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August, 2017

*Thursday, August 31, 2017*

Rend Collective Experiment Rend Collective Releases Hope-filled New Single "Rescuer (Good News)"

Known for being pioneers of modern worship, Irish band Rend Collective released their new single, “Rescuer (Good News)” to fans digitally on Friday, Aug. 25th. The first song off of their anticipated album, “Rescuer (Good News)” is set to impact radio on Sept. 1st... << Full Report >>

HURT ROAD, Memoir From Mark Lee of Third Day Releases This Tuesday, Sept. 5

Hurt Road, the memoir from Mark Lee is set to release this Tuesday, September 5 with Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group. Mark Lee is a founding member and guitarist for the multi-GRAMMY® Award winning group Third Day... << Full Report >>

Travis Greene To Perform "Together for Texas" To Aid Flood Victims

Tonight, GRAMMY® nominated and Stellar Award winning artist Travis Greene will join fellow world-renowned artists Natalie Grant, Jeremy Camp, Mark Hall of Casting Crowns, Danny Gokey, Jonathan McReynolds, Mandisa, Matt Maher, Matthew West, Ryan Stevenson and Hannah Kerr for a benefit... << Full Report >>

Natasha Owens to Donate All Proceeds from New Album "We Will Rise" to Hurricane Harvey Flood Relief Efforts

Like all Americans, Christian singer-songwriter Natasha Owens has been heartbroken over the ongoing flooding in her home state of Texas following Hurricane Harvey. After much prayer and discussion with her team, she’s decided to donate all proceeds from the retail sales of her new album, “We Will Rise,” through the end of the year... << Full Report >>

The Color Completes Successful Radio Tour

Award Winning pop group The Color, continues a rapid climb up the Billboard charts with their new single “Surprise.” The song is currently No. 35 on the National Audience chart, and has received new adds from WONU/Chicago, WJIE Louisville, Ky., and KFLR, Family Life Network. The good response comes on the heels of the band’s successful... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, August 30, 2017*

Tim Timmons Releases "Who I Am" September 22

Singer/songwriter, worship leader and record producer Tim Timmons independently releases his second children’s project, Who I Am, Sept. 22. Available for preorder beginning Sept. 8 at iTunes, and other digital retailers internationally, and available directly at... << Full Report >>

More Talent Added to 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards

The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced that Hillsong Worship, Matt Redman, Steven Malcolm and Tasha Cobbs Leonard will perform at the 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards along with previously announced performers Reba McEntire, MercyMe, CeCe Winans and Zach Williams. The awards show will be held live on Tuesday, October 17 at Lipscomb University's Allen Arena in Nashville... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, August 29, 2017*

Josh Wilson Josh Wilson Signs Artist & Publishing Deal With Black River Entertainment

Black River Entertainment's CEO Gordon Kerr announces the signing of acclaimed recording artist and songwriter Josh Wilson to both Black River Christian and Black River Publishing. Black River Entertainment’s CEO Gordon Kerr says, “What a privilege to get to know Josh Wilson and his beautiful family... << Full Report >>

Gospel Song Records Announces Partnership with The Sing Team

Gospel Song Records announces their partnership with The Sing Team. The worship band's full-length album, Sing On!, will be released September 15th. They've been on tour with Kings Kaleidoscope and Phil Wickham, and will go out again this fall with Citizens & Saints. Music resources will be made available on... << Full Report >>

Sajan Nauriyal Releases New Single and Lyric Video

Since releasing his debut album at the end of March, Sajan Nauriyal has made a true connection with listeners all over the world. He and his team are now releasing his next single called “Yours”. A song that is anthemic, carries a EDM sound with pop sensibilities. The footage we see in the lyric video was originally captured at the launch party for his debut album in Seattle, WA... << Full Report >>

Hall of Fame Vocalist Larnelle Harris Named This Year's Recipient of Orchestra Kentucky's Lifetime Achievement Award

Hall of Fame vocalist Larnelle Harris was named Orchestra Kentucky’s 2017 recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award in the Arts and Humanities.  Harris joins a distinguished list of performers and singers such as award-winning singer/songwriter Neil Sedaka, Peter Tork of the Monkees, and Grammy, Golden Globe and Academy Award winner, Paul Williams. Orchestra Kentucky director, Jeff Reed, said Harris was the perfect choice for the honor... << Full Report >>

