Christian Music News

  • Crossroads Music Drops New Single
    on October 15, 2021 at 1:00 am

    Today, Crossroads Music released their new single titled "Anything To Bless Your Heart." The single was produced by Dwayne Larring and written by Austin Livingood, Chris Smith, Erica Bostick, and Robbie Reider. "Anything To Bless Your Heart" was penned with a posture of surrender to bless the heart of God. Listen to the new track here. "The song was written with this intent of being available for God's intentions from the moment we wake up until we close our eyes again," Livingood shares. "We want to chase after the things God thinks are worth pursuing. We want to be actively available at all times, through all things." Based on scriptures like Psalm 103, where David speaks to his soul to bless the Lord, "Anything to Bless Your Heart" is an offering of surrender to the plans and purpose of God. "Psalm 103 says, 'Bless[...]

  • Planetshakers Releases New Live Album
    on October 15, 2021 at 1:00 am

    The internationally recognized praise band Planetshakers globally released their new album Revival Live At Chapel today. Available now at all major digital and streaming outlets, the album was recorded live by Planetshakers band with Planetshakers Bible College students surrounding them in-the-round. Residing in Melbourne, Australia, one of the most locked-down cities in the world due to the pandemic, Planetshakers have not been able to meet as a church, and at some points, could not even travel more than a few miles from their homes or leave their house for more than an hour without special government permission. Nevertheless, during these unprecedented restrictions on life as they knew it, the church collectively felt God birth revival in their spirit, and what happened next was deemed nothing short of a miracle. Stepping out in faith when government authorities opened up a window for limited gatherings, Pastor Russell[...]

  • Stars Go Dim Releases Fresh Take on A Holiday Classic
    on October 15, 2021 at 1:00 am

    Curb Word Entertainment's Stars Go Dim heralds the forthcoming holiday season with a fresh take on "The First Noël," bowing today. Bestowing a worshipful bent to the timeless classic, Stars Go Dim's Chris Cleveland adds a soaring chorus he penned with Jeff Pardo, who also produced the track. Cleveland recently gave fans a behind-the-scenes look at the process of arranging and recording the signature song on Instagram. Listen to his elevated version of "The First Noël" here. "'The First Noël' is a song, like I'm sure for a lot of you, that I've heard, sung, and loved since I was a kid," shares Cleveland, who uses Stars Go Dim as his stage moniker. "This Christmas, we wanted to take a song that reminds us of those simple and classic Christmases of our past and reconnect with the story of Christmas in that way.[...]

  • Gungor Returns With New Worship Project
    on October 15, 2021 at 1:00 am

    This week on social media, Gungor announced that they'll be releasing a new worship project. Over the past few years, there's been controversy surrounding the band and their beliefs. Gungor's frontman, Michael Gungor, recently shared the journey he's been on. "Through all of it, here's what I've discovered I really love God. More than anything," Michael shared. "In fact, God is, in a way, the only thing I love because I see God as love. It is God I love when I love my girls. It is God I love when I let go to experience the fullness of the sensations, pleasures, and desires of being alive in and as a body. And when I think about what I want to spend my creative energy on, it's expressing and enjoying the full spectrum of my love of God." Michael went on to say that he'll be[...]

  • Sarah Reeves Releases New Single and Announces Upcoming Christmas Album
    on October 15, 2021 at 1:00 am

    Curb Word Entertainment pop artist/songwriter Sarah Reeves is giving fans an early Christmas present with the arrival of her new single "Go Tell It On The Mountain." The bold, brassy version of the holiday classic combines the unmistakable big band sounds of Bing Crosby and Nat King Cole with the warmth and nostalgia of the Vince Guaraldi Trio. The same vintage charm stretches across all eight selections on More The Merrier, Reeves' brand new Christmas album coming November 12. Listen to "Go Tell It On The Mountain" and pre-order/pre-save More The Merrier here. "I chose 'Go Tell It On The Mountain' because it is a celebration of the Savior's birth, the whole reason why we celebrate Christmas," explains Reeves, who arranged the track with producers Ben Schofield and Mark Campbell. "I had so much fun recording this song. We decided to add some jazzy, classic[...]

  • We Are Messengers Debuts Third Full-Length Album
    on October 15, 2021 at 1:00 am

    Curb Word Entertainment band We Are Messengers debuted their third full-length studio album, Wholehearted. Written and recorded during the global pandemic, Wholehearted features the K-LOVE Fan Award-winning group's current radio single, "Come What May," as well as the previously released tracks "God You Are (feat. Josh Baldwin)" and "Friend Of Sinners." Listen to the brand new 12-song collection here. "Like most artists, our world kinda fell apart when touring got shut down. So we did what every good songwriter should do, we cataloged every feeling imaginable and tried to make sense of a strange new world. We danced in the darkness, wrestled with doubt, reconnected with God in a really authentic way, and found the beauty in the forced simplicity of our lives," explains We Are Messengers frontman Darren Mulligan of the deeply personal LP. "We gave ourselves fully to the process of telling the[...]

