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July, 2021



*Friday, July 30, 2021*


Needtobreathe NEEDTOBREATHE Release New Album "Into the Mystery" Today!

GRAMMY® Award-nominated rock band NEEDTOBREATHE have released their anxiously awaited new studio album, Into The Mystery. The album is available physically and digitally via Elektra Records starting today HERE. Limited edition merch offerings are available exclusively through NEEDTOBREATHE’s online store... << Full Report >>

Sidewalk Prophets Sidewalk Prophets Offers New Versions of "I Believe It Now"

Curb | Word Entertainment’s Sidewalk Prophets releases I Believe It Now (Alternate Versions) today (7/30) – listen HERE. The five-track collection offers fans a variety of renditions of “I Believe It Now.” Included in the set is a live version recorded last summer during the group’s historic livestream at the Ryman Auditorium, now viewed over 375,000... << Full Report >>

Hillsong Young & Free Hillsong Young and Free Releases New Live EP, "Out Here on a Friday Where It Began"

Today, GRAMMY®-nominated youth collective, Hillsong Young & Free, drops their latest musical project with the release of their live digital EP, “Out Here On A Friday Where It Began.” The seven-track EP is available today. Written over the course of just one week, Young & Free enlisted collaboration from several of their very own youth ministry members to help produce the compilation. “We couldn’t wait to introduce... << Full Report >>

Facedown's Meadows Releases New Single, Launches Album Preorder

Meadows has just released "The Call," a new single from their upcoming full length, due out September 3. 

PREORDERS are now available for "In Those Days & Also After."... << Full Report >>



Futures Drops New Single "Good Things"

Futures releases their next single “Good Things” available at all digital service providers today (DREAM Records). The 4th single on the runway to their 14-track LP “Hills & Horizons”, Good Things combines a timely message with familiar pop hooks and catchy melodies... << Full Report >>

The Color Debuts New Song, "No Greater Love," and Music Video

The Color releases new song and video for “No Greater Love” today (DREAM Records) to all digital retailers. The song is the epitome of a summertime bop. The song marks the bands fourth release off of their much anticipated upcoming album (October 2021) and it reveals a fun and energetic vibe that carries a little bit of 80s nostalgia. As part of the release, the group releases the music video which was directed by Andrew Bergen and produced by Tyler Friesen from The Film Collective... << Full Report >>

SongLab Releases New EP, "Simplicity"

Today, SongLab releases their new EP, Simplicity. The 4-song EP was produced by co-founding member of UPPERROOM (music), Meredith Mauldin. The album features a worship collective of rising leaders. Seph Schlueter (Damascus Worship), David Porcheddu, Brittany Rivera and Meredith Mauldin (SongLab) all contributed new features to the album. The... << Full Report >>

Branan Murphy Together Now Debuts New Single "Redeemed," feat. Branan Murphy, Mia Lazar and Michael Georges Jr.

North Carolina worship collective Together Now releases their debut song on Dream Records & Paravel Records. This powerful track features Michael Georges Jr., Mia Lazar and Branan Murphy. "This song started during the darkest part of the Covid lockdown when along with everyone else, I was hurting and needed communion with others; Christ was near... << Full Report >>

The Isaacs Release Cover Single of The Beatles' "We Can Work It Out"

Momentum continues for multi-GRAMMY® nominated family group, The Isaacs, as their new album, The American Face, is available for pre-order now. Slated for release on August 13 via House of Isaacs, the album is a 12-song... << Full Report >>

Mark Hubbard and The Voices Release First Single in Six Years

Chicagoan Mark Hubbard’s name is synonymous with Gospel choir excellence. The highly respected, celebrated and decorated choir director has created unforgettable performances with musical legends including Richard Smallwood, Donald Lawrence, Hezekiah Walker, Melba Moore, Tramaine Hawkins, Stevie Wonder, Yolanda Adams, Kirk Carr, BeBe & CeCe Winans, Beverly Crawford, Kim Burrell, Karen Clark-Sheard and the late Aretha Franklin, among others. If a majestic constellation of voices is required, Mark Hubbard is the person called to... << Full Report >>

First Church Worship's Newest Single, "Speak Over Me" Awakens Listeners to the Power of God's Voice

First Church Worship’s second single of the year, Speak Over Me, is available now on digital platforms. Following the June release of He Can, the Houston-based worship collective's newest single
leads listeners to a place of surrender and stillness to hear God speak. Both singles have resonated with listeners since their release... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, July 29, 2021*


Amy Grant Amy Grant To Perform 90's Hit "Baby Baby" on FOX and Friends Tomorrow, July 30

Six-time GRAMMY-winner Amy Grant will appear on FOX & Friend's All American Summer tomorrow, July 30 to perform her GRAMMY-nominated, No. 1 smash, "Baby Baby," which topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart for two consecutive weeks. FOX & Friends airs on the Fox News Channel weekdays from 6 to 9AM/ET... << Full Report >>

Jekalyn Carr Watch the 36th Stellar Gospel Music Awards on BET, Sunday, August 1st at 8/7c

The highly anticipated gospel event of the year, the 36th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards, is set to return to television this Sunday, August 1st, at 8 pm ET / PT, only on BET. Hosted by recording artists Jekalyn Carr and Tye Tribbett, this year’s celebration is set to wow audiences worldwide with an eclectic mix of performances by industry... << Full Report >>

Tasha Layton Tasha Layton Soars into Summer with Second Consecutive Top 10

Look What You’ve Done,” the latest single from BEC Recordings’ powerhouse vocalist Tasha Layton, is officially one of summer’s biggest hits, landing at #8 on Billboard’s Christian AC Indicator chart this week. Penned by Layton, Matthew West, AJ Pruis and Keith... << Full Report >>

