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JFH Music News Archive

September, 2020



*Wednesday, September 30, 2020*


Fit For A King Fit For A King Celebrates Monumental First Week with 'The Path'

Fit For A King are celebrating their most successful first week of their careers with over 4 Million streams and 10,000 sales of The Path, the Dallas metalcore titans' most recent release on Solid State Records. The band's sixth studio album is bigger, bolder and overwhelmingly epic in scope... << Full Report >>

Wolves At The Gate Wolves at the Gate To Release New EP "Dawn" Oct. 9

Wolves At The Gate have a brand new EP dropping October 9th called Dawn, which features re-imagined arrangements of select tracks from their acclaimed 2019 release Eclipse. Two tracks, "A Voice In The Violence (Redux)" & "Counterfeit (Redux)", have been already released as singles. Stream them wherever you find your music and pre-save / pre-order the EP... << Full Report >>

Earth Groans are Back with "Waste," The Follow-Up to Early 2020's "Prettiest Of Things"

Earth Groans — made up of Jeremy Schaeffer, Zachariah Mayfield, Kaden Burton, and Brady Mueller — has been innovative since their conception in 2015. Their latest endeavor has them swinging the creative pendulum hard in both directions, splintering what could be a full-length record into two distinct but united EP’s... << Full Report >>

Amy Grant Amy Grant Celebrates "Unguarded" 35th Anniversary with Limited Edition Vinyl; to Appear on The Doctors Tomorrow

To celebrate the 35th anniversary of one of Amy Grant's most iconic and succesful albums, the Grammy-winning "Unguarded," Grant is releasing a double disc, white vinyl, limited edition on October 16th. The project will be available through all streaming services on October 30th. Featuring the full original album, along with four live tracks... << Full Report >>

Blanca Blanca Releases New Documentary, PEDAZOS "Pieces"

There are pivotal moments in a person’s life that redefine the outlook and direction of their journey. Blanca, a New York-native artist of Puerto Rican descent, embarked on a quest to rediscover her heritage after facing a season of hardship with losing her parents to cancer, which inspired her to create music in Spanish. The documentary PEDAZOS “Pieces” was captured as a result of this deep dive into her roots... << Full Report >>

Hillsong Hillsong Worship Garners 2020 Latin GRAMMY Nomination for "Best Christian Album"

Today, multi-platinum-selling and award-winning Christian music powerhouse Hillsong Worship received a 2020 Latin GRAMMY nomination for “Best Christian Album” for their debut Spanish record, “HAY MÁS” (“There is More”)... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, September 29, 2020*


Koryn Hawthorne Garners No. 1 Debut with Sophomore Album "I Am"

Billboard Music and NAACP Image Award winning, inspirational artist, Koryn Hawthorne, has delivered another chart-topping album with, I Am (RCA Inspiration), which released on September 18, 2020. Hawthorne’s sophomore album debuted at #1 on Nielsen’s CurrentGospel Album Chart and #2 on Billboard’s Gospel Consumption Chart... << Full Report >>

NCC Worship Points Listeners Back To "The Jesus Way" With All-New Live Album

Amidst growing political divisiveness in a year already filled with anxiety, Washington, D.C.’s National Community Church and its creative arts team, NCC Worship, encourage listeners to realign their thoughts and refocus their hearts by following “The Jesus Way.” Recorded earlier this year and now available globally, The Jesus Way album invites... << Full Report >>

*Monday, September 28, 2020*


Lauren Daigle Lauren Daigle Announces Online Hurricane Laura Relief Concert October 11th

Two-time GRAMMY Award winner and multi-platinum recording artist Lauren Daigle and her foundation The Price Fund have announced a special online streaming concert to benefit those effected by Hurricane Laura in her home state of Louisiana. The hurricane, which made landfall August 27... << Full Report >>

*Friday, September 25, 2020*


Michael W. Smith Michael W. Smith Announces Personal Worship and Prayer Album, "STILL"

Prolific singer and songwriter Michael W. Smith announces his newest album STILL will be released October 9, 2020 and is available to pre-order today. Fresh off his 36th #1 song, “Waymaker”, STILL brings an atmospheric listening experience of improvisational music coupled with inspirational scriptures... << Full Report >>

Chart-Topping Inspirational Artist, Koryn Hawthorne, Releases New Music Video, "Know You"

Today, chart-topping, two-time GRAMMY®- nominated and multi award-winning inspirational artist, Koryn Hawthorne, released her new music video for the powerful single “Know You.” The new video marks the second video released from the... << Full Report >>

Don Moen Set to Appear at "The Return" in Washington, DC

Internationally renowned singer/songwriter and worship music icon, Don Moen, is set to appear at The Return, a historic event on Saturday 26, 2020 in Washington, DC on The National MallThe Return will reach beyond the borders of... << Full Report >>

KB Rapper KB Releases New Album, "His Glory Alone," Today

Chart topping, award winning hip-hop artist KB today releases his fourth album His Glory Alone – a blazing personal statement on racial inequality, systemic subjugation, and faith in the time of hopelessness. His Glory Alone is available on all digital music providers by clicking here... << Full Report >>

Natalie Grant Eight-Time GRAMMY Nominee Natalie Grant Releases 10th Studio Album, "No Stranger," Today

GRAMMY®-nominated Curb | Word Entertainment recording artist Natalie Grant releases her tenth studio album, No Stranger, today (9/25) across all digital streaming platforms and select physical retailers. No Stranger is Grant’s first full-length project in five years, following... << Full Report >>

The Gray Havens Release New EP, "Rest"

Husband/wife duo, The Gray Havens, announce the release of their new REST EP. 

