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July, 2019



*Wednesday, July 31, 2019*


Sanctus Real Sanctus Real Announces Release of New LP, "Unstoppable God," Available Aug. 30

Award-winning band Sanctus Real is back with their highly-anticipated ninth studio album, Unstoppable God, releasing everywhere August 30. The band recently launched a pre-sale campaign for the new ten-song project where fans can get two instant songs, including the debut single "Unstoppable God... << Full Report >>

Amanda Lindsey Cook To Set Out On First Headlining House On A Hill Tour Joined By Apollo LTD

Coming off the success of the massive arena tour with Hillsong UNITED where Amanda Lindsey Cook performed in front of sold-out crowds, the award-winning vocalist will embark on her first solo-headlining House On A Hill Tour alongside breakout pop duo Apollo LTD visiting 21 cities across the U.S. Promoted and produced by Premier Productions, tickets go on sale via www.amandalindseycook.com starting August 2... << Full Report >>

Kurt Carr's New Album, "Bless Somebody Else," Debuts At No. 2

Bless Somebody Else (Kurt Carr Gospel/RCA Inspiration), the newly-released album from Gospel legend Kurt Carr, makes its debut at #2 on the Gospel albums consumption charts, debuting at #2 on Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums chart and Soundscan’s Current Gospel Albums chart. Accolades have continued to pour in for the latest album from the two-time GRAMMY® nominated, award-winning Stellar Honors Hall of Fame trailblazing artist, songwriter... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, July 30, 2019*


Aaron Cole Makes Gotee Records' Full-length Album Debut With "Not By Chance" On August 30, 2019

Aaron Cole caught the attention of critics and music fans alike back in 2017 when he garnered two back-to-back #1 singles on the Billboard HOT AC chart. This summer, on August 30, 2019, the 20-year-old will release this first full-length album with Gotee, titled NOT BY CHANCE that will feature 13 dynamic hip-hop tracks appealing to fans of Jon Bellion and Drake... << Full Report >>

Scarlet White Loses Frontman Spencer Minor in Tragic Motorcycle Accident

Yesterday morning, Three Rivers, Michigan independent rock band Scarlet White announced that their lead singer, Spencer Minor, had died in a tragic motorcycle accident over the weekend. On Facebook, the band announced: "It is with heavy hearts we write this status... Spencer was involved in a motorcycle accident last night. We are confused and angry and sad at God’s timing. It’s never easy to get news that someone was taken all... << Full Report >>

KJ-52 KJ-52 Releases "What Happened Was... The Mixtape"

Multiple Dove Award rapper KJ-52 has released what may be a first for Christian hip hop with the release of “What Happened Was…the Mixtape.” The project contains all 23 chapters of the audiobook version of “What Happened Was,” KJ-52’s recently-released book, with a new remixed score by A.J. Jenkins (producer/songwriter whose credits include Jordin Sparks, Elijah Blake, Jason Derulo, Raven-Symone and others). “What Happened Was…the Mixtape” also contains seven unreleased demos from early... << Full Report >>

Firma Collective Re-imagines Worship Classic with Powerful New Single, "Be Thou My Vision"

First arriving on the scene in 2018, the Los Angeles-based modern worship group Firma Collective has been impacting radio this year, spending 5 weeks on the Billboard Christian New & Noteworthy Chart and more than 10 weeks on the CMW Worship Chart with their debut single, “Mercy’s Tree” (feat. Lexi Jones). Spotify alone has racked up more than one... << Full Report >>

*Monday, July 29, 2019*


Jekalyn Carr Jekalyn Carr Set for Live Recording Saturday, October 5, in Atlanta

Three-time GRAMMY Award, two-time Billboard Music Award, NAACP Image Award nominated, and four-time Stellar Award-winning, and GMA Dove Award winning 21-year-old singer-songwriter Jekalyn Carr records her next album live at Atlanta’s Praise 102.5 FM 15th Annual Praise In The Park. Carr's live recording will take place on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at the 17,000 seat Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood in Atlanta, GA... << Full Report >>

