- Sovereign Grace Music has gathered 26 songwriters in Louisville, KY this week. They are writing songs for two albums, The Glorious Christ and a Christmas album.
- Former Speer family member Suzan Speer has passed away. She was the daughter of Brock and Faye Speer.
- Rick Elias, a member of Rich Mullins’ Ragamuffin Band, has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith will appear with Elias at a February 2, 2019 benefit concert. The concert, at Christ Community Church in Franklin, TN, will feature songs from The Jesus Record.
- CCM Artist Hollyn got married on New Year’s Eve.
- CCM Artist Mallory Hope welcomed a son on Jan. 3.
- Former All Sons & Daughters member David Leonard announced his debut solo project.
#1 On the Charts
- CCM (Billboard): “You Say” (Lauren Daigle)
- CCM streaming (Billboard): “You Say” (Lauren Daigle)
- Southern Gospel radio (Singing News): “Every Moment, Every Mountain, Every Mile” (The Williamsons)
- Amazon sales: Look Up Child (Lauren Daigle)
- God Has Provided (Mark Trammell Quartet)
- Different Kind of Love (Dave Pittman)
- Church (Gabriel Day)