Three-time EMMY® winner Kathie Lee Gifford will unveil The Little Giant, a new recording that tells the David & Goliath story in a contemporary yet timeless way, on Sept. 29. Regis Philbin (as Jesse) and Broadway notables Aidan Gemme (as David) and Gregg Edelman (as King Saul/Goliath) among others joined voices with the celebrated television and Broadway personality who assumed the role of Sheeba, an ewe with tons of personality. The 30 minute album is filled with 13 new tunes produced by multi-platinum selling David Pomeranz and co-written by Gifford, inspired by the timeless story.
The inspiring feature, The Heart of Man, comes to cinemas nationwide today, Thursday, Sept. 14 at 7:00 p.m. local time. The highly-anticipated docudrama is presented as a special one-night event by Sypher Studios, in partnership with Fathom Events. Immediately following the feature presentation, cinema audiences will benefit from an exclusive roundtable conversation showcasing national thought-leaders such as Pastor Chad Veach and best-selling author of The Shack William Paul Young, among others.
Two-time GRAMMY® Award winners for KING & COUNTRY have struck gold as the Recording Industry Association of America has certified the group’s current album Run Wild. Live Free. Love Strong. Gold, signifying sales of 500,000 albums. In addition, for KING & COUNTRY’s smash single, “The Proof Of Your Love,” from the band’s debut album Crave, and “Fix My Eyes,” the crossover hit and first single from Run Wild. Live Free. Love Strong. were also certified Gold by the RIAA.
Denver-based Dare 2 Share is preparing for an unprecedented event combining worship, community service, and training teens to share their faith in an authentic, tangible way. On September 23, 2017, Dare 2 Share LIVE will be broadcast from a flagship event in Denver, Colorado, and streamed to 69 host sites nationwide. The Denver event will feature prominent speakers and artists such as Greg Stier, Propaganda, Tenth Avenue North, Zane Black, and The Skit Guys, while each local site will have their own music teams and emcees as well.
The entertainment industry showed their love and support for people displaced by recent devastating storms in Texas and Florida. The talent turned out in full-force for the Hand-In-Hand: A Benefit For Hurricane Relief that was aired on major networks and cable stations. Special appearances and performances aired live from Los Angeles, New York and Nashville.
Country singer and GMA DOVE Award nominee Bradley Walker has just completed an all-new, studio recording and LIVE concert DVD of gospel songs and hymns that will be released on October 6th. Produced by Ben Isaacs (The Oak Ridge Boys, The Isaacs), Blessed, Hymns and Songs of Faith (Gaither Music Group) captures many of the songs that inspired Walker to become a singer.
Capturing the live praise and worship heard at Planetshakers’ conference held this past April in its home-city of Melbourne, Australia and at gatherings attended by tens of thousands in Manila (Capital of the Philippines) and Kuala Lumpur (Capital of Malaysia), Planetshakers Band releases its Legacy CD / DVD Sept. 15 from Integrity Music. The new 12-song recording and 10-track DVD is available to pre-order now at iTunes, Amazon.com and Christianbook.com.
GRAMMY® winner and world-renowned worship leader Chris Tomlin and Senior Pastor of Nashville’s Church of the City, Darren Whitehead, have partnered to release a new book October 10, HOLY ROAR, 7 Words that will Change the Way You Worship.
Music industry veteran Stephania Andry-Wilkinson launches Red Alliance Media (RAM), a new label services hub for independent Gospel artists. Wilkinson, a seasoned music executive with over 20 years of experience in the Gospel and Christian genres, has played a key role in the marketing and promotion of GRAMMY®, Dove and Stellar Award-winning artists.
Glory Song, the newest from two-time GRAMMY® winner Matt Redman, is available for pre-order today in advance of it’s Sept. 29 release with sixstepsrecords and Capitol CMG. “All Glory” and Glory Song’s just released radio single “Gracefully Broken” featuring Tasha Cobbs Leonard, are immediately available to listeners upon pre-order. To pre-order Glory Song, click here.
There’s fresh new fun from VeggieTales in the second and all-new hilarity-filled season of “VeggieTales in the City” which debuts September 15, only on Netflix. Watch the trailer here.
Tina Campbell, the multiple award winning soloist, multi-GRAMMY® winning recording artist, author, WE tv original series star, and now web series star, who, with sister Erica is one-half of the iconic Gospel duo, Mary Mary, announces her upcoming “It’s Still Personal Tour,” kicking off in LA October 18th.
Capitol CMG Label Group released a new version today of three-time GRAMMY®-nominated artist CROWDER’s single “All My Hope,” featuring Tauren Wells. The song, available on Crowder’s current album, AMERICAN PRODIGAL, is now available featuring Wells, on all digital music services, including iTunes and Amazon. Check out the song HERE.
Syntax Creative is happy to announce a new deal with Influencers Music, a worship movement of Influencers Church, a Hillsong Family church network of eight campuses with 8,500 members. Influencers Church is home to worship leader and Australian Idol winner Guy Sebastian, as well as where the band and global church Planetshakers launched. Today, Influencers Music released “Imaginations”, the title track from the forthcoming EP which will drop on Oct. 13 at all digital outlets.
Nashville based singer-songwriter, Heather Schnoor, debuts her brand new single “All In” today on iTunes and Apple Music. Produced by Jeff Pardo (Hillary Scott, Rhett Walker Band, Francesca Battistelli), the single is the follow-up to Schnoor’s debut 2012 EP This One’s For You, which reached the Top 40 on the iTunes chart. “All In,” written by Schnoor, Pardo and Hillary McBride, is the first single off her upcoming EP due to release early 2018.
Big Idea Entertainment, home of the leading faith-based studio and producer of the children’s brand, VeggieTales, and rising gospel star Bryan Popin found a way to support Hurricane Harvey relief efforts from their Nashville, TN hubs. Big Idea donated VeggieTales school supplies, toys and clothing to families that have been displaced from their homes because of Hurricane Harvey’s flooding and storm damage. Popin, his wife Susan, and four of their children ferried VeggieTales supplies to a holding facility for the Church of Christ Disaster Relief Center in Nashville, TN in preparation for an upcoming delivery to Houston area families.
On September 5th and 6th, GRAMMY® winner Chris Tomlin filled the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheatre two nights in a row, making history as the first Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) artist with back-to-back shows at the historic venue. This feat comes amidst a massive year for Tomlin, following his sold out Good Friday Nashville event this past April that made history as the largest ticketed Christian concert at Bridgestone Arena, and last fall, when Tomlin became the first Christian artist to receive the SoundExchange Digital Radio Award, recognizing more than 1 billion digital radio plays. Justin Timberlake, Garth Brooks and Pitbull are the only other artists to have received this award.
On the night of September 2, more than 14,000 fans met at Madison Square Garden, filling the arena’s capacity for a historic-live recording of Miel San Marcos.