New Artist Humble Feet Releases Single from Debut Album

“Quench,” the new single off the eponymous debut album from Humble Feet, is being released today to Christian AC and Worship-formatted radio outlets. “I wrote ‘Quench’ while serving Jesus in full-time ministry in a foreign nation, a nation that is almost completely desert,” said Michael Taylor, Humble Feet’s founder and... << Full Report >>

C West Ties The Knot With Longtime Girlfriend

Singer-songwriter-guitarist on the rise, C West, has jumped the broom with his longtime girlfriend, Katie Soriano. The couple were married earlier this month on a private estate outside of Atlanta and they honeymooned in Montego Bay, Jamaica. The attractive couple met in and have been dating since 2016. The Buffalo-New York native recently released a haunting new acoustic Pop-Folk ballad, “West” (MBE/Tyscot), about the life he dreams of having with his new bride... << Full Report >>

*Friday, July 26, 2019*


Peabod PEABOD Releases New Track for "Backpack" EP

Centricity Music hip hop artist PEABOD released a new single today, “Backpack,” adding to his other 2019 releases and completing his EP Backpack. The song and EP are available now on all digital outlets... << Full Report >>

Mac Powell and the Family Reunion Release Anticipated Debut Album, "Back Again"

Today, Mac Powell and the Family Reunion release their full-length debut album Back Again via Thirty Tigers. Led by the former lead singer of Grammy-winning, multi-platinum selling group Third Day, the new band is southern roots and American rock... << Full Report >>

NF NF's New Album, "The Search," Is Out Today

After topping the Billboard 200 at #1 with his independently released 2017 album, Perception, Michigan rapper NF returns with The Search [NFREALMUSIC/Caroline], a 20-track set that wrestles with the tough, existential questions we all face – and refuses to accept pat answers. Raw, moving and illuminated by flashes of humor, NF’s s ignature tense and tight bars evoke an intense internal journey, a quest for personal peace and meaning... << Full Report >>

Matthew West Multi-Award Winning Matthew West Releases New Song and Video, "The God Who Stays"

In his new joint venture with Provident Label Group/Sony Music and his imprint Story House Music, Matthew West has released a brand new song and music video for "The God Who Stays." The song is available now on all digital platforms here... << Full Report >>

The Choir Release New Cover Song of Phil Collins' "In The Air Tonight"

Acclaimed veteran rock band The Choir releases a new single today, a cover of Phil Collins' hit, "In the Air Tonight." The song is available on all the popular digital outlets. About the single, the band announced: "The Choir covers the Phil Collins classic and iconic hit In The Air Tonight. The band re-imagines it with a haunting, ethereal and ambient version of the world-wide popular song... << Full Report >>

Cody Carnes Cody Carnes Releases New Song, "Run To The Father"

Worship leader and songwriter Cody Carnes has a brand new song, "Run To The Father," currently available everywhere. This year, Carnes has released two additional songs, "Nothing Else" and "Heaven Fall," both to high acclaim and response. "Nothing Else" marks Carnes most successful single to date and his first song to debut on the CCLI chart... << Full Report >>

Planetshakers' Youth Band planetboom Releases "Praise On Praise" Single, Video Today

The dynamic, multicultural youth ministry of Planetshakers Church, planetboom, releases “Praise On Praise” single today (July 26) at Apple Music, iTunes, Spotify, Google Play and more digital and streaming outlets globally from... << Full Report >>

Right Hand Shade Drops Self-Titled Debut Album Today

New England-based band Right Hand Shade, known throughout the region as a high-octane pop-rock band infused with soulful vocals and bluesy guitar riffs, releases its self-titled debut album today. The collection of 12 pop-rock songs with a faith-based message is available digitally on iTunes, Amazon Music... << Full Report >>

We Are Leo Releases New Single, "Your Voice"

Chicago-area pop group, We Are Leo, releases their brand new single "Your Voice" (DREAM Records) today. Lyrically, the song is about discovering Jesus as the Good Shepherd, (John 10) how He knows his sheep by name, and how He came leads us to abundant life. The track's production is chill, moody, beautiful and persistent... Drake meets LANY. This musical offering is the first in a series of singles that the group plans to release this year... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, July 25, 2019*


