dancing and cheering with signs, confetti and a drum line, even hoisting the winning fan up on their shoulders...
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We Are The Monks, the self-titled debut from husband/wife duo Trent and Shellie Monk, releases today on iTunes. Produced by Mitch Dane (Jars of Clay, Bebo Norman), with "Rise" produced by Ed Cash (Chris Tomlin, Dave Barnes), the project's eight selections were all written or co-written by Trent Monk. Celebrating love and the power of relationships, highlights of the organic pop project include the autobiographical "Here We Go...
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Finding Favour
Gotee Records' Finding Favour has released a brand new single, "Say Amen," available now at iTunes, Amazon MP3 and Spotify. The third single released by Finding Favour is already resonating with radio as Air1 stations have added the song out of the gate. The band is also debuting a music video today exclusively on Air1.com. "Say Amen is a reminder of God's undying faithfulness," shares vocalist Blake Neesmith...
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Bread of Stone
The members of the Iowa pop rock band, Bread of Stone release their album on DREAM Records today titled, The Real Life (Deluxe Edition). Click on the link below to pick it up on iTunes. The Real Life (Deluxe Edition) marks a new turn in the emergence of indie/pop rockers Bread of Stone. With new songs, Produced by famed producer, David Thulin added to the songs originally produced in association with hit makers Lynn Nichols (Switchfoot) and Tedd Tjornhom (MuteMath), The Real Life Deluxe Edition fuses a progressive, indie vibe with great songs and a positive world outlook and you can order it today...
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Jason Gray
It's been a record-breaking week for the talented Jason Gray, as his current album Love Will Have The Final Word debuted on Billboard's Christian Albums chart at No. 10. This is the highest album debut for the Centricity Music artist, with a project that features continued growth and maturity as a singer/songwriter. Produced by Jason Ingram (Chris Tomlin, Sanctus Real, Tenth Avenue North) and Cason Cooley (Derek Webb, Andrew Peterson), the album has been honored with strong reviews from numerous media outlets...
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Tamela Mann
GRAMMY®-Award Nominated Vocalist TAMELA MANN continues her chart-topping success on Billboard's gospel radio chart this week with her powerful worship ballad "I Can Only Imagine" landing at No. 1. This marks the second consecutive No. 1 single for Tamela following her mega-hit "Take Me To The King," which spent 24 weeks in the top slot...
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With a touring schedule reaching the masses worldwide, Robin Mark releases his latest worship project 'Liberation Praise' in stores and online today, March 18, marking his second CD release in partnership with his label in:ciite Media. Recorded live from Ireland, 'Liberation Praise' features 13 new worship songs including one song penned by Mark's own son, David Mark. The collection delivers with powerful lyrics and the authentic Celtic styling, which makes Mark's worship music uniquely his own...
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*Monday, March 17, 2014*

