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September, 2018



*Friday, September 28, 2018*


Mae Releases Otherworldly EP, "3.0"

American rock band, MAE, has released a new EP today, entitled 3.0 via Tooth & Nail Records. The EP, produced by lead vocalist Dave Elkins, is the home of previously released singles " 5 Light Years " and " Let It Die ." 3.0 is a "preview" to the band's self-titled full-length album, due out October 28, and is available to listen to through all streaming services including Spotify, Apple Music, and more... << Full Report >>

Madeline McDonald Drops Debut Single, "Well Behaved Women"

Singer/songwriter Madeline McDonald released her debut single, "Well Behaved Women" today. Making a bold statement with her lyrics and spirited delivery, the talented newcomer celebrates the power of believing in yourself and encourages others to courageously do the same... << Full Report >>

Dream Records Debuts New Music from New Hope Oahu and Freedom Church

Running The Race was recorded live in Cardiff, in Wales, at Freedom Church’s annual event ‘The Cave’ in 2018. The stadium-ready chant and dance vibe of ‘Running The Race’ victoriously carries the message of Hebrews 12, a part in the Bible that describes how all of us are called to be runners in the race of faith marked out for us. It’s a reminder that in the moments when it seems like you’ve hit a wall and the hurdles seem too high, faith and love is our fuel and God is always with us. The fight is never in vain - right up... << Full Report >>

Michael Edmonds' New Single, "Worship In Me," Hits iTunes

“Worship In Me,” a new single from Nashville-based singer/songwriter and recording artist Michael Edmonds is being released today to iTunes. The song, currently playing at Christian INSPO/Soft AC and Christian AC radio outlets, debuted at No. 1 at Christian Radio Chart... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, September 27, 2018*


TFK Frontman Trevor McNevan Launches New Hip Hop Project, "I Am The Storm"

Known as the frontman, songwriter for rock favorite Thousand Foot Krutch, Trevor McNevan unveils his eight-track EP, FIGHT MUSIK VOL. 1, today under the moniker I AM THE STORM. The new recording is available now at Apple Music, Spotify, iTunes, Google Play, Amazon.com and more through the link https://the-fuel-music.lnk.to/IAMSFIGHTMUSIKVOL1, and with management, marketing... << Full Report >>

Pat Barrett Releases Live/Acoustic Song, Video Of "Sails" Available Now

Bowyer & Bow / Capitol Christian Music Group artist, songwriter and worship leader Pat Barrett debuts a newly recorded acoustic live version of his stunning ballad "Sails." Featuring Amanda Lindsey Cook and Steffany Gretzinger on the new recording, the single is available now in both audio and video formats... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, September 26, 2018*


Lysa TerKeurst and Levi Lusko Join Mack Brock for Compassion LIVE's "The Encounter Tour"

Compassion LIVE’s “The Encounter Tour” will unite New York Times Bestselling Author Lysa TerKeurst with pastor and bestselling author Levi Lusko alongside worship led by Mack Brock for a 13 date trek early next year. Speaker and author Shelene Bryan will helm the evening of authentic sharing aimed at ushering attendees into an encounter with God... << Full Report >>

Theocracy's "Mirror of Souls" Vinyl Edition Announced

Ulterium Records are proud to announce the release of a limited vinyl edition of the classic THEOCRACY album "Mirror of Souls". The vinyl edition is strictly limited to 500 copies worldwide (350 copies with black discs and 150 copies with transparent discs) and the release date is set to November 23rd... << Full Report >>

Lexi Recovers From Successful Surgery, Releases New Music Video

Earlier this month, Motown Gospel recording artist Lexi underwent a successful surgery to remove a large, benign polyp, which her doctors discovered during a routine screening. She disclosed news of the surgery on social media, the evening before entering the hospital, as an urgent reminder to her followers of the importance of early screenings and regular check-ups.

