New Orleans singer/worship leader Isabel Davis, The Call, debuts Billboard's Top Gospel Albums at No. 3. The title-song first single reached No. 8 on Hot Gospel Songs in June.
This week, singer and songwriter Zach Wiliams is at #1 on Billboard's Hot Christian Songs with "Old Church Choir." This is Williams' second #1 hit. His debut solo single "Chain Breaker" topped the Hot Christian Songs chart for nine weeks starting Nov. 19, 2016.
Fans of Robin Covington now have reason to rejoice as Covington has new music from her long awaited solo project hitting radio and digital outlets. Covington has been singing since her youth and is a founding member of Ricky Dillard's New Generation Chorale is widely recognized for her passionate interpretation of Through It All. Ricky Dillard and New G did a special reprise of the song on their 2015 Grammy nominated and multiple Stellar Award winning 25-year anniversary disc Amazing.
Integrity Music announces the December 1 release of Planetshakers Christmas Volume 1 from Melbourne, Australia's Planetshakers Band. The four-song EP, their first-ever holiday project, offers joyful, pop and R&B-infused versions of three holiday favorites, plus an all-new Christmas song.
Platinum-selling, GRAMMY®-nominated Point of Grace is slated to appear this Monday, November 20, on FOX News Channel's flagship morning show, "FOX & Friends." Making their debut on the program, Point of Grace will perform "O Come, All Ye Faithful" from their critically-lauded new LifeWay Worship release, Sing Noël.
Though comparisons can be caricature, Jon Thurlow sounds like the Elton John or Billy Joel of this generation. His way around the ivory keys of the piano meshed with the pop sensibilities of today certainly set him apart from many of his peers. Moreover, Thurlow is committed to an essential component of music that has been sidelined for far too long: the importance of a strong melodic structure.
Mavis Staples has again joined forces with songwriter-producer Jeff Tweedy for a new album entitled If All I Was Was Black, out this Friday. Mavis will join Bob Dylan for a series of North American live dates beginning in October.
Groundbreaking vocal group New Legacy Project is proud to announce the release of its new Hymns recording. Titled Doxology, the new album focuses on music of the church while not losing the intricate harmonies and arrangements New Legacy Project is known for.
Chart-topping, seven-time Dove Award-nominated singer, songwriter and worship leader Todd Agnew has signed an agreement for representation by respected booking agent Scott Huie of H2O Artist Agency.
One year after its release, Grammy-nominated artist Lauren Daigle's 2016 holiday album, Behold: A Christmas Collection, is currently the No. 1 album on the Billboard Contemporary Christian Chart.Crafted as a jazz collection of Christmas classics, along with Daigle's original "Light of the World," Behold reflects the sounds of New Orleans, the seven-time GMA Dove Award winner's hometown.
A moving testament to the power of faith and friendship, beloved comedian Chonda Pierce's 2017 box office hit "Enough" comes home to DVD December 1. The Sony release explores Pierce's journey since the tragic loss of her husband three years ago, ultimately serving as a poignant reminder that no matter what life holds, our true identity is only found in Christ.
Kicking-off its nine-city Western U.S. run last week at Ontario's Citizens Business Bank Arena near Los Angeles, the blockbuster Winter Jam Tour Spectacular welcomed special guest internationally-renowned pastor and New York Timesbestselling author Rick Warren to the stage. Author of The Purpose Driven Life, Warren shared a message of encouragement with Winter Jam attendees on the tour's opening night.
Soul Survivor's newest Integrity Music release "The Promise" holds lots of promising potential as far as impacting the kingdom of God is concerned. Right from the first note to the last, this album is jammed pack with Holy Spirit-moments where you can feel the hearts of the team's worship leaders, namely Tom Smith, Beth Croft, Guvna B, and Rend Collective, being given over to the Lordship of Jesus.
TV host, actress and singer Kathie Lee Gifford recently celebrated her recent No. 1 appearance on the Christian Digital Song Sales chart with "He Saw Jesus," a song inspired by her late husband Frank Gifford. Gifford co-wrote the song with Brett James (who also wrote Carrie Underwood's Christian #1 song "Jesus Take the Wheel").
Singer/songwriter Melanie Penn has just released her first-ever Christmas album. The ten-track release contains nine originals and one classic carol, retelling the Christmas story through the perspective of the angels and people who lived through it -- Mary, Joseph, The Wise Men, The Innkeeper, and even The Star of Bethlehem -- in a compelling and deeply human way.