Monthly Archives: July 2014

Andrew Peterson Honored with “Book of the Year” Award for “The Warden and the Wolf King”

Andrew PetersonThe reviewers are raving about Andrew Peterson’s fourth and final book in the Wingfeather Saga series, The Warden and the Wolf King. The project has just been honored as World Magazine’s 2014 Children’s Book of the Year and announced in the publication’s August 9th issue that can be viewed here.

Former Flyleaf Lead Singer Pens Autobiography

LaceySturmFrom suicide attempts, drug use and physical abuse to finding faith and purpose, Lacey Sturm gets real in her upcoming book “The Reason – How I Discovered a Life Worth Living,” set to hit shelves in October (Baker Books). In her personal story, the former Flyleaf singer shares her journey from atheism to salvation and how she found faith on the day she planned to end her life.

Passion Founder Set to Unveil Advent Devotional This Fall

LouieGiglioFounder of the Passion Movement and Passion City Church Pastor and Visionary Architect Louie Giglio will usher in the Advent season this fall with his new devotional and resource – “Waiting Here For You: An Advent Journey of Hope (Passion Publishing) – available starting in early September.

Review: For the Fatherless – Self-Titled

FortheFatherlessEvery so often an artist arrives on the scene who just oozes authenticity and talent, all tied up in one compelling package. Newlywed couple Brian and Christa Yak, recording under the telling moniker For the Fatherless are such an act and their self-titled debut is an album that is unapologetically hope-filled and artistically sound, bringing a much needed message to the world.

Skillet’s Panheads Make Their Voices Heard in “Fan Army Face-Off”

SkilletBillboard.com said it best when they asked, “Only one question remains: which fan army is the strongest?” as they launched their Fan Army Face-Off, a bracket-style tournament in which various fan armies have squared off to prove that they are unequivocally the loudest voices in the pop sphere. GRAMMY®-nominated and platinum selling rockers Skillet’s fan base, The Panheads, were chosen by Billboard when the music industry’s leading trade outlet rounded up 32 of the most notable fan armies today.

Lauren Daigle’s Latest Single Makes Waves on the Charts

LaurenDaigleCentricity Music’s newest artist, Lauren Daigle, is living up to the high expectations for her new single, “How Can It Be.”

Mandisa Gears Up for “Get Up: The Remixes,” Releasing Sept. 16

mandisaGRAMMY® Award winner Mandisaannounced the upcoming release of her first ever full remix album, Get Up: The Remixes, set to debut September 16. The album will feature remixes of her biggest hits including “Overcomer,” “Stronger” and “Good Morning,” all three of which Mandisa has performed on ABC’s Good Morning America.

All Things New Release Stripped Down EP Entitled “Attic Sessions”

AllThingsNewLast year the BEC Recordings’ All Things New released their full-length self-titled label debut to much acclaim and fan praise. The band also spent 2013 touring with Newsboys and the Rhett Walker Band and this year the quartet spent time on the road with Francesca Battistelli and Sanctus Real. All Things New also found time among their touring schedule to record their EP that releases today titled Attic Sessions.

TFK’s Latest Available for Pre-Order Through iTunes with Exclusive Grat Track Download

TFKModern rock favorite THOUSAND FOOT KRUTCH is set to release its first new studio album in over two years, OXYGEN:INHALE, Aug. 26 with marketing, sales and distribution through The Fuel Music into all territories worldwide except Europe, where it releases through Hassle Records.  Prior to the release of the highly anticipated recording, the band is offering the lead single and upcoming music video, “Born This Way,” as an Instant Grat Track download beginning today through an exclusive album pre-order campaign at iTunes.

Unspoken Enjoys Continued Success on the Charts

unspokenCentricity Music’s modern-pop band, Unspoken, is enjoying tremendous success with its first single from the their self-titled full album. “Start A Fire,” has jumped into the Top Five on three of Billboard’s Christian Singles charts, with the song at No. 2 for the fifth week at AC Indicator, No. 4 at AC Monitored and No. 5 on the NCA chart. “Start A Fire” has locked up all Hot AC/CHR stations and is No. 6 on the chart.  The music video for “Start A Fire” is also connecting with fans online and the reviews are stellar.  “More people need to hear this song!,”  “Awesome words,” and “Love this song.”

At the same time, Unspoken’s self-titled project is now available at all retail music outlets, as Unspoken had an exclusive distribution deal with Lifeway Christian stores through early July. The album continues to be a strong seller nationwide, with the project retaining its position in the Top 30 on Billboard’s Christian Albums chart since release date

“It has been such a fun couple of months with Unspoken,” says Steve Ford, Vice President of Marketing, Centricity Music. “With the band having a No. 2 song at AC for several weeks, a video that is getting strong reaction, and Unspoken continuing to build a solid fan base  out on the road, it brings a lot of energy to the release. Now having the record available everywhere adds a whole new level to the release. This band is making an impact everywhere they go. This is how I describe fun.”

After a busy summer debuting the music from their new project, Unspoken, the group will join Centricity Music labelmates, Jason Gray, Lindsay McCaul and Carrollton for Jason Gray’s With Every Act Of Love Tour this fall. Presented by World Vision, the tour will run September 26 –November 11 and is scheduled to visit twenty cities. Tickets for the dates are available through iTickets.com.

For more on Unspoken, visit www.unspokenmusic.com. Also follow the band on Facebook:  www.facebook.com/unspokenmusic and Twitter: @unspokenmusic.

[Source: Bozeman Media]