Renowned gospel artist Tye Tribbett is scheduled to have a "Hate Won't Win" concert in Columbia, SC tomorrow (July 23) when he saw on the news that the KKK would be protesting in the city.
Nashville: It's been known to be a music mecca for decades, with musicians drawn from all over the United States to come and be a part of the same energy that inspired Johnny Cash and Dolly Parton. However, even some of Christian music's biggest fans don't know just how essential the city is to the Christian music industry. Nashville is home to some of the biggest personalities in Christian music, as well as the place where many of the most influential music labels are headquartered. What exactly is it about Nashville that is such a draw for Christian musicians?
Crystal Lewis Just Wants Us to 'Love Each Other'; Talks Upcoming Tour and Slow Montana Living [INTERVIEW 2]
Christian contemporary pioneer Crystal Lewis spoke to BREATHEcast about crowd funding her new album, the sometimes slow paced living of Montana, and a possible upcoming tour. With her new album coming in September, the singer just wants us to 'Love Each Other'.
Inside Look At How 'Bringing Up Bates' Parents Home School Their 19 Kids in Episode 208 [EXCLUSIVE CLIP]
The 'Bringing Up Bates' series is back with all-new episodes exclusively on UP and in this BREATHEcast exclusive sneak peek we are given a glimpse into Erin's pregnancy and Michaella's wedding planning complications in episode 208.
Kim & Kanye's Pastor Rich Wilkerson Jr Debuts New Book 'Sandcastle Kings'; A Step by Step Journey For The Spiritually Bankrupt [SEE HERE]
Known around the world as the pastor who performed the wedding ceremony for Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, Rich Wilkerson Jr. explains why all the material success in the world won't make you happy or fill the void in your heart through his debut book.
'God’s Not Dead 2' Set to Feature Actress Melissa Joan Hart Along with Millennial Tour Artists Spencer Kane, Love Collide & More [SEE HERE]
The Millennial Tour 2015 is connecting with Christian audiences as it features several artists with high-energy performances. At the same time, select artists with The Millennial Tour 2015 are filming featured roles for the "God's Not Dead 2" movie.
DC Talk Reunion Sparked with 20 Year Anniversary 'Jesus Freak' & 'Supernatural' Vinyls? Only Time will Tell
This year marks the 20th anniversary of DC Talk's ground breaking record Jesus Freak, and for those clamoring for a big reunion between TobyMac, Michael Tait, and Kevin Max – well there's a hint...maybe.
Colton Dixon Announces Dual EPs, 'Calm' & 'Storm'; Pair Set to Arrive in September with New Remixes and Acoustic Tracks
CCM artist Colton Dixon will be releasing dual EPs Calm and Storm, debuting September11, and the two will showcase the singer's great versatility.
Crystal Lewis' Upcoming Record Reflects a 'New Phase' of Her Career; Singer Shares 3 Year Journey of Creating the Album [INTERVIEW 1]
CCM legend Crystal Lewis is back with a brand new self-titled record, and after all these years she is blazing toward new trails of her musical journey. The veteran singer spoke with BREATHEcast and shared about her writer's block, passion for new ideas, and learning new things almost 30 years into her career.
Pastor Charles Jenkins Performs Radio Smash 'War' On Season Premiere of BET's 'Sunday Best' [SEE HERE]
GRAMMY Award-winning songwriter and Inspired People recording artist Pastor Charles Jenkins and his electrifying choir Fellowship Chicago will open the second hour of the eighth season premiere of Black Entertainment Television's (BET) "Sunday Best" musical competition program with its radio smash "#War."
Hillsong UNITED packs arenas and tops the charts consistently in the United States. Their trademark combination of beckoning, ethereal worship songs and heart-stirring altar calls has built quite a following, and the band has fans of all types looking forward to their next single. Interestingly, one particular audience that Hillsong UNITED seems to have hit a chord with has more influence than the rest: the coveted demographic of young Hollywood.
Slick Shoes Bassist Talks Reunion Show with MxPx & Five Iron Frenzy; Says 'Time Will Tell' for New Album [INTERVIEW]
Slick Shoes is a band that had a west coast sound and fast pop and skate punk feel to them. The band released their last album in 2003, Far From Nowhere, and have since reunited a few times. Although they might be on an indefinite hiatus right now, they took the underground punk scene by storm in the mid to late '90s.
