Christian Music News

  • Skillet Announces Fall Tour
    on June 22, 2021 at 1:00 am

    Recently on social media, Skillet announced that they'll be hitting the road this fall with ADELITAS WAY on The Aftermath Tour. The tour will be hitting 24 cities across the United States this September and October. "We're back and ready to rock! The Aftermath Tour with special guests ADELITAS WAY is coming to a city near you this fall," Skillet shared. "Who's coming?" Tickets will go on sale this Friday. A list of tour dates is below. September 12 Chicago, IL September 14 Cleveland, OH September 15 Albany, NY September 18 Sayreville, NJ September 19 Silver Spring, MD September 21 Norfolk, VA September 22 Raleigh, NC September 25 Atlanta, GA September 28 Dallas, TX September 29 Houston, TX October 1 San Antonio, TX October 2 Oklahoma City, OK October 5 Colorado[...]

  • Chris Greenwood's New Book Goes #1 on Amazon
    on June 22, 2021 at 1:00 am

    Earlier this month, Manafest's lead singer Chris Greenwood released a new book titled, How to Write and Release Your First Song Songwriting Secrets from an Award-Winning Artist. Over the weekend, the book hit #1 on Amazon in the music business category. Chris's new book is a guide to help artists write, record, release, and market their first song to a global stage. "With over 20 years experience in the industry, both as a signed artist and an independent musician, Chris shares his incredible experience as a songwriter and hit-maker on the pages of this book," the book description shares. How to Write and Release Your First Song is available now on Amazon. You can click here to buy a copy.[...]

  • Jenny & Tyler Release Personal Single
    on June 21, 2021 at 1:00 am

    Acclaimed folk/pop husband & wife duo Jenny & Tyler have returned with their very personal single, "Part of Me," inspired by their two oldest daughters, Jane and Sara. The song was penned by the duo's Jenny Somers while processing her children's response to the events and challenges that have marked the past year. "One day Jane and Sara left school and without warning never went back," says Jenny, recalling the uncertainty at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. "They didn't have a chance to say goodbye to their teachers and friends. They didn't get to go to their friend's birthday parties or have parties of their own. Dance class became virtual. Everything changed. Emotions ran high at home as they tried to navigate their grief and anxiety as young children." "Jane, who turns 8 next month, was particularly affected," Jenny continues. "Suddenly, she realized that[...]

  • VIDEO PREMIERE Boiling Point Monuments
    on June 21, 2021 at 1:00 am

    Minnesota rock band, Boiling Point, is gearing up for their new album, Hope Lives Here, to be released on Friday, June 25. The band is dropping a new single and lyric video on NewReleaseToday and you can watch it below. "Monuments" is the 2nd single from Boiling Point's Hope Lives Here mini-series/music project. The song serves as a reminder to be conscious of the decisions we make today because our choices resonate throughout history. Follow the band on Facebook, Instagram, or their official site.[...]

  • VIDEO PREMIERE Trampolines Drop New Video For Upstream
    on June 21, 2021 at 1:00 am

    Pop/EDM duo Trampolines is releasing a new music video for their latest single, "Upstream." The video features lots of summer pool vibes that are perfect for this time of the year. Be the first to see it below right here on NewReleaseToday! "This is a song about being different, going against the grain and against the flow of the world, about God calling us to stand out," shares band member Lane Terzieff. "We have opportunities to do that every day with how we love people and the joy they see in us." 'Upstream' was written over the course of a year and on 3 different continents," continues Terzieff. "It started at the beginning of 2020 when we wrote the lyrics over Zoom with Nick Schwarz who's worked on co-writes with Cain and Unspoken. He was at home in[...]

  • John Waller Releases Duet with Daughter Sophee
    on June 20, 2021 at 1:00 am

    The accomplished singer, songwriter, husband, and father of 10 children, John Waller has released his new single "What My Father Does" at digital and streaming outlets everywhere. The rousing anthem leading into 2021's Father's Day weekend, the song introduces the recording and video debut of Waller's 16-year-old daughter, Sophee Waller, and will be featured on Waller's sixth full-length studio album, A Family Thing, slated to release this fall. Teaming with longtime friend/video director Bill Sammons, John and Sophee traveled to Rehoboth Beach, DE to record a live video performance of "What My Father Does" along with a full studio orchestra. "This uplifting anthem showcases a positive, all-embracing message and the pair combine fantastic vocals for a showcase of spirit," says Parade in the feature premiere of the video. "The video focuses all of this energy with a beautiful portrayal of love[...]

