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Citizen Way's "Adventurous And Energetic" Album "2.0" Available Now
Nashville, Tenn. (March 16, 2016) — Citizen Way's highly anticipated sophomore album 2.0 debuted last week to a warm reception among critics who say the new music "takes the originally high bar set by Citizen Way and raises it even further" (The Christian Beat). Fans, critics and fellow..
Gungor Launches Pre-Order Of "One Wild Life: Spirit"
Nashville, Tenn. (16 March 2016) - GRAMMY® -nominated artist Gungor has launched the pre-order of their upcoming release One Wild Life: Spirit. iTunes pre-order includes an immediate download of the tracks “Kiss the Night,” “Hurricane” and “Wonder.” The upcoming record features 11..
Reunion Records' 1GN Set To Release Sophomore Album "Unite" April 15th
Nashville, Tenn (March 16, 2016) - Power pop vocal group 1GN, formerly 1 Girl Nation, is set to release its anticipated sophomore album, Unite, on April 15 with Reunion Records. The GMA Dove Award New Artist Nominee is excited to bring fans new music with a meaningful message..
Newsboys' "Love Riot" Tops Multiple Charts
Nashville, Tenn. — Love Riot, the critically acclaimed new recording by Platinum®-selling FairTrade Services artist Newsboys, debuted at the top of multiple charts following its March 4 release, marking one of the biggest sales weeks for a Christian artist to date this year. The album..
Phil Wickham’s Anticipated "Children Of God" To Debut April 22nd
Nashville, Tenn. (March 1, 2016) - Phil Wickham's highly anticipated new full length album Children Of God will debut on April 22, 2016. Marking his first LP in three years, Children Of God comes on the heels of the impactful single "This Is Amazing Grace," which was certified RIAA Gold and named..
Kutless Announces "The Bring It On Tour" With 7eventh Time Down And Others
Seattle, Wash. (February 24, 2016) - Kutless announces their spring tour "The Bring It On Tour" featuring BEC Recordings' labelmates 7eventh Time Down and special guests Meredith Kinleigh and Natasha Owens. The multi-city tour will kick off on March 3 in Husdon, FL and conclude on April 3 in..
TFK Releases First Radio Single "Running With Giants" From EXHALE
One of today’s best-loved, adrenaline-fused rock bands, THOUSAND FOOT KRUTCH (TFK), has widely increased its boundaries since going independent in 2012. With over 400 million YouTube views in the last year alone, the band has also logged over 350,000 albums and one million singles sold along..
Meredith Andrews Soars Into Release Week With New Album "Deeper"
Nashville, Tenn. - February 18, 2016 - Word Worship artist Meredith Andrews is releasing her new album, Deeper, available everywhere tomorrow, February 19. This multi-Dove Award winning artist releases her fourth album as she continues to utilize her musical artistry to share about God's never..
YouTube Spaces Livestream Planned for Hillsong Young & Free's Newest Album
Nashville, Tenn. (February 17, 2016) - Hillsong Young & Free will be streaming the premiere of their newest album Youth Revival (Feb. 26) from the popular YouTube Spaces in Los Angeles on Feb. 23. Listeners from around the globe will be able to tune in at 4 pm P.S.T. to hear the newest songs..
Decyfer Down To Release "The Other Side Of Darkness" April 1st
Following Grammy and Dove Award nominations, a trio of best-selling major label albums and seven chart-topping singles alongside viral videos, Decyfer Down returns with the April 1 release of The Other Side Of Darkness through The Fuel Music. After more than a two-year hiatus from recording and touring..
TobyMac Honored With Seventh Career Grammy Award
Nashville, Tenn. (February 16, 2016) – Multi-platinum selling TobyMac was recognized with his seventh career GRAMMY® Award for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album for THIS IS NOT A TEST at the 58th Annual GRAMMY® Awards. THIS IS NOT TEST, his sixth studio album, debuted at No. 1 on..
Hillsong UNITED Unveils Music Videos Utilizing Cutting Edge 360 VR Technology
Nashville, Tenn. (February 12, 2016) - Giving viewers a literal 360 degree perspective, Hillsong UNITED has surprised fans with two 360 live performance videos for their newest radio single “Say The Word” and their well-known “Relentless (remix)." Ranging from views of stage front to..
Thousand Foot Krutch Releases First Track "Incomplete" From "EXHALE" Album
One of today’s best-loved, adrenaline-fused rock bands, THOUSAND FOOT KRUTCH (TFK), is beginning to loudly “exhale” after “inhaling” for the last year-and-a-half with its second consecutive Hard Rock No. 1 and Billboard Top 10 overall album, OXYGEN:INHALE. With TFK’s EXHALE slated to release..
Modern Day Cure Offers Free Download From New Album
The foursong EP is the band’s third record, produced by Tyrus Morgan and Jay Speight of Lift Music Co. in Nashville, Tenn. The band released the album in October 2015 after hosting a release show in their hometown of Saginaw. The album has been embraced across Michigan and received national..
Nine Lashes Set To Release New Studio Album "Ascend" March 11th
Seattle, Wash. (February 11, 2016) – BEC Recordings is excited to announce a brand new studio album from Nine Lashes, releasing March 11. Ascend is the follow-up album to their successful sophomore project From Water To War (Tooth & Nail), which released in 2014. This Alabama band worked..
