Monthly Archives: October 2014

Tomlin’s “Love Ran Red” Opens to Widespread Acclaim

ChrisTomlinAs critics praise GRAMMY® winner Chris Tomlin’s Love Ran Red as “Incredibly Rich,” (New Release Tuesday) “Flawless” and “Infectious” (Church Mag), and Worship Leader magazine calls him “the worship leader of the century,” the multi-platinum selling songwriter is celebrating the release of his tenth album as his radio single “Jesus Loves Me” hits top 10 on both the National Christian Audience and AC Indicator charts.  

Third Day Set to “Lead Us Back” to Worship with New Album Coming in March

ThirdDayTHIRD DAY, for the first time in more than a decade, will release a new worship album, titled LEAD US BACK, slated for March 3, 2015.  The GRAMMY©, American Music Awards and Dove Award winning band, that has had 12 career albums to date, will also perform live on the day of the album release, at the famed Beacon Theatre in New York.

Nathan Tasker is a “Man On A Wire” Come Nov. 4

NathanTaskerAustralian singer/songwriter, Nathan Tasker, is poised to release his new project and seventh studio album, Man On A WireNovember 4th. Produced by Paul Moak (Third Day, Mat Kearney), the album features eleven new songs that were written or co-written by Tasker, and the music presents the listener with realistic stories that represent an authentic Christian life with all of its joys and sorrows.

Matthew West Seeks New Stories as He Embarks on Writing Upcoming Album

MatthewWestMultiple-GRAMMY nominee, American Music Award and Billboard Music Award winner Matthew West is on a mission to tell a story of a different kind with his music – to transform listeners’ stories into life-changing songs. With more than 30,000 stories collected since 2009 from every state in the US and more than 20 countries around the world, West has a very unique connection with his fans. As stories continue to come in daily, he has been motivated to pen a third album based on these inspirations. Click here to tell Matthew your own story.

“Same Kind of Different As Me” Film Boasts Star-Studded Cast

SameKindofDifferentAsMeParamount Pictures today announced that Academy Award®-nominees Greg Kinnear and Djimon Hounsou and Academy Award®-winners Renee Zellweger and Jon Voight will star in “SAME KIND OF DIFFERENT AS ME,” based on the best-selling nonfiction book by Ron Hall and Denver Moore with Lynn Vincent, author of the bestselling book Heaven Is for Real. 

Planetshakers Shake the Charts with Their Latest Outing

PlanetshakersCapturing the energy, excitement and worldwide movement of Planetshakers Church, one of Australia’s fastest growing church’s in history, Planetshakers Band released globally its THIS IS OUR TIME CD, Deluxe DVD and digital download Oct. 21. As the church and its music transcends cultures, languages and geographical boundaries, the new recording immediately soared to the top of the overall charts in several countries during its first week at retail.

Battistelli Releases Latest Video

francescaYesterday, GRAMMY®-nominated, Dove Award winning “Artist of the Year” and Christian music’s best-selling new artist in over 10 years, Francesca Battistelli, in partnership with Mercy Ministries, released her latest music video, “He Knows My Name,” which can be viewed here.

Laura Hackett-Park’s Latest Makes a Big Splash

LauraHackettDove-nominated singer/songwriter and accomplished worship leader Laura Hackett Park released her second and 5-star-acclaimed album, Love Will Have Its Day, Oct. 21 from Forerunner Music, the official record label of the International House of Prayer of Kansas City (IHOPKC). The recording spent time at No. 1 as the best-selling Christian/Gospel album at iTunes® during release week and wrapped up the week as the second bestselling SoundScan Christian/Gospel Digital Album (LeCrae was No. 1).

7eventh Time Down Ready “A Christmas Wish List” EP For Nov. 10 Release

7eventhTimeDownBEC Recordings’ 7eventh Time Down continues to impact fans through their high-energy live shows and radio singles. Last year, the band released their sophomore album Just Say Jesus, which produced their hit radio single from the title track, which was a Top 5 hit on the National Christian Audience, AC Monitored, AC Indicator and Hot AC/CHR charts. “Just Say Jesus” also spent an impactful 52 weeks on the National Christian Audience chart. Their second single “The One I’m Running To” is currently moving up the charts as it is in the Top 5 on Hot AC/CHR, Top 10 on AC Indicator, and Top 25 on AC Monitored as well as the National Christian Audience charts.

Review: Kings Kaleidoscope – Becoming Who We Are

KingsKaleidoscopeTake a moment and give the cover art for Kings Kaleidoscope’s latest and first full length recording, Becoming Who We Are. You’ll note all the varieties of leaves depicted alongside a bright variety of flowers and blooms, accented by some mellow fruit. It’s an eclectic and unconventional work of art, to be sure, and is perhaps the perfect description of what lies beneath in the diverse collective’s sound.