BEC Recordings announces SHINEBRIGHT's highly anticipated EP, Only You, set to drop July 17.
'19 Kids and Counting' Cancelled by TLC; Duggar Family Responds with Statement & Helps with Sexual Abuse Documentary
Following over two months of controversy and speculation, TLC has announced that '19 Kids and Counting', the hit show chronicling the daily lives of the Duggar family, is officially cancelled. The network will not be filming new episodes, nor will they air re-runs of the show.
Jentzen Franklin, Bethel Music, Chris Durso & More Take Over NYC 'Without Fear' for Misfit Conference 2015 [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW]
Pastor Chris Durso of Christ Tabernacle sits down with BREATHEcast for an exclusive interview about MISFIT NYC's upcoming anticipated conference featuring Jentezen Franklin, Bethel Music and more.
Worship Leader Darlene Zschech Responds to Critics for Slamming Her Vatican Performance for Pope’s Event [SEE POST]
Well-known worship leader and now cancer survivor Darlene Zschech was overwhelmed by the amount of negative comments she received from Christians after performing at the Vatican this month and took to her blog to respond to her critics.
Silent Planet & The Ongoing Concept Reflect on Underoath's Influence on Heavy Music, 'All of Their Albums are Epic' [INTERVIEW]
There is no doubt that Solid State Records metalcore legends Underoath left an impact on not only Christian heavy rock, but the entire genre itself. Recently BREATHEcast interviewed the band's Silent Planet and The Ongoing Concept and without any prompting, they both separately brought up the inspiration they had on shaping their bands and music.
Gotee Records' Capital Kings announce their sophomore full-length album titled II releasing this fall on October 2. Today the two-piece EDM group has released the digital single "Into Your Arms" at iTunes - click here to get the new track.
Owl City made an appearance on the 'Today Show' with Hanson to perform the song "Unbelievable" off of Mobile Orchestra on Tuesday.
The Ongoing Concept's Dawson Scholz Reveals What Next Music Video May Be; Talks Deadlines & Fighting with His Brothers [INTERVIEW 2]
BREATHEcast spoke to The Ongoing Concept's vocalist/guitarist Dawson Scholz and he shared some insight about the way the band writes, what music video is coming next, and getting into fights with his brothers. (Read part one here.)
BREATHEcast is happy to announce some great news in the Christian music world – Kari Jobe is pregnant! The singer and her husband Cody Carnes took to Facebook to announce that a bundle of joy is on the way.
Christian Role Models Colton Dixon & Tim Tebow Pose for Picture Together; Singer Says Former NFL Star was a 'Big Inspiration'
Two Christian super stars came face to face this last weekend as Colton Dixon and Tim Tebow posed together for a picture at an event.
Christian music pioneer TobyMac just released his fan contributed music video for "Backseat Diver" that sees him compile all his fan's submitted videos.
For King & Country will bringing their incredible live performances to the stage at LifeChurch.tv's Church Online beginning on Saturday, July 18.
Manafest is quickly closing in on completing the funding for his 9th album, Reborn, on PledgeMusic and will be returning more toward his Hip-Hop roots.
Evangelist Ray Comfort Says a 'Tsunami Has Hit The Church' in America Because of Same Sex Marriage Ruling [INTERVIEW]
BREATHEcast caught up with popular evangelist Ray Comfort to talk about his new film 'Audacity' in which he takes on the delicate subject of homosexuality and Christianity.
Andy Mineo Announces 'Uncomfortable' Along with Artwork; New Album Set for September Release [VIDEO]
Christian rapper Andy Mineo announced his new album last night, Uncomfortable, and set the release date for September 18.
The Gospel Music Cruise Features More Than 30 Grammy Award Winners – Kirk Franklin, Yolanda Adams, & Shirley Caesar
The Gospel Music Cruise by Entertainment Cruise Productions, is the world leader in live entertainment at sea, and will be embarking a full-ship charter featuring a superstar lineup of gospel artists so spectacular that they share more than 30 Grammy® Awards, over 60 Grammy® Award nominations, several BET Artist of the Year honors, countless Dove Awards and four places in the International Gospel Music Hall of Fame between them.
