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Natalie Grant’s ‘Be One’ Debuts #1 Album On Multiple Sales Charts Yesterday

Grant Defies Current Market Trends With Her Best Sales Debut To Date

Natalie Grant’s ‘Be One’ made Curb Records history yesterday as it debuted #1 on Billboard’s Top Christian Albums Chart and SoundScan’s Adult Contemporary Albums and Contemporary Christian Albums charts. In addition, Grant claimed the #2 position on Billboard’s overall Christian & Gospel Albums chart and #28 on the Billboard 200.

The four-time Grammy nominee and five-time “Female Vocalist of the Year” Dove Award winner’s title track, and current radio single, is also #15 on Billboard’s Christian Songs chart this week and is also week’s greatest gainer on Billboard’s Hot Christian Songs digital sales chart.

‘Be One’ is Grant’s second #1 debut on Billboard’s Top Christian Albums chart (‘Hurricane’ debuted #1 on 11.2.2013) and her highest career sales debut, with higher first-week scans than ‘Hurricane’ in a market reflecting a decrease in album sales.

Grant attributes this week’s debut success to a vibrant relationship with her online community, consistent touring and the support of Christian radio.

“I am grateful and humbled that this new music is being so well received. I was overwhelmingly compelled to write these songs and to know that they are connecting with people is an answer to prayer,” shares Grant from her home in Nashville.

‘Be One’ is the Seattle-born, Nashville-based singer and songwriter’s ninth career album and was produced by husband, Bernie Herms (Barbra Streisand, Josh Groban) and recorded in their home studio in Nashville, TN. The 11-track collection features the vocals of Grant’s brother Steve, and Grant’s daughters Grace, Bella (twins, 8) and Sadie (4).

The chorus to “Be One” summarized the album’s theme perfectly: “Why sit around and wait for a miracle to come when you can be one.” It’s that empowering perspective that helped Grant overcome her battle with depression and lose 40 pounds over the course of the last 18 months — unveiled on the August 17th cover of “First For Women” magazine — and it’s that perspective she wants to bring to others who are struggling in their own lives, helping them to overcome guilt and worry and be the people they’re truly meant to be.

Grant evokes that same passion in her work with Hope for Justice, an organization she founded as Abolition International in 2005 with the goal of restoring children who are victims of sex trafficking. She dedicates a portion of the proceeds from her jewelry line, NG by Natalie Grant, to Hope for Justice, and each piece of custom designed jewelry contains a message designed to uplift and inspire. Over the course of her 16-year career, Grant has seen the results of her commitment. Her previous eight albums have netted a total of 25 Dove Award nominations (and eight wins), and she has received four Grammy nominations, including one for her last #1 album ‘Hurricane.’ ‘Be One’ is Grant’s most transparent album to date, one designed to bring a message of hope and light to listeners everywhere.

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JJ Weeks Band to Join Centricity Music Artist Roster