Lexi’s commitment to health and fitness has been an ongoing part of her social media presence for several years. Immediately following the procedure, Lexi learned how dire the situation was... << Full Report >>



*Tuesday, September 25, 2018*


Tori Kelly Tori Kelly Sets Record with Her Chart-Topping New Project, "Hiding Place"

Hiding Place – GRAMMY®-nominated artist Tori Kelly’s new passion project – has set the record for the most first-week streams ever for a gospel album. The collection, which was produced by 12-time GRAMMY Award winner Kirk Franklin, debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums chart and had the highest-selling week of any 2018 gospel album. Hiding Place also topped Billboard’s Gospel Streaming Songs and Gospel Digital Song Sales charts plus the Apple Music Christian genre chart... << Full Report >>

*Monday, September 24, 2018*


Lauren Daigle Lauren Daigle Announces "The Behold Christmas Tour"

Platinum selling, two-time GRAMMY Nominee Lauren Daigle has announced The Behold Christmas Tour. Presented by Food for the Hungry, the tour will kick off on November 29th in Roanoke, VA and make stops in Orlando, Lafayette, and San Antonio before wrapping in Austin, TX on December 16th. Joining Lauren will be Americana duo The War and Treaty. Tickets for the Behold Christmas... << Full Report >>

Meredith Andrews Meredith Andrews To Record Live Worship Album In Nashville Sept. 26

Worship leader Meredith Andrews is hosting a FREE concert this Wednesday at Rocketown in Nashville where she will record 6 new songs for her new live worship album. For tickets and more details, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/an-evening-of-worship-with-meredith-andrews-tickets-49155210558?aff=eac2. The 6-song EP will be Meredith's first live worship recording, following a series of studio albums through Word Entertainment... << Full Report >>

Fit For A King Fit For A King's "Dark Skies" Debuts #2 on Billboard Hard Rock Charts

Fit For A King are celebrating a monumental first week for recently released album Dark Skies. Securing charting positions including the #2 Hard Rock, #3 Rock, #13 Top Current Albums and #69 on the Billboard 200, this album has given Fit For A King the biggest first week in their decade-long history. Dark Skies has been streamed over 5 Million times on Spotify, locking in multiple adds to major mainstream metal playlists... << Full Report >>

*Friday, September 22, 2018*


Switchfoot Switchfoot Teases New Music As They Announce "Hiatus Is Over"

A band taking an official "break" from touring and making music is a scary thing to fans, because seldom do they actually return. Late last year, Switchfoot announced that they were "home," officially taking time off of the road, and almost entirely from the band, but they continued to play a few select previously-booked dates (including their own Bro-Am event), and kept active on social media, all the while reminding fans they're still around. On April 1st, the band jokingly teased "project 11," AKA their eleventh studio album... << Full Report >>

toby TobyMac's Popular "HITS DEEP Tour" To Hit 34 Arenas With 2019 Return

TobyMac’s popular “HITS DEEP Tour” will trek 34 stops nationwide in 2019 with Jeremy Camp, Jordan Feliz, Ryan Stevenson, We are Messengers and Aaron Cole. The 7X GRAMMY® winner’s headlining jaunt is a partnership with K-LOVE, Air1, Awakening Events and Food for the Hungry. Among the stops are Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena, Atlanta’s Infinite Energy Arena, Hoffman Estates’ Sears Centre Arena, Newark’s Prudential Center and more... << Full Report >>

Stars Go Dim Releases EP, Titled "Better," Today

Today is the day that Curb | Word Entertainment pop artist STARS GO DIM releases their EP, Better. The six-song EP is available now at all digital formats

"Heaven on Earth," the EP's first single, is continuing to impact radio on the Billboard National Christian Audience Chart and Mediabase National Christian Audience Chart. The Top 15 single is also featured on the Amazon Music playlist - Best Christian of 2018 So Far... << Full Report >>



