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JFH Music News Archive

August, 2020

*Monday, August 31, 2020*

'68 To Release New EP "Love Is Ain't Dead." Sept. 4

Atlanta power-duo '68 has released an all-new music video today and will release a new EP this Friday, September 4, 2020. The EP is titled Love Is Ain't Dead., and the music video for "Bad Bad Lambo" is available to watch now. Produced by Grammy-winning producer Nick Raskulinecz, this EP is the first crop of new songs we've heard from '68 since... << Full Report >>

New Book, "How Sweet the Sound," Shares the Power and Promise of 30 Beloved Hymns

In the new book, How Sweet the Sound: The Power and Promise of 30 Beloved Hymns  (Our Daily Bread Publishing), author Laura Smith takes a fresh look at 30 classic hymns, sharing warm devotional stories and making meaningful connections between these songs of the past and our twenty-first century lives... << Full Report >>

*Friday, August 28, 2020*

Needtobreathe NEEDTOBREATHE Release Seventh Album, "Out of Body," Today

GRAMMY® Award-nominated rock band NEEDTOBREATHE have released their anxiously awaited new album, Out of Body, via Elektra Records/Centricity Music. It is available physically and digitally starting today HERE. Limited edition merch bundles and experiences can be purchased exclusively through NEEDTOBREATHE’s online store... << Full Report >>

Natalie Grant Natalie Grant's "Face To Face" Visual and "No Stranger" Lyric Video Available Now

Curb | Word Entertainment recording artist Natalie Grant debuts new song, “No Stranger,” from her upcoming album today, along with the lyric video for the song. “No Stranger” serves as the title-cut of Grant’s tenth studio record, now slated for release Sept. 25, 2020. Listen to the poignant trackHERE, and watch the lyric video... << Full Report >>

Sarah Reeves Sarah Reeves Returns With New Album "Life Love and Madness" Available for Pre-Order

Curb | Word Entertainment recording artist Sarah Reeves will release her new LP, Life Love & Madness, on October 9, 2020. Fans can pre-order/pre-save the album beginning today (8/28) HERE. In addition, Reeves drops her fifth instant-grat track, “Dance To It,” along... << Full Report >>

Fit For A King Fit For A King Drops New Single "Annihilation"

Fit For A King have dropped another massive heavy-hitting single today with "Annihilation." The track kicks off with a frenetic energy that propels forward with non-stop intensity from the Dallas-based metalcore giants. "Annihilation is about welcoming the destruction of who you are, in order to build up to something better. There are definitely times we can improve and fix the issues we have, but sometimes, a fresh... << Full Report >>

for King & Country for KING and COUNTRY Brings Friends and Family "Together" with New Acoustic Version of Hit Song

Four-time GRAMMY® award-winning Australian duo and Curb | Word Entertainment recording artist for KING & COUNTRY just released “TOGETHER” (Acoustic Version), which is a special version of their already five-week No. 1 hit. Joel and Luke Smallbone are joined by Cory Asbury as well as their sister Rebecca St. James on the new track, which is an intimate styling of the Smallbones’ hit with stripped-down instrumentation that makes way for the song’s message of hope, perseverance, and unity... << Full Report >>

Everything In Slow Motion To Release New Album "Influence" Oct. 16

Facedown Records announced a new project from Everything In Slow Motion today, check it out below... We are incredibly excited to announce the brand new Everything In Slow Motion album “Influence.” “Influence” breathes vibrance into the Everything In Slow Motion catalog... << Full Report >>

Young Saint Releases New Single, "Make It Alright (feat. Greg Cox and Jamal Roberts)"

Following the release of his debut on DREAM, Young Saint releases a fun hip hop track titled "Make It Alright" featuring Greg Cox and Jamal Roberts. This authentic mixture of gospel and hip hop blends nicely with fresh beats and horns. Signally the year that HE will make it alright, this track will lift your spirits and bring some hope... << Full Report >>

Jordan Feliz Jordan Feliz Joined By Lecrae, Hulvey For “Glorify” Remix

The first single this year from Gold-selling, Dove Award-winning pop recording artist and songwriter Jordan Feliz, “Glorify,” became the No. 1 Most Added track at Christian radio following its release in June and is already a Top 20 and climbing Billboard hit song... << Full Report >>

KB KB Bares Inner Self on Upcoming Album "His Glory Alone"

