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Mallary Hope’s Brand-New Single “Christmas Is All About You” Serves as Reminder of What’s Important This Holiday Season,

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Nashville, Tenn. (Nov. 9, 2018) – Singer/songwriter Mallary Hope released her brand-new single, “Christmas Is All About You,” available now. Joining Hope’s previously-released Christmas songs, “Just A Baby (Mary’s Song)” and “Mary, Did You Know?” the expectant mother of two understands first-hand the busyness of the Christmas season. In her new heart-felt track, Hope invites listeners to press pause, and instead experience the deeper meaning of why we celebrate. “I love Christmas, and it feels especially exciting for our family this year as we get ready to grow, waiting on the arrival of our third little one,” shared Hope. “But with so much going on, it can be easy to lose sight of why we celebrate. This song is a reminder to me as much as it is to my fans that Jesus is the reason – Christmas is all about Him.”To listen to “Christmas Is All About You,” click here
About Mallary Hope:
Singer/songwriter Mallary Hope is a Georgia native who began her career writing songs for some of the biggest names in country music including Faith Hill, Lauren Alaina, Danny Gokey and Jana Kramer. It was during her first pregnancy that Mallary had a catalytic moment and felt a calling to use her gifts and her own voice to tell others about God’s love. Since then, she has sung her songs for thousands, sharing the stage with some of the biggest names in Christian Music on the Winter Jam Tour this past year.Joining her previously-released Christmas songs, “Just A Baby (Mary’s Song)” and “Mary, Did You Know?” Hope’s brand-new single, “Christmas Is All About You” is available now.

Get Connected to Mallary Hope:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mallaryhopemusic/
Instagram: @mallary_hope
Twitter: @mallaryhope
Website: https://www.mallaryhopemusic.com/http://oktobe.me

Josh Turner’s I Serve A Savior Debuts at No. 1 Atop Nielsen’s Country Albums Chart,


No. 2 on Billboard’s Top Christian Albums Chart

Live Performance DVD Secures No. 1 Spot on Both Billboard’s Music Video and Christian Music Video ChartTurner to Return to Nashville’s Historic Ryman Auditorium for Back-to-Back Opry Performances
Nashville, Tenn. (Nov. 05, 2018) –  Josh Turner’s I Serve A Savior earned debut placements across multiple charts, including No. 1 on Nielsen’s Country Albums Chart and No. 2 on both Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart and Top Christian Albums Chart. The complementing live performance DVD also secured the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s Music Video Chart and Christian Music Video Chart. Praise for the faith-filled project continues to pour in, with Worship Musician calling the album “musically brilliant, yet refreshingly restive” and Music Row applauding the singer’s “earthen baritone.” 
“This project was truly a dream come true,” commented Turner. “It’s something I have wanted to do for a long time.  God opened the door and I walked through it.  When I look back, this will be one of my favorite projects of my career.”I Serve A Savior marks Turner’s first appearance on Billboard’s Christian charts, but is the eighth top ten appearance on Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart for the multi-platinum-selling singer.Adding a new dimension to the GRAMMY® nominee’s already acclaimed career, the faith-based collection produced by Kenny Greenburg includes hand-picked hymns, alongside brand-new originals and live recordings of some of Turner’s most memorable hits including “Me and God” and “Long Black Train.” A portion of the 90-minute live performance DVD released in addition to the project will continue to air this fall on numerous networks throughout the U.S. and Canada. Click here for more information on networks and air times.On the heels of his release, Turner will be returning to Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium for back-to-back Opry performances tomorrow, Nov. 06 at 7:00PM CT, and again at 9:30PM CT. As one of the youngest members inducted into the Grand Ole Opry, Turner will be performing songs off his latest project. For tickets and more information, go to www.opry.com.Check out Josh’s Gospel Greats playlist here. To purchase Josh Turner’s I Serve A Savior, click here.
About Josh Turner:
With his rich, deep voice and distinctive style, MCA Nashville recording artist Josh Turner is one of country music’s most recognizable hit-makers. From his 2003 Platinum-selling debut Long Black Train to his 2017 Billboard No. 1 release, Deep South, Turner has scored multiple GRAMMY®, CMA and ACM Awards nominations and received six Inspirational Country Music Awards. As one of the youngest members inducted into the Grand Ole Opry, Turner has sold more than 8 million units, topped more than 1.5 billion in global streaming and populated radio with such memorable hits as “Hometown Girl,” “Would You Go With Me,” “Your Man,” “Time Is Love,” “Why Don’t We Just Dance” and “Long Black Train.”With his latest, I Serve A Savior, Turner adds an exciting new dimension to his already acclaimed career.  I Serve A Savior is a thoughtful gospel collection that finds Turner’s rich, distinctive baritone paired with timeless classics including “Amazing Grace,” “How Great Thou Art” and “Great Is Your Faithfulness,” as well as introducing originals including the title track, “I Serve A Savior,” and “The River (of Happiness),” written by his wife, Jennifer, and their eldest son, Hampton. Turner is a disciple of traditional country music, a mentor to up-and-coming artists, and one of the youngest members of the Grand Ole Opry.  Turner has been an Opry member for over 10 years and he recently reveled in his 150th performance on the famed Opry circle.The Hannah, S.C. native has been songwriting and performing since he was a child, and in support of music education, he created The Josh Turner Scholarship Fund to assist students interested in pursuing a future in arts and music. As a high school student, Turner had very little access to music education, therefore realizes first-hand the importance of arts education in schools. For more information on Josh Turner including a list of his upcoming tour dates, visit www.JoshTurner.com.