Boleyn Records To Release Music from Jonah 33 and Vince Lichlyter on July 30

Boleyn Records is releasing two singles this Friday - artist Vince Lichlyter’s “Things I Need To Say” and Jonah 33’s “Bullet From A Gun.” They will be available on iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon Music, YouTube Music, and I-Heart Radio... << Full Report >>

Vincent Bohanan Hits The Road as America's "New Normal" Emerges

After more than a year of virtual church, virtual concerts and virtual everything in between, Vincent Bohanan & SOV are embracing the new normal and vibrantly bringing the live worship experience back to the church... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, July 28, 2021*


Cain CAIN Achieves Their Second No. 1 Radio Single With "Yes He Can"

On the heels of winning the K-LOVE Fan Award for their debut No. 1 "Rise Up (Lazarus)" (Top Breakout Single), sibling trio CAIN has achieved their second career No. 1 with "Yes He Can." The back-to-back top... << Full Report >>

Jekalyn Carr Jekalyn Carr Launches Jekalyn Beauty Fragrance This Friday

Top-selling singer-songwriter Jekalyn Carr announces the launch of JEKALYN BEAUTY with the introduction of "Jekalyn For Her," a fresh new fragrance for women.

Available this Friday exclusively online at jekalynbeauty.com "Jekalyn For Her" will be the first product launch under the singer's Black-owned JEKALYN BEAUTY brand... << Full Report >>



We The Kingdom We The Kingdom Share Rock-Inspired Anthem "Don't Tread on Me"

Continuing to celebrate the successful release of their live album, ‘Live at Ocean Way Nashville’ (7.2), 2x GRAMMY-nominated We The Kingdom share a live performance video of their hard-thumping, Rock & Roll-inspired anthem, “Don’t Tread on Me.”... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, July 27, 2021*


Free Public Event on Sunday, August 1 Added to Lifest Music City Schedule

Music fans from over 34 states and three countries will be making their way to the Nashville area July 29-31 for the Lifest Music City festival to be held at the legendary Hideaway Farm, previously owned by country music great Johnny Cash. On Sunday, August 1, a morning event featuring Lifest founder Bob Lenz and others will be offered free to the public—no ticket required... << Full Report >>

ProHorizon and Armand Mukenge Debut New Single "Loving Lover"

“Loving Lover”, is the single from the Armand Mukenge's debut EP “Love, and Other Death Experiences.” Jesus, Grace, and relationship, “Loving Lover” is an anthem for people to refocus on the relationship that truly transforms. Written by Armand Mukenge alongside Javan Joshua and Mashiyane.C, the trio... << Full Report >>

*Monday, July 26, 2021*


for King & Country for KING and COUNTRY Bring Early Christmas Cheer with Annual Holiday Event

Following the news of their first arena tour in two years, four-time GRAMMY Award winning, platinum-selling duo and Curb | Word Entertainment recording artist for KING & COUNTRY have announced for KING & COUNTRY | A Drummer Boy Christmas Tour. Joel and Luke Smallbone will be bringing their annual Christmas spectacle to arenas over 14 dates... << Full Report >>

Emilia Walasik Releases Music Video for Title Track, "Serenity"

Country-Pop/Singer-Songwriter Emilia Walasik is transforming the Contemporary-Christian community through idiosyncratic storytelling that breaks genre stereotypes. Today, Emilia is thrilled to announce her new music video for “Serenity”, the title track from her newly released album. “Serenity”, released on July 23rd, 2021, was produced by... << Full Report >>

*Sunday, July 25, 2021*


Project 86 Project 86 Announces Fan-Funding For Final Album

After announcing recently that the band's final album was forthcoming, Project 86 has finally launched their official campaign to fund their new project, which includes a new book and music videos, too. To preorder the album, visit https://project-86-merch.myshopify.com Check out the band's announcement... << Full Report >>

*Friday, July 23, 2021*


Switchfoot Switchfoot Releases New Music Video for Single, "The Bones of Us"

Hot off the heels of their recent collaboration with NEEDTOBREATHE on “Carry Me,” Grammy Award-winning rock band Switchfoot is back with a captivating new music video for their latest single “the bones of us.” Hazy montages and muted, dreamlike visuals underscore the emotion-wrought track. Directed by frequent Switchfoot collaborator Erick Frost, the “the bones of us” video depicts frontman Jon Foreman... << Full Report >>

Newsboys Newsboys To Release New Studio Album, "Stand," October 1st

GRAMMY®- nominated, DOVE Award-winning, and platinum selling Newsboys is back after a year off the road. As they ready their October 1st album release, STAND, which features the chart rising single "Magnetic," that currently sits in the top 25 on the radio. The current Christian rock band Newsboys, (Michael Tait, Duncan Phillips, Jeff Frankenstein, and Jody Davis) are excited to announce their new 2021 fall tour dates. Preorder STAND here... << Full Report >>

Dante Bowe Dante Bowe's "Joyful" Hits Top 5 on Billboard Chart

Platinum-selling artist and award-winning songwriter Dante Bowe keeps spreading joy with his latest single, as "joyful" had reached Top 5 on Billboard's Hot Gospel Charts. Dante is currently making a big impression on the chart, securing three Top 25 positions as both a solo artist and as a member of Maverick City Music. "joyful," the lead single from... << Full Report >>

First15 Worship Debuts New Song, "Good To Me"

