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Elisabeth Hasselbeck And Matthew West To Host 2016 K-LOVE Fan Awards
Nashville, Tenn. (January 20, 2016) - Elisabeth Hasselbeck and Matthew West are set to host the 2016 K-LOVE Fan Awards live from the Grand Ole Opry House on June 5, 2016. K-LOVE, the leading Christian music radio network with a weekly listenership of over 14 million people, will once..
Grammy Acclaimed Crowder Debuts "Neon Steeple Extravaganza"
Nashville, Tenn. (January 15, 2016) – After a surprise digital EP release last fall, Crowder has debuted Neon Steeple Extravaganza, an expanded edition of his widely acclaimed Neon Steeple (2014) available in retail stores today. Included in the physical release are songs from his first solo..
K-LOVE/AIR1 And Food For The Hungry Will Present TobyMac's HITS DEEP TOUR 2016
Nashville, Tenn. (January 15, 2016) - Known for his dynamic live show, six-time GRAMMY® winner TobyMac and K-LOVE/AIR1 will present the talent-packed, multi-artist "HITS DEEP TOUR," visiting over 25 markets in spring 2016. Leading the nationwide run alongside his DiverseCity Band, the multi..
Passion Debuts At No. 3 On Billboard Digital Albums Chart
Nashville, Tenn. (January 13, 2016) — Passion: Salvation's Tide Is Rising skyrocketed up the charts after its January 1 digital release, debuting at No. 3 on Billboard's Digital Albums Chart and No. 6 on Billboard's Top Albums Chart. The album also debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's..
The Afters Premiere "Live On Forever" Music Video
Nashville, Tenn. (January 12, 2016) — The Afters blew fans away this morning with the premiere of their highly-anticipated new music video for "Live On Forever." The band debuted the video for their latest single exclusively on their website and spent time hanging out with fans online in..
PEOPLE Exclusively Features Colton Dixon's Wedding
Nashville, Tenn. (January 11, 2016) — Exclusively featured on PEOPLE.com, Colton Dixon married Annie Coggeshall in Nashville last Friday. The popular weekly will be the first to run additional photos of the wedding in their upcoming print issue, hitting newsstands this Friday. In attendance..
Stars Go Dim's Josh Roach Welcomes Baby Boy
Zedekiah Aric James Roach was born to Stars Go Dim drummer, Josh Roach and Audrey Roach Monday, January 4, 2016. Stars Go Dim is currently out on the Winter Jam tour, and Josh’s red eye flight from Grand Rapids to Tulsa the night before his son's birth was cancelled at the last minute..
New Passion Project Debuts At No. 1 On iTunes Christian Albums Chart
Nashville, Tenn. (January 4, 2016) — Several of the world's most renowned worship leaders came together to write and record Passion: Salvation's Tide Is Rising, which debuted at No. 1 on the iTunes Christian Albums chart and reached the Top 5 overall after its January 1 digital release..
Chris Tomlin's ADORE Tour Sells Out As Album Tops Billboard & Radio Charts
Nashville, Tenn. (December 17, 2015) — Chris Tomlin's ADORE: Christmas Songs Of Worship has received overwhelming response since its October release, originally debuting atop Billboard's Holiday Albums Chart. ADORE continues to hold strong on the chart, just behind Pentatonix and..
Phil Wickham’s "This Is Amazing Grace" Receives RIAA Gold Certification
Nashville, Tenn. (December 15, 2015) - Phil Wickham's acclaimed single "This Is Amazing Grace” was honored with RIAA Gold Certification for both sales and streams of the song off of his 2013 project, The Ascension. Reaching No. 1 on Billboard’s National Christian Audience Chart..
Hillsong Young & Free Surprises Listeners With Brand New Single “Where You Are"
Nashville, Tenn. (December 11, 2015) - Surprise! Hillsong Young & Free has unveiled a brand new single titled “Where You Are." Originally announced through the band’s social media conversation followed by millions around the world, the upbeat EDM sounding “Where You Are” is the first song..
TobyMac Honored With Two Grammy Nominations
Nashville, Tenn. (December 9, 2015) - With nods in both the Best Contemporary Christian Music Album and Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song categories, six-time GRAMMY® winner TobyMac was honored with two nominations during Monday’s announcements of the 58th Annual..
Billboard Premieres Live Version of Hillsong UNITED’s "Even When It Hurts" Video
Nashville, Tenn. (Dec. 8, 2015) - After an exclusive music video premiere on Billboard.com, platinum selling Hillsong UNITED’s “Even When It Hurts” is being given away with a donation to the international work of World Vision as they aim to provide Syrian refugee families with urgent care..
Sixstepsrecords' Chris Tomlin and Crowder Earn GRAMMY Nominations
Nashville, Tenn. (December 7, 2015) — sixstepsrecords' Chris Tomlin and Crowder each garnered a GRAMMY® nomination today for the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards. Tomlin's Love Ran Red is nominated for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album while Crowder's "Lift Your Head Weary..
