Known as the frontman for the internationally renowned, GMA Dove Award-winning South African rock band Tree63,John Ellis released his fourth solo album, Growing Silent, Oct. 20 through Africa-based Christian Art Media. An ASCAP Vanguard Award-winning songwriter, this is the first time Ellis has released an album of specifically all worship songs.
With an ongoing commitment-both onstage and off-to fight human trafficking, this year chart-topping rockers and modern-day abolitionists Remedy Drive have further increased their efforts to combat the sex slavery epidemic around the world.
Award-winning Christian hip hop/rap artist Young Saint has released his latest effort titled, 'Transition Live,' available now on all purchasing and streaming digital outlets including iTunes, Apple Music and Spotify.
Point of Grace is slated to appear this Monday, Nov. 20, on FOX News Channel's flagship morning show, "FOX & Friends." Making their debut on the program, Point of Grace will perform "O Come, All Ye Faithful" from their critically-lauded new LifeWay Worship release, Sing Noël.
Former Sanctus Real singer Matt Hammitt's awaited solo project was released Friday, helmed by Grammy winner Seth Mosley. The 10-track record tackles blind trust, faith and the difficulties of stepping out of a familiar and comfortable place to follow Jesus, who often calls us to do difficult things for our ultimate good.
Steven Curtis Chapman Releases 25th Anniversary Edition Of 'The Great Adventure;' Featuring New Recording
It was twenty-five years ago on Nov. 18, 1992, that Steven Curtis Chapman released 'The Great Adventure,' an award-winning album and single that would be a turning point in his career. In celebration of its 25th Anniversary, Chapman has recorded a brand new version of the title track, "The Great Adventure," along with MercyMe's Bart Millard.
"I Am Found," the just unveiled single from Brad + Rebekah's upcoming album, marks the husband-wife duo's first song from their upcoming full-length project. The new album, due out in early 2018, is the worship pair's first release since 2015 and their seventh album.
Netflix, the world's leading Internet entertainment service, will bring Messiah, an epic suspenseful drama exploring the lines among religion, faith, and politics, to its members around the globe in 2019.
Debuting solo artist Tina Boonstra is releasing her new single "Prodigal" today. The single is a cut from her upcoming EP 'My Concrete Heart (will beat again)' slated for release in early 2018. The songs are inspired by the biblical story of the prodigal son but, Boonstra says, "they're also my story and the stories of my friends."
Worship leader, recording artist, and vocal stylist Reta Watkins is thrilled to announce the release of her debut solo album, 'That Christmas Feeling,' hitting retail shelves today.
In his first full-length album since 2013, longtime International House of Prayer of Kansas City (IHOPKC) worship leader and songwriter Jon Thurlow addresses themes of redemption, trial and hope on 'Different Story' releasing today.
'MercyMe and Tenth Avenue North Live' Tour To Bring Award-Winning Lineup To 20+ Markets In Early 2018
Topping a celebrated year for MercyMe, the chart-toppers announced that they will be uniting with fellow GMA Dove Award winners Tenth Avenue North for the aptly titled "MercyMe and Tenth Avenue North Live" Tour at the start of next year. Over 20 markets along the East and Midwest are among the routing which will run February through April.
Casting Crowns has released new Christmas music this holiday season. The six-song EP 'It's Finally Christmas' is available now. With five original songs and one traditional track, Casting Crowns will usher listeners into the Christmas spirit that will take you on a journey of your faith through the filter of holiday music.
Chris Tomlin continues to bring the church together in unity and prayer with his 2018 "Worship Night In America" tour, kicking off April 5, 2018. Special guests include Kim Walker-Smith of Jesus Culture, Matt Maher, Christine D'Clario, Tauren Wells, and Pat Barrett. The tour will hit 24 markets across the US including Chicago, Indianapolis, Atlanta, Philadelphia, more.
An exclusive first-look teaser trailer is available now for the thrilling new film "Paul, Apostle of Christ," which brings to vivid life on screen the epic story of the man who went from persecutor of the church to its most powerful and important proponent.
Sara Groves gave us some unforgettable radio hits like "Less Like Scars" and "All Right Here." Fair enough; they were catchy and they make us want to sing along. But Groves has never really been tailored made for mass consumption.
