Christian Music News

  • Leanna Crawford Announces Engagement
    on August 24, 2022 at 12:00 am

    This week on social media, Leanna Crawford announced that her boyfriend--NBA player--Cody Zeller proposed to her. The announcement was made on social media with a video of Cody getting down on one knee on top of a mountain. Watch the video here. "WE ARE GETTING MARRIED!" Leanna posted along with several pictures. "She said yes!!!" Cody posted on his Instagram page. Leanna Crawford made her debut in Christian music in 2018 with the release of her hit EP Crazy Beautiful You. Since then, she's released a self-titled EP and multiple singles, including her Christmas cover of Amy Grant's song "Breath Of Heaven (Mary's Song)." Keep an eye on NewReleaseToday.com to stay up-to-date on Leanna's music. Share your congratulations with Leanna and Cody now on their social media pages![...]

  • TobyMac Featured on Good Morning America
    on August 22, 2022 at 12:00 am

    This week, TobyMac was featured on Good Morning America to talk about his new album Life After Death and how the death of his son Truett influenced the record. When asked how the death of his son affected his faith, Toby responded, "It rocked it for a while. I didn't walk away, I just kind of made a deal with God. I go, 'I'm going to trust you through this. I'm going to try.' I gave Him a chance, is how I say it. It might be a little dishonoring, I don't mean it to be, but I gave Him a chance. And in that time, He was kind." TobyMac's new album Life After Death is available now. Watch the interview with Toby on Good Morning America here.[...]

  • TobyMac Releases New Album
    on August 21, 2022 at 12:00 am

    Multi-platinum artist TobyMac's greatly anticipated seventh studio recording, Life After Death, is now available everywhere. People and Billboard were the first print magazines to interview the seven-time GRAMMY® winner ahead of the album's release date, and ABC's Good Morning America will broadcast his first exclusive TV interview in nearly three years on Monday, August 22. Life After Death features 15 tracks, including previously released songs "21 Years" and "Help Is On the Way (Maybe Midnight)," which went #1 on five charts, including the Billboard Christian Audience chart, and held on to #1 at Hot AC for 13 consecutive weeks. Also featured is "Promised Land," the 3rd most added song at Christian radio in 2021, which peaked at #2 on the AC Indicator and AC Monitored Charts and Top 5 on Christian Airplay. Along with the newly released hit track, "The Goodness," additional digital singles[...]

  • Jordan Feliz to Embark on West Coast Tour This September
    on August 21, 2022 at 12:00 am

    Centricity Music's Jordan Feliz will be hitting the road next month for his headline tour, Jesus Is Coming Back, featuring Jonathan Traylor. Embarking on a month-long West Coast tour on September 8 in Spokane, Washington, Feliz will perform many of his most popular songs such as "Jesus Is Coming Back," "The River," "Changed," and "Witness." Tickets can be purchased here. "I am so pumped to be out with my friend Jonathan Traylor on the Jesus Is Coming Back tour in September," shares Jordan Feliz. "Anytime I get to come home and play a show on the West Coast, it's a great time. I can't wait to see what God does on this tour every night. Come join us for a night of joy and lifting up the name of Jesus!" Jonathan Traylor adds, "I'm crazy excited to hit the road with my bro,[...]

  • Zach Williams Announces Upcoming Album
    on August 21, 2022 at 12:00 am

    Two-time GRAMMY Award® winner, multi-GMA Dove Award® winner, and multi-platinum selling singer/songwriter Zach Williams announces the release of his new album, A Hundred Highways. The anticipated 15-track project, his latest in three years, officially drops on September 30 (Sony Music/Provident Entertainment) and is now available for pre-order/pre-add here. Additionally, a limited number of signed CDs are available for pre-order. Find out more here. From start to finish, A Hundred Highways is Williams' faith on full display, each song built on the cornerstone of his unchanging love for Jesus. "This record feels more like me than anything else I've done," Williams shares. "It's the most 'Zach' record I've made. I wasn't concerned about if it fits in any certain pocket, I just wrote about my life experiences and the things I'm feeling and living." While his GRAMMY Award-winning album--2017's Chain Breaker followed[...]

  • Radiate Music Signs Justin Warren
    on August 20, 2022 at 12:00 am

    Radiate Music announces the signing of Raleigh, North Carolina-based singer/songwriter and worship leader Justin Warren, who is set to release his debut single on the label next month. "Spend five minutes with Justin, and you'll know why we had to add him to the Radiate roster," says Ian Eskelin, Radiate Music founder and GRAMMY-nominated, two-time Dove Award-winning Producer of the Year. "He has a magnetic personality and a true heart for spreading the gospel. I can't wait for you to hear his new music!" "I am so thankful to be a part of the Radiate family!" exclaims Warren. "The opportunity to work alongside Ian is an honor, and I am excited to see what the future holds." With a heart to communicate the hope we have in Jesus, Warren has shared stages across the country with artists like MercyMe, Sanctus Real, Building 429, Natalie Grant, and[...]