Laura Story To Make Grand Ole Opry Debut
Nashville, Tenn. (December 7, 2015) — GRAMMY® Award Winner Laura Story will make her Grand Ole Opry debut tomorrow, December 8, at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. Story will join the ranks of legends who have taken part in the world-famous show, which is celebrating its 90th..
The New York Times, People Magazine, Delilah, and More Support "MercyMe, It’s Christmas!"
Nashville, Tenn. (December 2, 2015) - Fresh off their performance in the 89th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, MercyMe’s newest holiday record, MercyMe, It’s Christmas! is resonating with media nationwide. The New York Times noted their “sleek spin” on holiday carols as well as..
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® Partners With Michael W. Smith For Christmas Tour
Lebanon, Tenn. (Dec. 1, 2015) – Michael W. Smith will once again partner with Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® for his nationwide Christmas tour and the exclusive “Michael W. Smith Hymns II - Shine On Us” album, which releases Jan. 29, 2016. The tour will hit more than a dozen markets..
Laura Story's Favorite Things For The Christmas Season
Talented worship leader and songwriter Laura Story brings her first Christmas album, God With Us, to celebrate the holiday season. Laura is well known for her inspirational, certified RIAA Gold hit “Blessings,” which won her awards several times over, including a 2012 Billboard Music Award..
MercyMe's Favorite Things For The Christmas Season
Since their debut in 2001, GRAMMY®-nominated, multiple American Music Award and Dove Award winners MercyMe have sold more than 8.5 million units in CD, single and DVD sales, garnered 27 No. 1 multi-format Christian radio singles and four consecutive mainstream radio hits. Their..
Chris Tomlin's Favorite Things For The Christmas Season
Adore: Christmas Songs of Worship features Lauren Daigle and All Sons & Daughters. With over 5.7 million albums and 9.1 million digital tracks in career sales, it’s estimated over 30 million people sing the songs of GRAMMY® winner Chris Tomlin each week. Favorite Songs on the Album..
Colton Dixon To Perform LIVE on FOX & Friends
Worldwide TV Broadcast Premiere of "Limitless" on Friday Morning, November 13 in the Eight O'Clock Hour (ET). "Limitless" is the most added song this week on the AC Christian and Hot AC radio charts. Dixon is currently touring alongside GRAMMY® Award winner TobyMac on his ***THIS IS NOT A TEST..
Sara Groves’ "Floodplain" Stuns Critics
Nashville, Tenn. (November 11, 2015) - Floodplain, the newest album from Sara Groves is debuting to critical celebration with reviews even noting it as “one of the top albums of the year.” The November 6 release on FairTrade Services marks Groves honestly contemplating want and provision, personal..
MercyMe to Appear on Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
Nashville, Tenn. (November 3, 2015) – Current American Music Award nominees MercyMe will appear on the 89th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, live from New York City on NBC. With an expected 3.5 million spectators along the route and 50 million viewers tuning in, the parade will air..
Surprise! Crowder Drops "Neon Porch Extravaganza"
Nashville, Tenn. (October 30, 2015) - GRAMMY® acclaimed artist Crowder has unveiled Neon Porch Extravaganza today, surprising listeners with a live album recorded in his new hometown of Atlanta. Complete with his famed touring sidekick, Kenny Rodgers The Arctic Fox as the cover art, Neon..
Chris Tomlin's "Good Good Father" Tops iTunes Christian Songs
Nashville, Tenn. (October 29, 2015) — GRAMMY® Award winner Chris Tomlin's new single "Good Good Father" is resonating with listeners everywhere and hasn't left the top spot on the iTunes Christian Songs Chart since its October 2 release, already spending almost four weeks at No. 1. On Billboard, Tomlin..
Stars Go Dim's Self-Titled Debut Album Available Today
Nashville, Tenn. (October 29, 2015) — Stars Go Dim, the newest addition to Fervent Records, is set to release their self-titled debut album, Stars Go Dim, tomorrow October 30. The album will release to all digital music providers, and Stars Go Dim is partnering exclusively with Lifeway Christian..
Rend Collective Launches Rend Family Records With Capitol Christian Music Group
Nashville, Tenn. (October 23, 2015) — Northern Irish folk worship band Rend Collective has announced the launch of Rend Family Records, a partnership with Capitol Christian Music Group and an endeavor stemming from the group's heart..
Sara Groves To Unveil Deeply Personal Album "Floodplain" November 6th
Nashville, Tenn. (October 20, 2015) - Floodplain, the newest album from thought-provoking singer/songwriter Sara Groves, will release on November 6 with FairTrade Services. Groves produced the anticipated new effort in..
Author Darlene Brock Launches The Grit & Grace Project
Nashville, Tenn. (October 15, 2015) — Today, marks the launch of The Grit & Grace Project, an online movement devoted to "building a community of women who believe that life's challenges neither defeat nor define them," helmed by author and..
"Best Of Sanctus Real" Debuts To Critics’ Acclaim
Nashville, Tenn. (October 15, 2015) – A Quintessential Contemporary Christian band of the past two decades, Sanctus Real released their final album Best Of Sanctus Real (Oct. 9) with lead singer Matt Hammitt at the helm. The new..