Christian Music News

  • Riley Clemmons Performs On Top Of Building On NBC's TODAY Show
    on October 21, 2021 at 1:00 am

    Riley Clemmons continued her national morning show takeover with a special performance on the third hour of NBC's TODAY on October 19th. She performed "Stuck Inside My Head" from her album Godsend, which was released earlier this year to critical acclaim. You can watch the performance and interview with the Today cast below. "As a little girl, I remember staring in awe at the Capitol Records tower in Los Angeles," shares Riley. "I also have vivid memories of watching the ever-so iconic Today Show from the time I was a kid, leading up to now. To be able to perform a song I wrote on top of that building for the Today show is quite possibly the quintessential dream come true. I'm so grateful and so genuinely excited." RELATED NEWS Amy Grant Performs "Good For[...]

  • Rebecca St. James Announces Upcoming Single with for KING & COUNTRY
    on October 21, 2021 at 1:00 am

    Renowned artist Rebecca St. James recently announced that she will be releasing a brand new single, "Kingdom Come." The new single will feature her brothers and Christian music mainstay duo, for KING & COUNTRY. "Kingdom Come" is set to release this Friday, October 22. "This message has been the cry of my heart this year, and I'm so thrilled to bring it to you this Friday! Lord, Your Kingdom come," Rebecca shared leading up to the release. In 2020, Rebecca returned to the Christian music scene after a 9-year hiatus with her worship-infused EP Dawn. Inspired by the Beatitudes, "Kingdom Come" will be the first single to her upcoming second project with Bethel Music's Heritage Music Group label. Keep an eye on and Rebecca St. James' social media pages to stay up-to-date on her latest projects.[...]

  • Lion of Judah Announces Upcoming Album
    on October 20, 2021 at 1:00 am

    BEC Recordings/Gospel Song Records announced that the full-length debut release from indie band Lion of Judah will be releasing this Friday, October 22. Titled Closer, the project offers ten songs including the title track and infectious pop singles "Lifeline" and "Start Over." Hailing from Brighton, U.K., Lion of Judah is helmed by musician Josh Bannister. Experiencing crippling anxiety, Bannister did what he'd never done before he wrote songs to God. Joined by labelmates Dave Blight, Adam Nicholls, Matthew Knight, and his brother Isaac Bannister, the group ended up creating a unique brand of music. By putting on shows, touring across the country, and landing performance slots at festivals, Lion of Judah introduced themselves to the Christian marketplace, sharing another side of what the genre could be. After finding a partnership with Gospel Song Records, Lion of Judah began preparing for Closer. Releasing songs along the way leading[...]

  • Caleb Crino Marries Morgan Comer
    on October 19, 2021 at 1:00 am

    This week on social media, independent singer/songwriter Caleb Crino announced that he got married to his fianceé, Morgan Comer. The couple got married at Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, and shared pictures from their wedding on Instagram. "I realized that I've been praying for this woman my entire life, even though I didn't know it was her," Caleb posted when he proposed to Morgan in April. "Morgan, I'll love you forever. Let's stay young as we grow old together." In addition to recently getting married, Caleb also recently released his latest single titled "The Remaking," co-written by Mike Donehey. It's available now here. You can share your congratulations with Caleb and Morgan now on their social media pages![...]

  • Natasha Owens Brings Holiday Cheer with Upcoming Album
    on October 19, 2021 at 1:00 am

    Christian music powerhouse Natasha Owens is delivering holiday cheer this season with her upcoming album, Christmas Memories (Deluxe Version). Produced for Radiate Music by GRAMMY-nominated and multiple Dove Award winner Ian Eskelin, the new deluxe version featuring four additional songs will be available everywhere on November 12. Last Christmas, Owens released her debut holiday album, Christmas Memories, featuring the new holiday classic, "Too Much Christmas." The all-new deluxe version includes the brand new songs, "That Spirit of Christmas," "Christmas Vacation," "The Twelve Days of Christmas (Owens Family Version)," and "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year." The first two and the title track "Christmas Memories" have been released as singles in advance of the album. "When we started talking about doing a Christmas album, the number one topic that I wanted to write about was Christmas memories," says Owens. "I wanted to capture Christmas[...]

