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YIPPEE TV Launches New VEGGIETALES Episode: “A ShakeSparagus Play – A Lesson in Humility”

*YIPPEE TV Launches New VEGGIETALES Episode: *
“*A ShakeSparagus Play – A Lesson in Humility” *
*New VeggieTales Episodes and New VeggieTales Library Compilations, Each Including A Remix of a Popular Silly Song, * *Available Exclusively at YIPPEE TV*

Los Angeles, CA – July 22, 2020 – “*A ShakeSparagus Play – A Lesson in Humility*“, the newest episode of */VEGGIETALES/*, has released exclusively on Yippee TV. New episodes of the beloved series launch each month through a partnership between Yippee TV and BIG IDEA, part of the Universal Pictures Content Group –
“A ShakeSparagus Play – A Lesson in Humility“ joins other 2020 titles, including “Cool to be Kind,” “The Power of Love,” “A Lifetime Supply of Joy,” “God Wants Us to Make Peace,” and “The Best Christmas Gift.” August 1 will launch the next installment, titled “When Being Good Means Giving Up.”

“VeggieTales wants to help children know God’s love for them and how to love our neighbors as ourselves. And learning to look out for the interests of others is an important part of loving our neighbors and a valuable lesson for today’s young children,” explains Leslie Ferrell, SVP of BigIdea Content Group NBCU. “We’re very excited that Yippee is making this show available for kids and families everywhere.”
Complementing these new monthly episodes, Yippee TV also shares new VeggieTales library compilations each includes a remix of a popular silly song and the largest library of VeggieTales episodes available on any platform.

Yippee TV continues to break the mold when creating family-friendly content, committed to their “No ads. No algorithms. No attitudes” guarantee. The platform boasts not only licensed content including these VeggieTales titles, curated YouTube stars, and beloved series, but intriguing Yippee TV originals, including /Making Magic at Home with Justin Flom, The Bethkes, Time2Dance, The Yippee Show, Pete and Penelope/, and the only car show for kids, /Backseat Drivers./
Launched in December 2019, Yippee is a streaming service and destination for families curated with safe, engaging entertainment for children aged 2-10. “Many of our team at Yippee grew up watching VeggieTales, and are honored to get to share these new episodes with both the Yippee audience and our own children as well,” says Brandon Piety, Head of Yippee. “I can’t think of a brand that aligns better with our motto that ‘characters build character’.”

*About Yippee Entertainment*

Yippee Entertainment is the new guilt-free streaming service for families. While screen time is inevitable in today’s world, other streaming services are dangerous virtual playgrounds. Built by parents, Yippee is unique in that it offers a safer, more curated way for children 2-10 to enjoy shows they love. Between premium animated content and live-action shows, to original series that feature kids as hosts, Yippee is the new app that parents can trust and kids will love! . Social channels: @yippeetv *About VeggieTales*
/VeggieTales/® is distinguished as the most successful faith-based children’s franchise of all time and is a leading animated property in the US with moms of preschoolers. /VeggieTales/® has an incredible franchise history having sold 75+ million videos, 16 million books, 7 million CDs and 80 million music streams. /VeggieTales/® enjoyed four seasons as a top-rated series on NBC Saturday mornings, Telemundo and ION TV via the Qubo® children’s programming block. The property’s two theatrical releases, /Jonah-A VeggieTales/ /Movie/® (2002), and /The Pirates Who Don’t Do Anything®-A VeggieTales Movie® /(2008) rank as top performing children’s films. Currently airing /VeggieTales in the/ /House /is an Emmy nominated original Netflix series. *About Universal Pictures Content Group*
Headquartered in London, Universal Pictures Content Group is a repertoire centre of Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, acquiring and producing multi-genre entertainment for distribution across theatrical, home entertainment, television and digital platforms on a worldwide basis. Universal Pictures Content Group is part of Universal Pictures Home Entertainment – a unit of Universal Filmed Entertainment Group (UFEG). UFEG produces, acquires, markets and distributes filmed entertainment worldwide in various media formats for theatrical, home entertainment, television and other distribution platforms, as well as consumer products, interactive gaming and live entertainment. The global division includes Universal Pictures, Focus Features, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, Universal Brand Development, Fandango and DreamWorks Animation Film and Television. UFEG is part of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a suite of leading Internet-based businesses. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation. # # #

Apollo LTD Reveals Unifying, Uplifting Video “You” As Single Becomes Top 25 Billboard Hit; American S ongwriter Premieres Video



*American Songwriter/Premieres Video/*

“You” Marks First Single From Full-Length Debut Album

Set To Release This Fall

*Residence/Centricity Music’s* cinematic, alt-pop duo *Apollo LTD* releases today (July 10) an inspiring and unifying new video for its Top 25 and climbing Hot AC / CHR /Billboard/ hit “You .” The song is the first single from the duo’s upcoming, full-length debut album slated to release this fall.