Nashville, Tenn. (July 23, 2021) – First15 Worship debuts their new song “Good To Me” featuring Taylor Zebracki today. With lyrics like “When my strength is failing You will never fail me because you are good to me, so good to me,” “Good To Me” reminds... << Full Report >>

Maverick City Music TRIBL Records Releases Debut Project, "TRIBL 1," Recorded Live in ATL

Tribl Records, the new leading premiere recording home for Christian and Gospel artists, unveils its debut installment of its award-winning artists gathering on an album filled with spirited-vertical worship. The new album, Tribl 1, recorded live in Atlanta, is available now wherever music is sold and streamed... << Full Report >>

Travis Greene Travis Greene to Release New Album "Oil + Water," Available for Pre-Order Now

Chart-topper Travis Greene continues to deliver the unexpected, as he gears up for the release of his latest album Oil + Water. Greene releases a new song for the title track “Oil & Water” (feat. Anthony Hamilton), which is available as an instant grat track with album pre-order now... << Full Report >>

Cross Point Music Cross Point Music Releases First-Ever LP, "Never Going Back"

Nashville’s Cross Point Music releases its debut LP, Never Going Back, today (July 23) from Centricity Music. Written and recorded by this collective of nearly 400 volunteer musicians, vocalists and songwriters anchored by worship leaders... << Full Report >>

Steven Malcolm Steven Malcolm Mixes Honest Lyrics, Hip-Hop Swagger With "All Is True"

IVAV recording artist Steven Malcolm responds to the chaos of the modern moment with All Is True, a collection of message-driven rap songs that double down on the Dove Award nominee’s talents as a hip-hop icon, genre-bender, and street-smart storyteller. Listen to All Is True HERE... << Full Report >>

Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame, Journey Member Jonathan Cain Releases Solo Single, "Oh Lord Lead Us"

Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductee and Journey band member Jonathan Cain globally releases his first solo single of 2021, “Oh Lord Lead Us,” today (July 23) from Identity Records with The Fuel Music distribution. The single and companion video that premieres today... << Full Report >>

Phil Thompson Releases New Album, "Lion of Judah"

Today's the day -- Phil Thompson's album Lion of Judah, his 11-song project with Integrity Music, is out now. Also releasing today is his music video for the track "Redeeming the Years," which can be viewed here... << Full Report >>

Bryan Popin Bryan Popin Releases New Single and Remix for "So Good 2 Me"

#1 Billboard artist, three-time Stellar Award nominated and recipient of a 2018 ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Award, Bryan Popin releases hit new track "So Good 2 Me" featuring Steven J. Collins (H.E.R./Rodney Jerkins/Snoop Dogg/DaniLeigh) today along with the"LBWM REMIX” on all digital and streaming platforms today... << Full Report >>

Crossroads Music's Year of Songwriting Continues with Release of New Single, "Unbreakable"

Crossroads Music announces the release of their brand new single, “Unbreakable,” to all digital music outlets Friday, July 23, 2021. The triumphant new single — first introduced to the Cincinnati-area campuses of Crossroads Church this Easter — shares a message of security and strength in Christ... << Full Report >>

BT Worship Releases First Original Single, "Eternal Father"

BT Worship, the musical expression of South Texas’ BT.Church, announces the release of their brand-new single “Eternal Father,” to all digital music outlets. Although the collective has been writing original worship music for their community since 2017, this is their first widespread release of an original song — and their first... << Full Report >>

Carrie Underwood Country Music Superstar Carrie Underwood Releases Stirring "My Savior: LIVE From The Ryman" Concert DVD

Award winner and three-time ACM Entertainer of the Year Carrie Underwood has just released her first-ever gospel LIVE performance DVD, My Savior: LIVE From The Ryman. The DVD was released internationally by Gaither Music Group in partnership with Capitol Records Nashville with distribution by Capitol Christian Music... << Full Report >>

Integrity Music's Village Lights Release New Single, "Here Is Our Hallelujah"

Village Lights Intregrity Music's US worship collective Village Lights introduce the first single from their forthcoming album, 'Here Is Our Hallelujah.' Made of Sarah Kroger, Ike Ndolo and Ricky Vazquez, Village Lights are based out of Nashville, TN and Arizona and unite... << Full Report >>

DREAM Records' Dreamers Drop New Track, "Land Of The Living," Now Available

DREAM Records pop group Dreamers unveil the title track of their upcoming EP, Land of the Living, today. The song is a hopeful anthem reminding listeners of God’s promises, wrapped in fresh melodies and energetic lead vocals. Produced by Lawrence Davies and Mark Griffiths, the EP was recorded live in Adelaide, Australia and... << Full Report >>

Canyon Hills Worship Releases New Song, "Something About The Name"

Today, Canyon Hills Worship releases their next track “Something About The Name” (DREAM Worship) available at all digital service providers. The guys teamed up with Steve Fee (Kutless, Carrollton), Brandon Coker (North Point Worship), and Clay Finnesand (North Point Worship). The song was produced by Steve Fee, Michael Monroe and Andy Soemo. The team shares the meaning behind the song... << Full Report >>

Equippers Worship Releases New Multitrack, "Unified In Praise / All Glory"

DREAM Label Group is proud to announce the release of Equippers Worship’s new multitrack "Unified In Praise / All Glory." This live release was recorded in Aukland, New Zealand at Equippers Church and is now available on all DSPs... << Full Report >>

Rick Lee James Challenges the Church to "Shine a Light in the Darkness"