Family Force 5
Family Force 5's Josh "Fatty" Olds may have just tied the knot a year or so ago, but his family grew unexpectedly when his mother-in-law passed on Sunday, March 9th. His wife has four teenage sisters and with the loss of his mother-in-law, the Olds were given custody of all of them. On Friday, Family Force 5 posted details about it, and asked fans to help with the financial strain of the super-sized Olds clan: "To our amazing family: Last Sunday, our bassist Josh (Fatty) unexpectedly lost his mother-in-law, Mary Kibel. As a result, he and his wonderful wife Ami have become the legal guardians of Mary’s 4 amazing daughters...
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Rend Collective Experiment
Dove Award-nominated Irish worshippers and modern day psalmists Rend Collective release their fourth and highly anticipated album, The Art of Celebration, globally from Integrity Music today. Prior to the launch of the 5-Star, critically acclaimed recording, Air1 Radio Network helped introduce the album through an exclusive album stream at www.air1.com. Sirius XM's "The Message" (channel 63) joins in the celebration through a special in-studio St. Patrick's Day performance broadcast today, including air times at 2, 5 and 9 pm EST...
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Rapture Ruckus
BEC Recordings' and New Zealand native Rapture Ruckus recently released their new EP, Invader Volume 1, and charted for the first time on U.S. Charts. The album debuted on the Billboard Top 200 as well as in the Top 10 on the Billboard Christian Albums chart. "We are so stoked and have been so encouraged by the response to Invader Vol 1," shares Brad Dring of Rapture Ruckus. "It's incredible to think songs we wrote in hotel rooms and our spare bedrooms are now...
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Forerunner Music is scheduled to release, Onething Live: Sing Your Praises, April 29th, which is the 8th project from the best-selling Onething Live series. The recording took place at the International House of Prayer (IHOPKC) annual Onething young adult conference in Kansas City, MO. The project features eleven of the organization's talented worship leaders that include; Misty Edwards, Laura Hackett, Matt Gilman, Justin Rizzo...
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Kari Jobe
Songs 4 Worship™, the multi-platinum series created by Integrity Music and Time Life Music, has become one of Christian music's most trusted brands, selling over 25 million products and consistently delivering the most popular worship songs by leading artists and worship leaders. On April 15, Integrity releases the 41st installment in this landmark series, Songs 4 Worship™ Worship Classics, a two-disc, 25-song collection filled with treasured songs such as "Blessed Be Your Name," "Revelation Song," "10,000 Reasons," "Mighty To Save," "In Christ Alone" and "Hosanna...
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*Friday, March 14, 2014*

Newsboys
Four-time GRAMMY®-nominated band Newsboys celebrated a career defining moment this week, picking up 64 adds at Christian radio for their single "We Believe" off of Restart. This is the biggest add week ever in the band's history, who already boast an impressive track record with 16 albums, five RIAA Gold certifications, 30 No. 1 radio hits and over 8 million units sold over their multi-decade career, including nearly 1 million records since Michael Tait joined the band. This strong radio exposure also led to a major spike in digital track sales for the single, which is featured on the Restart album...
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Kings Kaleidoscope
10-musician collective, Kings Kaleidoscope, has released a live music video for the new track, "Fix My Eyes," on YouTube at: http://youtu.be/o6lLYpIUOmY. "Fix My Eyes" appears on the band's upcoming live EP, 'Live in Color,' which is due out March 18 on Emery's BadChristian Music. "This EP is the best thing I've heard from Kings Kaleidoscope," said Matt Carter, Emery guitarist and BadChristian co-founder...
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Emotions run high in Adia's first video from her debut single, "Rags to Riches," out Friday, March 14. As Xist Music's first female recording artist, Adia highlights the realities of life, and how keeping the faith can carry one through even the toughest of times, including a verbally and physically abusive relationship. The single is a sample of Adia's debut album, "Behind Enemy Lines," which hits retailers this summer...
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Gospel's greatest artists have teamed up on Rendezvous Music's upcoming album, Gospel Praise Duets: Many Voices, One Message. The unique and inspiring album is available online and in stores on May 27, 2014. The task was to unearth the most unforgettable collaborations in Gospel music, and with only 12 slots to fill, the recordings on the project spotlight some of the finest callabos in the genre...
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*Thursday, March 13, 2014*

