Old Fashioned releases Valentine’s Day

July 30, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

A Valentine’s weekend box office “David versus Goliath” is shaping up, as indie film, Old Fashioned, will go toe-to-toe with the release of Fifty Shades of Grey. Old Fashioned is a faith-based romantic drama that “tells a love story that takes the idea of godly romance seriously,” says

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Battistelli releases second single

July 30, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Dove Award-winning artist Francesca Battistelli released her second single, “He Knows My Name,” from her No. 1-selling studio album, If We’re Honest (Fervent Records). Her first single from the album, “Write Your Story,” is a No. 1 hit. “He Knows My Name” will also become the second music video from If We’re Honest.

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Grant remixes old favorites

July 30, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Amy Grant’s biggest hits have been remixed and will be released Aug. 19 on the album, In Motion: The Remixes. The remix of Grant’s hit song, “Baby, Baby” reached 19 on Billboard’s Hot Club Play Chart this week. In addition to “Baby, Baby,” Grant’s remix album includes “Every Heartbeat” and “That’s What Love Is For.”

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Jars of Clay celebrates 20 years

July 24, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Popular Christian rock band Jars of Clay celebrates a 20-year career with a recording of 20 intimate, acoustic versions of songs chosen by fans. The album, 20, includes two songs, recorded live, from each award-winning studio album. Two new songs are also included. The album can be pre-ordered on vinyl, CD, or as a digital download.

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Jesus Culture signs copyright admin deal

July 24, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Christian Copyright Solutions (CCS) will provide copyright management for Jesus Culture’s worship song catalog, under a new music-administration agreement. Online licensing for Jesus Culture songs and sound recordings is available through CCS’s INDIEadmin service.  

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New Haven signs Chuck Wagon Gang

July 24, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

The oldest mixed gospel recording group, the Church Wagon Gang, signed with New Haven Records. Chuck Wagon Gang has 80 years and $40 million in album sales to its credit. Upcoming releases from the group include a CD, Meeting in Heaven, and an accompanying DVD, America’s Gospel Singers.

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Hallmark debuts film based on Diann Hunt novel

July 16, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

A film based on the novel For Better or For Worse by the late Diann Hunt will air 9 p.m. EDT July 19. The film stars Kim Fields and Lisa Whelchel, of the hit TV series The Facts of Life. Hunt passed away Nov. 29, 2013 after her battle with cancer. Friends and family will host a red carpet event at her home in remembrance of her and to raise donations for the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund.

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Family Force 5 joins Newsboys on tour

July 16, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Music from their new studio album, Time Stands Still, will be featured in Family Force 5’s upcoming tour with Newsboys and 7eventh Time Down, beginning in Memphis, TN Sept. 18 and ending in Youngstown, OH Nov. 16. Family Force 5 also will continue its current summer tours, including Sonshine Festival (July 17, Willmar, MN), Water for Africa (July 26, Atlanta, GA), Creation Northwest (Aug. 2, Kennewick, WA), Rock the Desert (Aug. 8-9, Midland, TX), and more. See tour schedule for details.

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Thousand Foot Krutch launches album single

July 16, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

“Born This Way” is the debut radio single from Thousand Foot Krutch’s studio album, OXYGEN:INHALE, set to release Aug. 26 (Fuel Music). The heart of the album, in front man Trevor McNevan’s words, is a matter of O2 intake. “[It’s] your willingness, your decision as an individual to say ‘alright, I trust You to breathe through me,’ believing that there’s more to life.”

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About A Mile releases debut album

July 16, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Three brothers comprising About A Mile released their self-titled album this week (Word Entertainment). From CBA Retailers+Resources review: “It takes a unique style of musicianship and a rare attitude of worship to pull listeners in long enough to stay for 12 tracks.

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