Amy Grant Nashville Mayor David Briley, Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith Present at Historical Marker Unveiling

Today, the Nashville Metropolitan Historical Commission, in association with the Nashville Metro Council, celebrated the installation of a historical marker at 1000 16th Avenue South with an unveiling ceremony, honoring decades of the music impact of Belmont Church, Koinonia Coffeehouse and the... << Full Report >>

Wolves At The Gate Wolves at the Gate Release Video for "Drifter"

Wolves At The Gate have released a video for their single, "Drifter". Watch here: https://youtu.be/_Scnv5m8QYU. Last month, the song was featured on Revolver, who noted, "[Drifter] exemplifies the band's ability to write a lush and catchy track while holding onto the heaviness that separates them from the... << Full Report >>

Phil Keaggy Phil Keaggy and Rex Paul Announce Vinyl Release of New Rock Album, "Illumination"

Digital music took the music world by storm when it was first introduced via the venerable compact disc (CD) in the early 1980s. By the end of that decade, CDs had overtaken LPs in popularity. The digital revolution continued to evolve, spawning MP3 files, digital downloads, and online streaming. But for the faithful music aficionado, there was still only one true format--the vinyl LP... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, July 24, 2019*


Skillet Skillet Invites Fans Along for NYC Takeover

Multi-platinum selling rockers Skillet are poised to take over The Big Apple this Friday, July 26 ahead of their anticipated release of Victorious (Aug. 2, Atlantic Records). The 2X GRAMMY® nominees will light up the FOX & Friends All American Concert Stage with live performances during the popular morning cable broadcast starting at 7 a.m. EST. AOL Build will host a conversation with the group at 1 p.m. EST... << Full Report >>

Leigh Nash Leigh Nash To Release New Single, "Dime Adios (Say Goodbye to Me)," July 26

Singer/songwriter Leigh Nash has been busy touring solo dates for the past few months, while also working on some new music. Back in mid-April, Nash released a special two-song single featuring new song "God Gave Me Horses" and an updated anniversary edition of Sixpence None The Richer's "Kiss Me." Now, this Friday, Nash is releasing a new song called "Dime Adiós," featuring Matt Lovell... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, July 23, 2019*


Bethel Music Signs Georgia-Based Singer, Songwriter Dante Bowe Following Deep Roots With Collective

GRAMMY® nominated Bethel Music is continuing to add to their adept collective of worship leaders and songwriters with the addition of Dante Bowe. The roots of Bowe’s relationship with the Bethel Music family run deep with previous collaborations like "Glorious Day" and touring with the group including the recent Heaven Come... << Full Report >>

Charles Jenkins and Fellowship Chicago Spring Onto Billboard Top 30

Over the last seven years, Charles Jenkins and Fellowship Chicago, have created some of the most beloved songs of the new millennium including three Billboard No. 1 radio hits Awesome, War, Grace, and three top 10 radio hits, Just To Know Him, Winning, and Can’t Turn Back. Now, they are back with the third radio single, “Keep the Faith,” from their forthcoming... << Full Report >>

Landers Music Co. Releases New Single, "Walls"

“Walls,” a new single from Nashville-based Landers Music Co., is set to hit Christian AC and Christian CHR-formatted radio outlets today. A live music video for the acoustic version of “Walls” is available on YouTube... << Full Report >>

*Saturday, July 20, 2019*


S.O. Takes On False Social Media Perception In "Goals" Featuring Lucy Grimble

Hip hop artist S.O. addresses social media ills on “Goals,” the debut single from his Augustine’s Legacy album dropping on September 6. This song, available now, comes amid reports of social media users experiencing depression driven by an excess of perfect, strategically-curated posts. In an effort to lessen the pressures, this week Instagram began hiding post likes in six countries... << Full Report >>

Gospel Music Legend Bill Gaither Announces Cities for Christmas Homecoming Tour

Multi-Grammy Award winning recording artist, Bill Gaither and prominent Christian events producer, Premier Productions, have announced plans to bring the Bill Gaither & The Gaither Vocal Band Christmas Homecoming Tour to select cities during December of 2019... << Full Report >>