Brian Allen Releases New Single, "The One"

Christian singer/songwriter Brian Allen is set to release a new single, titled “The One,” to Christian radio today. The song, from Allen’s upcoming new CD, goes for adds to Christian INSPO and A/C-formatted radio outlets... << Full Report >>

*Monday, August 28, 2017*

NF NF Announces New Album "Perception," Available October 6

After quietly topping multiple charts last year, selling out over forty dates on his North American tour this year, and building a hyper-dedicated fan base, Michigan rapper, singer, and songwriter NF gears up to release his third full-length album, Perception [Capitol Records], on Friday, October 6th, 2017... << Full Report >>

BEC Recordings Announces Signing of The Royal Royal

BEC Recordings announces their partnership with The Royal Royal, a worship band comprised of Gabriel and Nathan Finocchio. Since 2011, they’ve released two EP’s and two full length records. Their third album, Rococo, is set to release on BEC Recordings September 22nd. Pre-order the album here and get an instant download of their current radio single... << Full Report >>

Gospel Song Records Announces Partnership with Emerald Hymns

Gospel Song Records announces their new partnership with Emerald Hymns. The worship band’s record, Psalms, Hymns, & Spiritual Songs, will be released digitally on September 8th. The band focuses on original liturgical music and leads worship out of Grace Church in Seattle, WA. Music resources will be made available on... << Full Report >>

Jonny Lang Releases Video For "Stronger Together"

Jonny Lang’s brand new studio album, Signs, will be released in North America on September 8th via SayRai / Concord Records. The album (his sixth major label release) is his first in four years. Signs was released in Europe this past Friday via Provogue Records / Mascot Label Group... << Full Report >>

Chonda Pierce Is "Getting Back To Funny" This Fall

The best-selling female comedian of all time and beloved “Queen of Clean,” Chonda Pierce returns to the road next month with her “Getting Back To Funny” Tour. Hitting more than 25 cities across the country, the fall outing will feature singer/songwriter, actress and author Karyn Williams... << Full Report >>

*Friday, August 25, 2017*

Natalie Grant Natalie Grant, Charlotte Gambill Announce Dates for Dare To Be Tour 2018

Award-winning recording artist Natalie Grant and internationally-renowned author/speaker Charlotte Gambill are gearing up for the seventh annual Dare To Be Tour set to launch January 25, 2018. The highly-anticipated, multi-city women’s event kicks off in Raleigh-Durham and will... << Full Report >>

Clay Crosse Releases New Single "I Will Trust In You" To iTunes

A new single, “I Will Trust In You,” by veteran Contemporary Christian recording artist Clay Crosse is available for sale today via iTunes. The song, which Crosse says draws its message from John 16:33, currently is playing at Christian INSPO and Christian AC-formatted radio stations throughout the nation... << Full Report >>

Finding Favour Releases New Album, "Farewell Fear," Available Today

Gotee Records' Finding Favour has just released their latest album, Farewell Fear, which is available now by clicking here or visiting Already charting Top 10 on iTunes... << Full Report >>

The Heartbreaking, Hopeful Story of Alisa Turner

Worship artist Alisa Turner sings with passion and vulnerability. Her songs capture something almost mystical, yet deeply rooted in the hard stuff of the “now and not yet” grit of the everyday. It’s the lilt and innocence in her voice and the heartbreaking, but hopeful truth of her story... << Full Report >>

Sandra McCracken Releases "Steadfast Live" CD / DVD Today

Singer, worship leader, record producer and modern-day hymn writer Sandra McCracken self-releases today her 12th independent album, Steadfast Live, amidst 5-star acclaim. The 17-track CD / DVD featuring special guests All Sons & Daughters and Liz Vice was recorded live with McCracken’s band this spring at Nashville’s Art House and is available now at iTunes, and other retailers around the... << Full Report >>

John Tibbs' "Heartland" Releases Oct. 13, Title Track Available Today

Singer/songwriter John Tibbs independently releases today the second single and title track from his Heartland EP set to release Oct. 13 on Windmill & Wave Records with Tone Tree Music distribution and Heritage (an imprint of Bethel Music) digital marketing. Pledgers who preorder the EP at will receive an instant download of... << Full Report >>

