We Will Stand (Gaither Music Group/CCM United), which just released nationally on CD and DVD, claimed the No. 1 position this week on Billboard’s Music Video chart and on the Christian Music Video chart, according to Nielsen Soundscan. In addition, the We Will Stand audio recording landed at #10 on the contemporary Christian music chart.
At The iTunes Store And All Major Digital RetailersThe award winning inspirational music group J.J. Hairston & Youthful Praise has crafted an incredible new song of praise "Great and Mighty God" that goes on sale on digital platforms everywhere such as the iTunes Store on October 9th.
Seventh Day Slumber just released their new project EP REDLINE, and this sonic rock assault tackles issues pulled straight from the news headlines.
Swedish Christian rock band Blindside arrived in America today in advance of their first U.S. show in four years tomorrow.
Madonna's 'Rebel Heart Tour' is Stirring Up Controversy Amongst Christians for Blasphemous Lyrics & Pole Dancing on Cross [VIDEO]
Madonna is no stranger to Christian backlash but her recent pole dancing on a cross and blasphemous lyrics has some calling her down right "satanic".
'MercyMe, It's Christmas' Album Debuts One Day Early on Billboard; Features 'Joy' & 'Christmastime Again'
Christian band MercyMe debuted their new Christmas album one day early exclusively on Billboard to give people a chance to know what they are buying tomorrow.
Legendary artist Amy Grant is set to appear "Oprah's: Where Are They Now?" show on October 10 10:00p.m. EST on the OWN Network.
The GRAMMY-nominated band Building 429 released their new studio album, Unashamed, September 25 with Essential Records.
'Best of Sanctus Real' is Not Goodbye to Matt Hammitt, it's God Bless; Album Celebrates 20 Year Career [REVIEW]
After nearly 20 years with the band Sanctus Real, lead singer Matt Hammitt announced his departure this summer but not before releasing his swan song, Best of Sanctus Real.
Gotee Records' Capital Kings released their new album II, which peaked at No. 2 on the iTunes Dance album chart in the United States and topped the chart in Central America countries. The album had also just produced the duo's second single in a row to reach No. 1 at Hot AC/CHR radio. The hit single "Into Your Arms" follows the top single "Fireblazin." This is the group's third single including their involvement on Royal Tailor's "Ready. Set. Go." (feat. Capital Kings).
Pastor Rich Wilkerson Jr. & Wife Announce Reality Show; Friends of Kim & Kanye West Look to Change Negative Views of Faith [TRAILER]
Oxygen's new docu-series 'Rich In Faith' featuring popular Pastors Rich and DawnCheré Wilkerson premieres Wednesday, December 2 at 10PM ET/PT.
David Crowder's "Lift Your Head Weary Sinner (Chains)" music video has made its debut on Billboard. The awesome video was shot by drones, and features a festival atmosphere, complete with lasers, neon and banjos.
Hershey's Kisses Inspire New Yorkers to Share Acts of Kindness With 'Show You Care' Campaign; Parachutes With Messages Drop in Central Park [SEE HERE]
YESTERDAY, Tuesday, October 6, Rainn Wilson's SoulPancake (the creative minds behind Kid President and Kitten Therapy) partnered with Hershey's Kisses chocolate to surprise New York residents by floating #ShowYouCare parachutes over Central Park.
John Lennon Songwriting Contest Winner Hannah Schaefer Says She Feels the Call to Become a Christian Artist [VIDEO]
Hannah Schaefer is a pop singer and songwriter from Columbia City, Indiana and after being crowned winner in the gospel category of the John Lennon's songwriting contest, she discovered what she was to do with her talents.
Legendary Christian artist Carman Licciardello is rasing money for his new project The History of Worship Part 1 on GoFundMe and is looking to raise $200,000.
Word-For-Word Adaptation of the Gospel of John Now Available on DVD; an Inside Look into the Telling Story of Jesus Christ [VIDEO]
A truly unique production as the first-ever word-for-word unedited adaptation of The Gospel of John as recorded in the New Testament arrives on DVD (plus Digital), Digital HD and On Demand now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment.