Needtobreathe
Musicians, professional athletes and golf enthusiasts will gather on Tuesday, May 20 for the NEEDTOBREATHE Classic presented by Commonwealth Cares Foundation. Registration is now open for the annual golf tournament benefiting Charleston area nonprofit Palmetto Medical Initiative (PMI). Band members of NEEDTOBREATHE - Bear Rinehart, Bo Rinehart and Seth Bolt - are long-time supporters of PMI and, last year, decided to lend their name to Commonwealth Cares Foundation's annual golf tournament...
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Meredith Andrews
Word Worship recording artist Meredith Andrews' latest single "Open Up The Heavens," impacting radio on March 7, attracted early attention with 25 stations adding it in its first week. The track, co-written by Andrews, Stu Garrard, Jason Ingram, James McDonald and Andi Rozier, marks the fourth release from her Dove Awards-nominated album Worth It All. This spring, the two-time Dove Award winner will embark on "The Bible: SON OF GOD Tour 2014," slated to hit 17 cities from March 20-April 13...
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DREAM Records is proud to announce the signing of We Are Leo to it's growing roster. The Chicago-area based band released their debut album on Skies Fall titled, Hello to rave reviews. The guys will be going into the studio this summer to record their debut album on DREAM to be released, October 14th. "This is a signing that we have been waiting for a long time and we are absolutely excited about it. The guys in We Are Leo are a great group of guys, whom are hard working and believe that God will move...
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John Mark McMillan
On March 4, critically-acclaimed singer/songwriter John Mark McMillan released his third album, Borderland. The LP debuted at No. 4 on Billboard's Top Christian Album chart and No. 41 on Billboard's Top 200 chart, marking it as his best debut release week to date. During street week, the album debuted at No. 1 on the iTunes Christian and Gospel chart and continued to hold a Top 15 slot in the iTunes Overall Albums chart...
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*Wednesday, March 12, 2014*

Fireflight
This afternoon, Fireflight announced a new PledgeMusic campaign to raise funds to create their next studio album. Check out the video above to hear from the band about the project and to hear a brand new song. The album is slated for release later this year. About the project, Fireflight writes: "Over the past 14 years we have had the incredible privilege to create and make music. Music that comes from the heart and is inspired by personal experiences. Music that has resonated with so many people from all backgrounds, walks of life and different world views. We do not take this for granted by any means and realize that it is because of God and the faithful...
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GMA
The GMA (Gospel Music Association) announces today the date of the inaugural GMA Honors Ceremony to be held on Tuesday, April 29th at Lipscomb University's Allen Arena. The event celebrates those being inducted into the GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame as well as individuals and organizations that are impacting our culture globally both past and present. Michael W. Smith and Amy Grant are the first performers announced for the ceremony, with more to be added...
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KB
Rap artist, KB, had a strong debut this week with his new project, 100. The EP sold over 14,000 units and ranked #1 on Billboard's Christian Album Chart, #4 on Billboard's Rap Chart and #22 on the Top 200 Albums Chart. 100 was co-produced by Gawvi, Joseph Prielozny, Dirty Rice, Tyshane, Ace and GRoc, and features six new songs that were written or co-written by KB. The album also features guest artists; Andy Mineo, Derek Minor, and Prisca. The first single from the album is the title track that features Mineo, and the video for the song was produced by Squint and is now online...
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CreativeLive, the world's leading online classroom, will host its next 'Music & Audio' class, "Recording Rock Vocals," on March 17 with acclaimed producer, Andrew Wade (A Day To Remember, The Ghost Inside, Motionless In White), at the helm. CreativeLive and Wade are pleased to announce that Tommy Green, vocalist of heavy metal act, Sleeping Giant, will make a special guest appearance on the first day of the two-day class to help demonstrate the proper techniques of recording an actual vocalist live on the air...
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Jonathan Thulin
DREAM is proud to announce that this week, Jonathan Thulin's "Architecture" is now #1 on the Billboard Hot AC / CHR chart this week. "I couldn't be happier", says Jonathan Thulin. "I'm excited that the music that I love to create is getting out there to so many people. My hope is that it will encourage every soul that needs it. God has been so faithful with me and I am honored to serve him in this journey of life...
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Francesca Battistelli
As 20th Century Fox feature film "Son of God" premieres 2nd at the box office with a staggering $26.5M in ticket sales, the tour associated with the film, "The Bible: SON OF GOD Tour 2014," sells out in Pittsburgh, PA. In response, an additional date in the Pittsburgh area has been added on April 9 at Amplify Church in Plum, PA. The epic two-hour live event, a Word Entertainment collaboration with producer and actress Roma Downey's ("Touched by an Angel," "The Bible," "Son of God") and producer Mark Burnett's ("The Voice," "Survivor," "The Apprentice," "Shark Tank," "The Bible," "Son of God") company LightWorkers Media, will visit 16 cities nationwide March 20-April 13. "The Bible: SON OF GOD Tour 2014" brings the epic miniseries...
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*Tuesday, March 11, 2014*

