Reunion Records/Sony Music Entertainment announces that Tauren Wells is the opening act for Lionel Richie’s upcoming tour, All The Hits, with very special guest Mariah Carey. Hitting the biggest arenas in 22 markets across the U.S. and Canada, the tour will kick off July 21 in Oakland, CA and run through September 5 wrapping in Seattle, WA. Tickets are on sale now by visiting the tour page here. The official tour dates and venues are listed below.
Anberlin’s frontman, Stephen Christian announces the release of his new solo album, Wildfires, later this summer with BEC Recordings. With the disband of Anberlin in 2014 and working four part-time jobs, Christian began searching what was the next step for his future. During that challenging time, he was able to create this worship project that has special meaning to him.
Motown Gospel is celebrating the gold certification of “Break Every Chain,” the ground-breaking single by world-renowned worship artist Tasha Cobbs. The award was granted by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) to commemorate sales of more than 500,000 units.
Colton Dixon’s third studio album Identity is available now. Varying stylistically from past efforts, the new release embraces a fusion of pop elements with Dixon’s traditional alternative-rock sound. The deluxe version of the record features 17 tracks and is divided into three sonically unique sections – mind, body and spirit, each with its own instrumental interlude.
Unbreakable, the first all-new studio release in nearly three years from multi Dove Award-winning Curb recording artist Selah, is now available. Produced by founding members Todd Smith and Allan Hall and longtime collaborator Jason Kyle Saetveit, the project also includes contributions from such acclaimed producers as Charlie Peacock (The Civil Wars) and Scott Cash (Dan Bremnes).
Jason Crabb – Grammy winner, singer/songwriter/actor/author – is helping to kick off BackHome Magazine, appearing on the COVER for the inaugural March/April 2017 issue, along with a feature written by acclaimed journalist, Deborah Evans Price.
Centricity Music has welcomed new talent to its artist roster, with worship band, For All Seasons, signing publishing and record deals with the label. Hailing from Southern California, the band comes to Centricity after 10 years of making music together, impacting listeners as worship leaders and songwriters. Band members include Emily Hamilton, Johnny Hamilton, Randy Charlson, and Jeff Luckey.
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Dove Award winning Bethel Music announces their highly anticipated album Starlight, debuting on April 7. Bethel Music’s first full-length album recorded live on tour, including performances from each of the cities on the “Worship Nights Tour,” features songs on the album led by Bethel Music’s Jenn Johnson, Steffany Gretzinger, Amanda Cook, Kristene DiMarco, Kalley Heiligenthal, Melissa Helser and Hannah McClure along with GRAMMY® award winning guest worship leader and songwriter Francesca Battistelli.
“Righteous Revolution,” the popular annual gospel rally presented by John Hagee Ministries, is set to return to Branson, Missouri, next month for two days of dynamic preaching and inspirational music.
David Mann, Tamela Mann and company bring a new assortment of hysterical family situations and laughs in the third season of their hit Bounce comedy series Mann & Wife. Bounce will double the fun by kicking off season three with two new original episodes back-to-back 9:00-10:00 pm (ET) on Tuesday, March 28. All-new Mann & Wife episodes will continue to premiere Tuesday nights at 9:00 pm (ET) through the spring on Bounce.
Kicking off in just over a month is B413 “No Filter Live” 2017, a unique touring event specifically created for tweens and their parents. The tour will hit three key markets this spring – Bowling Green, KY (April 22), Austin, TX (May 5) and Ft. Smith, AR (May 6).
Ten time Grammy Award winner and multi-platinum-selling artist CeCe Winans will follow her recently released number one album “Let Them Fall In Love,” with a national tour. The Fall In Love Tour presented by Medi-Share is Winans’ first solo tour in a decade.
GRAMMY® and GMA DOVE Award-winning recording artist Guy Penrod has just released Classics (Gaither Music Group/Servant Records), a new recording that features some of his most requested hits during his 14-year tenure as lead singer with the Gaither Vocal Band (GVB).
GRAMMY® winner Mandisa’s awaited fifth album, Out Of The Dark (Capitol CMG), will arrive on May 19, her first in four years. With 1 million+ records sold, Mandisa is back with a renewed passion for her music, after spending much of the past few years suffering from depression. She is emerging from the pit of depression with a willingness to be totally transparent and vulnerable about her journey. ABC’s Good Morning America will broadcast the exclusive first television interview and performance with Mandisa on April 26, her first in over three years.
GMA Dove Award-nominated powerhouse female vocalist Kerrie Roberts, known for her hit CCM pop songs “No Matter What,” “Outcast,” “Rescue Me (How the Story Ends),” and “What Are You Afraid Of,” is releasing her first ever full-length worship album, Boundless, March 17, 2017 on Vital Records. The album is distributed by New Day Christian Distributors and produced by Chris Cron.
Gotee Records’ HOLLYN is on a roll as her debut full-length album is just over one month old. One-Way Conversations debuted on February 10th hitting No. 2 on the iTunes Pop Albums chart just under Lady Gaga and was in the Top 10 overall of iTunes. The album also released on March 3rd physically to retail. Since the release, Hollyn now has two singles in the Top 25 at Christian radio at different formats (“Can’t Live Without” at CHR and “In Awe” at AC).
Lifeway Worship’s 2012 Songwriter of the Year and nationally known worship leader Shelly E. Johnson announces the release of “Victory” and “Weight of the World”, two brand new Easter anthems for the Church.