As we approach Christmas, those of us who lead worship are in a scramble for songs and hymns that are appropriate to usher in the birth of the Christ-child. Instead of slothfully depending on the same old carols year in and out, here are some new worship songs that you may want to include in your worship set. Below is our top 5 favorites followed by our reasons why we have chosen them.
Multi-Platinum artist, best-selling author, and acclaimed actor Michael W. Smith is taking preorders beginning today for his A Million Lights album set to release Feb. 16. Two instant downloads, both "Love Always Wins" and the title track are available now from iTunes, with additional preorder options available from Amazon Music and other digital providers.
Acclaimed singer, songwriter, and author Audrey Assad releases today the second single from her third independent album and first new album of all new songs in four years, Evergreen. The song, "Wounded Healer," as well as first single, "Deliverer," are available now at iTunes, Amazon.com, Spotify and more digital outlets globally.
Last night, "Long Way Gone" by Charles Martin was awarded top honors for Book of the Year at the 2017 Christy Awards Gala, presented by The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) and hosted by author Karen Kingsbury, musician and writer Andrew Peterson, and award-winning author and radio host Chris Fabry.
Grammy and GMA Dove Award-winning singer/songwriter/author Mark Lowry and singer/songwriter/comedian and GMA Hall of Fame member and Dove Award nominee Andrew Greer have launched "Dinner Conversations with Mark Lowry and Andrew Greer," an all-new film series podcast, available today on YouTube, iTunes, Stitcher Radio, SoundCloud, and more.
Today, Toronto-based Manic Drive released 'Into The Wild,' their first album in three years. Since the release of their acclaimed previous album 'VIP,' the band has a multitude of achievements, including winning a Juno Award, topping the Billboard Radio Charts ten times, reaching millions of online listeners, and continuing an impressive touring schedule.
Zach Williams is debuting his first original Christmas song, "The Call Of Christmas," out now, and will be sharing the song, along with a few other holiday favorites, when he joins Tenth Avenue North on their Decade The Halls Christmas Tour.
Powerhouse vocalist MARi brings her own unique style to the holiday season with her new EP, 'Have Yourself a MARi Little Christmas,' available wherever digital music is sold on Nov. 10. Produced by David Mullen, Gregatron and Paul David, the bi-lingual 5-song EP features a fresh take on MARi's favorite Christmas classics.
Reta Watkins Unveils First Single 'Mary Did You Know' From Debut Solo Project, 'That Christmas Feeling’
Worship leader, recording artist and vocal stylist Reta Watkins has unveiled the first radio single from her debut solo project, 'That Christmas Feeling.' Her reimagined version of the beloved contemporary carol, "Mary Did You Know" goes for adds to Soft AC/INSP Christian radio formats in advance of the album's Nov. 17, 2017, release date.
With hits such as "Sweetly Broken," "Furious," "Breaking Through" and "This is Amazing Grace" to his writing credit, Jeremy Riddle is releasing More on Nov. 17. This marks his first album in seven years, and his first solo record with Bethel Music.
A 10 track collection of holiday tunes from seven-time Grammy winner TobyMac, 'Light Of Christmas,' is available on all digital music platforms and services today. The album includes the brand new track, "Can't Wait for Christmas" featuring Relient K, and last year's crazy fun and seasonal radio single "Bring On The Holidays."
Brenton Brown Releases Co-Writes With Chris Tomlin, Brian Johnson, Mac Powell, Matt Maher, Audrey Assad, More
Brenton Brown, one of the most prolific writers of modern worship, is intending to "put the joy" back in worship. Over the next several months, he will be releasing EDM-inspired songs one at a time about every four weeks with the song "Hosanna in the Deep" set to release Nov. 15, "You Will Not Fail Us" Dec. 15 and "Worth It All" Jan. 15.
Epic Records and Sony Pictures Animation's 'The Star: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack' is available now in stores and at all digital retailers. The album already claimed a spot in the Top 10 of the iTunes Top Soundtrack Albums Chart upon its release.
