Bethel Music recently released Starlight, the band's first full-length album recorded live on tour, which has earned the No. 1 spot on Billboard's Top Christian Albums Chart. The collective will begin the first trek of their "Worship Nights USA" Tour on April 18, with a second set of U.S. dates recently unveiled for the summer amidst worship nights throughout Europe.
Daywind Records is pleased to announce the addition of Gospel Music Hall of Fame member, Mark Lowry. In a video released on social media earlier today, Mark Lowry shared his excitement about his upcoming project, entitled What's Not To Love, and his new partnership with the award-winning record label.
DREAM Records is proud to release "Dimensions" by Chicago-area based pop group, We Are Leo today. "Dimensions" is the first showing of the group's follow up to their widely successful album, Fightback Soundtrack. Their new album titled, The Rush & The Roar will be released on May 26th.
Greater Vision will be introducing a new vocalist to their audiences, beginning this week. Jon Epley is joining the trio, and will perform his first concert with the group on Friday April 21, in Springfield, Missouri.
Sony/Provident's Essential Records has announced the signing of pop artist Branan Murphy as he releases his debut single "All The Wrong Things." The single features "The Voice" Season 8 finalist Koryn Hawthorne and is produced by Jordan Sapp.
Chonda Pierce, America's best-selling female comedian, returned to the Grand Ole Opry stage over the weekend in advance of her new film, "Chonda Pierce: Enough," hitting theaters across the country April 25 for one night.
The debut album from Black River Christian singer/songwriter Hannah Kerr, Overflow, is now available at retail and continues to be offered at digital music outlets. At the same time, Kerr's single "Radiate" hits No. 25 this week with 35 stations reporting airplay, including WAY-FM Network, KLTY/Dallas and KFSH/Los Angeles.
Once again ranking among the biggest first quarter tours in the world, the Winter Jam Tour Spectacular brought its blockbuster 2017 Eastern United States run to a close earlier this month. The tour landed at #4 on Pollstar's "1Q YTD Worldwide 2017 Ticket Sales Top 100 Tours" chart, ahead of tours by artists like Twenty One Pilots, Drake & Guns N' Roses.
Award-winning Hip Hop artist, Derek Minor, is still receiving a strong response to his four-week No. 1 song, "Change The World" (feat. Hollyn). The single continues to garner airplay and is Top 20 on Billboard's Hot AC/CHR chart.
Grammy winner Chris Tomlin's first annual Good Friday Nashville event made history this past weekend with nearly 15,000 in attendance making it the largest ticketed Christian concert in Bridgestone Arena history.
It was announced earlier this week that Centricity Music's Lauren Daigle has been nominated for three Billboard Music Awards: Top Christian Artist, Top Christian Album (How Can It Be) and Top Christian Song ("Trust In You").
Grammy and Stellar Award-winning artist Le'Andria introduces a dose of joyful sunshine with the release of the uplifting new single "Bigger Than Me," available at digital providers now and at radio beginning April 17th. Marking the lead single from her upcoming new album, Le'Andria also unveils several new visuals with the lyric video for "Bigger Than Me."
Award-winning beloved artist Martha Munizzi kicks off a new chapter, as the inspirational Grammy-nominated, Dove and Stellar Award-winner delivers a two-fold blessing of new music, with the release of dual digital singles "He Has Won" and "Fearless."
BEC Recordings' artist Matty Mullins has released a new lyric music video for his hit single "Unstoppable (feat. Jordan Feliz)." The video features Mullins and Feliz walking around some of downtown Nashville's most scenic attractions.
Grammy nominee Britt Nicole's latest music video, "Be The Change" recently premiered on Huffington Post. Having just wrapped up her time touring on Winter Jam 2017, with over 46 dates across the U.S. with shows averaging 8k-10k people a night, Nicole continues to connect with fans with the release of her new music video, "Be The Change."
