Every Bethel Music album is an important release. Bethel Music, like Hillsong Worship, Chris Tomlin, Matt Maher, Darlene Zschech and Matt Redman, is in such a position that they shape the content of the church's worship more than any other artists. Due to the ubiquity of their music across churches, what they put out is of vital importance.
Bethel Music presents, Starlight, their first full-length album recorded live on tour. Starlight, which will go on pre-order starting on Friday, March 17th, releasing later in April.
After a five year hiatus, Leeland has announced that they have joined Bethel Music. They have had made an appearance earlier on Bethel Music's "Have It All," where they delivered their current single "Lion and the Lamb" to great acclaim.
Six months of the year 2016 have passed, this year we have a slew of worship albums released. Here's our top 10 favorite worship albums released this year tagged with a snippet and a link to our original reviews.
Bethel Music, the worship ministry of Redding, CA-based Bethel Church, gathered thousands from nearly every state in the US, as well as from at least 30 countries around the world for its inaugural Heaven Come Conference held last week in Los Angeles. Set to be an annual event, Bethel Music announces that the second annual Heaven Come Conference will return to Microsoft Theater September 21-23, 2017.
Worship leader and songwriter Darlene Zschech was recently at Bethel Music's inaugural music conference, Heaven Come, May 25th through May 27th at the renowned Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, CA. At the conference, the writer of Hillsong Worship's "Shout to the LORD" and "Blessed" was the keynote speaker at one of the conference's sessions.
Half a year has passed. During these last six months, we have been blessed by many releases of songs that give expressions to worship. Based on the albums that have been submitted to us, we have chosen 10 of our favorite worship services that could do well in the service of congregational worship. Only songs that were submitted to us, songs that appeal to congregational singing, and songs that were released in 2016 were considered for this tally.
Bethel Music, the worship ministry of Redding, CA-based Bethel Church, launched its acclaimed, multi-artist 16-track, double-disc live recording, Have It All, internationally Friday, March 11
You cannot fault Bethel Music for sloughing. Though their last live worship record was 2012's For the Sake of the World, they have had ventured into many musical detours in releasing five diverse albums in between their live worship recordings.
Bethel Music, the worship ministry of Redding, CA-based Bethel Church, returns with their new double disc release Have It All. The new worship set will be released on March 11 with pre-orders beginning this Friday, Feb. 26.
Chris Tomlin's recently released single, "Good Good Father," hit the No. 1 spot on the iTunes Christian Songs Chart the day it released. In less than two weeks, more than 25 radio stations have added the single, including many large markets across the country and network stations KLOVE, AIR1 and Sirius XM. The single is shooting up the charts, already hitting No. 19 on the National Christian Audience Chart.
Many of us were introduced to Amanda Cook when her song "You Make Me Brave" became the soundtrack of our lives when we were intimated by fear. Culled from Bethel Music's #1 album of the same name, Cook is not only one of Bethel Music's songwriters and worship leader but she's also signed onto the imprint as an artist.
Bethel Music is set to release its sophmore instrumental album "Without Words: Synesthesia" on July 31st, 2015. Many of the church team's songs, such as "It is Well," "You Make Me Brave," "Over My Head," "This is Amazing Grace" and more, have been reconstructed with lush instrumentation set against orchestral sonic landscapes.
This week Bethel Music releases their brand new worship album "We Will Not Be Shaken." The album, on the day of its release, has already perched at the top of the Christian & Gospel iTunes chart while hitting No. 2 and No. 10 on the overall iTunes Top Albums chart with the Deluxe Edition and digital album respectively. Never one to settle, the worship team is getting ready for "worship nights" US tour.
One of the tenets indispensable to longevity is the ability to be versatile enough to explore new sounds and fresh perspectives and yet never abandoning the core themes central to Scripture. Bethel Music is one church worship team that is not afraid to latch on to a decidedly defining angle with each passing record.