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  • Josh Wilson Announces NOEL Christmas Tour
    on November 13, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Black River Christian artist Josh Wilson announces his upcoming holiday tour, "NOEL A Unique Christmas Experience," with special guest Jordan St. Cyr. Almost a decade ago, Wilson began his NOEL tour that features his incredible multi-instrument looping performances. The intimate night of Christmas music is a perfect way to ring in the holiday season. "NOEL has been my favorite tour for a long time," shares Josh Wilson. "This tour was the beginning of my multi-instrument looping performances, and I love taking it back to where it all started. It's a completely solo concert, but I'll surround myself with a full band of instruments. I'll play, record, and loop each one, building each song as I go. There is definitely something for everyone to enjoy at NOEL, and I can't wait to see you there!" With Christmas classics and carols as well as original songs, Wilson is thrilled to bring this six-date tour[...]

  • TobyMac's 2020 Hits Deep Tour Not Impacted by Reschedules
    on November 13, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    The TOBYMAC Hits Deep Tour 2020 slated to begin on January 30, 2020 in Beaumont, TX will begin as scheduled. There has been rumor and speculation that the tour may be postponed or rescheduled, however Hits Deep 2020 was not, and will not be impacted by any rescheduling. All dates will proceed as originally planned. "Recently we've received a fair amount of questions, and have noticed some social media chatter about Hits Deep next year. We want to be clear so that no fans are confused. Hits Deep 2020 is on as scheduled, and we can't wait to join you for another year of your favorite artists delivering the songs that hit you deep!" said Awakening Events Director of Marketing Curtis Pinkerton. Tickets are on sale now, and links for tickets can be found at www.tobymac.com www.klove.com / or www.awakeningevents.com.[...]

  • Watch Country Music Icon Dolly Parton Perform with for KING & COUNTRY and Zach Williams
    on November 13, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Last night, country music legend Dolly Parton took the stage at the Country Music Awards alongside CCM flagship artists for KING & COUNTRY and Zach Williams. Click below to watch the inspiring performance. Parton performed a medley of faith-based songs, including "God Only Knows" with for KING & COUNTRY and "There Was Jesus" with Williams. The songs, each a milestone recording with the iconic country star, appear on the artists' most recent albums, respectively. "From the moment she called and shared "I'd just love to sing on your song, if you'll have me..." to her thoughtfulness in wanting to portray a woman of the night in the music video to highlight so many woman who have questions about their dignity and worth.. to last night and her championing so many including us, but not only that, using her[...]

  • Reach Records Recording Artist Wande Presents 'No Limits'
    on November 12, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Dubbed as a top six Christian hip hop rapper to know in 2019 by USA Today and the only female recognized in the category--Reach Records recording artist, Wande has had an explosive year! With her unique flow, infectious personality and strong work ethic; The Nigerian born and Texas raised lyricist wowed the team at Reach to become the first woman signed to the roster this past spring. Today, Wande is set to captivate audiences again with the release of her brand new double single, "No Limits." Produced by Jesse Calentine, "No Limits" features back-to-back tracks "No Cap" & "No Ceilings." Diverse in delivery but aligned with one message, "No Limits" ultimately declares with God there's no stopping Wande! "No Limits" further solidifies Wande as a top contender in the genre and is available today everywhere digital music is sold. Along with the audio, the "Blessed[...]

  • New Video Out Today from Christian Rapper G.L.O.
    on November 12, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    An emotional new video from Christian rap artist G.L.O for the single "Jericho" debuts today on YouTube and Facebook. The song is from "Reborn," the current album release from G.L.O, which stands for God's Love Only. "'Jericho' is a song that reflects Joshua 61-21, which is a reminder as Christ Followers that spiritual warfare is real and can be tough!," says G.L.O. "Throughout the song, I share my own personal fears and struggles that I've allowed the enemy to build in my heart. However, the Holy Spirit reminds me that God is Infinite and He is forever with me. Yes, spiritual warfare is real, but we can be encouraged in knowing that, just like in the days of Joshua, we have to persevere and trust in God that the walls will soon come crashing down." G.L.O is building a reputation for releasing powerful,[...]

