Acclaimed Christian band Hawk Nelson last week debuted a breathtaking new music video for their song "Parachute," via FreeCCM.com in support of the upcoming single. The video was filmed by the band's frontman Jon Steingard at the White Sands National Monument in New Mexico in the United States and was shot entirely on an iPhone.
Acclaimed Australian praise and worship band Planetshakers have announced the release of their latest holiday EP, 'Christmas Vol. 2,' on Nov. 23 via Venture3Media. The second Christmas release from Planetshakers features urban pop-infused recordings of the classics "O Come All Ye Faithful" and "The First Noel," as well as a worshipful soundscape on "O Holy Night."
Three-time Grammy Award-winning artist Michael W. Smith has announced the dates for his popular Christmas tour this holiday season. With multiple sellout crowds expected, the tour kicks off in Dallas on Nov. 28 and will make stops in 18 major markets across the United States, including Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Tennessee, and Ohio.
Grammy-winning and multiple platinum-selling band Casting Crowns today released their latest studio album, Only Jesus, via Provident Label Group. With the new twelve-track album, the band hopes to take the spotlight off of themselves and point instead to Jesus, the "only name to remember."
Worship leaders and husband-and-wife duo Bryan & Katie Torwalt today released their new five-song EP, Praise Before My Breakthrough, via Jesus Culture Music and Capitol Christian Music Group. The new album is a collection of songs that the couple hope ministers to hearts in every season of life, carrying the hope and love of God while sharing moments of struggle that are relatable to all.
Heisman Trophy-winner, national champion, NFL veteran, and professional baseball player Tim Tebow can now add filmmaking to his impressive list of accomplishments. Together with his older brother Robby, they are producing the new feature film "Run The Race." Directed by Chris Dowling, the film tells the inspiring, fictional story of two high school athlete brothers who see their relationship tested as they seek different paths out of their troubled lives.
Darlene Zschech's New Book 'The Golden Thread' Chronicles Her Battle With Cancer; New Christmas Album Out Now
Renowned worship leader and cancer survivor Darlene Zschech has announced the release of her highly-anticipated new book "The Golden Thread: Experiencing God's Presence in Every Season of Life," available now. Featuring a foreword by Joyce Meyer, the title chronicles Zschech's 2013 battle with cancer and how maintaining a posture of worship before the Lord brought her peace in the midst of the storm.
Multi-platinum selling and Grammy Award-winning band Casting Crowns on Monday announced their 2019 "Only Jesus Tour," coming in support of their new studio album, 'Only Jesus,' out this Friday, Nov. 16. Aside from the headlining Casting Crowns, the tour also features fellow Grammy-winner Zach Williams as well as Austin French.
Travis Greene Releases Music Video For "Love Will Always Win" Ahead Of Next Year's "See The Light Tour"
Multiple Grammy-nominated gospel artist and songwriter Travis Greene continues to spread the message of love to encourage listeners everywhere with the release of the music video for his song "Love Will Always Win." The chart-topping artist has also announced his upcoming "See The Light Tour" launching on Valentine's Day next year.
New gospel artist Rodney Douglas, Jr. on Thursday independently released his debut EP, 'How I Made It.' The EP is the first new music from the St. Louis-native since his 2014 debut single "All The Glory," and during that time he has been busy writing songs and perfecting his talents.
The Afters Releases Greatest Hits Collection 'The Beginning And Everything After,' Featuring Two New Songs "Well Done" And "Fear No More"
Acclaimed Christian four-piece band The Afters on Friday last week released their new greatest hits collection, 'The Beginning and Everything After,' via Fair Trade Services. Featuring twelve songs in all, the album celebrates past triumphs, including chart-topping singles, TV placements, an MTVU Award, GMA Dove Awards, and other accolades, alongside two new offerings "Well Done," and "Fear No More."
Crowder Releases Music Video For His Single "Red Letters" From Upcoming Studio Album "I Know A Ghost" Releasing Nov. 9
Three-time Grammy Award-nominated singer-songwriter Crowder last Friday released an emotional new music video for his song, "Red Letters," the first single off of his upcoming album, I Know A Ghost, releasing this Friday, Nov. 9. In addition to the new music video, Crowder also released a brand-new track, the gospel-infused song "Let It Rain (Is There Anybody) (feat. Mandisa)."