Debut Full Length Album to Release April 2016
Left to Right: Jon Poole, David Hart, JJ Weeks Band; Scott Brickell, Brickhouse Entertainment; Cody Preston, JJ Weeks Band; John Mays, Centricity Music; JJ Weeks; Jon Sell, Steve Ford, Chad Segura, Ben Stauffer, Centricity Music
Nashville, Tenn. (November 23, 2015) —- Centricity Music announced today the signing of veteran group, JJ Weeks Band. The group’s debut full-length album is being  produced by Jonathan Smith (Tim Timmons, Mia Fieldes) and will release early April 2016, with the first single going for adds at radio in February. The Macon, GA based band is comprised of lead singer/songwriter JJ Weeks, bassist David Hart, drummer Jon Poole and guitarist Cody Preston.
“Centricity Music is so excited to be working with the JJ Weeks Band,” says Jon Sells, Manager of A&R, Centricity Music. “We were drawn to the band for its incredible work ethic, passion to reach people with its music and JJ’s great vocal ability. More importantly, each member of the group has been involved with ministry since a young age and has a genuine heart for impacting fans with Christ’s message. Add their incredible talent that has been honed for over a decade, and you have one of the most respected bands in the Christian music industry.”
“It is always a humbling experience and an honor to write and choose the right songs for a new record. Our prayer is to have songs that will touch the listener and give them hope in a tough situation, or celebrate with the people who are on the mountaintop,” explains Weeks. “We’re excited to be part of such a great team like Centricity and thankful for the support they have given through the process already. We can’t wait for everyone to hear the new album!”
JJ Weeks Band has been performing together for 12 years and has released five independent albums. The sixth project, All Over The World, was the first national label record that released in 2013, and the second single, “Let Them See You,” ranked No. 9 on the 2014 Billboard Hot Christian Songs chart and remained on Billboard’s National Audience Chart for 29 weeks. The seasoned musicians have built a loyal following of fans by touring over 120 dates a year across the country and has toured with Winter Jam Spectacular, MercyMe, Unspoken, among many others. At the same time, the band has been able to branch out with its music being featured in the major motion picture, God’s Not Dead. The bridge from the song “Screaming Outloud” was used in the movie, and the tune “Save Us” was featured on the God’s Not Dead soundtrack.
About Centricity Music
Centricity was founded in 2005 with a commitment to artist development and stylistic diversity. Based in Franklin TN, artists include Aaron Shust, Andrew Peterson, Carrollton, Jared Anderson, Jason Gray, JJ Weeks Band, Jonny Diaz, Jordan Feliz, Lauren Daigle and Unspoken. The company’s mission is to enable their artists to create life-changing experiences for the world. Providing label, management and publishing services, Centricity is a family owned organization and they like it that way. For more information on Centricity Music, please visit:


GRAMMY-nominated artist Jeremy Camp is a proud father as his daughters Bella (11) and Aerie (9) have released their debut single – a Christmas song penned by then 10-year-old Bella. The song “Behold” is available now at iTunes. The single is also going to radio for Christmas airplay. Click below to watch a behind-the-scenes video of the recording of this special song.

“Bella came to me a year ago to tell me she was writing a Christmas song,” shares Jeremy Camp.”I was so blown away. She had poured out her heart to the Lord wrote this beautiful melody and powerful lyrics. It was so fun to step back and not have any part of writing this song, and to see how it’s reaching all different generations of people. Thankful to have my daughters love the Lord with all their heart.”

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(High Point N.C.) November 20, 2015 – Most-Awarded Female Vocalist in Gospel Music History, Sandi Patty embarks on her Forever Grateful: The Farewell Tour in February 2016 making stops in more than 90 cities worldwide as she celebrates her latest record Forever Grateful and her extraordinary career. The tour is sponsored by World Vision with a lineup of special guests including Veritas and members of Sandi’s family. Tickets for the Forever Grateful Tour go on sale Friday, November 20, 2015.
“What a privilege it has been to share my story and faith through song for so many years,” Sandi says. “My heart is full of gratitude for so many who have been along this journey with me.  I could never have imagined my career taking me to so many amazing places and meeting so many people who have changed my life forever…. My desire is to use this next season and the “Forever Grateful” tour as an opportunity to say ‘thank you’ to as many people as possible!”
Sandi is one of the most highly acclaimed performers of our time with five Grammy® awards, four Billboard Music Awards, three platinum records, five gold records, over forty Dove awards, and twelve million units sold. Additional to her Forever Grateful Tour, Sandi will appear at Carnegie Hall this Thanksgiving 2015 for the 5th Annual Christmas in New York concert event.
Forever Grateful Tour dates:
Date                    Location/Venue
2/11/2016            Lufkin, TX
2/12/2016            San Antonio, TX
2/13/2016            Houston, TX
2/14/2016            Shreveport, LA
2/20-27/2016       Sandi Patty & Friends Caribbean Cruise
3/3/2016              Amarillo, TX
3/4/2016              Wichita Falls, TX
3/7/2016              Poplarville, MS
3/10/2016            Meridian, MS
3/11/2016            Marion, IL
3/13/2016            Wichita, KS
4/1/2016              Clearwater, FL
4/2/2016              Tallahassee, FL
4/3/2015              Pace, FL
4/7/2016              Raytown, MO
4/8/2016              Tulsa, OK
4/14/2016            Indian Trail, NC
4/15/2016            Richmond, VA
4/17/2016            Aiken, SC
4/21/2016            Nashville, TN
4/22/2016            Hixson, TN
4/24/2016            Anderson, IN
4/29/2016            Longview, TX
4/30/2016            Austin, TX
5/1/2016              Oklahoma City, OK
5/27/2016            Highlands Ranch, CO
5/28/2016            Alto, NM
5/29/2016            Albuquerque, NM
6/9/2016              Shipshewana, IN
6/18/2016            Hattiesburg, MS
For more information on the tour, please visit:
About Sandi Patty: Sandi was introduced to the world with her rendition of The Star Spangled Banner during the rededication of the Statue of Liberty in 1986. Virtually overnight she became one of the country’s best-loved performers. Her version of the national anthem has been performed with the National Symphony, at the Indianapolis 500, the Dedication of Camp David Chapel and ABC’s Fourth of July Special. Her debut full length symphonic pops album Broadway Stories, conducted by Maestro Jack Everly, was released to rave reviews. Sandi has performed with symphonies across the country, including the New York Pops, Boston Pops, & the Dallas Symphony. She headlined the title role in sold out performances of the musical “Hello, Dolly!” with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, co-starring Tony Award winner Gary Beach. Sandi has also performed during three separate Presidential Inaugurations as well as at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
About Premier Productions: Formed in 1996, Premier Productions is the largest producer of Christian concert events in the nation and the co-founder of the Winter Jam Tour Spectacular, Christian music’s largest annual tour! Premier promotes award-winning artists with No. 1 hits such as – TobyMac, Skillet, Casting Crowns, Hillsong Live, Hillsong UNITED, Lecrae, Bill Gaither & Friends Homecoming, Jesus Culture, Kari Jobe, Matthew West and many more! For more information on Premier Productions, please visit

