2017 has been a landmark year of career milestones for rockers Skillet.
Kicking-off its nine-city Western U.S. run last week at Ontario’s Citizens Business Bank Arena near Los Angeles, the blockbuster Winter Jam Tour Spectacular welcomed special guest internationally-renowned pastor and New York Timesbestselling author Rick Warren to the stage.
Word Entertainment is proud to welcome award-winning singer and songwriter Dan Bremnes to their roster.
GRAMMY®, Dove, Billboard Music Award and BET Award-winning hip-hop trailblazer Lecrae is set to lead the lineup of top Christian artists for this year’s Winter Jam West, it was announced tonight. Continuing its milestone year with stops at nine major Western U.S. arenas in November, Winter Jam’s blockbuster first leg came to a close in April, landing at #4 on Pollstar’s “1Q YTD Worldwide 2017 Ticket Sales Top 100 Tours” chart.
Once again ranking among the biggest first quarter tours in the world, the Winter Jam Tour Spectacular brought its blockbuster 2017 Eastern U.S. run to a close earlier this month. Christian music’s largest annual tour landed at #4 on Pollstar’s “1Q YTD Worldwide 2017 Ticket Sales Top 100 Tours” chart, it was recently announced, ahead of tours by such artists as Twenty One Pilots, Drake and Guns N’ Roses.
GRAMMY® nominee Britt Nicole’s latest music video, “Be The Change” premiered on Huffington Post yesterday. Having just wrapped up her time touring on Winter Jam 2017, with over 46 dates across the U.S. with shows averaging 8k-10k people a night, Nicole continues to connect with fans with the release of her new music video, “Be The Change.”
Entering the final leg of 2017’s first quarter run, the Winter Jam Tour Spectacular continues to welcome an array of special guests alongside the tour’s high-wattage lineup. Numerous top artists and athletes have appeared during Winter Jam’s multi-city outing so far.
Tenth Avenue North’s current single, “I Have This Hope,” moves into the Top 10 at Christian radio as the band releases a new music video for the song. The band debuted the music video with K-LOVE Radio and has also provided an interesting way for fans to share the song.
4 AGAINST 5 (IVAV) recording artist, Steven Malcolm, releases his self-titled, debut album today. The project is starting the day debuting in the Top 15 of the iTunes Hip-Hop/Rap Top Albums Chart. Malcolm co-wrote the 13 songs on the project, which was co-produced by a powerful collection of GRAMMY® and Dove Award-winning producers, including: Beam, Andy Mineo, Hollyn, Pyrexx, Scootie, Tasan, Joey Jewish and Blanca. “Hot Boy,” the first song and accompanying music video released from the album, is currently being featured by ESPN during NBA on ESPN games this season.
The Winter Jam 2017 Tour Spectacular made history Saturday as the final concert in Atlanta’s Georgia Dome. The venue, which will close later this year, played host to more than 27,000 people for Winter Jam, marking one of the tour’s biggest nights ever. Saturday’s concert featured Winter Jam’s all-star lineup along with special appearances from “American Idol” alum Danny Gokey; hip/hop recording artist Tedashii; “Duck Dynasty” stars Korie, John Luke and Mary Kate Robertson; Atlanta Braves great Otis Nixon; and Chris Conley, Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver and former University of Georgia standout.
Colton Dixon’s third studio album Identity is set to release March 24, as announced yesterday on Billboard. Varying stylistically from previous releases, Identity will blend Dixon’s traditional alternative-rock sound with pop elements, delivering a number of upbeat, danceable tracks.