Acclaimed singer/songwriter and author Rick Lee James returns with his second single of the summer—the thought-provoking “Shine A Light In The Darkness,” out today. The upbeat... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, July 22, 2021*


Natasha Owens Takes a "Stand" with New Album Produced by Ian Eskelin

Christian music powerhouse Natasha Owens returns August 6th with her latest studio album, Stand, a 12-track testament to perseverance and empowerment that finds her reconnecting with longtime label home Radiate Music and GRAMMY-nominated and multiple Dove Award-winning producer/songwriter/fellow artist Ian Eskelin... << Full Report >>

iNTELLECT Reconnects with Mr. Uni Universal with New Single, "Manifest"

For Christian hip hop artist iNTELLECT, 2021 has seen no shortage of new music. Following an EP (The Art of Grace) along with two successful singles (The Intersection, New Kung Fu), the Ohio emcee continues putting in work with his latest record Manifest... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, July 21, 2021*


Fit For A King August Burns Red and Fit For A King Team Up on "Guardians Of The Path" EP

Guardians of the Path unites two of the biggest heavy hitters in metalcore - August Burns Red & Fit For A King - on one colossal-sounding 4-track EP. Vocalists Jake Luhrs and Ryan Kirby trade places, each covering two favorites from the other's catalog of songs. The result... << Full Report >>

Phinehas Announce 5th LP, "The Fire Itself," Release First Single, "In The Night"

After releasing Dark Flag in 2017, tours, families, and other engagements kept Phinehas together but without time to be creative. Then, with the pandemic causing a forced shutdown, the group simmered in a state of reflection. They took time to process the last few years and, for Sean McCulloch specifically... << Full Report >>

Spirit Breaker Release New Single, "Flauros," Announce Album, "Cura Nata"

Spirit Breaker are on a hot streak. After announcing their signing with the track "Pure Fury & Wonder" and upcoming album Cura Nata (out August 13th), they've dropped one of their heaviest singles to date. "Flauros" shows off the immense, emotive range of... << Full Report >>

Iryne Rock Releases New Single, "What Love Is"

God is the true definition of love, Christian artist Iryne Rock reminds listeners in her new single, ‘What Love Is,” which has been released to Christian Inspo and Christian Praise and Worship-formatted radio outlets... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, July 20, 2021*


Ryan Stevenson Ryan Stevenson Drops New Project, "Weathering The Storm - The Music"

Ryan Stevenson, the award-winning artist and songwriter, has just released a new EP. Titled Weathering The Storm - The Music (Gotee Records), the six-song project is available now and includes new songs ("Mosaic," "Take Me Back"), along with reimagined acoustic takes from a few of his well-known hits, such as "Eye of the Storm" and "When We Fall Apart," which now features Vince Gill and Amy Grant. A new lyric video for the acoustic version of "Eye of the Storm" is... << Full Report >>

Riley Clemmons Riley Clemmons To Perform "Headspace" at "Back To Amy" Benefit for Mental Health Awareness

On July 23rd, artist on the rise Riley Clemmons will debut a performance of her latest single “Headspace” at the “Back to Amy” benefit presented by The Recording Academy MusiCares and The Amy Winehouse Foundation. The benefit celebrates Amy’s legacy on the 10th anniversary of her passing with music from... << Full Report >>

New Artist NESDAM Readies Release Of Debut Single

Life can throw you unexpected curveballs at any time.  It is all about how you deal with them that makes all the difference in life.  For Texas-native Patrick Madsen, purpose in life was not always clear. “I went through a very dark period recently where I struggled to find my purpose” says Madsen “When I finally decided I needed to write music as not... << Full Report >>

The Kingsmen Announce Upcoming Album, "More To The Story"

There’s no question that the Kingsmen Quartet have secured their legacy as one of the longest running, most accomplished and innovative Southern Gospel artists in history. Though they have had dozens of releases in their storied career — all containing hits that are today's Southern Gospel classics... << Full Report >>

New Single Out Today from Singer / Songwriter Carmen Mills

Christian singer/songwriter Carmen Mills, who candidly shares her story of childhood trauma and depression, offers hope in a new single, “How Many Times,” that goes for adds to Christian rock-related media outlets today. Mills wrote the single, which was produced by Sean Hill... << Full Report >>

*Monday, July 19, 2021*


Crowder Crowder Delivers Praise-Filled Fox and Friends Performance with "Good God Almighty"

3x GRAMMY-nominated artist Crowder performed a soul-stirring rendition of his five-week Billboard Christian Songs chart topper “Good God Almighty” on Fox & Friends last Friday (7.16). Check out the praise-filled performance HERE... << Full Report >>

Charles Jenkins Returns with New Album, "Praise Party, Vol. 1"

Global spiritual leader, thought provoker and celebrated GRAMMY®-recognized, Stellar Award-winning artist Charles Jenkins returns with the highly-anticipated album, PRAISE PARTY, volume 1, available now wherever music is sold and streamed... << Full Report >>

*Friday, July 16, 2021*


Danny Gokey Danny Gokey Is Thankful with His New Song, "Agradecido"

Three-time GRAMMY nominee Danny Gokey has released a new song, "Agradecido," from his upcoming August 20th studio album, Jesus People. Along with the new song, he debuted the official music video featuring his family... << Full Report >>

The Gray Havens C.S. Lewis' "Surprised by Joy" Inspires The Gray Havens' New Album, "Blue Flower"

The Gray Havens is set to release their fourth studio album, Blue Flower, a stunningly crafted,12-track set inspired by C.S. Lewis's autobiography, Surprised by Joy, which explores a soul-deep place of mysterious, inconsolable longing and the search for its true source. Known for their unique blend of narrative-pop, frontman Dave Radford... << Full Report >>