GRAMMY® Award Winner Laura Story’s Favorite Things For The Christmas Season


Talented worship leader and songwriter Laura Story brings her first Christmas album, God With Us, to celebrate the holiday season. Laura is well known for her inspirational, certified RIAA Gold hit “Blessings,” which won her awards several times over, including a 2012 Billboard Music Award, a GRAMMY® Award and four Dove Award wins.

Favorite Christmas Memory // For the past ten years, I’ve had the honor of spending Christmas Eve with my church family at Perimeter’s Christmas Eve Service. Every year, we close the service by singing “Silent Night,” each holding candles that are lit row by row as we sing. There’s a feeling that comes over us that truly can’t be put into words as we see the light start at that initial Christ candle and spread throughout the room. It’s a simple reminder that’s why Jesus came.

Favorite Christmas CD // Amy Grant

Favorite Holiday Food // Publix Peppermint Ice Cream (only available in December)

Favorite Christmas Tradition // We used to have a sweet tradition of leaving after the last Christmas Eve service at Perimeter and driving to one of our parents’ houses, singing Christmas carols the whole way.

Favorite Christmas Gift // DIAPERS!!

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Southern Rockers Give Back This Christmas With Free Holiday Tour In Effort to Help ChildFund

Los Angeles, Calif. (November 19, 2016)— Last week, Southern pop/rockers Consumed By Fire debuted their first EP Lean On Me with Inpop Records and with the success of the title-track, they are proving to be a force to be reckoned with.

“Lean On Me” was recently added to radio and has already landed within the top 25 on the National Audience Chart. Watch the official lyric video here.

The hit single was inspired by the brother trio’s involvement with ChildFund International, an organization that aims to help deprived, excluded and vulnerable children have the capacity to improve their lives and the opportunity to become to young adults, parents and leaders who bring lasting and positive change in their communities.

“With all the ministry trips we have taken, we have seen the struggles that our brothers and sisters in the faith go through both in Africa and in our own neighborhoods,” explains Jordan.  “The Apostle Paul calls us into action in Galatians by saying: ‘carry each other’s burdens, and in this way we fulfill the law of Christ’. So because of this, we can’t just dismiss the issues because they “aren’t happening here or to me.”  We are to be the hands and feet of Jesus – so we should all make this our anthem and sing out with compassion, ‘When you don’t have a home  – you can lean on me.’

