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NEEDTOBREATHE ANNOUNCE LIVE FROM THE WOODS VOL. 2 
LIVE ALBUM TO BE RECORDED DURING SOCIALLY DISTANCED OUTDOOR CONCERTS AT THE CAVERNS IN PELHAM, TN ON MARCH 13 AND 14
PRE-ORDER THE ALBUM NOW HERE  TICKETS AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC ON FRIDAY HERE
GRAMMY® Award-nominated rock band NEEDTOBREATHE has announced the release of a brand new live album, Live from the Woods Vol. 2, on April 16, 2021. The album is available to pre-order physically and digitally now HERE via Elektra Records. NEEDTOBREATHE has welcomed fans to witness the live recording of the album during two socially distanced outdoor concerts at famed venue The Caverns in Pelham, TN on March 13 and 14. Pre-sale tickets will be available for The Insiders Fan Club beginning Wednesday, January 13 HERE, and general on sale begins this Friday, January 15 at 12:00pm CT HERE.
Live from the Woods Vol. 2 follows NEEDTOBREATHE’s 2015 live album Live from the Woods and marks one of the band’s first concerts in front of a live crowd since January 2020. NEEDTOBREATHE decided to invite local audiences to experience these unforgettable shows, while simultaneously capturing them for listeners worldwide. Fans can expect electrifying performances of tracks from the platinum-selling group’s catalog, songs off their chart-topping new album Out of Body, and more. 
The band and venue also ensure the utmost adherence to COVID-19 guidelines for maximum safety. As such, the venue is following guidance provided by the CDC and the State of Tennessee’s ‘Tennessee Pledge’ for reopening. Guests will arrive at staggered times, be asked COVID-19 screening questions, receive a temperature check, and enjoy the show from 2-person, 4-person and 6-person socially-distanced pods. Pods are spaced with a minimum of 6’ distance between each other with wide foot paths between pods to maintain social distancing. The concerts are “bring your own chair.”
Masks will be mandatory, except when guests are in their pods. All concessions and merchandise will be ordered through an app and delivered contactless to pods eliminating lines and limiting the need for guests to leave pods. While the music plays on above ground, restrooms will be used inside The Caverns to give guests an opportunity to duck below the surface to see the world-famous, subterranean music venue. Restrooms will be continuously cleaned with limited capacity. 
NEEDTOBREATHE’s critically acclaimed 2020 studio album Out of Body is available physically and digitally via Elektra Records/Centricity Music nowHERE. In October, the band unveiled a brand new version of the album’s current single “Who Am I” featuring vocals from multi-platinum recording artist, Elle King. “Who Am I” (feat. Elle King) is available to stream and download as an official Out of Body bonus track now HERE. NEEDTOBREATHE closed out 2020 by surprising fans with a take on the iconic Christmas song “Silent Night”. Listen HERE
Out of Body debuted in the top 5 across three Billboard charts, and received critical acclaim from Billboard, People, Spin, Taste of Country, and more. American Songwriter commended the band’s “phenomenal and dedicated songwriting”, and Southern Living crowned the group “our favorite Southern rock band.” All Music praised Out of Body as “their tightest and most consistent set in years,” adding “this is an album designed to empower and motivate through life’s tough times.” In September, NEEDTOBREATHE took the stage at CBS This Morning Saturday to deliver the network television debut performances of “Hang On”, “Who Am I”, and “Survival”. 
Photo credit: Brett Warren
ABOUT NEEDTOBREATHE: GRAMMY® Award-nominated NEEDTOBREATHE have mounted a steady ascent to the top of the charts and packed arenas everywhere. Formed in 1998, the group attracted a loyal grassroots following with their full-length debut Daylight [2006] and its follow-up The Heat [2007]. Two years later, The Outsiders became their first Top 20 entry on the Billboard Top 200 before eventually going gold. During 2011, The Reckoning landed at #1 on the Billboard Top Rock Albums Chart and #6 on the Top 200. In addition to bowing at #3 on the Top 200, 2014’s Rivers in the Wasteland yielded the platinum-selling Hot 100 hit “Brother” [feat. Gavin DeGraw] and “Multiplied,” which garnered their first GRAMMY® nod. Meanwhile, H A R D L O V E [2016] marked their highest chart bow yet, debuting at #1 on the Billboard Top Current Album Sales Chart, as the title track “Hard Love” [feat. Andra Day] scored a gold plaque. Along the way, they headlined and sold out iconic venues such as Red Rocks Amphitheatre, The Greek Theatre, and Ryman Auditorium, to name a few. The group picked up a pair of nominations at the Billboard Music Awards, and received praise from People, Rolling Stone, Forbes, and more. Now, NEEDTOBREATHE reflect the freedom of youth on their seventh full-length offering, Out of Body [Elektra Records/Centricity Music] over a rich soundtrack of soulful rock with stadium-size scope and poetic intimacy.
ABOUT THE CAVERNS: Located in Grundy County, Tennessee, The Caverns is a world-renowned destination for live music in beautiful natural settings, home of the Emmy-winning PBS television series Bluegrass Underground, and a magical cave system for different skill levels of exploration. Inside The Caverns subterranean venue, guests to “The Greatest Show Under Earth” revel in the prehistoric venue’s natural acoustics and otherworldly beauty. The outdoor amphitheater sits at the foot of the Cumberland Plateau with the rolling Tennessee hills as a backdrop. Whether underground or above ground, live music at The Caverns is a bucket list experience that keeps fans coming back time and again. Daily guided walking tours and adventure cave tours of The Caverns cave system offered 7 days a week.
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PLANETSHAKERS’ YOUTH BAND PLANETBOOM RELEASES