Mark Wagner Releases Album "Love & Be Loved"
Nashville, Tenn. — Singer/songwriter Mark Wagner is slated to bow Love & Be Loved, his STORYSONG Music solo debut, this Friday. Love & Be Loved also marks the label’s first solo artist release following 2013’s STORYSONG Volume 1 compilation, and 2015’s multi-artist project, OrphanSong. As with previous..
Newsboys Incite A "Love Riot" March 4th
Nashville, Tenn. — Love Riot, the highly anticipated new studio recording from Platinum®-selling, GRAMMY®-nominated Newsboys, is set to bow March 4, with digital pre-orders available now at iTunes and Amazon Music. The band’s FairTrade Services debut, Love Riot was produced by Mark..
Jeremy Camp Announces The "I Will Follow" Tour With Mandisa
(High Point N.C.) February 5, 2016 - Platinum-Selling Recording Artist Jeremy Camp embarks on his I Will Follow Tour with Mandisa this spring making stops in multiple cities sharing music from his latest project of the same name, 'I Will Follow.' The tour also features special guest Finding..
Radiate Music To Release "Austin & Lindsey Adamec" Self-Titled Debut March 25th
Worship leader, multi-instrumentalist and singer/songwriter Austin Adamec and acclaimed vocalist, songwriter and former 1 Girl Nation member Lindsey Adamec release their self-titled debut EP from Radiate Music March 25 with The Fuel Music distribution. The worship songs featured on..
NewSpring's "Difference Maker" Now Available
Los Angeles, Ca. – February 5th, 2016 – NewSpring, the South Carolina Worship outfit has released their brand new EP, Difference Maker, their first official release on Dream Records / Dream Worship. The new EP is chalked full of great worship, heartfelt lyrics and impressive melodies and..
Covenant Worship Encourages Listeners To "Take Heart" With New Album
Integrity Music announces the February 26 global release of Take Heart, a new live album from Covenant Worship, the music ministry of the Dallas area based multi-cultural and multi-generational Covenant Church. Inspired by Jesus’ words in John 16:33 (“...In this world, you will have trouble..
Hillsong UNITED Brings EMPIRES Tour To The United States With Dates Already Sold-Out
Nashville, Tenn. (February 3, 2016) – After recent stops in India, Singapore and Indonesia, Billboard Music Award winners Hillsong UNITED will bring their highly acclaimed EMPIRES tour to the United States, featuring special guests Rend Collective. In their first touring return to North America..
Full Circle Music Launches Podcast Featuring Top Industry Influencers
Nashville, Tenn. (February 2, 2016) - Focusing on the experiences, knowledge, skills and advice of the best in music, Full Circle Music has launched a weekly podcast, The Full Circle Music Show, giving veterans a chance to share what they have learned in the industry. Episodes of the Full..
Stars Go Dim's Debut Album Is Now Available
Nashville, Tenn. (February 2, 2016) — Stars Go Dim is breaking into the Christian music world with their debut self-titled album, and critics and fans alike are welcoming the band with open arms. After debuting digitally in October, along with an exclusive physical release through Lifeway..
New Hope Oahu Featured On The Latest Dude Perfect Video
Los Angeles, CA (February, 2016) — Dream Worship is excited to announce the single "Never Gonna Stop" from New Hope Oahu's latest album "Greater Together" is featured on the newest Dude Perfect video. Dude Perfect is a sports entertainment group who got their start on YouTube. Most known for..
Audio Adrenaline's "Sound Of The Saints" Impacts Radio
Nashville, Tenn. — “Sound of the Saints,” the latest single from GRAMMY® Award-winning FairTrade Services recording artist Audio Adrenaline, officially released to Christian radio formats last month on the heels of multiple early adds from key stations around the country. An enhanced..
Critics Say Passion Has "Never Sounded Better" With Latest Release "Salvation's Tide Is Rising"
Nashville, Tenn. (February 1, 2016) — Fans are finally able to get their hands on copies of Passion: Salvation's Tide Is Rising, now available in physical format after releasing digitally earlier this month. The album debuted at No. 3 on Billboard's Digital Albums Chart, No. 6 on..
Skillet's "Monster" Is Biggest Digital Single In CCM History
Nashville, Tenn. (February 1, 2016) - Upon RIAA 2x platinum certification and accumulating over 2.6 million in sales and streams, multi-platinum rock band Skillet’s hit single “Monster” continues to live up to its name, now recognized as the biggest digital single in Christian music history. Even..
Urban Rescue's "Wild Heart EP" Debuts With Rend Family Records
Nashville, Tenn. (February 1, 2016) — Urban Rescue, an LA-based revival band, has released Wild Heart EP, their first official release with Rend Family Records - a partnership between Irish worship band Rend Collective and Capitol Christian Music Group. "My prayer for people when they hear..
Audrey Assad’s "Inheritance" Available For Pre-Order Now
Critically lauded singer, songwriter and author, Audrey Assad, internationally releases her second independent album, Inheritance, Feb 12 on Fortunate Fall Records with Tone Tree Music distribution. A collection of hymns and original songs that both pay homage to her childhood heritage and to her..