It is this message that Josh, Jordan and Caleb Ward are extending to others this Christmas. On November 28 in Covington, OH, Consumed By Fire will embark on its family-friendly Christmas tour that will be free of charge for concertgoers and will give people the opportunity to sponsor a child through ChildFund. For every child sponsored, the recipient will receive a gift from the band in return filled with over $200 of merchandise and goods.

“We know finances are tight around Christmas for everyone and we want to give families something to do together that doesn’t break the bank,” explains Jordan. “My brothers and I are very blessed to live the life we lead, so if we can help others this Christmas, whether it’s helping grow their family with a child through ChildFund or taking their minds off of the pressures of life for a little while through a concert; if families leave changed and walk away with a new joy they didn’t have before, then we have done what we set out to do.”

The EP includes four songs that will also be featured on their forthcoming full-length album, tentatively titled Giving Over that is set to release in spring of 2016.

For tour dates and more information on Consumed By Fire, please go to and
About Consumed By Fire:
Consumed by Fire, made up of Caleb, Josh and Jordan Ward are a musically inventive Southern pop/rock band that combines their church roots with an eclectic array of influences distilled into a sound that is uniquely their own. Growing up, when they weren’t leading worship at their parent’s church, the three brothers were singing songs from Creedence, Bob Seger or The Eagles with their large musical family. It wasn’t long before the brothers found calling and their own musical voice and shortly after, Consumed By Fire was born.

Having already recorded four independent albums earlier in their career, this year the Oklahoma native’s will release a digital EP, with a full-length album to follow in the spring of 2016.

About Inpop:
Inpop Records is an independent entertainment company based in Nashville, TN and home to some of today’s most vibrant artists and brands. Distributed by Capital Christian Music Group, Inpop is passionate about using music and film to inspire popular culture.  Inpop’s roster includes Mat Kearney, V.Rose, Newsboys, The God’s Not Dead Soundtrack, Superchick and the Four Blood Moons Soundtrack.  Visit us online at 



First Single, “Nothing More,” Hits Radio/Digital Retail Nov. 27

Band Returns To Indie Roots, Invites Fans To Participate In Journey With

IndieGoGo Campaign Through Nov. 26



Grammy and Dove-nominated rock band Decyfer Down is laying the foundation for its first full-length studio album in over two years, The Other Side Of Darkness, set to release independently early 2016 through The Fuel Music.


Returning to its indie roots after a decade of touring and three acclaimed label releases, the band, collectively Brandon Mills and Chris Clonts (guitars), TJ Harris (vocals/guitar), Benjamin Millhouse (drums) and Chris Furr (bass), is reveling in its newfound freedom to write, record, release and perform new music. Inviting music fans to participate in its journey forward through an IindieGoGo crowdfunding campaign that is already speeding toward its goal, the band’s first indie single out of the gate, “Nothing More,” hits rock radio, as well as iTunes,, Spotify, Google Play and other digital outlets, Nov. 27.


Following seven No. 1 Christian Rock radio hits, “Nothing More” is a fists-in-the-air anthem meant to encourage fans to move forward with God regardless of what might try to stand in the way.


“We all have toxins and struggles that we deal with every single day, whether it’s a bad relationship or some sort of thing in our lives that is weighing us down and hindering our relationship with God and His ultimate plan for our life,” says Decyfer Down guitarist Chris Clonts. “We want nothing more than to sever toxic ties, and to move forward with God.”


As Decyfer Down moves forward, and as “Nothing More” gets ready to shake the airwaves, the band’s fans have until Nov. 26 to get involved through IndieGoGo. The crowdfunding site is an exclusive place for music fans to pre-order The Other Side Of Darkness, as well as receive audio downloads weeks before the album streets, autographed recordings, t-shirts, Limited Edition Vinyl, VIP tickets, a private dinner with the band, a recording session with the band, a private concert and other special incentives that are available nowhere else.


Taking the new music from The Other Side Of Darkness, as well as its growing list of fan favorites, on the road, Decyfer Down plans to tour heavily in 2016. The upcoming tour follows 32 packed events last winter/spring with Disciple, Seventh Day Slumber and Nine Lashes, and its own successful headline tour this fall.  Upcoming tour dates will be announced soon.