Chart topping, award winning hip-hop artist KB today announces his fourth album, His Glory Alone, out everywhere on September 25th. The upcoming release contains some of the rapper’s most raw and uninhibited work to date, displaying unfiltered emotion regarding the anguish of racial injustice, and dealing with experiences of systemic racism as a family man. His Glory Alone is available... << Full Report >>

Rusty Shipp Releases Single and Video for "Hundred Crosses"

After receiving various awards and nominations for the concept album ‘Liquid Exorcist,’ Nashville rockers Rusty Shipp are closing out summer with the surf-inspired single Hundred Crosses. This bouncy new single, which sounds like a fusion of Muse and The Beach Boys, stays consistent with the band’s ‘nautical rock ’n’ roll’ theme as it takes the listener on an underwater rollercoaster... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, August 27, 2020*

Keith and Kristyn Getty "Sing! Global Music Conference" Hosted by The Gettys Kicks Off August 30

The Sing! Global conference has become one of the most popular worship events in America in recent years and organizers have spent the last few months planning how to expand this event to inspire a global audience with theological and artistic excellence. Sing! Global conference will feature worship sessions lead by celebrated musicians from six continents and the... << Full Report >>

Chris Bender's "Glad In It" Debuts At #3 On Billboard Gospel Singles Sales Chart

MTS Management Group, along with Vision2Destiny Entertainment, is very happy to announce Chris Bender’s new single, “Glad In It” debuted at #3 on the Billboard Magazine Gospel Singles Sales Chart for the August 8th issue. Bender’s previous single, “The Blood Song” peaked at #22 on the same chart... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, August 26, 2020*

Matthew West The Matthew West Podcast Debuts at No. 1 on Apple's Religion and Spirituality Chart

Earlier this month, five-time GRAMMY® nominated artist Matthew West launched "The Matthew West Podcast," whichdebuted No. 1 on the Apple Religion & Spirituality chart. This week, West welcomes former Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson and NFL player Andrew East as guests, as well as he and his wife Emily are featured on their podcast... << Full Report >>

Jason Biddle To Release Debut "Come On In" August 28

“Come On In,” the debut single by Minneapolis-based singer/songwriter and powerhouse vocalist Jason Biddle, will be available Friday, August 28 on streaming platforms. Penned by Biddle, along with Joel Rousseau (NBC’s “Songland,” Carrollton) and acclaimed singer/songwriter Ian Zumback, the infectious, southern rock-tinged anthem was produced by Rousseau... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, August 25, 2020*

Ellie Holcomb Ellie Holcomb Nominated for 2 Dove Awards

Dove-Award winning singer/songwriter Ellie Holcomb was honored with two GMA Dove Award nominations earlier this month. Holcomb is nominated for "Children's Music Album of the Year" for her project Sing: Remembering Songs, and for her work on the song "Elizabeth," which is nominated for "Bluegrass/Country/Roots Song of the Year." Her children's album nomination is a back-to-back nomination as she earned the nomination in 2019 for her... << Full Report >>

Choirmaster Ricky Dillard's Breakout Single "Release" Hits Number One

Motown Gospel is proud to announce the legendary choirmaster Ricky Dillard reached number one on both the BDS Gospel Airplay Charts and the Mediabase Published Gospel chart with anthem of the year “Release” featuring Tiff Joy. “Release,” which is the first single from the top-selling Choirmaster album is Dillard’s second-best performing song of his career since his single “Amazing” spent a... << Full Report >>

*Monday, August 24, 2020*

Fireflight Fireflight's "Unbreakable" Single is Certified GOLD

“Unbreakable,” the 2007 chart-topping single from GRAMMY®-nominated genre-defying rockers Fireflight, has been certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). With digital single sales surpassing 500,000 units, “Unbreakable” is the title-track of Fireflight’s bestselling 2008 Flicker Records release and was also featured on NBC’s “Bionic Woman” in 2007... << Full Report >>

Kirk Franklin Winners for 35th Stellar Gospel Music Awards Announced

Not even a global pandemic could diminish the powerful spirit of praise, worship and celebration during the historic virtual broadcast of the Stellar Gospel Music Awards Sunday night on BET and BET Her. Led by hosts Kirk Franklin, Jonathan McReynolds , and Koryn Hawthorne , the 35th Anniversary Stellar Gospel Music Awards awarded trophies in 28 categories for the year's best performances in the genre -- including six statues presented to the night’s big winner, host and Gospel icon Kirk Franklin... << Full Report >>