Tim Timmons Debuts New Single Today, "I Belong," Featuring Amy Grant

Nashville, Tenn - GRAMMY® and Dove Award-nominated songwriter and artist Tim Timmons debuts his latest single today. Titled "I Belong" and featuring Amy Grant, the upbeat and anthemic song can be found on all digital formats by clicking here. "I Belong" is also featured on Spotify's New Music Friday song list... << Full Report >>

Ellie Holcomb Ellie Holcomb Releases SING: CREATION SONGS Today

Renowned singer/songwriter Ellie Holcomb debuts her first collection of children's music today. The EP, Sing: Creation Songs (Full Heart Music), is available now on all digital formats and is already the top-selling children's album at Amazon... << Full Report >>

Country Artist Josh Turner Realizes a Dream Come True with Forthcoming Album, "I Serve A Savior" Oct. 26

Multi-platinum-selling country singer Josh Turner’s I Serve A Savior will release on Oct. 26, adding a new dimension to the GRAMMY® nominee’s already acclaimed career. The faith-based collection includes hand-picked hymns, alongside brand-new originals and live recordings of some of Turner’s most memorable hits including “Me and God” and “Long Black Train... << Full Report >>

Gawvi Gawvi Drops New Track "Get Em" and Announces New Album PANORAMA

Critically acclaimed award-winning music producer, DJ and solo artist GAWVI has dropped a brand new track featuring fellow artists Aklesso, Rhomar Jessy & TROSSTHEGIANT titled “GET EM”. The song was produced by GAWVI himself and is the fourth consecutive single released by the Reach Records artist this year, all of which will appear on GAWVI’s forthcoming sophomore LP. Today, GAWVI revealed the title to his... << Full Report >>

Matthew Parker Announces New Album, "Daydreamer," Due Out October 26th

DRÖM is excited to announce Daydreamer, Matthew Parker's 3rd album and follow up to his highly successful Adventure album.   The name of his first single will be called "Breathe." It will be released as part of a pre-order on iTunes, Amazon and Apple Music with a stand alone single release on Spotify beginning October 12th.  "Breathe" will also be the first radio single as a follow up to his last 3 top 5 Billboard Christian Hot AC / CHR singles... << Full Report >>

Christon Gray Follows Up Smash Hit With "Time Out"

After releasing one of the most successful songs in Christian music history, Christon Gray’s back with his brand new song, ‘Time Out’. After seeing ‘Stop Me’ dominate the industry over the last two years*, Gray learned you don’t have to sugar coat the message of Jesus to reach new fans. Staying true to that... << Full Report >>

Andy Mineo Andy Mineo's New Project "II: The Sword" Arrives Today

Rapper Andy Mineo returns with his latest project, II: The Sword, available today (September 21) for purchase and streaming across all DSPs via Reach Records. The Sword is the second of four EP’s, which taken together, will culminate into Mineo’s third LP... << Full Report >>

Tenth Avenue North Tenth Avenue North Announces "Decade The Halls Tour" 2018

Multiple Dove Award winning band Tenth Avenue North has announced plans to bring back its fan-favorite “Decade The Halls” Tour this Christmas season, with special guests Love & The Outcome and Land of Color. Presented in part by Compassion International, the tour kicks off Nov. 29, making stops in markets like Lincoln (Neb.), Madison (Wis.), Milwaukee, Fargo, Sioux Falls, Cedar Rapids, Minneapolis and more, wrapping up on Dec. 9... << Full Report >>

New Debut Single "It Is Well (My Soul Sings)" By Canyon Hills Worship Releases on DREAM Worship

DREAM Worship Announces the new, debut single, "It Is Well (My Soul Sings)," by Canyon Hills Worship. Buy / stream. If there were ever a song that just focuses on the depth of God's Love it is "Is Is Well (My Soul Sings)."  Ellisha Yeley's voice on this emotionally hopeful worship song is powerful to say the least... << Full Report >>

Aaron Boyd Releases "Jericho"

Jericho, the new project from prolific artist and songwriter Aaron Boyd, is available TODAY! Boyd is best known for the writing the popular worship anthem, "God Of This City," made popular by Chris Tomlin. The title track, "Jericho," features a special appearance by Newsboys member, Michael Tait... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, September 20, 2018*


