Singer-songwriter Josh Baldwin of Bethel Music on Friday released his new single "Stand In Your Love," following the song's debut performance at the annual "Heaven Come Conference" in Dallas. Written by Baldwin alongside Rita Springer, Mark Harris, and Ethan Hulse, the new track is "a song of hope, inspiring believers to stand on the foundation of God's love that breaks the shackles of fear and shame."
Author Patrice Gopo Releases New Book "All The Colors We Will See," Tackling Racial Justice, Immigration
Author and essayist Patrice Gopo on Tuesday released her new book, "All The Colors We Will See." The book delves into the current state of our culture that is grappling with the realities of racial injustice, an explosion of immigration issues, and invites readers to join her as she searches for her identity and encourages others to find what truly unites us.
Platinum-Selling Vocal Group Point Of Grace Inducted Into Oklahoma Music Hall Of Fame Alongside Smokie Norful, Dennis Jernigan
Platinum-selling contemporary Christian vocal group Point of Grace on July 28 was inducted into the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame, joining a distinguished list of world-class artists. The group was inducted alongside fellow Christian artists, Grammy-winning gospel vocalist and pianist Smokie Norful, and acclaimed singer-songwriter Dennis Jernigan, at a ceremony taking place at the Muskogee Civic Center in Muskogee, Okla.
Singer-Songwriter Leslie Woods Releasing New Single "Faithful To The End" On Aug. 31; Pre-Orders Available Now
Singer-songwriter and recording artist Leslie Woods is releasing her first new music in three years with the single, "Faithful to the End," releasing on Aug. 31 on INOV8 Music Group. The new song is going for adds today at Christian INSPO/Soft AC and Christian AC-formatted radio stations and is now available for pre-order on iTunes.
Elevation Worship Announces New Album 'Hallelujah Here Below' Releasing On Sept. 28; Tour Kicking Off On Oct. 12
Acclaimed Christian worship band Elevation Worship has announced the release of their upcoming live worship album, Hallelujah Here Below, on Sept. 28. The new 14-track project will be accompanied by the group's "Hallelujah Here Below" tour kicking off on Oct. 12 and concluding on Oct. 24.
Australian youth worship band Planetboom is announcing the release of their fourth new single this year, "LEMME TELLYA," on Aug. 10 via Venture3 Media. The new song is a declaration of the goodness and greatness of God, and will upon release be available for streaming and downloading everywhere.
Author Jeff Middleton Talks About His New Book 'The Treasured King: A Walk Through The Life Of King David'
Author and Bible teacher Jeff Middleton earlier this year released his new book, 'The Treasured King: A Walk Through the Life of King David' from Wyatt House Publishing. Recently, he shared a bit more about the book, which takes an in-depth look into the life of David and how Christians can learn from the late shepherd-turned-king about sin and grace in our own lives.
Last year's Christian film "The Case for Christ" from Pure Flix Entertainment was awarded the top prize at the ICVM Crown Movie Awards taking place during the annual ICVM Conference hosted by International Christian Visual Media, the association for Christian film and television. The movie was conferred the Gold Crown Award for Best Picture as well as Best Drama Over $250,000, and Best Evangelistic Film.
Worship music band The Church Vessel is releasing their new live worship album, 'The Outcome,' on Sept. 21 on Dream Records. The ten-track project is the follow-up to their 2017 album, Rekindle, and features lead vocals by band members and vocalists Levi Stermer, Michael Boggs, Sarah Brock, Tashanti Pitts, Kara Behmes, Jeanne Williams, and Cindy Stermer.
Husband-and-wife duo David & Nicole Binion on Friday released their new album, 'Dwell: A Live Worship Experience,' on Integrity Music. The 14-track album is described as an immersion in Spirit-sensitive, multi-cultural, and multi-generational worship and features a slew of stellar guest performances.
Acclaimed Singer-Songwriter John Chisum Leading Worship This Weekend At Billy Graham Training Center Seminar
Internationally acclaimed worship leader and songwriter John Chisum returning this weekend to The Cove in Asheville, N.C., to lead worship for the seminar, "How To Be Right Without Being Insufferable." The event takes place Aug. 3-5 and is led by popular author, seminary professor, and radio personality Steve Brown at the Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove.