  • Danny Gokey Suffers Burns on Feet Following Accident on Tour
    on November 11, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    While out on the Hope Encounter Tour this past weekend, CCM artist Danny Gokey suffered 2nd and 3rd degree burns on his feet due to a wardrobe steamer reservoir tipping over and the water scalding his feet. "Well...this weekend was one for the books & last night's show was definitely a new one for me," Danny posted on social media. "Did a little dance with my clothes steamer that didn't end well for me. Richmond, VA THANK YOU for your prayers & support in spite of my 'chair dancing' moves!" Despite his injury, Danny still performed his concert that night in Richmond, Virginia. (Photo credit Annette Holloway Photography)[...]

  • for KING & COUNTRY Extends 'Burn The Ships' Tour
    on November 11, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    After a successful tour around North America with several sold out shows, for KING & COUNTRY announced this morning that they would extend their "Burn The Ships Tour" into the spring. They're calling it the "Burn The Ships North America The 2020 Encore" tour. "We'll be playing all of your favorites including every song off burn the ships, and maybe even an unreleased song," the band shared on social media. "If you didn't get a chance to catch us this fall, don't miss out!"[...]

  • Annie Moses Band Announces 2019 Christmas with The Annie Moses Band Tour
    on November 11, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    PBS sensation and Emmy-nominated, award-winning folk group, Annie Moses Band, known for its fiery string playing and soulful renditions of beloved American songs, is taking its popular holiday show, Christmas with the Annie Moses Band, on tour for the 2019 Christmas season. Annie Moses Band launches its high-spirited, 16-city holiday tour across ten states beginning with a special performance Nov. 30 at The Caverns, a concert hall located deep underground at the base of Monteagle Mountain (Pelham, TN, southeast of Nashville) and home to the Emmy-winning, PBS television series Bluegrass Underground. The Caverns draws music fans from all over the world for concerts that span musical genres. With multiple sell-out crowds expected along the tour, Annie Moses Band will perform at events in major market cities such as Raleigh, Dallas (Fort Worth), Houston and more before the tour wraps up with back-to-back nights Dec. 23 and[...]

  • Zach Williams Wraps Successful Headlining Fall Tour
    on November 11, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    On Sunday evening, multi-award-winning artist and songwriter Zach Williams wrapped his fall headlining run of "The Rescue Story Tour." Bringing the show to more than 26,000 concertgoers in 20 markets around the U.S., the tour included numerous sold-out shows, including Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium and Williams' hometown of Jonesboro, AR. "The Rescue Story Tour" featured special guest artist Josh Baldwin of Bethel Music and was sponsored by Compassion International and Christian Healthcare Ministries. Williams brought a unique aspect to the headlining tour that was a highlight for the fans the "VIP Meat & Greet" experience. The "VIP Meat & Greet" was held prior to the concerts where Williams hosted an exclusive full-course gourmet meal prepared by Paul Fields, a professional chef from Napa Valley, CA. VIP attendees were also given specialty gift bags, premium concert seats, photo opportunities with Williams, and much more. Additional "Fan Meet & Greet"[...]

  • for KING & COUNTRY to Appear on Robin Roberts' Special 'Dolly Parton Here She Comes Again'
    on November 10, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Just one day prior to their highly anticipated CMA performance with world renowned entertainer Dolly Parton, for KING & COUNTRY is set to appear on "Good Morning America" co-anchor Robin Roberts' ABC special "Dolly Parton Here She Comes Again!" In the hourlong special, Joel and Luke Smallbone have a chance to divulge their extraordinary & sparkling collaboration on the duo's hit "God Only Knows." The pre-CMA Awards special airs TUESDAY, NOV. 12 (1000--1100 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network. for KING & COUNTRY is set to join nine-time CMA Award winner and world-renowned entertainer Dolly Parton to perform the hit single "God Only Knows" at "The 53rd Annual CMA Awards." Country Music's Biggest Night™ will be hosted by Dolly along with Reba McEntire and Carrie Underwood, and will air live from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 8/7c on the ABC Television Network.[...]

