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February, 2022



*Monday, February 28, 2022*


Tamela Mann Tamela Mann Takes Home Two NAACP Image® Awards

Grammy® Award-Winning Recording Artist Tamela Mann is celebrating wins at the 53rd NAACP Image® Awards for Outstanding Gospel/Christian Album for Overcomer and Outstanding Gospel/Christian Song for “Help Me,” featuring The Fellas. The award-winning, Billboard Gospel music charting album, Overcomer, features the... << Full Report >>

Natasha Owens Natasha Owens Performs the National Anthem at CPAC 2022

Christian music powerhouse Natasha Owens made an appearance at CPAC 2022 in Orlando on Sunday, performing the national anthem for the largest and most influential annual gathering of conservatives in the world. Headlined by former President Donald J. Trump, the 4-day event featured... << Full Report >>

Earnest Pugh Kerry Douglas and Earnest Pugh Earn Their Fourth Number One on BDS and Mediabase

“Thank You So Much”, the second single from Earnest Pugh's “The Outpour Experience” has reached #1 on the BDS Gospel Radio Chart and the Mediabase. The song was written by Apostle Kevin Davidson; and produced by Michael Bereal and Keith Williams. According to Pugh, after recovering from Covid-19 in 2020 the song was my anthem. I recall laying flat on... << Full Report >>

Christian Rap Veteran Rob Redeemed Answers Temptation In New Single, "No No No"

A decade in the game typically means that you’re really just getting started. For St. Louis, Missouri artist Rob Redeemed, it means ten years of sharing the gospel of Jesus with listeners through his music. “I’m about impacting lives,” explains Rob Redeemed. “I’m willing to put myself out there so that the next man or woman... << Full Report >>

*Friday, February 25, 2022*


Brandon Heath Brandon Heath Releases His First Centricity Music Album, "Enough Already," April 22

Five-time GRAMMY®-nominated, eight-time Dove Award-winning Brandon Heath releases his first full-length, Centricity Music album, Enough Already, April 22. Available to pre-buy / pre-save now, the album features the top 25 and climbing NCA Monitored Billboard radio hit, “See Me Through It,” and eight more tracks that find Heath writing and recording for the first time with multiple producers and... << Full Report >>

Rusty Shipp Rusty Shipp Debut Music Video for "Bottom of the Barrel"

A new music video for 'Bottom of the Barrel' -- the first single off Rusty Shipp's upcoming full-length, story-based, concept album 'Dark Side Of The Ocean' -- released to the public on Friday February 25th following an exclusive premiere on CCM Magazine... << Full Report >>

Blessing Offor Blessing Offor Releases Debut EP, "Brighter Days"

At long last, multi-talented singer songwriter Blessing Offor has released his debut EP Brighter Days, available today on all major music streaming platforms. The seven-song passage takes us through the layers of Blessing’s character as he takes his life experiences and turns them into foot stomping revelations. Filled with thought provoking lyrics... << Full Report >>

Sarah Reeves Sarah Reeves Takes New Music To Select Cities This Spring

Curb | Word Entertainment recording artist Sarah Reeves is taking new music to select cities this spring. Tickets for “An Evening With Sarah Reeves” go on sale today (2/25) at 10 a.m. local time in each market. Each date will feature soulful singer and “American Idol” finalist Clark Beckham, who joined... << Full Report >>

Steven Malcolm Steven Malcolm Releases New Track, "Accelerate" feat. Canon

Steven Malcolm delivers an earsplitting new track “Accelerate” featuring Canon from his forthcoming album Tree available April 15. Over boisterous production, Malcolm spits versatile flows reinforced by an explosive guest verse by Billboard-charting rapper Canon. Listen to the song on Spotify's "New Music Friday Christian"... << Full Report >>

KB KB Releases New Track and Video for "King Jesus," Feat. nobigdyl

Chart-topping Christian hip-hop artist KB has a new track “King Jesus,” a co-artist release recorded with hit Christian rapper nobigdyl. The new track is available now on digital music platforms, and the official music video for “King Jesus” was also released... << Full Report >>

15th All Star Gospel Celebration to Encore this Sunday, Feb. 27

DOE The All-Star Gospel Celebration (ASGC) kicked off NBA All-Star Weekend in Cleveland, Ohio with an unforgettable celebration in its 15th year during the NBA All-Star Weekend! The celebration hosted by 3x NBA All-Star host Jacinda Jacobs and NBA Veteran & former National Basketball Players... << Full Report >>

The Samples Choir, AKA Kanye West's Sunday Service Choir, Releases Debut Sample Pack

The Samples Choir, the architects behind the Sunday Service Choir for Kanye West, today releases a royalty free Sunday Sounds pack that spans everything from choir chants, gospel vocal chops, hymns, mantras and melody samples highlighting the best of choral music and beyond. The Samples Choir are a multi-faceted vocal group which has a vast repertoire ranging from classical to hip hop... << Full Report >>

Thomas Muglias Breakout Christian Artist Thomas Muglia's Debut Album "I Have A Father" Available Now

OCP’snewest artist, Thomas Muglia has released his debut album I Have A Father available now. In honor of the release, CCM Magazine is hosting the exclusive... << Full Report >>

NESDAM Rock Artist NESDAM Releases Powerful New Single "One Block Away"