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Crowder Releases New Music Video For Hot First Single “Red Letters,”

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Gospel-Inspired New Single “Let It Rain (Is There Anybody)”

[feat. Mandisa]

Available HERE Today

Highly-Anticipated Album I Know A Ghost
Set For Release on Nov. 9th

Album Pre-Order Available (HERE)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 2, 2018) – 3X GRAMMY® Nominated artist Crowder has released an emotional new music video for his song “Red Letters,” the first single off of his upcoming record, I Know A Ghost (sixstepsrecords/Capitol Christian Music Group). Directed by Patrick Tohill, the video brings vivid artistry and imagery to an already well received single. Watch HERE.In addition to the release of Crowder’s video this week, another brand new track, his gospel-infused song “Let It Rain (Is There Anybody)” [feat. Mandisa] is available on all music platforms today. Crowder’s highly-anticipated album, I Know A Ghost (sixstepsrecords/Capitol Christian Music Group), is set for release on Friday, Nov. 9th. The album pre-order is available HERE.The music video for “Red Letters” was inspired by Louis Klopsh’s statement in the introduction of his innovative Red Letter Bible – “It sheds a new radiance upon the sacred pages, by which the reader is enabled to trace unerringly the scarlet thread of prophecy from Genesis to Malachi. Like the Star which led the Magi to Bethlehem, this light, shining through the entire Word, leads straight to the person of the Divine Messiah, as the fulfillment of the promise of all the ages.” (Crossway.org) Crowder adds, “The meta-narrative of the story of God’s rescue woven through the Scriptures is intricate and powerful and that’s what I wanted to pick up on with this song. It’s worth singing about. I love it and I hope it’s meaningful for my fans and listeners out there.”Crowder’s unique ability to continually create music that is original, inventive and future oriented while still retaining an accessible familiarity has fans counting the days until release. His musically adventurous spirit delivers a genre bending 16 track album (15 of which Crowder co-wrote). The album spans a modern blend of bluegrass, hip-hop, pop and EDM. He stretches musical boundaries with Latin influences in songs like “La Luz,” he brings Appalachian instrumental textures with porch-playin,’ beat-stomping songs “Child Of God” and “Happy Day,” and he draws the listener in with the ear-bending, gospel-infused “Let It Rain (Is There Anybody)” [feat. Mandisa]. I Know A Ghost is the follow up to his chart-topping record American Prodigal, which debuted at #1 on the Christian and Gospel Album charts and at #5 on Billboard’s Top Albums chart. This spring Crowder will be joining MercyMe (of I CAN ONLY IMAGINE fame) for a nationwide tour of over 30 dates.About Crowder:
Over 3 Million records sold and 3 GRAMMY® Nominations. Crowder’s first solo album, Neon Steeple, debuted at No. 8 on the Billboard 200, was named iTunes 2014 Christian Album of the Year, garnered multiple radio hits, two GRAMMY® nominations, a Grand Ole Opry debut, a Dove Award and multiple nods and numerous K-LOVE Fan Award Nominations. American Prodigal, the awaited GRAMMY® nominated follow-up album released in 2016, landing at No. 1 on the Christian & Gospel Album Chart, No. 3 on the Digital Albums Chart, No. 5 on the Top Albums Billboard Chart and No. 12 on the Top 200 Billboard Chart. The song “All My Hope” brought Crowder a No. 1 radio single, in addition to two Top 10 singles prior to that from American Prodigal. This record has also earned the solo artist a Dove Award, six Dove Award nominations, and two more K-LOVE Fan Award nominations. As an artist, Crowder continues to challenge preconceived boundaries and engages listeners in a way that is deeply affecting. The upcoming album, I Know A Ghost, will be available everywhere November 9. Crowder’s new music has shown immediate connection as “Red Letters,” the first song released to radio, quickly gains support from stations across the country. For more information, visit http://www.crowdermusic.com.
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Bethel Music’s Sean Feucht Proves “Worship is Not Just Confined to Air-Conditioned Churches,” with Wild