JC SQUAD LP JAN. 15

Live, Full Production Online Album Premiere Performance Jan. 15

Features Watch Parties Around The World

“God had a plan from the beginning. Before 2020, before viruses,

even before the world was created, it was always about Jesus

– Andy Harrison, planetboom

The dynamic, multicultural youth ministry of Planetshakers Church, planetboom, releases its full-length sophomore album, JC Squad, Jan. 15 to digital and streaming outlets globally from Venture3Media (V3M). Available to pre-order / pre-save now at https://lnk.to/JCSquadAlbum, JC Squad will also be featured as an exclusive Deluxe Version from Apple Music and iTunes.

Inspired by the diverse youth culture at planetboom that represents at least 60 nationalities and exists to see this generation encounter the love of Jesus, the new album was produced by creative director Josh Ham, mixed by worship leader Joth Hunt and written or co-written by planetboom youth pastor, songwriter, author and drummer Andy Harrison. Harrison also shares the compelling story of this new album on video.

JC Squad is really a message about the global Church,” says Harrison. “We believe the Church is relevant, crucial and still God’s plan, and we are the next generation. We want to champion and uphold the Church – in all of its expressions – in the hearts and minds of young people all around the world.”

Along with the declarative “Jesus Is The Key,” “ILY” and “Unshakeable,” ‘K-pop style’ song of thanks, “Kamsahamnida,” and title track that highlights vocalist / rapper Noah Walker leading this percussive and inclusive, dance party-like invitation, JC Squad features more pure, joyful expressions.

“In the stress of 2020 global events, anxiety has taken its toll on young people all around the world,” recognizes Harrison. “Our new song, ‘Got Me Like,’ is a reminder that God’s joy can cut through the darkness. As the lyrics state, Right about now is a good time to just stop, and have a good time… The song celebrates the goodness of God’s love.” 

Balancing the album’s lighthearted notes are some war cries like “I’m Alive.” A staunch, put-your-foot-down declaration of belief, the song gives voice to young people’s struggle against temptation, mental-illness and isolation, and points the way to victory through the Gospel.

While not able to gather for in-person events around the world due to the pandemic, planetboom will be sharing a live online, full production concert presentation of all the songs on JC Squad from Planetshakers Church in Melbourne, Australia and via YouTube Jan. 15 beginning at 8:30 pm EST / 7:30 pm CST. The link to view this JC Squad YouTube Premiere is planetboom.com.au/JCSquad. Part of a global movement, planetboom’s album premiere will include backstage interviews, behind-the-scenes footage and interaction from watch parties happening in South Africa, Singapore, Columbia, South Korea and other countries around the world.

“In a season where we are not able to gather as we once would have, we wanted to be able to still represent the next generation of the Church from all around the world and show young people that they really are a part of something so much bigger than themselves,” says Harrison. “God had a plan from the beginning. Before 2020, before me and you, before viruses, before sickness at all, before Adam and Eve in the garden, even before the world was created, it was always about Jesus.”

“We’re a part of something so much bigger than ourselves, and every one of us counts,” agrees planetboom’s Aimee Evans. “No matter where you are in the world and what challenges you might be facing, you’re not alone or isolated. You’re significant, and you belong here. We’re in this together, united by our faith in Jesus. This is His story, but He’s written-in a role that only you could play. We are the JC Squad.”

The full JC Squad track listing follows:

01)  Walk

02)  JC Squad

03)  Got me Like

04)  I’m Alive

05)  ILY (Live)

06)  All I Need

07)  Jesus Is The Key

08)  Unshakeable

09)  Battleborn

10)  Kamsahamnida (Live)

11)  Loved By You

12)  Praise Over Problems (VIP Mix)

The new album follows planetboom’s acclaimed and first full-length album, companion book and audiobook, all entitled Jesus Over Everything.

All the latest planetboom news and updates can be found at www.planetshakers.com/planetboom, Facebook, YouTube, Spotify and Instagram.

