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September 2022 Music Notes
Colton Dixon’s ‘Build a Boat’ Video Premieres on People.com
PEOPLE.com has exclusively premiered the music video for American Idol finalist and fan favorite Colton Dixon’s latest hit single “Build A Boat,” launching Dixon’s new partnership with Mercy Ships. Read More.
Skillet’s Seth Morrison Welcomes Baby Girl
Skillet‘s guitarist Seth Morrison and his wife Hillary welcomed their first child, daughter June Noelle on August 16, 2022
William Lee Golden and The Goldens Appear at Kentucky Opry on Sept. 3
William Lee Golden and The Goldens to appear at The Kentucky Opry in Draffenville, KY on September 3 at 7 PM. Read more.
Amy Grant Releases Behind the Eyes 25th Anniversary Edition
Exactly 25 years to the day of its original release, six-time GRAMMY® winner Amy Grant has released a very special project: Behind The Eyes (25th Anniversary Expanded Edition).
Amy Grant’s ‘Behind the Eyes’ Celebrates 25 Years
On Septebmer 9, 2022, six-time GRAMMY® winner Amy Grant will revisit her critically acclaimed 1997 album, Behind The Eyes, exactly 25 years to the day of its original release, with a very special project: Behind The Eyes (25th Anniversary Expanded Edition). Featuring the twelve tracks from the original project and more. Read more.
Moriah (Smallbone) to Release Curtain Call
With over 2-million streams as well as appearances on Good Morning America, That Sounds Fun podcast with Annie F. Downs, and I Am Second, MŌRIAH (Smallbone) is releasing a new EP titled Curtain Call, with the first track dropping September 17. Read more.
Inspirational Pop Singer Nedy Releases Video for “Fuel”
Rising Inspirational Pop singer/songwriter Nedy continues to celebrate the release of her latest single, “Fuel” with a colorful lyric video premiered by Guitar Girl Magazine.
Zach Williams Announces New Album
Zach Williams announces the release of his latest album, A Hundred Highways, coming September 30.
Cody Carnes to Release God Is Good Album
GRAMMY®-nominated worship leader Cody Carnes will release his first-ever live recorded album, God is Good!, on September 30th. Read More.
Newsboys Deluxe Edition of STAND Expected in September
Christian music group, Newsboys, is releasing a deluxe edition of their album, STAND on September 23, 2022.
CeCe Winans Tour–First in a Decade
Legendary gospel songstress CeCe Winans recently announced her first national tour in over a decade. The Believe For It tour is sponsored by Compassion International and will be launching Sept. 21 and coming to 21 cities. Read more.
Newsboys Stand (Deluxe) Now Out
Newsboys’ album, STAND (Deluxe) is available now. In this edition, the beloved Christian music group serves up three new recordings, elevating the album to a full 14 tracks.
Expanded Edition of Avalon Worship Project Out Now
The Expanded Edition of the Avalon Worship project released September 30, including a total of sixteen tracks – eleven studio recording and five live recordings.
October 2022 Music Notes
Steven Curtis Chapman’s New Album to Release October 14th
Multi-GRAMMY® Award-winning artist Steven Curtis Chapman has announced the October 14 release of his latest album, Still with pre-orders starting now. Chapman is offering three instant songs – the previously released title track, his current single “Don’t Lose Heart,” and “I’m Alive.”
53rd Annual GMA Dove Awards Date Announced
The 53rd annual GMA Dove Awards are coming up in October. Although the ceremony will take place Oct. 18, 2022, the telecast will be three days later on Oct. 21 at 10 pm CST.
The Gospel Music Association is pleased to announce nominees for the 53rd Annual GMA Dove Awards. Matthew West, Maverick City Music, Anne Wilson, FOR KING + COUNTRY, Phil Wickham Lead Artist Nominations for 53rd Annual GMA Dove Awards. Nominees revealed by Chris Tomlin, Jimmie Allen, Erica Campbell and more in livestream event. Read More.
Chris Tomlin and Erica Campbell Named as 53rd Dove Awards Hosts
Chris Tomlin and Erica Campbell Named 53rd Dove Awards Hosts The Gospel Music Association is pleased to announce Erica Campbell and Chris Tomlin as the hosts for the 53rd Annual GMA Dove Awards. Read more.