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Bethel Music to Release Documentary Chronicling Feucht’s International Mission Movements that Inspired Making of Wild Bethel Music Alongside Sean Feucht To Hold Second Annual “Peace On Earth” To Aide People Displaced In Northern Iraq Special With Special Night of Worship
Nashville, Tenn. (Nov. 2, 2018)Bethel Music’s Sean Feucht’s missionally inspired Wild released today. Recorded live at Bethel Church, Wild expands on Jesus as the ‘Wild One,’ unpacking a life of radical obedience and holy boldness.”The live recording allows room for songs to unwind into extended, spontaneous worship,” said CCM Magazine, “capturing the atmosphere of an audience fully involved in the act of worship with voices raised and hearts open to the presence of God,” added Today’s Christian Entertainment. Igniting mission movements around the world, the songs found on Wild were forged through Feucht’s personal experience, bringing the joy- filled gospel into uncharted regions of the world, from war-torn areas in Iraq to the underground church in China. “The lyrics of the songs show that worship is not just confined to air-conditioned churches with spotlights and comfortable chairs,” added Hallels of the project. “Rather, even in the streets of war-turned countries and the stuffy corridors of underground churches, God is still breaking strongholds when his people raise their voices in worship.” The album echoes this storyline in its diverse sonic landscape, ranging from joyful anthems to intimate prayers. 
Coinciding with the release of Wild, Bethel Music will be unveiling a complementing documentary that chronicles Feucht’s missional movements, bringing the gospel to remote areas of the world, and inspiring the songs found on his latest release.Furthering the mission behind the album, Bethel Music alongside Feucht will be holding their second annual “Peace On Earth” event tomorrow, Nov. 3rd at 7:00PM PDT. In an aim to help the now 3.4 million displaced people in Iraq after fleeing the violence of ISIS and their war torn villages, funds from the meaningful time of worship, prayer and storytelling in Redding, Calif. will go to raise one hundred fifteen thousand dollars worth of food, blankets, heaters, mattresses, shoes and more for the people of Northern Iraq. Special guests include Steffany Gretzinger, Pat Barrett, John Mark Mcmillan and more. To join in meeting these tangible, physical needs and to find out more about how you can contribute to the night, click here
To listen to Wild, click hereAbout Sean Feucht:
Sean Feucht is a husband, father, missionary, musician, speaker, author and founder of a grassroots global worship, prayer and missions organization, Burn 24/7. Feucht travels to 20-30 nations per year planting furnaces of worship and prayer, training, mobilizing, leading worship and speaking.Sean has produced, recorded and released 20 music albums, co-authored 5 books, numerous teaching resources and has ignited several global missional initiatives. He and his wife, high school sweetheart, Kate, have three children, Keturah, Malachi and Ezra. In August 2016 Feucht and his family moved from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania to Redding, California to be a part of the Bethel Music community. Feucht’s latest album, Wild, is available now.About Bethel Music:
Bethel Music is a worship ministry that formed as an organic extension of Bethel Church in Redding, CA. Over the last seven years, Bethel Music has grown from being a local church music ministry to becoming a global outreach featuring a cadre of songwriters and worship leaders, with both online and on-campus worship schools. The Bethel Music Artist Collective includes Brian and Jenn Johnson, Steffany Gretzinger, Amanda Cook, Jonathan David and Melissa Helser, Hunter Thompson, Paul and Hannah McClure, Kalley Heiligenthal, Josh Baldwin, Cory Asbury and Kristene DiMarco. Together these artists have six acclaimed albums that all went to the top of Billboard’s Top Christian Albums chart, in addition to four GMA Dove Awards and a GMA Covenant Award. Bethel Music’s multi-artist double-disc live recording Have It All (2016) hit No. 1 on the overall iTunes Albums chart and No. 6 on Billboard’s Top Albums chart, becoming Bethel Music’s highest retail debut on the charts ever. Starlight, Bethel Music’s first full-length album recorded live on tour, is among their latest to top the chart. The heart of Bethel Music is to be a steward of the worship being created and released at Bethel Church, making it a resource available to the world. In addition to thousands of people that attend Bethel’s weekly worship services, another 350,000 plus people subscribe to the online stream of the services at www.bethel.tv. WorshipU, Bethel Church’s online school of worship, features ongoing training programs underneath seasoned instructors, with tracks including worship leader, songwriter, sound engineer, team essentials, producing a song and worship fundamentals, available at www.worshipu.com. More about Bethel Music can be found at www.bethelmusic.com.Get Connected With Bethel Music:
Website: // www.bethelmusic.com
Facebook: // www.facebook.com/bethelmusic
Twitter: // www.twitter.com/bethelmusic
Instagram: // www.instagram.com/bethelmusic
YouTube: // www.youtube.com/ibethelmusicGet Connected With Sean Feucht:
Instagram: // https://www.instagram.com/seanfeucht/
Facebook: // https://www.facebook.com/sean.feucht/
Twitter: // https://twitter.com/seanfeucht
Website: // https://seanfeucht.com/