  • Chris Tomlin and Hillsong UNITED Announce Co-Headlining Mega Tour
    on October 15, 2021 at 1:00 am

    Today, Premier Productions announced that the multi-platinum selling, multi-award-winning artists Chris Tomlin and UNITED will co-headline their long-awaited 2022 Tomlin UNITED Tour, set to kick off at the Greensboro Coliseum on February 9, 2022. Anticipated to be the biggest Christian music concert of the year, the Tomlin UNITED Tour will welcome thousands of fans each night to worship together and experience songs that have shaped modern faith today. Sponsored by illumiNations, the live worship experience includes 33 dates across the U.S., making stops in major markets including Boston, Los Angeles, Washington D.C., San Francisco, and Miami before ending in Duluth, GA on April 13. Tickets for the Tomlin UNITED Tour will go on sale to the public beginning October 22, 2021. "We really believe this tour is going to be something unforgettable," Chris Tomlin and Joel Houston (UNITED) shared. "We've been trying to do something like[...]

  • Manic Drive's Shawn Cavallo Announces Birth of His Second Son
    on October 14, 2021 at 1:00 am

    On October 7, Manic Drive's Shawn Cavallo and his wife Jen announced the birth of their second son, Kai. Kai was born four weeks early and had some early complications, but Shawn has since let us know that Kai is doing well and will be heading home soon. "Little Kai might be small, but he has a great spirit," Manic Drive posted. "He's really coming through and looks to be home in a couple of days. Thanks to everyone for their love, support, and prayers. He's doing great!" In an era of extravagant pregnancy announcements and gender reveals, Shawn and Jen had the idea to do something different and keep this pregnancy a secret except for close family and friends. Shawn was looking forward to sharing the announcement and broke the news on Instagram the night before Kai was born. Congratulations to the Cavallo[...]

  • Rapper Brea Miles Drops New Video For Latest Single
    on October 14, 2021 at 1:00 am

    Fresh off her single, "Crazy Faith," which features Jor'Dan Armstrong & Heesun Lee, rapper Brea Miles is back to help unlock the power & authority in you! "Spicy" the lead single from her new EP, The Vault 1, will keep the energy going. Brea shares some of her top hits while giving you a taste of what's soon to come! With her dynamic range of sound and style, Brea showcases authentic hip-hop vibes with hard-hitting production to match. The EP has some heavy-hitting features including MC Jin and an all-star lineup of female MCs (Mahogany Jones, Angie Rose, and Mia Hunt) on the women's empowerment anthem, "RTQ." The Vault 1 will keep you motivated to keep moving forward towards your dreams and help keep things "Spicy."[...]

  • Riley Clemmons to Perform on NBC's TODAY
    on October 13, 2021 at 1:00 am

    Riley Clemmons will continue her national morning show takeover with a special performance on the third hour of NBC's TODAY on October 19. She will perform "Stuck Inside My Head" from her album Godsend, which was released earlier this year to critical acclaim. You can tune in on October 19 around 945 am (EST) to watch Riley on NBC's TODAY. "As a little girl, I remember staring in awe at the Capitol Records tower in Los Angeles," shares Riley. "I also have vivid memories of watching the ever-so iconic Today Show from the time I was a kid, leading up to now. To be able to perform a song I wrote on top of that building for the Today show is quite possibly the quintessential dream come true. I'm so grateful and so genuinely excited." Riley Clemmons is a 21-year-old artist from Nashville, TN, who has accumulated[...]

  • Impending Doom Announces Upcoming EP
    on October 13, 2021 at 1:00 am

    The Christian-based death metal band Impending Doom has announced their highly-anticipated EP titled Hellbent. The 5-song EP is slated to release on January 14, 2022. The first single, "Satanic Panic," is set to release on October 15 alongside its accompanying music video. The EP was finished with tracking earlier this year, but the band never announced a release date until recently, making this EP long-awaited. After three years since their last record, Sin & Doom Volume II, fans of death metal music won't wait much longer. For more information on Impending Doom's upcoming album, click here. Keep an eye on NewReleaseToday.com to stay up-to-date on the latest information regarding their new project.[...]

  • Maddie Rey Announces Amazon-Exclusive Expanded Edition of Bestselling Book
    on October 13, 2021 at 1:00 am

    Christian recording artist, author, speaker, and influencer Maddie Rey is set to share an expanded edition of her bestselling book, DWELL Empowering The Next Generation To Live The Life God Intended, on November 16, exclusively on Amazon. The revised version, slated to include new additional chapters, builds on Rey's personal mission. As a pastor's kid, she's seen many of her friends who grew up in church grow up to be adults who leave the church. Based on Psalm 274, DWELL is her response to this alarming problem as she shares her testimony, addresses the issues plaguing her generation, and provides step-by-step instructions on how to stay planted in the local church even when you feel like abandoning it altogether. "Growing up as a church kid, you often feel like you don't have[...]