Staci Frenes releases the official music video this week for "Storms," from her latest album, "Unpathed Waters, Undreamed Shores." The song follows on the heels of some of the worst storms our nation has experienced and captures the poignant and difficult theme of hardship as a necessity for growth and transformation.
Named the "Most Influential Photographer on the Internet," celebrity photographer Jeremy Cowart is continuing his aim to raise awareness and financial support for hurricane survivors through "Resilient Light," a collection of Photoshop free portraits for charity documenting the strength of hurricane survivors.
Acclaimed award-winners The Walls Group deliver a compelling turn on their newest album 'The Other Side,' available everywhere today. Featuring the lead hit single "My Life," the two-time Stellar Award-winning group will also be releasing a new video for "My Life" soon.
Billboard No. 1 artist Bryan Popin releases his 3rd official single, "Step In The Name," from his best-selling album, 'I GOT OUT,' to digital and streaming outlets today.
Known as the frontman for the internationally renowned, GMA Dove Award-winning South African rock band Tree63, John Ellis released his fourth solo album, 'Growing Silent,' Oct. 20 through Africa-based Christian Art Media. An ASCAP Vanguard Award-winning songwriter, this is the first time Ellis has released an album of specifically all worship songs.
From the creators of "God's Not Dead" comes "Samson," an action-packed biblical epic starring Billy Zane, Golden Globe winner Rutger Hauer and Jackson Rathbone and premiering nationwide Feb. 16. Samson's journey of passion, betrayal, and redemption inspires audiences to realize that life's failures need not define their future.
In an aim to help the now 3.4 million displaced people in Iraq after fleeing the violence of ISIS and their war-torn villages, Bethel Music is partnering with Sean Feucht and The Burn 24-7's long-term "Light a Candle Project" on Nov. 4 for "Peace On Earth."
Horizon Music is looking to impact the worship genre with their debut album, 'VICTORY,' released on Oct. 13 via Maranatha! Music/Capitol Records. The high energy worship album was produced by Dave Lubben (Kutless, Hollyn) and Aaron Russell.
Lauren Daigle Nominated For Second American Music Award; 'Almost Human' On Blade Runner 2049 Soundtrack
Centricity Music is proud to announce that award-winning artist Lauren Daigle was nominated for an American Music Award. Nominated for Favorite Contemporary Inspirational Artist, this marks the second consecutive year Daigle has been recognized in the category.
Grammy-nominated rock band RED's sixth studio album, 'Gone' is available now everywhere. True to the band's discography, the new project continues RED's honest exploration of darker themes and deep human struggles, with epic musical soundscapes that are raw, melodic, intense and emotional, all at the same time.
Acclaimed singer/songwriter and family entertainer Randall Goodgame returns Oct. 20 with Sing the Bible Family Christmas. The sixth installment in his multi-Dove Award-nominated Slugs & Bugs series and the third Sing the Bible recording, the project was produced by Dove Award-winner Ben Shive.
Open Heaven, the worship ministry of Faith Life Church in Columbus, Ohio, is proud to release their new album Miracle Maker with DREAM Worship. The 12 song album, produced by Sean Cook and David Hanley, mixes powerful musical sonics with melodic vocals and a prophetic message for revival and hope.
Sing Noël, the highly-anticipated, new recording from Platinum-selling, Grammy-nominated Point of Grace, releases Oct. 20. Heralded for multiple classic Christmas recordings spanning a storied career, Sing Noël is Point of Grace's fifth seasonal set and their LifeWay Worship debut.
Jesus Culture worship leaders, Bryan & Katie Torwalt are excited to share their new 'Christmas' EP available today for the upcoming holiday season. The four-song EP features three classic Christmas songs along with a revisited song, "Emmanuel (God With Us Forever)," from their 2016 project 'Champion.'
Rend Collective has announced that the group's sixth studio album, Good News, is set to release in January, 2018. The first single from the anticipated project, "Rescuer (Good News)," has already been added by major stations including K-LOVE, Air1, WayFM, KSBJ and more, reaching an audience of over 2.8M weekly listeners.
Creative Soul Records recording artist, worship leader and cancer survivor Melinda McGlasson releases a new radio single today. "Trust Him," produced by Eric Copeland, is going for adds to Christian INSPO/Soft AC and Christian AC radio.