Tom Read Returns After 5-Year Hiatus With New Single, Music Video "Dead Things To Life;" Upcoming EP 'Lament' Out April 20
Following a five-year hiatus, UK worship leader and artist Tom Read is back with the new single "Dead Things To Life" from his upcoming EP 'Lament,' which is slated for release on April 20. Written with Ben Cantelon and Joel Wardle, the song originally appeared on Worship Central's 2014 album 'Set Apart,' with the re-recording invigorated by Read's authentic and honest lyrical style, along with his use of falsetto
Anthony Ponder & Ministry's Desire Returns With New Single "Favor (feat. Natalie Wilson)" From Upcoming Album 'The Process'
New Jersey-based artist collective Anthony Ponder & Ministry's Desire (APMD) are back after a hiatus with the new single "Favor (feat. Natalie Wilson)." Aside from vocal contributions by 'Girl Director' Wilson, the new track features vocal production by Gospel artist VaShawn Mitchell and is a cut from the APMD's upcoming album 'The Process.'
NF's "Let You Down" Achieves No. 1 On Billboard's Mainstream Chart; Celebrations By Co-writer, Producer Tommee Profitt, Publisher Capitol CMG
Christian rapper NF's "Let You Down" which was co-written and produced by longtime friend Tommee Profitt has earned the artist and his publisher Capitol CMG their first pop No. 1 on the Billboard Mainstream Top 40 and Hot Christian Songs Charts.
Long-time Skillet drummer and vocalist Jen Ledger is debuting her first-ever solo EP today as LEDGER. On the self-titled 'LEDGER,' the singing hard rock drummer serves up a generous serving of six powerful new tracks featuring the singer's unique vocals and infectious rock beats.
Up and coming Christian artist Jaxon is releasing his latest single "I Need You" to radio, along with a music video that can be viewed at the end of this article. The song is a cut from his CD titled The Journey released earlier this year and is currently going for adds at Christian INSPO and AC-formatted radio outlets.
Abigail Duhon Releases New Music Video For "Rebound" Featured On "God's Not Dead: A Light In Darkness" Soundtrack
Following the release of the official movie soundtrack God's Not Dead: A Light In Darkness - Songs From And Inspired By the Motion Picture on the DREAM label, Abigail Duhon is releasing a new music video for her song "Rebound." Directed by Spencer Kane, the movie features beautiful cinematic widespread shots mixed with Duhon's performance and clips from the film "God's Not Dead: A Light In Darkness."
The children's ministry Bethel Music Kids is expanding and being reborn as kids and youth ministry Bright Ones, announcing their self-titled album slated for release on April 27. The ministry is formed as an extension of Bethel Music and Bethel Church in Redding, Calif., for creative talented youth and kids who love God and want to "see his kingdom expand through music, movement, and multimedia.
Jesse Pruett's New Song "Beautiful" Prominently Featured In Newly Reimagined, Animated Family Film 'Pinocchio'
Christian artist Jesse Pruett's new song "Beautiful" is being prominently featured on Lionsgate Entertainment's DVD of the classic, newly reimagined animated family film 'Pinocchio' which just released to conventional retailers as well as online retailers. The song is a cut from Pruett's album 'The Journey' which was released last month and Is also featured on the official 'Pinocchio' movie trailer and soundtrack.
On Friday, Gospel Reggae pioneers Christafari returns with their latest studio album 'Original Love.' With a nearly three-decade career behind them, Christafari is the all-time top-selling Gospel Reggae act, with their last six albums debuting at No. 1 on the Billboard Reggae Chart. "Christafari's mission is simple," says Mohr. "To go to the ends of the earth until all have heard, and until all have heard we're not quitting."
Newsboys Announce Summer Leg For "Newsboys United Tour," Featuring Special Guests, Former Bandmates Peter Furler, Phil Joel
Legendary Christian group Newsboys is extending its "Newsboys United Tour" with a summer leg, scheduled to make stops in almost 20 additional cities. Kicking off in June, the tour will feature the current Newsboys lineup, consisting of Michael Tait, Duncan Phillips, Jeff Frankenstein and Jody Davis along with former bandmates Peter Furler and Phil Joel.