MercyMe's Bart Millard Partners with Grand Canyon University to Develop Young Christian Artists on Campus
MercyMe's Bart Millard and Grand Canyon University debuted a new state-of-the-art recording studio on the GCU campus that will serve as a tool in helping young Christian music talent hone their skills as artists.
Rawsrvnt Debuts 'All of the Lights' Spoken Word Music Video Ahead of 'Game Changer' Release [WATCH HERE]
Christian artist Rawsrvnt just released a music video for his new spoken word song "All of the Lights" off his upcoming album Game Changer, to release Friday.
Singer/songwriter and comedian Mark Lowry just recorded new album How We Love (Spring Hill Music Group), an all-new, 11-song collection scheduled to hit the streets on October 9th.
Bestselling Author, Pastor Mark Batterson Releases 'IF'; a Book About Trading Your 'If Only' Regrets for God's 'What If' Possibilities [SEE HERE]
New York Times Bestselling Author, Pastor Mark Batterson offers readers new possibilities in his latest book, "If: Trading Your If Only Regrets for God's What If Possibilities" (Baker Books/Oct. 6, 2015) available today.
Christian worship band Rend Collective were on "FOX & Friends" this morning to perform a few songs and proclaim the name of Jesus.
Dove Awards 2015 Performers & Presenters: Building 429, Lincoln Brewster, Chonda Pierce, & More Added to the Event
The GMA announced more performers and presenters for the 46th Annual GMA Dove Awards.
It seems that Christian rock music comes in waves of every 5 to 10 years when a group of bands sweep onto the scene and dominate music. In the late 90s early 2000s it was P.O.D., Project 86, Blindside, and others. The mid 2000s saw Underoath, Haste the Day, As Cities Burn, and a slew of other hardcore bands. The late 2000s and early teens had more alternative groups such as RED, Skillet, and Flyleaf. So who is in the new class that will take Christian rock into the next few years?
Christians Disagree on Aftermath of Oregon Shooting; Gov. Ramsey Says Get Guns, Rev. Schenck Says That's 'Not The Answer' [SEE HERE]
In a Facebook post last Friday, Tenn. Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey responded to the mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon by saying that "fellow Christians" should consider getting a handgun carry permit to protect themselves. Ramsey provided a link on how to obtain a handgun permit at the end of his posting. That post was met with opposition by Rev. Rob Schenck, the president of the National Clergy Council and chairman of the Evangelical Church Alliance, who is a minister to top government officials in Washington. He says more guns is not the answer.
Chick-Fil-A NYC Draws 1000's; Christian Company has Lines Wrapped Around the Block During Grand Opening Week [PHOTOS]
How busy can a fast food restaurant get during lunchtime in NYC? BREATHEcast decided to take a stroll over to the brand new Chick-Fil-A on 37th st and 6th ave in New York City to find out.
Soulful, spiritual and amazing are just a few of the adjectives fans of social media singing sensation Bri use to describe the Louisiana native's riveting YouTube and Instagram performances. This past Monday, before an invitation-only audience of friends, family and music industry tastemakers, she recorded her first album - a powerful live session - at the legendary Doppler Studios in Atlanta, Georgia.
'Wake the Bride' Says We Are Closer to Christ's Return; Book Walks Reader Through Revelation, The Rapture & Romance [SEE HERE]
The prophecies in Revelation, though earthshaking and apocalyptic, also give great comfort and peace in uncertain times. Knowing that God Himself is orchestrating history brings calm in the midst of a gathering global storm.
Francesca Battistelli's 'Christmas Tour' Kicks Off for Third Straight Year in December with Shaun Groves & Tim Timmons
Christian artist Francesca Battistelli just announced the dates for her upcoming annual Christmas tour.
Christian emcee Derek Minor just released his new single "No Quit" last week, and the rapper is urging people not to give up.
Aaron Gillespie's Acoustic Fall/Winter Tour will Include Songs From Underoath & The Almost and Feature Special Guests
Christian artist Aaron Gillespie just announced a solo headlining fall into winter tour where he'll be pleasing fans by playing songs from both Underoath and The Almost.
