On Feb. 9, Zealand will release their full-length debut album 'Liberated,' the highly anticipated follow-up to 2015's 'Zealand Worship - The EP.' Zealand was founded by Grammy-nominated, Dove Award-winning frontman Phil Joel, formerly of Christian supergroup Newsboys where he was a member for twelve years.
This past Monday, Jan. 15, multiple-Grammy Award-winning gospel singer Edwin Hawkins died at his Pleasanton, Calif., home. He was 74 years old.
Steven Malcolm To Release New EP 'The Second City - Part 1’ On Jan. 26; Parts 2-4 Coming Later In 2018
On Jan. 26, Christian rapper Steven Malcolm will release 'The Second City - Part 1,' his second project for Word Records’ hip-hop label 4 Against 5 (IVAV). The EP is the first of four projects the Michigan-based rapper has planned for a 2018 release and features four new songs written or co-written by Malcolm.
Grammy-nominated artist Zach Williams' single "Old Church Choir" has set a new record for most weeks at No. 1 on Billboard's Christian Airplay chart for a song by a solo artist. The song has now spent over 20 weeks at No. 1, just edging out Brandon Heath's "Give Me Your Eyes," which previously held the record with 19 weeks at No. 1.
Last week, Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Chris Tomlin released the first single, "Resurrection Power" from an upcoming 2018 album. In a lengthy Facebook note on Monday, Tomlin also shared the story behind the new song.
Christian rapper Tedashii on Friday released his latest single, "Splash ft. 1K Phew," the follow up to his previous release "Messenger." "Splash" brings a timely message just in time for Martin Luther King Jr. Day that every person is here for a reason, to make a splash, to "make a mark that never leaves."
On Friday, renowned Christian artist Michael W. Smith released the third digital single, "Crashing Waves" from his upcoming album, 'A Million Lights.' The single follows the album's title track and the second single "Love Always Wins" which was released late last year.
Multiple Dove Award-winning singer-songwriter Jeremy Camp is preparing for the spring leg of his "The Answer Tour," continuing from last fall when it toured 25 different markets. The spring leg, which will make stops in 16 different locations kicks off in April and features special guest Micah Tyler.
Today, singer-songwriter Audrey Assad releases her third single, "Drawn to You," from her latest album Evergreen. It is a song she has written together with multiple Grammy-nominated and Dove Award-winning artist Matt Maher.
Tomorrow, Forerunner Music is releasing their new multi-artist album 'Fully Alive' and at BREATHEcast.com we've been excited to give it a listen and give you our first impressions in this review. Forerunner Music is the official record label of the night-and-day worship community at the International House of Prayer of Kansas City (IHOPKC).
Tina Boonstra Releases Music Video For ‘Prodigal’; Airs New Single ‘I Think I See You Now’ Out Friday
UK singer-songwriter Tina Boonstra last week released the music video for her first single, “Prodigal,” from her upcoming debut EP 'My Concrete Heart (will beat again)' which is slated for release Feb. 2. Earlier today, Boonstra also guested the UK’s Premier Christian Radio, presenting her latest single “I Think I See You Now,” which will be out this Friday.
With the 2018 60th Annual Grammy Awards around the corner, it's a good time to catch up on who is nominated for each respective category. Breathecast will narrow down specifically on nominees for the Gospel and Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) categories, which will be presented during the TV-broadcast awards show on CBS on Sunday, Jan. 28.
Multi-Stellar Award winner and Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter-producer, Anthony Brown & group therAPy will premiere the music video for their latest single "I Got That" this Wednesday, Jan. 10, at 11 a.m. ET.
Tasha Cobbs Leonard kicked off the new year with a debut performance on Good Morning America. The Motown Gospel recording artist performed her current radio single "I'm Getting Ready," to an overwhelming response and social media was abuzz with appreciation and excitement after Cobbs Leonard's powerful performance.
On Friday, seven-time Grammy winner TobyMac released is latest single "I just need U" [sic]. It is the multi-platinum selling artist's first new music since 2015 and the result of a collaboration with Bryan Fowler and Finding Favour's Blake NeeSmith.
Worship leader Corey Voss is releasing his debut full-length album 'Songs Of Heaven & Earth' on Jan. 26. The album is available for preorder today on iTunes and Google Play, as well as streaming on Spotify and Apple Music.
Minnesota-based River Valley Worship recently released their debut label single on BEC Worship, "World Needs Jesus." The single is the debut song from the group's upcoming full-length album 'Million Lifetimes,' slated for release on March 2.
Christian EDM (electronic dance music) group Capital Kings on Wednesday announced that the group will disband and focus on other ventures dear to their hearts. The group consisted of Capital Kings' founder Cole Walowac and Dylan Housewright, who replaced cofounder Jon White upon his departure in 2016.
Following up his 2016 hit album The River, Jordan Feliz returns on March 23 with his sophomore effort Future which will be available for preorder soon. The album's lead single "Witness" released last October, with the latest single "Faith" out this past December.
Within just a week following the release of his new studio album A Million Lights on Feb. 16, Michael W. Smith is planning to release his latest live worship album Surrounded on Feb. 23. The album was recorded in an intimate worship set at The Factory in Franklin, Tenn., on Nov. 2 last year.
A new multi-artist worship album, Fully Alive, from Forerunner Music, the record label of the International House of Prayer of Kansas City (IHOPKC), is due out on Jan. 12. The album features 15 new tracks written and features artists such as Jonas and Laura (Hackett) Park, Jaye Thomas, Jon Thurlow, and others.
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.