*Jordan Phillips* and *Adam Stark*, two longtime friends who make up Apollo LTD, share the common goal to write honest songs that unite, turning the challenges that all humans face into reasons to band together. That goal is especially embodied in the song “You.” Released in this season of race relations protests and quarantine, when togetherness is difficult, the song is about reaffirming that humans have inherent value regardless of circumstances.

“We all share the same needs and desires,” perceives Phillips. “It doesn’t matter where we were born nor the color of our skin, our lives have meaning and value. And as we experience this second wave of COVID-19, people are worried about getting sick and dying. A lot of us were struggling before all this, and 2020 hasn’t helped our situations.”

“AA 12 Step and similar programs show how other peoples’ stories help you with your own stories,” adds Stark. “While in community, you are not alone in your struggles. There is hope in shared experiences.”

With this in mind, the duo’s “You” video, premiered this week by /American Songwriter/ , intersperses the stories of four, racially diverse individuals sharing their honest struggles and hopes, lending weight to the uplifting message of the song delivered by Apollo LTD amidst a backdrop of piano, ethereal strings and a stomping drumbeat.

Whether dealing with thoughts of suicide, depression, insecurity, addiction, mental health, etc., “You” encourages listeners to not give up. “With ‘You,’ we’re saying, ‘You have value,” says Stark. “The world needs the best version of you. It doesn’t need you to be a version of somebody else.”

/Every story, every scar/

/You are loved the way you are/

/There’s nothing you need to prove/

/Cause heaven knows your name/

/There’s a reason you were made/

/Fearfully and wonderfully you/

(“You” Chorus)

Available now at digital retailers and streaming outlets globally from the link , “You” follows the duo’s widely acclaimed */Out of Body/* EP that sparked hits like “Gold ,” “On The Way Up ,” “Heaven ,” “Tired of LA ” and “One In A Million .” These songs have been heard on outlets like /Grey’s Anatomy/, /Station 19/ and shows featured on ESPN, FOX Sports, Comedy Central, NBC and ABC while gathering over 10 million streams and sparking three top 25 Christian radio singles.

When not in quarantine, Apollo LTD shares an explosive energy live on stage featuring Phillips’ elastic vocal instrument equipped with a strong falsetto and Stark’s playing that has been honed as a session instrumentalist and years of touring as a lead guitarist. Along with their own headline events, the duo has shared stages with Panic at the Disco, DNCE, All-American Rejects, Kesha, Amanda Lindsay Cook and more.

For all the latest Apollo LTD tour, music, news and more information, go to , Facebook , Instagram , Twitter , YouTube , Spotify , Apple Music , Amazon Music and Pandora .

*About Apollo LTD:*

Named after the NASA program that sent the first human beings to the Moon, Apollo LTD has become an escalating highlight reel since their formation in 2015, with its songs reaching tens-of-millions on television, radio and streaming outlets nationally and internationally. Making cinematic, alt-pop music with a message that reaches skyward and rooted in a mix of organic instruments, electronic soundscapes, anthemic hooks and shimmering production, Apollo LTD have an /“/expert grasp of the pop genre,” says /The Atlantic Magazine/ as /Artist Direct/ agrees they are “a band that builds melodic hooks, powerful pop tunes and lyrics that play with expectation.” /Consequence of Sound/ says, “Each melody could be a hook in its own right…radio friendly single with bite.” Making waves with its /Out of Body/ EP (2018) and cracking the Top 40 with radio singles like “Gold ” and “On The Way Up ,” Apollo LTD is poised for success with new music in 2020.

*About Residence/Centricity Music: *

Residence/Centricity Music is an independent Christian music company based in Franklin, Tenn. Founded in 2005 with a commitment to artist development and stylistic diversity, its artist roster includes Andrew Peterson, Apollo LTD, Caitie Hurst, Chris Renzema, Coby James, Jason Gray, Jonny Diaz, Jordan Feliz, Lauren Daigle, Neon Feather, North Point Worship, PEABOD and Unspoken. Providing label and publishing services, Centricity is a family-owned organization, and they like it that way. The committed work of its staff and artists has yielded successes such as Grammy Awards, /Billboard/ Awards, Dove Awards, K-Love Fan Awards, and multiple Gold and Platinum Albums and Singles. For more information on Centricity Music, visit .






*LOS ANGELES*(July 10, 2020) — *GRAMMY*® nominated*Hillsong Young & Free, *the youth movement born out of Hillsong Church in Sydney, Australia,announces the release of two brand new singles, *“World Outside Your Window” *and*“As I Am*.” Out today with accompanying live videos, the new music is a combination of studio and live recordings featuring lead vocals from Young & Free’s Josh Grimmett and Melodie Wagner. Listen to the new tracks here and watch the live videos here .