LEGENDARY RECORDING ARTIST RUSS TAFF RELEASESFIRST NEW ALBUM IN SEVEN YEARS, BELIEVE, TODAY

LEGENDARY RECORDING ARTIST RUSS TAFF RELEASESFIRST NEW ALBUM IN SEVEN YEARS, BELIEVE, TODAY Billboard, CBN, TBN, Charisma, More Highlight Album,Documentary Featured In 700-Plus Theaters Multi-GRAMMY® and Dove Award-winning Russ Taff releases his debut praise and worship album, Believe, today (Nov. 2) from Sweetwater Studios, a division of Sweetwater Sound, and with global distribution from The Fuel Music. The album is available now at physical and digital retailers everywhere, and through the link https://the-fuel-music.lnk.to/RUSSTAFFBELIEVE.  His first new album in over seven years, the full-circle, 12-song project produced by Phil Naish and Mark Hornsby features new recordings of the hits for which Taff is best-loved, including classics “We Will Stand” and the lead single “I Still Believe,” with the latter song taking on a whole new meaning for the artist. “It meant the world to me back when I was struggling trying to find my way and I was screaming at the sky, but today it’s a joyous anthem. I’m up here singing again for Jesus. I survived.” Believe also features Taff’s signature vocals on worship favorites like “Your Love Never Fails,” “No Longer Slaves,” “Be Still My Soul” and “Same Power” alongside “Don’t Try So Hard” with multi-platinum, GRAMMY® winner Amy Grant, “Isn’t The Name” with strings recorded at the legendary studio, Abbey Road, and “I Am” with three-time GRAMMY® nominee David Crowder. “Russ Taff is a legend! His music has filled my ears for a long time,” says Crowder. “Standing and singing ‘I AM holding onto you in the middle of the storm’ alongside Russ is one of life’s greatest memories. Thanks for the gift man!”
Russ Taff is pictured with David Crowder while at Sweetwater Studios for the recording of “I Am” featured on Taff’s new album, Believe.Russ and Tori Taff are pictured with Gov. Mike Huckabee on the set of “Huckabee,” where the couple was featured Oct. 27.Photo credit: Trinity Broadcasting Network.
Featured recently on Billboard, TBN’s “Huckabee,” CBN’s “The 700 Club,” Charisma and many more media outlets internationally, Taff has devoted his life to sharing the gospel. In a career filled with great music, this landmark album spotlights not only his incredible voice, but the heart behind it. “I want to remind people that he’s God. We can trust him,” Taff shares. “We can take our cares and lay them at his feet, and he will take them. We’re not fighting alone. He cares about every aspect of our lives. When I’m troubled, I just get off by myself and I sing worship songs just to him. After a little bit, I start feeling better because I feel Him. I’m reminded that he’s there. No matter what I’m walking through, he’s always there.” Released just prior to his new album, the feature-length “Russ Taff: I Still Believe” documentary premiered in over 700 theaters nationally for one-night only event Oct. 30. The film chronicles his musical journey and behind-the-scenes battle with alcoholism, the childhood trauma he suffered at the hands of an alcoholic father and abusive mother, the undying, 42-year love story with his wife Tori, and his ultimate embrace of God’s healing and restoration. Featuring such legendary artists and entertainers as Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith, MercyMe’s Bart Millard, Newsboys’ Michael Tait, Bill Gaither, Mark Lowry and Chonda Pierce, theater audiences also had the opportunity to view a special acoustic performance by Taff and multi-GRAMMY® Award-winning Steven Curtis Chapman immediately following the film. For more Russ Taff, Believe album and documentary news, go to www.russtaff.com, www.russtaffmovie.com, Facebook, Twitter and InstagramAbout Russ Taff:Hailed by Billboard magazine as “the single most electrifying voice in Christian music,” Russ Taff has garnered six GRAMMY® Awards