  • Lynda Randle and Michael Tait are 'Together For Christmas'
    on November 10, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Two of Christian music's most beloved sibling vocalists, Southern Gospel standout Lynda Randle and Newsboys frontman Michael Tait, are set to join forces this season for four exclusive "Together For Christmas" concerts around the country. With unmatched harmonies that effortlessly bridge genres, the duo will present an evening of sacred carols, holiday classics and cherished Christmas memories. The concerts will also highlight selections from both artists' repertoires, including Randle's signature songs "God On The Mountain" and "Motherless Child," and Tait's Newsboys hits "God's Not Dead" and "We Believe," among other favorites. In addition, the siblings will reminisce on family Christmases past and Randle will share a reading from her acclaimed children's book, "What's So Great About Mama's Plate?" Launching November 30 at Immanuel Baptist Church in Wichita, Kansas, the evening will feature Randle, Tait and their band along with a 50-voice choir. The "Together For Christmas" concert[...]

  • Sandra McCracken Releases First Holiday Album, 'Christmas'
    on November 10, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Newly signed to Integrity Music, Sandra McCracken announces the release of her first-ever holiday album titled Christmas. Available now, the singer, songwriter, and modern-day hymn writer has been writing and recording music for more than two decades, and Christmas is McCracken's debut with the label. Click here to listen to the album. Drawing from folk, gospel, and hymn traditions, McCracken is well-known for crafting songs that weave together storytelling and scripture all while translating God's comfort and love. Her new Christmas album is no exception. "I hope for my music to help stir people to ask the important questions, to bring comfort and hope, and to help people sing together. A Christmas album is all the more reason to do just that." As a lifetime fan of Christmas music, McCracken has had the desire to record her own holiday compilation for years. It was on[...]

  • Drake Kennedy Plays Final Shows with We Are Messengers
    on November 10, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    In a post on social media last month, We Are Messengers announced that their bass player Drake Kennedy would soon be leaving the band. This weekend, Drake wrapped up his final shows with the band during the last dates of the Power Tour. "Drake has given so much of his life and heart to We Are Messengers these past few years," lead singer Darren Mulligan wrote. "Unfortunately for us, God is calling Drake elsewhere. Honestly, this really hurts. I feel kind of nauseous even typing this and funnily enough he is sitting across the table from me in a coffee shop. He's the guy that introduced me to coffee vibes. The guy who carried more for this band than he should have," Darren continues. "The guy who has loved me at my best and at my worst. The guy who has lifted all our spirits when we couldn't[...]

  • The Persuaded Announces Lineup Change
    on November 9, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Rock group The Persuaded has announced the departure of their drummer, Trent Russell, due to health reasons. The band has also announced his replacement, Stephan Cannon. Fans may recognize Stephan Cannon from playing with bands Spoken, Zahna, and most recently, Silversyde, or from being on the road with Seventh Day Slumber. Trent took to social media to share "I've had 9 amazing years with this band and I've loved every second of it and the opportunities I had. Leaving this band is hard and it hurts to walk away being one of the founding members of the band, but I know God's peace is with me and the guys, I know He will carry us through this hard time." The Persuaded further added "Trent has been a vital part of this band literally since day 1. We love him so very much. And we are so honored[...]

  • Zauntee Debuts 'Fanatic' Music Video with Apple Music
    on November 7, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Fair Trade Services new artist, Zauntee, premiered a brand new music video today for his song "Fanatic" exclusively with Apple Music (click here). The song, which is available now on all digital platforms, is the debut track from Zauntee's album to release in 2020 and one that's particularly special to him and intentional as the first single to release. "Fanatic" represents his heart as an artist and speaks to his foundational desire to start a movement within the culture. "A zealot is radical and uncompromising in their beliefs, and that's what 'Fanatic' is all about," says Zauntee. "It's a call to inspire myself and others to stand for the Gospel and make the world a better place by chasing our purpose. If I can do it with all I've been through, you can do it too. You have greatness in you. Don't conform to[...]

