• Barry Rowland and Deliverance has moved from Crossroads to Butler Music Group.
  • Absolutely Gospel has announced their 2019 Ovation Award nominees.
  • Southern Gospel artist Matt Felts has joined CCM artist Carman’s ministry team, as road manager and publicist.
  • CeCe Winans is hosting a radio documentary, “Gospel Roots of Rock and Roll,” for NPR in February
  • The Collingsworth Family announced a new event, Inspiration Encounter. This event will be held at Answers in Genesis’ Ark Encounter this fall. It will feature Ken Ham, the Booth Brothers, Greater Vision, the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir, and comedian Dennis Swanberg. The Collingsworth Family also plans to record a live DVD at this event. It is scheduled to be the debut event at the Ark Encounter’s new Performing Arts Center.

#1 On the Charts

  • CCM (Billboard): “Who You Say I Am” (Hillsong Worship)
  • 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)

Releasing Friday (1/18/19)

  • Native Tongue (Switchfoot)
  • Living Hope (The House Sessions) (Phil Wickham)
  • Rain, Part 1 (Planetshakers)
  • WOW Gospel 2019 (Various Artists)
  • Behold (Stephen Miller)
  • Clean (Michael Bahn)
  • Homecoming Artists Sing The Songs Of Bill & Gloria Gaither (Gaither Homecoming Series)
  • Near To The Heart: Cherished Hymns And Songs Of Inspiration (Tiffany Coburn)
  • O Great Love (A Best Of Collection) (Robbie Seay Band)

Worth Reading

  • CCM Magazine interviews Andrew Ripp about his new collaboration with Chris Rice, Songs We Wrote on Tuesdays.