About Decyfer Down:

North Carolina-based rock band Decyfer Down has released three best-selling albums over the last decade that have gathered seven No. 1 radio hits, a Grammy and Dove Award nomination, and song placement on major sporting events and promotional videos that have garnered millions of views. Along with its own headline tours, the band has co-headlined with Korn’s Brian “Head” Welch and toured with Breaking Benjamin, Theory of a Dead Man, Thousand Foot Krutch, Skillet, Red, Disciple, Puddle of Mudd and many others.


For all the latest Decyfer Down tour dates and other news, go to, @DecyferDown and
About The Fuel Music:

Established in 2008, The Fuel Music & Management, LLC, is one of the leading independent distributors of music, CD’s, tapes and vinyl records internationally and enjoys a growing base in artist merchandise sales. Based in Tennessee, the Fuel team brings nearly 70 years of combined music industry experience in record label operations, record distribution and marketing (EMI Label Group), 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

Jaime Jamgochian and Tyrus Morgan to Release First Holiday EP “Christmastime” November 20, 2015

Jaime Jamgochian and Tyrus Morgan to Release First Holiday EP “Christmastime” November 20, 2015
Nashville, Tenn. (November 18, 2015) —- CCM artists, Jaime Jamgochian and Tyrus Morgan, are once again teaming up and this time the duo will release a six-song EP, Christmastime, on November 20th. Produced by Morgan and Jay Speight, the project features three Christmas classics (with new arrangements) and three original songs that were co-written by Jamgochian, Morgan and Speight. A bundle of three songs is going for adds at Christian radio with “Angels We Have Heard On High,” the title track and “12 Days Of Christmas – How I want to Sing,” which was one of last year’s surprise breakout singles at AC radio. In support of the new project, Jamgochian and Morgan will join Jamison Strain on his Wonder Of Christmas Tour during December. For more information about the tour and music please visit or
“Christmas is one of my most favorite times of the year!  After re-writing the ‘12 Days of Christmas’ song last year it brought back so many fun family traditions, so I knew I wanted to be part of a Christmas record this year,” explains Jamgochian. “Writing ‘Christmastime’ with Tyrus and Jay this past summer, it all naturally fell into place to make the EP. We included some of my favorite Christmas classics and I am so excited about this new project. I hope it brings a lot of joy to all who hear it!”
“It has been a lot of fun and a true blessing to team up with my good friend Jaime and write new Christmas songs, as well as re-imagine the classics,” says Morgan. “We hope this project will bring as much enjoyment to the listener, as it did to us recording it.”
About Jaime Jamgochian
Jaime Jamgochian hails from Boston, MA and accepted Christ while attending college at Berklee College of Music, before moving to Seattle, WA to serve as a worship leader at one of the area churches. It was during this time that Jamgochian moved to Nashville and became the anchor artist for Centricity Music. She released four projects and had several hit singles, including the 12-week No. 1 song “Hear My Worship.” She was with the label for 10 years before striking out on her own as an independent artist. Jamgochian has led worship at churches around the world and has shared the stage with such Christian mainstays as Point Of Grace, Mark Schultz, Francesca Battistelli and Jason Gray. Jamgochian has become known for performances and support for women’s events, including her own ministry for young girls “Modest Is Hottest.” Jamgochian resides in the Nashville area.
About Tyrus Morgan
Tyrus Morgan is a Kansas native who had a passion for playing baseball while in high school, but once he inherited his grandfather’s guitar there was no turning back from music. He started playing in local bands while in college and it was after graduation that Morgan made his way to Nashville. He started out the same way several artists and songwriters do in Music City by holding down two jobs; his day gig of advertising that paid the bills and his passion at night of songwriting. Heeding his faith calling, Morgan began his full-time music ministry 18 months after moving to Nashville, which eventually led to signing with Curb Records and releasing his first radio hit, “Song to the Savior.” Morgan has also written hit singles for other artists that include “Good Fight” by Unspoken and Newsong’s “The Same God.” Morgan is married with two daughters and a son.
Christmastime Track Listing:
1. “Angels We Have Heard On High”
2. “Drummer Boy/Oh Come All Ye Faithful”
3. “Away In A Manager ( He Made a Way)”
4. “Christmastime”
5. “We Call It Christmas”
6. “12 Days Of Christmas- How I Want To Sing”