Hillsong Young & Free Hillsong Young and Free Release New Live Single, "Phenomena (DA DA)," Today

Today, GRAMMY®-nominated Hillsong Young & Free released their newest single “Phenomena (DA DA)” alongside an accompanying lyric visual and live performance video. Recorded in front of a live audience, “Phenomena (DA DA)” encapsulates the feverous energy of a crowd on fire for God’s love... << Full Report >>

Brandon Heath Brandon Heath Releases First Centricity Music Single, "Human Nature"

Five-time GRAMMY®-nominated, eight-time Dove Award-winning Brandon Heath releases “Human Nature” today (July 16) marking the first single from his exclusive, worldwide recording and publishing contract with Centricity Music. Available at... << Full Report >>

Sarah Reeves Curb | Word Entertainment's Sarah Reeves Pens Pandemic Anthem, "Years," Premiering Today

Curb | Word Entertainment pop artist and songwriter Sarah Reeves premieres poignant new song, “Years,” today (7/16). The track, which Reeves penned at the height of the global pandemic, is a hopeful ode to an unprecedented year. Listen to “Years” HERE... << Full Report >>

Crowder Crowder To Perform on Fox and Friends Friday, July 16th

Tune-in to Fox & Friends this Friday (7.16) to see 3x GRAMMY-nominated artist Crowder perform a soul-stirring rendition of his five-week Billboard Christian Songs chart topper “Good God Almighty” at 8:45am ET (check local listings for your time zone)... << Full Report >>

DREAM Records Welcomes All Creatures To Its Roster

DREAM Label Group is proud to announce that it has signed new group All Creatures to it’s roster. Made up of Neon Feather and Chris Cron, the duo formed the group after it’s single “Safe” came out. The guys will join Branan Murphy, The Color, Futures, Joel Vaughn and Matthew Parker to it’s growing roster on DREAM Records. Their... << Full Report >>

SongLab Begins Pre-orders For New EP, "Simplicity"

SongLab is proud to announce that pre-orders for their next EP, Simplicity are starting today.  The announcement also comes with their new single “Hero” which features worship artist Seph Schlueter is available at all DSPs now.  The song was produced by founder of SongLab and co-founder of UPPERROOM, Meredith Mauldin.  Meredith talks about the new song... << Full Report >>

Canyon Worship Releases New Single, "Take Up My Cross," on July 16th

Grand Canyon University worship team – Canyon Worship – release new single, "Take Up My Cross," available on all digital platforms on July 16. "Take Up My Cross" is the first single released from their upcoming full-length album. Written by Amanda Riffe and produced by Geoff Hunker and David Willey, this... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, July 15, 2021*


Needtobreathe NEEDTOBREATHE Release New Track, "Carry Me," Feat. Jon Foreman

GRAMMY® Award-nominated rock band NEEDTOBREATHE have unveiled their new track “Carry Me” featuring longtime friend Jon Foreman of Switchfoot. The song is available to stream and download starting today HERE. The track will appear on the band’s forthcoming studio... << Full Report >>

JJ Heller JJ Heller To Release New Childrens Book, "Hand to Hold," July 20

Every child, whether learning to walk or applying to college, longs for a parent’s love and the promise of security, no matter what may come in the future. Yet parents often find it difficult to fully articulate the extent of their unconditional love. Billboard-charting singer-songwriter, podcaster, and mother of two JJ Heller gives language to everything a parent feels, hopes, and dreams for their child in her heartwarming read-aloud... << Full Report >>

Jekalyn Carr 36th Stellar Gospel Music Awards Winners Announced; Premieres Sun. August 1st at 8/7c on BET

The Stellar Gospel Music Awards celebrated its 36th year honoring excellence in gospel music, featuring soul-stirring performances that will awe audiences who love sounds of inspiration. Hosted by gospel chart-toppers Jekalyn Carr and Tye Tribbett, this year’s ceremony showcased an eclectic mix of gospel... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, July 14, 2021*


Amy Grant Trailer for New Movie, "The Jesus Music," Debuts

With stirring songs of faith, love, and hope, Jesus music rose from America’s 1960s counterculture movement to become a worldwide phenomenon. This fascinating documentary reveals the music’s uplifting and untold story — from its humble beginnings at the Calvary Chapel in Costa Mesa, California through its transformation into the multibillion-dollar industry of Christian Contemporary Music today... << Full Report >>

Empowering Hit Song "Fires" From Jordan St. Cyr Impacts Radio For More Than A Year

"Fires," the empowering single from BEC Recordings artist and songwriter Jordan St. Cyr, has made an astounding debut at radio. While appearing on the Billboard Christian Airplay charts for 45 weeks and climbing to No. 5, "Fires" has been played on major networks and stations for more than a year, reaching 7.7+ million people a week... << Full Report >>

Damon Little's "Stand Up" Cracks Top 15 on Billboard Gospel Airplay Chart this Week

Singer, songwriter, producer, record executive, and entrepreneur Damon Little current radio single "Stand Up" cracks Top 15 this week on Billboard's Gospel Airplay chart landing at the No. 14 position. The empowering record, which is written by Little and co-produced with Bubby Fann spends 22 consecutive weeks in the Top 30. Little plans to premiere the short film for "Stand Up" in the coming weeks... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, July 13, 2021*