Everyone of us has or will lose someone who means the world to us in life. It is sadly the reality in which we will all face sooner or later. Whether it is family, a friend, colleague or in the case of up-and-coming rock artist Patrick Madsen aka NESDAM, a personally revered friend and mentor. NESDAM’s third and newest track “One Block... << Full Report >>

Zahna Vocal Powerhouse Zahna Releases New Single "Erase" Today

Hopelessness. This sadly seems to be a common theme for many who are continuously finding themselves seemingly stuck in life or trying times. For Suzahna Madsen, better known by her stage name Zahna, this too was a reality. A reality in which she explores in her latest single “Erase”, which you can get on digital... << Full Report >>

Tauren Wells Tauren Wells Makes His Capitol Records Debut with New Single, "Fake It"

Today, platinum-selling Tauren Wells released his new single, “Fake It” Feat. Aaron Cole, via Capitol Records/CCMG, marking the 10-time GRAMMY® nominee’s first release on the label. On this upbeat, infectious track Wells celebrates the joy that comes from being loved as you are, freed from any need to “fake... << Full Report >>

Brooke Ligertwood Brooke Ligertwood Releases New Solo Album, "Seven"

GRAMMY® Award-winning songwriter, producer and critically-acclaimed artist Brooke Ligertwood announces the release of her live solo album “SEVEN.” Out today with lead track... << Full Report >>

Tim Lovelace Entertainer Tim Lovelace Celebrates Digital Debut of "Piano Praise, Volume 1"

Piano Praise, Volume 1, a fan favorite recording from GRAMMY®-nominated singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and bestselling comedian Tim Lovelace, is now available on digital platforms via StowTown... << Full Report >>

Nate Parrish Nate Parrish Offers Authentic Rebellion with Newly Released "Life in Dissonance"

Nate Parrish released his latest single “Life in Dissonance” on February 25, a new installment from upcoming sophomore album Soul Surgery, due out in April. The song is available now at https://show.co/vLwGxHk. As fans have come to expect from Nate Parrish, “Life in Dissonance” offers up riffy punk rock attitude and some searing cultural commentary... << Full Report >>

The Wisecarvers The Wisecarvers' New Song "Like This" Brings Assurance

For fans of The Wisecarvers, the new year brings exciting news. Though the Tennessee Gospel singing family have been a steady presence on radio and — until the pandemic — in live performance, it’s been more than three years since The Wisecarvers have... << Full Report >>

Michael Bethany Michael Bethany Releases New "Walk with You" Single

Prolific songwriter, producer, and national independent recording artist Michael Bethany releases his latest offering entitled “Walk With You,” via Gateway Worship label, which is available now on all digital music platforms... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, February 24, 2022*


Lawrence Flowers Lawrence Flowers and Intercession Debuts on Multiple Billboard Charts

Multi-award winning independent gospel ensemble Lawerence Flowers & Intercession latest project MERGE (Anderson Music Group) makes an impressive debut on multiple Billboard charts. Released on February 11th, the project debuted at... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, February 23, 2022*


Ricky Dillard Ricky Dillard and His New Generation Choir Perform on The Kelly Clarkson Show

Chicago native and American gospel powerhouse Ricky Dillard appeared on The Kelly Clarkson Show to perform his chart climbing single “All Of My Help,” from his newest live album Breakthrough: The Exodus via Motown Gospel. Dillard and his beautifully-boisterous New Generation Chorale have been iconic in the industry for over three-decades, helping him garner a number of... << Full Report >>

Canadian Artist Damara Melissa Successfully Crowdfunds New EP

Contemporary Christian artist Damara Melissa has successfully crowdfunded her new EP, “Beginnings,” to be released Feb. 25, 2022. Inspired by Isaiah 43:19, “Beginnings” is a culmination of four inspirational songs: “Brave,” “Invisible,” “Where I Wanna Be” and “Rise... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, February 22, 2022*


Switchfoot Switchfoot's Longtime Guitarist Drew Shirley Exits Band

Late last night, San Diego rock band Switchfoot shared a personal announcement to fans to inform them that longtime guitarist Drew Shirley was stepping down from the band. Below is their announcement: "Friends, there’s no easy way to say this. After years of sharing the road, Drew and the band have decided to take different paths, and will be parting ways. He joined us shortly after the release of our... << Full Report >>

Worship Leaders Bryan and Katie Torwalt and Benjamin Hastings Join for A Night of Worship Tour

Worship leaders Bryan & Katie Torwalt and Benjamin Hastings have joined together to announce the upcoming "A Night of Worship" Tour presented by Transparent Productions. Tickets are currently available for this intimate and powerful night of worship. Click here to purchase tickets... << Full Report >>

Karen Peck and New River Release New Album "2:22" Today

Daywind Record's Karen Peck & New River continue to make a name for themselves in Gospel Music with their brand-new full-length studio album 2:22 out everywhere now. The five-time GRAMMY®-nominated, seven-time GMA Dove Award-winning group powerfully declares that the "Answer Is Jesus"... << Full Report >>

Lynda Randle Lynda Randle Makes Grand Ole Opry Debut

Celebrating the release of her bestselling new recording, Pilgrim Journey, and the premiere of her first-ever television special, Dove Award-winning singer/songwriter Lynda Randle recently embraced yet another career milestone as she stepped into the iconic “circle” on the stage of Nashville’s... << Full Report >>

