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NEWS: AIR1 Announces Eric & Heather as the New Co-Hosts for the AIR1 Morning Show Beginning April 14

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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.

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NEWS: Grammy Award-Winning Producer Chris Stevens Signs New Long-Term Deal With Capitol CMG Publishing

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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.

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NEWS: Loretta Lynn Ranch Announces Initial Performers for Third Annual Gospel Music Festival

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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.

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BLOG: 10 Things You Didn’t Know About KB

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A good student of the Christian music scene won’t need anyone to tell them that KB is one of the hottest rising stars on the hip-hop horizon, having garnered a No. 1 debut on Billboard’s Christian Albums Chart, a Dove Award and plenty of critical acclaim from outlets near and far. And while the artist’s musical talents are on display for all to see on his latest effort, Tomorrow We Live, did you know that the artist got laughed at during his first recording session? Or that one of his favorite movies of all time is a Pixar favorite? For this and more, keep reading!

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NEWS: Integrity Music To Provide Performers For NBC’S “Beyond A.D.” Launching April 12

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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.

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BLOG: 10 Tracks, 10 Questions with Hawk Nelson

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Canadian quartet Hawk Nelson is riding high, fresh off the release of their new studio album, Diamonds, and chart-topping debut single, “Drops in the Ocean.” The album is, if you’ll pardon the expression, a well-polished gem. Front man Jon Steingard took some time to answer 10 questions — each one based on the title of each of the album’s 10 songs. Some are silly; some are serious; but all offer a unique glimpse into the album and the band.

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INDUSTRY UPDATE: The Overflow CEO Stephen Relph on Why Christian-Specific Streaming Services Are Needed

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The ever-changing world of streaming services often creates a new question for every answer that comes along. But Stephen Relph wasn’t willing to wait for the waters to calm down. As co-founder and CEO of TheOverflow.com, Relph and his team have helped create a brand new Christian music-specific streaming service that’s earned buzz and press coverage from Billboard and Forbes, among others.

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INTERVIEW: Point of Grace + Ricky Skaggs

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For over two decades Point of Grace has endeared their feel-good harmonies to millions of fans nationwide through a platinum discography chalk full of life-changing faith messages, musically relaying the trio’s on and offstage heart for God and people. Earning over two-dozen number one singles and selling millions of records, the group began adding country music to the mix with the success of their roots-driven impact anthem, “How You Live,” and 2011’s country-tinged album, No Changin’ Us.

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NEWS: The Choir to Celebrate 25 Year Anniversary of Circle Slide on Tour

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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.

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NEWS: Chris August Releases New Album; Makes Grand Ole Opry Debut

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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.

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NEWS: Switchfoot’s Jon, Tim Foreman’s Mom, Dad Pen Parenting Book

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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!

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NEWS: Tamela Mann’s ‘Best Days’ Album RIAA Certified Gold

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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.

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