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Today, on 4/29, the award-winning band Building 429 has officiallly released their latest music video for “Unashamed,” their current radio single. Filmed live during a recent concert stop in Seattle, the video captures the band’s performance in front of thousands along with their time spent in the city.
The GMA (Gospel Music Association) Foundation announces today its performers for the annual GMA Honors celebration set for Tuesday, May 10, at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena. Performers include Amy Grant, Donald Lawrence, Donnie McClurkin, Hillary Scott & The Scott Family, Jason Crabb, JJ Hairston, Jordan Smith (Season 9, The Voice), Michael English, Richard Smallwood, Selah, Travis Cottrell and Tye Tribbett. The event will also feature special appearances by Eddie DeGarmo and Bill Gaither. Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott will perform her debut single “Thy Will” off her upcoming faith-based collection Love Remains.
Fans have one last chance to see Christian Music Icon and the Most-Awarded Female Vocalist in Gospel Music History, Sandi Patty, on her historic Forever Grateful: The Farewell Tour. Venues are reporting brisk sales and sell outs at all venues on the tour outing. The tour is selling out at impressive rates as the majority of the final 10 shows of the spring leg sold out well in advance.
The countdown to the conclusion of WEtv’s fifth season of the popular original series “Mary Mary” is underway, with just two episodes left, and the current award winning solo artist Tina Campbell, one-half of the star sister duo, announces plans for a 2016 tour, together with husband Teddy, kicking off this coming September. Details on dates, cities and venues to follow.
Multi-platinum selling Amy Grant’s crossover album Heart In Motion and multi-format No. 1 “Baby Baby” is celebrating it’s 25th anniversary. To commemorate the milestone, Grant united with GRAMMY® nominee Tori Kelly for a timeless, multi-generational collaboration of the No. 1, available digitally this Friday, April 29. Today, an audio premiere of the song is available exclusively on PEOPLE.com. MarieClaire.com joined in the excitement, sharing behind the scenes footage of Grant and Kelly.
Sadie Robertson’s ultimate goal is not only to inspire her peers, but to also inspire a nationwide movement encouraging her generation to live authentically and stay true to who they are. The A&E Duck Dynasty sweetheart and New York Times best-selling author announced via Facebook Live yesterday that she is taking her message on the road, along with a few family and friends, to tour through 17 cities starting on September 22.
Multi-award winning gospel artist and reality TV star Erica Campbell brings her voice, inspiration, charisma and style to a new morning drive radio show syndicated by Reach Media Inc. in collaboration with Radio One. The new 4 hour show, Get Up! Mornings with Erica Campbell sets a new bar for morning inspirational radio.
GRAMMY® nominated and six-time Dove award-winning rock band, RED, is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its debut, chart-topping, and RIAA certified GOLD album, End of Silence, in June. The group will release a digitally re-mastered Anniversary Edition of the album on June 3 containing popular tracks from the album, including the RIAA GOLD certified digital single, No. 1 and Dove Award-winning song, “Breathe Into Me,” along with four additional No. 1 singles from the album. The special edition will also contain two never-before-released new songs (“If I Break” and “Circles”) and four acoustic tracks.
One third of the multi-PLATINUM group Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott candidly shared an open letter to fans via social media this morning, introducing her latest musical endeavor and describing the story behind her sonically stunning first single “Thy Will.”
BET Networks announced its upcoming programming schedule for BET and Centric at its annual Upfront presentation. From fresh original scripted series and provocative reality series, to powerful movies, Uplifting programming and returning network hits, BET Networks’ 2016 slate features more premium original programming across more platforms than ever before.
Word Entertainment/Curb Records announce the release of Country Faith Hymns, the third installment within the Country Faith music series. Debuting two album versions from the applauded multi-faceted brand on May 6, 2016, one edition will feature 12 songs and be available online as well as at Walmart, Barnes & Noble, and other key retail outlets. The other version, offering two additional songs, will be exclusive to all Cracker Barrel stores throughout the U.S. Located in 42 states and 630 retail stores to date, Cracker Barrel is the #1 fast casual restaurant chain in the nation.
Debuting in theaters around the country for one night on Tuesday, April 19, Fathom Events and WORD Entertainment’s “This Is Winter Jam” premiered to an exclusive audience of artists, industry executives and VIPs at the historic Franklin Theatre last week.
Days ahead of releasing his newest album Children of God (April 22), Phil Wickham is sharing the compelling new story behind the album with CCM Magazine for their April 15 cover story and premiering a music video for his newest single “Your Love Awakens Me,” exclusively with Relevant.
In spite of rain throughout the day, incredible stories of hope and healing are pouring in after more than 60,000 people braved the conditions to attend Azusa Now on April 9 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. This stadium-sized worship and prayer gathering brought together a variety of ethnic groups, churches, organizations, denominations and dioceses from across the country, creating a spirit of unity and a commitment to reconciliation.
The second season premiere telecasts of Bounce TV’s original series Mann & Wife on Tuesday, April 5 combined to reach nearly one million unduplicated viewers while setting series records in the delivery of key adult demographics.
Multi award-winning Southern Gospel artist Ivan Parker—one of the genre’s leading male vocalists for more than three decades—has signed an exclusive recording agreement with Difference Media, it was recently announced. Parker’s highly anticipated debut for the label, to be produced by industry veteran Garry Jones, is slated for a July release.
The 2016 Absolutely Gospel Music Ovation Awards were handed out last night at a special concert celebration in Nashville, Tennessee. Karen Peck & New River and the Jim Brady Trio were named the big winners.
Nic Gonzales, frontman of the award-winning band Salvador, is stepping center stage to debut his first singer/songwriter release, My Life Is Yours. The album features six original songs penned by Gonzales and includes special guest collaborations with Gabe Martinez of Stomptown Revival and CCM Music Icon and Award-Winning Latin Recording Artist Jaci Velasquez. My Life Is Yours is now available at digital retailers and streaming services including iTunes, Amazon, Spotify and others. Gonzales will donate 100 percent of his royalties from the project to benefit Autism Tennessee.