Stephanie Summers Crowned Winner of BET "Sunday Best" Season 10

America’s most inspirational singing competition on “ Sunday Best ,” on BET has announced it’s season 10 winner - Stephanie Summers (Colorado Springs, CO). Summers will receive a recording contract with RCA Inspiration, a prize of $50,000, an opportunity to be a featured performer on the McDonald's Inspiration Gospel Tour and the title “Sunday Best... << Full Report >>

TN-Based Haiti Entrepreneurial Initiative (H.E.I.) Acquires BEYOND BORDERS

Tennessee-based Haiti Entrepreneurial Initiative (H.E.I.)which helps create dignified and sustainable jobs in the developing nation of Haiti, announces it has acquired Beyond Borders. Beyond Borders, which is comprised of specialized handmade metal art, joins another H.E.I.... << Full Report >>

Hip Hop Artist Mitch Darrell Announces Self-Titled Project

One of Christian Hip Hop’s brightest young artists says that “Dreadhead Lando” is no more and introduces listeners to his true self on ‘Darrell’. Mitch Darrell is more than a Star Wars loving, rap challenge winning, bars enthusiast and his new album, releasing August 28, 2020, provides the clearest look at who he truly is... << Full Report >>

Pastor Mike, Jr. Takes Home Two Stellar Awards

This year has been nothing short of phenomenally BIG for Blacksmoke Music Worldwide artist Mike McClure, Jr. known professionally as Pastor Mike, Jr.  His breakout single, Big. from his Billboard chart topping CD Live Free made its way to the top of the radio chart and maintained the top spot for more than 9 weeks.  On Gospel’s biggest night, Pastor Mike, Jr... << Full Report >>

*Friday, August 21, 2020*

Steve Taylor's Chagall Guevera Announces Two New Projects

CCM legend Steve Taylor once fronted a mainstream crossover rock band in the early nineties called Chagall Guevara, but the band only released a self-titled album in 1991 before disbanding. Taylor recently launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund the release of a live album of a 1991 performance and another project consisting of unreleased music... << Full Report >>

Tauren Wells Tauren Wells Releases "Trenches" Single, feat. Donald Lawrence and Company

Platinum-selling chart topper Tauren Wells delivers a new single, “Trenches (Sunday A.M. Version) w/Donald Lawrence & Company” along with a second version “Trenches (Sunday A.M./Stellar Awards Version),” available now. Available via digital music providers, the two tracks are also being released as his latest radio single... << Full Report >>

Hope Darst Hope Darst's Debut Album, "Peace Be Still," Bows Today

Today is the day! Fair Trade Services artist and songwriter Hope Darst releases her debut album. Peace Be Still, which has already hit No. 1 on the iTunes Top 40 US Christian & Gospel Albums Chart... << Full Report >>

Melvin Crispell, III's Debut Album, "I've Got a Testimony," To Release Sept. 4

Today, the debut album of rising star and BET “Sunday Best” winner (Season 9), Melvin Crispell, III – I’ve Got A Testimony, is available for pre-order on Apple Music, iTunes, and Amazon Music. Marking Crispell’s first full-length project with RCA Inspiration, the pre-order... << Full Report >>

Cellus Hamilton Taps into His Inner Poet in New Song "Same War"

onceptually risk-taking and consistently pushing boundaries, Cellus Hamilton has returned with yet another new single. The hip hop lyricist brings us a mellow, introspective track as he dissects the concept of guilt. The song features Chicago emcee Brittney Carter and "feel-good" production from Temper... << Full Report >>

Elias Dummer Elias Dummer Releases "The Rest, Vol. 1" EP Today

Elias Dummer, the worship Leader and former frontman in The City harmonic, released “The Rest, Vol. 1” today. This B-sides EP debuted today at #21 on the Christian & Gospel iTunes charts in the U.S., with singles from the EP having already appeared on the iTunes charts in over a dozen countries... << Full Report >>

Falcone Rising Releases "Brother" Single and Music Video

Creative Soul Records' group FALCONE RISING is impacting Christian radio stations nationwide this week with their third single, “Brother.” A companion music video also released today (Watch here: FALCONE RISING first emerged on the Christian music scene with their debut single, "The Sixth Hour Ballad of St. Dismas,” which landed at #1 on the Christian Radio Chart in September... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, August 20, 2020*