Gaither Vocal Band Release "Let's Just Praise the Lord" Recordings

Gaither Music Group is thrilled to announce the release of a new CD and live performance DVD–Let’s Just Praise the Lord–from the legendary gospel quintet the Gaither Vocal Band. Known for their unmatched, award-winning harmonies, the Gospel Music Association Hall of Famers and 2022 GRAMMY® nominees have... << Full Report >>

Lawrence Jamal Releases Single "Gospel" To Radio

Hip Hop-influenced Christian artist Lawrence Jamal drops his latest single, “Gospel,” to Christian CHR, Rhythmic, and Christian Rap/Hip Hop-formatted radio outlets today... << Full Report >>

Juan Winans Continues to Soar with "Never On My Own"

Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Juan Winans' inspirational single "Never On My Own," enters the Top 10 on Billboard's Gospel Airplay chart this week. The unforgettable duet features Juan’s sister actress, and singer Deborah Joy Winans and sits at Number 9 on the Billboard chart... << Full Report >>

*Monday, February 21, 2022*


Gospel Recording Artist Greg Monk Releases New and Uplifting Single "Better Plan"

Inspirational, Christian and Gospel Recording Artist Greg Monk Releases New and Uplifting Single "BETTER PLAN." Inspirational, christian and gospel recording artist Greg Monk has released yet another warm, full hearted song that we can relate to. We all have dreams and plans, but... << Full Report >>

Matt Sassano Secures First Career Top 10 Single with Overcomer's Anthem, "Not My Name"

Matt Sassano has landed in the top 10 on CMW’s Christian Rock chart for the first time with “Not My Name,” which was produced by Josiah Prince of Disciple. The song is also clocking in at #30 on the CHR chart. The breakout success is significant for Matt, an independent solo artist who has spent the past 6 months on this first major touring circuit with Seventh Day Slumber. Beyond the prominence of such a... << Full Report >>

*Saturday, February 19, 2022*


Project 86 Project 86 Announces The Band's Final Album Will Be a Double Album

Rock band Project 86 has been crowd-funding their final studio album for a few months now, with stretch goals including a pair of EP's, and more. With the band reach 130% of their goal, they've announced that the final project will officially include both previously announced EPs to form a final double album... << Full Report >>

*Friday, February 18, 2022*


Matthew West Matthew West Releases Poignant New Song, "Me On Your Mind," With Performance Video

Matthew West drops his latest single today, "Me On Your Mind," accompanied by an official music video, which can also be viewed below. The poignant song, and one of his most personal to date, was inspired by his time in the Word and summed up by Psalm 8... << Full Report >>

for King & Country for KING + COUNTRY Release New Single and Video, "Love Me Like I Am"

Multi-GRAMMY® winning, Platinum-selling duo and Curb | Word Entertainment recording artist FOR KING + COUNTRY drops their latest track, “Love Me Like I Am,” from their forthcoming full-length studio... << Full Report >>

Hillsong Young & Free Hillsong Young and Free Release New EP "Out Here on a Friday (Acoustic)"

GRAMMY®-nominated Hillsong Young & Free announces the release of their latest EP with “Out Here On A Friday (Acoustic).” Available today, the three-track EP features a collection of acoustic renditions alongside bonus performance videos... << Full Report >>

Passion Passion Releases "Burn Bright" Featuring Live Music from Passion 2022

sixtstepsrecords/Capitol CMG's Passion releases a 15-track project, Burn Bright, which features 10 live tracks recorded during the Passion 2022 conference held last... << Full Report >>

Mawcore Release "My Defense," a Hard Rock Psalm

Mawcore has released their newest hard hitting single with “My Defense,” a track that directly lyrically draws on Psalm 62. The song was produced by Chris George and Lori Peters George of Ocean Studios. “In this passage, we found a person who has been forced out onto a cliff... << Full Report >>

RSJ Rebecca St. James Releases New Song, "Praise"

Today, GRAMMY® Award winner and nine-time DOVE Award winner Rebecca St. James has released another song from her forthcoming album Kingdom Come. Pairing pop sensibility with powerful lyrics, “Praise” encapsulates a message of gratitude for the love that Jesus bears for all and serves as a reminder of the sacrifice that He made. “Praise” is now... << Full Report >>

Sidewalk Prophets Sidewalk Prophets Partners With TikTok Superstar Olivia Lane for New Version of "I Believe It Now," Available Today

Curb | Word Entertainment’s Sidewalk Prophets unveils a brand new version of “I Believe It Now” today (2/18) featuring TikTok sensation Olivia Lane. Listen to the poignant pairing HERE, and watch the emotional music video for the powerful track... << Full Report >>

Mosaic MSC Mosaic MSC Expresses Gratitude in New Single Out Today

Today, Los Angeles based collective Mosaic MSC has released their latest single, “This Is How I Thank The Lord.” The anthem of gratitude reflects on the uncertainty surrounding the last few years and the light that remains even in the darkest of seasons. Earlier this week Air1 radio debuted “This Is How I Thank The Lord,” a first for... << Full Report >>

DOE DOE Releases New Album, "Clarity"