Seventh Day Slumber Impacts Mainstream

VSR Music Group recording artist Seventh Day Slumber—one of Christian rock’s leading bands for nearly two decades—is impacting the mainstream with their acclaimed latest recording, Found. The album debuted on Billboard’s coveted Heatseekers Albums chart at #25 for the week of August... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, August 24, 2017*

MercyMe Reba McEntire, MercyMe, CeCe Winans & Zach Williams to perform at 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards

The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced that Reba McEntire, MercyMe, CeCe Winans and Zach Williams will perform at the 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards on Tuesday, October 17 at Lipscomb University's Allen Arena in Nashville. Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) will exclusively air the awards show on Sunday, October 22 at 8 p.m. CST. More talent announcements are forthcoming. Tickets are on sale now at the Allen Arena box office or... << Full Report >>

Hannah Kerr's Single "Warrior" Most Added Song at Radio This Week

With more than 20 stations on, Black River Christian artist HANNAH KERR’s new single “Warrior” has launched as the most added song at Christian Radio. Warrior,” as well as a pop-infused “Warrior (Battle Cry Remix),” were written by Alyssa Bonagura and Tami Hinesh, and are... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, August 23, 2017*

Natalie Grant & Danny Gokey Announce Celebrate Christmas Tour 2017

Award-winning artists Natalie Grant and Danny Gokey will ring in the holiday season together again this year on the Celebrate Christmas Tour, presented by Medi-Share, a national healthcare-sharing organization. Following a successful run... << Full Report >>

Red Rocks Worship Releases Their Album HERE On Sept. 22 With Sony Music And Essential Worship

Red Rocks Worship will release their label debut full-length album, HERE, on September 22 in partnership with Sony Music/Essential Worship. The anticipated 11-song live project, produced by Jeremy Edwardson, was recorded this past May at Denver's iconic Paramount Theatre in front of a sold-out crowd... << Full Report >>

Higher Vision Redefines the Worship Experience with Upcoming Debut Album

Week after week, Higher Vision Church is packed with nearly 3,000 adrenalized God followers. The 12-year-old multigenerational congregation just outside of Los Angeles is quite diverse, and that diversity takes center stage on Higher Vision Worship’s debut album, “For Your Kingdom” – available for pre-order now and everywhere on October 6... << Full Report >>

Maddie Rey Releases "Cruzin" To Christian Radio

A new single from teen Christian music recording artist Maddie Rey goes for adds today to Christian radio. The song, “Cruzin,” will be serviced to Christian CHR and Hot AC-formatted radio outlets... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, August 22, 2017*

Holly Starr To Release "Human" Sept. 15

Acclaimed singer/songwriter Holly Starr returns September 15 with the highly-anticipated Human (Artist Garden Entertainment), her first recording in two years. Throughout the seven-song set, Starr explores God’s faithfulness amidst the complexities of earthly relationships... << Full Report >>

*Monday, August 21, 2017*

MDSN (Madison) MDSN Debuts Official video for "Kerosene"

Integrity Music welcomes teen artist, songwriter and worship leader MDSN ("Madison") who just debuted her single and video for "Kerosene," to digital service providers and Christian radio.  The 16-year-old, who is based in Dallas, Texas, grew up singing in church alongside her worship leader parents, David and Nicole Binion, and serving on worship teams for the 10,000-member Covenant Church... << Full Report >>

Fit For A King Announce Fall Tour Dates

On Friday, Fit For A King announced they will be heading out on tour this fall with In Hearts Wake. Like Moths To Flames and Phinehas will accompany the bands on the road, kicking off in St. Louis, and hitting cities including Chicago, Baltimore, New York, Nashville, Los Angeles, Portland and Seattle. Tickets are on sale now... << Full Report >>

Kelly Vaughn Releases New Single To Christian Radio

Popular Dallas singer/songwriter Kelly Vaughn is set to release a new single to Christian radio today. The song, “1000 Times Before,” which is being serviced to Christian INSPO and Christian AC-formatted stations, is already gaining momentum with early adds at more than 38 radio outlets... << Full Report >>

Jeremy Camp Jeremy Camp Releases "The Answer" Single And Music Video

The Answer, the upcoming album from multi-award winning and GRAMMY® nominee JEREMY CAMP is now available for pre-order. Officially releasing October 6 (Capitol CMG), The Answer can be pre-ordered by clicking here. Additionally, the album's new single "The Answer" also debuted Friday, joined by a music video... << Full Report >>