Singer-songwriter Alisa Turner has just released her latest single, a cover of Jesus Culture's "Miracles," and is scheduled to release her first full-length album 'Miracle Or Not' on May 11. This follows Turner's self-titled EP that released last year, featuring her acclaimed single "My Prayer For You," which has garnered almost two million YouTube views and five million streams on digital listening platforms.
Michael W. Smith Launches 'Nurturing Steps,' Releases 'Lullaby' Music Album, New Book For Infants, Toddlers
Multi-platinum selling and three-time Grammy Award-winning artist Michael W. Smith is launching an infant and toddler series called Nurturing Steps, aiming to provide parents and grandparents music and books to bring young children hope and faith through song and storytelling. The first offerings in the series is a new album, 'Lullaby,' and a book, 'Nighty Night and Good Night,' releasing May 4 and May 8 respectively.
On Friday, acclaimed singer-songwriter Ryan Stevenson released his latest studio album 'No Matter What' on Gotee Records. The album features among others his recent hit single "The Gospel," "Lift You Up," and "Faithful (feat. Amy Grant)," which Stevenson also co-wrote with Grant and producer Bryan Fowler, as well as the album's title track, featuring Bart Millard of MercyMe.
Jesus Culture artist Kim Walker-Smith has just released her new live EP recording, 'On My Side Live' featuring eight tracks from her 2017 full-length album 'On My Side.' The songs on the new EP were recorded live in concert during her "On My Side" tour last year.
On Friday, Canadian pop/rock outfit Hawk Nelson released their new full-length album Miracles. Leading up to the release of the band’s eighth studio album, Hawk Nelson has released four videos and singles, including the current radio single, “He Still Does (Miracles)” which can be heard on more than 60 stations, including SiriusXM, Air 1, and WAY-FM.
Earlier this week, singer-songwriter Pat Barrett released his self-titled debut EP, Pat Barrett, available here. The four-song recording will be followed by the release of a full-length album coming later this year.
Sibling Gospel Group The Martins To Make Tandem Parachute Jump With Army's Golden Knights On April 11
Sibling Gospel group The Martins are joining the U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion Nashville list of tandem jumpers as the Army Golden Knights return to Middle Tennessee April 10-13. The singers are scheduled to jump on Wednesday, April 11, entering a list of past jumpers that include names like Darryl Worley, Craig Morgan, Kellie Pickler and members of Little Big Town.
Singer-songwriter Josh Wilson is back on Christian radio with his new single, “Dream Small,” which is his label debut on Black River Christian. The single, written by Wilson and produced by Ben Glover is currently the most added at Christian AC radio this week.
Gospel Artist, Pastor William McDowell Testifies To God's Work In Debut Book 'It's Happening' Releasing On April 17
Renowned worship leader William McDowell is gearing up to release his debut book It's Happening: A Generation Is Crying Out and Heaven Is Responding. The Grammy-nominated and Dove and Stellar Award-winning artist and pastor says the book, which is due out on April 17, is the result of personally witnessing over 150 miracles of physical healing at his church Deeper Fellowship Church in Orlando, Fla.
Grammy Award-winning and platinum-selling Gospel artist Tamela Mann was honored with the very special James Cleveland Lifetime Achievement Award at the 33rd Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards held in Las Vegas last weekend. She accepted the award in front of a sold-out arena on Saturday in recognition of her career and contribution to Gospel music.
Vertical Worship Returns With New Album ‘Bright Faith Bold Future’ Out April 6; Embarks On Outcry Tour On April 7
Chicago-based Vertical Worship is announcing the release of their latest album 'Bright Faith Bold Future,' available everywhere on April 6. The new album is their fifth release with Essential Worship/Provident Label Group/Sony Music since 2012 and was recorded at Harvest Bible Chapel's Chicago Cathedral campus at the end of last year.
The 33rd Annual Stellar Awards show held at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas last weekend saw several show-stopping Gospel performances and honors being handed out to winning nominees. Hosted, by Gospel icon Kirk Franklin, the show included appearances by mainstream acts such as recent crossover Gospel artist Snoop Dogg and Tori Kelly, as well as a reunion by sister duo Mary Mary.