Riley Clemmons Celebrates Self-Titled Debut Album Release Performing To Children From Local Children's Hospital
Singer-songwriter Riley Clemmons on Friday dropped her self-titled solo debut album, Riley Clemmons, on Capitol CMG. Her first full-length project features well-received songs like "Better For It," "Hold On," as well as her 2018 breakthrough debut single "Broken Prayers."
Phil Wickham's Latest Album 'Living Hope' Drops Today; Two Release Shows Planned For Tonight And Sunday
Singer-songwriter Phil Wickham's critically lauded latest album, 'Living Hope,' drops today, Aug. 3. The new 13-track project features Wickham's recent hit single and the album's title track, "Living Hope," which has already garnered support from over 40 radio stations, including K-LOVE, SiriusXM, JoyFM/St. Louis, Shine.fm/Chicago, and more.
Life.Church student worship band Switch is announcing that they have joined DREAM Records, joining a growing roster of new artists on the label. The band also announces that their latest single, "Lifeline," is also available everywhere now with streaming audio available at the end of this article.
Legendary Singer Russ Taff Announces Documentary "I Still Believe" Releasing This Fall, Chronicling Musical Career, Battle With Alcoholism
Legendary singer Russ Taff is announcing, "Russ Taff: I Still Believe," a heartfelt documentary produced by Fuseic Entertainment chronicling the artist's musical journey as well as his behind-the-scenes battle with alcoholism. The film is slated to premiere this fall in movie theaters across the country and is a story of hope, showcasing the vocal powerhouse's ultimate embrace of God's healing and restoration.
Author Darlene Brock To Release New Book On Aug. 21 'Raising Great Girls,' Offering Comfort, Resources For Mothers Raising Daughters
Author Darlene Brock has announced the release of her latest book 'Raising Great Girls: Help For Moms To Raise Confident, Capable Daughters (Perfection Not Required)' releasing on Aug. 21. The new book aims to be both a resource and comfort, helping to conquer the idea of raising great girls in today's age.
Dr. Deb Waterbury and Love Everlasting Ministries have announced that a documentary is currently in the works about the Reap What You Sew tailoring school established in Malawi in Africa. Dr. Waterbury recently attended the second graduation of the tailoring school which was also filmed as a part of the documentary, and during her visit, she also stopped by Mozambique where they are hoping to open a school in 2019.
NewSong Announces “Greatest Hits Live” Tour, Featuring Avalon, Nicole C. Mullen, Bob Carlisle, Rebecca St. James, Point Of Grace, More
Acclaimed Christian rock band NewSong is announcing the "Greatest Hits Live" tour, featuring some of Christian music's most loved artists of all time performing their classic songs of inspiration. In addition to NewSong, the lineup consists of legendary artists Point of Grace, Avalon, Nicole C. Mullen, Bob Carlisle, and Rebecca St. James.
St. Louis-based rock and worship band The Great Romance on Thursday independently released their latest single, "Stolen Me." The upbeat song is the follow-up to their single "Bigger Than The Odds," released earlier this year, and is produced by Allen Salmon, known for his work with Mute Math, Sanctus Real, and others, and is going for adds at Christian AC, Christian CHR/Hot AC-formatted radio outlets.
Debuting author Jarrett Stephens is gearing up to release his first book on Aug. 7, 'The Mountains Are Calling: Making The Climb For a Clearer View of God and Ourselves.' Following 18 years of service at one of the largest and most influential churches in the country, Prestonwood Baptist Church, including nine years as the teaching pastor, Stephens is now taking his biblical insights and teachings to Christians across America.
The world's largest faith-and-family television network, Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN), is announcing the launch of their new musical series, "Gospel Worship Experience," premiering at 8 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. CT on Thursday, Aug. 2, with guest performers Tasha Cobbs Leonard and Anthony Brown. The program is hosted by singer and actor, Javen, as well as Grammy-winning singer and producer, Tye Tribbett.
On Friday, hip-hop artist BrvndonP released his latest album, Better Late Than Never, on RPSMG. Produced by himself, the artist also enlisted the help of Yaahn Hunter Jr., along with an impressive list of guest appearances and cowrites, including fellow artists Mission, V. Rose, Derek Minor, and Eris Ford.
