Music

Aladdin’ star Naomi Scott says her Christian faith is ‘part of who I am’

Naomi Scott, who plays Princess Jasmine in the new live-action remake of the Disney classic “Aladdin,” said this month she doesn’t know how she would be able to navigate the ups and downs ...

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Singer Mark Schultz headlines benefit concert May 7 for women’s clinic

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Many people don’t realize that popular Christian singer Mark Schultz was adopted. The Dove Award winner  has a passion for babies, moms and adoption and believes that giving to orphans in need ...

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Recent album releases provide a variety of good listening opportunities

Some recent album releases by popular artists offer some new opportunities for listening as well as worship music. Some tracks are better than others, but there is plenty to like, and many ...

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Country music star Josh Turner talks about faith in interview about new album

Nashville’s Music City is home to industry seasoned and sought-after recording studios – like Black Bird – the setting for a conversation with one of country music’s most recognized velvety-baritone voices – Josh ...

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Movie on MercyMe’s hit ‘I Can Only Imagine’ impacting China

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A movie that was the biggest faith-based movie of 2018 is bringing Chinese viewers to Christ. Few thought the film adaptation of MercyMe’s classic track, “I Can Only Imagine” could have such ...

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Country singer puts newborn daughter to sleep by sitting her on guitar and playing

Parents of little ones will try almost anything to get their babies to sleep. You’ve probably driven around the block more than a few times late at night when it was absolutely necessary. ...

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STRYPER still rockin’, though without platform boots

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One of Christian music’s legendary bands is still going strong 35 years after it made it into the 8-tracks and turntables of America’s Christian youth. STRYPER is responsible for such classic ’80s ...

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Justin Bieber reaches out for prayer, admits his struggle: ‘God is faithful and ur prayers really work’

Singer Justin Bieber posted about his struggle with anxiety and depression last week, reaching out to his fans to ask for prayers. On his Instagram account, he wrote: “Just wanted to keep ...

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‘Oh Happy Day’: Katy Perry joins teen to sing about Jesus in Gospel-filled American Idol audition

High school senior Drake McCain is fighting for his chance at stardom in this season’s American Idol. While most contestants choose their favorite pop songs to sing for their auditions, McCain chose ...

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All You Need Is Love: TPAC teams up with Liverpool Legends & Hayden High School for Fundraiser

Liverpool Legends “The Complete Beatles Experience!” returns to the Topeka Performing Arts Center (TPAC) on Friday, March 15, 2019 for a 7:30 pm performance. The performance will be a fundraiser for TPAC ...

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These 5 Christians rocked the Grammys

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This year’s Grammys saw several Christian artists, who have found popularity in the mainstream market, take home top prizes. Now they and their message are reaching more ears than ever. The 61st ...

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‘I Still Believe’ movie about Jeremy Camp in production

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The spiritual journey and personal tragedy of contemporary Christian music artist Jeremy Camp will be explored in a new movie. Following the commercial success of the 2018 Christian film “I Can Only ...

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Mid-winter music to keep you warm

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I hope everyone is enjoying the winter of all winters. Our family is originally from Florida. We moved to the Kansas City area almost 11 years ago. It has taken me quite ...

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Melanie Few is celebrating 20 years of her Super Bowl Gospel Celebration

Melanie Few is a marketing executive with a huge vision — for 20 years, she has merged faith and football by producing the Super Bowl Gospel Celebration, which brings together some of ...

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New Christian music rings in the year

It’s a New Year and a new mindset. Each new year brings us all to take a look at the past year and reflect on all we did right and what could ...

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Kansas singer-songwriter debuts new album and gets song chosen for commercial

Elizabeth Anne Mall, singer-songwriter from Morganville, Kansas, has been working with Los Angeles producer Rob Chiarelli on his Street Lamp Records label while living in northern California. Dec. 8 her 3rd album ...

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Francesca Battistelli and Andrea Bocelli team up for Christmas duet

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When Christian contemporary artist Francesca Battistelli answered a phone call asking her to perform a Christmas duet with Italian singer Andrea Bocelli, there was no hesitation in her answer: “absolutely.” “It was ...

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New Christmas music releases join recent classics

Looking for some new Christmas music or thinking you missed some great releases of recent years? Check out what’s new for 2018 plus some albums you may want to consider from previous ...

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Michael W Smith to sing at Bush funeral

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Christian recording artist Michael W. Smith will sing “Friends” at former President George H.W. Bush’s service at the Washington National Cathedral on Wednesday. “It means something because I’ve been friends with him ...

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November new music releases show variety

Happy month of thankfulness everyone. As my wife and I stood looking over our deck into the back yard, I began to thank the Lord for His beautiful creation. We watched the ...

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For Steven Curtis Chapman, it’s personal

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Most of our memories are connected in one way or another to music. Remember when you took your car out for your first solo ride, the radio blaring? Slow danced with someone ...

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Singer Lauren Daigle sings on ‘The Ellen Show’ Wednesday

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Tickets to her Kansas City concert are going for $400 but if you can’t afford to attend you can catch Lauren Daigle on the Ellen DeGeneres show. The Christian music artist gave ...

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Top picks for October music releases

Fall has roared into view with cooler weather, falling leaves and… some really good music being released. From Chris Tomlin’s Holy Roar, to Tori Kelly and Austin French, here are the top ...

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David Phelps and The Big Voice Tour tonight in Independence

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One of the most unmistakable voices to ever step onto a concert stage is Grammy winning recording artist, David Phelps. Once a childhood musical prodigy from Tomball, TX. He has become a nationally ...

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Christian singer Lauren Daigle disrupts secular music chart

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Last week on the Billboard 200 chart, a Christian album sat at No. 3, nestled between “Kamikaze,” Eminem’s diss track-laden new release, and “Zoo,” the sophomore effort from rapper Russ. That marked ...

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