“Verna Myers says “Diversity is being invited to the party, inclusion is being asked to dance”.” We’ve been waiting a couple years for the right time to release ‘As I Am’ and we believe this is a timely song for the beautiful reality of Gods inclusive nature and diverse creation,” said Laura Toggs about “As I Am.” “We’re ALL welcome to sit at the table of the Lord… and as the ‘Young & Free’ team, we choose to stand in solidarity and say that ‘Black Lives Matter.’ May this song minister to those who are in pain right now and exhort us all to fight for equality, just as Jesus has made a way for every single one of us.”

About “World Outside Your Window,” Toggs continues, “Is it possible that there’s a world outside our windows that we could easily allow to pass us by? We have the best news in the world… so let’s not be silent, let’s lift our voice and make it loud… Jesus is the answer. ‘World Outside Your Window’ is a call to salvation that inspires an anthem for all creation. It’s full of faith and celebration that we believe is necessary as the world seeks answers in such tumultuous times.”

“World Outside Your Window” and “As I Am” are Young & Free’s fourth and fifth singles to drop in 2020 and release on the heels of the group’s current radio single “Never Have I Ever” that received eight adds out of the box, and is already appearing as “new & active” on the Christian Airplay and Hot AC charts. They also follow the group’s earlier breakout songs “Lord Send Revival” and “Best Friends,” which remains the highest audio debut of any Hillsong track to date, having already accumulated 6.3M+ global streams, peaking at #1 on the Hot AC chart.

Young & Free continues to play an integral role in reaching this generation for Christ with their revamped contemporary approach. Since forming in 2013, Hillsong Young & Free has released three highly successful albums and more than 20 singles, acquiring over *459 million* YouTube channel views and *1.2 BILLION* global career streams (with a 700,000 plus global unit career consumption). With a combined social following of *3 million* plus fans, Young & Free has seen *seven No. 1 career singles* and *10 Top 5 singles* at Hot AC radio. Their debut album “We Are Young & Free” landed in the *Top 25 on Billboard 200* while “Youth Revival” garnered the group its first-ever GRAMMY® nomination for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album (2017). Their recent single “Every Little Thing” hit #1 at Hot AC radio for eight weeks, making it the longest running #1 for the band.

For more information on Hillsong Young & Free:









_Hi-Res Single Art_: HERE | _Courtesy Credit to_: Hillsong Worship and Tasha Cobbs Leonard


*LOS ANGELES*(June 19, 2020) —***GRAMMY**®**Award-winning Hillsong Worship*, *along with* *GRAMMY**®**Award-winning singer/songwriter Tasha Cobbs Leonard*, announce the release of a special collaborative edition of *“Awake My Soul*.” Featuring lead vocals from Hillsong worship leader/songwriter *Brooke Ligertwood* and Cobbs Leonard, the single is available now on all streaming platforms.

When Hillsong Worship was first searching for words and melodies to articulate what would become their “AWAKE” album, they felt a clear directive toward a sound that would accompany an awakening of God’s people. “Awake My Soul” became a song-cry of intercessional praise and an invitation to consider the spiritual ‘sound’ of the Saviour’s response. From the outset, the song was a powerful expression of spiritual warfare.

“Last year our church, Hillsong, announced that Tasha Cobbs Leonard was going to be one of our guests at Hillsong Conference 2020 in July in Sydney, Australia (news which was met with much jubilation!),” said Ligertwood. “At the beginning of this year, Tasha and I then began talking about what it would be like for us to record a song together live at Hillsong Conference.

We witnessed the COVID-19 pandemic evolve, as it reached a point that necessitated postponement of live events and conferences the world over. It became clear we weren’t going to be able to execute what we’d originally planned. However, the collaboration felt important, so perhaps there was something else we could do…And so, ‘Awake My Soul with Tasha Cobbs Leonard’ was birthed.

Though we could not have foreseen the potent timing of this collaboration, it was well within the Lord’s realm of knowledge and so we are grateful, yet not surprised!”

“What God was birthing in us was on purpose, and it was for this time,” adds Tasha Cobbs Leonard.” ‘“Awake My Soul’ calls for the Church to arise and take authority. It reminds us of an eternal weight and an eternal calling. Together, this anthem is the Church’s declaration that there is an awakening taking place in the earth. The Kingdom of God is alive!’

“Awake My Soul” is Hillsong Worship’s first collaboration since partnering with Delirious back in 2004. The duo (Ligertwood and Cobbs Leonard) have been friends for years and share the same passion for worship and the same desire to connect people to God. Together, they pray that this rendition will be a reflection of God’s heart for His Church: unity, diversity, peace and power.


“Our hope is that this version of ‘Awake My Soul’ unequivocally exhorts every believer who hears it to PRAY with faith and authority for our world and Christ’s Church at this time in history,” says Ligertwood and Cobbs Leonard.