Needtobreathe NEEDTOBREATHE Debut Official Music Video for New Song, "Who Am I"

GRAMMY® Award-nominated rock band NEEDTOBREATHE has returned with an official music video for “Who Am I”. The video, which premiered earlier today on, follows “Hang On” as the second Jared Hogan-directed clip in a five-part series of visuals for the band’s forthcoming album Out of Body. Watch it now HERE... << Full Report >>

Hezekiah Walker's Hit Single "Every Praise" Certified Platinum by RIAA

The luminous hit song “Every Praise”, which was certified Gold in December of 2019, is now certified platinum by the RIAA. After Hezekiah Walker performed “Every Praise” at the Minneapolis memorial service for George Floyd, there was a massive renewed interest from... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, August 19, 2020*

Titus Showers To Make Stellar Awards Debut On BET

Two-time Stellar Award nominee and Billboard No.1 recording artist and songwriter Titus Showers will make his performance debut on The Emerging Artists Stage at the 35th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards Virtual Special, which premieres simulcast on BET Networks and BET Her on Sunday, August 23... << Full Report >>

BET's Season 9 Sunday's Best Finalist Keyla Richardson's "So Good" Hits No.1 at Gospel Radio, Set to Perform On Stellar Awards

Pensacola, Florida native, singer and Season 9 Sunday's Best finalist Keyla Richardson celebrates her first Billboard Gospel Airplay No.1 and Mediabase Gospel Radio No.1 song with "So Good." Produced by Sean Keys (Titus Showers, Kim Person), who also co-wrote the... << Full Report >>

Ke'Erron Holds onto Faith Admidst Adversity on "Better with You"

Better With You, the latest studio recording from acclaimed vocalist and worship leader Ke’Erron, bows September 18. The project was produced by David O. Ramirez, who has contributed synths/keyboards on recent recordings by Natalie Grant, Lincoln Brewster, Rend Collective, Phil Wickham and Michael W. Smith, among others... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, August 18, 2020*

Anberlin Anberlin To Perform "Never Take Friendship Personal" Full Album Live Show Friday, August 21

Continuing a live concert series that the band began last month when they played their debut album Blueprints for the Black Market from start to finish, Anberlin is reassembling this coming Friday, August 21st for their next show, titled "Tear Us Apart," at 8:30pm EST that will be a full live performance of their sophomore album, Never Take Friendship Personal... << Full Report >>

The Ark Encounter and Abraham Productions Announce The World's Largest Christian Music Festival

The Ark Encounter and Abraham Productions, Inc., announced today a new event that will be the world’s largest Christian music festival, to be held at the Ark Encounter in Williamstown, Ky. (south of Cincinnati), in 2021. The event “40 Days & 40 Nights* of Gospel Music at The Ark” will take place August 2 - September 10, 2021, and will span 40 days with multiple concerts daily, dynamic speakers, and opportunities to experience everything the Ark Encounter has to offer... << Full Report >>

*Monday, August 17, 2020*

Lecrae Lecrae Releases "The Road To Restoration" 3-Part Video on YouTube

With his 9th studio album, Restoration , dropping on August 21st and the follow up to his New York Time s best-selling book, I Am Restored: How I Lost My Religion, But Gained My Faith , releasing on October 13th, Lecrae is giving fans a behind the scenes view of his life in The Road To Restoration, a 3 part video narrative posted on his... << Full Report >>

for King & Country for KING and COUNTRY'S Historic Performance Included in CBS Sunday Morning Profile on the Ryman Auditorium

Fresh off the news of six Dove Award nominations, four-time GRAMMY® award-winning Australian duo and Curb | Word Entertainment recording artist for KING & COUNTRY capped their exciting week in momentous fashion. After kicking off Ryman Auditorium’s first ever “LIVE AT THE RYMAN” exclusive livestream last Friday night, the duo’s performance... << Full Report >>

Gateway Worship Releases "See You Move: Acoustic Sessions, Vol. 2" Aug. 28

Gateway Worship  is the primary worship expression for Dallas-Fort Worth based Gateway Church, one of the largest and most influential churches in North America, ministering to over 40,000 attendees across multiple campuses and tens of thousands more online each week. Known for songs like “Oh The Blood,” “The More I Seek You,” “Revelation Song,” “Defender,” “Stand in Your Love,” “Greater Than,” “Deliverance” and many more, the Gateway Worship collective returns Aug. 28... << Full Report >>