Acclaimed gospel artist Jekalyn Carr has released the second radio single, "It's Yours," from her Billboard No. 1 album, 'One Nation Under God,' which released earlier this year. New and active this week, the song is currently the No. 1 Most Added Song and the No. 2 Most Increased Song at Gospel radio.
TV Host, Recording Artist Chuckie Perez Signs With New Management For 'The Chuckie Perez Show,' Music
TV host and Christian singer-songwriter Chuckie Perez has signed a new management agreement with McLaughlin Music Group International. The multi-potentate announces that the company will handle all management for him and his "The Chuckie Perez Show," as well as handle all radio promotion and publicity for his music.
Worship music band New Wine Worship on Friday released their new live worship album, 'You Restore My Soul,' on Integrity Music. Born out of the New Wine church network in the United Kingdom, the new eleven-track album is meant not only as a resource within their own network but ideally also for the church at large.
Magician Justin Flom Announces Family-Friendly "Make Magic Share Joy" Tour In Partnership With Compassion International
Globally recognized magic powerhouse Justin Flom is partnering with Compassion International for a family friendly night of wonders, thrills, and excitement on the upcoming "Make Magic Share Joy" tour. The television and celebrity-lauded magician will be bringing a special night of up-close action alongside a personal sharing of how a bold step of faith changed everything.
New Gospel Album 'Elvis Presley - Where No One Stands Alone' Releasing On Aug. 10, Featuring Duet With Daughter Lisa Marie
On Friday, Aug. 10, RCA/Legacy Recordings will release 'Elvis Presley - Where No One Stands Alone,' a new Elvis album celebrating the late artist's everlasting love of gospel music. Produced by Joel Weinshanker, Elvis's daughter Lisa Marie Presley, and Andy Childs, the upcoming album introduces newly-recorded instrumentation and backing vocal contributions from music legends known to have performed on-stage and/or in the studio with Elvis.
Gospel singer Bryan Andrew Wilson is announcing his new EP, 'This Time,' releasing digitally on Aug. 3 with pre-orders available now. The new album features four new tracks, including the special title song remix "This Time (In The Cut Mix)."
Gospel artist Joshua Rogers is gaining traction at Gospel radio with his latest single, "Pour Your Oil," from his upcoming third album. The song is the lead single from the new album and jumped five places from No. 29 to No. 24 on Billboard's Gospel Airplay chart during its third week on the tally, increasing radio plays by 15%. In addition, the single gained an 88% increase with on-demand audio streams, according to Nielsen Music.
Award-winning recording artist, songwriter, filmmaker, and award-winning author Andrew Peterson is announcing the 19th Annual "Behold The Lamb Of God" tour, sponsored by International Justice Mission and The Rabbit Room. Since its inception in 2000, the Christmas tour has become a yearly tradition for families and churches across the nation who look forward to the holiday season, and the retelling of the Christmas story through song.
20-year-old gospel artist Koryn Hawthorne's debut full-length solo album, Unstoppable, which released on July 13, has sparked a string of No. 1s on the recent gospel charts. The album debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Gospel Album chart and garnered over 1.2 million streams in the first week of its release.
Michael W. Smith, TBN To Host Free Concert On Aug. 30: "Surrounded: A Night To Pray, Worship And Be Awakened"
Legendary Christian artist Michael W. Smith is partnering with TBN to present a free concert and worship event at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena on Thursday, Aug. 30, at 7 p.m. "Surrounded: A Night to Pray, Worship and Be Awakened" is free to the public and will begin with a time of prayer for the city of Nashville, its surrounding communities, and the nation, all led by pastors from the area.
Gospel Singer Earnest Pugh Releasing New Album 'The UnSung Hits Vol. 1' On Sept. 7, Featuring Overlooked Favorites
Gospel artist Earnest Pugh is announcing the release of his tenth career album, 'The UnSung Hits Vol. 1,' releasing on Sept. 7 on EPM Music Group. The new album is a collection of previously un-promoted recordings that were created over the course of the powerhouse vocalist's two-decades-long career.
Bishop Leonard Scott Releasing New Album 'Jesus Love Legacy' On Aug. 31 Following Easter Health Scare; Pre-Orders Available Now
Veteran praise and worship recording artist Bishop Leonard Scott is releasing his new album, 'Jesus Love Legacy,' on Aug. 31 on Tyscot Records with pre-orders available now. The new 12-track collection of songs is Scott's 14th project to date and is arguably one of his most cohesive and engaging efforts yet.