Chart-topper DOE has created a dynamic new album with soulful encouragement and musical vitality on CLARITY, out now. Released by Jonathan McReynolds’ Life Room Label in partnership with RCA Inspiration, the three-time GRAMMY® nominee has... << Full Report >>

Unspoken Unspoken Releases Its First Single Of 2022, "Love Is Everything We Need"

Centricity Music recording artist  Unspoken releases “Love Is Everything We Need” to radio, digital retail and streaming outlets everywhere today (Feb. 18). The band’s debut single of 2022 is also the lead song from its first... << Full Report >>

Elevation Worship Elevation Worship Releases New Song "This Is The Kingdom" from March 4th Album

Elevation Worship, multi-GRAMMY® nominated, multi-GMA Dove Award® winning, and Billboard No. 1 charting group, releases "This Is The Kingdom," the third single from their upcoming new album LION, releasing on March 4th. Listen to the new song and watch the... << Full Report >>

Trip Lee Trip Lee Releases New Single and Video, "Stone"

Award winning artist, pastor, author, and founding member of the 116 Movement, TRIP LEE, is back and this time he’s announcing THE END! While many would immediately assume that the award-winning artist, author, pastor, and rapper is announcing the end of his career in music, for Trip Lee, “every ending is a new beginning... << Full Report >>

Maranda Curtis Maranda Curtis's New Album, "Die To Live," is Out Now

Chart-topping artist Maranda Curtis releases a potent testament to faith, loss, healing, strength, declaring hope and salvation in her latest album DIE TO LIVE, available now. The acclaimed singer/songwriter has crafted her most vulnerable and versatile album yet on the fifteen-track... << Full Report >>

Maverick City Music New Album "Venga Tu Reino Deluxe" by Maverick City Musica Available Now

Maverick City Música's surprises are unstoppable! Today, Maverick City Musica, releases the new album Venga Tu Reino Deluxe. The remarkable growth on digital platforms and the rising positioning on radio stations were the result of all the support from their listeners. Thanks to this, they decided to create a deluxe version of... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, February 17, 2022*


We Are Messengers We Are Messengers Announces the Wholehearted Tour

Chart-topping band We Are Messengers has announced plans to headline The Wholehearted Tour this spring, featuring special guests Apollo LTD and Stephen Stanley. Presented by Food for the Hungry, The Wholehearted Tour will hit the road in April and May. It follows the band’s current run on Casting Crowns’ 24-city Healer Tour, where We Are Messengers will play in front of thousands at arenas across the country... << Full Report >>

HLE HLE Signs with Motown Gospel In First-Ever Direct Global Deal

Motown Gospel, a division of Capitol CMG/Capitol/Universal Music Group, announces the signing of South African singer, songwriter, and television personality HLE to an exclusive recording agreement. The partnership is the first of its kind, representing the only direct signing of a global artist in the famed label’s 23-year history... << Full Report >>

Billy Ballenger Launches Spring Acoustic Tour

Acclaimed singer/songwriter and speaker Billy Ballenger announces the launch of the "Faith Like A Child - The Acoustic Tour," hitting markets in the Midwest, Upper Midwest and South this spring. Presented by Destiny Rescue, the tour officially launched February 4 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, with a special concert hosted by Star 88.3 and Life Bridge Church Fort... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, February 16, 2022*


Crystal Lewis Crystal Lewis To Release New Single Feb. 22 from Upcoming Jazz Vocal Album

GRAMMY®-nominated artist CRYSTAL LEWIS will release her debut single, “I Can’t Help It,” (feat. Charles Jones) on February 22 from her forthcoming, new album titled “TOGETHER WE CAN,” due May 13. The... << Full Report >>

Jekalyn Carr Jekalyn Carr Expands Beauty Brand

Jekalyn Carr believes in well-rounded self-care, which includes caring for and enhancing our God-given beauty. With that belief in mind, the inspirational powerhouse will release JEKALYN BEAUTY SKINCARE this Friday, February 18, followed by the release of JEKALYN BEAUTY HAIRCARE by the end of the month... << Full Report >>

Lecrae Lecrae and Pray.com Team Up for Messages of Faith and Prayer

Pray.com, the world’s No. 1 app for Christians, today introduced GRAMMY® Award-winning global entertainer and entrepreneur Lecrae as its latest brand ambassador. The collaboration with Lecrae will see the release of several new content series led by the artist on the Pray.com website and mobile app. “Transform Yourself,” a... << Full Report >>

ABC OSCARS Campaign Features "Arms Wide Open" Shining Spotlight on Nicole Serrano

You've heard her voice on The Good Doctor, Selling Sunset, Love & Hip Hop: Miami, Love Island, Ghosted, and a multitude of other TV shows and special projects. And now, Nicole Serrano's rich, soulful and emotional voice has been featured in an ABC OSCARS Campaign... << Full Report >>

DOE All-Star Gospel Celebration In Cleveland with Maverick City, Mali Music, Kierra Sheard-Kelly, DOE and Angella Christie