Jason Gray Jason Gray Presents "All The Lovely Losers Live!" July 20

Having combined insightful and heartfelt lyrics with infectious pop melodies for well over a decade, Centricity Music recording artist Jason Gray returns to his roots for a livestream event where he will perform every song from his highly acclaimed, major label debut, All The Lovely Losers. Tickets and more details for this “All The Lovely Losers Live!” event... << Full Report >>

Francesca Battistelli Francesca Battistelli to Appear in New 2021 Film, "God's Not Dead: We The People"

GOD’S NOT DEAD: WE THE PEOPLE is scheduled to release nationwide Fall 2021 starring Isaiah Washington, David A.R. White, William Forsythe, Antonio Sabato Jr., Francesca Battistelli, and Judge Jeanine Pirro... << Full Report >>

Amy Grant Amy Grant Welcomed Into Nashville Songwriter's Hall of Fame

Six-time GRAMMY-winner Amy Grant just released the double disc, 30th anniversary editon of her iconic album, Heart In Motion, spending it's first few days once again as one of the highest charting albums on the pop charts, this time on iTunes. Enthusiasm for the project is evident in a wide range of media coverage, including BillboardUSA TodayBobby BonesABC RadioCNNCBNNewsKTLAApple Music's Proud Radio and much more to come. In recent months... << Full Report >>

El Vow is "On Juan" in New Single

In 2020, El Vow taught listeners how to Dream In Color with his debut project. He introduced the Christian Hip Hop community to a sound he labeled Vato Hip Hop. With an extensive background working alongside several of the genre’s top artists, El Vow has taken his own artistry to new heights as a solo act... << Full Report >>

Maverick City Music Maverick City Music Earn "New Artist of the Year" and "Album of the Year" at 2021 Stellar Awards

Congratulations to Maverick City Music, who took home New Artist Of The Year and Album Of The Year at the 2021 Stellar Awards for the 2020 release of Maverick City Vol. 3 Part 1. Between Maverick City Music and all of its artists, the Billboard No.1 collective garnered 11 Stellar Award nominations. The gospel event of the year, the 36th Annual... << Full Report >>

Kershaw Releases "Wash Me Clean" Lyric Video Today

The lyric video for the No. 1-debuting single “Wash Me Clean” from Canadian act Kershaw is set to debut on Facebook and YouTube today... << Full Report >>

*Monday, July 12, 2021*


Jekalyn Carr Resplendent Host of the Stellar Awards, Jekalyn Carr, Takes Home Two Awards

Multiple award winner Jekalyn Carr took the stage last Friday at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in Nashville, wowing the crowd with custom couture as she co-hosted the 36th Annual Stellar Awards for the first time... << Full Report >>

Martha Munizzi Releases New Single, "Fight for Me"

GRAMMY®, Dove®, and Stellar® Award-winning singer-songwriter, pastor, and independent Gospel Music Recording Artist Martha Munizzi, one of the most respected female voices in Gospel Music, is set to release her first album in over a decade, and her second single, "Fight For Me” is available now. The song serves as the second single from her highly anticipated upcoming LIVE album, BEST DAYS, which is slated for release this summer... << Full Report >>

RCA Inspiration Celebrates Four Wins and Powerful Performances at 36th Stellar Awards

RCA Inspiration celebrated four wins and a night of powerful performances as the 36th Annual Stellar Awards returned big with a live show taped in Nashville, TN on July 10th. Hailed as the greatest night in Gospel music, this year’s Stellar Awards brought together a luminous, joyful evening of inspiration, with four wins announced for hit releases from Kierra Sheard-Kelly and Donnie McClurkin. The Stellar Awards weekend also featured appearances... << Full Report >>

Travis Greene A&P Records Announces Strategic Distribution Deal with Malaco Music Group

A&P Records, one of the emerging independent gospel labels in Gospel and inspirational music, announces a strategic distribution deal with one of America's foremost labels Malaco Music Group, to release upcoming projects from Titus Showers... << Full Report >>

Capitol CMG Publishing Extends Partnership With Acclaimed Producer/Songwriter Jeff Pardo

Capitol Christian Music Publishing announces they have extended their partnership with Jeff Pardo, re-signing him to their songwriter roster. Pardo, who has been a part of the Nashville music community since 2000 as a touring musician, producer, and songwriter (recognized with a GRAMMY® nomination, co-writer... << Full Report >>

*Friday, July 9, 2021*


Switchfoot Switchfoot Releases New Single, "The Bones of Us"

Today, Grammy Award-winning rock band Switchfoot releases their newest single “the bones of us” off their upcoming album interrobang, set for release on August 20 via Fantasy Records. Produced by Tony Berg (Paul McCartney, Phoebe Bridgers, Andrew Bird), “the bones of us” skillfully weaves shimmering cymbals and bright keys together with Switchfoot frontman Jon Foreman’s gripping vocal delivery... << Full Report >>

Elias Dummer Elias Dummer Offers Timely "Expectation" Today

“Expectation,” the highly anticipated new single from Elias Dummer—Juno and GMA Canada Covenant Award-winning singer/songwriter and co-founder of The City Harmonic— is now available. Penned by Dummer and Ben Cantelon (Kari Jobe, The Belonging Co) and co-produced by Brent Milligan (Colony House, David... << Full Report >>

Hillsong United Hillsong UNITED Releases Awaited New Single, "Know You Will"

Today, multi-award-winning and platinum-selling artist Hillsong UNITED announced the release of their brand new digital single “Know You Will. Out now with accompanying visualizer, “Know You Will” serves as an anthem of hope for uncertain times... << Full Report >>

Zach Williams "Rescue Story Deluxe Edition" From Zach Williams Drops Today!

