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Coby James Shares 'Good News' EP On Tour With Steven Curtis Chapman

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NEWS SOURCE: Hoganson Media
March 31, 2023


Centricity Music’s chart-topping singer, songwriter, guitar aficionado and podcaster Coby James returns with “Good News” releasing today (March 31) at digital and streaming outlets everywhere via Going to radio May 15, the song is inspired by Jesus’ command in Mark 16:15 to preach the gospel, the good news, to all creation.

James not only takes this command seriously, but with a joy that permeates much of this 21-year-old’s life and music.

It’s good news ain’t it good for your soul

The real truth that the world needs to know

And I just had to tell you ‘cause I think we could use

Some good news

(“Good News” chorus)

Written with award-winning songwriters Paul Duncan and Colby Wedgeworth, James is sharing “Good News” live across the country while on the “Still” tour with Steven Curtis Chapman. The tour began March 2 and runs through the end of April. All the latest tour dates can be found at

“Dreams can come true,” states James on Instagram following the first night of the tour in Springfield, MO. “Unbelievable. What a night. So excited for all that’s to come.”

Chapman invited James, along with Gotee records’ Joseph O'Brien, on tour following this duo’s musical tribute to the legendary artist on their The CoJo Show podcast. The tribute, which can be seen at, and Chapman’s reciprocal response at, sparked a K-LOVE Radio Network surprise visit and songwriting session with Chapman that can be seen at


Coby James Shares 'Good News' EP On Tour With Steven Curtis Chapman

Pictured (l-r) on stage at the close of the first night of the “Still” tour in Springfield, MO are: Peter Wahlers, Joseph O’Brien, Steven Curtis Chapman and Coby James. (Photo Credit: Coby James Instagram)

For all the latest Coby James touring, music and more news, visit: https://cobyjames.comFacebookInstagramTwitterYouTubeSpotify and Apple Music.

About Coby James:

Centricity Music’s accomplished, TigerBeat-featured Coby James writes, produces and performs all of his own music, assembling relatable moments packaged in vibrant sonics. This thoughtful extrovert is drawn to unorthodox modern pop beats with John Mayer, Justin Bieber, Shawn Mendes and other influences apparent in his music. Notching a No. 1 song as a contributing writer on Courtnie Ramirez’s track, “Who We Are,” along with his own Top 5, “Born Ready,” and Top 10 Billboard AC hit, “Brand New,” James has also released the crossover single and Mary Mary tribute “Shackles (Praise You)” featuring Evvie McKinney.

In addition to the singles, James has delivered two acclaimed, self-produced EPs, Mixtape, Side A, which unveiled a set of pop jams, and Mixtape, Side B that shines a spotlight on his acoustic sensibilities rooted in his masterful guitar skills and penchant for storytelling.

Engaging crowds at events like Camp Electric while also sharing stages with artists like Steven Curtis Chapman, Brandon Heath, Danny Gokey, Jason Crabb, Building 429, Rhett Walker and more, James further supports The Crossover Cups Mission and co-hosts The CoJo Show podcast with Joseph O'Brien.

About Centricity Music:

The No. 1 Billboard Top Christian Albums Imprint for three consecutive years, Centricity Music is an independent Christian music company based in Franklin, TN. Founded in 2005 with a commitment to artist development and stylistic diversity, its artist roster includes Andrew Peterson, Apollo LTD, Brandon Heath, Chris Renzema, Coby James, Jason Gray, Jordan Feliz, Katy Nichole, Lauren Daigle, Natalie Layne, North Point Worship, Patrick Mayberry and Unspoken. Providing label and publishing services, Centricity is a family-owned organization. The committed work of its staff and artists has yielded successes such as Grammy Awards, Billboard Awards, Dove Awards, K-Love Fan Awards, and multiple Gold and Platinum Albums and Singles. For more Information on Centricity Music, visit


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