  • Jeremy Rosado Wins Over Jershika Maple on 'The Voice'
    on October 13, 2021 at 1:00 am

    Jeremy Rosado and Jershika Maple performed a stunning version of Justin Bieber's "Hold On," showcasing their unbelievable vocal talent on The Voice. "Wow, I don't know that we've ever had battles this good before," Blake Shelton said after their performance. "This is fun to just sit here and watch!" Ariana Grande added, "What an incredible performance. You're both such powerhouse vocalists!" Over the first few weeks of this season, several of the judges have made comments about the level of talent of the show. With elevated talent, tighter editing, and unbelievable technical production, The Voice has reached new levels of excellence. Even the band does song after song of flawless performances with A-List studio players. The rehearsals have been fun to watch with the band, the celebrity coaches, and guest coaches Kristin Chenowith, Jason Aldean, Camila Cabello, and others. Jeremy Rosado was genuinely shocked with a win[...]

  • Daniel Macal of Sidewalk Prophets Marries Sadie Lynn
    on October 12, 2021 at 1:00 am

    This week on social media, Sidewalk Prophets announced that their guitar player Daniel Macal just got married to his fianceé, Sadie Lynn. "Well, it happened... Big Dan just got married, and we could not be more excited," Sidewalk Prophets shared. "Congrats Daniel and Sadie." You can share your congratulations with Daniel and Sadie now on social media! In addition to the news of Daniel getting married, Sidewalk Prophets also recently shared that they'll be going on tour this December for their annual Great Big Family Christmas tour. For more information and tickets, click here.[...]

  • EXCLUSIVE VIDEO Teach A Generation With Maddie Rey Episode 2 Premieres
    on October 11, 2021 at 1:00 am

    NewReleaseToday is premiering the second episode of our new exclusive video devotional series, Teach A Generation, hosted by Christian recording artist, author, and evangelist, Maddie Rey. "As Christians, we have to make it a priority to dwell and remain in God's house, and also to stay strong in our relationship with God," explains Maddie. "At times, it can be difficult to stay in that place and not be pulled away by the things of the world. When we look to the Word of God we see the answer of how to stay strong in our faith. We have to inquire of God and He has to be our source and the first thing that we run to when we are in need or have questions." "When we intentionally make God's voice the loudest voice in[...]

  • for KING & Country Announces Fourth Studio Album and Spring Tour
    on October 11, 2021 at 1:00 am

    Today on social media, the GRAMMY Award-winning duo for KING & COUNTRY announced that their fourth studio album is set to release on March 11. The album is titled What Are We Waiting For? and is available now for pre-order. "As we were finishing up one of our last drive-in shows of 2020, we had this vision-like urge that we needed to go back into the studio and work on new music," for KING & COUNTRY shared. "And so from January to this last week, we've been working on this new project. We've made records before in busses and dressing rooms and at shows, but what's been particularly beautiful about this one is that we were able to be home, taking everything we have walked through over the last year and writing it into 13 songs." In addition to the announcement of[...]

  • Jamie Kimmett Gives An Update on His Recovery
    on October 10, 2021 at 1:00 am

    Over the weekend on GoFundMe, singer/songwriter Jamie Kimmett updated fans on his recovery. Eight weeks ago, Jamie was involved in a major car accident, with doctors describing the fact he survived as remarkable. "I am happy to say that my breathing and chest pain has greatly improved since the accident," Jamie shared. "The majority of lacerations and bruising are now mostly healed--my teeth and jaw feel normal again. Praise God! That's the good news. Sadly, after 8 weeks, I am still unable to play guitar or have full use of my left hand due to the injuries on my thumb and a deep cut between my index and middle finger... I appreciate your prayers, and I'm still believing God for a full recovery." Jamie went on to say that he's hoping to repay his fans soon with new music and a free online concert once[...]

  • Reach Records Releases New Music Video
    on October 10, 2021 at 1:00 am

    On September 22, Reach Records' Wande and independent rapper Porsha Love released the music video for their Summer '21 Playlist single, "Don't Worry Bout It." To date, the video has been viewed over 90,000 times. The two ladies have known each other since 2013, anxious to collaborate ever since. "The video represents an inside look into the personal lives of Porsha and myself," Wande shared. "We're both very lively women, love pink, and love hair and makeup. We bring holy girl glam to hip-hop." The video has received an abundance of praise from parents, noting that Wande is a positive female role model in hip-hop. You can watch the video here.[...]

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