  • Elevation Worship Releases New Acoustic Album
    on August 20, 2022 at 12:00 am

    Over the weekend, Elevation Worship dropped LION Live From The Loft. Encompassing ten tracks, the uniquely created album offers six reworked songs initially from the LION album, which was released in March of this year, along with a few brand new tracks. Click here to listen. Earlier this summer, the Elevation Worship team brought their church community to a newly restored barn near their home base in Charlotte, North Carolina. In the barn's loft, they gathered to worship and LION Live From The Loft came to fruition, offering different acoustic versions of LION songs such as "Same God," "What I See," "Forever YHWH," and the title track. "It was an amazing time to spend a day worshiping together in that space as a church family," Chris Brown, Elevation Worship's worship leader and one of their primary songwriters, shares. "We just pressed record as[...]

  • Cody Carnes Releases New Single
    on August 20, 2022 at 12:00 am

    GRAMMY®-nominated worship leader Cody Carnes has released his live song, "Good (Can't Be Anything Else)," available now. In addition to the song, the live recorded video is available now on YouTube. Click here to listen to "Good (Can't Be Anything Else)." "This song is a celebration of the goodness of God," shares Cody Carnes. "The Bible tells us that God is good and everything good comes from Him. I know I've seen His goodness in my life countless times. It's impossible for God to be anything but good. It's not just his character, it's the very essence and substance of who He is. He can't be anything else." Recorded during his upcoming live album taping, the powerful anthem, "Good (Can't Be Anything Else)," will be featured on his first-ever live-recorded project. The album was captured last month during a special two-night worship event[...]

  • Blanca Releases New Single
    on August 20, 2022 at 12:00 am

    Award-winning Curb Word Entertainment artist Blanca continues to pave the road leading to The Heartbreak And The Healing with the advance track, "Never Too Far (feat. Ty Brasel)," available now. Preview the brand new song and pre-order/pre-save/pre-add the forthcoming full-length album, arriving September 23, here. The powerhouse vocalist explores the dichotomy of her emotions and insecurities on "Never Too Far." Featuring her label-mate, Ty Brasel, the upbeat pop track acknowledges that despite our mistakes, we're never out of reach of a God who consistently pursues us. Coming face to face with her brokenness in light of God's grace, the singer finds comfort in a Love that stays on the song, which she co-wrote with Anton Göransson, Isabella Sjöstrand, and Brasel. The seamless collaboration with the hip-hop titan isn't the only artist feature locked in for The Heartbreak And The Healing. Blanca duets[...]

  • TobyMac Featured in People Magazine Ahead of New Album Release
    on August 18, 2022 at 12:00 am

    This week, TobyMac was featured in an exclusive People Magazine article and was interviewed about his upcoming album Life After Death, and how the death of his son Truett and the grief that followed helped form the new record. "I will forever be a different man," TobyMac expressed in the interview. "I thought, honestly, with my five kids and my bride, that I had the perfect life. And we're really messy now. It's not so neat anymore." The article went on to explain how TobyMac's new songs have all been shaped by the death of Truett and the healing process that evolved. Life After Death is available for pre-order here. Read the full People Magazine article by clicking here.[...]

  • Madison Johnson of CAIN Welcomes First Child
    on August 18, 2022 at 12:00 am

    Recently on social media, CAIN bassist Madison Johnson announced that she gave birth to her first child. The baby boy, Calloway Davy Johnson, was born on August 2. "Almost everything went wrong. But still, here I am, wrapped in so much love from my family, my friends, and this little boy," Madison shared on Instagram. "Cal and I just met, but he curls into me like we were made for each other... Thank you, Lord, for baby Calloway Davy." After the success of their debut album, Rise Up, CAIN has continued to remain a rising force in Christian music. The trio recently released their song "I'm So Blessed" to radio and are gearing up to release new music with their upcoming worship project. You can share your congratulations with Madison and her husband Jared on their new baby here![...]