What began with an interest in the Bible Project's podcast series on Rest, culminates today as the latest music EP offering from The Gray Havens... << Full Report >>



Casting Crowns Releases Deluxe Album of "Only Jesus"

GRAMMY-Award® winning and multi-RIAA Platinum®-selling group Casting Crowns releases a deluxe edition of their 2018 popular album, Only Jesus. The special edition of the album includes the 12 original songs plus three alternate versions of the songs, "Only Jesus... << Full Report >>

Slick Shoes Releases First Full-Length Album in 17 Years Today

Pop punk powerhouse, Slick Shoes have officially released their comeback album, Rotation & Frequency, their first full length album in 17 years. Fans can now purchase or stream the album at this... << Full Report >>

Tasha Cobbs Leonard's New Album "Royalty: Live at the Ryman" is Available Today

Recorded live at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium, GRAMMY®-winning artist Tasha Cobbs Leonard, releases the much-awaited album, Royalty: Live At The Ryman. The project includes six compelling live performance videos, including the electrifying album opener “You’re Gonna Get The Glory” and the show-stopping duet... << Full Report >>

Pat Barrett Releases Joyful New Single and Animated Video

Bowyer & Bow / Capitol Christian Music Group artist, Pat Barrett debuts his new single, "Heavenly," today. With this new uptempo song... << Full Report >>

Lynda Randle's Nostalgic "White Christmas" Arrives October 16

Genre-spanning, Dove Award-winning vocalist Lynda Randle is set to ring in the season October 16 with White Christmas, her first full-length holiday offering in more than a decade. The 11-song Gaither Gospel Series® release, available for pre-order now... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, September 24, 2020*


Austin and Lindsey Adamec Drop New 8-Song Project, "SOUND OF THE HOUSE," Oct. 9

Integrity Music's Austin and Lindsey Adamecannounce the release of their upcoming project set to drop October 9. Titled Sound of the House, the project offers eight live songs. The project's third single, "Can't Deny It," just released last Friday, 9/18 and is the follow up to the July release of "You Keep Your Word" and the album's first single... << Full Report >>

Kirk Franklin RCA Inspiration Celebrate Five Nominations for the 2020 Billboard Music Awards

RCA Inspiration celebrates five nominations for the 2020 Billboard Music Awards, with nominations in all Gospel categories. Honoring some of the top artists and releases over the past year, Kirk Franklin (Fo Yo Soul/RCA), Koryn Hawthorne, and Donald Lawrence are all nominated... << Full Report >>

Bethel Music Bethel Music Garners Billboard Music Award Nominations

Bethel Music received two nominations for the 2020 Billboard Music Awards, announced this week. The world-renowned worship collective garnered nominations for Top Christian Album for 2019’s bestselling VICTORY, as well as for Top Christian Song for the #1 radio hit “Raise A Hallelujah,” featuring Jonathan David and Melissa Helser... << Full Report >>

Billboard No. 1 Emerging Artist Keyla Richardson Debut EP "So Good" Releases Tomorrow Friday, September 25

Billboard chart-topping new artist Keyla Richardson much-awaited 8-track debut EP So Good is set to be released Friday, September 25, 2020 via Uncle G Records/Entertainment One... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, September 23, 2020*


Jaime Jamgochian Jaime Jamgochian Celebrates Healing with "All Things" October 2

Returning to the spotlight with her first full-length album in nearly a decade, acclaimed singer/songwriter and worship leader Jaime Jamgochian is set to bow All Things October 2. A thematic touchstone of the long-awaited collection, debut single “Beautiful Story” celebrates the healing Jamgochian received following a debilitating battle with Lyme disease... << Full Report >>

Hillsong Young & Free Hillsong Young and Free Releases "Todos Mis Mejores Amigos" EP

ALL OF MY BEST FRIENDS”, the first Spanish EP from theGRAMMY® nominated band, Hillsong Young & Freeis available worldwide now. This new project features 6 newly-penned songs (5 live performance tracks and one studio recording)... << Full Report >>

William McDowell Receives 2020 Billboard Music Award Nomination

GRAMMY-nominated and Dove Award winning worship leader, pastor and author, William McDowellreceived his first "Billboard Music Award" nomination today for "Top Gospel Album" for his live album, The Cry (Integrity Music). This album earned McDowell's fifth No. 1 debut album in his storied career on Billboard's Top Gospel Albums' chart. The “2020 Billboard Music Awards” will broadcast live from The Dolby Theatre in Los... << Full Report >>

