Tamela Mann was invited to perform for President Barak Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House Tuesday evening during the “In Performance at the White House” series. Tamela sang her No. 1, platinum hit “Take Me To The King” during the program featuring Gospel music legends.
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Gospel Music Hall of Famer and CCM pioneer Billy Ray Hearn. Billy died at 6pm Wednesday, April 15th surrounded by his family.
GRAMMY®-nominee and folktronica artist Crowder celebrated his first career No. 1 single for “Come As You Are” after a performance last night in Nashville.
The Air1 Morning Show is excited to welcome Eric Calhoun and Heather Shelly as its new co-hosts. Eric and Heather officially take over the reigns today, Tuesday, April 14. Previous Air1 morning show host Mandy Young, who’s been with the network for five years, will be moving to middays. Before joining Air1’s Morning Show, the dynamic duo of Eric and Heather have been co-hosting their syndicated morning show since 2008 from their respective stations – WRCM (New Life 91.9) Charlotte and NC/WMHK (89.7) Columbia, SC – both signals recently purchased by K-LOVE this year.
Fans cast nearly 45,000 votes in the third annual awards, honoring 18 different artists in 25 categories NASHVILLE, Tenn.— Word Records’ for KING & COUNTRY led all artists in the…
Chris Stevens, the three-time GRAMMY® award-winning record producer, mix-engineer and renowned songwriter, has re-signed with Capitol CMG Publishing under a new long-term contract. In his 15-year career, Stevens has handled producing, songwriting, programming and mixing for numerous artists under Capitol CMG, Word Records, Provident Label Group, INO Records, Gotee Records, and Curb Records.
Initial performers for the 2015 Loretta Lynn Gospel Music Festival were announced today viaSingingNews.com. Jeff Sneed, talent director for the festival, announced the first round of artists to include The Martins, Goodman Revival, the McKameys, Karen Peck & New River, Angie Primm, the Freemans, High Road, Dennis Swanberg and the Sneed Family. The 2015 Loretta Lynn Gospel Music Festival takes place September 12 & 13, 2015 at the legendary singer’s ranch in historic Hurricane Mills, TN.
NBC’s digital talk show companion series “Beyond A.D.” will cover the historical and spiritual topics depicted in the broadcast series “A.D. The Bible Continues” while providing fans and audience members an opportunity to interact with cast, producers and special guests including musical performances by artists and ministry partners of Integrity Music. “Beyond A.D.” premieres Sunday, April 12 at 9 a.m. ET on NBC.com.
GRAMMY®-nominated indie rockers The Choir have announced plans to give fans a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their landmark album, Circle Slide. The band will mark the milestone with a unique tour experience featuring the seminal album played live and electric in its entirety. The tour will begin April 17 and run through June 14th 2015 across the US including a hometown show in Nashville, TN.
Chris August’s The Maker debuts April 7, 2015 to eager anticipation and critical acclaim. This, the third studio album from the Dove Award-winning Male Vocalist of the Year, reveals a deeper side of the artist who swept the Dove Awards following his debut in 2011. A skateboarding accident in 2012 could have claimed his life; instead, it launched a period of personal growth and spiritual maturity that courses through each track on The Maker, which largely came together while Chris was touring with labelmates and friends, Big Daddy Weave, who witnessed first-hand the work God was doing in Chris’ life–work that underscored much of The Maker.
Offering engaging, honest and thought-provoking stories that give readers a backstage look into the early lives of Jon and Tim Foreman of the multi-platinum, GRAMMY® Award-winning band Switchfoot, parents Mark and Jan Foreman focus on challenging readers to rethink how they live out the primary purpose of parenting in Never Say No: Raising Big Picture Kids. This engaging book releasing May 2015 from David C Cook takes an inside look at an ordinary family that raised two sons who rock the world—literally!
Just a few days before the release of their eagerly anticipated new album and first covers project, Directions Home (Songs We Love, Songs You Know), GRAMMY®-nominated vocal group Point of Grace takes fans inside the creation of their album, debuting exclusively on CountryWeekly.com.
This Easter Sunday, April 5th 9/8c on NBC, join millions of viewers for the powerful series premiere of “A.D. The Bible Continues” from producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett and continue on a 12-week journey through chapters 1-10 of Acts.
DALLAS (March 31, 2015) – Grammy Award® Nominee Tamela Mann’s album ‘Best Days’ (CD/ Deluxe Edition) is certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for the achievement of selling more than 500,000 copies. Tillymann Music Group label head and Tamela’s manager and husband, David Mann, presented Tamela with her RIAA Certified Gold plaque at a pre-screening of Bounce TV’s ‘Mann & Wife’ during the Stellar Awards weekend in Las Vegas. A presentation was also made to Tillymann Music Group distribution partner Central South Distribution.
March 31, 2015 (NY/LA) – Erica Campbell today launches Help 2.0 the re-release of 2015’s Grammy® Award winning Best Gospel CD, and top selling album that has already garnered numerous other awards, including 8 Stellar Awards at this year’s 30 Annual music event, a Dove Award and a Soul Train Music Award win. The seemingly unstoppable Campbell, already a multi-Grammy® Award winning artist and songwriter, celebrates the re-release this week with VH1 Soul/VH1.com world video premiere of her new single, “More Love” March 30.
NASHVILLE, TENN (March 30, 2015) Gotee Records announces the newest addition to the label with the signing of singer/songwriter, Morgan Harper Nichols. The Atlanta-based storyteller is no stranger to the label, as she has co-written and been featured on numerous songs with sister, Jamie Grace. Nichols will be releasing her self-titled debut album on May 19 at all digital outlets while the physical CD will be available at shows and www.gotee.com/store. Produced by Paul Mabury (Lauren Diagle, All Sons & Daughters), the album will feature Mac Powell of Third Day, All Sons & Daughters and Jamie Grace. The album’s debut single, “Storyteller,” is available at all digital outlets now. (Download at iTunes, AmazonMP3, Stream on Spotify)
Nashville, Tenn. (March 31, 2015) —– Centricity Music announced the promotions of two executives within the company. Caren Seidle has been named CEO of the company that encompasses Centricity Music, Centricity Publishing, and the artist management division, Eaglemont Entertainment. The former General Manager of the company since 2005, Seidle also announced that Steve Ford will now serve as General Manager of all divisions of the firm beginning immediately. Ford began his career with Centricity in 2006 as Vice President of Marketing, the position he has held for the last nine years. Ford will report directly to Seidle.
A nationwide theatrical one-night event of the compelling new docu-drama FOUR BLOOD MOONS drew such strong audience support that producers have set an encore for selected markets on Thursday, April 9. “We believed FOUR BLOOD MOONS would resonate with audiences and engage, challenge and entertain them,” said Producer Rick Eldridge. “The response to this week’s theatrical event clearly shows the need for an encore presentation.”