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The Purpose Hotel Surpasses Kickstarter Goal
Nashville, Tenn. (September 14, 2016) – Receiving an overwhelmingly positive response after sharing their vision with the world, The Purpose Hotel™ campaign has exceeded the initial goal of $347,000 pledged on Kickstarter in less than 48 hours. The project relaunch on September 12 tracked faster..
Chris Tomlin's Children’s Book "Good Good Father" To Release This Fall
Nashville, Tenn. (September 6, 2016) – Chris Tomlin, Christian worship leader and Grammy and Dove award-winning music artist, has written songs that are sung by more people on a weekly basis than any other songwriter in the world. Now, his most recent single and K-LOVE “Song of the Year,” Good..
Switchfoot’s "Live It Well" Garners No. 1 Spot On Hot AC Radio Chart
Nashville, Tenn. (Sept. 2, 2016 ) - GRAMMY® winning SWITCHFOOT's “Live It Well” has topped the Hot AC Chart at Christian radio. The hit comes from the GRAMMY® winners' tenth studio album Where The Light Shines Through (Vanguard Records, Capitol Christian Music Group) which debuted at No. 1 on the..
Chris Tomlin Announces One Night Only Cinema Event
Nashville, Tenn. (August 11, 2016) – On October 25, the church will join together for a unique moment in time - Worship Night In America: An Evening Of Unity And Prayer For Our Country. The one night only event will hit movie theaters across the nation, calling all streams of the church to..
Skillet's "Unleashed" Tops Itunes Rock Chart
(Nashville, Tenn. – August 5, 2016) – GRAMMY®-nominated rockers Skillet have released their ninth studio album and the first in nearly three years, Unleashed (Atlantic), today. Unleashed is currently No. 1 on the iTunes Top Rock Albums Chart and No. 2 on the iTunes Top Albums Chart. The 12-track..
Skillet Expand "The Unleashed Tour" To Europe And Russia
Nashville, Tenn. (July 29, 2016) – Grammy-nominated rockers Skillet have expanded “The Unleashed Tour” with additional stops throughout Europe and Russia this Fall. The new string of dates will kick off on November 6th in Paris, France and take the band through Europe and Russia before ending on..
Hillsong UNITED To Unveil LIVE Visual Album
Nashville, Tenn. (July 1, 2016) - Incorporating breathtaking imagery from Israel, platinum-selling Hillsong UNITED will debut Of Dirt And Grace - Live From The Land available from July 15 - a LIVE visual take on songs from their best selling record EMPIRES. The Beatitudes served as the essence..
Full Circle Academy Presents Music-Makers Bootcamp Course
Nashville, Tenn. (June 22, 2016) - Full Circle Academy presents the first Music-Makers Bootcamp, dedicated to producers, artists and songwriters in the Nashville area. Featuring special guest coaches Mia Fieldes (Chart-Topping Songwriter), Matt Hammitt (Hit Artist and Songwriter), Sean Moffitt..
Skillet To Embark On U.S. Headline Tour
Nashville, Tenn. (June 21, 2016) – Grammy-nominated rockers Skillet will embark on a headline tour of the United States this September. The tour will kick off on September 22 in Clive, IA and run through October with more dates to be added and announced in the near future. The tour will..
Skillet's "Feel Invincible" Named Theme Song For TBS' E-League
Nashville, Tenn. (June 10, 2016) – Hailing from their awaited release of Unleashed (Aug. 5), "Feel Invincible" from Grammy-nominated rockers Skillet has been chosen as the theme song for TBS' E-League, a live competitive video gaming tournament. Seen in over 80 countries around..
Skillet New Album "Unleashed"; See Release Date and Tracklist
(New York, NY – May 20th, 2016) – Grammy-nominated rockers Skillet will release Unleashed, their new studio album and follow up to their 2013 release Rise, which bowed at #4 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart.
Switchfoot To Release New Studio Album; See Details
May 13, 2016 – Multi-platinum selling alternative rock band SWITCHFOOT announced their upcoming album, Where The Light Shines Through, which will be released on July 8th, 2016 via Vanguard Records in partnership with Capitol Christian Music Group. Where The Light Shines Through, the band's tenth..
Urban Rescue To Unveil "Wild Heart" May 6th
Nashville, Tenn. (April 4, 2016) — LA-based revival band Urban Rescue is preparing to release Wild Heart, the group's first full album with Rend Family Records, available May 6. Fans got a glimpse of what to expect from the project with Urban Rescue's 5-track Wild Heart EP, which released..
NEEDTOBREATHE To Return With "H A R D L O V E" Available July 15th
Nashville, Tenn. (April 1, 2016) — GRAMMY Award®-nominated Atlantic recording group NEEDTOBREATHE has announced early details of their forthcoming new album. “H A R D L O V E” arrives everywhere on July 15th. “H A R D L O V E” is now available for pre-order, with all purchases accompanied..
Hillsong Worship Releases Easter Single "Grace To Grace"
Nashville, Tenn. (March 18, 2016) — Debuting in time for the celebration of Easter, Hillsong Worship is unveiling "Grace To Grace," their newest single composed by Joel Houston and Chris Davenport. In support of the song, "Grace To Grace" is being released digitally to all accounts..
Zealand Worship Unveils New Songs
Nashville, Tenn. (March 17, 2016) - The story of Zealand Worship continues to unfold as the band is sharing acoustic videos supporting a mix of brand new songs and celebrated tunes from their newest release, Zealand Worship The EP (Word Worship). Continuing to reiterate that their success is not..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
Fellowship Creative's "Eclipsed" Available Now
Nashville, Tenn. (January 29, 2016) — Fellowship Creative is a movement of artists emerging from and revolving around Fellowship Church (Grapevine, TX.), and they make music because they believe it reaches people in a way nothing else can. Their aim is to spread hope with their latest release..
Phil Joel's Zealand Worship Releases "Zealand Worship The EP"
Nashville, Tenn. (January 29, 2016) - Zealand Worship, led by long-time Newsboys bassist and vocalist Phil Joel, has unveiled new music with Word Worship, a division of Word Entertainment, bearing the name Zealand Worship The EP. Among the songs featured on the EP is “Good Good Father..
MTV Exclusively Unveils Hillsong Young & Free’s “Where You Are” Music Video
Nashville, Tenn. (January 21, 2016) - Hillsong Young & Free’s newest single “Where You Are” has taken over MTV! Filmed in their native Australia, the music video is appearing exclusively across the popular network’s three broadcast channels (MTV, MTVHits, mtvU) as well as MTV.com and mtvU.com..