Casting Crowns Casting Crowns, for KING & COUNTRY Announce A Glorious Christmas Tour

GRAMMY® award-winning artists Casting Crowns and for KING & COUNTRY announced today they will join forces this holiday season on A Glorious Christmas Tour. Presented by Compassion International, the tour marks a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see these two critically-acclaimed, top-selling Christian acts share the stage at... << Full Report >>

*Friday, August 18, 2017* Releases "Songs We've Been Trying To Tell You About (And Others We Haven't), Volume Six" Today!, one of the pioneers of Christian music media on the web, is proud to announce the release of Songs We've Been Trying To Tell You About (And Others We Haven't), Volume Six, the sixth entry in the website's popular free indie song compilation series. The 37-song compilation releases less than a week after the Jesus freak Hideout celebrated 21 years online... << Full Report >>

Christy Nockels Unveils Powerful Single

Three-time GMA Dove Award-winning recording artist Christy Nockels has released a new single, "Build My Life," available today. Following the release of her widely praised Christmas album, A Thrill of Hope, Nockels hopes to invite listeners... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, August 16, 2017*

Clay Crosse Releases New Single "I Will Trust In You"

Veteran Contemporary Christian recording artist Clay Crosse is releasing a new single to Christian radio today titled “I Will Trust in You.” The song, going for adds to Christian INSPO and Christian AC-formatted stations, draws its message from John 16:33, the multi-Dove Award-winning singer/songwriter said... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, August 15, 2017*

Matthew West A Personal Letter From Four-Time GRAMMY® Nominee Matthew West About "All In"

Check out this personal letter from contemporary pop singer/songwriter Matthew West: "I’m so excited to announce that my new record All In is going to release this September! For the past few records, I’ve embarked on a unique journey of storytelling that really flipped my... << Full Report >>

DREAM Records Releases "The Case For Christ" Soundtrack On CD

After a successful digital debut of The Case For Christ: Songs Inspired By the Original Motion Picture album, DREAM Records has partnered with Pure Flix Home Entertainment to release the CD as part of DVD release in all Christian Book retailers along with 11 exclusive behind the scene videos from the artists on the album to all retailers.... << Full Report >>

Pen Pals (Jetty Rae & Heath McNease) Release "I Disappear"

Pen Pals, comprised of indie artists Heath McNease and Jetty Rae, are poised to debut their next recording together, titled I Disappear. This week, the pair debuted a new music video for the title track, which you can view below. Jetty shared this personal letter with the video's release... << Full Report >>

Hillsong Young and Free Release New Single, "Love Won't Let Me Down"

GRAMMY® nominated Hillsong Young & Free has issued a brand new single, “Love Won’t Let Me Down,” garnering over a half million first-week views on YouTube for the lyric video and acoustic video. The song tracked 416,429 digital streams with placement on top playlists... << Full Report >>

Natasha Owens Shares Heartbreak and Hope with Fox News

Natasha Owens sat down with Fox News to talk about her new album, "We Will Rise,” and the heartbreak and hope that inspired it. In 2010, Natasha’s father died suddenly when the gun he was cleaning misfired, placing a bullet in his chest... << Full Report >>

*Monday, August 14, 2017*

Cody Carnes' Solo Debut Releasing Sept. 15

Capitol CMG's newest worship leader artist Cody Carnes is set to release his solo debut on September 15th titled The Darker The Night / The Brighter The Morning. This debut comes on the heels of his singles, "The Cross Has The Final Word," and "Til The End of Time (feat. Kari Jobe)", which were released earlier this year. Carnes' debut album is now available... << Full Report >>

Reconcile Releases Self-Directed Video for "Woke" featuring Lecrae

Reconcile releases his self-directed video for "Woke" featuring Lecrae. Lecrae gives the introduction to the powerful anthem that is much more than a rally cry for Black Lives Matter. Reconcile hypes up his fans with strong imagery throughout the video of the struggles African Americans have had in the United States. The "Woke" video flashes between color and black and white as Reconcile hoists an American flag in his hometown of Miami.... << Full Report >>

"I Can Only Imagine" Film Acquired By Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions

Global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) and Roadside Attractions have acquired rights to Jon and Andrew Erwin’s film I Can Only Imagine,  it was announced today by Lionsgate President of  Acquisitions and Co-Productions Jason Constantine and Roadside Attractions Co-Presidents and... << Full Report >>