TFK
Modern rock favorite THOUSAND FOOT KRUTCH band members treated the capacity "Winter Jam" crowd at the BOK Center in Tulsa, OK March 9 to a surprise performance when music superstar Carrie Underwood joined them to sing their song, "Let The Sparks Fly." The Active Rock hit single is from TFK's No. 1 selling Billboard Hard Rock album, The End Is Where We Begin...
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Mikeschair
Acclaimed pop band MIKESCHAIR will release its highly-anticipated third studio project, All or Nothing (Curb Records), April 1. The album will be available exclusively at Family Christian Stores, as well as iTunes, Amazon and other digital retailers at its launch. The album is currently available for pre-order through Family Christian Stores here: www.familychristian.com/cd-all-or-nothing.html and includes two exclusive bonus tracks...
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Kings Kaleidoscope
10-musician collective, Kings Kaleidoscope, has released a new live music video for the track, "Felix Culpa," on YouTube at: http://youtu.be/KZvWes7I928. "Felix Culpa" appears on the band's upcoming live EP, 'Live in Color,' which is due out March 18 on Emery's BadChristian Music. "This EP is the best thing I've heard from Kings Kaleidoscope," said Matt Carter, Emery guitarist and BadChristian co-founder. "They are a band you have to experience live, and this EP and video are the next best thing...
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Big Daddy Weave
Dove Award-winning band Big Daddy Weave, currently enjoying the tremendous fan reception of their life-changing, mega-hit "Redeemed," is releasing Love Come to Life: The Redeemed Edition today on Fervent Records. The 17-track album, produced by group member Jeremy Redmon, features their career best-selling album Love Come To Life with the addition of five bonus tracks including both acoustic and live versions of the K-LOVE Award-winning and Billboard Music Award-nominated "Redeemed" and their smash hit "The Only Name (Yours Will Be)." Love Come to Life spawned three straight No. 1s including "Love Come to Life...
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Show Hope
Show Hope™ is excited announce the next tour of the Red Bus Project. Hitting colleges throughout the midwest and southern regions, the Red Bus Project Spring 2014 Tour will kick off March 18 in east Tennessee and wrap April 30 in Indiana. Beginning in 2012, the Red Bus Project was created to help mobilize college students to care for orphans while multiplying the impact they can have on the orphan crisis. By engaging...
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The Passion begins with landmark Christian artist, Bloodgood, ushering us into the remembrance of the Last Supper with “Eat The Flesh” before retelling Christ’s arrest from the viewpoint of Pontius Pilate through their hit, “Crucify.” Perhaps the heaviest of all Christian metal bands, Mortification, and Vengeance Rising evoke a true emotional response to the Lord’s suffering with “Blood Sacrifice,” “Human Sacrifice,” and “Fill This Place With Blood.” Deliverance, Randy Rose (of Mad at The World), and Die Happy...
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*Monday, March 10, 2014*

Future Of Forestry
Eric Owyoung, who is synonymous with Future of Forestry, has been an innovator in the music space. Since the band's inception, he has pushed the musical envelope, creating emotionally driven music with deep cinematic orchestration and unique instrumentation. Now with PIANO & STRINGS SESSIONS, Future of Forestry recreates seven of his most popular songs with the simplicity of only vocals, piano and strings...
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Dave Barnes
GRAMMY and CMA Award- nominated artist and songwriter Dave Barnes has announced select dates for his "Golden Days Tour." The tour is in support of his brand-new release, Golden Days (50 Year Plan Records), and will kick off March 30 and run through early May. Singer/songwriter Andy Davis is the supporting act for the tour. Tour dates are listed below. Concertgoers will be able to hear some of their favorite Dave Barnes songs along with many...
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Paul Baloche
One of today's most influential worship leaders, songwriters and artists, Paul Baloche releases LIVE, a new deluxe CD/DVD available April 1 from Integrity Music. The project features a celebratory mix of new songs and favorites that have traveled the globe in houses of worship internationally, all recorded live with a congregation composed of worship teams from across Canada...
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Touring rock band, Willet, from Westminster, MD, comprised of brothers Jeremy, Justin and Jordan Willet, have been busy building their own recording studio in Maryland following an extremely busy tour schedule in 2012 and 2013 with Disciple, Family Force 5, Icon for Hire, Da Truth, Bread of Stone & headlining shows. Since the release of “The Love on the outside E.P...
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*Friday, March 7, 2014*