Hillsong United Hillsong UNITED Grabs Two 2020 Billboard Music Award Nominations

Multi-platinum-selling and award-winning Christian music powerhouse Hillsong UNITED was honored with two Billboard Music Award nominations, earning in leading Christian categories, including Top Christian Artist and Top Christian Album for “People” which remains the... << Full Report >>

Bryan Popin's "Beautiful Savior" Ft. Tasha Page Lockhart Enters Top 30 on Gospel Airplay, Earns 6th Top 30 Single

Billboard #1 independent recording artist, 2018 ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Award recipient and three-time Stellar Award nominated singer, songwriter and producer Bryan Popin current radio single "Beautiful Savior" featuring Tasha Page Lockhart has entered Billboard Gospel Airplay Top 30 chart. This marks Popin's 6th Top 30 single on the Gospel Airplay chart... << Full Report >>

Skillet Skillet Receives 10th Billboard Music Award Nomination

Mutli-platinum rock band SKILLET has received their 10th Billboard Music Award nomination with their 2019 project, Victorious, receiving a nod for Top Christian Album. The show will air October 14th at 8/7c on NBC... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, September 22, 2020*


for King & Country Award Winning Australian Duo for KING and COUNTRY Nominated for Two Billboard Music Awards

Today, four-time GRAMMY® award-winning Australian duo and Curb | Word Entertainment recording artist for KING & COUNTRY has been nominated for two Billboard Music Awards –Top Christian Artist and Top Christian Song – “God Only Knows.” The “2020 Billboard Music Awards,” hosted by Kelly Clarkson, are set to air on NBC and will broadcast live Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 8:00 P.M. ET... << Full Report >>

Kierra Sheard Garners No. 1 Milestone with Billboard Hit Gospel Single, "It Keeps Happening"

Chart topper Kierra Sheard hits another #1 milestone, as the GRAMMY® nominated and Stellar Award-winning inspirational artist and actress garners #1 on the latest Billboard Gospel Airplay chart for her single “It Keeps Happening.” The hit song marks her first #1 single at Gospel radio as a solo artist, and her third #1 overall on the Gospel Airplay chart... << Full Report >>

The Nelons Find "Peace at Last" Oct. 2

Grammy® Award-nominated, Dove Award-winning Gospel music family group The Nelons return October 2 with Peace At Last, their first new studio recording in two years. Comprised of Kelly Nelon Clark, Jason Clark, Amber Nelon Kistler and Autumn Nelon Clark, the Gospel Music Hall of Famers' forthcoming 13-song collection also marks their new long-term partnership with Daywind Records... << Full Report >>

*Monday, September 21, 2020*


Jekalyn Carr Jekalyn Carr To Launch "Changing Your Story" Album Pre-Order This Friday

Jekalyn Carr delivers beautiful new cover for her fifth album CHANGING YOUR STORY. The anticipated live album is available for pre-order this Friday, September 25... << Full Report >>

Michael W. Smith Additional Artists Join Groundbreaking 24-Hour Worship Livestream Event "Pure River at the Ryman" Beginning Today

In preparation for the upcoming 24 hour livestream event “Pure River at the Ryman”, Harvest Sound International this morning announced the addition of multiple leading Christian artists to the groundbreaking livestream event which begins this afternoon at 12:00 Noon Central and continues tomorrow from noon to midnight. Both days of the event will be livestreamed for free... << Full Report >>

*Friday, September 18, 2020*


Kari Jobe Kari Jobe Announces New Live Album, "The Blessing," Available October 23

GRAMMY-nominated and multi-Dove Award Winning worship leader Kari Jobe will be releasing her first new album after three years with the release of The Blessing (Live Album) on October 23rd (Capitol CMG). In anticipation of the new album, three singles are available this week: "First Love," "Embers" and "Obsession... << Full Report >>

Chris Renzema Chris Renzema Releases First Single, "Mercy," From "Let The Ground Rest: B-Sides"

Singer, songwriter and 2020 “New Artist of the Year” GMA Dove Award-nominated Chris Renzema releases “Mercy” today (Sept. 18). The never-before-released song was recorded live in the studio and will be featured on the Let The Ground Rest – B-Sides EP set to launch Jan. 8, 2021. Each B-Sides track is thematically connected to Renzema’s sophomore LP and Centricity Music debut, Let The Ground Rest... << Full Report >>

KB Rapper KB Offers Exclusive Look at New Album with FREE Livestream Concert

In preparation for his upcoming album release, His Glory Alone, award winning hip-hop artist KB will be presenting an exclusive livestream concert experience to his fans next week. The HGA Virtual Album Experience, presented by Native Supply, will allow viewers an exclusive first look at the rapper’s latest personal statement, presented and... << Full Report >>

Fit For A King Fit for a King Releases New Album, "The Path"

Heralded as Dallas metalcore flag-bearers by Guitar World, Fit For A King have further cemented their place at the forefront of the genre with today's release of The Path. The band's sixth studio album, out today via Solid State Records, is bigger, bolder and overwhelmingly epic in scope... << Full Report >>