“May His Kingdom come on earth as it is in heaven, and may our worship and intercession pull that reality into this one:

/“And when He moves and when we pray/

/Where stood a wall now stands a way/

/Where every promise is Amen”/

*About Hillsong Worship:*

Hillsong Worship exists to serve the global Church and equip believers everywhere with songs of Holy Spirit power that exalt and glorify the Name of Jesus, build the Church and fuel revival on the earth. With songs such as “Cornerstone,” “Mighty To Save,” “This I Believe (The Creed),” “Who You Say I Am” and the Grammy Award winning and RIAA certified Platinum “What a Beautiful Name,” With over 2 billion career streams and over 20 million career album sales, Hillsong Worship’s catalogue is sung by an estimated 50 million people worldwide each week. Featuring worship leaders and songwriters such as Brooke Ligertwood, Ben Fielding, Reuben Morgan, Joel Houston, Taya, Aodhan King, David Ware and more, Hillsong Worship is committed to continuing its legacy of writing and leading songs that – by God’s grace – impact both individual devotion and congregational worship for the glory of God.






*About Tasha Cobbs Leonard:*

Currently the top-selling female artist in gospel music, Tasha Cobbs Leonard first entered the global music scene with the 2013 release of her RIAA® Platinum debut single, “Break Every Chain.” Since then, Cobbs Leonard has amassed multiple #1 singles, four GRAMMY® nominations, numerous Stellar Awards and Dove Awards, and two RIAA® Gold albums. Tasha Cobbs Leonard has earned the Billboard Music Award for Top Gospel Artist for the past two consecutive years. Royalty: Live at The Ryman will be Tasha Cobbs Leonard’s first new album since the 2017 release of Heart. Passion. Pursuit., which remains one of the highest-selling gospel albums of the past five years. For more information on Tasha Cobbs Leonard, visit .

Jekalyn Carr Premieres New Live Music Video For Top 15 Radio Hit “Changing Your Story”

Jekalyn Carr Premieres New Live Music Video For Top 15 Radio Hit “Changing Your Story”



*Atlanta, GA (June 11, 2020) —* 4-time GRAMMY® nominated songwriter and producer *Jekalyn Carr*, 23, unveiled the encouraging video for her song “Changing Your Story”. The *Billboard Top 15* radio hit was recorded live on October 5, 2019, in Atlanta to a sold-out crowd of 17,000 at Cellairis Amphitheatre during *Urban One and Atlanta’s Inspiration Praise 102.5 FM “Praise In The Park”*. The “Changing Your Story” live music video premiered on Carr’s YouTube/Vevo channel on Monday, June 8, and the digital track along with the bonus track “Power of Love” released Friday, June 5.

Watch “Changing Your Story” live music video here .

Download or Stream “Changing Your Story” and “Power of Love” digital track here .

Written by Jekalyn and produced and video directed by her father, manager, and 3-time GRAMMY® nominated producer *Allen Carr*, “Changing Your Story” is a song of hope and encouragement during these tumultuous times that the world is facing with the COVID-19 pandemic, social injustice, defeat, failures, unemployment, divorce, sickness, domestic violence, and poverty.

The Memphis-born singer, songwriter, and producer is a seven-time Billboard #1 chart-topper, four-time GRAMMY® Award nominee, two-time Billboard Music Award nominee, a Dove Award winning, and four-time Stellar Award winner. A lauded published author, film actress, and motivational speaker, she continues to encompass the right kind of substance in which great artists are made. She understands the dynamic and sacrifices she has to make for her platform, and she does them willingly because her focus is on the greater good— impacting people. Her gift, passion, character, integrity, talent, and sacrifice has been evident in everything she does.

To connect with *Jekalyn Carr*, also visit: Website: and on her social media platforms on Instagram: @JekalynCarr , Twitter: @JekalynCarr, and Facebook: /JekalynCarr .

CHRISTAFARI Launches Ascend Masterclasses, Offering 40 Free Classes to Equip the Next Generation of Musicianaries to Grow and Go

*CHRISTAFARI Launches Ascend Masterclasses, Offering 40 Free Classes to Equip the Next Generation of Musicianaries to Grow and Go *

Chart-topping Reggae pioneers CHRISTAFARI have announced Ascend Masterclasses, equipping the next generation of musicianaries to grow and go! Taught online by CHRISTAFARI members, this four week, 40 class offering kicks off on Monday, June 1, and it is absolutely free. Sign up now at .

“This is our boldest endeavor yet,” says CHRISTAFARI founder Mark Mohr. “So many other masterclasses and online tutorials and workshops and seminars and things like that are things where they give you just a little bit for free and then they want to charge you. Every one of our classes is free. You can go sign up for one, or you can sign up for all. You can sign up on the first day, or you can sign up on the last day. The only thing you have to have is Zoom, a device you can Zoom on, and an email address to sign up.”

