Music

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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Danny Gokey’s first headline tour coming to Topeka

Danny Gokey is gearing up for his first-ever headline tour with this fall’s Hope Encounter. Also featuring GRAMMY® nominee Tauren Wells and breakout artist Riley Clemmons, the tour will hit 29 markets ...

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‘Great Awakening’ coming, say music artists

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Bethel Music, the contemporary Christian music group based in Redding, Calif., is known for its spontaneous worship style and countless online worship videos streaming all over the world. “I think God’s going ...

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David Crowder not your typical Christian musician

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Over the course of a career that includes 16 years fronting the David Crowder Band and now two albums as a solo artist (released under the name Crowder), David Crowder has gained ...

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New music releases just in time for Autumn

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Autumn is here! No matter what day you are reading this article, “This is the day the Lord has a made.” We will rejoice and we will be glad in it. I ...

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Rascal Flatts members talk about raising kids in the faith

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Rascal Flatts member Jay DeMarcus says he and his wife Allison are raising their children Christian because it’s important to have a foundation in Jesus. DeMarcus is a father of two Dylan, 6, and ...

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The conversation with God that blew Matthew West away

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Matthew West is sharing the surprise he felt when, after a long career in music, God told him to go “all in” for Jesus. He hopes his latest album has inspired other ...

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Christian musician collapses on stage

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Annie Lobert, wife of famed Christian musician Oz Fox, is asking for continued prayer. Her husband collapsed on stage during a show over the weekend. “Major emergency prayer request! If you are ...

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Dove Award nominations see new artists

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The Gospel Music Association has announced its nominees for the Dove Awards and several new solo male artists are topping this year’s list. The Dove Awards show will be held at Lipscomb ...

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REVIEWS: Steven Curtis Chapman and Phil Wickham

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‘Living Hope’ from Phil Wickham looks inward and is a contrast to latest effort from Steven Curtis Chapman. Both artists, one new and one legendary, approach Christian music in different ways for different ...

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MercyMe’s Bart Millard reveals complex emotions of watching ‘I Can Only Imagine’

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Seeing his family’s life portrayed the first time on the big screen – warts and all – was “odd” for MercyMe’s Bart Millard but, perhaps surprisingly, not too difficult. The story of ...

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KC native returns to open Royals game with National Anthem

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Stephanie Varone never tires of performing the National Anthem at stadiums across the country. “I love performing, especially when people feel emotion from my performances,” said Varone, a Plymouth, Minnesota resident who ...

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Rethinking the Christian music culture

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Music and film producer Mark Joseph knows a thing or two about the entertainment industry, having worked for decades in both the Christian and secular worlds. Rethinking both industries is the focus ...

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Katy Perry’s faith may be evolving recent comments show

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Katy Perry’s mom is like every other mom in the world. She prays for her children and their faith. The singer revealed last week that her mother prayed her whole life that ...

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Summer’s new music releases sizzle

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I hope everyone is enjoying summer. When I think of summer I think of lemonade, watermelon, kids out of school and vacation. I know we all have busy schedules but I would ...

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Facebook restores Gospel group’s music video

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A gospel music group recently had its music video removed from Facebook. Last month, the vocal ensemble, Zion’s Joy, from Indianapolis, posted the video, “What Would Heaven Look Like,” to its Facebook ...

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Facebook reverses decision that censored patriotic song

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The country music group The Wes Cook Band is firing back at Facebook after the social media giant denied their request to use the company’s paid tools to promote their new patriotic ...

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Owl City celebrates life’s special moments with inspiring new album

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It’s time to come home. That’s the theme on Cinematic, the sixth studio album from electronic music maven Adam Young, aka Owl City. Cinematic is reminiscent of an 80s-themed movie soundtrack, mixing Young’s trademark ...

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MercyMe named top Christian artist at 2018 Billboard Music Awards

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MercyMe earned a Top Christian Artist win this week at 2018 Billboard Music Awards. The top honor marks the first win for the band that has garnered a dozen BBMA nods throughout the ...

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Did Maddie Poppe deserve to win ‘American Idol?’

Maddie Poppe, a 20-year-old singer-songwriter from Iowa, is the new “American Idol,” besting her newly-announced boyfriend, Caleb Lee Hutchinson, and fan favorite Gabby Barrett in Monday night’s two-hour finale on ABC. When ...

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Hillsong Fall tour includes Kansas City

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The Spring tour of There Is More with Hillsong Worship and Hillsong pastor Brian Houston sold-out arenas from Texas to D.C. More than 40,000 people received inspirational messages and participated in heart-felt worship ...

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Disney cancels huge Christian music festival

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Why would Disney World cancel one of its most profitable events? That’s what fans of the popular Night of Joy Christian music festival are asking. The Orlando-based family entertainment complex officially confirmed ...

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Christians dominate in American Idol finals

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The reboot season of American Idol on ABC is well underway, and fans across the world are tuning in to what might be the most diverse group of contestants the show has ...

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Christian artists nominated for Billboard top music awards

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Thirteen Christian artists have been nominated for the 2018 Billboard Music Awards.  They include  Christian artists and albums in six different categories. The categories include “Top Christian Artist,” “Top Gospel Artist,” “Top ...

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