Rescue Story Deluxe Edition from Zach Williams officially releases today. The anticipated album offers the original tracklisting, including the GRAMMY®-winning single "There Was Jesus," and accompanied by newly recorded songs such as "Empty Grave," "The Struggle," and "Stand My Ground," which he performed live at the K-LOVE Fan Awards held in May. Official music and lyric videos are also included in this special deluxe release, such as Williams' new video for "Good To Know," which can be... << Full Report >>

Sony/Provident to Reissue Gospel Legend Dottie Rambo's 1968 Classic

On Friday, July 30th, Provident Distribution/Sony Music will be re-releasing Dottie Rambo’s 1968 Grammy Award-winning album, It’s The Soul of Me, to all digital music platforms. The new digital issue of It’s The Soul of Me has been remastered from the original master tapes and will mark the first time in over a decade that the album has been made available to digital... << Full Report >>

Royal Company Releases New Song, "Have My Praise"

Royal Company is proud to announce the release of their new song, “Have My Praise” (DREAM Records).  Produced by David Wellman, “Have My Praise” takes you on a journey. It’s a reminder of what God has done for us, and how we truly have nothing to give Him in return except for our praise. The music and lyrics build with... << Full Report >>

Jor'Dan Armstrong Releases New Music Video, "My God"

Bold and original, Jor'Dan Armstrong brings together Gospel music and culture in his new video "My God," available on his official VEVO channel... << Full Report >>

Koryn Hawthorne Chart Topper Koryn Hawthorne Debuts New "Sunday" Music Video

Koryn Hawthorne releases the new music video for her song “Sunday,” out now. Featured from her chart-topping album I AM, the two-time GRAMMY® nominee, Billboard Music Award, NAACP Image Award, Dove and Stellar Award-winner creates a celebratory summertime vibe on this new video... << Full Report >>

Brian Courtney Wilson Drops Deluxe Edition of Album "Still"

3x Grammy nominee Brian Courtney Wilson releases the STILL (DELUXE) digital album today. The updated album features all of the popular tracks from the original 2020 version and two newly recorded duets. The new singles are the reimagining of the black love classic "Be Real Black For Me," featuring Ledisi, and the... << Full Report >>

CJ Ray's New EP, "For Each Other," Due Out July 23

Lyric-centric, rock-infused-singer-songwriter CJ Ray is set to release his latest EP, For Each Other, on July 23rd. Comprised of four original songs and CJ’s reimagining of Sarah McLachlan’s “Sweet Surrender,” the EP boasts visceral... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, July 8, 2021*


Colton Dixon Colton Dixon To Perform New Single, "Made to Fly" on GMA3 Tomorrow, July 9

Tomorrow, July 9, American Idol alum and fan favorite Colton Dixon will give an interview and exclusive performance of his latest single, "Made to Fly" during Good Morning America's afternoon program, GMA3's Faith Friday segment, which will also be shown on the show's jumbotron in... << Full Report >>

Tamela Mann Grammy Winner Tamela Mann Drops New Album, "Overcomer," August 6

Some albums are destined for a certain time. After several years of evolution and change in her life, Grammy® Award-Winning Artist, NAACP Image® Award-Winning Actress, Songwriter, and Producer, Tamela Mann, is set to release her new Tillymann Music album, Overcomer, through The Orchard Distribution on Friday, August 6. There... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, July 7, 2021*


Pat Barrett Pat Barrett and Dante Bowe's New Song Continues to Draw Attention

Worship leaders and songwriters Pat Barrett and Dante Bowe collaborated on a stirring ballad, "Nothing / Something," which garners attention for its powerful message. In our world where we can tend to measure ourselves or define our worth by how many followers, likes, views we have on our social media platforms, or struggling for identity... << Full Report >>

Branan Murphy Paravel Records / DREAM Records' Branan Murphy Lands First #1 Single With "This World Is Not My Home"

Paravel Records & DREAM Records our excited to announce that pop artist Branan Murphy has reached the #1 spot on the Billboard Hot AC / CHR chart for the first time in his career.  Branan co-wrote the song with Darren Mulligan and Kyle Williams of We Are Messengers... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, July 6, 2021*


toby TobyMac Announces New Live Album for Release This Friday, July 9

Today, CCM superstar TobyMac announced that a brand new live album will be releasing digitally this friday, July 9th. "Live In Denver" hits all streaming outlets this Friday (7/9)," the hip hop artist said in a message to his official email list. "Plus, two live videos will also be released this Friday: "I just need U."... << Full Report >>

for King & Country for KING and COUNTRY To Embark on First Arena Tour in 2 Years with "Relate: The 2021 Fall Tour"

After setting an industry record with six consecutive No. 1 hits, 4x GRAMMY Award winning, platinum-selling duo and Curb | Word Entertainment recording artist for KING & COUNTRY are announcing RELATE | The 2021 Fall Tour. After wowing crowds in 2020 with their Pollstar recognized drive-in theater performances, this 24-date trek will see... << Full Report >>

Maverick City Music Maverick City Music's "Jubilee: Juneteenth Edition" Album Available Now

Last month, in celebration of Juneteenth, Billboard Music Award-winning music collective Maverick City Music released their newest project, Jubilee: Juneteenth Edition. The new album is a dual-side feature consisting of a live produced gospel A-Side and a Rap/R&B/Pop produced B-Side... << Full Report >>

Jekalyn Carr Jekalyn Carr Once Again Tops the Gospel Charts and Earns Fifth Number One Song

