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King & Country Launch Fall Headline Tour
Nashville, Tenn. (June 24, 2016) Two-time GRAMMY-Award winners for KING & COUNTRY will embark on their biggest headline tour to date this fall, along with KB and special guest Jordan Feliz. The tour, dubbed “Priceless | The Tour [Fall 2016],” will correspond with the band’s first feature..
Lindy Conant & The Circuit Riders Make Their Debut With "Every Nation"
14 June 2016 - Franklin, Tenn - To the surprise of many music industry insiders, this week’s Christian Billboard No. 1 album is Every Nation by Lindy Conant & The Circuit Riders, a previously unknown independent worship artist. Every Nation released June 4th in partnership with RMA..
Word Entertainment Takes Home Three K-LOVE Fan Awards
Nashville, Tenn. – 7 June 2016 – Word Entertainment is proud to announce three total wins, the most of any record label, at the 2016 K-LOVE Fan Awards, held last night at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, the exciting culmination of the K-LOVE Fan Awards weekend. Artists for KING & COUNTRY..
7eventh Time Down's Single Continues To Climb Charts
Seattle, Wa. - (MAY 13, 2016) - BEC Recordings' rockers 7eventh Time Down continues to impact fans with their radio single and title track "God Is On The Move." The single is currently No. 3 at the National Audience Chart with more than nine million impressions. The single has also remained..
Group 1 Crew Set To Release New Studio Album; See Details
15 April 2016 - Nashville, Tenn - With three No. 1 singles, six top 5 radio hits and music featured on MTV, VH1, NBC and Fox to name a few, five-time Dove Award-winning Group 1 Crew is set to debut their fifth full-length studio album, titled POWER, on July 29 (Fervent Records). The pre-sale for the..
"Chasing Grace" Set To Release On DVD May 3rd
Nashville, Tenn. – 28 March 2016 – The faith-based drama, Chasing Grace, is set to release to DVD May 3 with Word Films (Captive, Noble and Adrenaline). Adapted from the novel Discovering Grace, the film was directed, executive produced, starred and written by David Temple (The Last Passport..
Francesca Battistelli Gives Birth To Her Third Child
Nashville, Tenn - 23 March 2016 - Francesca Battistelli, who received her first GRAMMY Award last month, has given birth to her third child, a son named Isaac James Goodwin. He entered the world on Sunday, March 20 weighing 10 lbs., 9 oz. at 23 inches. Please join her, Matt, her husband and..
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..
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..
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..
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..
Jesus Culture's "Let It Echo" Debuts At Top 20 On Billboard Albums Chart
Nashville, Tenn. - January 26, 2016 - Jesus Culture's newest release, Let It Echo, is a Top 20 album on Billboard charts debuting at No. 16 on the Top Albums, No. 12 on the Digital Albums and No. 2 on the Christian Albums charts along with No. 35 on the Billboard Top 200 chart. This is the group's..
Meredith Andrews' New Album "Deeper" Begins Pre-Sale
Nashville, Tenn - 22 January 2016 - On February 19 Word Worship artist Meredith Andrews will release her new album, Deeper, and beginning today the album is available for pre-sale. With every advance order of Deeper through iTunes or Amazon, there will be two instant grat songs: "Soar" and "I..
Matthew West Shares A Heartfelt Call To Action With His New Music Video "Untold"
For years I've been using my platform of music encouraging people to realize how each one of our lives is a story in the making, and how each of our stories can have a great impact on the world. Sadly, we live in a world where many stories are ended before they even have the chance to begin..
Jesus Culture's New Album "Let It Echo" Is Available Now
Nashville, Tenn. (January 15, 2016) - Jesus Culture's new live album - Let It Echo - is available today. This is the first album recorded live at their church in Sacramento, CA. This is the group's ninth live album and first Jesus Culture release with their partnership with Captiol..
Hawk Nelson Debuts New Music Video For "Diamonds"
Nashville, Tenn. – January 14, 2015 – Hawk Nelson is adding another successful single to their growing collection of radio favorites. The band dropped “Diamonds” last week and is already charting at No. 36 National Christian Audience, No. 26 AC Monitored, No. 25 AC Indicator, and No..
WOW 20th Anniversary Release Announced For Mar. 18th
Nashville, Tenn. (January 14, 2016) Capitol Christian Music Group, Provident Label Group and Word Entertainment announce the March 18th release of the ultimate collection from the WOW Hits brand – WOW Hits 20th Anniversary. The two CD set will include 30 iconic songs from the most significant..