Erica Campbell Warryn and Erica Campbell To Debut Song, Video "All of My Life" September 21

First teased during this summer’s break out hit, TV One’s “We’re The Campbells”, Warryn and Erica Campbell are ready to unveil their new single, “All Of My Life,” on Friday, September 21, 2018... << Full Report >>

Steph Carse Wins Best Music Video at Canadian International Faith & Family Film Festival

JUNO Nominated Male Vocalist Steph Carse was honored at the 2nd Annual Canadian International Faith & Family Film Festival, winning “Best Music Video” at the star-studded event. The festival wrapped on Sunday at University of Toronto’s Innis College with a ceremony honoring winners from an... << Full Report >>

Integrity Music Welcomes Nashville's Local Sound

Integrity Music welcomes the Nashville, Tennessee-based Local Sound and announces the September 21 release of the band’s new single, “Nobody.”  Founded and led by Jared Runion, Local Sound grew out of the Nashville college and young adult ministry MyLocal615 and sees itself as culture creators who support the work of the local church in the lives of young adults... << Full Report >>

Help Fund Randy Rose's Next Rose Album Via Kickstarter

Rock band Rose, the brainchild of Mad at the World's Randy Rose, is just three days away from the close of a Kickstarter campaign to fund a new Rose album... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, September 19, 2018*


Fight the Fury Skillet's John Cooper Announces New Metal Side Project, Fight the Fury

Skillet has been rocking listeners since 1996, but it's hard to deny that the band's sound has evolved a lot in recent years. Knowing this, frontman John Cooper has started a new metal side project called Fight the Fury, which he announced today. The band plans to release a new EP this year and tour Russia in December... << Full Report >>

House Of Heroes House of Heroes Moves Sold Out "The End Is Not The End" Tenth Anniversary Show Twice To New Venue!

Last week, House of Heroes announced a special concert to honor the 10-year anniversary of their fan favorite, and critically-acclaimed, album The End is Not the End.The concert was originally planned for December 28 at Rumba Cafe in the band's... << Full Report >>

Fit For A King FIT FOR A KING Releases Powerful Music Video for "Oblivion"

Fit For A King have released the official music video for "Oblivion" today. The video tells a powerful story of pain, abuse and forgiveness. "Oblivion, on its own, is a very personal songs to me, but with this video, it's... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, September 18, 2018*


MercyMe MercyMe's 2019 "Imagine Nation Tour" To Also Feature Crowder And Micah Tyler

MercyMe’s 2019 “Imagine Nation Tour” will find the group traversing 30+ cities nationwide alongside fellow GRAMMY® nominee Crowder and multiple GMA Dove Award nominee Micah Tyler. Los Angeles, Portland, Orlando, Baltimore and more are on lineup for the three month long stretch taking place between Mar. 7 and May 11 of next year... << Full Report >>

for King & Country for KING & COUNTRY, Jekalyn Carr, Social Club Misfits and Zach Williams Added to 49th Annual GMA Dove Awards, October 16

The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced another round of all-star performances for the 49th Annual GMA Dove Awards, including GRAMMY® award-winning duo for KING & COUNTRY, burgeoning gospel star Jekalyn Carr, hip hop act Social Club Misfits and award-winning singer-songwriter Zach Williams... << Full Report >>

*Monday, September 17, 2018*


Lauren Daigle Lauren Daigle's "Look Up Child" Debuts at #3 on Billboard Top 200

Lauren Daigle’s new album Look Up Child debuted this past week at #3 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart, behind only Eminem and Paul McCartney, setting personal and industry chart highs for the Grammy nominated, platinum selling vocalist. The story was different on the digital charts though, as Look Up Child debuted at No. 1 on the iTunes digital sales chart. A new making of video from Lauren’s time in the studio is now available here: https://youtu.be/4Rwie0iDLXc... << Full Report >>