Integrity Music's REVERE Revealed Today, A Special Multi-Artist Worship Compilation

Two weeks before COVID-19 brought the world to a standstill, Integrity Music gathered its family of worship leaders to record a special multi-artist project titled REVERE. Releasing today, REVERE traces the journey of contemporary worship from intimacy to intensity, while pointing toward a new season of reverence in the fear of the Lord... << Full Report >>

Reach Records Freshman Recording Artist Hulvey Releases New Single and Music Video "OTHERSIDE"

Rapper Hulvey continues a consistent season of music releases with his new song and music video “OTHERSIDE”, which comes as the first song from his recently announced “Keep Breathing” campaign launched to encourage music listeners to hold onto hope despite the turmoil brought on by Summer 2020. The song features production from longtime... << Full Report >>

O'cean Hill Offers Faith and Island Flavors with New Single, "Cool Cool Love"

O’cean Hill has released “Cool Cool Love,” offering Christian Music fans a fun and refreshing late-summer single filled with faith and island flavors. The Miami-based artist produced the single, which was mixed by GRAMMY Award-winner Sean Moffitt (TobyMac, Lauren Daigle) and mastered by GRAMMY Award-winner Joe LaPorta (Lizzo, Carrie Underwood). “Cool Cool Love” is available now wherever digital music is sold... << Full Report >>

Colton Dixon Colton Dixon To Appear on Season Premiere of "The Doctor's" Sept. 21

This Monday, September 21, American Idol finalist and fan favorite Colton Dixon, along with his wife Annie will appear on the Season Premiere of The Doctor's. Helping kick off the show's 13th season with new host Dr. Ian Smith, viewers can check local listings here... << Full Report >>

Koryn Hawthorne Releases Sophomore Album, "I Am"

Today, Billboard Music Award and NAACP Image Award winner and two-time GRAMMY®- nominee Koryn Hawthorne, released her highly anticipated album, I Am. The new album is the second full-length project from the dynamic inspirational artist. In conjunction with the... << Full Report >>

Cross Point Music Releases Centricity Music Debut, "Never Stop Singing"

A collective of nearly 400 volunteer musicians, vocalists and songwriters anchored by worship leaders Mike Grayson and Cheryl StarkCross Point Music serves the 10,000 people who call... << Full Report >>

Tasha Cobbs Leonard Drops New Single "Royalty"

Today, the 35th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards Artist of the Year, Tasha Cobbs Leonard, releases the title track “Royalty” with a captivating performance video, from the highly awaited album Royalty: Live At The Ryman. The album is now available for pre-order and pre-add here... << Full Report >>

SongLab Releases Debut Single "My Favorite (feat. Gideon Roberts & Abbie Simmons)"

Captured and recorded at a live worship night in the small, historic town of Thomasville, Georgia, “My Favorite (feat. Gideon Roberts & Abbie Simmons)” is a passionate song about some of our favorite attributes of Jesus. “My Favorite” is the first single on Songlab’s debut EP “Live from South Eden” and features... << Full Report >>

DREAM Label Group Announces "DREAM Christmas Vol. 5" for Oct. 23

Los Angeles-based label, DREAM Label Group is proud to announce that it will release the fifth volume in the DREAM Christmas series. On October 23rd, the team will release new and classic songs from Switch, Royal Company, Branan Murphy, 29:11 Worship, Matthew Parker, Joel Vaughn, Life.Church Worship and their... << Full Report >>

Emilia Walasik Releases Single and Music Video for "Grown Up"

Singer-Songwriter Emilia Walasik is transforming the Contemporary-Christian community through idiosyncratic storytelling that breaks genre stereotypes. In 2019, Emilia quickly grew in the Chicago scene with the success of her debut single and music video Daddy, featured as a tribute to her father who passed away. Today, Emilia is thrilled to announce her fresh new... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, September 17, 2020*


Zachary Ray Releases New Lyric Video for "Rebel Hearts"

A lyric video for Zachary Ray’s “Rebel Hearts,” the new single serving as a rally cry for those throughout the world fighting for change, is being released today through YouTube and Facebook. The video accompanies the song, which is playing at Christian CHR/Hot AC and AC-formatted radio outlets... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, September 16, 2020*


Phil Wickham Phil Wickham's "Living Hope" RIAA Certified Gold

One of the biggest songs of Phil Wickham's career, “Living Hope” was recently certified Gold by the RIAA. Since it's release in 2018, the 2019 GMA Worship Song of the Year recipient was a Top 10 radio hit and has been a staple in churches across the world, currently No. 7 on the CCLI chart... << Full Report >>

Tye Tribbett Tye Tribbett Hits #1 On Billboard and Mediabase Radio Charts with "We Gon' Be Alright"