*Friday, July 19, 2019*


JoC Jars of Clay Announce Annual Nashville Christmas Show

Although the band officially stopped touring a few years ago, Jars of Clay has remained active nearly each holiday for an annual Christmas concert. Today, the four-piece pop rock band announced their 2019 show for December 7th in Franklin, TN... << Full Report >>

Local Sound Releases "Sunday School" EP Today

Local Sound's newest EP, Sunday School, is available everywhere today. Sunday School features five 1990s worship favorites with the trio's pop music spin. The EP includes Local Sound's treasured worship songs like "Shout To The Lord," "Open The Eyes Of My Heart," featuring special guest Paul Baloche as well as the hits "I Could Sing Of Your Love Forever... << Full Report >>

The Glorious Unseen's Ben Crist Launches Campaign for New EP

The Glorious Unseen was an acclaimed worship act on BEC Recordings, led by Ben Crist, but we haven't heard from either since their 2012 release, Lovesick. However, Crist has taken to Kickstarter to fund a new EP, which has less than 2 weeks left on the campaign. Click here to view the campaign... << Full Report >>

Bethel Music's Josh Baldwin Returns With "Let the Redeemed"

Josh Baldwin of Bethel Music is unveiling a brand new track, “Let the Redeemed,” today. The hopeful track compellingly declares God as a Deliverer who leads us out of the desert. “The most powerful sound on earth is the song of captives set free, and there is power in our testimony that releases hope to the world,” shares Baldwin... << Full Report >>

Attaboy Releases "Fearless" Single, Video Today

Leading school assemblies followed by evening, full-production concerts coast-to-coast and performing at camps during the summer months, Indiana-based pop/rock band Attaboy releases “Fearless” globally from Radiate Music. The song is available now on iTunes, Spotify, Apple Music... << Full Report >>

Manafest Manafest Releases New Single, "This is Not the End"

Rock / rap artist Manafest has released a new song today, July 19, 2019, from his upcoming new studio album slated to come out later this year. The song, "This Is Not The End," is co-written with Trevor Mcnevan from Thousand Foot Krutch and produced by Doug Weir.  "This Is Not The End" is  the first new song from Manafest since his 2017 release of Stones... << Full Report >>

Christian Rapper G.L.O. Releases New Album Today, July 19

Christian rap artist G.L.O, which stands for God’s Love Only, is releasing her new album today, an 11-song collection titled “Reborn.” The project is available on iTunes, Google Play, Amazon, Apple Music, Spotify and all other digital stores and music streaming services... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, July 18, 2019*


John Van Deusen Premieres New Video "Whatever Makes You Mine"

John Van Deusen is thrilled to share a brand new music video for "Whatever Makes You Mine," premiering now on Substream Magazine. The song comes from Van Deusen's forthcoming album, (I Am) Origami Pt. 3 - A Catacomb Hymn, out this Friday, July 19th via Tooth & Nail Records. Pre-orders are available now... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, July 17, 2019*


Random Hero Opens New Chapter with "Tension" August 23

Christian rock hitmakers and fan favorites Random Hero are set to drop  Tension , their highly anticipated RockFest Records debut, August 23. Produced by Memphis May Fire's Kellen McGregor,  Tension  is the band’s most melodic, hook-laden release to date, providing a musical foundation squarely focused on elevating Random Hero’s urgent message of Hope and healing... << Full Report >>

Historical Marker on Nashville's Music Row for CCM, Belmont Church and Koinonia Coffeehouse

The Nashville Metropolitan Historical Commission, in association with the Nashville Metro Council, announced today the creation of a historical marker at 1000 16th Avenue South to be unveiled on Thursday, July 25th, to honor decades of the music impact of Belmont Church, Koinonia Coffeehouse and the Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) genre on the city of Nashville. Additionally, at today’s Nashville Metropolitan Council meeting, a resolution was read... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, July 16, 2019*