The classes are taught from a biblical and evangelistic perspective. The first 45 minutes of each class is going to be a monologue, and the second 45 minutes is going to be a dialogue where the instructors answer questions.

“Our ultimate mission is to encourage others to equip others across all the nations to grow so they can ascend in their talents, their giftings, to go into all the world,” says Mohr.

*Register for free at . *

*Ascend Masterclasses Full Curriculum:*
How To Do Reggae Worship – June 1 – 3 PM
Sermon Translation – June 1 – 5 PM
Reggae Drums – June 2 – 3 PM
Reggae Keys – June 2 – 5 PM
Live Percussion – June 3 – 3 PM
Cinematography – June 3 – 5 PM
Afro-Fusion Dance – June 4 – 3 PM
Management – June 4 – 5 PM
Reggae Bass – June 5 – 3 PM
Band Leading – June 5 – 5 PM
Reggae Guitar – June 8 – 3 PM
Songwriting – June 8 – 5 PM
Lead Guitar – June 9 – 3 PM
Live Keys – June 9 – 5 PM
Sound Engineering Fundamentals – June 10 – 3 PM
No Budget Music Videos – June 10 – 5 PM
Social Media – June 11 – 3 PM
Vocal Basics Lead and Background – June 11 – 5 PM
Youth Ministry and Teaching – June 12 – 3 PM
Teaching Experientially – June 12 – 5 PM
Tour Management – June 15 – 3 PM
Song Mixing – June 15 – 5 PM
The Power Of A Chord Progression – June 16 – 3 PM
Live Sound – June 16 – 5 PM
Worship Keys – June 17 – 3 PM
iPhone Filmmaking – June 17 – 5 PM
Building Beats/Programming A Song – June 18 – 3 PM
Promoting An Album/Concert – June 18 – 5 PM
Brass and Woodwinds – June 19 – 3 PM
Sermon Writing – June 19 – 5 PM
Building A Song From Scratch – June 22 – 3 PM
Personal Evangelism – June 22 – 5 PM
Rocksteady/Ska Drums – June 23 – 3 PM
Vocal Recording – June 23 – 5 PM
Ministering to Mormons – June 24 – 3 PM
Album Production – June 24 – 5 PM
Reggae Ukulele – June 25 – 3 PM
Concert Booking – June 25 – 5 PM
Becoming a Full-Time Missionary – June 26 – 3 PM
Fundraising 101 – June 26 – 5 PM

/**All times listed are Pacific Standard Time (PST)**/

*ABOUT CHRISTAFARI: *The band was founded in Los Angeles, CA by Mark Mohr in 1989. Avion Blackman joined as vocalist and bassist in 2003 shortly after she met Mohr in her home country of Trinidad and Tobago. CHRISTAFARI continues to be a dominating force in world music, with six albums debuting at #1 on the Billboard Reggae Albums Chart since 2012. After three decades, the Reggae pioneers are the all-time top-selling Gospel Reggae act worldwide. The legendary group has performed in 46 states, over 85 nations, at two Olympic Games, and at a Presidential Inauguration in Washington, D.C. The band has performed at most major Reggae and Gospel/CCM festivals with the top artists in the genres, and they’ve had the privilege of performing at many of the country’s most prestigious venues such as L.A.’s Greek Theater, Dodger Stadium, and the steps of the United States Capitol before a crowd of 500,000. The band has been featured on The 700 Club, CNN, MTV, MTV Brazil, ABC, TBN, JUCE TV, BET, TBS, and many more. Their music is even featured in the current curriculum taught at Carnegie Hall. The band’s popular YouTube channel receives millions of views monthly, and continues to grow. For more information, visit



‘Eyes on You’ Goes for Adds Today to Christian AC Radio

May 27, 2020 (Nashville, Tennessee) – “Eyes on You,” a new single from Zachary Ray is releasing to Christian AC-formatted radio outlets today. The single also is available at all digital retailers, including iTunes and Spotify.

“Eyes on You,” co-written by Ray and Katelyn Clampett, was produced by Brandon Bee.

“I see music as a tool that can be used to bring transformation and healing for people around the world,” Ray says.

.Ray developed a passion for music as a young boy, first singing in his dad’s church. He then pursued the passion at Berklee College of Music, where he studied vocal performance and music business.

Ray has been using the gift of music to teach and train aspiring musicians for more than 12 years. During the past decade, he has lived in India where he teaches at Calcutta School of Music. He also started a company, Chaitown Creatives, where he teaches and trains young musicians and vocalists. Ray met his wife while working in India; the couple has a two-year-old and another baby on the way.