Multiple Grammy® Award-winning recording artist and producer Tye Tribbett's current single,“We Gon’ Be Alright," hits #1 on Billboard's Gospel AirplayBillboard's Gospel Indicator and Mediabase Gospel charts. With +110 Most Increased Spins and a listening audience of 2 million, "We Gon' Be Alright" is Tribbett's first Billboard #1 radio song as a solo artist and his second overall with "Victory" spending three weeks at #1 in... << Full Report >>

Josh Baldwin Returns to His Roots with Full-Length "Evidence"

Dove Award-nominated singer/songwriter and worship leader Josh Baldwin is slated to bow Evidence, his highly anticipated Bethel Music sophomore set, October 2. Produced by We The Kingdom’s Ed Cash and The Creak Music’s David Leonard, Brad King and Seth Talley, the 11-track project finds Baldwin embracing his most authentic artistic expression to... << Full Report >>

Skillet Skillet's "Victorious: The Aftermath" Out Now, Set for Billboard Live At Home Performance September 24

GRAMMY-nominated, multi-platinum rock band SKILLET delivered what Cryptic Rock called an "epic" deluxe project, VICTORIOUS: THE AFTERMATH (Atlantic) last week, exciting fans and media alike, with American Songwriter remarking how they... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, September 15, 2020*


Sidewalk Prophets Curb | Word Entertainment's Sidewalk Prophets Announces Streaming "The Chosen Tour"

Continuing to break new ground with first-of-its-kind technology and out-of-the-box creativity, Curb | Word Entertainment’s Sidewalk Prophets announces “The Chosen Tour,” a live stream concert outing that will hit 28 cities this fall. Fans will have the rare opportunity to determine the band’s set list in real time for each date... << Full Report >>

Julie Elias Releases New Radio Single Today

Christian singer/songwriter Julie Elias is set to release a new single, Wherever You Roam” to Christian AC-formatted radio outlets today. A video for “Wherever You Roam,” which is from Elias’ current CD, “A Girl Like Me,” can be viewed on YouTube... << Full Report >>

People of the Earth Release First Single off of Upcoming EP "Your Love Is"

We know it's a dark time in our world but love is always loudest and it can rescue the world like it rescued us,” says Dustin Fenison, the bandleader of the five-piece People of the Earth. This has been a year like no other, from tours canceled, contracting COVID-19, racial injustice, political turmoil and beyond people are looking to their faith to help them through... << Full Report >>

*Monday, September 14, 2020*


ASCAP Plans 2020 Country, Christian and London Music Awards in Popular Social Media Format

ASCAP, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, today announced that it will recognize the winners of its 2020 ASCAP Christian, Country and London Music Awards using the popular social media format it pioneered earlier this year. Beginning in October and continuing through mid-November, each event will take over ASCAP's social media channels... << Full Report >>

Shontelle Norman-Beatty Signs with DARE Records - New Single Fri. Nov. 6th

Shontelle Norman-Beatty, background vocalist and former member of the New Edwin Hawkins Singers, revisits her traditional gospel foundation with her second-ever single release, “Jesus Will Fix It,” (DARE Records/ADA/WMG). The electrifying “Jesus Will Fix It” takes a traditional take on the original beloved... << Full Report >>

*Friday, September 11, 2020*


Lecrae Lecrae Partners with Prison Fellowship To Bring Restoration to Men at Alabama's St. Clair Prison

Prison Fellowship®, the nation's largest Christian nonprofit serving prisoners, former prisoners, and their families, is partnering with Grammy Award-winning multi-platinum artist Lecrae to present a HOPE event, the first prison to be scheduled since the Covid-19 pandemic began. On Friday, September 11th beginning at 5:30 pm... << Full Report >>

Lion and Bear Drops Debut EP Today

Today is the day! BEC Recordings duo Lion & Bear release their self-titled EP, a debut that shares songs singing of the unending love of Jesus, songs that offer praise along with lamenting, proclaiming the truth that pain is messy and uncomfortable, and full of hope... << Full Report >>

We Are Messengers Curb | Word Entertainment's We Are Messengers Drops "Power +" Today, Sept. 11

Curb | Word Entertainment’s Dove Award-nominated and K-LOVE Fan Award-winning act We Are Messengers amps up the strength of their sophomore project with Power +, droppingtoday (9/11) across all digital service providers. An extension of the band’s Power LPwhich released in January, Power + includes the full Power track listing, plus one new song, “Image Of God.” Like its predecessor, Power + features original... << Full Report >>

Kelontae Gavin Releases New Single "Hold Me Close" - Available Now

Rising gospel music star and Summerville, South Carolina native, Kelontae Gavin, offers a brand new single, “Hold Me Close,” available at all major digital retail and streaming outlets now. “Hold Me Close” is co-written by Kelontae Gavin, Marquis Boone and TedyP; and produced by Marquis Boone, TedyP and Quantez Blount. The single is currently top 20 on Billboard... << Full Report >>

Purcy Robinson Debuts at #1 on Billboard Digital Songs Sales Chart with "All Glory Goes To You"