Zach Williams Zach Williams Announces His Headlining Tour "The Rescue Story Tour"

Multi-award-winning artist and songwriter Zach Williams has announced his fall headlining tour, "The Rescue Story Tour."  The 20-city tour will begin in Syracuse, NY on October 10 and wrap in Anderson, IN on November 10, and will include a special stop on November 3 at Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium. "The Rescue Story Tour," which will feature special guest artist Josh Baldwin of Bethel Music, is sponsored by Compassion International and Christian Healthcare Ministries... << Full Report >>

Andrew Peterson Andrew Peterson Announces 20th Anniversary Behold the Lamb of God Album and Tour

An annual concert tour lasting 20 consecutive years is a rarity in the music industry. But that’s exactly what this year marks for singer-songwriter-author-filmmaker Andrew Peterson, whose Behold the Lamb of God tour celebrates its 20th anniversary this Christmas season. To further commemorate this milestone, Peterson has recorded a new edition of the correlating album, Behold the Lamb of God: The True Tall Tale of the Coming of Christ, which will be released October 25... << Full Report >>

Skillet Skillet Debuts New Music Video for Hit Rock Song "Legendary"

Today, People.com has exclusively premiered the music video for multi-platinum rock band Skillet’s quickly climbing, Top 20 rock single “Legendary” in advance of their tenth studio album Victorious (August 2/Atlantic Records).

Skillet currently graces the cover of YouTubeMusic’s Rock Hotlist with “Legendary” while the track is the featured #1 spot on the playlist... << Full Report >>

DREAM Label Group Partners With PureFlix.com To Bring Music, Live Video To Streaming Video Service

DREAM Label Group announced today that it has become the first label to provide it's featured music and live video content on the streaming video on demand platform PureFlix.com. 

Centered around the journey of healing, encouragement and joy, DREAM artists such as Switch, Matthew Parker, Seacoast Worship (feat. Brandon Lake), We Are Leo, 29:11 Worship, Joel Vaughn and others will be included in five specialty curated playlists... << Full Report >>



Award Winner Shane Schauer Releases New Single

ChristianSongwriting.com’s current Songwriter of the Year Shane Schauer has released “Then Your Love,” a new single featuring vocalist Tasha Layton. Layton is a BEC Recordings (Tooth & Nail) recording artist who formerly toured the world as a background vocalist with pop superstar Katy Perry... << Full Report >>

*Monday, July 15, 2019*


Amy Grant Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith Reunite for Seven Christmas Performances Across U.S.

Multi-platinum, GRAMMY® winners Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith are reuniting to co-bill their popular Christmas tour this upcoming holiday season, where they will be joined by special guest Marc Martel. Incorporating a full symphony orchestra at each performance, this musical mastery is being presented by Balsam Hill®. Kicking off November 30 in Cincinnati, OH the seven-city tour travels to Columbus... << Full Report >>

Elevation Worship Releases New Youth Worship Expression as ELEVATION RHYTHM

Elevation Church released two singles, extending the reach of their worship ministry with ELEVATION RHYTHM, a new worship team specifically geared towards youth. This new music was created to represent and engage the youth and young adults of this generation. ELEVATION RHYTHM debuted today with two singles, "EVERYTHING EVERYTHING" and "NEVER WALK AWAY."... << Full Report >>

*Saturday, July 13, 2019*


Chris August Signs to BMG Music Publishing

Chart-topping ASCAP songwriter-artist Chris August has signed a publishing agreement with BMG Music Publishing. The multiple GMA Dove Award-winning recording artist has also enjoyed success as a country songwriter and plans to continue to work in both genres... << Full Report >>

*Friday, July 12, 2019*


Sara Groves Sara Groves, Audrey Assad, Ellie Holcomb, Propaganda and Robbie Seay Band Unite for Recently Released "Behold"

Behold,” available now, finds Sara GrovesAudrey Assad, Ellie Holcomb, Propaganda and Robbie Seay Band joining forces for a unique worship anthem inspired by International Justice Mission (IJM). The unlikely pairing was unveiled at IJM's Liberate... << Full Report >>