The Ongoing Concept are changing the way rock music is created with their new album Handmade by quite literally starting from scratch. BREATHEcast spoke to vocalist and guitarist Dawson Scholz about making their own instruments, being brothers in a band, how they write songs, and a huge tour they have coming up with Norma Jean
Rising gospel star and social media singing sensation Bri, (known to her more than 300,000 Instagram followers as Simply BeBe or to her friends as Briana Babineaux), is thrilling her fans with an inspiring new EP entitled "Holy Spirit" (Marquis Boone Enterprises) that went live on iTunes and other digital retailers this week.
'Bringing Up Bates' Daughters Erin & Michaella Face Baby & Wedding Challenges in Episode 207 [EXCLUSIVE CLIP]
The Bringing Up Bates series is back with all-new episodes exclusively on UP and in this BREATHEcast exclusive sneak peek we are given a glimpse into Erin's pregnancy and Michaella's wedding planning complications in episode 207.
'Amazing Grace' On Broadway – the Visually Stunning, Inspirational & Racial Reconciling Story of John Newton's Life [REVIEW]
'Amazing Grace' on Broadway is an unforgettable experience that will wow the critics, captivate the crowd, and inspire people to pursue love and freedom despite racial tensions in the country. [WARNING SPOILERS BELOW]
Hawk Nelson's 'Drops in the Ocean' Spends 9 Weeks at No.1; Band Joins Newsboys for 'We Believe God's Not Dead' Tour [DATES]
Christian rock band Hawk Nelson is still celebrating the success of their latest album Diamonds which has spawned their No. 1 radio single "Drops In The Ocean."
The Gospel Music Cruise Adds Donnie McClurkin to Star Studded Lineup Featuring Kirk Franklin, Marvin Sapp, & More
The Gospel Music Cruise is providing the best names and talent in the world of gospel music and includes Kirk Franklin, Yolanda Adams, Fred Hammond, Shirley Caesar, Marvin Sapp, Tye Tribbett, Take 6 and hosts, Kirk Whalum and Regina Belle.
Shae Shoc Records will release its first children's album by Scripture Snack Kids titled Fun Size, Vol. 1 on July 31, 2015.
Dove Award Winning Singer Cindy Morgan Set to Release New Book 'How Could I Ask For More: Stories of Blessings, Battles and Beauty'
Dove Award winning singer Cindy Morgan is gearing up to release her latest book, How Could I Ask For More: Stories of Blessings, Battles and Beauty, on August 4 from Worthy Publishing.
The City Harmonic is known for their eclectic modern hymns and worship anthems of longing, hope and celebration, and are releasing their new album We Are on September 4.
Legendary Christian four piece, 4HIM, just announced their 25 YEARS 4HIM Tour, as the award-winning group celebrates 25 years of music and 25 No. 1 hits.
Gungor Announce Pre-order for 'Wild Life: Soul' on iTunes; Release Music Video for 'Light' [WATCH HERE]
Michael and Lisa Gungor, a.k.a Gungor, just launched the pre-order for upcoming new album One Wild Life: Soul today on iTunes, and each pre-order will give fans an instant download of the track "Light."
Silent Planet's 'The Night God Slept' Offends Some Christians; Vocalist Discusses Sex Trafficking, Evangelism, & Being 'Uncomfortable' [INTERVIEW 2]
Christian metalcore band Silent Planet is making waves in rock music for their deep lyrics, complex music, and even more thought provoking musical themes. Vocalist Garrett Russell chatted with BREATHEcast about some of the meanings of the songs on the album, not understanding evangelism, the power music has on people, and what he wants listeners to take away from the message.
Justifide's 'The Vault Sessions' Returns Band to Their Mid-2000s Glory with a Modern Take on Old Sounds [REVIEW]
In a perfect blast from the past, Justifide released their long awaited The Vault Sessions after a vigorous campaign that saw interest in the band's return.
Longtime Christian rock and worship band THIRD DAY just announced their upcoming tour plans, which will be in support of their most recent album Lead Us Back: Songs of Worship.
SOZO Playlists Offers Expertly Selected Christian & Gospel Playlists on Multiple Music Streaming Services
SOZO Playlists has made a grand entry into the music streaming world since their launch in March, and as a trusted brand offering expertly curated Christian & Gospel playlists across multiple streaming services, more and more listeners are turning to SOZO Playlists to discover music.
TobyMac Performs 'Made to Love' Live at Luis Palau's NYC CITYFEST
Canton Junction is gearing up to release their highly anticipated new album, Every Hallelujah, and, it will be available at retail and digital outlets everywhere August 7.