Matt Maher Matt Maher Announces The Release Of His Holiday CD and Book, "The Advent Of Christmas"

Multi award-winning artist and songwriter Matt Maher will release his holiday album, The Advent of Christmas (Essential Records/Provident Label Group) on October 19. A children's book of the same name will also release the same day with Wellspring Publishing, a division of Beacon Publishing. The Advent of Christmas is Maher's first holiday album in his ten-year recording career. With this 13-song collection, encompassing both originals and traditional favorites, it is his hope that they will... << Full Report >>

Gospel Icon Donnie McClurkin Unveils New Songs In Live Concert Special Tuesday Sept. 18 on TBN

Multiple GRAMMY®, Stellar, and Dove Award-winning Gospel icon Donnie McClurkin will unveil a selection of new songs in a live concert special, airing Tuesday, September 18th 2018, on Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) at 8 PM/9C. In McClurkin’s live album concert special, the prolific singer/songwriter... << Full Report >>

*Friday, September 14, 2018*


Zach Williams Zach Williams Releases Special EP Today, "Survivor: Live From Harding Prison"

Provident Label Group/Sony Music proudly announces GRAMMY® Award-winning artist Zach Williams has released a special EP today, titled Survivor: Live From Harding Prison. The six-song project was recorded live earlier this summer from the Nashville-based prison where Williams and his band performed an acoustic set of his hits, along with Bethel Music's "No Longer Slaves," for 250 men who are currently incarcerated. The project was produced in... << Full Report >>

Kari Jobe Kari Jobe and Cody Carnes Release New Single Today, "Cover The Earth"

Capitol Christian Music Group artists and husband and wife Kari Jobe and Cody Carnes have released a special new song together, "Cover The Earth," available at all digital outlets today. Click here to listen or purchase the single. Yesterday they debuted the live music video of the standalone song, which is also placed below. Originally written by Daniella Mason, this song has been made anew with a bridge written by Cody putting their unique spin on the popular... << Full Report >>

Blanca Blanca Drops Highly-Anticipated Sophomore Album "Shattered" Available Worldwide

Curb | Word Entertainment’s powerhouse vocalist Blanca has released her highly anticipated sophomore album Shattered today and it is available worldwide and critics are singing her praise... << Full Report >>

Silent Planet Release New Single, "In Absence"

Silent Planet have released a new single, "In Absence", from the upcoming album When The End Began, due out 11/2/18 via Solid State Records. Stream... << Full Report >>

Hitmaker Christon Gray Releases Single "Time Out"

Chart topping rapper, singer, songwriter, and producer Christon Gray, has released the new single “Time Out,” out on digital music platforms and at Christian CHR and Gospel radio. “Time Out” is the second song available from his upcoming album Clear The Heir (Fo Yo Soul/Essential Sound/Sony Music)... << Full Report >>

Tori Kelly Tori Kelly's New Gospel Album, "Hiding Place," Out Today

GRAMMY®-nominated artist Tori Kelly honors her gospel roots on the new R&B infused project, Hiding Place, which was released today by Capitol Records. Produced by 12-time GRAMMY® Award winner Kirk Franklin and available everywhere, the collection features guest artists Lecrae... << Full Report >>

Jason Gray Jason Gray Releases New EP, "The Kipper Gray Sessions"

Contemporary Christian music veteran Jason Gray is always excited to release new music, but with his latest record, he’s exceptionally eager. The reason can be found in the album title: The Kipper Gray Sessions, named for its producer, Jason’s son. This 5-track EP is available now on all digital outlets, and the lyric video for its first track... << Full Report >>

Fit For A King Fit for a King Releases Highly Anticipated Album, "Dark Skies"

Today marks the release of Fit For A King's most personal album yet, Dark Skies. The Dallas-based metal-core band has consistently delivered strong music with personal lyrics, but their latest LP, produced and mixed by the legendary Drew Fulk (I Prevail, Motionless In White, Memphis May Fire), pushes them even further. Heralding praise from outlets like... << Full Report >>