  • Colton Dixon Talks With PEOPLE.COM
    on June 20, 2021 at 1:00 am

    Continuing their extensive coverage of his family story, PEOPLE.COM has spoken with American Idol alum Colton Dixon about celebrating his first Father's Day with his ten-month-old identical twin miracle girls, Dior and Athens. Dixon told PEOPLE that the past year with his little ones has been incredible, and he is so thankful for the extra time he's had with them at home due to the coronavirus pandemic. "I never really understood what parents meant, when they're like, 'Man, I didn't realize I could love someone so much,'" he admitted. "But then you have kids and you go, 'Oh my gosh. I would literally do anything. There's nothing I wouldn't do for them.' " On July 9, Dixon will give an exclusive performance of his latest single, "Made to Fly" during Good Morning America's afternoon program, GMA3's Faith Friday segment, which will also be shown[...]

  • Jess Soccorsi Signs to Curb Word Music Publishing
    on June 20, 2021 at 1:00 am

    Recently it was announced that up and coming singer/songwriter Jess Soccorsi has signed a songwriting deal with Curb Word publishing. "I couldn't be happier to join Curb Word Music Publishing as a songwriter," Jess posted on Instagram. "This has been a journey guys, but I can say God has been so faithful." You can share your congratulations with Jess now on her social media pages! Jess Soccorsi is a multi-genre singer/songwriter who moved to Nashville in 2015 to pursue Christian music. Jess Soccorsi is a multi-genre singer/songwriter who moved to Nashville in 2015 to pursue Christian music. Originally from West Virginia, Jess lived in the beautiful state of Colorado for years writing primarily worship and pop music. She spent most of her time leading worship, traveling abroad, helping equip other worship leaders and writers. Later studying music for a year in London, UK, Jess[...]

  • Shaylee Simeone Expecting Baby Girl
    on June 20, 2021 at 1:00 am

    Over the weekend, worship artist Shaylee Simeone announced on social media that she and her husband Ryan are expecting their second child, a baby girl due this November. "It's official, Baby GIRL O'Neill is making her debut this November!! It's all happening," Shaylee posted on Instagram. "We're crazy excited and can't wait to meet her!" In addition, earlier this month Shaylee released a new single called "Ever Closer." The official lyric video for the song was recently released, and you can watch it by clicking here. You can share your congratulations with Shaylee and her husband Ryan now on Instagram![...]

  • Amy Grant Announces Fall Tour
    on June 19, 2021 at 1:00 am

    Six-time GRAMMY Award-winner, Amy Grant, has announced her 2021 fall tour. She will be playing songs from the 30th-anniversary edition of her iconic album, Heart In Motion, which will release on July 9. For the past two weeks, physical pre-orders and fan bundles via AmyGrant.com have been available, and this week digital pre-orders have launched with the instant grat track, "Don't Ever Want To Lose It (Wind In the Fire)." After canceling all remaining tour dates in 2020 when COVID-19 hit, Grant is incredibly excited to visit 39 cities this fall, including Denver, Houston, Spokane, Baltimore, Phoenix (Chandler, AZ.), and two Los Angeles area shows in Beverly Hills and Anaheim. Featuring her full band, the set will include songs that span Grant's four-decade-long career, including hits from Heart In Motion to celebrate its milestone anniversary. See tour dates below and visit AmyGrant.com for details.[...]

  • VIDEO PREMIERE 7 Hills Worship Found A Love
    on June 17, 2021 at 1:00 am

    The collective of 7 Hills Worship is premiering their acoustic video for "Found A Love" today on NewReleaseToday. "Found a Love was written for those in a season of difficulty or searching," shares Kaelob Mecum, Worship Arts Pastor of 7 Hills Church. "It is the realization that God is and always has been with us. Through every hardship, trial, worry, He has always been there. We find love through our relationship with Jesus. In and through that relationship, we ourselves are found. We hope that this song reaches every walk of life, but especially those who feel broken, lost, distant, or in need." Follow 7 Hills Worship on Facebook and Instagram.[...]