  • FOR KING + COUNTRY Make Grand Ole Opry Debut
    on August 18, 2022 at 12:00 am

    Multi-GRAMMY® Award-winning duo and Curb Word Entertainment recording artist FOR KING COUNTRY made their Grand Ole Opry debut on Friday, August 12. Brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone stepped onto the world-renowned stage to perform songs from their second Top 10 album on the Billboard 200, WHAT ARE WE WAITING FOR? "It's not every day you connect so intimately with a group of people," for KING & COUNTRY shared. "Many thanks to the marvelous Opry team for extending the invitation, the video crew for capturing all the magic this evening, and to each of you in the room and listening online for welcoming us with open arms (and a standing ovation!). Honored to share our Opry debut with YOU! A night we won't soon forget." The historic performance serves as a precursor to FOR KING COUNTRY's global live stream A DRUMMER BOY CHRISTMAS[...]

  • Mac Powell Announces Fall 2022 Tour
    on August 18, 2022 at 12:00 am

    Recently on social media, Mac Powell announced that he'll be hitting the road this fall for "an acoustic night of hits, stories, and faith," with supporting artists Mike Donehey, Josh Baldwin, and David Leonard. The tour will kick off on October 25 in Jonesboro, Arkansas, and wrap up on November 20 in Lexington, Kentucky. "Each show will be a night of songs filled with faith and the stories behind them," Mac Powell posted on Facebook. "Designed like a Nashville songwriters round, this intimate concert experience will bring you closer to the music and allow you to see the heart behind the songs you love." Tickets for the Mac Powell & Friends tour will go on sale this Friday, August 19, at 12 pm (ET). For more information and tickets, click here. A list of tour dates is below. October 25[...]

  • Newsboys Set to Release Deluxe Album
    on August 18, 2022 at 12:00 am

    The Christian music group, Newsboys, is releasing a deluxe edition of their album, STAND, on September 23, 2022. In this edition, the beloved group serves up three new recordings, elevating the album to a full 14 tracks. "King of Kings," which features MercyMe frontman Bart Millard, adds a moment of praise and adoration to the collection. Lead singer Michael Tait also co-penned two originals found on the extended-release, "Jesus Did," and "All Things Are Possible". Additionally, STAND (Deluxe) includes an acoustic version of "I Still Believe You're Good" and a fresh take on the title cut that features Tait's former dcTalk bandmate, TobyMac. Current band members Michael Tait, Duncan Phillips, Jeff Frankenstein, and Jody Davis, began to assemble an album that gave no doubt as to who they are and what they believe. The result is STAND, one of the most thoughtfully-crafted releases of their[...]

  • Jesse Garcia Leaves Building 429
    on August 18, 2022 at 12:00 am

    Recently on social media, Building 429's guitarist Jesse Garcia announced that he'll be moving on from the band. Lead singer Jason Roy said in a live stream that he "thinks [Jesse] is ready for the next chapter in his life." "After much prayer and counsel, the time has now come for me to get off the road and step away from Building 429," Jesse posted on Instagram. "This decision isn't taken lightly. The past couple of years have brought significant challenges. However, I feel God is once again calling me to step out in faith." "I'm so grateful for Jesse Garcia," Jason Roy shared. "Jesse has been my hero since I met him as a teenager in Texas. He's one of the greatest guitar players I've ever met in my life." Read Jesse's full post here, and watch Jason's live[...]

  • Seventh Day Slumber to Join Fozzy on Fall 2022 Tour
    on August 18, 2022 at 12:00 am

    Nashville, Tennesee-based legendary hard rock band Seventh Day Slumber has announced that they will be joining Chris Jericho's metal powerhouse band Fozzy on their 2022 Save the World Tour. Launching September 8 at The King Of Clubs in Columbus, Ohio, the tour will span the US and into Canada, wrapping up October 10 at Elevation in Virginia Beach, Virginia. For more information and tickets, click here. A list of tour dates is below. September 8 Columbus, OH September 9 Louisville, KY September 10 Flint, MI September 11 Pittsburgh, PA September 12 Grand Rapids, MI September 15 Bloomington, IL September 16 Hobart, IN September 17 Milwaukee, WI September 18 Cincinnati, OH September 19 Charlottesville, VA September 29 Charlotte, NC September 30 Richmond, VA October 1 Baltimore, MD October 2 Syracuse,[...]

  • Anne Wilson Announces Upcoming Book
    on August 18, 2022 at 12:00 am

    Recently on social media, Anne Wilson announced that she'll be releasing her first book on October 25, titled My Jesus From Heartache to Hope. The book tells the story of Anne's life, the tragedy she faced of losing her brother, and the healing she found that made way for the hit song. "My Jesus weaves together Anne's personal story with an encouraging message to anyone longing for God to wipe away their tears," the book description reads. "Discover the beauty that can emerge from suffering as you read Anne's story of growing closer to the God who always makes a way." For more information or to pre-order My Jesus, click here.[...]

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