Two-time GRAMMY® winner Matt Redman is hitting Los Angeles, Atlanta, Fayetteville (N.C.) and Las Vegas around today’s release of Glory Song, adding a pre-show worship leader Q&A to shows through his coast to coast trek. In support of the album, Redman will be appearing on tonight’s TBN PRAISE. For the listing in your area, click here.
Sara Groves announces the release of her 13th studio album, Abide With Me, for Nov. 17th. Following her critically acclaimed Floodplain, the record includes songs carefully selected from Groves’ personal list of hymns, with each song having provided a source of healing and comfort to the singer/songwriter throughout the years.
After 19 years as a full-service management company, BrickHouse Entertainment has reached the milestone of managing over 5,000 shows. Owner and President Scott Brickell said “It’s been an honor to work alongside our artists, their crew, labels, agents, promoters, buyers and sponsors to accomplish this monumental landmark.”
Gotee Records is proud to announce the newest addition to their roster with the signing of Aaron Cole and his debut single, “Right On Time,” featuring Gotee founder and multi-GRAMMY® winning artist TobyMac. As a label that takes special interest in developing young artists into honing their craft, Gotee Records has been working with Cole over the past two years and is ready to share his music with the world.
In collaboration with the Recording Academy™, Great Performances presents GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends 2017™, the second annual all-star concert offering a primetime spotlight for the Academy’s 2017 Special Merit Awards recipients. The celebration and tribute concert feature rare performances by honorees and renditions by those they’ve inspired. The celebration, led by GRAMMY®-winning industry icon Paul Shaffer as musical director, was recorded in July at New York’s Beacon Theatre, and will air Friday, October 13 from 9 – 11 p.m. on PBS.
Giving fans a taste of new music, powerhouse vocalist Blanca released the Real Love EP (Word Entertainment) on Friday, Sept. 22. The five-track set is now available at all digital and streaming outlets and features the standout title track, which is currently impacting radio and streaming charts worldwide.
Word Entertainment, together with Discovery House Publishing, will present a brand-new multi-artist compilation celebrating Oswald Chambers’ beloved devotional, My Utmost for His Highest, Sept. 29. The unique collection features 21 diverse artists across 13 all-new recordings and one-of-a-kind collaborations honoring one of the most revered Christian theologians of all time.
Five-time gospel GRAMMY® winner, Yolanda Adams and Emmy Award winning actor, Keith David, the star of OWN’s megachurch drama “Greenleaf,” will be the featured entertainment on Wednesday, October 4, 2017, when celebrities, dignitaries and activists from around world descend upon Atlanta to pay tribute to the “dean” of the Civil Rights Movement, Dr. Joseph Lowery, for his 96th birthday celebration. “Think Like A Man” producer, Will Packer; pastor and activist, Reverend Dr. William Barber; and attorney, Angela Rye; will be among the honorees for the evening hosted by the Joseph and Evelyn Lowery Institute for Justice & Human Rights (Lowery Institute).
Ricky Dillard & New G are consistently at the top of everyone’s list of “best” urban choirs. This week they are at the top of the sales charts as well, as the ensemble’s 10th album, aptly titled 10, debuts at #1 on Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums chart. With more than 25 years as a choir master, this is a fete worthy of celebration and demonstrates Dillard’s continued relevance and appeal in a constantly evolving genre.
Seven-time GRAMMY® winner TobyMac will once again bring his dynamic “HITS DEEP Tour” to 29 markets next year, alongside a talent-packed line up including Danny Gokey, Mandisa, Ryan Stevenson and Finding Favour. The 2018 “HITS DEEP Tour” is a partnership with K-LOVE, Air1, Awakening Events and Food for the Hungry. Kicking off at Oklahoma City’s Chesapeake Energy Arena in late January, the “HITS DEEP Tour” will wrap in mid-March after stops in San Diego, Denver, Seattle, Minneapolis, San Antonio, Birmingham and more. Tickets for the 2018 tour go on sale Friday, Sept. 29 at 10 a.m. local venue time. Group and Family Discounts will be available. In addition, fans can save 20% off all tickets 9/29 @ 10am – 10/1 @ 11:59pm by using the code “INSIDER” when purchasing.
GRAMMY® Award-winning artist Jason Crabb will join fellow GMA Dove Award-winners Selah on the Your Love Is Unbreakable Tour this fall. Presented by World Vision, the co-headlining tour kicks off Sept. 23, 2017, and is slated to hit 13 cities during the months of September, October and November.
All In, the newest from four-time GRAMMY® nominee Matthew West, is available worldwide today. The 14-track release includes West’s hit single, “Broken Things,” which quickly became a radio favorite, and already sits at No. 2 on Christian Airplay and AC Indicator charts.
Sony/Provident’s Essential Records pop artist Branan Murphy is dropping a new digital single today titled, “Enough.” Click here to check out this new song as well as to see the newly released lyric video. The new track is the follow-up to Murphy’s chart-topping label debut single, “All The Wrong Things,” that featured “The Voice” Season 8 finalist and RCA Inspiration recording artist Koryn Hawthorne. The single was also featured on multiple top playlists at digital providers such as “Summer 2017,” “The Hits,” “Pop Matters,” “Now Hear This,” “Up Next,” and more.
Centricity Music band Carrollton is gearing up for a busy fall, with the release of a new album coming October 6 and a headlining tour beginning later this month. Produced by Scott Cash (Needtobreathe, Passion, Chris Tomlin) and the band themselves, the 10-track Everything Or Nothing has been a long-term labor of love for Carrollton.
GRAMMY®-nominated rock band RED is set to release its sixth studio album titled Gone on October 27. The album’s digital pre-order is available now with instant downloads of two songs: the debut radio single “Still Alive” and “Losing Control.” Additionally, on October 13th, fans who pre-order the album from some major digital outlets will be able to download a third song, the title track “Gone.” Fans also can be part of the band’s PledgeMusic campaign featuring unique, fan-centered limited edition pre-order packages not available anywhere else.
Singer/songwriter, worship leader and record producer Tim Timmons, in partnership with 10,000 MINUTES Kids, independently releases today his second children’s project, Who I Am. This all new Bible-based, “kid-tested” and “parent-approved” debut is available now at iTunes, Amazon.com and other digital retailers internationally, and directly at www.TimTimmonsMusic.com (digital and CD).
One of the fastest rising artists in the Gospel music community, the Griffith Family, recently reached agreements with two industry powerhouses this week. The group reached an exclusive recording and distribution deal with Newday Records, a division of Daywind Music Group and Newday Distribution. In addition, the promising new act signed an exclusive publicity deal with AG Publicity.
Acclaimed singer/songwriter and family entertainer Randall Goodgame returns October 20 with Sing the Bible Family Christmas. The sixth installment in his multi-Dove Award-nominated Slugs & Bugs series and the third Sing the Bible recording, the project was produced by Dove Award-winner Ben Shive (Rend Collective, MercyMe).