The All-Star Gospel Celebration (ASGC) will kick off NBA All-Star Weekend in Cleveland, Ohio with an unforgettable commemoration celebrating its 15th year during the 75th NBA All-Star Weekend! The celebration is slated to take place on Thursday, February 17th at Mt. Zion in Oakwood Village at 8 P.M. EST... << Full Report >>

iNTELLECT iNTELLECT Announces Reimagined Version of His 'Ephesians' EP

Christian rap artist iNTELLECT has followed up his concept project ‘Ephesians’ with a new remix EP. The original project was created as a soundtrack to a sermon series packed with deep, theological records inspired by the apostle Paul’s words to the Ephesians. The Ohio emcee quickly discovered it was one of the most important endeavors he had undertaken in... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, February 15, 2022*


We Are Messengers We Are Messengers’ “Come What May” Hits #1 on Billboard AC, Billboard Christian Songs, Mediabase Audience and Mediabase AC Charts

Curb | Word Entertainment’s We Are Messengers hits #1 on the Billboard AC, Billboard Christian Songs, Mediabase Audience and Mediabase AC Charts with “Come Way May,” which spent its 15th week at #1 on the Mediabase Christian Audience Chart and hit #2 on Billboard’s Hot Christian Songs chart... << Full Report >>

Reba McEntires Reba McEntire Announces Upcoming Release of "My Chains Are Gone"

Reba McEntire is announcing a special CD & DVD pairing, My Chains Are Gone, which will be available on March 25. The forthcoming releases feature Reba performing some of the most beloved hymns of all time. The DVD offers fans a long requested recording of Reba’s 2017 first ever solo headlining show at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville,TN, now being released with Gaither Music Group. Featuring... << Full Report >>

*Monday, February 14, 2022*


Trip Lee Trip Lee Announces "The End."

During critical times in human history, great art and artists emerge! Rapper, pastor, and founding member of the 116 Movement, TRIP LEE, is back and this time it’s for good! In 2021, he surprised 116 fans with a new song, “You Got It,” a single released on Reach Records' Summer ’21 Playlist. He followed quickly behind with... << Full Report >>

Futures Atlanta's Futures Worship Tackles Mental Health

Overcoming mental health challenges can feel as impossible as climbing Mt. Everest…every day! We believe hope and healing is in the climb with others, not alone. Experiencing the Hills and Horizons with your community, friends, pastors, counselors, and doctors. Click here to register now... << Full Report >>

Karima KARIMA Launches New Athleisure Line, K A R I M A B R A N D

Multiple Award nominee and popular Gospel singer-songwriter KARIMA expands her growing business operations with the launch of the second label, "K A R I M A B R A N D." Giving a gift of hope and smiles to everyone, this Valentine's Day, KARIMA’s inaugural collection will feature a variety of activewear for every style from hoodies and tees to yoga pants and joggers, as... << Full Report >>

Up and Coming Gospel Artist Lakeesha Rice Enthrals In Latest Single

Lakeesha Rice is an up and coming gospel artist who was born in Yonkers, New York, but is currently residing in Greensboro, North Carolina. Her latest single will be released on February 14th, 2022, Valentine’s Day, and will be a love letter to her fans. Produced by DulaneyLand music, the song “Hallelujah” is an... << Full Report >>

JIMMY ROCK Announces New Single From Forthcoming EP

Good City Music is home to some of the brightest up and coming talent in the Christian music industry. Among the impressive roster of artists is Ohio’s own DJ and producer, JIMMY ROCK. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic impacting an already difficult to navigate music scene, JIMMY ROCK has seen his trajectory increase sharply over the last two years... << Full Report >>

*Saturday, February 12, 2022*


Relentless Flood Identifies with the Broken in New Single "Echoes"

“Echoes” by Relentless Flood is available now, the first single from newly announced album Echoes, due out April 8. “‘Echoes’ is a song written from a deep place of despair, and longing to be able to feel the warmth of light again,” Relentless Flood frontman Marshal Huffman explains... << Full Report >>

*Friday, February 11, 2022*


Pat Barrett Pat Barrett Releases "Morning By Morning (I Will Trust)" Today

Today worship leader and songwriter Pat Barrett releases a special multi-track single of his song, "Morning By Morning (I Will Trust)," along with the lyric video. This song will also be available for radio adds on February 18th. Today's release features the upcoming radio version of the song along with the album and various live performances of the meaningful... << Full Report >>

Stars Go Dim Stars Go Dim Announces Third Studio LP, "Grace In The Wilderness," Arriving April 29

Curb | Word Entertainment’s Stars Go Dim is set to release Grace In The Wilderness April 29, 2022. Beginning today (2/11), fans can pre-order/pre-save the upcoming album HERE. In addition, instant grat track... << Full Report >>

Maverick City Music Maverick City Music Release New EP Today, "Breathe"

Maverick City Music celebrates Black History Month 2022 with the release of the Breathe EP. The celebratory EP features the signature vocals of beloved Maverick City Music artist Joe L Barnes, Maryanne J. George, Naomi Raine, Chandler Moore and Dante Bowe backed by the Mav City Gospel Choir. The Breathe EP features live and studio versions of standout songs... << Full Report >>

Natalie Grant The Belonging Co Announces Upcoming Album, HERE, Set To Release March 25

The Belonging Co, a quickly-growing church based in Nashville, TN, has announced their fourth live album, HERE, set to release March 25, 2022. New tracks will become available in the coming weeks leading up to the highly-anticipated release, but in celebration of the album announcement and pre-save/ pre-add launch today, The Belonging Co premiered the live video of the debut track... << Full Report >>

