Multi-platinum selling and five-time GRAMMY® award winning artist Steven Curtis Chapman is set to release his latest project on March 4, 2016 (Essential Worship). Titled Worship and Believe, this is not only Chapman’s 23rd career studio album in a three decade-long career but is his first worship record. The album was co-produced by Chapman and Brent Milligan.
West Co-Headlining 2016 Winter Jam Tour Spectacular Beginning January 2 NASHVILLE, TENN – 3 December 2015 – The music video from multi-award winner Matthew West, “Grace Wins,” officially debuted today…
In their latest blog post, Rory revealed that his wife Joey is now unable to get out of bed. However, on the last day she was able to walk, they shared one last dance together. Read the full post here.
Joining the talents of Kelsea Ballerini, Darius Rucker, LeAnn Rimes, Charles Kelley and more, Michael W. Smith will appear on tonight’s CMA Country Christmas on ABC at 9/8 CST. Hosted by Jennifer Nettles, the all star line-up includes Smith’s duet with Martina McBride for “What Child Is This” from his 2014 release of Michael W. Smith & Friends: The Spirit of Christmas. The multi-platinum selling Smith partnered with PEOPLE Magazine for a free download of his collaboration with McBride for their holiday playlist, including an exclusive interview in PEOPLE’s popular Country issue.
Chris Tomlin’s name will be added to the list of legends who have stepped into Nashville’s world famous Grand Ole Opry circle when he makes his Opry debut Friday, December 4. The evening will also feature performances from multiple GRAMMY® Award winners Vince Gill, Ricky Skaggs and more.
Michael W. Smith will once again partner with Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® for his nationwide Christmas tour and the exclusive Michael W. Smith Hymns II – Shine On Us album, which releases Jan. 29, 2016.
Chris Chicago’s weekly two-hour Christian hip-hop and R&B radio show is currently the most syndicated radio show within the genre, reaching more than 100,000 listeners on 70 FM radio stations across the globe. Chicago is currently heard on over 45 online radio stations and garners at least 20,000 podcast downloads via iTunes each month.
Wednesday, November 25, multi-platinum, GRAMMY® Nominated band MercyMe is set to perform live on FOX & Friends from their second holiday release MercyMe, It’s Christmas! Topping Billboard’s Holiday Albums chart, MercyMe’s FOX & Friends performance will air during 6:00-9:00 AM EST.
Gospel music superstar sibling acts, BeBe & CeCe Winans and Mary Mary will be honored at the 17th annual Broadcast Music, Inc. ® (BMI®) Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards at the Rialto Center for the Arts in Atlanta, GA on January 16, 2016. Hosted by former Trailblazer recipient and renowned gospel singer-songwriter, Yolanda Adams, this special night will pay tribute to the best in the gospel music community.
Oxygen Media reimagines the network’s popular franchise and heads to The ATL with the series premiere of “Preachers of Atlanta,” on Wednesday, February 3 at 10 PM ET/PT. Through the lens of five different people with drastically different approaches to their ministry, the show will explore many of the most hot-button and polarizing issues in America today. From passionate discussions surrounding the validity of unorthodox ministry methods to first-person accounts of the rippling and emotional effects of racial tensions with law enforcement, these unconventional figures have no boundaries when it comes to tackling real issues that affect real people in their communities. The cast challenging the status quo is Corey Hambrick, Le’Andria Johnson, Canton Jones, Kimberly Jones-Pothier, and Judah Swilley.
Centricity Music announced today the signing of veteran group, JJ Weeks Band. The group’s debut full-length album is being produced by Jonathan Smith (Tim Timmons, Mia Fieldes) and will release early April 2016, with the first single going for adds at radio in February. The Macon, GA based band is comprised of lead singer/songwriter JJ Weeks, bassist David Hart, drummer Jon Poole and guitarist Cody Preston.
Bella and Aerie Release Debut Single and Christmas Song “Behold” Available Now GRAMMY-nominated artist Jeremy Camp is a proud father as his daughters Bella (11) and Aerie (9) have released…
GRAMMY-winning and multi-Platinum selling group CASTING CROWNS was awarded the American Music Award for “Favorite Artist – Contemporary Inspirational” category. This marks the group’s fourth AMA with a back-to-back win (2007, 2011, 2014 and 2015). The 2015 American Music Awards were broadcasted live from the Los Angeles’ Nokia Theater L.A. last night on ABC. The AMAs are a fan-voted award show with winners determined by votes cast online as well as via Twitter.
Most-Awarded Female Vocalist in Gospel Music History, Sandi Patty embarks on her Forever Grateful: The Farewell Tour in February 2016 making stops in more than 90 cities worldwide as she celebrates her latest record Forever Grateful and her extraordinary career. The tour is sponsored by World Vision with a lineup of special guests including Veritas and members of Sandi’s family. Tickets for the Forever Grateful Tour go on sale Friday, November 20, 2015.
Talented worship leader and songwriter Laura Story brings her first Christmas album, God With Us, to celebrate the holiday season. Laura is well known for her inspirational, certified RIAA Gold hit “Blessings,” which won her awards several times over, including a 2012 Billboard Music Award, a GRAMMY® Award and four Dove Award wins.
Provident Label Group announces the RIAA platinum certification of Brandon Heath’s hit song, “Give Me Your Eyes.” This No. 1 single and Dove Award “Song of the Year” is the first single to receive platinum status for PLG and is on a short list of CCM songs that have reached one million in sales.
With a goal of helping young people better understand and defend their faith, Platinum-selling, Dove Award-winning Newsboys announce the first God’s Not Dead Conference. Targeting youth groups and families, the God’s Not Dead Conference will feature teaching sessions focusing on apologetics led by speaker Nic Allen, praise and worship music, a keynote message and a private concert by the Newsboys. The inaugural God’s Not Dead Student Conference will be held in San Antonio July 7–10, 2016.