Gospel Family Group The Hoppers To Release Tribute Album 'The Hoppers: Honor The First Families Of Gospel Music' Out On April 6
Gospel Music Hall of Fame members and award-winning family group The Hoppers have just finished recording an all-new CD and DVD paying tribute to some of gospel music's most legendary pioneers. The new album, The Hoppers: Honor the First Families of Gospel Music is slated for release on April 6 and is produced by gospel music icon Bill Gaither and award-winning producer Michael Sykes.
Singer-songwriter Curt Anderson is announcing the surprise release Every Moment Vol. II that will be out April 13. Containing remixes of three singles as well as four new tracks, the new album will also give listeners a behind-the-scenes bonus with demos of seven songs, and five worktapes.
Vocal trio Point of Grace to release their first-ever Hymns recording, 'Beautiful Name,' on April 3. The new album is the platinum-selling and Grammy Award-nominated group's second album with LifeWay Worship and their first full-length recording of hymns and worship songs.
MercyMe Reveals Fall "Imagine Nation Tour" Featuring Tenth Avenue North, Following "I Can Only Imagine" Movie Box Office Success
MercyMe and Tenth Avenue North are hitting the road together again this fall on the "Imagine Nation Tour" which will make stops in over 20 cities across the country. The tour kicks off Oct. 4 in Indianapolis and wraps in Johnson City, Tenn., two months later on Nov. 11, with stops in major markets like New Orleans and San Antonio on the way.
LOVECOLLIDE Releasing New Album 'Tired Of Basic' Out April 13; Joining 7eventh Time Down On 'Only King Forever Tour'
Sibling pop duo LOVECOLLIDE, consisting of sisters Lauren Budnick and Brooke DeLeary, is independently releasing their third full-length album Tired Of Basic on April 13. Pre-orders of the new project include instant gratification downloads of four songs, including the lead single "I Don't Want It," "Ibil," "Breaking My <3," and "Wildfire."
Recording artist Geoffrey Andrews is releasing his new single "O Praise The Name (Anástasis)" out today on all digital platforms, including Spotify, iTunes and Amazon. The single is a new recording of the song originally written and recorded by Hillsong Worship in 2015 and is a timely release just ahead of the Easter season, sharing in both the death and resurrection of Christ.
In a live broadcast on social media on Saturday evening, worship pastor and contemporary Christian musician Lincoln Brewster revealed his upcoming album, God of The Impossible, speaking about the story and process behind the album and answering questions from fans. The new album is slated for release May 4 and is available for preorder starting Good Friday, March 30.
Paul Zach On Friday Released His Debut Solo EP 'God Is The Friend Of Silence,' Recorded Live In New York
On Friday, worship leader and songwriter Paul Zach released his debut solo EP God Is The Friend Of Silence. Recorded last December at Mason Jar Studio in Brooklyn, N.Y., the five-track album came about after Zach reconnected with producer Isaac Wardell who also produced The Porter's Gate debut album, where Zach co-wrote five songs and was a featured vocalist on three tracks.
TobyMac Releases New Music Video For "I Just Need U." Available Now For 48 Hours Exclusively On Amazon Music
Seven-time Grammy-winner TobyMac has released a bold new music video for his 2018 single "I Just Need U." and it is available to stream exclusively for 48 hours only on Amazon Music, starting today. The music video is directed by Eric Welch and filmed panoramically on location in the Southern California desert.
Grammy-nominated and Dove Award-winning singer-songwriter Ryan Stevenson is releasing his new full-length album 'No Matter What' on April 6. The album features his latest single "Faithful (feat. Amy Grant)" the recent No. 1 hit song "The Gospel," and follows Stevenson's 2015 No. 1 breakthrough hit "Eye of the Storm" featured on the full-length album 'Fresh Start.'
Cory Asbury's Single "Reckless Love," Israel Houghton's Gospel Version Both No. 1 On Billboard Charts This Week
Bethel Music artist Cory Asbury's solo album Reckless Love continues to impact the charts, with the lead single and title track now climbing to the No. 1 spot on Billboard's Hot Christian Songs Chart, adding to the accomplishment of the 10-track album's debut at the top of Billboard's Top Christian Albums Chart upon its January release.