Jordan St. Cyr Jordan St. Cyr Readies For Debut Album, Releases New Single Today

Singer/songwriter Jordan St. Cyr continues his 2022 as one of his busiest yet. With the debut of his self-titled first full-length album set to release March 4 (BEC Recordings), St. Cyr is also celebrating his current single "Weary Traveler" hitting No. 1 on radio's AC Indicator Chart for the second week in a... << Full Report >>

Trinity To Release "Desert Rain" Feb. 25 Via The Fuel Music

Awards-winning, Netherlands-based band Trinity releases Desert Rain globally Feb. 25 from The Fuel Music. First released in the Netherlands in 2016, and having already received three Dutch, Silver Dove Awards, including “Album Of The... << Full Report >>

Chart-Topper William Murphy Unveils New Live Performance for "Just Us"

Chart-topper William Murphy unveils a new live performance, with “Just Us,” giving a preview of his new music in the video. In this new release during Black History Month, the video delivers uplifting encouragement and a reminder of a greater purpose in the poignant musical number. Captured in Atlanta, three-time GRAMMY... << Full Report >>

Switch Switch Releases Latest Single, "Covered"

Following the release of "Letting Go" in January, today Switch announces the release of their latest single, "Covered." Both singles will be on the group's upcoming album, Better View, Part II, releasing... << Full Report >>

New Jodi Essex Rock Ballad "Unravel" Reveals a Wondrous Battle of Willpower

Very few things in life can shatter the defenses of a very strong will. In CCM Artist Jodi Essex’s upcoming rock ballad, music video out February 25, 2022, “Unravel” proclaims the Gospel power that comes from surrender. Vulnerable lyrics juxtapose the nature of being human with a call, and conscious decision, to follow Christ - “Sometimes I’m... << Full Report >>

The Baylor Project Re-release of "The Journey" Available Now

4x GRAMMY®-nominated duo The Baylor Project is thrilled to announce that their debut album The Journey, originally released in 2017, will be available on all streaming platforms February 11, 2022. The re-releasing of the 5-year old album comes amid Black History Month and days before Valentine’s Day as a nod to the... << Full Report >>

Jonathan and Melissa Helser Release "The Land I'm Livin' In"

Today, DOVE Award winning husband and wife duo Jonathan and Melissa Helser have released the second part of their latest album The Land I’m Livin’ In – Days One & Two (Live). The second installment of this work adds four new songs to the previously released album and highlights the second of three days spent recording on the Helser’s land in North... << Full Report >>

Love and the Outcome Love & The Outcome's Trailer Stolen from Their Own Driveway

It's been a truly challenging time over the past year for the Rademaker family. Jodi and Chris of Love & The Outcome had to evacuate their home due to the flood in Nashville last spring and lost so much in the resulting damage. And now, last night, their trailer was stolen. "Our trailer was stolen. As some of you may know, our trailer was stolen off of our driveway last night. It was holding all of the things we saved from our house flood, plus gear and merch. It’s been one thing after another this... << Full Report >>

Austin Ludwig Releases “Unconditional,” A Tribute To His Personal Journey

Artist, producer and pastor Austin Ludwig today released an inspirational new single entitled “Unconditional” as a tribute to his personal spiritual journey... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, February 10, 2022*


Michael W. Smith Tickets On Sale Tomorrow For Michael W. Smith's "A Night At The Piano" Spring Tour

The Awakening Foundation and Awakening Events are excited toannounce Michael W. Smith's "A Night at the Piano: Live In Concert" tour. Multi-platinum singer and songwriter Smith will headline the highly-anticipated tour, kicking... << Full Report >>

Karen Clark Sheard Motown Gospel and Karew Records Sign Karen Clark Sheard

Globally-acclaimed label Motown Gospel (a division of Capitol CMG/Capitol and Universal Music Group) is honored to announce the signing of legendary 4-time GRAMMY-winning singer, musician, songwriter, entrepreneur, and First Lady of COGIC (Church of God in Christ) Karen Clark Sheard, in partnership with Karew Records, with plans to release her... << Full Report >>

Indie Recording Artist Heather Burwell Releases "The Flood" -- An Insight to Grief

Singer/songwriter and independent recording artist, Heather Burwell, announces the scheduled release of her soulful and poetic tune, “The Flood,”* due Friday, March 25, 2022, via all digital outlets and streaming platforms. (Distribution by Ed Gertler/Digital... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, February 9, 2022*


EJ Gaines Promoted to SVP Marketing/Co-Executive Director of Motown Gospel

Capitol Christian Music Group (CCMG) has promoted EJ Gaines to SVP Marketing/Co-Executive Director of Motown Gospel. Gaines has served as Co-Executive Director of Motown Gospel and Vice President of Marketing at CCMG since 2018, prior to his position as Motown Gospel’s Vice President of Marketing. Gaines reports to Capitol Christian Music Group Co-President Hudson Plachy... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, February 8, 2022*


Katy Nichole Katy Nichole's Debut "In Jesus Name (God Of Possible)" Goes Viral, Heard By 150+ Million People, Hits iTunes All Genre Top 2

Singer/songwriter, and new Centricity Music signee, Katy Nichole has not only gone viral, now reaching well over 150 million people with the chorus to her debut single “In Jesus Name (God of Possible),” but she has also reached... << Full Report >>