Royal Company Debuts New Single "Faithful Is Your Love" On DREAM

Following the announcement of the signing to DREAM Worship, Oklahoma City worship band, Royal Company is proud to release the debut of their track, "Faithful Is Your Love." A downtempo, powerful worship track with beautiful synthetic sounds and encouraging lyrics. Along with the release of the single, the group is performing it at the Nazarene Youth Conference in front of 9000 in Phoenix, AZ today. The group shares their heart behind the message of the song... << Full Report >>

NF NF Releases New Single and Video "Time" Ahead of Album Release

Following the stratospheric viral impact of the recently released “When I Grow Up , ” chart-topping Michigan rapper  NF  shared a new single and music video entitled “Time” today. Listen HERE. This marks the third song issued from his forthcoming... << Full Report >>

Planetshakers Planetshakers Releases "Rain Your Glory Down" Today

Internationally recognized praise band Planetshakers releases “Rain Your Glory Down” today (July 12) at iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify, Google Play and more digital and streaming outlets globally from Venture3Media (V3M). Leading the song live today at Planetshakers Conference in Cape Town, South Africa, the band recorded the song during the annual conference held in April this year at Melbourne Arena in... << Full Report >>

Avalon Avalon's "Keeper of My Heart" Single Releases Today

For the first time in 10 years, celebrated vocal group Avalon's has released brand new music. The single,"Keeper of My Heart," is available NOW - via all digital outlets and on the radio. The song - written by Jordan Feliz, Matt Armstrong, and Bryan Fowler - was produced by Jay DeMarcus and Don Koch... << Full Report >>

Wolves at the Gate Release New Single, "Counterfeit"

Wolves At The Gate have released a new single, "Counterfeit". Stream HERE. "This is a fight song; a song of rebellion," explains vocalist/guitarist Stephen Cobucci. "Countless lies and deceptions are thrown at us every day from the news media, politicians, people who abuse religion, social... << Full Report >>

Mac Powell and the Family Reunion Release New Song "Mess of Me"

This summer, Mac Powell and the Family Reunion will release their full-length debut album Back Again on July 26th via Thirty Tigers. Led by the former lead singer of Grammy-winning, multi-platinum selling group Third Day, the new band is southern roots and American rock. It's a collection of foot-stomping, hand-clapping tunes that pay tribute to Mac's early musical inspirations from his childhood, including Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, and Jim Croce to name a... << Full Report >>

We Are Messengers We Are Messengers Debuts New Single "Power" Today

Still reeling from the July 2 Songland (NBC) win, We Are Messengers proudly delivers its new single, “Power,” Friday, July 12. The track follows “Maybe It’s Ok,” which took top honors at the 2019 K-LOVE Fan Awards as Breakout Single of the Year. “Power” will be available everywhere through CURB | Word Entertainment... << Full Report >>

Blind Drummer Finds Renewed Vision with Creative Soul Records' All Together United

Christian rock band All Together United has partnered with Creative Soul Records for a still untitled album due later this year. The first single, “Hollow," will be released on Friday, July 12. As a child, founder/drummer Chad Hampton, dreamed of playing the drums. By the age of 12, he felt called to become a touring drummer in the Christian music industry. When his dreams didn’t immediately... << Full Report >>

Oh, Sleeper Releases New Album "Bloodied/Unbowed" via Solid State Records

American metalcore band, Oh, Sleeper, is back and more powerful than ever with today's release of their highly anticipated fourth full-length album Bloodied/Unbowed via Solid State Records. This includes singles " Decimation & Burial ," " Fissure ," and " The Island ," and is now available across... << Full Report >>

Bethel Music's Paul and Hannah McClure Find The Way Home With Inaugural Release Out Aug. 30

Long-time pillars in the Bethel Music community Paul and Hannah McClure are embarking on their first standalone album, The Way Home, out Aug. 30. The organic next step was announced during Bethel Music’s annual WorshipU. Brian Johnson, Josh Baldwin, Seth Mosley, Matt Hammitt, Mia Fieldes and a host of others joined Paul & Hannah as co-writers in the nearly four-year pilgrimage... << Full Report >>