James Gardin Crafts Tommy Hilfiger Theme, "Iconic"

World renowned fashion brand Tommy Hilfiger selects James Gardin & Terem's urban pop single "Iconic" for their TommyNow Icons campaign. Lewis Hamilton showed his first #TommyXLewis collection, womenswear ambassadors Hailey Baldwin, Winnie Harlow and Maggie Jiang walked the Shanghai skyline and guests had a great time... << Full Report >>

Branan Murphy Artist Branan Murphy Releases Debut EP Today

Sony/Provident’s Essential Records' pop artist Branan Murphy releases his self-titled debut EP today at all digital outlets. The six-song collection features four previously released tunes that collectively have amassed four+ million streams in just under 16 months: "All The Wrong Things (feat. Koryn Hawthorne)," "Enough," "Talk About It" and "My Life." Launching alongside the EP are two new music videos; the multi-format single "My Life," and the previously unreleased hip-hop... << Full Report >>

Mosaic MSC's New Album "Heaven" Out Today; Gets Ready for Tour

Mosaic MSC, the worship and heartbeat behind Mosaic, a church movement started in the heart of Hollywood with campuses across Los Angeles, Orange County, and Mexico City, releases their third career album “HEAVEN.” Available today on Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon and anywhere else music is digitally sold, the compilation builds on the global success of “Tremble,” MSC’s biggest hit single to date that garnered the group recent Dove Award nominations for... << Full Report >>

Running Club Records Signs Worship Artists Rivers and Robots, Josh Gauton

Running Club Records, a Brighton, UK-based label home for new worship music in the UK, welcomes Rivers & Robots and Josh Gauton and announces the release of new music from both artists. Helmed by Chris Lawson Jones, Running Club was created as a hub for young artists with the aim of cultivating the worship expressions emerging in the United... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, September 13, 2018*


toby 7-Time GRAMMY Winner TobyMac To Release "The Elements" Oct. 12

TobyMac’s The Elements will release on Oct. 12 providing the first new collection of music from the chart-topping artist in three years. The Elements marks the 7X GRAMMY® winner’s seventh album following the RIAA Gold Certification of his previous six solo albums. Billboard exclusively announced the 11 track album on their homepage... << Full Report >>

House of Heroes Announce Special "The End Is Not The End" Tenth Anniversary Show

Fans haven't heard much from former Gotee Records rock band House of Heroes since the release of their album Colors in 2016. The band broke the silence this week, however, when they announced a special concert to honor the 10-year anniversary of their fan favorite, and critically-acclaimed, album The End is Not the End... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, September 12, 2018*


Ellie Holcomb Ellie Holcomb Pens Her First Children's Book; First Children's EP - Releasing This Fall

Renowned singer/songwriter Ellie Holcomb will release her first children’s book along with a children’s EP this fall. The book, “Who Sang the First Song?”, will release with B&H Publishing on Oct. 4, 2018. Her EP, Sing: Creation Songs, which was inspired by her debut book, will be available everywhere on Sept. 21... << Full Report >>

Matthew West First Ever "The Roadshow Christmas Tour" and Fan-Favorite "The Roadshow Tour" Announce 29 Stops Nationwide

Continuing to take both music and message to thousands, Compassion LIVE’s “The Roadshow Christmas Tour” and The Roadshow Tour2019 have unveiled their list of 29 coast to coast visits. Matthew West, Matt Maher, Building 429, Plumb, Josh Wilson and Leanna Crawford are on the docket for the first-ever “The Roadshow Christmas Tour” visiting arenas in November and December with... << Full Report >>

Orrico Christian Music's Most Powerful Female Vocalists to Share the Stage for REUNITE CCM

Contemporary Christian Music’s most powerful female voices will come together Friday, November 2 for REUNITE CCM! This one-night-only special concert event will feature Nikki Leonti, Crystal Lewis, Stacie Orrico and Rachael Lampa, plus... << Full Report >>