and 18 Gospel Music Association Dove Awards. Inducted into the Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame an unprecedented three times—as a soloist, as well as a member of The Imperials and the Gaither Vocal Band—Taff is also a member of the Christian Music Hall of Fame and the Arkansas Walk of Fame. He has recorded 11 solo albums to date, including industry benchmarks Medals (1985), Russ Taff (1987) and Under Their Influence (1991). From rock giants Kings of Leon to Millard, Tait and many others, Taff’s influence is felt throughout the music world. About Sweetwater Studios:Sweetwater Studios is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sweetwater Sound, Inc., the largest online music instrument retailer in the country. With three world-class studios designed by Russ Berger and access to a greater diversity of musical equipment and professional audio gear than any other recording studio in the world, Sweetwater Studios is able to accommodate just about any recording, mixing or mastering project, no matter how simple or complex. With renowned staff producer Mark Hornsby at the helm, who has worked on many Grammy and Dove-award winning albums, Sweetwater Studios also has an exceptional staff of producers, engineers, session musicians and studio technicians. For more information on Sweetwater Studios, please visit http://www.sweetwaterstudios.comAbout The Fuel Music:Established in 2008, The Fuel Music & Management, LLC, is a leading artist management and artist solutions company that independently distributes music internationally. Based in Nashville, TN, the Fuel team brings nearly 70 years of combined music industry experience in record label operations, major label distribution and marketing, and artist management for artists ranging from upstart bands to GRAMMY Award nominated, multi-platinum artists. More information on the company can be found at www.thefuelmusic.com    # # #

The Afters Celebrate And Give Glimpse Of Future With The Beginning and Everything After



Greatest Hits Album Available Today

“Well Done” Continues Upward Radio Trek
Nashville, Tenn. (Nov. 2, 2018)The AftersThe Beginning and Everything After is available today offering a memorable musical journey. The dozen track greatest hits collection celebrates the triumphs, including chart-topping singles, TV placements, an MTVU Award, GMA Dove Awards and other accolades alongside two new offerings – “Well Done” and “Fear No More.”

“Well Done” has gained significant momentum at radio since it hit airwaves last month. With over 50 stations on board, the new single has moved up the Billboard Charts this week, garnering a No. 29 spot on AC Monitored, No. 16 on AC Indicator and No. 33 at National Christian Audience. It’s also racked up over 700k streams across platforms since its release, and is featured on key playlists like Amazon Music’s Fresh Christian, and Spotify’s Top Christian and Top Christian Contemporary playlists.
Additionally, the new track “Fear No More” was inspired by the band’s personal struggles with fear, written as a raw and honest anthem to proclaim freedom in the face of anxiety. ‘Fear No More’ came out of my own personal struggles with anxiety throughout my life,” shares frontman Josh Havens. “It’s an anthem for trusting God and not living in fear and anxiety. When I wrote this with Matt, Jordan, Dan and Jason Ingram, we realized we all had faced these feelings in some way…it can be debilitating and rob us from the joy that God wants for us. If you have ever struggled with fear, anxiety or depression, I hope this song speaks to you! You’re not alone!” Hear more about the song here

In celebration of the album release, the band also is offering a special director’s cut commentary of their hits from the past, digging into the stories behind them. The commentary tracks can be downloaded exclusively through FreeCCM for a limited time here.