53nd Annual GMA Dove Awards Performers Revealed
Who Are the 53nd Annual GMA Dove Awards Performers? Performers include Erica Campbell, Jekalyn Carr, Crowder, Chris Tomlin, Phil Wickham, and Gateway Worship.
MercyMe Fall Tour, New Single
MercyMe Live 2022 Fall Tour Multi-Platinum band MercyMe announces “MercyMe Live 2022,” an arena tour hitting 19 cities this fall and featuring returning special guests Rend Collective and Andrew Ripp. Launching Oct. 20 in Saginaw, Michigan, and concluding Nov. 20 in Norfolk, Virginia. Read more.
MercyMe Plans 11th Studio Release
MercyMe has announced that their 11th studio project, ALWAYS ONLY JESUS, will be available everywhere October 21, 2022.
November 2022 Music Notes
Medical Musical Group to Celebrate Veterans’ Day in Nashville
The renowned Medical Musical Group will celebrate Veterans’ Day in Nashville on Friday, November 10. The Medical Musical Group concert will be Patriotically themed around Veteran’s Day with title, “AN AMERICAN RESURRECTION: Yes, I’ll Rise Again.” Read more.
Josh Turner Debuts First Christmas Special
Josh Turner’s first-ever Christmas Special KING SIZE MANGER will debut on UPtv on November 18 and will also be available on DVD.
December 2022 Music Notes
Phil Wickham’s BEHOLD Christmas Nights Coming to West Coast
Phil Wickham has announced he is presenting his BEHOLD Christmas Nights Christmas tour on the West Coast this December with special guest Anne Wilson
Kennedy Center Announces 45th Class of Honorees Including Amy Grant, Gladys Knight, U2, More
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts recently announced the selection of five Honorees who will receive the 45th Kennedy Center Honors for lifetime artistic achievements: GEORGE CLOONEY, AMY GRANT, GLADYS KNIGHT, TANIA LEÓN, AND U2. The ceremony will take place on Dec. 4. Read more.
Oak Ridge Boys Plan Christmas In Tennessee at Gaylord Opryland
GRAMMY® Award-winning and Country Music Hall of Fame members, The Oak Ridge Boys, will return to the Gaylord Opryland Resort to celebrate the 39th Annual ‘A Country Christmas.’ Read more.
Reggie and Ladye Love Smith Release First Christmas CD
Gaither Music Group has announced the release of the debut Christmas recording from acclaimed vocalists and Gaither Homecoming favorites Reggie & Ladye Love Smith.
Movies & Theater
Billy Graham, the Queen, and the United Kingdom TV Special
The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association announces a new TV special that was just completed about the unexpected friendship between evangelist Billy Graham and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. It will begin airing Sept. 26.
The Mulligan Movie Now Released on DVD/Streaming Platforms
After a successful nationwide theatrical release, Cinedigm is releasing the faith and family film The Mulligan On Demand, Digital and DVD. Starring Eric Close, Pat Boone, Tanya Christiansen.
Johnny Cash: The Redemption of an American Icon in Theaters in Dec.
Fathom Events, Kingdom Story Company, WTA Media, and Harvest Ministries with Greg Laurie have partnered to release “Johnny Cash: The Redemption of an American Icon” in theaters December 5,6 & 7 based on conversations with Cash that have never been heard before.
Lifemark Has Solid Opening Weekend
Lifemark, the inspirational true story of a young man’s journey as he sets out to meet his birth parents has had a big weekend at the box office with solid numbers for its opening weekend.
Kathie Lee Gifford Announces Debut of New Musical, THE WAY
Kathie Lee Gifford announces THE WAY, moving stories from the Bible brought to life on Sept. 1 as you’ve never seen before written by four-time Emmy award-winning TV personality, actress, and best-selling author Gifford and a team of hit songwriters. Read more.
C.S. Lewis on Stage: Further Up & Further In Coming this Fall
From Fellowship for Performing Arts, the producers of The Screwtape Letters, and starring award-winning actor Max McLean, comes the premiere of a dazzling, new theatrical experience that will take you Further Up & Further In the wit and wisdom of C.S. Lewis. Read more.
Reese Witherspoon Promotes New Book at TPAC
Reese Witherspoon will appear at TPAC in Nashville to celebrate the release of her first kids book, BUSY BETTY!
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