Third Day's "Soul On Fire" Awarded As Most Played Song Of 2015 At Christian Radio
8 January 2016 - Franklin, Tenn - 2015 was a great end-of-the-year wrap up for THIRD DAY. With the announcement of their GRAMMY® Award nomination for "Soul On Fire," it was also revealed that "Soul On Fire" was the most played song at Christian radio in 2015. The single was officially named..
Meredith Andrews Announces Feb. 19th Release Of New Album "Deeper"
Nashville, Tenn - 7 January 2016 - Multi-Dove award-winning recording artist and songwriter Meredith Andrews has revealed the cover and track listing to her upcoming studio album, titled Deeper. Produced by Jacob Sooter, Jason Ingram, Paul Mabury and Seth Mosley, this is her fourth album with Word..
Building 429 Makes Top Year-End Lists For 2015
21 December 2015 - Franklin, Tenn - "Impossible," the No. 1 single from GRAMMY®-nominated and multi-award winning band Building 429, has been selected as one of the Best Songs of 2015 in the Christian/Gospel genre according to the editorial team at iTunes. The band's album UNASHAMED..
Jesus Culture Pre-Order For "Let It Echo" Available Now
Nashville, Tenn. (December 18, 2015) Jesus Culture will be releasing their new album - Let It Echo - on January 15, 2016. This is the first album recorded live in front of their congregation at their newly established campus in Sacramento, CA. The album can now be pre-ordered on iTunes along..
Essential Music Publishing Writer And Producer Jason Ingram Receives Grammy Nominations
Nashville, Tenn. (December 17, 2015) Essential Music Publishing writer and producer, Jason Ingram, was honored with three GRAMMY® nominations for the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards. Ingram received a songwriter nomination on Matt Maher’s song “Because He Lives (Amen)” for “Best Contemporary..
Tenth Avenue North Announces Spring Tour With Hawk Nelson And I AM THEY
Nashville, Tenn. (December 17, 2015) Tenth Avenue North announces their spring leg of the "All The Earth Is Holy Ground" with special guests Hawk Nelson and I Am They. The 30+ city tour, with more dates to be announced, is sponsored by Compassion International and will kick off on February 18..
Capitol Christian Music Group Receives 15 Grammy Nods
Nashville, Tenn. (December 11, 2015) Capitol Christian Music Group artists and songwriters celebrate 15 GRAMMY® nominations within its labels, publishing and distributed labels. Leading the nominations for Capitol Christian Music Group include Chris Tomlin and TobyMac each receiving..
Essential Music Publishing’s Paul Mabury Celebrates Two Grammy Nominations
Nashville, Tenn (December 11, 2015) Essential Music Publishing’s Paul Mabury received two GRAMMY® nominations as co-producer for “Best Contemporary Christian Music Album” for Lauren Daigle’s How Can It Be and Jason Crabb’s Whatever The Road. The 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be held on February 15..
Gotee’s New Artist Hollyn Receives First #1 Single
Nashville, Tenn. (December 09, 2015) Gotee Records’ newest artist HOLLYN celebrates her first No. 1 single as her debut single “Alone (feat. TRU)" shot up to the top of the Hot AC/CHR chart in just six weeks. Making Christian radio chart history with 95 percent of the Hot AC/CHR panel adding the single..
Jason Crabb Celebrates Nomination For A Grammy Award
Nashville, Tenn. (8 December 2015) - It was announced yesterday that Reunion Records' artist Jason Crabb received a GRAMMY® nomination for the upcoming 58th Annual GRAMMY® Awards. Crabb's highly touted album, Whatever The Road, was nominated in the Best Contemporary Christian Music Album..
Third Day's "Soul On Fire" Nominated For Grammy
Nashville, Tenn. (8 December 2015) - Provident Label Group is proud to announce that THIRD DAY received a GRAMMY® Awards nomination. The official nominee list was announced live yesterday on "CBS This Morning" for the upcoming 58th Annual GRAMMY® Awards. The group is nominated in the Best..
Matt Maher Nominated For 3 Grammy Awards
Nashville, Tenn. (December 07, 2015) Provident Label Group's Matt Maher received three GRAMMY® nominations this morning for the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards. Maher was nominated twice in the "Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song" category for his No. 1 single "Because He Lives..