*Friday, August 11, 2017*

Michael W. Smith Michael W. Smith Releases "A Million Lights" Single Today

Multi-Platinum, GRAMMY® and Dove Award winner Michael W. Smith releases his first new song in three years, “A Million Lights,” today from Rocketown Records and The Fuel Music. World premiering last month on SiriusXM The Message and going for adds now at Christian radio everywhere, the song is available to download or stream at outlets like iTunes... << Full Report >>

Bethel Music's Kristene DiMarco To Unveil Vibrant New Album, "Where His Light Was," On Sept. 22

Kristene DiMarco will release her first collection of hope-filled new songs with Bethel Music on Sept. 22, aptly titled Where His Light Was. For DiMarco, the album stands as a beacon, representing life lessons and revelations uncovered across the last 10 years of her life. Penned into 11 songs, the album’s axis is one of remembrance; exploring the way God illuminates our past and difficult seasons when we encounter His perspective and hear His voice... << Full Report >>

The Voice finalist Koryn Hawthorne releases debut EP KORYN HAWTHORNE

Acclaimed singer and former “The Voice” finalist Koryn Hawthorne is ready to take the music world by storm revealing to fans her eagerly-awaited first album project, with her self-titled RCA Inspiration debut EP set for release today! When it came time to collaborate on this project, Koryn's powerhouse vocals and impassioned delivery attracted some of music’s biggest names, including GRAMMY Award® winning producers/songwriters Warryn Campbell and Bernie Herms... << Full Report >>

Jesus Culture's "Love Has A Name" Releases Today; Outcry Tour Begins Tonight

Jesus Culture's new live worship album, Love Has A Name, is available today on Capitol CMG. The album was recorded at Jesus Culture's home church in Sacramento, CA and features their worship leaders Kim Walker-Smith, Chris Quilala, Bryan & Katie Torwalt, Derek Johnson and more... << Full Report >>

GATEWAY Marking Newest Full-Length Album, "Monuments," With Fair Trade Services Release On Sept. 15

GATEWAY will release their most recent album Monuments on Sept. 15 with Fair Trade Services. GATEWAY finds its origin at Gateway Church in Southlake, Tex., one of the largest churches in North America ministering to nearly 40,000 attendees across multiple... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, August 10, 2017*

Lecrae Lecrae To Lead Winter Jam West

GRAMMY®, Dove, Billboard Music Award and BET Award-winning hip-hop trailblazer Lecrae is set to lead the lineup of top Christian artists for this year’s Winter Jam West, it was announced tonight. Continuing its milestone year with stops at nine major Western U.S. arenas in November, Winter Jam’s blockbuster first leg... << Full Report >>

Micah Tyler Set To Release Full Length Album "Different" Oct. 20

Texas-based singer, songwriter Micah Tyler will release his first full-length record, Different, with Fair Trade Services on Oct. 20. Heralding the major release is Tyler’s six-track EP which released late last year and boasted “Never Been A... << Full Report >>

Skillet Debuts New Lyric Video Supporting Mainstream Rock Radio Single "The Resistance"

Skillet has kept sizzling at rock radio since it released its 10th studio album, UNLEASHED, in August 2016. Billboard is exclusively premiering the lyric video supporting their third mainstream radio single from the record, “The Resistance." The song was just rolled out to mainstream rock radio and is currently being featured... << Full Report >>

Tauren Wells Tauren Wells Energizes Arena Audiences Opening Lionel Richie's All The Hits Tour

Reunion Records/Sony Music Entertainment artist Tauren Wells is continuing to have an amazing summer energizing large audiences as the opening act for Lionel Richie's All The Hits Tour with special guest Mariah Carey. The 22-city tour, which is hitting the biggest arenas across the U.S., will hit Florida and Georgia this weekend then take a... << Full Report >>

Pastor and Grammy-Winning Gospel Artist Smokie Norful to Release First Book

When the pressure of life seems to boil over—and it does for everyone—Pastor and Grammy-winning musician Smokie Norful has one piece of advice: take the lid off. This concept was inspired by watching his grandmother make her signature dish of sweet rice. When the heat got too high, the pot began hissing and boiling over, like it was about to... << Full Report >>