Demetrius West & Jesus Promoters Releasing Sophomore Album 'ChoirOlogy: The Study of Choir Music' On Aug. 10
Up-and-coming gospel artist Demetrius West & Jesus Promoters are releasing their sophomore project and label debut, 'ChoirOlogy: The Study of Choir Music,' on Kerry Douglas' label Black Smoke Music Worldwide on Aug. 10, with pre-orders available now. Pre-orders include an instant new grat track every week leading up to the release.
Singer-Songwriter Phil Wickham Receives Surprise RIAA Certified Platinum Plaque For His "This Is Amazing Grace"
Acclaimed singer-songwriter Phil Wickham this week was awarded an RIAA-certified platinum plaque for his landmark song, "This Is Amazing Grace," certifying one million single sales and streams. The plaque was presented Wickham by FairTrade Services and long-time management BrickHouse Entertainment while he was recording exclusive songs for the Spotify Singles program at Sound Stage Studios on Nashville's Music Row.
Hymn Writer Keith Getty Becomes First Christian Artist To Be Appointed Officer Of The Order Of The British Empire (OBE) By The Queen
Hymn writer and Christian artist Keith Getty earlier this month became the first individual artist in Christian contemporary music to be appointed Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Selected for his contribution to “Music and Modern Hymn Writing,” Keith attended the investiture with his wife and fellow hymnodist Kristyn Getty at a ceremony in Holyrood Palace, in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Gospel Artist, Pastor Travis Greene Announces Aug. 17-19 "Engage Culture Weekend" Featuring Host Of Activities, Concert, Special Guests
Gospel artist and pastor Travis Greene is presenting a power-packed weekend of entertainment, worship and community festivities with this year's "Engage Culture Weekend," taking place Aug. 17-19 in Columbia, S.C. The weekend aims to inspire a celebration of God's love and the culture today that reaches people beyond the church.
Pop artist and singer-songwriter Joel Vaughn's latest EP, 'Control, Vol. 1,' is out today on DREAM Records as the part one of a two-part EP series. The new five-song album is a representation of Vaughn's evolution as an artist, working with a wide spectrum of talented individuals co-producing and co-writing the songs.
Non-profit organization Franktown Open Hearts, located in Franklin, Tenn., recently held a "Christmas in July"-themed pre-launch announcing the upcoming Franktown Festival Of Lights, benefitting underserved youth in the community. This holiday season, middle Tennessee residents can tune their radios and listen to their favorite Christmas songs timed with the Franktown Festival Of Lights.
Southern California-based sibling pop group The Young Escape has released their latest single and music video, "Love Me Like You." Featuring nobigdyl., the new song is set to impact radio on Aug. 3, following up their previous song "neverfade," and their debut single, "Good Life."
Urban gospel group Run51 has partnered with DREAM Records for their upcoming debut album currently in the works. Last summer, the group released a music video for their song, "This Moment," which was produced by Jordan Sapp and Jeremy "JGreenChords."
Singer-songwriter Ryan Stevenson on Tuesday debuted a brand-new music video for his current single, "No Matter What," which can be viewed at the end of this article. The song is also the title track on his latest album, 'No Matter What,' which released earlier this year, where it features additional vocals by Bart Millard of MercyMe.
Gospel Legends BeBe & CeCe Winans Unveiled As Co-Honorees For Gospel Music Icon Award At 2018 Black Music Honors
Legendary gospel artists BeBe and CeCe Winans have been revealed as co-honorees for the Gospel Music Icon Award at the upcoming 2018 Black Music Honors, the annual two-hour television special that honors artist and musicians who have influenced and made significant contributions to American music. The television special is set to take place at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center on Aug. 16 in Nashville.
Singer-Songwriter Sarah Kroger To Release First Full-Length Album 'Bloom' This Fall, Produced By Audrey Assad
Singer-songwriter Sarah Kroger is announcing the release of her first full-length album, 'Bloom,' coming in the fall of 2018. The upcoming album is available for pre-order now on PledgeMusic and is produced by acclaimed Christian artist Audrey Assad.