Worship leader, recording artist, songwriter, producer and Record label executive for his independently owned PKR Ministries, Purcy Robinson celebrates his debut at #1 on Billboard's Digital Song Sales chart this week with his current song "All Glory Goes To You." Released August 28... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, September 10, 2020*


Highly Anticipated New EP From Ayiesha Woods "Full Circle" Releases Sept. 25; Guest Performance with TobyMac

Singer/Songwriter/Musician Ayiesha Woods, will release her highly anticipated EP, Full Circle, on Sept. 25.  The six-song project features new music that was written and co-written by Woods, her husband Joseph Hillery, TobyMac, Andy Anderson and Robert T. Bradley, Sr. Woods and Hillery were executive producers for the record, with Anderson and Donyea Goodman as producers... << Full Report >>

Gotee Records' RICHLIN Debuts New Video For "Love Like Thunder"

Gotee Records announces the exclusive music video premiere of “Love Like Thunder,” from RICHLIN on Air1.com. Also featuring label mate Ryan Stevenson, "Love Like Thunder... << Full Report >>

North Point Worship Releases "Find A Reason" LP

Internationally known for worship anthems like “Death Was Arrested,” “Abundantly More” and “Love Come Down,” North Point Worship releases Find A Reason today (Sept. 10) from North Point Music® and... << Full Report >>

GRAMMY Award-Winning Artist/Producer Aaron Lindsey Launches New Label, MultiEthnic Records, Releases Debut Single

GRAMMY, Dove and Stellar Award-winning artist, producer, composer, arranger and musician Aaron Lindsey announces the launch of MultiEthnic Records, a boutique Los Angeles-based label representing a variety of artists and genres... << Full Report >>

Casting Crowns Casting Crowns Releases Live Version of "Nobody" Featuring Elevation Worship

GRAMMY-Award® winning and multi-RIAA Platinum®-selling group Casting Crowns has released a live recording of their multiple Dove Award nominated song, "Nobody." The live version features Elevation Worship, who Casting Crowns toured with in 2019 when the audio and video were captured... << Full Report >>

CHRISTAFARI Release "The Blessing" Cover Featuring Global Cast from Every Corner of the World

Chart-topping Reggae pioneers CHRISTAFARI have released “The Blessing (Reggae Version) featuring The World” — a reggae cover of the worship hit from Kari Jobe, Cody Carnes and Elevation Worship, that swept the nation earlier this year and has inspired numerous cover versions around the globe. Unlike the other versions, CHRISTAFARI assembled a global cast of over 80 performers from all over the world, each recording their own vocal and video performances for inclusion in the new single and music video... << Full Report >>

Kirk Franklin Kirk Franklin Teams with Wyclef Jean for "Love Theory Remix"

“Love Theory (Remix),” the new single from Kirk Franklin x Wyclef Jean, is available now at digital music providers. The new digital single with sixteen-time GRAMMY®-winner Kirk Franklin (Fo Yo Soul / RCA) and three-time GRAMMY®-winner Wyclef Jean marks the first time Franklin has paired up with Jean... << Full Report >>

17 Projects and Counting for Blood Related's Pacaso Ramirez

‘Somewhere Other Than Here’ marks quite an impressive run for Christian Hip Hop veteran artist Pacaso Ramirez. Coming a year after his last album ‘Sparxx Gotta Fly’, the new 9-song album is project number 17 since 2005 for the Blood Related Entertainment emcee... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, September 9, 2020*


for King & Country for KING and COUNTRY Announces Its First Ever Full-Length Christmas Album, "A Drummer Boy Christmas"

Today, four-time GRAMMY® award-winning Australian duo and Curb | Word Entertainment recording artist for KING & COUNTRY announces its first ever full-length Christmas album, A Drummer Boy Christmas, due out on October 30th. You can pre-save, pre-add, and, pre-order the album HERE... << Full Report >>

Anberlin Anberlin Announces "More To Living Than Being Alive" CITIES Album Livestream Friday, Sept. 18

Anberlin continues their live full-album concert series this month with a full-album live performance of fan-favorite Cities. Along with the livestream on September 18th, the band just revealed a large variety of new livestream-themed merch including shirts, jackets and mugs... << Full Report >>

Christian Winners Announced In 2020 Unsigned Only Music Competition

The winners of the US-based Unsigned Only Music Competition were announced today. A total of ten Christian artists garnered wins in the 2020 competition. Taking home First Place in the Christian category is Aaron David from Tampa, FL, for his song “Dirty Heart.” Second Place is awarded to Liz Bailey from Griffin, GA for... << Full Report >>

Fit For A King Announces Virtual Release Show for "The Path" Sept. 10

Fit For A King have announced they will be performing a Virtual Release Show for their forthcoming album The Path tomorrow, September 10th, live at The Masquerade in Atlanta, GA. Fans can tune in to the stream exclusively... << Full Report >>

Christian Hip Hop Artist D. R33D Releases New EP "Peace"

After the release of four singles (“Moment”, “The Humble See Grace Abound”, “I Still Got My Soul”, and “Free”) so far in 2020, D. R33D has dropped his newest project, the eight-song EP ‘Peace’... << Full Report >>