Bethel Music's Brandon Lake To Release Solo Debut "House of Miracles" Aug. 28

GRAMMY®-nominated, Dove Award-winning singer/songwriter and worship leader Brandon Lake is set to unveil his highly anticipated Bethel Music solo debut,  House Of Miracles , August 28. Produced by David Leonard (All Sons & Daughters), Jacob Sooter (Meredith Andrews) and LaeL (Cory Asbury), the album features 12 selections all co-penned by Lake along with some of the worship movement... << Full Report >>

"The Hope Anthology Project" Releases Aug. 28, Partners With Gospel Music Association Disaster Relief Fund

With the pandemic spread of COVID-19 and recent protests in scores of American cities, 7-time GRAMMY Award nominee, 5-time Emmy Award nominee, 30 year entertainment veteran, Paul Wright III and his Nashville-based record label United Alliance Music Group (UAMG) and its affiliates New Day/Sony Music/The Orchard have curated an innovative collaboration... << Full Report >>

The Stewart Brothers Reawaken Appreciation for the Hymns of the Church

Gary and Aaron Stewart celebrate the songs of the church "As Lift Him Up," the inaugural single from their debut CD for Enon Music Group hits digital outlets and streaming platforms on August 18th. The Stewart Brothers were raised and nurtured in a home where the things of God were first priority. Biblical principles were their foundation, and music was their space for creative expression... << Full Report >>

*Friday, August 14, 2020*

toby Awakening Events Announces Fall Expansion of Drive-In Theater Tours

Continuing their industry leadership in helping to pioneer the safe return of live in person events following the onset of COVID-19, Awakening Events has announced the expansion of the Drive-In Theater Tour through this fall with the addition of three fresh live drive-in concert tours featuring 7X-GRAMMY®-Winner TobyMac, CCM legends triple threat combo Michael W. SmithSteven Curtis Chapman, and Mac Powell... << Full Report >>

Keith and Kristyn Getty Keith and Kristyn Getty Announce New Project, "Evensong"

Award-winning and current GMA Dove award winners, Keith and Kristyn Getty of Getty Music, announce the release of their latest collection of 13 original hymns and lullabies featuring guest appearances from Vince Gill, Heather Headley, Ellie Holcom, Sierra Hull, Deborah Kelmme, and... << Full Report >>

Kim Walker-Smith Jesus Culture's Kim Walker-Smith Releases New Live Worship Album Today, "Wild Heart"

Today, Jesus Culture's Kim Walker-Smith releases her first solo project in three years. Her new worship album, Wild Heart (Capitol CMG), explores themes of life, beginning again, and returning to our first love, and is a collection of live-recorded songs and moments that are joyful, raw, honest, and intimate... << Full Report >>

Hillsong Young & Free Hillsong Young and Free Announces New Album "All of My Best Friends"

GRAMMY® nominated Hillsong Young & Free announces the release of their fourth career album “ALL OF MY BEST FRIENDS.” Dropping worldwide Aug. 28, the project is available for preorder today with final single “Indescribable.” Packaged as a bundle single with live and studio versions of the song... << Full Report >>

Natalie Grant Natalie Grant Debuts Title Track From Upcoming New Album Today

Curb | Word Entertainment recording artist Natalie Grant debuts new song, “No Stranger,” from her upcoming album today (8/14), along with the lyric video for the song. “No Stranger” serves as the title-cut of Grant’s tenth studio record, now slated for release Sept. 25, 2020... << Full Report >>

Jonathan Traylor Adds Final Two Songs to Complete Release of "The Unknown"

Motown Gospel/Capitol CMG triple-threat CCM artist Jonathan Traylor releases his major label debut project, The Unknown, in its entirety, featuring breakout tracks “You Get The Glory” and “I Trust You,” available digitally everywhere today... << Full Report >>

Jack Cassidy Debuts First Single, "Run at the Giant," Today

Jack Cassidy debuted his first single, "Run At The Giant," across all DSP's, today (Fairtrade). Coming from a family with a long history in show business, the intimate song details Cassidy's story of fame, personal setbacks and redemption. The Christian Post premiered the video for the track... << Full Report >>

Royal Company Releases New Track "Always Loved (feat. Dillon Chase)"