  • Andy Mineo Releases New Music Video After Previous Controversies
    on October 18, 2021 at 1:00 am

    On October 14, two weeks after the delayed release of Never Land II, Andy Mineo dropped the music video for "Been About It" featuring Lecrae. Initially, this was the controversial track from the album which caused the project to be pushed back from the September 17 original street date to October 1. The delay issues were tied to clearance issues from the original song owners, one being a well-established producer named Rick Rubin. Rubin was a producer for Beastie Boys and the track "Paul Revere." Therefore, Lecrae had to re-record his feature verse for the song. As for the music video, Mineo and Reach Records decided to use the second version of the track as well as blur out Lecrae's mouth visually enabling the video to be released publicly to the masses. Before the video's official release, Mineo and Lecrae privately showed fans the unreleased video in Atlanta, and[...]

  • Amy Grant Performs on The Kelly Clarkson Show
    on October 18, 2021 at 1:00 am

    The six-time GRAMMY Award-winner Amy Grant performed her 90s smash single, "Good For Me," on The Kelly Clarkson Show on October 18th. The Kelly Clarkson Show is produced and distributed by NBC Universal Syndication Studios and is the highest-rated talk show to debut in seven years. You can watch her performance below along with Kelly's ecstatic interview before and after her performance. Earlier this summer, Grant released the double-disc, 30th-anniversary edition of her iconic 5x platinum album, Heart In Motion, and was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame (NaSHOF) Class of 2021. RELATED NEWS Watch Riley Clemmons Perform On NBC's Today Show Grant is currently on the last few weeks of a 42 city fall tour, performing songs that span her four-decade-long career, including hits from Heart In Motion to celebrate its[...]

  • Crossroads Music Drops New Single
    on October 15, 2021 at 1:00 am

    Today, Crossroads Music released their new single titled "Anything To Bless Your Heart." The single was produced by Dwayne Larring and written by Austin Livingood, Chris Smith, Erica Bostick, and Robbie Reider. "Anything To Bless Your Heart" was penned with a posture of surrender to bless the heart of God. Listen to the new track here. "The song was written with this intent of being available for God's intentions from the moment we wake up until we close our eyes again," Livingood shares. "We want to chase after the things God thinks are worth pursuing. We want to be actively available at all times, through all things." Based on scriptures like Psalm 103, where David speaks to his soul to bless the Lord, "Anything to Bless Your Heart" is an offering of surrender to the plans and purpose of God. "Psalm 103 says, 'Bless[...]

  • Planetshakers Releases New Live Album
    on October 15, 2021 at 1:00 am

    The internationally recognized praise band Planetshakers globally released their new album Revival Live At Chapel today. Available now at all major digital and streaming outlets, the album was recorded live by Planetshakers band with Planetshakers Bible College students surrounding them in-the-round. Residing in Melbourne, Australia, one of the most locked-down cities in the world due to the pandemic, Planetshakers have not been able to meet as a church, and at some points, could not even travel more than a few miles from their homes or leave their house for more than an hour without special government permission. Nevertheless, during these unprecedented restrictions on life as they knew it, the church collectively felt God birth revival in their spirit, and what happened next was deemed nothing short of a miracle. Stepping out in faith when government authorities opened up a window for limited gatherings, Pastor Russell[...]

  • Stars Go Dim Releases Fresh Take on A Holiday Classic
    on October 15, 2021 at 1:00 am

    Curb Word Entertainment's Stars Go Dim heralds the forthcoming holiday season with a fresh take on "The First Noël," bowing today. Bestowing a worshipful bent to the timeless classic, Stars Go Dim's Chris Cleveland adds a soaring chorus he penned with Jeff Pardo, who also produced the track. Cleveland recently gave fans a behind-the-scenes look at the process of arranging and recording the signature song on Instagram. Listen to his elevated version of "The First Noël" here. "'The First Noël' is a song, like I'm sure for a lot of you, that I've heard, sung, and loved since I was a kid," shares Cleveland, who uses Stars Go Dim as his stage moniker. "This Christmas, we wanted to take a song that reminds us of those simple and classic Christmases of our past and reconnect with the story of Christmas in that way.[...]

  • Chris Tomlin and Hillsong UNITED Announce Co-Headlining Mega Tour
    on October 15, 2021 at 1:00 am

    Today, Premier Productions announced that the multi-platinum selling, multi-award-winning artists Chris Tomlin and UNITED will co-headline their long-awaited 2022 Tomlin UNITED Tour, set to kick off at the Greensboro Coliseum on February 9, 2022. Anticipated to be the biggest Christian music concert of the year, the Tomlin UNITED Tour will welcome thousands of fans each night to worship together and experience songs that have shaped modern faith today. Sponsored by illumiNations, the live worship experience includes 33 dates across the U.S., making stops in major markets including Boston, Los Angeles, Washington D.C., San Francisco, and Miami before ending in Duluth, GA on April 13. Tickets for the Tomlin UNITED Tour will go on sale to the public beginning October 22, 2021. "We really believe this tour is going to be something unforgettable," Chris Tomlin and Joel Houston (UNITED) shared. "We've been trying to do something like[...]

