Giving viewers a literal 360 degree perspective, Hillsong UNITED has surprised fans with two 360 live performance videos for their newest radio single “Say The Word” and their well-known “Relentless (remix).” Ranging from views of stage front to the back of the arena, observers can use their smart phone, computer or other device to control the camera angle when viewing the filmed live performances thanks to the virtual reality technology. The “Relentless (remix)” video is available in full VR 3D at FaithVR.com with andy viewer.
Multiple Grammy Award-winning singers Yolanda Adams and Michael W. Smith are joining Tyler Perry’s Palm Sunday live performance of “The Passion.”
To celebrate their first Valentine’s Day as a married couple, Colton Dixon surprised his new wife Annie with an UBER Serenade and HERSHEY’S KISSES, delivered to their favorite Nashville coffee shop, Revelator Coffee.
Birthed out of a church unity and urban missions movement in Hamilton, Ontario, The City Harmonic recently garnered its third JUNO Award nomination in a row, receiving a nod for “Contemporary Christian/Gospel Album of the Year” for their critically acclaimed project, WE ARE. Often compared to the GRAMMY Awards®, the JUNO Awards is Canada’s premier awards show and the Canadian music industry’s most prestigious recognition for excellence in recorded music. The 45th Annual JUNO Awards will air Sunday, April 3 from Calgary on CTV at 7pm EST / 5pm MST.
Gotee Records’ HOLLYN is continuing strong into the new year as her No. 1 single “Alone (feat. TRU)” spent nine weeks at the top of the Hot AC/ CHR chart. The single made Christian radio chart history last year with with 95 percent of the Hot AC/CHR panel adding the single out of the box. The single is also currently charting at AC Monitored and Indicator charts in the Top 25 as well as on the National Christian Audience chart in the Top 15. HOLLYN is currently charting with two singles on the NCA and Hot AC/CHR charts as she is featured on TobyMac’s “Backseat Driver.”
As Erica Campbell reached yet another milestone—becoming the first Gospel artist to hit 1 million followers on Instagram, the multi Grammy® winning recording artist and WE tv star of her own hit series “Mary Mary,” along with the help of her mother Thomasina “Honey” Atkins are taking the initiative to participate in this year’s My Black is Beautiful “Beautiful Reflections,” program for Black History Month from February 1st -28th , 2016.
After two plus years of silence the water crisis in Flint, Michigan is no longer an issue relegated to a certain geographical location in the United States. The issue has been given a global platform that will no longer allow state officials to turn their heads and ignore such an inhumane travesty.
Cinedigm announced today a deal with Christian comedian, television host and author Chonda Pierce to host three one-hour episodes of “Chonda Pierce Presents: Stand-Up For Families” which is expected to premiere exclusively on Cinedigm’s DOVE CHANNEL in late March leading up to Easter.
Grammy winning recording artist and star of TV’s hit show “Mary Mary,” Erica Campbell celebrates a social media victory this week as the first Gospel artist to reach 1 million followers on Instagram!
Platinum-Selling Recording Artist Jeremy Camp embarks on his I Will Follow Tour with Mandisa this spring making stops in multiple cities sharing music from his latest project of the same name, ‘I Will Follow.’ The tour also features special guest Finding Favour. Tickets for the I Will Follow Tour go on sale Friday, February 12, 2016.
WAY-FM along with the Compassion Radio Team and ShareMedia Services announces a record breaking event with 2700 children sponsored from last week’s “Hope Happens” campaign on WAY-FM. This marks the biggest response by WAY-FM listeners ever with thousands of longest waiting kids in West Africa sponsored.
After recent stops in India, Singapore and Indonesia, Billboard Music Award winners Hillsong UNITED will bring their highly acclaimed EMPIRES tour to the United States, featuring special guests Rend Collective. In their first touring return to North America since 2013, EMPIRES tour will kick off February 11 in Sunrise, Fla. and end with two dates in Honolulu, Hawaii. Due to sold-out shows, additional dates have already been added to the band’s U.S. trek.
Daywind Music Publishing is proud to announce the addition of Lee Black to its growing family of songwriters. With cuts by groups such as Brian Free & Assurance, the Talleys, the Freemans, Wilburn & Wilburn, among others, and numerous Dove, Singing News and BMI Awards and nominations, Lee Black consistently produces top-notch music and has become a widely recognized name in Southern Gospel music today.
Focusing on the experiences, knowledge, skills and advice of the best in music, Full Circle Music has launched a weekly podcast, The Full Circle Music Show, giving veterans a chance to share what they have learned in the industry. Episodes of the Full Circle Music Show are available on iTunes and FullCircleMusic.org.
Upon RIAA 2x platinum certification and accumulating over 2.6 million in sales and streams, multi-platinum rock band Skillet’s hit single “Monster” continues to live up to its name, now recognized as the biggest digital single in Christian music history.
Syntax Creative is thrilled to partner with the legendary Daywind Records, whose artists have garnered many Grammy, Dove and Singing News Award nominations and awards since its beginnings nearly 30 years ago. Daywind, based near Nashville, Tenn., is joining Syntax to take advantage of its greater focus and strategic tools to make products more visible in the digital marketplace.
After a record-shattering run of shows on his fall UNCOMFORTABLE TOUR with packed out houses coast to coast, Billboard chart-topping rapper, ANDY MINEO, has added more spring Uncomfortable Tour dates. The sophomore leg of the tour, sponsored by World Vision, kicks off on March 31 in Pittsburgh.
Zealand Worship, led by long-time Newsboys bassist and vocalist Phil Joel, has unveiled new music with Word Worship, a division of Word Entertainment, bearing the name Zealand Worship The EP. Among the songs featured on the EP is “Good Good Father,” making it the first major label release of the now popular song.