Today, Oklahoma worship team, Royal Company begins pre-orders for their anticipated new self-titled EP (DREAM Worship).  Produced by David Wellman (Life.Church Worship, Switch), the team will release 7 tracks, a culmination of previously released and new songs.  To kick things off, the group is proud to announce the release of... << Full Report >>

New EP by Life.Church Worship, "Jesus Is Near," Now Available

Life.Church Worship releases their new EP, Jesus Is Near, today. This 5-track album is the culmination of a string singles that were released leading up to this day, including “Heaven’s All Around,” “I Won’t Move,” and “Never Will.”... << Full Report >>

Jodi Essex To Release Southern-Rock Version of "God Bless The USA" August 28

Imagine looking out the window with beautiful signs of Spring cropping up as a sinking feeling sets in that you just can’t seem to shake; this contrast describes a moment Christian-rock artist, Jodi Essex, experienced late March 2020, as the world faced an unprecedented pandemic. With headlines ranging from senseless deaths to an ever-growing divisive political climate... << Full Report >>

RRP Signs Worship Leader Shika

Since the day Rapture Ready Productions started, it has always been known primarily as a Christian Hip Hop Label. God began to add to the team some amazingly anointed individuals that express themselves differently. 2020 has been a landmark year for RRP and today is another big step for the label in the areas of diversification and growth... << Full Report >>

Skillet Skillet and Ledger Receive Dove Award Nominations

Multi-Platinum rock band SKILLET received two nominations for the upcoming 51st Annual GMA Dove Awards, both for Rock Contempoary Album of the Year, the critically acclaimed Victorious, and Rock Contemporary Song of the Year, "Legendary," which hit top 10 on mainstream Active Rock radio. LEDGER, of course also known... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, August 13, 2020* Celebrates 24 Years with the Release of "Songs We've Been Trying To Tell You About (And Others We Haven't), Volume Nine", one of the pioneers of Christian music media on the web, is celebrating their 24th year online today with the release of Songs We've Been Trying To Tell You About (And Others We Haven't), Volume Nine, the latest entry in the website's popular free indie song compilation series. "We did it again!" says veteran JFH staff member Scott Fryberger about the compilation. "I look forward to our sampler every year, because I love introducing people to new artists and/or help then catch up on... << Full Report >>

Needtobreathe NEEDTOBREATHE Debut Official Music Video for New Song, "Hang On"

GRAMMY® Award-nominated rock band NEEDTOBREATHE have released an official music video for “Hang On”, the lead single off their forthcoming album Out of Body . The video, which premiered earlier today on... << Full Report >>

for King & Country 51st Annual GMA Dove Awards Nominees Announced Today

The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced today the nominations for the 51st Annual GMA Dove Awards recognizing an array of new songs and first-time nominees, as well as esteemed performers and hit songs that have been a bright light during this difficult time... << Full Report >>

Tauren Wells Tauren Wells Releases "Millionaire (Good Like That)" Official Music Video feat. Kirk Franklin

Chart topper and platinum seller Tauren Wells has released the official music for his latest track “ Millionaire (Good Like That),” featuring sixteen-time GRAMMY® winner Kirk Franklin... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, August 12, 2020*

Hope Darst Debuts New Album, "Peace Be Still," Aug. 21

Fair Trade Services artist and songwriter Hope Darst is thrilled to announce her debut album, titled Peace Be Still, will release Friday, August 21. Darst, a wife and a mother to two daughters, regularly leads worship at the Nashville-based church The Belonging Co... << Full Report >>

Black River Christian Announces The Signing Of Wildfire Worship Collective

Black River Christian announces the signing of Wildfire Worship Collective to their roster, which is comprised of founding members Michael Boggs, Black River Christian's Hannah Kerr, and Brooke Voland. In early 2020, the artists decided to join forces in the creation of Wildfire Worship Collective in addition to their solo careers. Their debut song, “The Light (My Refuge)”, written by Boggs and produced by Cody Fry... << Full Report >>

Earnest Pugh To Release New Book, "Abiding in the Place of Worship"

The Gentleman of Gospel, EARNEST PUGH, the singer-songwriter and worship leader known for No. 1 gospel hits such as his recent “God Wants to Heal You” and “I Need Your Glory,” has added the word author to his resume. The soulful singer will publish his first book, Abiding in the Place of Worship: Wisdom and Insight for Today’s Worshipper... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, August 11, 2020*