Koryn Hawthorne Makes History as First Female Artist To Hold #1 on Billboard Hot Gospel Songs Chart for 26 Weeks

Inspirational music “It Girl” Koryn Hawthorne continues to shatter records as a new artist, making history as the first female artist to hold the #1 position on Billboard’s Hot Gospel Songs chart for 26 weeks with her energizing single, “Won’t He Do It,” remaining #1 on the latest chart (for the week... << Full Report >>

MARK209 Sings for President Bush

MARK209 received an invitation from President George H.W. Bush to visit Walker’s Point (the Bush family summer home) and perform an intimate concert for the former President and his family... << Full Report >>

*Monday, September 10, 2018*


Compassion Productions Launches Compassion LIVE

Compassion Productions is announcing a re-branding of their popular touring division to Compassion LIVE. During its eight year tenure the touring arm of Compassion International has welcomed over 650,000 people to experiences that matter and witnessed over 40,000 children sponsored through Compassion International... << Full Report >>

Israel Houghton Israel Houghton Launches Pre-Order for New Album "Road To DeMaskUs"

Six-time GRAMMY® winning artist, songwriter and producer ISRAEL HOUGHTON’s new album Road To DeMaskUs is available for pre-order now.  Releasing on September 28th, the album features the singles “Reckless Love” and “Promise Keeper” featuring Travis Greene, which are available now with a pre-order... << Full Report >>

Michael Edmonds Releases New Single, "Worship In Me"

Nashville-based singer/songwriter and recording artist Michael Edmonds is releasing a new single today to Christian INSPO/Soft AC and Christian AC radio outlets. The song, “Worship In Me,” also is available for pre-sale on iTunes... << Full Report >>

*Friday, September 7, 2018*


Tori Kelly Tori Kelly Announces Hiding Place Tour

GRAMMY®-nominated artist Tori Kelly will kick off a North American headline tour on October 18 at The Tabernacle in Atlanta, GA. The run is in support of her new project, Hiding Place, a powerful collection of R&B infused gospel songs that was produced by 12-time GRAMMY® Award winner Kirk Franklin. In addition to playing such venues as Warner Theatre in Washington DC... << Full Report >>

Lauren Daigle New Album From Platinum Selling Artist Lauren Daigle Available Now

Today, platinum selling, two-time GRAMMY Award nominee Lauren Daigle has released her much anticipated sophomore album, Look Up Child. Its first single, “You Say,” has received critical acclaim, debuting at No. 53 on the Billboard Hot 100, No. 5 on Billboard’s all-genre Digital Song Sales List, and No. 2 on the... << Full Report >>

Dan Bremnes Dan Bremnes Release "Wherever I Go" EP Today

Award-winning singer/songwriter and world traveler Dan Bremnes releases his 7-song EP, Wherever I Go, today on Curb | Word Entertainment. Click here to listen or purchase the EP. This project is a collection of songs sharing the last four years and adventures from the Juno Award-winning... << Full Report >>

Dove Awards Lauren Daigle, Tori Kelly, Kirk Franklin and More Set to Perform at GMA Dove Awards, Oct. 16

The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced another round of all-star performances for the 49th Annual GMA Dove Awards, including award-winning singer-songwriter Lauren Daigle, a Newsboys reunion celebrating the band's 25th anniversary, a duet by chart-topping recording artist Natalie Grant and rising star Koryn Hawthorne, and a first-time Dove Awards performance by GRAMMY® nominated artist Tori Kelly featuring gospel legend Kirk Franklin... << Full Report >>

Natalie Grant Bible Tour 2018 Nears Launch With Great Response, Adds New Birmingham Date

As The Bible Tour 2018 nears its fall launch date, ticket sales are ramping up and tour organizers have announced an additional show in Birmingham, Ala., on Sept. 19. In partnership with ChildFund, the popular Bible Tour is returning for its fourth year, visiting 14 markets around the U.S. This not-to-be-missed live... << Full Report >>