Visit the links below to listen to The Beginning and Everything After today!
Apple Music
Spotify
Amazon
Google Play

The Beginning and Everything After Track Listing:
Fear No More (new)
Well Done (new)
Light Up the Sky
Lift Me Up
Battles
Broken Hallelujah
Beautiful Love
Never Going Back to OK
Moments Like This
Every Good Thing
Live On Forever
Life Is Beautiful
About The Afters
Texas-based, four-piece band The Afters were propelled into the national spotlight with their INO/Sony Music Label Group debut I Wish We All Could Win. The project spawned the swirling, melodic hit “Beautiful Love,” earning the band an enthusiastic following when the song was selected as the theme track for MTV’s “8th and Ocean.” “Beautiful Love” was also the most downloaded track of 2006 on the iTunes ® Inspirational charts and garnered the band an mtvU award. The Afters’ sophomore release Never Going Back To OK (INO/Columbia Records) debuted in the Top 50 on the Billboard Top 200, and proved to be a sensation on the silver screen with “Grey’s Anatomy” (ABC), “Dr. Phil,” “Army Wives” (Lifetime) and “Rachael Ray.” The band’s third record Light Up the Sky bolstered two No. 1 radio hits, as well as placements on “The Biggest Loser” (NBC) and “You Deserve It” (ABC). A slew of media including Rolling Stone, Seventeen.com, E! News Live, TV Guide, Premiere Radio and more also picked up on covering The Afters. Life Is Beautiful, the band’s 4th studio release, acquired placements on top tv shows like “American Idol” (ABC), “The Biggest Loser” (NBC), “America’s Got Talent” (NBC) and “Dancing With The Stars” (ABC) for their song “Moments Like This.” They also had a no. 1 hit at radio with their song “Every Good Thing.” Their fifth studio album, Live On Forever, released in Sept. 2016. New music is expected from the band in spring 2019.

Get Connected With The Afters
Website: www.theafters.com
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Riley Clemmons Releases Two Renditions Of Holiday Classics



Available At All Digital Platforms Today

Wraps Hope Encounter Tour This Weekend

Nashville, Tenn. (Nov. 2, 2018) – Listeners can unwrap “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas” and Silent Night” from Riley Clemmons in a brand new, digital multi-track unveiled today. This marks the first holiday tunes from the 18 year-old singer, songwriter who dropped her self-titled debut earlier this year to a resonating 27 million global streams.
“I wanted the vocal to be warm and ‘Christmasy,’ but also fresh and interesting,” shares Clemmons. “Collaborating with my producers, the focus was on finding a balance between the beauty of the classic and freshness of my personal artistic imprint. We wanted to create an experience with the songs that wasn’t already out there.”

Hitting Atlanta, Phoenix, Los Angeles, Denver and more, Clemmons joined friends Danny Gokey and Tauren Wells for a 30-city “The Hope Encounter” Tour. Clemmons made stops at Ryan Seacrest Foundation’s Seacrest Studios in Atlanta and Charlotte while on the nationwide trek which wraps this weekend. 
Clemmons with a patient at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta while visiting Seacrest Studios.
To listen to the newest from Riley Clemmons, click here
About Riley Clemmons:
Riley Clemmons is an 18-year-old, Nashville-based singer, songwriter signed to Capitol CMG whose sound is pop with spiritual depth. Her debut single “Broken Prayers” skyrocketed at radio upon its release in early 2018, and has currently amassed 16 million global streams. The Nashville native began writing at the age of 13 while maintaining the full-time demands of being a student. Fast forward five years, you find a seasoned 18 year-old songstress who has collaborated with some of the most talked about writers on Music Row like Emily Weisband, Josh Kerr and more. Aug. 3 marked the debut of her full-length, self-titled album.

Get Connected with Riley Clemmons:
www.RileyClemmons.com
Facebook.com/RileyClemmonsMusic
Instagram.com/RileyClemmons
Twitter.com/RileyClemmons
YouTube.com/RileyClemmons

MICHAEL W. SMITH RELEASES SECOND CHILDREN’S BOOK


LET’S GET READY FOR BED NOV. 6

Smith, Co-Author Mike Nawrocki Featured During

LiveSigning Event Nov. 5

Smith’s Annual Christmas Tour Launches Nov. 28

Nurturing Steps™ Infant, Toddler Series Gift Set

Available Now

Let’s Get Ready for Bed is the second book from Nurturing Steps™, an infant and toddler series founded by multi-Platinum, three-time Grammy® Award winning artist and best-selling author Michael W. Smith. The book releases Nov. 6 from Zonderkidz™ and continues the series’ simple mission to enliven a child’s journey with hope and faith through music and storytelling.