  • Tenth Avenue North Releases Unique Music Video
    on November 7, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Today Tenth Avenue North debuts a new unique music video for the song, "No Shame," which is the title track from their most recent album released in August. Filmed in four different locations, the "Choose Your Journey" video allows the the individual viewer to decide their own journey with multiple options and endings. Join Tenth Avenue North as you scooter around Nashville, smell the flowers, perform on stage or party on the bus it is up to the viewer to choose their journey. "Every emotion we feel begins as a gift," shares Mike Donehey of Tenth Avenue North. "Even what can be perceived as negative emotions are really powerful signposts to our hearts that we have the freedom to move one way or the other. They invite us to make a choice. Will we move toward health or unhealthy? Will we choose isolation or ask for help and[...]

  • Lincoln Brewster Unveils New Christmas Album
    on November 7, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Integrity Music's Lincoln Brewster releases his new album, A Mostly Acoustic Christmas, today in time for the holiday season. This marks his second Christmas project and is a fun passion project that he recorded and self-produced at home with family and friends and the help of his two dogs. Click here to check out this festive project. "No programming, editing, copying and pasting, just real music," shares Lincoln Brewster. "Zoro, Norm Stockton, Roman V, Alex Chaney joined me as special guests I even got my mandolin out and dusted it off!" A Mostly Acoustic Christmas includes holiday classics like "Jingle Bells," "The Christmas Song," "O Come All Ye Faithful," and even a re-imagined version of "Linus & Lucy" from A Charlie Brown Christmas. The sounds of this album cover blues, jazz, and of course some classic Brewster shredding as played out in a re-visited version[...]

  • Donnie McClurkin Releases New Song 'All To The Glory of God'
    on November 7, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Through heartfelt ministry and stellar songwriting, multiple GRAMMY® Award-winning Gospel icon Donnie McClurkin, delivers a moving worship experience with the release of his new single "All To The Glory Of God" (CamDon Music/RCA Inspiration). Marking the fourth single released from McClurkin's forthcoming album, the new single is available now instantly with pre-order of A Different Song. His new album is set for release on November 15th. Penned by McClurkin, "All To The Glory Of God," emphasizes that how we live our life should exclusively be to bring glory to God, and that others should see Christ in all that we do. In addition to "All To The Glory Of God," fans can also enjoy previously released tracks "Not Yet," "There Is God," and "Pour My Praise On You," with his album pre-order. Aside from the album release, this month McClurkin celebrates his 60th birthday on November 9th, with a[...]

  • Mallary Hope Releases Two New Holiday Songs
    on November 7, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Singer/songwriter Mallary Hope releases two new Christmas songs on her previously released holiday EP, Christmas Is All About You, available today (11/8). The five-track collection features two new recordings as Hope puts her personal stamp on "A Baby Changes Everything" and "O Holy Night." The EP also highlights three previously released tracks, including Hope's cover of "Mary, Did You Know?" and original Christmas selections, "Just A Baby (Mary's Song)" and the title track. Listen to Christmas Is All About You HERE. This December, Hope will be a special guest on Point of Grace's A Christmas Story Tour, also featuring Aaron Shust. A full list of tour dates is below. Stream or purchase Christmas Is All About You HERE. For more information and all tour dates, visit www.mallaryhopemusic.com. Christmas Is All About You EP Track Listing Christmas Is All About You Just[...]