Singer/Songwriter Austin French Delivers Debut "Wide Open" to Critical Acclaim, Available Now

Wide Open, the anticipated debut release from singer/songwriter Austin French is available today. Alongside the album's title track, Wide Open includes the powerful song “Why God,” which the Georgia reared singer shared early with fans on Facebook to pay tribute to victims of the Santa Fe School shooting. Another standout on the debut is the current single, "Born Again," which has already broken top 30 at Billboard's Airplay National Audience... << Full Report >>

Motown Gospel Celebrates 20 Years with Compilation Album of Hit Songs

Premiere Gospel label, Motown Gospel, to release compilation album marking the label’s twenty years of iconic and genre-defining music.   Celebrating the 20th anniversary of Motown Gospel, this album journeys through the birth of EMI Gospel as a seedling artist development label to its rise and transition into Motown Gospel, one of... << Full Report >>

Alert312's New Album "Joy King Supreme" Now Available

Chicago Hip-Hop trio Alert312 proudly presents their third full-length record Joy King Supreme. The trio explores the source of joy that they find exclusively in the person of Jesus Christ and the infinite gifts he holds together for our joy. From injustice, gentrification, fear, identity, and hope in eternal... << Full Report >>

Passion's New "God, You're So Good" Featuring Travis Greene Drops Today

Passion teamed up with GRAMMY® nominated Gospel artist Travis Greene for a unique collaboration of “God, You’re So Good” available digitally and via video today. Passion’s latest chart-topping album Whole Heart was home to the original version of the track. To listen to Passion’s “God, You’re So Good” Featuring Travis Greene click here... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, September 6, 2018*


Dawn Michele Fireflight Lead Singer Dawn Michele To Release First Solo Worship Album, "Surrender"

Lead singer for Grammy and Dove Award-nominated Fireflight, Dawn Michele readies her first, full-length solo album, Surrender, and is inviting others to participate in the journey to the new worship album via PledgeMusic... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, September 5, 2018*


Tasha Layton BEC Recordings Announces The Signing, Debut Single From Tasha Layton

BEC Recordings announces the debut single from singer, songwriter, worship leader, speaker and author Tasha Layton. "I Belong To You" is available now on all digital formats by clicking here. A lyric video for the song also just released, which can be viewed here as well as below. The single will be included in Layton's upcoming EP release, Love Running Wild... << Full Report >>

Jon Foreman Jon Foreman Announces Special Re-Release of "The Wonderlands" EPs

With this week being the three-year anniversary since the release of his Darkness EP, singer/songwriter (and Switchfoot frontman) Jon Foreman has announced a special re-release of his Wonderlands EP series. The pre-order has gone live on his webstore. Yesterday, Foreman wrote, "3 years ago today, I released the third EP in the Wonderlands series, titled 'Darkness'.  A few weeks after that 'Dawn' came out and I set out to play all 25 songs... << Full Report >>

Koryn Hawthorne Guest Stars on GREENLEAF Tonight on OWN!

Chart-topping young star and two-time 2018 Dove Awards nominee Koryn Hawthorne makes a return appearance in Lionsgate’s hit drama series, Greenleaf tonight, September 5th at 10 pm/9c on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. Her song “Speak the Name” will be featured in the episode... << Full Report >>

Annie Moses Band Award-Winning Annie Moses Band Announces 2018 Christmas with the Annie Moses Band Tour

PBS sensation and Emmy-nominated, award-winning folk group, Annie Moses Band, known for its fiery string playing and soulful renditions of beloved American songs, is taking its popular holiday show, Christmas with the Annie Moses Band, on tour for Christmas 2018... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, September 4, 2018*


Stryper STRYPER Guitarist Oz Fox to Resume Touring After Medical Scare

After heavy touring for the first part of 2018, STRYPER will return to the road this fall for the second half of their God Damn Evil World Tour. And there is good news for STRYPER fans… guitarist Oz Fox intends to return to the road for most of the dates this fall... << Full Report >>




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