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  • Video Premiere Dinner Conversations 2019 Christmas Special
    on December 10, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Dinner Conversations, a podcast/video series where award-winning musicians and storytellers Mark Lowry & Andrew Greer invite their favorite artists, authors and thinkers to talk around the dinner table on a variety of topics, has released their 2019 Christmas special, premiering exclusively with NewReleaseToday. The full episode is available below now, and is set to be released on Amazon Prime as well as all podcast outlets next week. The episode features legendary group Point of Grace as hosts Mark Lowry and Andrew Greer join Denise, Leigh, and Shelley to celebrate 20 years of making holiday music. Over the course of the special, the group performs four Christmas songs, Including a very special version of co-host Mark Lowry's classic Christmas song "Mary, Did You Know?" The full Dinner Conversations Christmas Collection is available here, along with all[...]

  • Fit For A King Announces 2020 World Tour
    on December 10, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Christian-based metalcore band Fit For a King has announced the first part of their 2020 Dark Skies World Tour with supporting acts Alpha Wolf, Crystal Wolf, and metal giants Chelsea Grin. "We are pleased to announce the first portion of the Dark Skies World Tour. We're thrilled to have our friends Chelsea Grin, Crystal Lake, and Alpha Wolf apart of the tour," the band shared. VIP and limited venue pre-sale tickets are available now at http//ffak.soundrink.com and GA tickets will go on sale Friday at 10am local time.[...]

  • We The Kingdom's Franni Cash Announces Engagement
    on December 9, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Over the weekend, lead singer of We The Kingdom, Franni Cash, announced that she is now engaged to Austin Cain. "UNTIL FOREVER RUNS OUT!!!!!!! This man is my FUTURE HUSBAND!!! Thank you for making yesterday SO special. I'd give you my yes over and over and over again," Franni shared. "I LOVE YOU SO MUCH FRANNI and I cannot wait to be your husband!!! Thank you Jesus for blessing me beyond my greatest dreams and prayers with this incredible woman," Franni's fiancé Austin shared on Instagram. You can share your congratulations with the couple on their Instagram page.[...]

  • Big Daddy Weave, Bethel's Paul & Hannah McClure to Partner for Spring Tour
    on December 9, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Transparent Productions announced this week that Big Daddy Weave and Paul & Hannah McClure of Bethel Music are going to be heading out on the When The Light Comes Tour, presented by World Vision, this spring. Pre-sale starts this Friday at 10am. More information and dates will be released soon. Below is a current list of dates and cities. February 13 Schriever, LA February 15 Abilene, TX February 16 Witchita Falls, TX February 19 Henderson, KY February 20 Mason, OH February 21 Anderson, IN February 22 Holly, MI February 23 Holland, MI March 29 Quincy, IL[...]

  • Nashville Label Group Celebrates Banner Year
    on December 9, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Culminating its first full year of operations, Nashville Label Group--the multi-genre, multi-imprint conglomerate founded and helmed by Seventh Day Slumber's Joseph Rojas--celebrated a number of key milestones in 2019. Leading the accolades is RockFest Records' flagship artist, Seventh Day Slumber, whose May 31 critically-acclaimed set, Closer To Chaos, garnered the biggest release week sales for the label since its formation. Produced by Seventh Day Slumber's Jeremy Holderfield as well as Disciple's Josiah Prince, Closer To Chaos debuted on multiple Christian and mainstream sales charts while its lead single, "Alive Again," was a #1 hit on Christian rock radio. The project tackles a range of timely issues, including emotional trauma, self-worth and sobriety. Dove Award-winning Seventh Day Slumber has sold a combined total of nearly 500,000 units throughout a lauded two-decade career, landing two Billboard #1 albums, five #1 singles and 14 Top 10 hits. Earlier this year, RockFest[...]

  • for KING & COUNTRY's 'Little Drummer Boy' is #1 on Billboard Charts
    on December 9, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Two-time GRAMMY® Award winning duo for KING & COUNTRY continue to see an unprecedented reaction from their performance of "Little Drummer Boy" on CMA Country Christmas, which aired on Dec. 3rd on ABC. According to Billboard, the duo's take on the Christmas classic has seen a 1,338% increase in downloads, a 60% increase in on-demand streams, and sits atop Billboard's Christian Digital Songs chart along with three more songs reaching the Top 15. They entered Billboard's Holiday Digital Songs chart at #2, reached Top 10 in all three iTunes All Genre chart categories, and currently hold the No. 1 position in all three iTunes Christian chart categories. The video of their CMA performance has received over 7.3 million views, with over 125 thousand total shares and counting. Click here to watch the powerful performance, which elicited a lengthy standing ovation from the CMA audience. Click[...]

  • Billboard Names Switch No. 1 New Christian Artist of the Year
    on December 9, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Life.Church's group, Switch, has had a blessed year as a breakout group in the Christian music industry. The group debuted their first album on DREAM Records in February 2019 and immediately saw their single, "Symphony (feat. Dillon Chase)" make an impact in radio. Now, with a national audience of over 300 million and nearly 30 million streams, Switch has been named Billboard's No. 1 New Christian Artist of the Year for 2019. "This honor is incredibly humbling and unexpected," said JT Murrell, who oversees worship and album production at Life.Church. "We never could have imagined what God would do through Switch this year, but we're so grateful to be a part of how He's reaching the world." DREAM Records and Dillon Chase also earned spots on the year end chart. Chase garnered the No. 4 spot for New Christian Artist of the Year and DREAM Records[...]

