After 15 years at Curb Records, VP/Promotion and industry veteran John Butler has resigned his post to join Spotify as Head Of Christian Music.
On the heels of her Grammy-nominated third album and Top 40 success, Britt Nicole announced today that her fourth studio album, Britt Nicole, will be released in all stores this October 7th.
Today, on its sixth birthday, the NRT Radio Network (http://www.nrtradio.com) — the online broadcasting arm of industry-leading Christian music site NewReleaseToday (http://www.NewReleaseToday.com ) — celebrates the launch of its sixth and seventh radio stations, furthering its mission of exposing more people to more Christian music.
Syntax Creative is thrilled to partner with the legendary Daywind Records, whose artists have garnered many Grammy, Dove and Singing News Award nominations and awards since its beginnings nearly 30 years ago. Daywind, based near Nashville, Tenn., is joining Syntax to take advantage of its greater focus and strategic tools to make products more visible in the digital marketplace.
Battistelli is Christian music’s top-selling new artist in 10 years. Watch Battistelli discuss her career in Christian music on ABC.
Rend Collective’s fifth studio album, As Family We Go, debuted last week at No. 19 on the U.K. Albums Chart and No. 9 on U.K.’s Digital Albums Chart, making it the highest debut for a Christian album in the U.K. in almost 20 years and the highest ever Christian album debut on the U.K. Digital Albums Chart.
Christian and gospel music, often relegated to second-class citizen status in Nashville’s music industry, enjoys reach that touches into every demographic group, accounting for 215 million people who listened to the genre within the past month, according to new research unveiled by the Gospel Music Association.
Christian music’s largest site online, NewReleaseTuesday.com, got its name from the day new music releases in the U.S. But with the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry’s impending move to a global release day on Fridays beginning July 10th, the media outlet had a decision to make: Hang on to history or embrace the future?
After 14 years at Zondervan, Ryan Dunham joined David C. Cook in 2006 as Vice President of Sales and Marketing, where he oversaw the organization’s rebranding efforts. Today, in his current role as President of Integrity Music, Dunham presides over the company’s music divisions in Colorado Springs, Colo., and the U.K. Home to some of the most prolific artists and songwriters in the industry, including All Sons & Daughters, Paul Baloche, Planetshakers, Lincoln Brewster, Desperation Band, Israel Houghton and Jennie Lee Riddle, among others, Integrity currently controls more than 7,000 songs, such as Newsboys’ “We Believe,” “Revelation Song,” “Your Great Name” and more. In addition, parent company David C. Cook holds non-profit status with a goal to provide discipleship resources for churches around the globe. In the past 12 months alone, the organization has reached 15 million children in 142 countries through their curriculum, tailored to address specific needs in each area of the world. Moreover, 35 million resource materials have been distributed, culminating in 94 million lives touched.
The ever-changing world of streaming services often creates a new question for every answer that comes along. But Stephen Relph wasn’t willing to wait for the waters to calm down. As co-founder and CEO of TheOverflow.com, Relph and his team have helped create a brand new Christian music-specific streaming service that’s earned buzz and press coverage from Billboard and Forbes, among others.
K-LOVE has recently named Joe Paulo as Director of Pledge Drives and Donor Communications. Prior to this new role Paulo was Director of Broadcasting at WRCM and WMHK (part of Columbia International University) for the past 6 years and managing WRCM since 2000.