Ray has returned to America for a season to write and record his music. Writing from a place of candor, Ray’s music is about his journey, songs about heartache, doubt, deep love and healing, but, most of all, songs about seasons of hope, comfort, peace and confidence that keeps him going.

Zachary Ray – promo

For more information about Ray, check out and follow him on Facebook , Twitter and Instagram .





*LOS ANGELES*(May 22, 2020) — Multi-platinum selling and award-winning*Hillsong UNITED *debuts their brand new */ANOTHER IN THE FIRE/* EP. Out today, the five-track project offers remixes of the powerful song by UNITED’s Michael Guy Chislett & Benjamin Tennikoff as well as contributions from Billy Davis and jamintasker. The EP also includes a special stripped-down studio version featuring the lead vocals of *TAYA. *Released earlier this month with accompanying “quarantine” music video , the studio edition of the breakout single amassed over 500K streams on street week alone.

“This EP couldn’t have come at a more important time and we couldn’t be more excited about releasing it to you,” says UNITED’s JD Douglass. “‘Another In The Fire’ speaks to the truth that we are not alone in this journey called life and that we can come through any season or circumstance stronger because Jesus is with us and God will make a way for us! Having put the lyric and melody to match any mood or occasion, what comes across strong in every track is that the message of this song is perfect for all of us right now. Our prayer and hope is that this EP will give you courage and strength to take your next step and hold tight to the hope we have in Jesus.”

Written by UNITED’s Joel Houston and Chris Davenport, “Another In The Fire” is featured on UNITED’s latest album, /PEOPLE/, which debuted at *No. 1* on Billboard’s Top Album, Top Christian/ Gospel Album and Top Current Album charts. The monumental project generated over *8 million* streams and over 100K in albums sold within its first week.

Undisputedly one of the genre’s most influential artists in the history of contemporary Christian music, Hillsong UNITED has sold more than *4.7 million* *albums* globally and garnered over *3.1 billion* worldwide career streams to date. Their most recent album “People” garnered the group its largest career street week sales to date debuting at *No. 1 *on*HITS Top 50 Chart, No. 1* on *Billboard’s Top Album*, *Top Christian/ Gospel Album* and *Top Current Album* charts, and*No. 2 *on*Billboard’s Top 200. *The group also remains the *No. 1 Christian artist* on all social media platforms with over *10.8 million fans* combined.

For more information, visit or @hillsongunited on all social platforms.**

*About Hillsong UNITED: *

Hillsong UNITED is a multi-award-winning, platinum-selling artist whose chart successes (repeatedly No. 1 on Billboard’s Christian charts and up to No. 2 on Billboard 200) areonly bested by the millions of lives they’ve impacted across the globe. Reporting over 50 million people singing from the Hillsong catalogue songs every Sunday, the modest band born from a youth ministry out of Hillsong Church in Australia, touts a reach of over 10.8 million across all major social network platforms to date, including over 2.1 billion minutes garnered from YouTube viewers. Comprised of an evolving, eclectic mix of musicians and songwriters, the band is led by Joel Houston and Taya, names that have become synonymous with Christian radio, dominating airwaves with every new release. Their last four studio albums have each topped the USA Christian chart, with “Zion” and “Empires” charting no. 1 (“Zion” recently also went Gold in the U.S.); “Oceans,” written by Houston and band member Matt Crocker recently went triple platinum in the States, counting 200+ million streams and reigning on top of the Christian songs chart for a record 54 weeks. In studio, on tour or at home, Hillsong UNITED is committed to writing songs that speak truth, create a unique sound and connect people everywhere with God, evident by the success they’ve seen globally. With over 50 countries and six continents visited, Hillsong UNITED continues to sell out arenas and stadiums around the world, including sold-out nights at the Forum, STAPLES Center and The Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, The Toyota Center, Oracle Arena, Air Canada Arena, American Airlines Arena (Miami and Dallas), and Red Rocks to scratch the surface. Hillsong UNITED functions from the deep understanding that everything they do is an expression of a really extraordinary God doing what only He can do, through really ordinary people.

Emery to Release “White Line Fever”

*Emery to Release 8th Full Length Album “White Line Fever” June 5th*

*_Seattle, WA:_* DIY post-hardcore legends Emery, self-release their 8th full length album “White Line Fever,” out June 5, 2020, available for pre-order now at From the band that brought the song “Walls” and albums like “The Question” to the scene in the mid-2000’s, Emery hasn’t stopped or slowed down for going on 20 years, and keeps going strong with the launch of Emeryland a year ago, and their new streamo show “Are You Listening?” This quarantine isn’t about to slow these guys down!

*_In the Land of Emery_*
A year ago this month, Emery launched a new project called Emeryland – a subscription-model fan support plan that allows them to create music year-round, releasing an EP every quarter, compiling into a full length every year, bypassing the 2-year album cycle standard, and providing new and exclusive content to members of the community through a private Discord, Facebook group, exclusive store, and coming soon, weekly emails from the band. “White Line Fever” is the first full length to be created by the support of Emeryland’s 1500 member strong community.