Christian Stars React to Umpqua Oregon Shooting: 'There Were Brave Ones ... They Loved Christ More Than Life' [SEE POST]
Thousands across America are mourning the loss of the victims in the horrific Umpqua Community College shooting in Oregon. It has now been widely reported that the shooter asked the victims if they were Christian and anyone who said yes was shot dead. Christian stars took to social media to express their thoughts on the tragedy. See below:
Natalie Grant's 'Be One' Releases in November; New Album Features Her Daughters & a More 'Personal Perspective'
Popular Christian singer Natalie Grant announced her new record Be One will be arriving on November 13, and the title track is last week's highest debuting digital single on the Billboard Christian Digital Chart and most added single on Christian Radio.
Canon Releases 'Grateful' Music Video Documents His Near Death & Shows Clips of Tough Recovery [WATCH HERE]
Christian rapper Canon has been on an incredible journey of recovery after a near fatal fall almost took his life, and now he has just released a music video for "Grateful" that documents the whole thing.
In partnership with Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) K-LOVE will send 40 nutritious MannaPack™ rice meals for every EZ $40 gift given during K-LOVE’s Fall pledge drive from October 6-16, 2015. More than 700,000 meals will be provided through this effort.
Worship leader Ricardo Sanchez released his new album Grand Symphony today marking his debut on Difference Media.
Actor & Evangelist Kirk Cameron Embarks on Family Action Book; 'Kill the Dragon, Get The Girl' Releases Full Theatrical Trailer [VIDEO]
In partnership with Canon Press, actor Kirk Cameron presents a new book titled 'Kill the Dragon, Get the Girl'.
TobyMac Honored as One of Nashville Lifestyle Magazine's 25 Most Beautiful People; 'This is Not a Test' Tour Begins Tonight
Legendary Christian artist TobyMac was honored as one of the Nashville Lifestyles 25 Most Beautiful People of 2015.
New Episode of 'Last Hope With Troy Dunn' Helps Bring Redemption to Family Torn Apart by Their Dad's Wild Past [EXCLUSIVE CLIP]
Check out this BREATHEcast sneak peek into episode #104 of the UP Original Series 'Last Hope With Troy Dunn' titled "The Third Side."
Blessed Assurance Fanny Crosby Hymns Album Features Darlene Zschech, Michael W. Smith, Matt Redman, & More
The incomparable Fanny Crosby's gift to the Church shines anew in Blessed Assurance: The New Hymns Of Fanny Crosby releasing globally Oct. 9 from Integrity Music.
Award-winning vocalist Michael O'Brien is paying homage to classic hymns with his eighth studio recording, Psalms, Hymns & Spiritual Songs.
Contemporary Christian crooner/pianist Caleb Collins is releasing a holiday album simply entitled "Christmas" (Caleb Collins Music) on October 2nd.
BREATHEcast was given the wonderful opportunity to premiere the lyric video for singer/songwriter and worship leader John Tibbs' "Dead Man Walking" off his EP of the same name.
Capital Kings Release Upbeat Sophomore Album 'II' Oct 2; Duo Host Live Album Streaming Event Tonight [SEE HERE]
Gotee Records' Capital Kings will release their anticipated sophomore full-length album, II, tomorrow at all digital outlets. The digital release of II will feature two bonus tracks plus the original version of the No. 1 single "Fireblazin." Click here to purchase the album at iTunes or Amazon.
Hootie & the Blowfish Drummer Jim Sonefeld Overcomes Past Demons and Substance Abuse with 'Love' [INTERVIEW]
Jim Sonefeld is most known for his work as the drummer of Hootie & the Blowfish. However, what some music fans don't know is that he is also quite an accomplished solo artist who recently released a Christian project called Love. Sonefeld took some time out to answer questions for BREATHEcast, and shared some intimate details about letting go of his demons and living his faith 24/7.
Bear Hug Band Set to Release Inspirational Children's Album 'Who's Got Their Armor On?' Oct 2 [VIDEO]
The goofy quintet of musicians and singers known as Bear Hug Band is releasing a new album for children on October 2nd titled Who’s Got Their Armor On? This is the third release from the band but first release partnered with Super Big Robot, a Christian music label for younger audiences and their families.