Audio Adrenaline
GRAMMY®-winning rockers Audio Adrenaline and top-selling modern rock/worship band Kutless will kick off the 33-city Change A Life Tour this weekend, presented by international relief organization Food for the Hungry. The Change A Life Tour will also feature special guests Finding Favour and Shine Bright Baby. Launching on March 8, in Baxley, Ga., the Change A Life Tour brings together these two iconic bands – Audio Adrenaline and Kutless...
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Shonlock
ESPN selected Shonlock's "I Like To Win" as one of the official soundtracks for ESPN's Championship Week, which kicks off March 7. "I Like To Win" is now available on iTunes and is a featured track on Shonlock's forthcoming CD 'A Night to Remember' hitting in stores March 18. "ESPN, NCAA Basketball and March Madness are all massive in the world of sports, so to have my song "I Like to Win" picked to be the theme music for this year's Championship Week is amazing," said Shonlock. "God is good!...
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Petra
SESAC, the nation's most progressive performing rights organization, named Christian songwriter/producer Jason Ingram as SESAC's Christian Songwriter of the Year at ceremonies held at the elegant Hillwood Country Club in Nashville. Sony/ATV Timber Publishing was named SESAC's Christian Music Publisher of the Year. The awards recognize activity for songwriters and publishers in 2013...
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*Thursday, March 6, 2014*

The Afters
Four-piece hit-making band The Afters has already had a win this year. The band’s song “Moments Like This” was selected by NBC as the feature song for their “We Create Moments” promo campaign. The song aired frequently during NBC’s promo ads around the Winter Olympics last month, and will continue to run alongside other programming in the weeks ahead. Earlier this year, "Moments Like This" was used on the hit reality show American Idol (FOX). Check out the video for NBC's "We Create Moments" campaign: http://youtu.be/x9wJZv6jvIM...
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Natalie Grant
The Dare to Be...The Journey Continues 2014 nationwide event tour wrapped this past weekend after selling out nine of the 13 events and ministering to nearly 17,000 women. During the course of the event tour almost 1,500 of those women came forward, making a commitment to Christ. The inspirational event featured Grammy® nominated vocalist Natalie Grant and international speaker, Bible teacher and author Charlotte Gambill. Dare to Be honored 13 extraordinary female role models from each local city who are a perfect example of someone who has "Dared to Be" something more than her circumstance...
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*Wednesday, March 5, 2014*