Zachary Ray Releases New Single to Christian Radio

A new single titled “Rebel Hearts” from Zachary Ray is headed to Christian CHR/Hot AC and AC-formatted radio outlets today. The song is a follow up to Ray’s popular song, “Eyes On You,” which debuted at No. 1 at CRC Weekly, hit No. 2 on CRC Monthly and... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, September 8, 2020*


Young Oceans to Release New Single "You Are Not Far" at Midnight Tonight

Tonight, indie-worship favorites YOUNG OCEANS are poised to release their new single “You Are Not Far”, the first offering from their upcoming YOU ARE FULLNESS EPs. Clocking in at a mere 2:14, the song reflects the heart of the two upcoming releases - simple statements... << Full Report >>

Good Morning America to Feature Matt Hammitt Tomorrow Morning, Sept. 9

Matt Hammitt, Grammy®-nominated Christian singer and former front man of the band Sanctus Real, will appear alongside of his family, tomorrow, Wednesday September 9, in the second hour of Good Morning America... << Full Report >>

Tauren Wells Check Out Tauren Wells' Stellar Awards Performance

Six-time GRAMMY® nominee and platinum-seller Tauren Wells was a featured performer at the 35th Annual Stellar Awards, which aired on BET in August. Today, the powerful visual of Tauren’s debut performance on the Stellar Awards is available worldwide. Featuring the sounds of GRAMMY® winning artist/producer Donald Lawrence, check out “Trenches (Sunday A.M./Stellar Awards Version)... << Full Report >>

FiveTwenty Collective Releases First Single as Part of the "FiveTwenty Presents" Brand

Christian Hip Hop artists Hnst-T and Weez the Satellite Kiid joined forces on the new single “Prisoners Keys” releasing Tuesday, September 8, 2020 in collaboration with FiveTwenty Collective. With a smooth, easy beat that inspires immediate head nods, “Prisoners Keys” brings a message of freedom from the chains that bind us in this... << Full Report >>

*Monday, September 7, 2020*


Jekalyn Carr Jekalyn Carr Reaches Top Spot on Billboard Gospel Airplay Chart

Prolific singer-songwriter Jekalyn Carr lands at the top spot on Billboard's Gospel Airplay Chart this week with her current song "Changing Your Story." Undoubtedly one of this generation's most celebrated young talents, Carr, has amassed a bevy of successes at her young age. This historic accomplishment marks Carr's 4th #1 song by the young age of 23... << Full Report >>

*Friday, September 4, 2020*


Phil Wickham Phil Wickham's New Single, "Battle Belongs," Releases Today

Phil Wickham’s highly anticipated new single "Battle Belongs," is available at all DSPs today. Co-written with Bethel Music’s Brian Johnson, the track is a powerful proclamation that in Jesus we stand on the side of a battle that has already been won. Also timing with the song's release today is a live performance video, as well as a lyric video, which is available on Apple Music through September 11 and Wickham's VEVO page following... << Full Report >>

I Am They I Am They Announces Oct. 23 Release For New Studio Album "Faithful God"

Today I AM THEY announces the official release date of their upcoming studio album, Faithful God, as October 23 (Provident Label Group). Today also marks the release of the album's pre-order campaign as well as the project's second single and lyric video for the song "Delivered... << Full Report >>

Charlie Rey is "Ready To Go" With New Single, Out Today!

Today singer/songwriter Charlie Rey drops his latest single, "Ready To Go." Available now on Apple Music and Spotify, "Ready To Go" is Rey's follow-up to previously released singles such as "Undeniable Love," "Now," and "Day After Forever... << Full Report >>

Landry Cantrell Releases New Track "Passenger"

Follow the release of his EP, Glasshouse, Landry Cantrell announces the rest of the album’s LP of the same name and releases his track, “Passenger” (DREAM Records).  The track was produced by Joshua Zegan.  This fun pop song brings an upbeat happy feel to a world that needs joy.  Landry shares... << Full Report >>

Joel Vaughn Releases New Single "Already Done"

Joel Vaughn is proud to release his new radio single, “Already Done” available at digital retailers.  Produced by Micah Kuiper and co-written with Micah, Joel Vaughn and Jonathan Gamble, this track is already receiving great reviews... << Full Report >>

Marvin Sapp's New Album "Chosen Vessel" Due Out Oct. 9; Releases New Single

Gospel music icon Marvin Sapp launches his upcoming new album Chosen Vessel with an album pre-order available now via digital music providers... << Full Report >>

Keith and Kristyn Getty Keith and Kristyn Getty Release New Album, "Evensong," Today

Award-winning and current GMA Dove-award winners, Keith and Kristyn Getty of Getty Music, announce the release of their latest collection, Evensong (Hymns and Lullabies at the Close of Day), featuring 13 original hymns and lullabies. The project features guest appearances from Vince GillHeather HeadleyEllie Holcom... << Full Report >>

Singer Songwriter Janet Blair Announces New Album

Singer/songwriter Janet Blair announces the release of a new music project, along with a giveaway for her fans. Songs from the new album, “Over Under,” begins releasing today, with a single being released every two weeks until October 30... << Full Report >>

*Thursday, September 3, 2020*


Colton Dixon Colton Dixon and Wife Welcome Twins!