Hillsong Hillsong Worship Releases New Single, "King of Kings"

Multi-platinum-selling Hillsong Worship announces the launch of a brand new single “King of Kings” that releases on the heels of the chart-topping “Who You Say I Am” which recently achieved RIAA-Certified Gold status and earned the group top honors for Worship Song of the Year at the 2019... << Full Report >>

Trinity Releases "The In Between" Today From The Fuel Music

Awards-winning, Netherlands-based, eclectic band Trinity announces the release of The In Between, today (July 12) from The Fuel Music. Released earlier in the Netherlands and having already received two Dutch Dove Awards, including “Album Of The Year,” the recording is now available today at iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon.com, Spotify... << Full Report >>

Debut Album from Humble Feet Bows Today

New artist Humble Feet is set to release its debut eponymous album today. “Humble Feet,” a 10-track collection, is available on all digital platforms, including iTunes, Google Play, Spotify and Apple Music. “Each of these songs was inspired by the Holy Spirit in my heart as I served in ministry and studied the Bible and encountered... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, July 11, 2019*


I Am They I AM THEY Continues To Climb The Charts With Their Latest Single, "Scars"

Pop-acoustic group I AM THEY (Sony Music/Provident Label Group) continues to climb the charts with their latest single, "Scars." The poignant song is currently No. 2 at Billboard's Christian AC Monitored chart and at press time, has obtained more than 18 million streams worldwide, while continuing to gain audiences across the U.S. every week... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, July 10, 2019*


KJ-52 New Single From KJ-52, "Have a Good Day," Out To Radio Today

“Have a Good Day” (featuring Los Angeles-based Inpop recording artist V. Rose), a new single from multiple Dove Award winner KJ-52, is being released to radio today. The single, from the legendary rapper’s new project, “What Happened Was…,” is being serviced to Christian CHR, Christian Hip Hop, and Rhythmic radio outlets... << Full Report >>

Foldinglights to Release Debut Album "Subterranean Hum" July 19

Following a string of single releases this year, Belfast singer/songwriter Foldinglights is set to release his debut album on July 19th. Drawing influences from artists like Jon Foreman, Foy Vance and Glen Hansard, 'Subterranean Hum' fuses both electronic and acoustic instruments, to create a diverse and unique landscape perfectly held together by Michael's vulnerable heart wide-open lyrics, which he delivers here with passion and conviction throughout... << Full Report >>

House of Peace Releases "Let Your Face Shine" Single

South Florida-based group, House of Peace, is pleased to announce the July 12 release of the highly-anticipated, new single, “Let Your Face Shine,” along with an accompanying lyric video, which is now available on YouTube. Available nationwide, the single is a precursor to the band’s second full-length project, Welcome to the River, which is set to be out this fall... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, July 9, 2019*


Steven Malcolm Hip-Hop Artist Steven Malcolm to Embark on Summertime 2019 "Tag Team Tour"

Coming off the success of The Second City album release, the critically acclaimed hip-hop artist Steven Malcolm will embark on his headlining summertime tour entitled the Tag Team Tour. The tour will kick off in Fernandina Beach, FL on July 22 and visit 12 other cities across the US, drawing to a close in Orlando, FL on August 31... << Full Report >>

*Monday, July 8, 2019*


VaShawn Mitchell To Release New Album "Elements" August 9

Multiple Stellar and Dove Award winner, and GRAMMY nominee, VaShawn Mitchell returns with prolific new album ELEMENTS . In commemoration of his storied, and successful 20-year career Mitchell offers ELEMENTS as the culmination of the full breadth of his music journey. With a fusion of pop, rock, gospel and that signature Chicago Gospel... << Full Report >>

Seth Crane Releases Debut Single, "I Surrender"

Kentucky singer/songwriter Seth Crane releases his debut single, “I Surrender,” to Christian radio today. The song, the title track from his upcoming project, is being serviced to Christian AC radio outlets. “Through some really dark times, the words, ‘Crying out to the Father up above’ came to my heart and the song ‘I Surrender’ was written... << Full Report >>

