This week, the new kid on the block in the way of songs is the new tune from Mary Mary's Erica Campbell with special guest Lecrae.
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A reader writes - "I have been a longtime fan of Mark Lowry and was so disappointed to hear that he had left the Gaither Vocal Band. What is he doing now?"
Answer - Mark is busy appearing with other southern Gospel groups and solo artists while making some solo appearances himself.
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Brian Free and Assurance are celebrating their single, "Say Amen," with a contest. They are inviting fans to share their "amen stories" - sharing how God has worked wonders in their lives. The winner will see their story come to life in a music video for the song as well as getting a copy of the video itself and the new album.
The contest runs until April 15, 2014. To enter, e-mail your story to email@example.com. Brian Free and Assurance and Daywind Music Group will select and announce the winner on Friday, April 18, 2014.
How amazing would it be to have one of the top Southern Gospel groups share your God moment with the world?
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On June 9, 2014, Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock musical, Jesus Christ Superstar, will kick off its largest North American arena tour in its 40 year history. With a star-studded cast of names like Brandon Boyd (Incubus), JC Chasez (*NSYNC), Michelle Williams (Destiny's Child), John Lydon and Ben Forster, the music promises to be amazing. But what of the premise behind the musical? For years, many Christians would not go see a performance because a.) the writers look liberties with the events in the last week of Jesus' life and b.) the Resurrection is not included.
What are your thoughts? Do you think it's OK to go see the musical because you know the difference between the Gospels and fiction or do you believe that turning the last week of our Lord's life into a musical is too much? Share your thoughts in the comments section below.
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Are you ready for new music? This week four new songs hit the charts! Listen for great tunes from Newsboys, Mali Music, JJ Weeks Band and Rend Collective.
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Ringtones are big business and a great way to hear snippets of your favorite songs anytime your phone rings. Of course, if you are extremely popular and your phone rings off of the hook, it can also be a great way to burn out on a song rather quickly!
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My husband is fond of saying, "You can't kill rock 'n roll" and over the years, he's been proven to be right. Top Christian rockers like Switchfoot and Sanctus Real represent the guys with Superchick and Natalie Grant representing the ladies of rock.
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The Kentucky Derby Festival is a month-long party leading up to the most famous two minutes in horse racing. Every spring, around 1.5 million people gather together to celebrate the season and the race.
Since 1956, the Pegasus Parade that started it all has grown to an extravaganza that offers nearly 70 special events, generating over $125 million in revenue for the local economy and over a quarter of a million for charities.
The Celebration Sunday with 88.5 WJIE of 2014 will feature Audio Adrenaline, Kutless, Finding Favour, Shine Bright Baby and Carrollton. Kicking off on April 27th at 5:00 pm, admission is free with a 2014 Pegasus Pin ($5 each).
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One of the best things about being a fan of Christian music is the fact that no matter what style of music you enjoy in the mainstream world, you can find it in the Christian world. From Jeremy Camp's rock and worship songs to MercyMe's pop songs to Ray Boltz's CCM songs to tobyMac's rap songs and beyond, there is a style of music for every fan to enjoy!
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Today is the last Tuesday of March which means it's the last release day of new music for the month and then it's on to April. I'm pretty pumped about Kari Jobe's new live project (which hit stores today). How about you?
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