Petra
Petra lead singer John Schlitt was on hand at the SESAC Christian Music Awards as the pioneering Contemporary Christian band was honored with the prestigious Legacy Award. The presentation at the SESAC Christian Music Awards, held March 4 at Hillwood Country Club, marked the first time the award, whose previous recipients include Neil Diamond, Paul Shaffer and Alice In Chains' Jerry Cantrell, has been given to an artist in the Christian music genre...
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Michael W. Smith
Just in time for the Easter season, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® and Michael W. Smith announce the release of Hymns, Smith's newest album, which will be available on March 24 exclusively at all Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® locations and online at crackerbarrel.com. The digital album will also be available for purchase at select digital retailers. This is the first time in his legendary career that Smith has recorded an album of traditional hymns, including many that he sang in church when he was young. The album contains 15 songs and will sell for $11.99...
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John Mark McMillan
This week acclaimed singer/songwriter John Mark McMillan released his first independent project, Borderland (Lionhawk Records), to much praise from media. Borderland was funded solely by a Kickstarter campaign with close to 70,000 raised and more than 1,500 contributors. The album debuted and remains at No. 1 on the iTunes Christian and Gospel chart and continues to hold a Top 15 slot in the iTunes Overall Albums chart this week...
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Capital Kings
After finishing the popular "Hits Deep Tour" with TobyMac, electronic-pop duo Capital Kings (Jon White and Cole Walowac) is gearing up for the release of their new project, REMIXD, on March 11 at all digital outlets. REMIXD will compile several remixed tracks from their self-titled album, which released last year, as well as the brand new song "Be A King." The album will be available exclusively as a CD at Family Christian Stores beginning March 25...
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Switchfoot
Tickets are now on sale for the Ichthus Festival, the nation's longest-running music festival with a message of hope, peace and love. The 2014 event is returning after a one-year hiatus and will be held June 4-7 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky. The Ichthus Festival, which started in 1970, was saved in May 2013 by Creation Festivals, which stepped in to revitalize the much-loved annual festival after financial problems caused it to close its doors...
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Unspoken
Centricity Music has developed a unique marketing plan in support of Unspoken’s first full album for the label. The self-titled project will release April 1, 2014 and comes on the heels of two Top 5 radio hits, “Who You Are,” and “Lift My Life Up,” along with two successful 5-song EPs. Unspoken features six new songs that were written or co-written by the band members, along with six previously recorded songs and a radio mix version of the new tune, “Tomorrow.” Unspoken marks the first time that any music from the band will be available at retail, as the previous EPs were only available for purchase online...
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Jesus Culture Music announces the release of Jesus Culture Reconstructed Vol.1 internationally March 11 through Fuel Distribution. The album is a collection of popular worship songs previously released by the label and re-imagined with the electronic sounds of Oh Snap It's Luke!. For the first two weeks following its release, iTunes® will be offering the new album for the special low price of $7.99...
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Save the City Records is partnering with Godchaserz Entertainment to bring you rapper Brinson's "No Other Heroes - Youth Resource Kit" that will be available at Christian retail stores on March 25th. Brinson is a hard touring Christian hip hop artist out of the southeast U.S. and is widely known as the rapper with a golden heart and crazy stage presence. Brinson is also known for eye-catching music videos, and in the new Youth Resource Kit, Brinson takes things further by teaching several "behind the music" video Bible lessons, paired with the content of his latest music CD "No Other Heroes...
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*Tuesday, March 4, 2014*

Demon Hunter
DEMON HUNTER will release Extremist on March 18th. The band whose albums have inspired some of the fiercest dedication in heavy music have crafted a new album full of their most rousing anthems thus far on their latest album for longtime label Solid State. Vocalist, primary songwriter and band co-founder Ryan Clark states: "In seven albums, none of us have ever...
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JoC
When fans selected a special preorder package for last fall's release of Jars of Clay's new studio album, Inland, they were sent a special digital remix EP titled Inlandia as a bonus. Today, the band has released the EP widely to all consumers, making it available on iTunes, AmazonMP3 or JarsOfClay.com. About the release, the band said, "We had such a great response from our Inland Bonus album that we thought it would be nice to offer an "official" release of the album...
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K-Love
At an exclusive press event this morning at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, K-LOVE announced the nominees for this year’s second annual K-LOVE Fan Awards. Set for Sunday, June 1, K-LOVE - the leading Christian music radio network with a weekly listenership of over 13 million people - will once again bring the only fan-voted award show in Christian Music history to Music City. The K-LOVE Fan Awards and Ultimate Fan Experience kicks off on Friday, May 30 and will wrap with the star-studded award show at Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry on Sunday, June 1. Among the attendees for today’s press conference were K-LOVE’s Mike Novak and David Pierce...
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Lauren Daigle
CentricWorship releases its first church single, "Nothing But The Blood," off the label's new worship EP, All The Saints: Live From The CentricWorship Retreat-No. 1 for download today, March 4, 2014. With its memorable melodies and traditional hymn-like elements, "Nothing But The Blood" captivates listeners and worship musicians alike, becoming an instant classic for now and years to come...
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The Real Life Deluxe Edition, marks a new turn in the emergence of indie/pop rockers Bread of Stone. Produced in association with hit makers Lynn Nichols (Switchfoot) and Tedd Tjornhom (MuteMath), The Real Life Deluxe Edition fuses a progressive, indie vibe with great songs and a positive world outlook and you can pre-order it today on iTunes...
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BadChristian Music eagerly announces its partnership with Kings Kaleidoscope, the 10 musician collective from Seattle whose music is self-described as "designed chaos." To celebrate the partnership and BadChristian's first release, Kings Kaleidoscope will unveil a total of six new live music videos, one video every 56 hours for 14 days, beginning on Tuesday, March 4th. This promotion will lead up to the release of their new...
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Michael Sweet
Michael Sweet, singer/songwriter/guitarist for the multi-platinum rock band Stryper, is releasing the debut single, "I'm Not Your Suicide," from his upcoming solo album of the same name being released on May 6th via Big 3 Records. Michael Sweet has partnered up with ChildHelp for the release of the single. Michael Sweet and Big3 Records are donating a portion of the proceeds from the sale of 'I'm Not Your Suicide' to ChildHelp. The single is available via iTunes and can be purchased here: http://tinyurl.com/NotYourSuicideiTunes. The video for "I'm Not Your Suicide" will...
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*Monday, March 3, 2014*

