Nashville News


Kathryn E. Darden
Sep 30, 2001

Steven Curtis Chapman was named along with Rosie O'Donnell, Dave Thomas, and 133 regional honorees who were scheduled to receive the congressional award on September 11, to recognize their pro-adoption efforts. Chapman's music video "When Love Takes You In" premieres at the event. Chapman and his wife adopted a daughter from China and created a foundation to help others adopt.

Essential Records' new pop group True Vibe received a warm reception by the multitude of teens participating recently in two Radio Disney Live! World Tour 2001 events. The tour featured True Vibe in concert at the 25,000-person capacity Tweeter Center in Philadelphia and the 17,500-person capacity PNC Bank Art Center in New York (Holmdel, NJ) along with artists such as A*Teens, The Baha Men and Krystal. Other high profile events featuring True Vibe include the group's appearances at major shopping malls in conjunction with The CoverGirl Model Experience Contest.

Nicole C. Mullen recently performed on "At Home Live"(Family Net TV) as part of her nationwide promotional tour for last week's "Talk About It" album release. Other highlights include "brown bag" concert performances to packed- out venues, numerous in-store appearances and drive time radio spots.

Grab an insider's look as Rachael Lampa's first book, Rachael Lampa Backstage Exclusive, releases this month on Tommy Nelson publishing. And if seeing is believing, catch Rachael out on the 40-city Rebecca St. James "Wait For Me" Tour along with Tree 63.

Sierra's newest member, Marianne Adams, has announced that she, too, will soon be a parent.

Jaci Velasquez was recently interviewed by E! Television. Other media hits include a feature in December's Tiger Beat Magazine and the New York Times' 'Upfront Magazine'.

Multi-platinum selling and GRAMMY and Dove Awards winning band Jars of Clay finds further success in the film industry. With songs already featured in numerous films and television sitcoms, band member Dan Haseltine has co-composed original music and is currently producing the soundtrack for the debut film from Jenkins Entertainment, Hometown Legend. The film's soundtrack will also boast two Jars of Clay songs from the band's current, critically acclaimed and RIAA-certified Gold-selling recording, If I Left the Zoo.

Grammy Award-winning ForeFront recording artist Rebecca St. James is slated to kick-off her "Wait For Me" Fall Tour Septemeber 14 in Miami. Also featuring Rachael Lampa, Tree63 and Fusebox, the Tour is sponsored by Compassion International and is titled after St. James' current hit single from her Transform recording.

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