Nashville-based music artist Keith Getty was honored today as an “Officer of the Order of the British Empire” (OBE) by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The award, which commemorates Getty’s contribution to “Music and Modern Hymn Writing,” marks the first occasion that the award has been given to an individual involved in the world of contemporary church music.
Fair Trade is pleased to welcome Sarah Lowe to the radio promotion team as Manager, National Promotions. Sarah joins Fair Trade from Provident Label Group where she served in the…
BMI’s Mike O’Neill and Leslie Roberts, BMI Christian AwardsSongwriter of the Year Bernie Herms and BMI’s Phil Graham and Jody Williams. (Photo by Steve Lowry.) ‘Good Good Father’ Named Song…
Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group, announces they are releasing Hurt Road, the memoir from Mark Lee, on September 5. Lee is a founding member and guitarist for the multi-GRAMMY® Award winning group Third Day.
Integrity Music welcomes Nashville-based singer, songwriter and worship leader Alisa Turner and announces the August 25 release of her debut, self-titled project.
It’s been two years since we’ve heard new music from the multi-GRAMMY® nominated band Sanctus Real and they are excited to announce they are back with a brand new single. Titled “Safe In My Father’s Arms,” the song already the most downloaded and streamed tune according to PlayMPE at press time. “Safe In My Father’s Arms” is a reminder of how good it feels to know that we are all truly safe in God’s arms.
Excitement continues to build for the 60th Anniversary of NQC – Gospel music’s largest annual event. The NQC and SGMA have announced a new partnership to present the inaugural SGMA Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Benefit Concert to be held on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 during the afternoon at the LeConte Convention Center in Pigeon Forge, TN.
More than 17,000 new diapers, along with baby wipes and other supplies were collected by Joy FM (WXRI) staff and volunteers during the station’s diaper drive, held on May 20. The station set up donation sites at three North Carolina Wal-Mart stores, which included: Hickory, Mocksville, and Winston-Salem locations. Pinedale Christian Church of Winston-Salem also acted as a pre-event collection site.
GRAMMY® award winner Chris Tomlin will be heading out across the country with special guest and GRAMMY® nominee, Matt Maher. Kicking off October 13th in St. Paul, MN., the Good Good Father Tour will include performances of some of the most widely known worship songs in the world, such as “How Great Is Our God” and “Whom Shall I Fear [God of Angel Armies],” as well as hits from his latest release Never Lose Sight, which debuted at No. 1 last fall on Billboard’s Christian Albums Chart. The album features Tomlin’s new single, “Home,” which recently hit No. 1 at Billboard’s Christian Airplay, along with the tour’s namesake and chart-topping hit, “Good Good Father.”
Multi-award winning artist and songwriter Jeremy Camp has announced his latest single debuts today. The poignant song, “Word Of Life,” can be found at all digital formats by clicking here and will go for adds at radio next week on June 23. “Word Of Life” is the first single from Camp’s upcoming album slated for release this fall.
Five-time GRAMMY® Award winner and 40-time GMA DOVE Award winner Sandi Patty recently embarked on her farewell tour on the heels of a career that has spanned over 40 years and inspired countless fans and fellow musicians.
What do you get when you bring together two of Gospel music’s most exciting, beloved and young artists? You get The Resurrection of Faith Tour.
Award-winning Southern Gospel vocalist and Difference Media artist Ivan Parker was a featured performer this week at “Sunday Mornin’ Country,” held at the Grand Ole Opry House on the final day of CMA Music Fest. Hosted by legendary entertainer Brenda Lee—a member of the Rock and Roll, Country and Rockabilly Halls of Fame—the event also featured appearances by Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, LuLu Roman and Joanne Cash Yates, among others.
for KING & COUNTRY took top honors at the 2017 K-LOVE Fan Awards, broadcasted for the first-time ever in 500+ movie theaters across the country through Fathom Events. Four-Time Grammy Award® Nominee Matthew West and Emmy Award® Winner Elisabeth Hasselbeck returned as hosts for the evening at Nashville’s iconic Grand Ole Opry. Presented by Fathom Events and John Sanders LLC, “The K-LOVE Fan Awards: Ignite Hope” invited fans to share in the ultimate fan experience of the fifth annual awards show in the comfort of their local movie theater.
The multi-platinum-selling Christian music powerhouse and chart leading Hillsong UNITED’s new album, WONDER debuted at No. 1 on the iTunes Christian genre, in the Top 5 on iTunes over all genres and received playlist placements to over 4M followers on Spotify on Friday. As an additional bonus for fans, the band released custom lyric videos for every track on the album with never-before-seen footage of studio recordings and photoshoots. Undisputedly one of the genre’s most influential artists in the history of contemporary Christian music (over 2 million albums sold and 700 million career streams to date, remaining the No. 1 Christian artist on all social media platforms reaching over 9 million fans combined), the band will appear on The TODAY Show this Wednesday, June 14 in support of release week.
On the heels of rolling out her first solo album in nine years and kicking off the Fall in Love Tour presented by Medi-Share, CeCe Winans is learning how to juggle a very demanding schedule. Winans’ fans will hear first-hand from the gospel singer how she manages life as a wife, mother, co-pastor and entrepreneur. Tune in Saturday, June 17th at 10pm-ET/ 9pm-CT/ 7pm-PT on Centric an American lifestyle cable television channel geared towards African-American women.
After a trek in Europe, Bethel Music’s Worship Nights tour has returned to the U.S. alongside opener Housefires. The extended nights of worship and ministry will visit New Orleans, Dallas, Denver, Chicago and more June 10-20. Each night is a 3-hour experience of worship, ministry and teaching from Bethel Church core pastors.
Eight-time GRAMMY® nominated artist Matt Maher is debuting a new song today, “Your Love Defends Me.” It is available now at all digital outlets and streaming providers. Watch the official lyric video here. The single has been released to radio and will be impacting on June 23rd with stations already jumping on board. Corey Mann from 96.9 WHPZ, South Bend said upon hearing the single, “Matt Maher lends a musical maturity to our playlist. I feel like I’m in church when it starts off just with Matt, then more and more people chime-in, and I think our radio audience will do the same thing once they hear the song more and more.”