  • Sarah Reeves Releases New Single and Announces Upcoming Christmas Album
    on October 15, 2021 at 1:00 am

    Curb Word Entertainment pop artist/songwriter Sarah Reeves is giving fans an early Christmas present with the arrival of her new single "Go Tell It On The Mountain." The bold, brassy version of the holiday classic combines the unmistakable big band sounds of Bing Crosby and Nat King Cole with the warmth and nostalgia of the Vince Guaraldi Trio. The same vintage charm stretches across all eight selections on More The Merrier, Reeves' brand new Christmas album coming November 12. Listen to "Go Tell It On The Mountain" and pre-order/pre-save More The Merrier here. "I chose 'Go Tell It On The Mountain' because it is a celebration of the Savior's birth, the whole reason why we celebrate Christmas," explains Reeves, who arranged the track with producers Ben Schofield and Mark Campbell. "I had so much fun recording this song. We decided to add some jazzy, classic[...]

  • We Are Messengers Debuts Third Full-Length Album
    on October 15, 2021 at 1:00 am

    Curb Word Entertainment band We Are Messengers debuted their third full-length studio album, Wholehearted. Written and recorded during the global pandemic, Wholehearted features the K-LOVE Fan Award-winning group's current radio single, "Come What May," as well as the previously released tracks "God You Are (feat. Josh Baldwin)" and "Friend Of Sinners." Listen to the brand new 12-song collection here. "Like most artists, our world kinda fell apart when touring got shut down. So we did what every good songwriter should do, we cataloged every feeling imaginable and tried to make sense of a strange new world. We danced in the darkness, wrestled with doubt, reconnected with God in a really authentic way, and found the beauty in the forced simplicity of our lives," explains We Are Messengers frontman Darren Mulligan of the deeply personal LP. "We gave ourselves fully to the process of telling the[...]

  • Gungor Returns With New Worship Project
    on October 15, 2021 at 1:00 am

    This week on social media, Gungor announced that they'll be releasing a new worship project. Over the past few years, there's been controversy surrounding the band and their beliefs. Gungor's frontman, Michael Gungor, recently shared the journey he's been on. "Through all of it, here's what I've discovered I really love God. More than anything," Michael shared. "In fact, God is, in a way, the only thing I love because I see God as love. It is God I love when I love my girls. It is God I love when I let go to experience the fullness of the sensations, pleasures, and desires of being alive in and as a body. And when I think about what I want to spend my creative energy on, it's expressing and enjoying the full spectrum of my love of God." Michael went on to say that he'll be[...]

  • Manic Drive's Shawn Cavallo Announces Birth of His Second Son
    on October 14, 2021 at 1:00 am

    On October 7, Manic Drive's Shawn Cavallo and his wife Jen announced the birth of their second son, Kai. Kai was born four weeks early and had some early complications, but Shawn has since let us know that Kai is doing well and will be heading home soon. "Little Kai might be small, but he has a great spirit," Manic Drive posted. "He's really coming through and looks to be home in a couple of days. Thanks to everyone for their love, support, and prayers. He's doing great!" In an era of extravagant pregnancy announcements and gender reveals, Shawn and Jen had the idea to do something different and keep this pregnancy a secret except for close family and friends. Shawn was looking forward to sharing the announcement and broke the news on Instagram the night before Kai was born. Congratulations to the Cavallo[...]

  • Rapper Brea Miles Drops New Video For Latest Single
    on October 14, 2021 at 1:00 am

    Fresh off her single, "Crazy Faith," which features Jor'Dan Armstrong & Heesun Lee, rapper Brea Miles is back to help unlock the power & authority in you! "Spicy" the lead single from her new EP, The Vault 1, will keep the energy going. Brea shares some of her top hits while giving you a taste of what's soon to come! With her dynamic range of sound and style, Brea showcases authentic hip-hop vibes with hard-hitting production to match. The EP has some heavy-hitting features including MC Jin and an all-star lineup of female MCs (Mahogany Jones, Angie Rose, and Mia Hunt) on the women's empowerment anthem, "RTQ." The Vault 1 will keep you motivated to keep moving forward towards your dreams and help keep things "Spicy."[...]

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