Proving to be a true success story at Gospel radio with repeated Number 1 songs, Jekalyn Carr reaches the Number 1 slot on both the Billboard Gospel Songs Chart. Mediabase Gospel Airplay Chart this week with "Jehovah Jireh." The powerful and robust "Jehovah Jireh" is Carr's fifth Number 1 song and follows her previous Number 1 song from her current album... << Full Report >>

The Isaacs Release Title Track from New Album, "The American Face"

The Isaacs, a multi-GRAMMY® nominated and multiple GMA Dove Award-winning family group is set to release lead single "The American Face" today. The accompany video exclusively premiered on People.com July 1 with Sounds Like Nashville offering up the audio exclusive... << Full Report >>

*Friday, July 2, 2021*


Danny Gokey Danny Gokey will release new LP, "Jesus People," August 20th

Three-time GRAMMY nominee Danny Gokey will release his new full-length studio album, Jesus People, on August 20th (Capitol Christian Music Group). Beginning today, fans have the opportunity to pre-order or pre-save the new album here. Additionally, today is when he drops the powerful ballad, "He Believes In You," from the upcoming album along with the music video premiere... << Full Report >>

We The Kingdom We The Kingdom Releases "Live at Ocean Way Nashville" Today

Fresh off the road after selling out 13 shows on their first-ever headline tour, We The Kingdom takes fans into the recording studio for a run of live performances on their ‘Live At Ocean Way Nashville’ album, out today, July 2nd via Capitol Christian Music Group. Recorded at Nashville’s iconic Ocean Way studios (Paul Simon, George Strait, Sheryl... << Full Report >>

Vineyard Worship To Release New Single, "You Are God," Friday July 9th

‘You Are God’ is Vineyard Worship’s new groove-infused release and lead single from forthcoming EP ‘Vineyard Soul: The Chicago Sessions’ coming in August 2021. The new song is an all-Vineyard co-write with Dana Masters (Vineyard Worship UK&I) and Vineyard Worship USA’s Tina Colón Williams and... << Full Report >>

Mark Bishop Reflects on Eternal Life with "Across The River"

Following the somber yet inspirational mountain sounds of “Like A Songbird That Has Fallen,” the first single from his upcoming roots-centered follow-up to the GRAMMY-nominated Beautiful Day, Christian singer-songwriter Mark Bishop returns with... << Full Report >>

Carolyn Arends Carolyn Arends Releases Rootsy New Single, "God's Speed"

Canadian recording artist Carolyn Arends has released GOD’S SPEED to streaming platforms, the fourth single from her RECOGNITION project. Featuring a soulful mix of mandolin, horns, and gospel backing vocals from The McCrary Sisters, GOD’S SPEED playfully reminds listeners to “slow down to catch up” to the gentle work of God... << Full Report >>

eOne to Re-Release Reba Rambo's GRAMMY-Nominated "Lady Live"

On the eve of its fortieth anniversary, Entertainment One will be releasing Reba Rambo’s Grammy-nominated 1982 album, Lady Live, to digital outlets for the first time. Remastered from the original master tapes, the album will be available on July 30th, with pre-orders opening July 2nd... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, July 1, 2021*


The Erwins Step into the Spotlight at NRB 2021

GRAMMY®-nominated and Dove Award-winning StowTown recording artist The Erwins took center stage at the National Religious Broadcasters Convention (NRB), held recently at Dallas’ Gaylord Texan Resort. Making their first appearance at NRB, the acclaimed sibling vocal group performed selections from their latest recording, This Is Love, at the... << Full Report >>


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This Friday, September 24, 2021
Bethel Music Homecoming (Live) [Bethel]
Mark Bishop Some Distant Mountain [Crossroads]
Blest Testimonio - EP [Integrity]
Marica Chisholm Higher - Single [DS2 Music Group]
Stephen Christian King of Impossible - Single [BEC]
Citizens The Joy Of Being Together [Integrity]
Riley Clemmons For The Good - Single [Capitol CMG]
for KING & COUNTRY For God Is With Us - Single [Curb/Word]
Kirk Franklin Lean on Me (Worldwide Mix) [feat. The Compassion Youth Choir] - Single [RCA]
Jonathan McReynolds & Mali Music Jonny x Mali: Live in LA (Stereo) - EP [Life Room Label]
Leigh Nash The Tide, Vol. 1 - EP [Visionary]
Kevin Quinn Fuego En Mi Interior - Single [Capitol CMG]
Brian Reith Now Is Not Forever "Reimagined" EP (independent)
River Valley AGES Honest - Single [BEC]
Selah One Name - Single [Integrity]
Jordan Smith Be Still & Know EP [Reunion/Provident]
Switch Better View, Part I - EP [Essential Worship]
Thrive Worship Let's Have Church EP [Integrity]
Chris Tomlin Emmanuel: Christmas Songs Of Worship [Capitol CMG]
Village Lights Promised Land - Single [Integrity]


Next Wednesday, September 29, 2021
Smalltown Poets NWxSE [Friendly City]


Next Friday, October 1, 2021
Caroline Cobb A King & His Kindness [Integrity]
Jon Foreman Roll Tape: Live From Melody League Studios (independent)
Gaither Vocal Band All Heaven & Nature Sing [Gaither]
Brandon Heath Human Nature (Acoustic Version) - Single [Centricity]
Mat Kearney January Flower (Deluxe Edition) [Tomorrow]
MŌRIAH Trust - Single [Cathedral]
Newsboys Stand [Capitol CMG]
Relent Heavy [Rockfest]
Anne Wilson My Jesus (Live from Nashville) EP (CD) [Capitol CMG]

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