Syntax Creative Teams With M.A.N.D.A.T.E. Records

Syntax Creative is pleased to announce a new partnership with fellow San Diego-based enterprise M.A.N.D.A.T.E. Records Inc., a gospel and jazz record label with services including marketing, booking, management and concert promotion. M.A.N.D.A.T.E. released a pair of singles in June... << Full Report >>

Big Daddy Weave Launches Fall Leg of their Set Free Tour

Fervent Records artist Big Daddy Weave launches the Fall 2017 leg of their Set Free tour August 17th in Bossier City, LA. This fall’s 50 city tour debuted in the spring of 2017 to an enthusiastic reception from concert goers. The tour follows the release of Big Daddy Weave’s new single "Jesus I Believe." Guest artists include one of the fastest rising artists in Christian music, We Are Messengers, and breakout artist Micah Tyler... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, August 9, 2017*

48th Annual GMA Dove Awards Nominees Announced Today

The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced today the nominees for the 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards. The awards show will take place on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena in Nashville at 6:30 p.m. CST. Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) will exclusively air the awards show on... << Full Report >>

Jason Crabb to be Inducted into Kentucky Music Hall of Fame

Jason Crabb, GRAMMY® winner and 21-time GMA Dove Award winning artist, will be honored by his home state of Kentucky when he is inducted into the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame in 2018. The announcement was made today during a press conference at the Hall of Fame in Mount Vernon, KY... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, August 8, 2017*

Michael W. Smith Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith Announce 2017 Christmas Tour

Multi-platinum, GRAMMY® winners Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith co-bill their popular Christmas tour this holiday season, which will be joined for the second consecutive year by Republic recording artist Jordan Smith, Season 9 winner of NBC’s “The Voice... << Full Report >>

Hollywood Veteran Alan Mehrez Announces the Launch of the Crossflix Internet Television Network

Meeting the strong demand for quality faith and family programming, CROSSFLIX launches today as the digital destination for Christian entertainment, education, and inspiration. Currently available on Apple TV, Google Chromecast, FireTV, Roku, Google Play and on the Internet, Crossflix is finalizing placement of their content on iOS, which will launch in the coming weeks... << Full Report >>

Trent Phillips Presents 2nd Annual Collective Music Conference

Award winning producer Trent Phillips Presents… The 2nd Annual Collective Music Conference. The Collective is a creative space where musicians will connect, be informed and be inspired by some of the most well-respected leaders in the music industry. The Collective seeks to enhance... << Full Report >>

New Canadian Act Hope's Creed Releases Single

New Canadian act Hope’s Creed is releasing a single today with “Samaritan Road – I Believe” going for adds to Christian INSPO/Soft AC and Christian AC radio. The song, from the group’s debut album titled “Here I Am,” was written by band member Jayne Luy... << Full Report >>

*Monday, August 7, 2017*

Dove Award Nominees To Be Announced Live On Facebook Aug. 9

Tune in to Facebook Live on Wednesday, August 9 for the nominees announcement for The 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards... << Full Report >>

The Afters and Jason Gray Announce Live On Forever Tour w/ David Dunn

hart-topping, Dove Award-winning band The Afters and award-winning songwriter Jason Gray have announced the “Live On Forever” Tour this fall with special guest David Dunn. Presented by Prison Fellowship International, the fall tour kicks off Sept. 15... << Full Report >>

*Friday, August 4, 2017*

Matt Redman Matt Redman's "Glory Song" Set For Sept. 29 Unveiling

Recorded at the legendary Capitol Studios in Los Angeles, Matt Redman’s Glory Song will release on Sept. 29 with sixstepsrecords, Capitol CMG. The two-time GRAMMY® winner’s newest collection of songs explores a sonically diverse musical backdrop, including uniting with 120 local... << Full Report >>

Whiteheart Dismisses Reunion and New Album Rumors

A couple of news items have been popping up on our radar. We would like to address them both... "First, we have been getting a lot of questions about recent posts on Facebook that seem to suggest that a Whiteheart Reunion and a forthcoming Whiteheart album are... << Full Report >>

We Are Leo Release New "61 / Twenty-Three (Unikron Remix)"

After We Are Leo released their debut The Rush & The Roar with DREAM Records in May, the label is pleased to release the Unikron Remix of their song "61 / Twenty-Three".  An overall uplighting track, Unikron's skills are prevalent in this melodic tune.  To find out when they are playing in... << Full Report >>