Lauren Daigle Lauren Daigle To Debut "Look Up Child" On "Today with Hoda & Jenna"

Tomorrow, August 12 th , two-time GRAMMY Award winner and multi-platinum recording artist Lauren Daigle will perform on Today with Hoda & Jenna. She’ll be debuting a special “striped down” version of “Look Up Child,” the title track from her GRAMMY Award winning album. Of the performance Daigle shares, “this song is about how to stay light in heavy times and I hope it brings some light to everyone’s day.” Today with Hoda & Jenna airs on NBC at 10am local time... << Full Report >>

Lullaby House Music Launches with Debut Album, "You Are Loved," Available Now

The creators of the popular Christian kids music entity, Seeds Family Worship, has launched a new music brand, Lullaby House Music, with the release of the debut album, You Are Lovedwhich is available now... << Full Report >>

Tori Kelly Tori Kelly Shares New Single and Lyric Video, "Unbothered"

Today, GRAMMY winner Tori Kelly unveiled her new single, “Unbothered,” and the accompanying lyric video. The summery throwback finds Tori sounding empowered while describing the exhilaration of getting over an ex. She collaborated remotely on the track with writers Chloe George and Micah Premnath and producer Jorgen Odegard... << Full Report >>

Skillet Skillet Hits the Drive-In for Two-Night Tailgate Series Oct. 9-10

SKILLET is telling their fans to load up their cars and come rock out for a two-night Drive-In Concert at the North parking lots of the H-E-B Center in Cedar Park, TX as part of the venue's Tailgate Series on October 9th and 10th. This is the multi-platinum rockers first ever drive in event, which will also feature fellow Atlantic Record's artist, Colton Dixon... << Full Report >>

*Monday, August 10, 2020*

for King & Country for KING and COUNTRY to Kick Off First-Ever "Live at the Ryman" Livestream

Four-time GRAMMY® award-winning Australian duo, for KING & COUNTRY , will kick off Ryman Auditorium’s first-ever livestream concert series ‘ LIVE AT THE RYMAN ’ on August 14, bringing exclusive livestream performances to fans at home while paving the way for the safe return of in-person music experiences at the iconic venue. Tickets are on sale to the public... << Full Report >>

*Saturday, August 8, 2020*

Reece Lache' Announces New Single, "Savvy"

Following the release of her single “DWTS”, Reece Lache’ returns with a new track titled “Savvy”. Lache’ is quickly establishing herself as one of Christian Hip Hop’s must-listen-to female artists. With a precise flow and a sound that catches the ear of today’s hip hop fan, Lache’ is a perfect blend of emcee and radio-ready passion...all while giving glory to her Creator... << Full Report >>

*Friday, August 7, 2020*

Lydia Laird Lydia Laird Debuts EP Today With Unique Social Media Campaign

Songwriter and vocalist Lydia Laird is thrilled to release her self-titled debut EP today with Provident Label Group (click here to listen). The seven-song project includes "Hallelujah Even Here," her first single, the poignant and personal "I'll Be Okay" and closes with "Here Again," her powerful rendition of the worship song originally recorded by Elevation Worship... << Full Report >>

Tamela Mann Tamela Mann Releases New Single, "Touch from You" Today

Award-Winning Artist, Accomplished Actress, Songwriter, Producer, and Businesswoman Tamela Mann is releasing her powerful new single, “Touch From You,” today, Friday, August 7. The single, released by Tillymann Music and distributed by The Orchard, is impacting Gospel radio and available on streaming platforms and from digital retailers: Watch New Lyric Video... << Full Report >>

Koryn Hawthorne Releases New Single, "Speak To Me"

Today, two-time GRAMMY®- nominated and Billboard Music and NAACP Image Award-winning artist, Koryn Hawthorne, released a new single “Speak to Me” off her highly anticipated sophomore album, I Am, which is available for pre-order now. Unveiling... << Full Report >>

Apollo LTD Apollo LTD Releases 'Patient,' Second Single From Full-Length Album Slated For Release Early 2021

Residence/Centricity Music’s cinematic, alt-pop duo Apollo LTD releases “Patient” today (Aug. 7) at digital and streaming outlets globally. The song goes to radio next month and is the second single from the duo’s upcoming, full-length album slated to release early 2021... << Full Report >>

Jason Gray Jason Gray Releases First Reorder EP Single, "Glory Days"