About Planetshakers:

Passionate, vibrant, relevant and powerful are all words that aptly describe the ministry and church of Planetshakers, founded by Russell and Sam Evans.

After a radical encounter with God, Russell established a conference called Planetshakers in 1997. The conference quickly became renowned for its passionate praise and worship, its ability to stir hunger in young people for encounters with God, and the frequent outbreaks of miracles, signs and wonders.

With a deep desire to see more people encounter Jesus and His tangible Presence, Russell and Sam founded Planetshakers Church in Melbourne, Australia, in 2004. In addition to the church, Planetshakers Ministries International has a significant global footprint— expressing the Planetshakers mandate, worldwide, through music and touring, international conferences and events, Planetshakers Bible College and working with governments around the world to bring systemic change.

Planetshakers is a church and ministry for all; everyone is welcome; in its Melbourne campus over 150 nations are represented with the primary desire being that people find the healing, breakthrough and provision they need as they encounter the tangible Presence of Jesus and His family, in a personal and life-changing way. 

About planetboom:

Planetshakers sends multiple music touring teams across the globe, ministering to millions in over 40 nations. planetboom, as a part of this ministry, embodies the next generation and is passionate about encountering God and seeking His presence. Comprised of young musicians, songwriters and vocalists, the team leads thousands of teenagers in breakthrough praise and worship every week. Relentless in their pursuit of God, they seek to change the culture around them through a new sound of praise and worship that is both relevant and powerful.

About Venture3Media:

Venture3Media is a global music label and song publisher with sales, marketing, promotional, radio, television and movie expertise. V3M provides distribution platforms across all digital channels, including but not limited to Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes, Amazon, Deezer, Tencent, 7Digital, Google Music, Facebook, Pandora, Tidal, Sirius and Rhapsody. Physical distribution includes online retailers such as Amazon, national retail chains, sub-distributors and internationally through well-established licensee’s and distributors. V3M is excited to build a global ecosystem that serves the vision and heart of Planetshakers.

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CROSS POINT MUSIC RELEASES CENTRICITY MUSIC DEBUT EP

NEVER STOP SINGING

Cross Point Music Unites Congregations,

Joins With Maverick City Music’s Stefan Cashwell, More To Create EP

Nashville’s Cross Point Music releases its Centricity Music debut EP Never Stop Singing today (Jan. 8) at digital and streaming outlets internationally. Written and recorded by this collective of nearly 400 volunteer musicians, vocalists and songwriters anchored by worship leaders Mike Grayson and Cheryl Stark, the EP includes four original songs organically birthed from the worship emanating from Cross Point Church, which serves about 10,000 people across six campuses in and around Music City.

Lead single and title track “Never Stop Singing” features Stefan Cashwell from Atlanta’s Maverick City Music, who penned the song with fellow songwriter Mary Beth Sudduth and Cross Point Franklin pastor Kevin Robison. Written before the pandemic forced churches across the nation to temporarily shutter and before Cross Point’s doors were closed following a tornado that ripped through Middle Tennessee in March 2020, damaging a large portion of Cross Point’s main building in downtown Nashville, “Never Stop Singing” has become an anthem of hope despite the adversity.

Cross Point Music once again collaborated with Cashwell as well as with Spence Parkerson for the EP’s cornerstone track, “Heaven Is On The Way.” The song offers words of praise for life’s hardest moments with a chorus that declares, “I will sing when I don’t feel it. I’ll believe before I see it.

Giving voice to both those who have seen prayers answered and to those still sitting on the other side of an unanswered prayer, “Even More” was conceived during one of Cross Point’s weekly prayer hours in which Stark began jotting down phrases from a prayer led by former NFL Tennessee Titans player Tim Shaw, who battles ALS. “During the prayer, Tim asked God to allow us to lean into even more of who He is,” shares Stark, who previously served as a country writer for Sony/ATV and is married to Apollo LTD member Adam Stark.

Living out Cross Point Music’s vision of uniting various congregations, Grayson took his pen outside his home church to write “You Are” with creatives from Craig Groeschel’s Life.Church in Oklahoma. Like this song, every track on Never Stop Singing jointly form a tapestry that weaves sounds from different churches but beat from the same heart. They are offerings filled with transparency, yet often free of resolution. If the lyrics of Cross Point Music’s songs feel gritty, it’s because they are.

“We don’t want to just write beautiful songs with beautiful melodies and beautiful words,” admits Grayson, who is the former frontman of MIKESCHAIR. “We don’t necessarily try to be provocative in our lyric; we just want to be honest. We want to speak to the reality of where people are in the hopes that God will meet them there and then take them forward. The point of writing these songs, yes, is for Sunday; but it’s really so people can take worship outside of Sunday into their everyday.”