Under the leadership of Grammy winning producer, Seth Mosley, Full Circle Music announces its signing of Swedish based musical collective, Connect Worship. Boasting over 20 No. 1 singles, with credits including Bethel Music, Newsboys, Matt Hammitt, and Jeremy Camp, Full Circle Music is excited to join forces with the Connect Worship.
Recently, the 2017 Absolutely Gospel Music Awards show announced via Facebook LIVE The Isaacs as winners of "Country Recording of the Year" and overall favorite gospel "Album of the Year" for Nature's Symphony In 432. Ben Isaac also took away the coveted award for "Producer of the Year."
Award winning guitarist, songwriter and author Stu Garrard (Stu G) is joined by six-time Grammy Award winning and Platinum-selling recording artist and philanthropist Amy Grant to tell remarkable true stories of mercy in The Beatitudes Project (#TheBeatitudesProject).
Multi-platinum selling band Skillet has garnered three nominations for the "2017 Billboard Music Awards," including nods for Top Christian Artist, Top Christian Album (Unleashed) and Top Christian Song ("Feel Invincible"). The honors add to their 2011 win and previous five nominations.
Covenant Worship’s Sand & Stars releases globally from Integrity Music.
MercyMe's LIFER earned debut placements across multiple charts, including No. 10 on the Billboard Top 200 and No. 1 on Billboard Christian Album Charts. Throughout the street week of the album, LIFER sat atop the iTunes Christian Chart, while hitting No. 2 on the overall iTunes and Amazon Music Charts.
Chris Tomlin’s Good Friday Nashville Event To Partner With Tennessee Kids Belong; Highlight TNFosters Campaign
Chris Tomlin’s Good Friday Nashville event taking place at Bridgestone Arena on Friday is partnering with and and donating net proceeds to Tennessee Kids Belong (TKB) and will highlight Tennesssee governor Bill Haslam;s TNFosters Campaign.
GRAMMY® award winning artist Mandisa's Out Of The Dark is now available for preorder with an instant download of the singles "I'm Still Here" and "Unfinished." The preorder of Out Of The Dark is available at iTunes, alongside the newly released exclusive presale bundles.
Essential Worship announces the debut release from Iron Bell Music. Titled God That Saves, the project from this Kentucky-based worship group will be available May 19.
Grammy Award-winning, classically-trained tenor David Phelps has just released an all-new studio recording entitled Hymnal, featuring all-new arrangements of some of the most revered songs in the church today. The recording debuted this week at #1 on the Southern Gospel chart and at #5 on the CCM chart according to Nielsen Soundscan.
Provident Music Group celebrates eight nominations announced this morning for the "2017 Billboard Music Awards" honoring this year's most successful artists. Provident Music Group's nominees include multiple nominees Kirk Franklin and Travis Greene, along with Casting Crowns and Zach Williams.
Tasha Cobbs has received two nominations for the upcoming 2017 Billboard Music Awards, the leading trade publication announced yesterday. Receiving honors for Top Gospel Album (One Place Live) and Top Gospel Song ("Put A Praise On It"), the Motown Gospel recording artist picks up her third and fourth nominations since the categories were added last year.
Multiple Grammy-nominated and Stellar Award-winning chart-topper James Fortune unveils a stirring new video for the rising hit radio single "I Forgive Me." Filmed in Atlanta and directed by Terrance Crowley, the new video for "I Forgive Me" debuted on Get Up! Mornings with Erica Campbell
Tamela Mann has garnered her first Billboard Music Award nomination for Top Gospel Artist. The awards show recognizes the hottest names in music today. Tamela is currently on the Mann's World Family Tour, co-headlining with husband, actor and comedian David Mann. The 25-city spring leg of the tour is making stops across the country.
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DREAM Records has released The Case For Christ: Songs Inspired By the Original Motion Picture the companion album to the film from Pure Flix which also released recently.