Worship music collective River Valley Worship has announced the release of their upcoming EP, 'Million Lifetimes Deconstructed,' releasing on BEC Recordings on Nov. 16. The new project includes two new songs and revisits several songs from their previous full-length album, 'Million Lifetimes,' released last year.
Singer-songwriter Sean Feucht on Friday released his latest live worship album, Wild, on Bethel Music. Recorded live at Bethel Church, the new eleven-track project expands on Jesus as the "Wild One," where Feucht unpacks a life of "radical obedience and holy boldness."
Acclaimed Christian singer-songwriter Francesca Battistelli recently released her anticipated new studio album, Own It, on Curb/Word Entertainment. In the making for two and a half years, the new project is the follow-up to her Grammy-nominated album, If We're Honest, which among other featured the Grammy-winning song, "Holy Spirit."
Singer-songwriter Brian Ortize has announced the release of his new EP, 'Open the Windows,' releasing to all digital outlets on Nov. 2 via BEC Recordings. The five-track album in many regards heralds a new beginning for Ortize, who a few years ago relocated with his family to Nashville, Tenn., forming many new writing and co-writing relationships along the way, eventually resulting in the songs on the upcoming EP.
Christian singer-songwriter Chris Tomlin today released his latest studio album, 'Holy Roar,' via Rivermusic and Capitol Christian Music Group. The new twelve-track album is the follow-up to his 2016 'Never Lose Sight' and features singles like "Nobody Loves Me Like You," "Resurrection Power," and "Is He Worthy?" and includes guest performances by Nicole Serrano and Pat Barrett.
Latina Singer Anna Ly Releases English Debut Single "This Isn't Where It Ends," Spanish Version "Este No Es El Final"
Latina singer Anna Ly on Friday released her new single, "This Isn't Where It Ends," in partnership with Full Circle Music. Written by Madeline McDonald, Tyson & Messah Kuteyi, and Mia Fieldes and available in both Spanish and English, the song came to Ly during a time of struggle for the artist.
Indianapolis native Devon Golder has teamed up with Grammy Award-winning and multi-Platinum selling artist Wyclef Jean, formerly of The Fugees, for the new music video and single, “I Talk to God.” Having previously co-written or produced songs recorded by the likes of Missy Elliot, Shakira, Lil Kim, Cassidy, Lyfe Jennings, Danity Kane, and even pop music legend Paul Simon, “I Talk to God” marks new musical territory for Golder.
Bestselling Authors Angie Smith, Danielle Walker, Annie F. Downs Invite To Night Of Friends, Food, And Faith On "Come To The Table Tour"
Bestselling authors and longtime girlfriends Angie Smith, Danielle Walker, and Annie F. Downs are converging for a night of friends, food, and faith with the 2019 "Come To The Table Tour." Presented by Compassion LIVE, the tour will provide a unique night of nourishment for women of all stages and will be an eight-date run across the south in March and April,
Singer-songwriter Mark Schultz has announced the release of his first-ever, full-length Christmas album, aptly titled 'Christmas,' releasing via Lucid Artist this Friday, Oct. 26. Featuring production work by such award-winning producers as Chris Bevins, Brown Bannister, Bryan Lenox, and Bernie Herms, the new ten-track album will be available on CD exclusively at LifeWay Christian Stores and is now available for pre-order at iTunes.
Gospel artist Calvin Simon earlier this month independently released his latest album, 'I Believe.' Recorded in Detroit, Mich., the songs on the new ten-track project were written and co-written by Simon, including the album's title track and current single, "I Believe" which is currently garnering adds at radio.
Singer-Songwriter Michael Farren Releases Debut Solo Album 'Fighting For Us,' Emerging From Darkest Season Of His Life
Singer-songwriter Michael Farren earlier this month released his much-anticipated debut solo album, Fighting For Us, on Integrity Music. Produced by fellow songwriter Hank Bentley, Farren's first full-length studio project delivers eleven songs woven around themes of belonging and identity, including the title track, "Fighting For Us," of which Farren says , "I've never needed a song more."
