Monthly Archives: December 2013

Switchfoot Takes the #1 Spot with “Love Alone Is Worth The Fight’

Switchfoot

Grammy-award winning rock band Switchfoot gathers its first No. 1 radio hit from its highly anticipated album, Fading West, set to release Jan. 14, 2014 on Atlantic Records/Word.

Stevenson Closes Out Big Year with GRAMMY Nod

Ryan StevensonGotee recording artist Ryan Stevenson is wrapping up 2013—a year which found the singer/songwriter signing to Gotee Records; collaborating with GMA Artist of the Year TobyMac; releasing a hit Christian radio single; and touring with fan favorites Audio Adrenaline—with a GRAMMY® Award nomination.

John Schlitt Guests on “The Mike Huckabee Show”

SchlittGrammy and Dove Award-winning vocalist John Schlitt recently was a guest on “The Mike Huckabee Show,” the popular radio show hosted by the former Arkansas governor that airs three hours daily on more than 200 stations across the U.S.

Review: King’s Kaleidoscope – Joy Has Dawned EP

Kings KaleidoscopeEvery year at Christmastime, it seems like the same songs play over and over again – on the radio, in the store, and sometimes even in church. They can start to sound stale, and efforts to reinvent them are often overdone. But with the Joy Has Dawned EP, King’s Kaleidoscope creates a Christmas album that feels at once traditional and original, familiar and fresh.

With Kickstarter’s Help, Steve Taylor is Back!

Steve TaylorAcclaimed filmmaker, writer, producer and recording artist Steve Taylor, director of the Blue Like Jazz movie, is taking a sabbatical from filmmaking to release his first studio record in 20 years with his new band, Steve Taylor & The Perfect Foil.

Owl City Makes an Impact at Radio with “Light of Christmas”

Owl CityJust in time for Christmas, Owl City is getting an early gift as his first Christmas single, “Light of Christmas” (featuring TobyMac) is quickly becoming the biggest Christmas song at Christian radio this season.

Worship Duo Surprises with #1 Debut

DoddTexas-based husband and wife worship duo Tyler & Bailey Dodds released their new EP, Songs for the Church, today. While they were hopeful that the songs would find an audience beyond their home church, they never expected a runaway hit. But that’s what they received earlier today, when the album shot straight to #1 at iTunes in the Christian & Gospel category, sharing the Top 10 with such heavyweights as For King & Country, Marvin Sapp and Hillsong United.

Clay Crosse Appears on CTN’s “Real Life”

ClayCrosseSinger/songwriter, worship leader and author Clay Crosse recently appeared as a guest on Cornerstone Television Network’s flagship show, “Real Life.”

Mandisa Grabs Two GRAMMY Nominations

mandisa2013 has arguably been the most electrifying year of Mandisa’s career, and it’s closing on a high note with two GRAMMY® nominations in the Best Contemporary Christian Music Album Category for her best-selling and critically acclaimed project Overcomer, as well as her No. 1 smash single “Overcomer” receiving the nomination for Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance.

Schlitt Releases Holiday Music Video

JohnSchlittGrammy and Dove Award-winning vocalist John Schlitt has released the video for “Little Drummer Boy,” a song from the legendary vocalist’s new Christmas CD, The Christmas Project.