Featuring: Jonas Brothers, Delirious?, Kari Jobe, Chris Sligh, Ryan Seacrest, Fantasia, Ruben Studdard, Taylor Hicks, Jordin Sparks, Carrie Underwood, David Cook, Justin Guarini, David Archuleta, Brooke White, Melinda Doolittle, Ace Young, Mandisa, Bucky Covington, Josh Gracin, Diana DeGarmo, After Edmund, TobyMac, Chris Tomlin, George Beverly Shea, Jonas Brothers, Dolly Parton, Michael W. Smith, Dr. Bobby Jones, the Dixie Hummingbirds, Melinda Doolittle, Mary Mary, Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir, Blind Boys of Alabama, Tye Tribbett, Michael W. Smith
The Jonas Brothers’ new 3-d concert experience movie opens Friday, February 27. They will appear on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on Tuesday night, February 24. More Jonas Brothers at Barbara Walters Interview the Jonas Brothers
2/19/09 The UK-based, RIAA Certified Gold-selling, GRAMMY-nominated and Dove Award winning band Delirious? releases its live CD/DVD, My Soul Sings, March 16 on Sparrow Records. Known as forerunners of the modern worship movement and as one of the industry’s best live bands, Delirious? recorded its brand new live CD/DVD in front of 12,000 fans in Bogotá, Columbia, South America.
New Integrity Music/Gateway Create artist Kari Jobe enjoys the No. 1 CD at Christian retail and the top-selling spot for a week on iTunes Christian album sales chart. Kari Jobe, which sold more than 11,552 units in its first week of sales, according to Nielsen SoundScan, also marks the highest Christian and gospel music debut by a new artist since Mandisa’s first CD release in 2007.
2/12/9 Tonight, February 12th, Chris Sligh will join Ryan Seacrest, Fantasia, Ruben Studdard, Taylor Hicks, Jordin Sparks, Carrie Underwood, David Cook, Justin Guarini, David Archuleta, Brooke White, Melinda Doolittle, Ace Young, Mandisa, Bucky Covington, Josh Gracin, Diana DeGarmo and many more as part of what is being called the largest gathering of American Idol Winners and finalists to date as they join together to celebrate the opening of Walt Disney World’s newest attraction, The American Idol Experience. The evening will culminate with a concert featuring Carrie Underwood and David Cook.
2/11/9 Congratulations to TobyMac on his Grammy win Sunday night! Toby’s Alive and Tranpsorted live CD/DVD won for Best Rock or Rap Gospel Album!
2/10/9 Slanted Records’ band After Edmund attended the 51st Annual GRAMMY® Awards and its surrounding events this past weekend. The band was nominated for Best Rock or Rap Gospel Album for its debut, HELLO.
2/3/9 Three-time GRAMMY® nominee Chris Tomlin recently kicked off his “HELLO LOVE TOUR” in a big way, performing to over 40,000 fans in just the first 10 dates alone. Also featuring Israel Houghton and New Breed, markets including Baltimore, Newark, Hershey, Grand Rapids and Philadelphia have all reported capacity and/or sold out crowds.
2/1/9 Legendary Gospel soloist George Beverly Shea marked his 100th birthday tonight. Longtime friends, evangelist Billy Graham, music director Cliff Barrows and gospel music legends Bill and Gloria Gaither attended the private event, hosted at the Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove in Asheville, N.C.
On the weekend of February 27 – March 1, the Jonas Brothers in partnership with Disney are releasing a 3D movie that is launching their world tour and new CD. The Jonas Brothers are making 2009 a year in which they do everything with their fans. To that end, they have established an interactive web site: ww.FanFamilyExperience.com. The movie (rated G) — which they hope will be the largest 3D opening in film history — is a wonderful family outing to look forward to, youth group outing to plan for, and general cultural event worth noting.
Dolly Parton, Michael W. Smith, Dr. Bobby Jones, the Dixie Hummingbirds and producer Lari Goss were inducted into the Gospel Music Association Foundation’s Gospel Music Hall of Fame in February.
Melinda Doolittle’s Debut Album Coming Back to You, an eclectic mix of blues, classic R&B and jazz, drops Feb. 3, 2009. The first single, “It’s Your Love” is available for purchase on iTunes and some of the proceeds will go to Malaria No More. Keep updated about Melinda’s career at www.melindasbackups.com which is a web site owned by Melinda Doolittle. Melinda’s Backups is a non-profit supportive association inspired by Melinda and authorized by her to operate this web site on behalf of her fans.
When the GRAMMY nominations were announced last night, Columbia/Integrity Music’s Mary Mary earned three nominations and joined Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir, Blind Boys of Alabama and Tye Tribbett whose Integrity projects will be up for music’s highest honor on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2009, at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on CBS TV.
Opryland Hotel is promoting an intimate weekend with Michael W. Smith right here in his hometown. Packages include 2 nights at the Resort, a Valentine’s dinner and concert, admission to see Michael perform on the Grand Ole Opry stage, a reception and dance with Michael as DJ, and a powerful Sunday worship service. Valentine’s Weekend with Michael W. Smith, February 13-15, 2009
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