Chris Tomlin launches new imprint

Singer-songwriter Chris Tomlin launched is own imprint record label, Bowyer & Bow, in partnership with Capitol Christian Music Group. Singer-songwriter and worship leader Pat Barrett is the first artist to sign with the new imprint. Barrett’s self-titled debut EP is available now and will be followed by a full-length album to release later this year.

Walmart rejects Stryper album

Walmart has refused to carry the new album by pioneering Christian rock band Stryper, over concerns about the title. Voicing disappointment, frontman Michael Sweet said that God Damn Evil was “a statement that’s needed in our society. We’ve seen evil rise to new levels and this title is simply a prayer request asking God to damn or condemn all the evil around us… it’s frustrating to see something that’s meant for good get misinterpreted and misunderstood.”

Winter Jam second only to Disney On Ice

The Winter Jam 2018 Tour Spectacular was the top music tour of the first quarter, according to Pollstar. The 46-date tour was second only to Disney On Ice, beating out artists like Bruno Mars and Blake Shelton. “I’m so grateful for the opportunity God has given us with Winter Jam; we give our all to this tour every year,” says creator and NewSong co-founder Eddie Carswell. “It’s still unbelievable to me that I get to be a part of it.”

Hillsong release new worship video

Hillsong has release a new music video for “Jesus I Need You”. Check out the brand new music video below. OPEN HEAVEN / River Wild, available now.

United and Lauren Daigle pick up Billboard Music Awards

At the recent 2016 Billboard Music Awards, Lauren Daigle’s album How Can It Be was named Top Christian Album, and UNITED claimed Top Christian Song with “Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)”. Twenty One Pilots won both Top Rock Group, and Top Rock Album (for blurryface). Click here to see a full list of winners.

Skillet announce new album

The wait is almost over for a new Skillet album! They’ve announced that they’ll be releasing Unleashed on August 5th and you can pre-order it and download the new song “Feel Invincible” now.

House of Heroes partner with BC Music

House of Heroes has recently announced a major update to Facebook about their upcoming studio album. House of Heroes are partnering with Bad Christian for the release of COLORS. Pre-orders begin being taken from Monday, April 11.