*Friday, July 5, 2019*


New Single, Preorders from War of Ages

War of Ages are back with an electrifying new album. “Void” is the highly anticipated follow up to 2017’s “Alpha”, and these 11 new tracks are well worth the wait. The band sequestered themselves at Sicktones Studios with engineer and WoA guitarist Jack Daniels to produce their strongest and most lyrically honest album yet. “Void” cashes in on... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, July 3, 2019*


Two Centricity Publishing Writers Featured on This Week's NBC "Songland" Episode

Centricity Publishing is making a mark on NBC’s reality-competition show Songland. Two of its staff songwriters, Steve Fee and Kyle Williams, were featured on last night’s episode, and Williams was the night’s winner with his song, “Getting Started.” In an exciting episode twist, Blacc also recorded and released Fee’s song, “Same Blood.” Watch Williams’ performance here and Fee’s here.... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, July 2, 2019*


We Are Messengers We Are Messengers' Kyle Williams Delivers Next Songland Hit

One month after We Are Messengers' compassionate song "Maybe It’s Ok" was named 2019's Breakout Single of the Year at the K-LOVE Fan Awards, band member Kyle Williams is breaking out in other ways. The guitar player's new composition, "Getting Started," was featured in an episode of NBC’s Songland this week, where it won its round (earning applause from songwriting mentor Ryan Tedder) and was recorded by global chart-topping solo artist Aloe Blacc.

"I wouldn’t change a thing," said three-time GRAMMY-winner... << Full Report >>

Hillsong United Hillsong UNITED Joins Pandora's Billionaires Club

Multi-platinum selling and award-winning Hillsong UNITED joins Pandora’s Billionaires Club celebrating over 1.8 billion lifetime streams on the platform. One of only a handful of artists in its genre to reach this benchmark, the group was presented the prestigious award last night during their VIP (Diamond) Fan Experience held prior to their sold-out show at Madison Square Garden... << Full Report >>

7eventh Time Down 7eventh Time Down Makes Grand Ole Opry Debut

BEC Recordings artist and Christian radio hitmakers 7eventh Time Down marked another career milestone last weekend with their debut on the Grand Ole Opry. The band performed their signature hits “Just Say Jesus” and “God Is On The Move” before a sold-out audience at the Opry... << Full Report >>

Shaylee Simeone's "Dearly Loved" Affirms God's Promise

In an imperfect world where people come and go from our lives, God’s promise to “never leave us” is unique. Seeking grace and not perfection, Nashville-based singer/songwriter and worship leader Shaylee Simeone is learning what it truly means to trust His promises. Relatable while rooted in solid Biblical theology, Simeone’s journey is marked by the willingness to say “yes” to His calling, despite fear, doubt and natural reservations that come with being human. Through her single debut of... << Full Report >>

*Monday, July 1, 2019*


Tasha Layton BEC Recordings Releases Tasha Layton EP, "LOVE RUNNING WILD"

It was last fall when BEC Recordings announced their signing of singer, songwriter, worship leader, speaker, and author Tasha Layton. Her current radio single, “Love Lifting Me” has reached Top 25 status on the Billboard Christian Airplay and AC Monitored charts, and Top 20 on the AC Indicator chart. Her debut single, "I Belong To You," which was touted by listeners as "beautiful with an amazing message," and "excellent... << Full Report >>

Integrity Music Set To Release New EP from Local Sound July 19th

Local Sound is set to release their second EP, Sunday School, with Integrity Music on July 19th. True to the title, Sunday School takes five of the group's favorite worship songs from their childhoods recorded with Local Sound's pop worship spin... << Full Report >>

Citizen Way Citizen Way Follows up Breakout Hit with New Single "The Lord's Prayer"

Citizen Way's new song “The Lord’s Prayer," the debut single from their upcoming album, is currently on all streaming platforms and will hit radio on Aug. 2. This powerful song sets the stage for the band’s third studio album with Fair Trade Services releasing this Fall and reflects the core purpose of the band... << Full Report >>


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