Country music superstar Alan Jackson will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. To be inducted a songwriter needs to have been writing hit songs for at least 20 years. Loretta Lynn, Kris Kristofferson and Dolly Parton are three previous inductees from country music .
With reports of strong ticket sales on Jon Foreman's upcoming solo tour, Aspiration Entertainment announced today the digital release of Jon's new film 25 IN 24, as well as exclusive one-night world premiere viewing parties. 25 IN 24, which follows the SWITCHFOOT frontman on his journey playing 25 shows in 24 hours, will be available to rent or own via iTunes, Amazon Video, GooglePlay and other digital platforms on Tuesday, March 6, 2018.
Koryn Hawthorne continues to garner attention with her stunning artistry and sterling voice, as her hit single "Won't He Do It" hits #1 on the latest chart for Billboard's Gospel Digital Tracks. The hit song off of her acclaimed debut project, the Koryn Hawthorne EP, "Won't He Do It" also remains a top hit across multiple Gospel charts, at #4 on the latest charts for Billboard's Hot Gospel Songs and #7 for Gospel Airplay.
For two millennia, Christians have been honoring Jesus' sacrifice and celebrating His resurrection in song. Integrity Music offers a modern collection of these songs with The Cross Was Meant For Me: Worship Songs Of Easter featuring All Sons & Daughters, Matt Redman, Darlene Zschech, Paul Baloche, Travis Ryan, Stuart Townend, Jaci Velasquez, Corey Voss, Tim Hughes, Kari Jobe, Worship Central, Covenant Worship, Rend Collective and Seth & Nirva.
Christian music's largest annual tour and one of the biggest first quarter tours in the world, the Winter Jam Tour Spectacular, has announced the addition of Dove Award-nominated Gotee recording artist Hollyn for a 12-date stint in March.
2018 Stellar Award nominee and Billboard No .1 independent recording artist Bryan Popin is making noise within the gospel music marketplace with his new concept music video "Step In The Name," garnering over 1 million views in 3 weeks. Released January 16 and exclusively premiered on BET.com and BET Gospel digital platforms
The beloved annual series, WOW GOSPEL, is back again, continuing a long-running tradition of topping the charts. The newly-released compilation, WOW GOSPEL 2018, debuts at #1 this week on Billboard's Top Gospel Albums Chart.
Recorded live with the sold-out backdrop of Atlanta's Philips Arena, Infinite Energy Center and Washington D.C.'s The Anthem, Whole Heart, the newest collection of songs from Passion, will street digitally on Feb. 23 followed by a physical release date of Mar. 23. Passion 2018 brought together more than 32,000 students from 700 universities and 35 countries to three arenas in Atlanta and for the first time Washington D.C., in addition to a simultaneous live stream.
Chart-topping rockers and modern-day abolitionists Remedy Drive return January 12 with The North Star. Drawing from a range of sonic influences-from '80s electronic, to '90s grunge, to modern hip-hop-the 12-song set was produced by Philip Zach and sheds light on the plight of sex trafficking victims, while extolling the sacrifices of freedom fighters around the world.
Johnny Minick & the Stewart Brothers' debut album for Gaither Music is an important record. These are songs that put the adjective "western" back into music. These songs resurrect a music genre that was once a vital fabric of American music. Back in the 1940s right into the 60s, western or cowboy music was a piece of American culture and history.
Fox News host Sean Hannity's first executive-produced film, Let There Be Light, is slated to release on DVD February 28th. Launched nationwide October 27, 2017 and directed by actor Kevin Sorbo, the film surprised box office watchers with a strong opening on only 373 screens across the U.S., making it the #2 highest grossing film on a per screen basis.
Country music artist, producer, actress and songwriter Lari White will be remembered and honored this month. A special celebration of her life scheduled for Feb. 12 in Tennessee. the event will be held on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, at 6 p.m. at Christ Church, located at 15354 Old Hickory Blvd in Nashville. White passed away on Tuesday, January 23, at the age of 52, after a brief battle with cancer.
Grammy award winning Australian worship team Hillsong Worship is set to release their brand new album There is More. The project is set to drop onn April 6.
Singer and songwriter Christine Dente is back with a brand new EP Closer to Free. Funded by fans and self-released, the EP features 5 new songs composed by Dente herself. The EP is produced and arranged by Julian Dente. To purchase the new record, click here.
So, what is this EP like? As they say a picture is worth a thousand words, the album cover is most telling. The cover depicts a black crow perched on a tree branch. Perhaps because of their plumage, their unnerving calls and their tendency to eat carrion, crows are often symbolic of being harbingers of gloom and sin. Likewise these songs revolve around how often we have allowed Satan (the thief) to bring us gloom because we do not know how to face up to our sins.