On August 18, Colton Dixon and wife Annie welcomed identical twin daughters Ava "Dior" Dixon and Athens Elizabeth Dixon. Today, PEOPLE.COM exclusively unveiled the first photos of the little ladies while sharing the story about Dior's scary entry into the world and how Dixon relied on his faith when her arrival didn't go according to plan... << Full Report >>

Needtobreathe NEEDTOBREATHE Debut Music Video for "Mercy's Shore"

Award-nominated rock band NEEDTOBREATHE has returned with an official music video for “Mercy’s Shore”. The video, which premiered earlier today on TasteOfCountry.com, follows “Hang On” and “Who Am I” as the third Jared Hogan-directed clip in a five-part series of visuals for the band... << Full Report >>

Manic Drive Releases New Single "Thank God I'm Alive" Sept. 4

Juno-Award winning MANIC DRIVE has taken advantage of the extra time awarded during this summer. While the current landscape has caused many artists to slow down, the duo has been deeply immersed in writing new songs, coordinating videos, and orchestrating new ways to connect with their fans online.  Tonight, at 12:01am ET, the band will unveil the... << Full Report >>

Harvest Sound International to Host 24 Hour Worship Livestream Event "Pure River at the Ryman" September 21-22

In response to the chaos and turbulence seen across our nation, Harvest Sound International today announced their 24 hour livestream event “Pure River at the Ryman”. The 24 hour event will be livestreamed live from the historic Ryman Auditorium in downtown Nashville over the course of 2 days, September 21-22, 2020... << Full Report >>

Country Artist Nicole Unser Snapshots Family In Crisis With Deeply Personal, Heartache-to-Hope Single

Nicole Unser grew up on country music – from Reba McEntire and George Jones to Lee Ann Womack – connecting with the honest, heart-felt lyrics of love, loss and redemption. It is the genre’s storytelling aspect combined with Unser’s faith that fires her own career as a country artist who crafts story-songs about the goodness of God amidst the heartbreaks of life. And nowhere... << Full Report >>

*Wednesday, September 2, 2020*


Music, Memories and Special Guests Hallmark Ernie Haase and Signature Sound's "Friday Night Sing"

GRAMMY®-nominated, Dove Award-winning StowTown Records flagship artist Ernie Haase & Signature Sound (EHSS) is set to premiere a new streaming series, “Friday Night Sing,” beginning September 11 at 7:00 pm ET. A unique mix of music, memories and special guests, the weekly half-hour show will be free to view on the group’s website, as well as via... << Full Report >>

MARK209 Releases Live Concert DVD

Award-winning Christian country artist, MARK209, announces the long-awaited release of their first concert video entitled “A New Standard”. This live performance was recorded last year at the historic Opera House in Rochester, New Hampshire, during the band’s month-long tour in the Northeast. The 2 hour and 45-minute show includes 39 songs from three of the band’s popular shows... << Full Report >>

*Tuesday, September 1, 2020*


Lauren Daigle Lauren Daigle Announces Autumn Nights Outdoor Shows

With the worldwide pandemic haulting most tours and causing artists to have to rethink how live performances are done, Lauren Daigle is making the best of it by launching a series of outdoor shows she's calling "Autumn Nights." Check out the announcement inside the full report... << Full Report >>




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This Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Kim Walker-Smith Teu Espirito" ("Your Spirit") ft. Gabriela Rocha - Single [Capitol CMG]


This Thursday, October 22, 2020
Rend Collective A Jolly Christmas (Vol. 2) [Capitol CMG]


This Friday, October 23, 2020
Francesca Battistelli This Christmas [Curb/Word]
Riley Clemmons Healing - Single [Capitol CMG]
Colton Dixon Let It Snow - Single [Atlantic/Hear It Loud]
Earth Groans Waste EP [Solid State]
Fireflight Who We Are: The Head and The Heart [Rockfest]
Jason Gray Order Disorder Reorder [Centricity]
The Guardians It's Still Good News [StowTown]
I Am They Faithful God [Provident]
Kari Jobe The Blessing [Sparrow]
Hannah Kerr Christmas Eve In Bethlehem (Deluxe Edition) [Black River]
Sarah Kroger Light [Integrity]
North Point Worship Abundantly More (live) - Single [Centricity]
Red Rocks Worship Habr Victoria - Single [Provident]
Unspoken Good News - Single [Centricity]
Various Artists DREAM Christmas Vol. 5 [DREAM]


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JAG The Longest Road (Remastered) [Girder]
JAG The Only World In Town (Remastered) [Girder]
JAG Fire In the Temple (Remastered) [Girder]
Resistance Resistance EP [Integrity]
Social Club Misfits Feared By Hell [Capitol]
Matthew West Live Before the World Shut Down - EP [Story House]


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