  • Cory Asbury and Wife Anna Welcome New Baby
    on December 7, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Earlier this year, Grammy-nominated worship artist Cory Asbury and his wife Anna Asbury announced that they were expecting a baby girl, the family's fourth child. This week their baby, Willow Grace Asbury, was born. She was born on December 5th, weighing 6 pounds and 12 ounces. "We are so in love," Anna shared. You can share your congratulations with the Asbury family on Cory's Instagram page.[...]

  • We Are Messengers' Darren Mulligan Appears on Huckabee Show
    on December 7, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Earlier this week, lead singer of We Are Messengers, Darren Mulligan, shared that he was recently interviewed by Mike Huckabee and performed on his show Huckabee. "The guy is a legend and his team is top class. Honored to have been a part of what they are doing," Darren posted. TBN will be broadcasting the interview/performance on December 14th at 8/7c and on December 15h at 9/8c. Last month We Are Messengers released a new Christmas song called "This Is Jesus," along with a new music video for the song, which you can watch now here.[...]

  • Passion Releases New Single Today Ahead of Passion 2020
    on December 5, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Passion is releasing a brand new single today, "There's Nothing That Our God Can't Do," ahead of their largest event in history, Passion 2020, a gathering of college students with more than 65,000 people in attendance. Passion 2020 will be held at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta on December 31, 2019 through January 2, 2020. As this song has been led on the road throughout the fall and on Sundays at Passion City Church, it has become an anthem looking toward Passion 2020. Featuring the vocals of Kristian Stanfill, "There's Nothing That Our God Can't Do" is available here. As Passion releases this song, one of their prayers is that God would help those who sing it and hear it to really understand the depth of trust they can have in God. "We're hoping that as we lead this song, and as we carry this song into Passion[...]

  • Stillman Releases Debut EP 'Whisper' Today
    on December 5, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    The Creak Music in partnership with Integrity Music announces the debut EP release from songwriter and worship artist Stillman. Titled Whisper, the six-song project is available now on all digital formats. Additionally, the official music video for his single "Wherever You Are," which Stillman dedicates to his grandparents, also releases today and can be viewed here. Stillman was initially introduced in August with "Shook," his first song with The Creak Music/Integrity Music. Be sure to view the official music video here. "Shook" and "Wherever You Are," along with "Whisper," "Draw Near," "Let Go," and "Keep Movin' On," were produced by The Creak Music, the team comprised of David Leonard, Seth Talley, and Brad King. "This project has been so special to me," Jacob Stillman shares about the anticipated debut of Whisper. "After finding Christ, then being discouraged about being back[...]

  • Jonathan Cain Releases Exclusive Amazon Prime Video Christmas Concert
    on December 5, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductee and Journey band member Jonathan Cain releases his live, full-length (1h 27min) Unsung Noel With Jonathan Cain Christmas concert exclusively through Amazon Prime Video. Available now to rent or buy here, the video includes original songs from his critically acclaimed Christmas album, Unsung Noel, as well as holiday favorites. Taking viewers on an adventure through the Nativity, Unsung Noel With Jonathan Cain was recorded with a full band, choir and string section at New Destiny Christian Center where Cain also leads worship most weekends and his wife, Paula White-Cain, is the Senior Pastor. Featuring original songs like the Unsung Noel title track and "This Is The Heart Of Christmas," the concert also includes classics like "Angels We Have Heard On High," "Oh Holy Night" and "Do You Hear What I Hear," as well as[...]

  • Chris Tomlin Launches Christmas Tour with Sold-Out Shows This Week
    on December 5, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Grammy® nominee Chris Tomlin launched his Chris Tomlin Christmas Christmas Songs of Worship Tour this week with performances in Augusta, Georgia, Chattanooga, Tennessee and in Memphis last night at the Orpheum Theatre. The 12-city tour has sold-out many of the concerts in advance and is set to run through December 20 wrapping for the third consecutive year at The Beacon Theatre in New York City. Chris talked to PEOPLE Magazine about the tour and his new Christmas EP. "There is something special about the Christmas season," he says. "Truly, I think one of my favorite parts of this time of year is all the traditions that happen, both in my own family and out on the road and I can't help but look forward to these shows." PEOPLE also included details about Chris randomly meeting Florida Georgia Line member Tyler Hubbard while on vacation this summer and his[...]

  • Watch Colton Dixon Perform at the National Christmas Tree Lighting this Monday
    on December 5, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Tune in this Monday, December 9th, to watch Colton Dixon perform at the 97th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting, at 8 p.m. ET on REELZ and 9 p.m. ET on Ovation, Thanks to a partnership with the National Park Foundation, the official nonprofit partner of the National Park Service, the broadcast offers a wonderful opportunity for friends and families across the country to rejoice in this holiday tradition together. Hosted by country music star Jessie James Decker, and attended by President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump, Colton Dixon joined a melding of music, national parks, outdoor performances, and holiday cheer during the 97th National Christmas Tree Lighting. Featuring not only the official lighting of a new National Christmas Tree and timeless holiday tunes, the event is co-presented by the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation and was filmed at the Ellipse in President's Park (White House).[...]

  • Lecrae Teases New Projects Coming in 2020
    on December 5, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Earlier this week, rap/hip-hop artist Lecrae shared on Twitter that he has several new projects coming out in 2020. "Album coming 2020. LTSA 2 coming 2020. Book coming 2020. Tour coming 2020," the artist shared. No other information has been released on these projects yet, but keep an eye on Lecrae's social media pages for further information and announcements. Additionally in 2020, Lecrae will be appearing at the Passion Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, which will be held at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium December 31, 2019 through January 2, 2020. More information can be found at passionconferences.com.[...]

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