Blessed with a voice that is both smoky and sweet, Lauren Daigle has forged a unique sound that combines the soulful, heart-in-throat vulnerability of Adele, with the passionate fire to serve God that Daigle admires in Brooke Fraser.
Her Centricity Music debut, How Can It Be, is ripe with the kind of compelling lyrics and engaging melodies that invite listeners to draw closer to their creator, and that's just what Daigle had in mind.
Hillsong UNITED released their highly anticipated new studio album, EMPIRES, to much acclaim and fan response. EMPIRES debuted at No. 5 on the Billboard 200 chart, at No. 1 on the Billboard Christian albums chart and No. 2 on the Digital Albums chart. The album also remained in the Top 5 peaking at No. 2 on the iTunes overall albums during street week.
UNITED’s album was named the Album of the Week from USA Today last week featuring the band and project. The publication stated that “(EMPIRES‘) message may be paramount to Hillsong UNITED, but the melodies are almost as important. Like Coldplay, the group has mastered the engaging melody, and not just the ones that accompany the lyrics, but the ones in the soot ... more
MercyMe is a band synonymous with Christmas. Their last Christmas album, The Christmas Sessions, has been heralded as an instant classic and spawned innumerable hits including "Joseph's Lullaby" and "O Holy Night." This year MercyMe returns to pick up where The Christmas Sessions left off. MercyMe, It's Christmas! reinterprets classic Holiday songs mixed with originals that are worthy to become classics themselves. Soaring emotive ballads, fun up-tempo music and original compositions make this album a must for listening while decorating the tree or reflecting on the importance of the season.
There is something special about understanding that when we encounter Christ, we live under an Open Heaven... What should our response be? If we are immersed in His mercy, then His Living Water can run wild through us... This is the premise of this album... Our posture, our response to His compassion and grace.
With songs such as the title track, "Open Heaven (River Wild)", "O Praise The Name (Ana´stasis)", "Transfiguration", "One Thing" and "Love On The Line", we pray this album will impact individuals in both corporate and personal worship times
Recorded live at Hillsong Conference 2015 in Sydney’s Allphones Arena, Hillsong Worship releases OPEN HEAVEN / RIVER WILD this October as they continue to r ... more
"He Knows" is currently #7 on the R&R National Audience Chart.
Jeremy Camp returns with the all-new album I Will Follow, available February 3.
In an incredible decade-long career, Jeremy Camp has earned accolades that most artists only dream about. The list includes 5 RIAA Gold albums, over 3.5 million albums sold, a GRAMMY® nomination, 3 American Music Award nominations, 5 Dove Awards, 4 ASCAP “Songwriter of the Year” Awards and a total of 32 No. 1 radio hits across all formats. Jeremy’s previous release, Reckless, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Christian Albums chart in February 2013.
Saints and Sinners, the newest release from award-winning artist Matt Maher, is a collection of songs aimed at the heart of the church. Derived from the Oscar Wilde quote, "Every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future," Maher expertly explores themes of inclusion, unity and grace. Includes the hit song "Because He Lives (Amen)."
1. Future Not My Own 2. Deliverer 3. Glory Bound 4. Land of My Father 5. Everything Is Grace 6. Sons and Daughters 7. Firelight 8. Instrument 9. Abide with me 10. Because He Lives (Amen) 11. Rest
Every autumn, veteran Christian label Maranatha Music rolls out their annual Top 25 Praise Songs collection showcasing the top worship songs being performed in churches around the U.S. using data collected by Christian Copyright Licensing International.
Released in September 2015, the double-disc 2016 Edition is once again played by Maranatha's house band, and features popular worship songs like "10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord)," "Christ Is Enough," and "Build Your Kingdom Here."
The new Passion album will feature bestselling artists Chris Tomlin, Crowder, Matt Redman, Christy Nockels and Kristian Stanfill.
Recorded live in front of more than 40,000 college students, this year's annual events are held at Phillips Arena in Atlanta, GA and the Toyota Center in Houston, TX.
Since the first release in 1998, Passion albums have sold over 1.4 million units while introducing the church to worship songs like Our God, Holy Is The Lord, How Great Is Our God, and God Of This City.
The Passion Movement and the messages of founder LouieGiglio have marked the lives of millions of people around the globe, calling people everywhere to live the glory of God.
From Dove Award-winner Chris Tomlin comes a Christmas worship experience you'll cherish for years to come! Recorded live with a community of artists including Matt Redman, it features "Born That We May Have Life," "Winter Snow," and "Light of the World"---plus familiar favorites including "O Holy Night," "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing," and "Joy to the World."
All The People Said Amen, Matt Maher's fourth project with Essential Records, delivers raw, worshipful moments that draw the line between the divine and the everyday. Featuring brand new songs mixed with concert versions of fan favorites, All The People Said Amen is Matt Maher at his most dynamic.
Deluxe edition includes six additional tracks. 2014 two CD collection featuring your favorite artists and powerful worship songs. Wow Worship (Lime) captures the very best music impacting our churches and the world. With songs of praise, hope and adoration, this double disc set is filled with uplifting songs including nine new recordings!. Features songs by Chris Tomlin, Casting Crowns, Matt Redman, Tenth Avenue North, Matt Maher, Hillsong United, Big Daddy Weave and many others.
