Industry News: September


Kathryn E. Darden
Sep 24, 2007



Indelible Creative Group Releases 3:16: Songs of Hope CD and DVD

Indelible Creative Group announces the release of two companion media products to Max Lucado’s latest book, 3:16: The Numbers of Hope. The CD and DVD arrived in stores on Sept. 11, part of Lucado’s plan to replace 9/11 – The Numbers of Terror with 3:16: The Numbers of Hope. The projects are part of an unprecedented product launch from Lucado’s publisher (Thomas Nelson), which includes a shipment exceeding one-million copies for the book’s initial run.

9/15/7 Salem Publishing Buys CMCentral

Salem Publishing, a division of Salem Communications Corporation, announced yesterday its acquisition of, a Christian music Web site based in Nashville, Tennessee, just six months after its acquisition of The media giant now owns,,, and with this acquisition,

9/14/7 Carried Away Snags Four Covenant Awards Nominations

Canadian trio Carried Away snagged four nominations last night for GMA Canada’s 29th Annual Covenant Awards to be held October 26th in Calgary, Alberta. Carried Away took a break from their current North American tour with JUMP5 to help announce the nominations in Brampton, Ontario on September 11th. The group was nominated for Pop/Contemporary Song of the Year ("I Want You"), Song of the Year ("Mystery"), Seasonal Song of the Year ("Soaring Trough the Sky") and Group of the Year, alongside downhere, High Valley, Relient K and Starfield.

9/1/7 Shane & Shane, Superchick, and Jars of Clay make appearances on The Remix

The Remix is heading into its second season this September 15th on the NRB Network with big names. Shane & Shane, Daniel Kirkley, Jaime Jamgochian, Superchick, Jake Smith, Jars of Clay, and more. The launch date for the new season of The Remix on the NRB Network is September 15th. The NRB is available on DIRECTV channel 378. The JCTV Network will then begin airing the second season of The Remix on September 21st.

Former Kutless Members Create Label

Following their departure from the platinum-selling band Kutless, founding member Kyle Mitchell and bass player Kyle Zeigler announced the first project release under their new label imprint, Verbatim Records, based in Vancouver, WA. Newcomer Logan Martin's debut CD Colorless will release nationwide via Infinity Distribution Sept. 25, 2007. Verbatim hasn’t yet announced further 2007 releases, but they’ve confirmed there are a number of other artists and bands in the production process.

Todd Agnew Presents Better Questions Tour with World Vision

Ardent/INO Records artist Todd Agnew announced plans to partner with World Vision for his headline tour this fall, promoting his latest project, Better Questions. Agnew’s partnership with World Vision kicked off with a recent trip to Zimbabwe.

The Pages Tour 2007

Best-selling Inpop Records duo Shane & Shane and BEC Records’ artist/producer/composer Bebo Norman announce the dates for the “Pages Tour 2007” that features special guest and Sparrow Records artist Shawn McDonald. The tour launched Aug. 21, seven days before the release of Shane & Shane’s first studio album in nearly three years, Pages, and travels to over 45 cities, including such major markets as Miami, Minneapolis/St. Paul, San Diego, Phoenix, St. Louis and more before wrapping up Nov. 17 in Atlanta, GA.

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