For all the latest Cross Point Music news, visit https://crosspoint.tv/music/, Facebook, Instagram, Spotify, YouTube and Apple Music.

About Cross Point Music:

In the heart of Music City sits a church that believes everyone’s welcome, nobody’s perfect and anything’s possible. It’s a mantra that’s carried Cross Point Church across the past 15 years of its existence and a vision that’s shaped its primary musical expression, Cross Point Music, into a collective that seeks out collaboration both inside and outside the walls of their church. Helmed by lead pastor Kevin Queen, Cross Point is a multi-site church for the spiritually curious, a place for people to find and follow Jesus. Moreover, their robust web presence reaches people around the world through digital discipleship and online evangelism.

About Centricity Music: 

Centricity is an independent Christian music company based in Franklin, TN. 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 www.centricitymusic.com.

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CHRIS RENZEMA RELEASES LET THE GROUND REST B-SIDES

EP Recorded Live In Nashville’s The Smoakstack Studio,

Produced by Paul Moak

YouTube Premieres “The Smoakstack Sessions” Video Documentary

Singer, songwriter and Dove Award-nominated Chris Renzema releases Let The Ground Rest – B-Sides today (Jan. 8, 2021) at digital and streaming outlets internationally. The EP features five live studio performances, including three versions of songs from Renzema’s widely acclaimed sophomore LP and Centricity Music debut, Let The Ground Rest, along with two new songs thematically connected to the album: “Tear My House Down” and the American Songwriterfeatured single “Mercy.”

The new Let The Ground Rest versions on B-Sides include the title track, “God Is Love,” and the Air1 Radio Network-featured “Springtime.” Each of these songs were also captured on video for The Smoakstack Sessions video documentary, which was premiere-streamed this week on YouTube.

With B-Sides recorded in the famed Nashville studio The Smoakstack and produced by five-time GRAMMY-nominated Paul Moak, the new music is a window into how the songs were formed while on tour.
 

“The first couple projects that I did were recorded in various studios around Nashville and piecemealed together,” reflects Renzema. “What’s cool about working out of The Smoakstack is that we got to play together as a band. Making music as a group feels less mechanical and more human,” something that was especially fulfilling for the artist this year.

“2020 has been really hard,” states Renzema. “I think it has been a journey for me as a writer and a person, discovering what it even means to be content, what it means to let your plans change.

“A lot of what I wrote for the last project has taken on new meaning in the pandemic,” continues Renzema, “and singing about waiting on a season to change or sitting it out through a hard time means a lot more to me now that it did then.”

Like the Let The Ground Rest LP that has received more than 90 million streams since its April 24 release, the heart behind the B-Sides EP is the idea that growth comes from periods of rest, of barrenness.

“It’s really easy to think that God is in the growth, but that He’s not in the empty field. It’s an unfortunate thing that we tie together the barren field as somehow a sign of a lack of favor or of God’s presence, but things need to rest in order to grow,” shares Renzema. “You can be upset that your plans got destroyed or you can find a new way forward.”

Receiving a 2020 Dove Award nomination for “New Artist of the Year,” Renzema is continuing to offer new music to his growing base of fans worldwide. Logging more than 8.75 million streams across multiple platforms in its first week at retail and streaming outlets, Let The Ground Rest caused Jesusfreakhideout.com to label Renzema “one of the best-kept secrets of the independent music scene” while NewReleaseToday.com says the recording “speaks to hope” in this season the world is in. In between the opening and closing tracks, Renzema shares real-life, hopeful messages along with worship in singles like “17” and “Better.” The latter song was written “as a sort of ‘get well soon’ card to the world, having no idea I’d be releasing it during a worldwide pandemic.”

With authentic artistry that continues to resonate with an ever-growing audience, all the latest Chris Renzema tour, music and more news can be found at http://chrisrenzema.com/, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Spotify (702,000 monthly listeners) and Apple Music.

About Chris Renzema:

Shifting seamlessly from indie rock to folk worship to Americana, Renzema’s voice and lyrics cut to the bone singing about hope and echoing the universality of both pain and praise. With more than 36 million audio streams of his first album, I’ll Be The Branches, over one million Spotify track saves over the last 12 months and Pandora naming him a 2020 “Artist to Watch,” Renzema’s groundswell continues to build, all organically. “The music we’re making isn’t being engineered to hit any playlists or radio or anything like that,” says Renzema. “The strategy is to let it hit the people that want it already and let that inform where it’s going. We’re taking the toolbox we have and refining it, not adjusting or changing or moving it.”

About Centricity Music: 

Centricity is an independent Christian music company based in Franklin, TN. 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 www.centricitymusic.com.

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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,

  Available Now
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.

Get Connected with Josh Turner:
Website: http://joshturner.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/joshturner/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/joshturnermusic/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/joshturnermusic

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

 View HERE

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:
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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.

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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.

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