Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductee and Journey member Jonathan Cain released his first Christmas solo album, Unsung Noel, amidst wide critical acclaim from Identity Records with The Fuel Music distribution.
2017 has been a landmark year of career milestones for rockers Skillet. The band dominated the Billboard Year End charts for 2017 landing at #1 on the Christian Streaming Songs Artists (have held the #1 spot since the charts inception in 2014); #1, #4, #6, and #10 on the Christian Streaming Songs (have held the #1 spot since the charts inception in 2014), #7 Rock Streaming Artist, #8 Top Christian Artists and #11 Rock Streaming Songs as well as numerous others. Just in time for 2018, the band has released a new visual component for the song "Breaking Free."
R.C. Sproul, theologian, writer and founder of Florida-based Ligonier Ministries, has died at age 78. On December 14, Sproul died at an Altamonte Springs, Fla., hospital. He was hospitalized with severe respiratory problems that were complicated by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and the flu.
The season of Christmas is upon us. Many of us who lead worship are in search of new songs to teach our congregations this season. And then there are others among us who are also searching for new worship songs to sing along as we celebrate the precious birth of or Savior. So, here's our top 5 Christmas worship favorites this year.
PBS sensation and Emmy Award-winning folk artist Annie Moses Band is spreading holiday cheer this season with the release of its original musical arrangements of the Christmas classics "O Holy Night" and "Carol of the Bells." Both beloved holiday favorites are available now for purchase digitally at the Annie Moses Band Store, as well as at iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon.com and more digital retailers globally from ManAlive Records with distribution from The Fuel Music.
Following the abrupt blackout of GRAMMY®-nominated, Platinum®-selling Newsboys' social media accounts, the band-with a little help from some old friends-reemerged today for a major announcement. Next year Newsboys will welcome back to the stage former bandmates Peter Furler and Phil Joel for the "Newsboys United Tour," showcasing "all the hits... under one roof... for one tour."
GRAMMY® and Stellar Award-winning artist Le'Andria continues to deliver an inspiring voice to warm the spirit this season, as the chart-topping singer gives thanks to fans and peers, sharing encouragement and several honors for 2018.
Synonymous with the special time of year, Amy Grant will be trimming television airwaves, making it again a Tennessee Christmas! TODAY's Jenna Bush Hager traveled to Grant and husband Vince Gill's Nashville home to share in all things holiday. Set to air on Dec. 14, TODAY also joined the couple before they took the stage for a sold-out "Christmas At The Ryman" performance.
Legendary rock vocalist, Grammy and Dove Award-winning GMA Hall of Famer John Schlittis putting a bow on his busy 2017, a year that saw him performing in the far north of the contiguous United States and way down south of the border, in South America.
For nearly three decades, multi-platinum selling Hillsong Worship has captured the hearts of nations and generations through its catalog of songs. Building on that legacy, the group garnered its first-ever GRAMMY® nomination for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song for their genre-smashing single, "What A Beautiful Name" that continues to be the fastest growing song in modern church history (100 million views on YouTube).
Legendary Roots singer and pianist, Liz McComb, has been thrilling audiences throughout the world, and France in particular, for the last forty years with her unique fusion of Jazz and Blues-inspired gospel music. She's even shared stages with Andrea Boccelli, The Blind Boys of Alabama and B.B. King but, at her core, she's still the Cleveland, Ohio church girl who grew up loving the Christmas season and dreaming of recording a holiday album
Few acts can cross-pollinate genres with ease and success as Angelo and Veronica. In a culture of segregation where black Gospel radio and the rest of CCM have tacit lines drawn between their artists and songs, Angelo and Veronica were one of the first artists to have hits in both camps.
Brant Hansen's new book BLESSED ARE THE MISFITS brings good news! Hansen's style is both highly insightful and just plain fun-to-read. He's a popular, nationally syndicated radio host, but he's also introverted, highly analytical, and skeptical by nature. BLESSED ARE THE MISFITS is stunningly, brutally honest, and it's leavened with a distinct, conversational, self-effacing humor that is a hallmark of Hansen's on-air, writing, and public speaking style.
Award-winning Christian hip hop/rap artist Young Sainthas released his latest effort entitled, TRANSITION LIVE (G-one Music Group, LLC), available now on all purchasing and streaming digital outlets including iTunes, Apple Music and Spotify (http://smarturl.it/youngsaint).
With an ongoing commitment-both onstage and off-to fight human trafficking, this year chart-topping rockers and modern day abolitionists Remedy Drive have further increased their efforts to combat the sex slavery epidemic around the world.