Multi-Artist Beautitudes Album Tracks By Hillsong UNITED, Matt Maher Availalbe For Immediate Download Via Preorder
Four songs from Beatitudes are available for immediate download with preorder of the album from iTunes, including the tracks "The View from Here" featuring Hillsong UNITED and "Oh Mercy" featuring Matt Maher with additional vocals by Audrey Assad. Amy Grant's, "Morning Light," along with John Mark McMillan's "Heaven Is Around Us," are also available.
Compassion Productions has announced its first annual summer concert series, Summer Lights 2017, featuring Grammy-nominated headliners MercyMe, along with fellow Grammy nominees Jeremy Camp and Natalie Grant. The summer tour, which also features worship artist Meredith Andrews and newcomer Jimi Cravity, is slated to hit eight major U.S. markets in July.
The Gospel Group, Kinsmen is excited to announce their first "Live" recording taking place June 9, 2017, at Fellowship Baptist Church in Chicago, Illinois.
Word Records' pop singer, up-and-comer Sarah Reeves, released her brand new single "Nowhere" across all major digital platform today. The entrancing, electro-pop track is the first song from her forthcoming Word Records debut album. With soaring vocals, the inspiring and danceable song was created after working her way out of an intensely trying phase of life and love.
Essential Records' I AM THEY has released a new single, "Crown Him," along with the lyric video featuring the new voice of Jon McConnell. This single is the follow-up to the band's 2015 self-titled debut that features the band's unique three-part vocal harmonies.
DREAM Worship is pleased to announce the release of Press by artist and worship leader, Garry Kean. Press, which is part worship part pop, the songs reflect the Sunday morning worship experience, but also songs about daily life-the struggles and victories-the highs and the lows-always resolving us toward the fact that we serve an amazing God who is able to redeem us.
New Gospel Artist, Lamont Sanders' hit radio single, "Forever Mercy" has not only received love from countless radio listeners, but has also encouraged thousands of viewers on his VEVO YouTube Channel.
This past weekend, Dove Award-winner Ellie Holcomb made her debut on the stage that she's dreamed of performing on her entire life, Nashville's famed Grand Ole Opry. Performing two songs from her current release Red Sea Road, she was introduced to the stage by long-time Opry members The Whites.
Daystar Worship, the worship ministry of Daystar Church, is pleased to announce the release of their new EP, Light Will Find on DREAM Worship. The four-song album, which was produced by Grammy Award winning producer, Glenn Tabor at Gat 3 Studios, is a powerful worship album designed to break into the deepest parts of your soul.
Colton Dixon's third studio album Identity continues to resonate among listeners, topping the Billboard Christian Albums chart this week. Making an impact at radio, "All That Matters," Dixon's lead single from Identity continues to climb the charts, reaching the No. 4 spot on the Hot AC chart and Top 15 on the National Audience chart.
MercyMe returns with LIFER, available worldwide now. MercyMe performed an album release show at New York City's iconic The Town Hall last week where the band was surprised with plaques honoring "Greater" receiving Gold certification in digital download sales and their latest single, "Even If," hitting No. 1 on the Christian singles track chart.
Gotee Records' Ryan Stevenson has released a new single, "The Gospel," which is the follow-up to Stevenson's No. 1 song "Eye of the Storm" and is available at all digital outlets. Stevenson took the task of writing a follow-up song to a hit seriously with prayer and meticulous songwriting with co-writers Bryan Fowler and Toby McKeehan.
Bilingual, multi-Platinum selling recording artist and actress Jaci Velasquez releases her first, full-length studio album in over five years today from Integrity Music. The highly-anticipated, critically acclaimed recording, both the English-language version, Trust, and Spanish-language Confío, is now available globally in over 160 nations.
Following two Grammy trophies for their chart-topping "Thy Will" and faith-based LOVE REMAINS, which debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Christian Album chart, Hillary Scott & The Scott Family deliver the illuminating follow-up "Still." Available at Christian radio now, the uplifting track rests in the reassurance that God is attentive to our hardships.