Andrew Peterson – Lamb of God Christmas Tour

Andrew Peterson to Launch 16th Annual Behold The Lamb Of God Christmas Tour with Special Guest Cindy Morgan
Nashville, Tenn. (November 16, 2015) —- The Christmas season heralds one of the most popular holiday events, Andrew Peterson’s 16th annual Behold the Lamb of God Tour. The 15-city tour will launch December 2nd in Evansville, IN and will conclude December 20th in Austin, TX. It will once again include two shows at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium. Joining the tour for the first time this year is the Grammy and Dove Award-winning artist Cindy Morgan, as well as special guest Josh Garrels performing at the two Nashville dates. Other featured artists include Jill Phillips and Andy Gullahorn, as well as a stellar band including Gabe Scott, Ben Shive, Joe Causey, Todd Bragg, Claire Indie Nunn, Nate Dugger and Garett Buell
“I wouldn’t have had the guts to dream sixteen years ago that this tour would still be happening,” says Peterson. “The fact that it’s with so many good, old friends who are such great performers, all in the name of retelling the Gospel story, makes me overwhelmingly grateful.”
Peterson launched the Christmas tour in 2000 to present a musical rendition of the Christmas story and to reinforce the true meaning of the season. It was immediately embraced by fans nationwide because of the powerful performances, entertaining stories, and the sense of community between Peterson and his guest artists. The result was multiple sold-out venues and yearly return engagements. In 2004, fan support led Peterson to record the album, Behold The Lamb Of God: The True Tall Tale Of The Coming Of Christ, and the project won the 2004 Best Album of the Year from the World Christian Music Editor’s Award and was named by Rhapsody as one of the ten best Christian albums of the decade. In 2009, Peterson released a 2-disc 10th Anniversary Edition of the project that includes a remastered version of the original CD and a live recording of the concert.
Peterson’s new studio album, The Burning Edge Of Dawn, debuted No. 2 on Billboard Current Contemporary Christian Top Albums Chart and marks the highest chart debut of his career. Produced by Gabe Scott, the record features 10 new songs and has received rave reviews from several media outlets with CCM Magazine praising its “powerful analogies of God and a God-ward faith,” New Release Today calling it “an artistic feat,” and Phantom Tollbooth hailing it as “supremely up-lifting.”
Peterson will return for his third appearance on the Grand Ole Opry stage on Saturday, November 21st. He will perform for two shows and will be joined that evening with fellow artists, Vince Gill, Mel Tillis, Ashley Campbell and many others. For continued tour updates on Peterson please visit, or
About Andrew Peterson
Andrew Peterson is a man of many talents with a successful recording and songwriting career, as well as being the award-winning author of The Wingfeather Saga and the host of a highly popular online creative community called the Rabbit Room ( Peterson’s new studio album, The Burning Edge of Dawn, released October 2015 and debuted No. 2 on Billboard Current Contemporary Christian Top Albums Chart, his highest charting record to date. Critics have given strong reviews for this project, even naming Peterson as “one of the foremost singer/songwriters around.”  His previous project, Light for the Lost Boy, also garnered rave reviews hailing the project as “best album of the year,” and garnered two 2013 Dove Award nominations. His album, Counting Stars, debuted at #1 on iTunes, and #6 on Billboard. His single, “Dancing in the Minefields,” reached the Top 10 on the Christian AC chart, while the video for the song has received well over 1,000,000 views online. In December, Peterson will embark on his 16th annual Behold the Lamb of God Christmas Tour.
Behold the Lamb of God Tour Dates:
December 2 – Evansville, IN
December 3 – Knoxville, TN
December 4 – Durham, NC
December 5 – Richmond, VA
December 6 – Birmingham, AL
December 9 – Milford, OH
December 10 – Charlotte, NC
December 11 – Maitland, FL
December 13 – Nashville, TN- Ryman
December 14 – Nashville, TN- Ryman
December 16 – Clinton, MS
December 17 – Longview, TX
December 18 – League City, TX
December 19  – Yukon, OK
December 20 – Austin, TX