*_About White Line Fever_*
“White Line Fever” is the story of Emery taking a leap and leaving rural South Carolina in September of 2001, to move across the country to Seattle, WA to start the band. The fear, uncertainty, self-doubt, and excitement is evident in each song. The first single, “Civil Wars” (music video ) is resonating with listeners as an honest account of the struggle inside with lyrics like “. . . the wars we wage inside ourselves, the lies we can’t escape. . .” this is a song you can grab onto. Singer Toby Morrell describes the song “Make Yourself Sick” (music video ) as a self-reflection on ways in which he realizes now, he let his doubt self-sabotage his experience of a lifetime, driving across the beautiful state of Washington on their way to record the band’s first album. Another highlight on the album, comes from Devin Shelton’s recollection of the uncertainty they felt on the morning of September 11, 2001, the date they had set not knowing that would be the day that would change the world forever from the terrorist attacks. “Some of Us” (story video )is a hauntingly beautiful reflection of what that day was like for them and the rest of the world.

*_Are You Listening?_*
In absence of physical tours, Emery has created an online variety streaming show airing every Sunday night on twitch called “Are You Listening: A Sunday Night Streamo Show,” which features hilarious bits thought out and written by members of Emery throughout the week and preformed live, including The Damn News, Cover Corner, Songs from the Vault, and more! They also have a guest artist on each week, who prepares a collaborative cover of one of their songs to play during the show. Some past examples are Mae’s “Embers and Envelopes,” Norma Jean’s “Self Employed Chemist,” and Boys Night Out’s “Punched in the Face.” Find videos and more at

“White Line Fever” Pre-Order:

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Christian Music Radio Giant Educational Media Foundation (EMF), Parent Company of the Nation’s Largest Contemporary Christian Radio Networks, K-LOVE and Air1, as Well as Faith-Based Publishing and FilmLeader WTA Media,*Adds Exciting New Internet Platform* *

/Nashville Christian Songwriters’ influential podcast, *Song Revolution with John Chisum*, is now available on the new AccessMore podcast platform. (Peter Hartzell photo)/

*NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 18, *
*2020) -* Nashville Christian Songwriters (NCS), a coaching and resource company dedicated to empowering Christian songwriters worldwide, is thrilled to announce the launch of its /**/Song Revolution with John Chisum /**/podcast as one of the debut programs on Educational Media Foundation’s (EMF) exciting new podcast platform, /AccessMore/.
Partnering with /AccessMore/ exponentially expands */Song Revolution with John Chisum’s/* potential audience by leveraging the new podcast platform’s reach. As a part of contemporary Christian music radio giant Educational Media Foundation (EMF), the parent company of the nation’s largest contemporary Christian radio networks, K-LOVE and Air1, as well as WTA Media, a leader in faith-based publishing and film, */Song Revolution with John Chisum/* gains greater access to the 104 million Americans who listen to podcasts. */Song Revolution with John Chisum/* is in good company, joining nationally known speakers, recording artists, authors, and teachers, including Grammy-nominated and Dove Award winning singer Natalie Grant, author and international speaker Christine Caine (founder of Propel Women), renowned filmmaker Jon Erwin (/I Still Believe, I Can Only Imagine/), Grammy and Dove Award winner Rebecca St. James, and a plethora of others providing faith-infused content designed to inform and inspire.
“/AccessMore/ is launching with the highest quality of podcasts and show hosts,” said John Chisum, Founder and President of Nashville Christian Songwriters and originator of the /**/Song Revolution with John Chisum/* */podcast. “It’s such an honor to be among them and partnering for the Gospel in faith-based programming.”
“We are very excited to reach and serve more people with */Song Revolution with John Chisum/* on the powerful new podcast platform, /AccessMore/,” said Nashville Christian Songwriters Vice President Robert Till. “This has already become a dynamic partnership to bring our show and other incredible faith-based programming to our audience.”
Get a preview now of the entire /AccessMore/ platform at / /, and look for the downloadable app coming soon to Apple and Android.

To learn more about Nashville Christian Songwriters and */Song Revolution with John Chisum/*, visit . ** # # #

/Nashville Christian Songwriters events, interviews and and podcasts offer insight and inspiration from industry veterans, including (L to R): Grammy nominee and multiple Dove Award winner Phil Joel of Newsboys with NCS President John Chisum. (NCS photo)/

**About Nashville Christian Songwriters:**
Veteran Christian songwriter and music publisher John Chisum launched Nashville Christian Songwriters (NCS) in late 2015 as a coaching and resource company dedicated to empowering Christian songwriters worldwide. In a short time, NCS has grown to include its first 12-hour instructional video series, a roster of NCS Coaching clients across America, Canada, the UK, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand, a burgeoning Facebook presence with a highly active group called Successful Christian Songwriters (with over 5,500 members to date), and over 17,000 fans so far on the NCS Facebook fan page.