Lynda Randle TBN to Premiere Lynda Randle and Friends: "A Pilgrim's Journey" Feb. 17

Lynda Randle and Friends: A Pilgrim’s Journey is slated to premiere on the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) Thursday, February 17 at 8:00 pm ET. Randle’s debut network special will showcase stirring performances, poignant moments of reflection and renowned guests, all in celebration of Black History Month... << Full Report >>

Skillet Skillet's "Dominion" Impacts Christian AC Radio with "Refuge"

12x-platinum and GRAMMY-nominated rock band SKILLET's DOMINION (Atlantic) is making an impact following its top spot debut on iTunes three weeks ago. Their 11th studio project, it has already amassed over 33 million global album streams to date, and a top 20 Active Rock radio track with... << Full Report >>

"Puppet," The New Single from G.L.O. Drops Today

“Puppet,” a new single from G.L.O, which stands for God’s Love Only, goes for adds today to Christian Rap/Hip Hop and Christian CHR-formatted radio outlets. The video for the powerful song can be viewed on YouTube. The song also is available to buy/stream on all digital platforms... << Full Report >>

*Monday, February 7, 2022*


toby TobyMac's HITS DEEP Tour Tickets on Sale for $10 for Limited Time

Multi-Platinum-selling artist TobyMac will kick off his annual HITS DEEP TOUR this week on February 9th in Jonesboro, AR for a nationwide tour hitting... << Full Report >>

We Are Messengers We Are Messengers' Darren Mulligan Walks Away From Auto Accident Last Week

We Are Messengers front man Darren Mulligan was involved in a car accident the morning of 2/4 as he was driving to the airport in Nashville, TN. Hitting ice on a bridge, he lost traction, slid across two lanes and into the lane of an oncoming vehicle, and veered off the road, flipping and totaling his truck. Thankfully, Darren made it through the accident without a... << Full Report >>

*Friday, February 4, 2022*


David Leonard David Leonard Joins The Provident Family Of Artists, Debuts New Single "Every Hour"

GRAMMY®-nominated and GMA Dove Award-winning David Leonard - artist, songwriter, storyteller, and producer - announces the release of "Every Hour," the debut single with his new label partner Sony Music/Provident Label Group. Available now at all digital outlets, a performance video for "Every Hour" is also out and can be viewed... << Full Report >>

Steven Malcolm Steven Malcolm Announces New Album, "Tree," Available April 15, 2022

IVAV recording artist Steven Malcolm announces his third studio album, Tree, available 4/15, setting the tone for the project with spellbinding track, “Respect,” produced by renowned DJ/Producer Sango and UMoore, available today. Malcolm also kicks off his “Long Live The Hype Tour” in Jacksonville, FL tonight, 2/4. Listen to “Respect” and pre-save/pre-add Tree... << Full Report >>

Brooke Ligertwood Brooke Ligertwood Releases New Live Single, "Nineveh"

GRAMMY® Award-winning songwriter, producer and critically-acclaimed artist Brooke Ligertwood drops the second single “Nineveh” from her forthcoming live solo album “SEVEN” which is now available for preorder. Out... << Full Report >>

Chris Renzema Chris Renzema Releases "Get Out Of The Way Of Your Own Heart Deluxe" Featuring Three New Studio Tracks

Dynamic singer / songwriter Chris Renzema  strikes a chord with music fans, packing out venues coast-to-coast while connecting lyrically and musically with three widely acclaimed studio albums. His latest and second Centricity Music album features three new recordings on the Get Out of the Way of Your Own Heart (Deluxe) version of the... << Full Report >>

Christian Singer/Songwriter Josh Blakesley Unveils New Single "Come To The Banquet"

From the heart of Houston, Texas, Christian singer/songwriter Josh Blakesley is announcing the release of his latest single “Come to the Banquet”, available now... << Full Report >>

Elevation Worship Elevation Worship Releases "What I See," The Second Single From LION, New Album Coming March 4

Two weeks ago, Elevation Worship, the multi-GRAMMY® nominated, multi-GMA Dove Award® winning, and Billboard No. 1 charting group announced the March 4th release of their upcoming album, LIONalongwith its first single, "Same God."Today, the group drops the project's second single... << Full Report >>

All Creatures All Creatures Releases New Song "[close to me]" Available Now

The guys in All Creatures release their next track titled “[close to me]” now available (DREAM Records) on all digital service providers.  The track was produced by Neon Feather and follows the release of their debut radio single “[wonder working]”, which is now closing in on 10 million combined total listeners.  The... << Full Report >>

McKamey Legacy Carries on the Storied Group's Tradition with New Single

For fans who had resigned themselves to the end of an era with the retirement of Southern Gospel legends, The McKameys, 2022 opens with some joyful news: a new generation of the family have not only picked up the banner, but today announce their signing to Horizon Records and the first... << Full Report >>

Munday Martin Releases Hit Rock Single, "Reactor"

On-the-rise rocker  Munday Martin just released "Reactor," his second single since ringing in the new year - available to stream/download worldwide.