Written by Smith and Mike Nawrocki, co-creator of VeggieTales and voice of Larry the Cucumber, Let’s Get Ready for Bed takes children on a journey through Sleepy Puppy’s bedtime routine. And when Sleepy Puppy turns out to be not-so-sleepy after all, his friends Eddie the bear and Lamby the sheep know just what to do to help him drift off to dreamland.

Featuring characters introduced in the NBC TODAY-lauded first book in the Nurturing Steps series, Nighty Night and Good Night, along with read-aloud rhymes and a cover that sparkles with glitter, Let’s Get Ready for Bed also includes an exclusive link to a lullaby by Smith. The song is meant to further help lull young children to sleep.

Leading up to the release of the new book, Smith and Nawrocki will be featured during a LiveSigning, online book signing event Nov. 5 beginning at 8:00 pm ET / 5:00 pm PT. During the event, the authors will personally sign books, answer questions and take phone calls from viewers. Viewers can ask their questions, submit their phone number for a chance to receive a call from the authors and pre-order a limited, signed edition of Let’s Get Ready for Bed now from Premiere Collectibles.

Smith will also be offering the Nurturing Steps books for sale at venues surrounding his popular Christmas tour this year. With multiple sellout crowds expected, the 15-city tour launches Nov. 28 in Dallas before traveling to major markets across the U.S. All the latest tour dates, including ticket information, can be found at http://michaelwsmith.com/tour/

In addition to the new book, the Nurturing Steps Nighty Night and Good Night Gift Set is available now at retailers everywhere. The set includes the bedtime book Nighty Night and Good Night written by Smith and Nawrocki, a CD of lullabies by Smith appropriately entitled Lullaby, and a plush rattle shaped like Lamby the sheep.

“One of the greatest joys of my life is being a parent and a grandparent,” says Smith, the father of five, who is called “G-Daddy” by his 14 grandkids. “I want to serve the next generation well. That’s why I created Nurturing Steps, to provide stories and songs that will help shape the faith of our newest generation.”

“I have wonderful memories of reading, singing and praying with my children before bed,” says Nawrocki. “It can be a sacred time with our little ones, and I’m thrilled to be able to partner with Michael to create stories that parents and grandparents can use to help pass important values on to their children and grandchildren.”

For all the latest Nurturing Steps news, go to www.nurturingsteps.com. To connect with Michael W. Smith, go to www.michaelwsmith.com, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Instagram.

About Michael W. Smith:

Michael has been releasing new music regularly and performing around the world to sold-out crowds for the last 30+ years. During his storied career, he’s written 32 No. 1 singles, been honored with three Grammy Awards and 45 Dove Awards, was inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame and has sold more than 15 million albums. His most recent USA Today, Yahoo! Music and Billboard-acclaimed studio album A Million Lights and Parade, Good Morning America-featured live worship album Surrounded have together become his 30th and 31st Top 10 hits on Billboard’s Top Christian Albums chart, more than any other solo artist in history. He’s also given back to the global community. Michael has raised funds to battle AIDS in Africa; started Rocketown, a safe haven for young people in Tennessee to meet and find hope; and has helped more than 70,000 children through Compassion International. He has also written several best-selling books, including Old Enough To Know and Friends Are Friends Forever. He and his wife, Debbie, have five children and live in Nashville.

About Mike Nawrocki:

Mike Nawrocki is co-creator of the popular series VeggieTales. Acting as the voice of Larry the Cucumber and several other VeggieTales characters, he also wrote and directed dozens of episodes including the brand’s two feature films: Jonah and The Pirates Who Don’t Do Anything. He further created, wrote and directed most of the popular “Silly Songs with Larry” segments, including fan favorites “His Cheeseburger” and “The Hairbrush Song.” In addition, he has authored many VeggieTales books and CD projects and is currently focused on developing new children’s properties centered around fun characters, engaging storytelling and wholesome values. Nawrocki resides in Franklin, TN with his wife and two children.