Enjoy the most powerful and popular worships songs of the year! Includes "Our God," "One Thing Remains," "Forever Reign," "Cornerstone," "Whom Shall I Fear?" "Lay Me Down," "Holy Spirit," "At Your Name," "Oceans," "Beautiful Things," "White Flag," "Waiting Here for You," "This Is Amazing Grace," "Crown Him," "All My Fountains," "Scandal of Grace," "Victor's Crown," and more. Two CDs.
Recorded live at Jesus Culture Church in Sacramento, this latest live album captures the heart of a community seeking after Jesus with a desire to know Him more and to see this passion spread from cities to nations.
The new album (the 9th live recording) from Jesus Culture includes 12 new songs featuring Kim Walker-Smith, Chris Quilala, Bryan & Katie Torwalt, and more.
The six-time Grammy Award winning Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir returns to their musical roots with their 29th album, Pray. This live album is a return to a familiar sound - a sound that many have come to know as the "BTC sound." While the concept is reminiscent of their first live album, Live: A Celebration of Worship and Praise, it is an alum for the church of today. The album's title track, "Pray," is a soul-stirring reminder of what Jesus said: "If you believe, you will receive whatever you ask for in prayer." (Matthew 21:22)
Pray takes the listener on a musical journey with 14 new songs that are sure to captivate and rouse the soul. The first few songs take us to church with praise and worship that ushers the lis ... more
Hillsong Young & Free is simply and genuinely the voice of THIS generation. The NOW generation. Bringing a new sound and giving expression to what God is doing in this generation of young people, seeking to bring a message of life, hope, and freedom found only in Jesus Christ.
Young & Free carries the same heart beat as all Hillsong worship teams but seeks to write songs that would specifically connect a YOUNG PERSON to Jesus.
Senior Youth Pastor Laura Toggs writes, "I believe with all my heart that 'Young and Free' is not just our name but also our message and our mission. I believe that God is calling this generation to stand strong in their youth and their freedom... and I believe that th ... more
With soaring vocals, compelling melodies, and evocative lyrics, Phil Wickham calls you to follow the "Holy Light" as you move into the Lord's presence. Picture yourself ascending the mountain of God as you listen to "This Is Amazing Grace," "Carry My Soul," "When My Heart Is Torn," "Over All," "Mercy," "Glory," "Tears of Joy," and more.
The Jesus Culture band was formed organically through the momentum of a movement whose focus is to equip a generation to be influencers of society. It's hard to separate the team from the movement, as they really are joined together with one focus: to bring people into an encounter with God's love through worship and to disciple them to transform society. Fronted by Kim Walker-Smith & Chris Quilala, each member of the team knows the weight of the call God on their lives and they live devoted to a lifestyle of worship, hoping that their music can help lead all those who hear it into an experience of His presence that won't leave them the same. This is Jesus Culture is a compilation of some of the most influent ... more
On a rainy June evening, Michael joined nearly 10,000 worshippers including Amy Grant, Shaun Groves, Darwin Hobbs, Greg Long, Cindy Morgan, Phillips, Craig & Dean, Ginny Owens, Chris Rice and Mark Schultz at Carpenter's Home Church in Lakeland, FL to record the album that has been on his heart for over five years.
Leading worship is nothing new to Michael. His songs "Great is the Lord" and "Thy Word" are included in most hymnals, and the Smitty-penned "Agnus Dei" is popular in most modern worship circles. Michael describes how he chose the songs by saying, "It's always been my goal, if I did the record, to pick the twelve songs that just slay you." And that's what he did. From "Let It Rain" to "Heart Of Worship" M ... more
Grammy-nominee Kari Jobe is one of Christian music's best-selling female artists and one of the most respected worship leaders in the country. Her last album, Majestic, captured a powerful night of worship in Dallas at the Majestic Theater and landed #1 on the Christian Billboard chart. As Majestic brought you powerful moments of corporate worship, this project features those same tracks but re-imagined in a way for times of personal reflection and devotions. The album features songs including "Forever," "I Am Not Alone," "Hands to the Heavens," and many more releasing on June 23, 2015.
Glorify God in the highest with this soaring collection! Weaving together traditional and contemporary styles, Baloche creates joyous arrangements for Christmas worship in church and at home. Sing along to "Angels from the Realms of Glory," "Creation's King," "For unto Us a Child Is Born/Open the Eyes of My Heart," "Gloria," "O Holy Night/Love Shines Bright," and other favorites.
THE ART OF CELEBRATION herald's Rend Collective's third studio album and follows on the heels of the intimate "live:" recording Campfire, an album which has remained a top seller on digital charts and the current radio success of Build Your Kingdom Here.
Rend Collective has captured the hearts of worshippers with their sense of joy and embracing the committed and those on the fringe. The Art of Celebration displays the maturing of the band as writers, with great melodies that will evolve into the hymns of this generation, like My Lighthouse and More Than Conquerors, through to the more intimate moments of worship from All That I Am, Simplicity, and the co-write with Chris Tomlin on Immeasurably More. Joined by Au ... more