  • Sidewalk Prophets Celebrate the Season with Deluxe Edition of Beloved Christmas Album
    on November 7, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Sidewalk Prophets is giving their fans an early Christmas present with the release of an expanded version of their beloved holiday album, Merry Christmas To You (Great Big Family Edition), available today (11/8). The seasonal project includes all 12 tracks featured on the band's original 2013 release, as well as four brand-new recordings. The four additional tracks include two classic carols, "O Little Town of Bethlehem (Emmanuel)" and "O Holy Night"; and two originals, "Great Big Family Christmas" and "Don't Forget The Star." A full track listing is below. Listen to Merry Christmas To You (Great Big Family Edition) HERE. "When I get asked what album I am most proud of, I always say our Christmas record. It is full of joy, fun, memory-making and celebration. Our deluxe version of the album is like an extra dose of sprinkles on top of the Christmas cookie. The new[...]

  • Venture3media Releases Third Album In 'Simple Hymns' Series 'Songs Of Thanksgiving'
    on November 7, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Venture3Media (V3M) continues its Simple Hymns series with today's (Nov. 8) release of Simple Hymns Songs of Thanksgiving featuring such well-known worship leaders as Pat Barrett (Housefires), Leigh Nash (Sixpence None the Richer), Derri Daugherty (The Choir), Kelly Minter, Anthony Skinner and more. The 10-hymn album is available at iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify, Google Play and additional digital and streaming outlets globally. Along with the new music, compelling acoustic videos of all the songs being sung by the artists were recorded and are featured on a companion Simple Hymns Songs of Thanksgiving Digital Deluxe version of the album that is exclusively available from Apple Music and iTunes. Songs of Thanksgiving is the third of several new recordings in the Simple Hymns series to release over the next year. The new album follows the Songs[...]

  • Christy Nockels Releases 'The Thrill Of Hope Renewed' Christmas Album Today
    on November 7, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Three-time GMA Dove Award-winning worship leader, singer-songwriter Christy Nockels announces the release of The Thrill of Hope Renewed today (Nov. 8) on Keeper's Branch Records with global distribution through The Fuel Music. Available now at iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Spotify, Google Play, Pandora and more digital retail and streaming outlets everywhere through https//the-fuel-music.lnk.to/thrillofhoperenewed, the 15-track Christmas album includes both classics and original songs that share the hope we have in Jesus; that He has come and that He's here with us now. Produced by her husband, Nathan Nockels (Passion, Matt Redman, Laura Story), this new offering is based on Christy's acclaimed debut Christmas album The Thrill of Hope (2016) that has been nearly completely re-recorded. While favorite "Advent Hymn" was a plaintive piano vocal, it is now a full band arrangement that MultiTracks.com, a resource for worship leaders, will be featuring this season. The[...]

  • JJ Weeks Releases 'The Sound Of Freedom,' Joins Winter Jam Tour 2020
    on November 7, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Renowned, Macon, GA-based singer-songwriter JJ Weeks, known for writing and leading hit-making songs like "Let Them See You," "Alive In Me," "What Kind Of Love," "Do Not Be Afraid" and most recently, "Choices," is now offering "The Sound of Freedom." The single hits digital retail and streaming outlets globally from Radiate Music today (Nov. 8) and goes for adds at radio beginning in January. "Freedom comes out differently for everyone, but it is unmistakable when every chain hits the floor," says Weeks. "Imagine standing guilty in front of judge and jury and your sins, condemnation, temptations, hopelessness, depression, not feeling like you're enough, fear and whatever you may be dealing with is all laid out for everyone to see. Then, with one word coming from the corner of the room, it all vanishes because the King says, 'That's my child.' That's the freedom I'm talking about in[...]

  • Matthew West Set to Release New Album February 14, 2020
    on November 7, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Multi-Award Winning singer/songwriter Matthew West will release his new project, Brand New, on February 14, 2020 as his first album on Provident Label Group/Sony Music and his imprint Story House Music. Today the pre-order for Brand New is available here. "The title Brand New does represent where I find myself these days," explains Matthew West about the upcoming release. "Signing with a new label, starting my own management company, building a new songwriting house and studio called The Story House, and with that, a flood of new songs. But the title really has an even deeper meaning than just a representation of where I'm at in my career. Brand New is actually inspired by the idea of looking back, or what's more, going back. In many ways this is an album about returning to the days when I was a new Christian, and my faith felt fresh[...]

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