Pulling inspiration from some of INXS’s 80s/90s greatest hits, Martin’s song "Reactor"... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, February 3, 2022*


NEEDTOBREATHE NEEDTOBREATHE Announce "Into the Mystery" Acoustic Tour

Award-nominated rock band NEEDTOBREATHE have announced an intimate acoustic tour of North America in support of their latest critically acclaimed studio album Into The Mystery. The 26-city Into The Mystery Acoustic Tour will kick off on April 18 in Winnipeg, MB, and wrap on May 22 with two back-to-back shows in Knoxville, TN. Patrick Droney... << Full Report >>

Legendary Duo Ted and Sheri Team Up with The Walls Group for "Now I Know"

The legendary duo of  Ted & Sheri – Ted Winn and Sheri Jones-Moffet, are back together again after a sixteen-year recording hiatus! The Stellar Gospel Music Award winning pair have teamed up with the  GRAMMY® Award nominated siblings, The Walls Group, to drop “Now I Know” (Ted... << Full Report >>

Kim Person's "Journey 2.0" Debuts on All-Genre Top Album Sales Chart

Multiple Stellar Award nominated powerhouse vocalist Kim Person continues to earn monumental achievements. Her fourth and current project JOURNEY 2.0 made its debut on Billboard’s all-genre Top Album Sales chart. This is Person’s first-ever career... << Full Report >>

Andrew Greer "Bridges with Patsy Clairmont and Andrew Greer" Spans Second Season

Continuing a mission to unite listeners of all ages around timely topics that challenge and inspire, popular podcast 
Bridges with Patsy Clairmont and Andrew Greer...Spiritual Connections Through Generational Conversations has launched its second season with a... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, February 2, 2022*


Riley Clemmons Riley Clemmons Named Artist of the Year at Australia's TCM Radio

Artist on the rise Riley Clemmons recently made history as the first woman in over a decade to be named Artist of the Year at Australia’s TCM Radio. Throughout 2021, Riley had five songs featured in the Top 100 song chart: “Keep On Hoping,” “Headspace,” “Healing,” “Without You,” and her latest hit “For... << Full Report >>

Indie-Folk Artist Amy Jay to Release New Album, "Awake Sleeper," February 11

Having earned critical applause for her melancholy indie-folk, Amy Jay now makes a remarkable leap forward with her moving and kinetic debut album, Awake Sleeper. The Florida-born, NYC-based singer-songwriter surveys profound emotional terrain, juggling fragments of memory and embedding her observations within a paradoxically lush sonic approach. Exploring the boundaries between... << Full Report >>

Gospel Artist John Houston Releases "The Book of John" EP

Contemporary Gospel recording artist, songwriter, musician, and entrepreneur John Houston released his sophomore project The Book Of John - EP (Visionary Music Group) on February 1, 2022, and is available now for digital download or streaming on... << Full Report >>

Ryan T. Miller Releases "Prodigal Child" to Christian Radio

Mississippi-based singer/songwriter Ryan T. Miller, who earned Songwriter of the Year honors in the 18th annual ChristianSongwriting.com competition in 2021, makes his Christian radio debut today when his award-winning... << Full Report >>

The Old Paths Announce New Album, "Music To Your Ears"

In challenging times, there’s much to be said for clinging to tradition — yet there is also a need to move forward, finding new ways to express the Gospel’s unchanging message of deliverance. For many artists, one or the other becomes paramount. To The Old Paths, though... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, February 1, 2022*


DOE DOE Releases New Single and Video, "So Good"

DOE has released a brand new single and official music video for “So Good,” available now. Announcing her upcoming new album CLARITY and unveiling the album cover, the three-time GRAMMY® nominee will release her album on Friday, February 18th, 2022. Released by... << Full Report >>

Breakout Contemporary Christian Artist Thomas Muglia Makes OCP Debut

OCP (Oregon Catholic Press)has welcomed contemporary Christian artist and worship leader, Thomas Muglia to their roster. The 23-year-old Arizona native is preparing to make his label debut with his forthcoming album I Have A Father, slated for release on February 25, 2022. Pre-order for the full-length project is live, and with each pre-order, the listener receives four... << Full Report >>

Jabari Johnson's New Album "One Touch" Available This Friday

Gospel artist Jabari Johnson is in what many would call his "winning season" after winning a Stellar Award, performing "Try Jesus" with Tobe Nwigwe at the BET Awards, and earning his first #1 record on the Billboard Gospel National Airplay Chart for "Fixed Fight." Johnson's new album ONE TOUCH will be available this Friday, February 4th... << Full Report >>

Awana Announces 2022 Child Discipleship Forum

Building on the success of last year’s inaugural event, Awana—a global leader in child and youth discipleship—announces its second Child Discipleship Forum, to be held September 22-23 in the Nashville area. With both in-person and online attendance options, the conference is set to bring together pastors, children’s ministry leaders and parents... << Full Report >>


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This Friday, May 20, 2022
ALBUMS
Avalon Worship Avalon Worship [Red Street]
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Amanda Cook State of the Union [Provident]
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Gateway Worship Español Grande Y Fiel (Great And Faithful) [Gateway/Integrity]
The Perrys John 3:16 [StowTown]
Watashi Wa People Like People [Tooth & Nail]

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SINGLES
ICF Sunday Night Perfect Love - Single [Integrity]


Next Friday, May 27, 2022
ALBUMS
ICF Worship Here's To The One We Love [Integrity]
Mission House Live From Raleigh [Integrity]
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