Chisum and his team also launched NCS MEMBERSHIP in June 2017 as a high quality, members-only Christian songwriters community offering exclusive monthly content, song critiques, frequent master classes, and live events geared to fulfill their imperative to equip and inspire Christian songwriters worldwide to fulfill their calling to write world-changing Gospel-centered songs.

NCS has hosted eight Song Revolution Workshops in the Nashville area, attracting songwriters from around the world for three inspiring days of coaching and connecting with music industry professionals, such as Mike Harland (Lifeway Worship), John Mays and Chad Segura (Centricity Music), Kenna Turner West (Curb|Word Entertainment), and CCM artists such as Jason Gray, Cindy Morgan, and Ginny Owens.

The popular NCS podcast, */Song Revolution with John Chisum/*, has released 143 episodes to date and has garnered over 125k downloads. Now hosted on , the bi-weekly interview format features songwriters, artists, and a blend of motivation and creativity designed to encourage every listener. “It’s about more than songs,” says Chisum. “It’s about a better life.”

“John Chisum is one of the best there is,” says multi-talented, Dove Award-winning worship leader, industry executive, songwriter, and producer Don Moen. “He’s drawing from years of experience as a successful music executive to develop Christian songwriters by providing practical tips and training through his organization, Nashville Christian Songwriters. I highly recommend NCS to anyone wanting to develop their skills as a Christian songwriter.”

To learn more about Chisum, Nashville Christian Songwriters, and */Song Revolution with John Chisum/*, visit .
/Veteran Christian music industry exec, internationally acclaimed worship leader and prolific songwriter John Chisum is the /President/ of Nashville Christian Songwriters (NCS). (Peter Hartzell photo)/

*About John Chisum:*
John Chisum is a veteran Christian music industry executive, internationally acclaimed worship leader and prolific songwriter.

The writer of numerous Top Ten and Number 1 songs, with more than 400 of his own songs appearing on records and in print, Chisum is widely known for his songs recorded by Christian artists including Don Moen, Ron Kenoly, Steve Green, Larnelle Harris, The Gaither Vocal Band, Truth, First Call, Dino Kartsonakis, Bob Fitts, The Cathedrals and on many of Integrity’s Hosanna! Music recordings.

A long-time music industry professional in music publishing and artist development, he has served as Director of Song Development and Copyright for Integrity Media, and Vice President of Publishing at Star Song Media, helping to oversee over 200 recording projects.
With a heart to encourage believers, Chisum has traveled more than 1 million miles domestically and internationally, leading worship and instructing others in the skills of worship leading and songwriting.

A popular clinician in the area of worship for many years, Chisum has taught in a multitude of church settings across major denominational lines, in addition to many premier non-denominational venues such as The Gospel Music Association’s Academy of Christian Music Arts, Christian Artists Seminar in the Rockies, Music California, Music Texas, Music Colorado, the Southern Baptist conventions of various states, and many more.

He is currently a regular contributor to Christian Copyright Licensing International’s website and the creator and host of */Song Revolution with John Chisum/*, a podcast centering on songwriting and a creative lifestyle with over 140 episodes and over 125,000 downloads, now hosted at .

He has toured with Integrity’s Seminars4Worship and served as a core instructor for Integrity’s Worship Institute at The University of Mobile in Mobile, Alabama, and at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He has also been a regular guest speaker at Liberty University for their Center for Worship.

As a recording artist, Chisum has released eight worship recordings distributed through Warner Brothers, Integrity Music, Pamplin Music, Martingale Music, and Firm Foundation Worship Ministries. He studied classical voice at the University of Memphis and holds a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies from The University of South Alabama (Mobile) and a Master of Arts in Worship Studies from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Chisum currently serves as President of Nashville Christian Songwriters, a coaching and resource company that exists to empower Christian songwriters worldwide. He lives in the Nashville, Tennessee, area with Donna, his wife of 39+ years. To learn more about Chisum and Nashville Christian Songwriters, visit . *About Educational Media Foundation and /AccessMore/:*
Our goal is to create compelling media that inspires and encourages you to have a meaningful relationship with Christ! We’ve created an ever-growing space to host all of your favorite faith-based content. We wanted you to be able to dive even deeper into subjects that interest you and meet you where you are, giving you the ability to /AccessMore/ for your faith, /AccessMore/ for your family, and /AccessMore/ for everything that matters most to you. With faith based on-demand audio, and streams of some of your favorite encouraging radio stations together in one place, this is /AccessMore/! To learn more about Educational Media Foundation and /AccessMore/, visit .