Emery
BADCHRISTIAN, GREATSAVIOR-written by rockers Matt Carter and Toby Morrell of Emery, and Pastor Joey Svendsen-reveals intimate details of the author's lives and discusses problems within today's Christian society. They expose their own struggles with sexual sin, depression, betrayal, anger, and alcohol abuse. All the while, they lived a second life: attending church, leading worship, and appearing to be as "good" as possible. Over 1,500 pre-sale copies of the book have been sold. BADCHRISTIAN, GREATSAVIOR's publishing was crowd-funded by BADCHRISTIAN's fans and tripled its funding goal. Visit Amazon.com to download it for Kindle...
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Jonah 33 will be releasing a brand new EP at the end of April. This will be the first Jonah 33 album since the release of The Heart Of War in 2007. Founder and frontman Vince Lichlyter will be recording the entire album himself with blazing guitars and hard hitting drums. Fans won't want to miss the return of Jonah 33...
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Mary Mary
Last night's season three premiere of WE tv's original series Mary Mary (Feb. 27, 9-10 pm, ET/PT) delivered nearly one million total viewers, up an impressive +62% over the season two premiere. The show also greatly increased its performance across key demos. Highlights of the season three premiere (versus season two premiere)...
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Trin-I-Tee 5:7
Maranatha! Music has done it again. The fanfare, success, and hype of past Top 25 Series CDs spurred the release of a new gem: Top 25 Gospel Songs 2014 Edition. The upcoming album, in stores and online March 18, 2014, boasts all original artist recordings from some of the brightest, biggest, and best Gospel artists performing the praise songs the church yearns to hear...
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*Saturday, March 1, 2014*

Indie rock band Quiet Science have launched a new IndieGoGo campaign to fund a new worship album. The band recently debuted a new song called "Splendour" (which featured Cool Hand Luke's Mark Nicks on drums) that streamed here at Jesusfreakhideout.com in February...
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This Friday, June 22
Fades Away Resurrection Part I EP [Voluminous]

Here Be Lions Only a Holy God [Live] [Integrity]
Impending Doom The Sin and Doom Vol. II [eOne]
Javen Grace [Tyscot]
Lecrae Let the Trap Say Amen [Reach]
Peabod Healthy Snacks [Centricity]
Plumb Beautifully Broken [Centricity]
Plumb Fight For Her Book [Shoe Publishing]
Matthew West All In (Re-Release) [Sparrow Records]
Urban Rescue Run (single) (Independent)

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Hillsong Young & Free III [Capitol CMG]
John Mark McMillan The Mercury Sessions [Lionhawk]


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