Too often Gospel music can be too presumptuous. With a tiny hook that last for only a few seconds, many songwriters think they can sloppily extend that into a six or seven minute song padding it with fluff. This has given the genre a bad reputation of producing more ab libs than carefully thought out melodic structures. Javen is a rare exception.
Alabama hardcore band Gideon has announced a summer headline tour, beginning on August 10th in Columbia, SC. Joining them will be Polaris, Varials, Nothing Left (on select dates), and Chamber. Tickets are on-sale now and can be purchased at: www.gideonal.com.
Four-time GRAMMY® Nominee MatthewWest recently released the lyric video for "The Beautiful Things We Miss," off his latest, All In. Written as a reflection of the symmetry of West's own life and career, the lyric video presses pause on life's most precious moments for West - being a husband and dad, and is composed of a montage of personal photos of West and his wife Emily, along with their two daughters, Lulu and Delaney.
Trap Theology Ambassador Plain James is excited to release his debut single on Hisstory "Trap Hisstory" available for Free Download today via Noisetrade. James showcases his lyrical ability over a hard-hitting trap reggae beat produced by Germaine Martel.
Breakthrough, the sophomore live project from Jesus Culture artist Chris McClarney, is out now (Capitol CMG). The ten-song album was recorded live in Sacramento, CA at Jesus Culture Church and is the follow-up to McClarney's critically-acclaimed 2015 debut with Capitol CMG/Jesus Culture Everything And Nothing Less.
Multi-focused recording artist, worship leader, recording artist, songwriter and actor Jesse Pruett is set to appear as a guest on the Nashville Christian Songwriters (NCS) influential podcast, The Song Revolution Podcast, where he will discuss his latest CD, The Journey, as well as writing songs for Hollywood movies. The Song Revolution Podcast is slated to air on Saturday, June 16, 2018, on onejamnationradio.com, iTunes, Spotify, YouTube, podbay.fm, stitcher.com, Libsyn.com, and nashvillechristiansongwriters.com.
Christian metalcore band As I Lay Dying's lead singer, Tim Lambesis, has reunited with the group after serving time in prison for plotting to kill his former wife and turning to atheism. The band has even posted a new music video on social media for a song billed "My Own Grave."
STAND THERE snags the #1 Billboard Top Gospel Albums spot this week and the #5 position on the Top Christian/Gospel Albums Chart.
GRAMMY® nominated worship collective Hillsong Young & Freeannounces the release of their highly anticipated, first-ever studio album, "III." Releasing June 29, 2018, the compilation is available for pre-order today and includes a brand new single "Just Jesus."
Atlanta-based band 3R1Rocks is releasing a new single today, “I’m Not Waiting.” The upbeat tune, written by band member Don Schrock, is going for adds at Christian AC and Christian Country-formatted radio outlets.
In his iconic portrayal of Jesus as Aslan the Lion, C. S. Lewis has rightly described Christ as good, yet he's not safe. The same can be said of Here Be the Lion's debut album for Integrity Music, "Only a Holy God."
Multi-GRAMMY® Award winning artist Steven Curtis Chapman has announced that this fall he will continue his successful tour, SCC SOLO: Hits, History, and Influences. Back by popular demand, the solo tour is now in its third season.
The winners of the 2018 Billboard Music Awards are already announced. Here is the full list for the Christian and Gospel music categories with their nominees and winners.
On Saturday May 19, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were officially married at Windsor Castle. The music that accompanied the royal wedding which was watched by millions all across the globe will soon be able to stream the official recording on digital platforms. The recording will be able for purchase May 25 on CD and vinyl at retail via Decca.
The Spring run for There Is More with Pastor Brian Houston and Hillsong Worship filled to capacity mega-churches as well as sold-out arenas and venues from Texas to D.C. More than 40,000 people received inspirational messages and participated in heart-felt worship every evening. Focusing on God's extravagant love, the powerful tour is coming back to the U.S. this Fall for a 16-city launch.