About Zonderkidz:

Zonderkidz™, the children’s division of Zondervan, inspires young lives through imagination and innovation. As the leader in Christian children’s communications, it creates products that awaken the hearts and touch the souls of kids under 14. Zonderkidz is also publisher of the NIrV (New International Reader’s Version) Bible translation, the third grade reading level edition of the NIV. For additional information, please visit www.zondervan.com.

Singer/Songwriter Mallary Hope Reveals Heart-Felt Christmas Three-Track Single, To Release Nov. 9



Brand-New Single, “Me,” To Come on Heels of Holiday Release
Nashville, Tenn. (Oct. 30, 2018) – Singer/songwriter Mallary Hope has unveiled her heart-felt Christmas three-track Single, Christmas Is All About You. The brand-new title track invites listeners to press pause during the busy holiday season, and to experience the deeper meaning of why we celebrate. An expectant mother of two, the project also includes Hope’s deeply personal rendition of the well-known “Just A Baby (Mary’s Song),” and the equally moving “Mary, Did You Know.”
On the heels of the Christmas release, Hope will also be unveiling a brand-new single, “Me.” Inspired by her own desire to abandon the notion of perfection, Hope encourages others to do the same in the uplifting track. “I wrote ‘Me’ with the hopes that it could inspire everyone all over the world to see the beauty in who God created them to be,” said Hope. “It’s a special reminder (even for myself), that I don’t have to change who I am or conform to the world to fit in. I am loved and am enough just the way I am.” Set to release digitally on Nov. 16, “Me” will impact radio in early 2019. Complementing the song, Hope has invited fans to share their stories of how “Me” has impacted them personally to be used for her upcoming music video.
About Mallary Hope:
Singer/songwriter Mallary Hope is a Georgia native who began her career writing songs for some of the biggest names in country music including Faith Hill, Lauren Alaina, Danny Gokey and Jana Kramer. It was during her first pregnancy that Mallary had a catalytic moment and felt a calling to use her gifts and her own voice to tell others about God’s love. Since then, she has sung her songs for thousands, sharing the stage with some of the biggest names in Christian Music on the Winter Jam Tour this past year.

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Phil Wickham Drops Two New Tracks in Collaboration with Spotify, Recorded at Nashville’s Sound Stage Studios

Phil Wickham Drops Two New Tracks in Collaboration with Spotify, Recorded at Nashville’s Sound Stage Studios
Nashville, Tenn. (Oct. 29, 2018) – In a unique collaboration with Spotify and recorded at Nashville’s Sound Stage Studios, resonating singer-songwriter Phil Wickham has unveiled two special new songs – a remarkable rendition of the Louie Armstrong classic, “What A Wonderful World” and a re-imagined version of Wickham’s hit single, “Till I Found You.” The current hit has garnered over 6.9 million streams on Spotify. Featured on Wickham’s latest, Living Hope, the album has garnered over 22 million streams to date since its release and has gained features in many of Spotify’s top playlists, including Top Christian, WorshipNow and The Current. “I’m so grateful to Spotify for giving me the chance to spend a day in the studio with some exceptionally talented people recording piano and string versions of my song ‘Till I Found You’ and an all time favorite of mine ‘What A Wonderful World,'” said Wickham. “I’m really proud of  the end result and am so excited for everyone to hear these two songs!”

To listen to the Spotify Singles, click here.
About Phil Wickham
Phil Wickham is, at his core, a humble and sincere artist who writes songs and worships God using the medium of music. It is with that brush that he paints images of a loving and creative God across the canvases of listeners’ hearts and minds. The evidence of this gift has been apparent on all of his critically acclaimed efforts: Phil Wickham (2006), Cannons (2007), Heaven & Earth (2009), Response (2011), The Ascension (2013) and Children Of God (2016). His RIAA platinum certified single “This Is Amazing Grace” gave Wickham his first career No. 1, holding the top spot on Billboard’s National Christian Audience Chart for 13 consecutive weeks. The honors continued as the single was named Billboard’s 2014 No. 1 Christian Airplay Song of the year and BMI’s 2015 Christian Song of the Year. In addition to its success at radio, the song has become a beloved anthem in the modern church, increasing Wickham’s recognition as a gifted artist and songwriter with a true heart of worship. Living Hope, Wickham’s newest collection is available now.  Get Connected With Phil Wickham
www.philwickham.com