Sanctus Real Is Back With New Album 'Changed' Releasing On April 27, Featuring New Frontman Dustin Lolli; Headlining Tour Kicks Off In April
Dove Award-winning and Grammy Award-nominated band Sanctus Real is set to release their new album Changed on April 27. The album, which is the band's eighth, includes their latest single "Confidence" and is the follow-up to their 2014 album Dream.
St. Louis area rock band The Great Romance has just released their new single “Bigger Than The Odds” to Christian INSPO/Soft AC and Christian AC radio. The song is inspired by the story of a family whose baby died when she was only two months old and follows their single “Stolen Me” and their most recent project, the EP Who You Are.
Gospel Artist Joshua Rogers Is Back After Five Year Hiatus With Upcoming Album 'Returning,' Latest Single "Pour Your Oil"
Acclaimed Gospel artist Joshua Rogers is returning with new music after a five-year hiatus and is slated to make several high-profile appearances in coming weeks, with his first slew of appearances during the 33rd Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards this weekend. On Feb. 8 he released his latest single, "Pour Your Oil," from his upcoming album 'Returning.'
Newcomer Abigail Sloane Releases Debut Single, Music Video "Enough" From Her 2017 EP 'Reason & Rhyme'
Newcomer Abigail Sloane is releasing her debut single "Enough" today at Christian AC and CHR/Hot AC-formatted radio stations along with a brand new music video. The song is the lead single from Sloane's debut EP Reason & Rhyme released late last year.
New Lionsgate film "I Can Only Imagine," which is based on the true story behind the 2001 MercyMe hit song, had a smashing success at the box office during its premiere weekend. Shattering pre-weekend tracking expectations, it became No. 3 at the box-office this weekend, and the No. 1 faith-based movie so far in 2018.
Nashville Singer-Songwriter Erskin Anavitarte Releases New Single ”Grace Made The First Move” From Upcoming Album
Nashville-based singer-songwriter Erskin Anavitarte has just released his latest single "Grace Made The First Move." The song, produced by Stephen Leiweke and co-written by Erskin and Melanie Watson, is a cut from Erskin's upcoming full-length album 'Love Moves,' and is a deeply personal pop anthem where Anavitarte-backed by a gospel choir-traces his surrender to Christ as a teenager.
Worship pastor and singer-songwriter Jeremy Gibson is releasing his new album Worthy of it All on May 4. The announcement comes only months after the Easton, Pa., artist signed to Dream Label Group earlier this year.
Andrew Peterson's Easter Album 'Resurrection Letters, Vol I' Available For Pre-order Now; New Music Video For "Is He Worthy?"
Multi-faceted, Dove Award-nominated recording artist, songwriter and award-winning author Andrew Peterson is releasing his much-anticipated album Resurrection Letters, Vol I on March 30. Ahead of the Easter release, fans can pre-order the album now at most digital platforms, including iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Spotify, and Google Play.
Jesus Culture and acclaimed singer-songwriter Chris McClarney have just released the new single "Hallelujah For The Cross." The song was recorded live at Jesus Culture Church in Sacramento, Calif., and a live music video from the occasion accompanies the new single release.
On Friday, legendary rapper Snoop Dogg defied all preconceived notions about the artist as he debuted his first Gospel album, the much anticipated, Bible of Love. As BREATHEcast previously noted, the 32-track double album project has been close to the rapper's heart, inspired by his grandmother, the late Dorothy Tate.
Husband-Wife Duo Austin & Lindsey Adamec Announces Release Of New Single "Victorious," Partnership With Prison Fellowship
Husband-wife duo Austin & Lindsey Adamec (A&LA) are back with the release of their new single "Victorious," available everywhere today. The couple premiered the song at Christ's Church in Jacksonville, Fla., where the two serve as worship leaders, filming a companion video that will be launched soon.
Citizen Way Walk On Waves With New Single "WaveWalker" Releasing Today, Featuring Vocals By MercyMe's Bart Millard
Christian "Bulletproof"-band Citizen Way are stirring the airwaves today with their latest single "WaveWalker," featuring vocals by MercyMe frontman and singer-songwriter Bart Millard. After first being announced to fans on social media, the new single follows the band's previous fan and radio favorites, "Bulletproof," "Should've Been Me," "How Sweet The Sound" and "When I'm With You."