Singer-songwriter Lauren Béa is independently releasing her debut album, 'Wildflower,' on Friday, Oct. 26. Produced by Otto Price in Nashville, Tenn., Béa co-wrote all eleven songs on the record together with Price and Krissy Nordhoff.
Gospel Singer Tommye Young-West Returns From 10-Year Hiatus With New Album 'The Return Of Tommye Young-West'
Gospel artist Tommye Young-West has returned to the recording studio and recently released her first new music following a ten-year hiatus. Aptly titled, 'The Return of Tommye Young-West,' the new album released in August via Darrell King's Rock Daniel Records.
New Documentary Commemorating The Life Of "America's Pastor," Evangelist Billy Graham Releasing On Nov. 6
A brand-new documentary commemorating the life and impact of the world-renowned preacher and evangelist Billy Graham, 'BILLY GRAHAM: An Extraordinary Journey,' is releasing to DVD and digital HD on Nov. 6. Graham passed away earlier this year at age 99 and was laid in honor at the United States Capitol rotunda in Washington, D.C., where Graham was praise in a eulogy as "America's pastor."
Grammy Award-winning, alternative rock band Switchfoot has announced the North American leg of their upcoming "The Native Tongue Tour," which comes hot on the heels of the band's Native Tongue album release on Jan. 11, 2019. The 40-city tour kicks off in Asheville, N.C., on Feb. 14, 2019, and concludes in Vancouver, Canada, on Apr. 13, and the band is joined by supporting artists Colony House and Tyson Motsenbocker.
Following Dove Award Win, Performance, Anthony Brown & Group Therapy Releases New Single "I Got That (Remix)"
Grammy Award-nominated and Dove Award-winning artist Anthony Brown & group therAPy on Monday released as the latest single, "I Got That (remix)," featuring up-and-coming rapper 1K Phew. The artist debuted the remix of the chart-topping song in an outstanding performance at the GMA Dove Awards which was broadcast last night on TBN.
On Heels Of Album Release, Hip-Hop Artist Flame Teams Up With Bizzle, Dee-1 For Upcoming "For The People" Tour
Christian hip-hop artist Flame today announced his upcoming "For The People" tour kicking off next week in St. Louis, Mo., Kansas City, Mo., and Louisville, Ky., with more dates to follow. Billed as featuring "no gimmicks, no tricks, no politics" and "bringing the truth straight to the people," Flame has teamed up with Bizzle and Dee-1 to present a clear message of hope and truth.
Christian recording artist Christon Gray on Friday released his latest album, 'Clear The Heir,' on Fo Yo Soul and Essential Sound. The new eleven-track album is the acclaimed rapper, singer and producer's fourth solo album and features the ferocity of sparkling wordplay, potent anthems, and personal tales that Gray is known for, according to a press release.
Singer-songwriter Plumb on Friday released her latest single, "Crazy About You," a new radio edit of the fan-favorite via a partnership with Centricity Records. The song is the second cut from her recently released album, 'Beautifully Broken,' and will be followed in the coming weeks with a new concept music video and multi-format radio promotion.
Classically-trained tenor David Phelps celebrated Christmas early this year in front of a live audience on his family farm as he recorded an all-new DVD and live album recording titled, It Must Be Christmas, releasing today via Gaither Music Group. The new album and DVD finds Phelps adding all-new arrangements of classic holiday favorites, as well as original songs, to his 20-year repertoire of Christmas songs.
'The Things We've Been Afraid To Say': New EP From Tenth Avenue North Opens Conversation On Sensitive Topics
Looking to get the conversations started, Christian band Tenth Avenue North on Friday released their latest EP, 'The Things We’ve Been Afraid To Say,' on Provident Label Group. The new six-track album marks a bold step for the band, releasing a topical EP that touches on controversial subjects in a move to encourage others to find the courage to speak up about things they have been afraid to say.
On Tuesday, the 49th Annual GMA Dove Awards was held in Nashville, honoring artists, producers, and songwriters across 40 nomination categories with one of the most prestigious awards in Christian music. While no single artist dominated the show in 2018, the biggest winner was arguably Cory Asbury with his single and album "Reckless Love."