Francesca Battistelli Francesca Battistelli's "Holy Spirit" Receives Gold Certification, Her Career Second

Fervent Records recording artist and hit songwriter, Francesca Battistelli, was recently honored at a small gathering of label, industry partners, family and bandmates for her second RIAA-Certified Gold record for the GRAMMY® Award winning and No. 1 single... << Full Report >>

Andy Mineo & Wordsplayed Presents "Magic & Bird" New Mixtape

Reach Records lyrical powerhouse and founder of Miner League, Andy Mineo, joins rapper Wordsplayed, Miner League’s promising up-and-coming new artist, for the release of their 90s-inspired mixtape, Magic & Bird... << Full Report >>

Casting Crowns Casting Crowns Extends The Very Next Thing Tour This Fall

Multi-platinum selling and GRAMMY® winning group Casting Crowns will hit the road again this fall to extend its hugely successful "The Very Next Thing" Tour, featuring special guest Grammy-nominated artist Zach Williams. “The Very Next Thing” Tour hit 80 major markets during its Fall 2016/Spring 2017 runs, resulting in some of the most successful shows of Casting Crowns’ career. With multiple sold-out performances and an overall attendance topping 375,000... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, August 3, 2017*

Cana's Voice Releases New DVD, "Live at Champion Forest"

StowTown Records is thrilled to announce the brand new DVD release, Live at Champion Forest, from powerhouse vocal trio Cana’s Voice.  Fan-favorite vocalists TaRanda Greene, Doug Anderson and Jody McBrayer, along with the Champion Forest Baptist Church Choir and Orchestra, came together for this riveting two-hour worship experience... << Full Report >>

Newsboys Newsboys Lend a Hand in Mexico

Members of GRAMMY®-nominated, Platinum®-selling Newsboys took a break from their summer tour schedule to help build homes in Baja, Mexico, last week. In partnership with Baja Christian Ministries and God’s Not Dead Missions, Newsboys’ Michael Tait and Duncan Phillips joined volunteers from around the U.S. to construct two homes for disadvantaged... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, August 2, 2017*

Vertical Worship Debuts Self-Titled Album This Friday, Aug. 4

Vertical Worship announces the release of their latest project, Vertical Worship, available this Friday, August 4. This studio LP is their fifth release with Essential Worship/Provident Label Group/Sony Music since 2012 and follows their latest live recording, Frontiers, which released a year ago this week... << Full Report >>

Bryan Popin's "I Got Out" Debuts @ No. 1 on Multiple Billboard Sales Charts

Rising Gospel star Bryan Popin has big news to celebrate. His Little Boy Wonder Music/Flaydo Music album and sophomore release I Got Out enters at No. 1 on both the Billboard Current Gospel Albums and Top Christian/Gospel Albums sales... << Full Report >>

DJ DB405 and Parris Chariz Release New Single, "Check"

DJ DB405 starts "Check" off with a high energy intro on this vibey collaboration with Parris Chariz. "Check" sees Parris, in tongue in cheek fashion, sharing that he's worked hard enough to earn 2 types of checks... one with zeroes and another on his Instagram profile. In the first verse he details how he turned his life around... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, August 1, 2017*

MDSN (Madison) Integrity Music Welcomes Teen Artist MDSN

Integrity Music welcomes teen artist, songwriter and worship leader MDSN (“Madison”) and announces the August 11 release of her debut single, “Kerosene,” to digital service providers and Christian radio.   The 16-year-old, who is based in Dallas, Texas, grew up singing in church alongside her worship leader parents, David and Nicole Binion, and serving on worship teams for the 10,000-member Covenant... << Full Report >>

Hillsong United Hillsong United Embarks on "Wonder in the Wild" Tour

Hillsong UNITED recently embarked on a surprise U.S. pop-up tour in celebration of their recent chart-topping album release, “WONDER.” Fittingly named “WONDER In The Wild Tour,” the multi-platinum-selling powerhouse is engaging fans to decide where they will travel and perform by submitting one-minute creative Instagram video entries using the hashtag... << Full Report >>

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Petra Wake Up Call (Yellow Vinyl, 180 gram) (Vinyl) [Girder]

Next Sunday, December 10, 2023
Solachi Voz QUASAR (independent)

Next Friday, December 15, 2023
Natalie Layne Amen (At The Piano) - EP [Centricity]

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