Centricity Music recording artist Jason Gray releases “Glory Days” today (August 7) to digital and streaming outlets globally through The song goes for radio adds next month and is the first single from the third volume of his three-part album... << Full Report >>

Fit For A King Fit For A King Releases New Song and Video, "Locked (In My Head)"

Metalcore giants Fit For A King have released the third single from their forthcoming album The Path today. "Locked (In My Head)" highlights the band's ability to speak openly about the pain and struggles they face in their lives while providing a heavy-hitting anthem that fans will instantly relate to... << Full Report >>

UPtv to Host Cable Premiere of "I Can Only Imagine"

UPtv, the destination for uplifting entertainment, announced today that the box-office hit film I Can Only Imagine will make its U.S. cable premiere on the network. I Can Only Imagine is the inspiring and unknown true story behind MercyMe’s beloved, chart topping song of the same name, that brings ultimate hope to so many and is a gripping reminder of the power of true forgiveness. UPtv, the fastest growing entertainment network in second quarter... << Full Report >>

Him + Her Worship Find Hope "Even in the Dark"

Even In The Dark, the full-length debut from Minneapolis-based husband/wife folk-pop duo Him + Her Worship, is set to bow September 4. Grounded in the assurance of God’s steadfast love throughout life’s deepest valleys and highest peaks, the project was written, recorded and produced by Him + Her Worship’s Seth and Jenna Herlich... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, August 6, 2020*

20th Anniversary Release of the LEFT BEHIND Trilogy Coming To DVD

Twenty years ago, conspiracy theories, misinformation campaigns, censorship, and a deadly virus infecting the world were all part of the thrilling plotlines from the LEFT BEHIND movies produced by Cloud Ten Pictures, based on the #1 New York Times Best Seller book series of the same name. Those movies were an overnight success and went on to sell more than ten million copies on VHS and DVD.  Fast forward to 2020 and... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, August 5, 2020*

Matthew West Matthew West Launches The Matthew West Podcast

Five-time GRAMMY® nominated artist Matthew West launches "The Matthew West Podcast" today on best-selling author, speaker and popular podcaster Annie F. Downs' That Sounds Fun Network. "The Matthew West Podcast" joins six other podcasts on the That Sounds Fun Network, which launched in May and already touts millions of downloads... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, August 4, 2020*

KIDS KIDS Premiere New Music Video for "Dry Bones"

Alt/indie-rock group KIDS are exclusively premiering the music video for their song " Dry Bones " today via FLOOD Magazine! Give it a watch here... << Full Report >>

Rose Awuku Releases New Single Today, "Just One Touch"

“Just One Touch,” a new single from songwriter/worship leader Rose Awuku, is being released today to Christian AC and Praise & Worship-formatted radio outlets. The song is available exclusively through A-Sides Radio Promotion... << Full Report >>

Germaine Martel Addresses Urban Communities on "Already Know"

Germaine Martel the music producer/artist is back again with his new single "Already Know" from his forthcoming album Purpose 2. The high energy 808 and crisp hi-hat driven track addresses several issues plaguing the urban communities today. Guns, drugs, violence, police brutality and most importantly sin itself... << Full Report >>

PRKER Releases New Single, "On God"

One thing can be said about the CHH genre as a whole is that it has evolved. What is also true is that Rapture Ready Productions artist Prker has evolved right along with it. From to start to finish, Prker’s new single will have you rocking to the beat and hitting repeat to jam again... << Full Report >>

*Monday, August 3, 2020*

Kirk Franklin Kirk Franklin To Release "Christmas" Limited Vinyl Edition on Oct. 2

Get ready for a holiday classic as RCA Inspiration releases a special edition of Christmas, the beloved album from Kirk Franklin and the Family, available for pre-order now. The sole holiday album from Kirk Franklin, released in 1995 marking his second album, Christmas is being issued... << Full Report >>

Titus Showers Titus Showers "It's Gonna Be Alright" (Remix) Peaks at #11 on Gospel Radio and #17 on Hot Gospel Songs Chart

Chart-topping singer-songwriter Titus Showers latest radio single "It's Gonna Be Alright" (remix) featuring Jermaine Dolly spends its second week in the Top 15 on Billboard's Gospel Airplay chart this week landing at #14. The song received its peak position to date last week when it reached #11. Additionally, the song peaked in the Top 20 on Billboard's Hot Gospel Songs chart landing at #17... << Full Report >>

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