  • The Gray Havens Launch New Podcast
    on June 17, 2021 at 1:00 am

    As a way to give listeners more insight into the inspiration behind their music and the songwriting/recording process, The Gray Havens recently launched The Gray Havens Podcast. The new podcast currently features six episodes that accompany the first six songs released from their forthcoming Blue Flower album. The podcast is available now on top podcast platforms including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcasts, and others. The Blue Flower album is scheduled to release October 8. Each song from the album will have a dedicated episode in which The Gray Havens frontman, David Radford, takes listeners on a deep dive into the inspiration and making of the song. "David is a natural at podcasting and helps listeners feel comfortably intrigued as he peels back the intricate layers of the songs," The Gray Havens' manager, Keith Stancil shares. "Even though I had an inside perspective during[...]

  • Brandon Camphor and OneWay Release Acapella
    on June 17, 2021 at 1:00 am

    As the nation recognizes Black Music Month, an annual celebration of Black Music and its creators, celebrated in June, there is one song that embodies the culture and heritage of African-American struggle and hope in America. That song, "Lift Every Voice and Sing," more commonly known as The Black National Anthem, is a mainstay during Black History Month and rallies and protests calling for an end to racial injustice. Brandon Camphor & OneWay (BC1Way), a dynamic young vocal quartet (made up of Brandon Camphor, Julia McMillan, Angela Jones, and Fred Cleveland), are insuring with their new rendition that "Lift Every Voice and Sing" is on every playlist for Black Music Month as well. The inspirational vocal group has released an acapella rendition of "Lift Every Voice and Sing," that reintroduces the song to new generations. "'Lift Every Voice and Sing' has been covered by so[...]

  • HolyName Signs to Facedown Records
    on June 16, 2021 at 1:00 am

    The new heavy worship band (or as they term themselves, Holy Drone⁣ Violent Worship), HolyName, has signed to Facedown Records. They have already released two singles, "Meet Me Somewhere Quiet" and "Fall On Your Knees." Their third single, "Perpetua" was released in conjunction with the announcement of signing to the label. "We are excited to announce that we have joined the Facedown Records family. We are honored to be a part of this legacy." HolyName shared. HolyName is led by a former Facedown Records alumni, Tommy Green of the band Sleeping Giant. Facedown Records is a fitting home for the new band. We are waiting for news about a full-length album or EP. Keep an eye out on NewReleaseToday.com to stay up-to-date on HolyName. "We're excited to introduce you all to HolyName," Facedown Records shared on Facebook. "The brand new[...]

  • Earth Groans Announces Fall Tour
    on June 16, 2021 at 1:00 am

    Solid State Records' hardcore band, Earth Groans, is going on tour this September. They are touring with the metalcore band In Search Of Solace, signed to Sharptone Records. The tour is called The Back Again Tour and is hitting the midwest and eastern U.S. primarily. The tour will take place during September with 15 nights booked, including some festivals. Earth Groans has been with Solid State Records for a long time now and they have quickly become a fan favorite. Their chaotic, hardcore music is infused with biblical themes and messages while still bringing relatable and honest lyrics. This chaotic sound transfers to an energetic live performance that you won't want to miss. Earth Groans released their first EP, Renovate, in 2017. This was followed by the EP Rehab, in 2018. Then, in 2020, they released two EPs titled Prettiest of Things and Waste. This year, they released[...]

  • Laura Hackett Park Releases Short Film
    on June 15, 2021 at 1:00 am

    Worship leader and recording artist, Laura Hackett Park, has released a unique video project called The Secret Place. Filmed at the International House of Prayer's Global Prayer Room, where Laura has served as a worship leader for several years, the 20-minute short film is a live devotional video featuring five of Laura's original worship songs. Before each performance, Laura gives background commentary to contextualize how the song was written and it's meaning. She sits down at a keyboard to play and sing to God in an empty room, creating the atmosphere of a "secret place," personal conversation with God, with both her lyrics and the visuals from this project. More than just a series of performances, this short film is an invitation for viewers to join in with Laura in deeply personal worship to God. The Secret Place short film is a companion to her[...]

  • Bri Babineaux Expecting Baby Boy
    on June 15, 2021 at 1:00 am

    Recently on social media, Bri Babineaux shared that she and her husband Keelson Fontenot are expecting their first child due in November, a baby boy. "We are so overjoyed to be welcoming a baby boy," Bri posted. "Everyone kept asking me what I wanted and my response was a healthy baby. What a legacy to share with you, Keelson. To have your last name carried. I love you both beyond me. I am one lucky mama!" You can share your congratulations with Bri and Keelson now on Facebook or Instagram![...]

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