Newsboys United To Headline 2019 Winter Jam Tour, Featuring Danny Gokey, Mandisa, Rend Collective, LEDGER, Hollyn, And More
The largest annual Christian music tour in the United States, "The Winter Jam Tour Spectacular," has announced its artist lineup and tour dates for early 2019. In a history-making first for the tour, the upcoming Winter Jam will be presented on a 360° "in the round" center stage, showcasing a diverse lineup helmed by supergroup Newsboys United.
On Heels Of "Glimpse" Single Release, Hannah Kerr Announces New Holiday Album 'Christmas Eve In Bethlehem'
Singer-songwriter Hannah Kerr on Monday announced the release of her sophomore Christmas album, 'Christmas Eve In Bethlehem,' releasing on Oct. 19 The ten-track project is produced by Mark Miller and features many holiday favorites, along with two original songs co-written by Kerr, "Emmanuel," which she wrote with Andy Gullahorn and Jill Phillips, as well as the title track, co-written with Jason Early.
The Great Romance frontman and lead singer Matt Vollmar is being credited along with two other pastors for the rescue of a woman from her burning home in the St. Louis suburb of Belleville, Ill.
Sidewalk Prophets Announces Inaugural "Great Big Family Christmas Tour," To Feature Live Orchestra, Holiday Classics
Contemporary Christian music band Sidewalk Prophets on Monday announced their 1st Annual "Great Big Family Christmas Tour" for the upcoming holiday season. The tour will run throughout December, and the band hopes that this inaugural event will offer many Christmas memories for all attendees and become a tradition for years to come.
Acclaimed guitarist, saxophonist and vocalist Michael Battista on Monday announced his new single, "Who Will You Serve," going for adds at Christian CHR/Hot AC and Christian AC radio outlets. The song is a cut from Battista's latest album, titled, 'After All These Years.'
Gospel recording artist Joshua Rogers has released his long-awaited third album, 'Returning,' on Mixed Bag Music. The new 14-track album from the 24-year-old Greelyville, South Carolina-native features songs such as "Pour Your Oil," "Don't Leave Me," and "The Daryl Coley Medley."
Atlanta-Rapper J. Monty Releases New Music Video For "Seven Nights;" On Tour With Derek Minor, Canon
Atlanta-based rapper and recording artist J. Monty on Friday released the official music video for his first single, "Seven Nights," which released last month on Essential Sound and can be viewed at the end of this article. "Seven Nights," which was co-written by Monty and Ki'shon Furlow, emphasizes the importance of finding the silver lining in the midst of the grind.
Artist Manager And Restore Haiti Founder Philip Peters Honored With Anderson University's Distinguished Young Alumni Award
Philip Peters of True Artist Management and founder of the non-profit Restore Haiti (Hope Restored), as well as a 2002 graduate of Anderson University, was recently honored with the school's Distinguished Young Alumni Award. The distinction comes after nearly two decades in the music industry alongside his development of Restore Haiti, an organization that feeds, educates and provides medical care for over 1,000 students in the country of Haiti.
Internationally acclaimed recording artist and classically trained violinist Jean Watson on Thursday announced the release of her new album, 'Sacred,' releasing on Oct. 19 from Truthfulmusic Productions and Elevate Entertainment.
Hip-hop artist and award-winning producer GAWVI has been teasing fans with the release of new music all year, and on Friday he released his latest single, "With You," from the upcoming album, 'Panorama,' releasing on Oct. 19 on Reach Records. The 17-track sophomore album is available for pre-order now, and includes "With You" as an immediate download.
Husband-Wife Country Duo Jed & Claire Seneca Announces Oct. 26 Releases Of New Album 'Carry You Through'
Husband-and-wife country duo Jed & Claire Seneca have announced the release of their highly anticipated new album, 'Carry You Through,' releasing on Oct. 26 on Frethouse Records. Produced by Jed, the new eleven-track collection is marked by the common themes of faith, marriage and family, and holding onto hope in the midst of life's challenges.