Shadowlands Music Recording Artist Offers Fans a First Look at Music Video Version of Hit Single “Together Now” Featuring Tree63’s John Ellis

Shadowlands Music recording artist Jean Watson offers free download of the “Together Now” video from her seventh full-length project, Steady My Gaze, through Pictured (L to R): Watson and Tree63’s John Ellis, who joins her on both the video and Watson’s current radio single. (Jean Watson photo)   

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (November 16, 2015) – Internationally acclaimed singer/songwriter and classically trained violinist Jean Watson will unveil her beautiful new music video “Together Now” today, Monday, November 15, 2015, exclusively on the popular website, The new music video release is in support of her recently released CD, Steady My Gaze, which hit stores on October 9, 2015, through Shadowlands Music and New Day Distribution.

“I am thrilled that NewReleaseToday will be debuting the “Together Now” video that features guest vocals by my friend John Ellis of Tree63,” says Watson. “It is a light-hearted song about the joy of relationship with God and with each other, and the video really captures that joy!”

This marks the second opportunity users of NewReleaseToday have to experience “Together Now.” The music discovery website previously offered a free digital download of Watson’s song, which features guest vocals from Tree63 lead singer John Ellis.
To watch the video, visit

For more information about Watson and Steady My Gaze, visit or like on Facebook at

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About Steady My Gaze:
Steady My Gaze features an abundance of Celtic-infused violin, Watson’s signature haunting vocals, along with the special treat of stellar fret-work from master guitarist, Phil Keaggy and guest vocals from Tree63’s John Ellis.

“I chose Steady My Gaze for the title of my new CD because it reflects my desire to keep my heart focused on the Lord, no matter what is going on,” Watson explains. “The songs on this project express my love for God through passionate words and music! The arrangements are energetic and fresh, and Phil Keaggy’s guitar playing is simply amazing. Having John Ellis of Tree63 sing on one of the songs was such an honor, and Billy Smiley did an amazing job as producer. I hope this new music is as encouraging and fun to listen to as it was for me to make!”
Listeners are immediately greeted by the album’s opener, the joyful, exuberant pop confessional, “Overcome,” as Watson’s fetching vocals are embellished by understated beckoning drums and meandering electronic keys. The joy continues with the driving rhythms and uplifting message of “Together Now,” which features Watson and Tree63’s John Ellis playing tag-team on the lead vocals. The high energy subsides for the more subdued yet equally passionate, acoustic ballad, “Impossibly Beautiful.”
The gentle, bluegrass-tinged title track gives Watson room to expand her emotion-laden vocals as she encourages listeners to allow Christ the freedom to live, move, breathe and come alive in their lives. “Steady My Gaze” segues effortlessly into the sweetly evocative piano ballad, “Speeding Train,” which also features Keaggy’s lush guitar. Watson downshifts to the haunting, introspective, yet encouraging, “I’ll Find You There.”

Watson’s innate energy once again explodes with tightly-focused control on the rocking “Burning Desire.” She continues to channel that control on the gently driving “Against Your Love.” The music takes a delightful, unexpected turn as Watson wraps her signature vocals around the beloved classic hymn, “Be Thou My Vision.” She imbues the song with rich textures and embellishments, making it truly her own.

Joy takes center stage on Watson’s updated, up-tempo version of “Lord of the Dance,” but it is peace that settles over the project’s concluding contemporary hymn, “Trust His Hands.” She closes the project with a lovely, worship-filled acoustic version of “Overcome” that features her own pristine violin and acoustic guitar from Keaggy.

Watson shared songs from Steady My Gaze as the musical guest for Christian Retailing‘s Best Awards during the recent International Christian Retail Show (ICRS) in Orlando, Florida, eliciting an outpouring of accolades from fans and industry insiders alike.

“When Jean was performing/worshipping, I felt a very strong sense of the Holy Spirit,” noted
Christian Retailing’s editor, Christine Johnson. “I was so glad we were able to have such a significant talent and worshipful artist play and sing so beautifully at this year’s
Christian Retailing’s Best awards.”