Sunday News Roundup (20th-26th October 2014)

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Here’s the next instalment of “Sunday News Roundup”, this time from the 20th til the 26th October. Enjoy reading the scoop on the latest news!

  • Did you know that Matthew West was trending on social media a few days ago? He recorded an altered covered version of the pop hit “Royals” from Lorde- with different lyrics, about his favourite baseball team! Check out the press release of the viral rendition here!
  • A mainstay in Christian music over the past couple of decades, Rebecca St James has taken a sabbatical from recording music and performing, to be a mother and focus time on her family. Now she steps back into the spotlight, with her first concert in 2 years! Do you think this means that Rebecca is thinking about recording a new album soon?
  • As with many current and new TV shows, we at 365 Days of Inspiring Media have our favourites, and this week there were plenty of news noteworthy on all of these shows and more. Check out the exciting TV news below!
    • As The Flash received a full season episode order from the CW, ABC ordered full seasons and more to various ABC shows. As a consequence, Once Upon A Time has a special 2 hour episode airing in November; check out the press release of the special event!
    • On the topic of Once Upon A Time, check out the latest interview with Georgina Haig about her character Elsa and whether the Frozen characters will stick around after Season 4A. Another interview well worth the read is about The Flash and Arrow, where Stephen Amell and Grant Gustin give mild spoilers about the first and third seasons of their show respective, and what to expect when these two shows crossover.
    • There are new shows in development, check out announcements of Scream Queens (FOX), Frankenstein (FOX), Hitch (FOX) and Billions (Showtime); which show in development are you excited for?
    • It is rumoured that Hart Of Dixie is or will be cancelled after season 4; check out an interview where the actors give their opinion about the show’s future!
  • In honour of Back To The Future’s 30th anniversary, the film will air next year with a full orchestra in selected cinemas, check out the press release here!
  • One of the most anticipated movies of 2015, check out the trailer of The Avengers 2, and be sure to catch an exclusive scene from the film on this week’s episode of Marvel’s Agents Of Shield!
  • Christian Bale is set to play Steve Jobs in a new film about the Apple visionary and entrepreneur; what do you think of this choice of actor?
  • There are plenty of official music videos that have debuted this past week. Check out videos from Jason Bare (“More Than Enough”), Worship Central (“Stand Up”), Chris Tomlin (“Jesus Loves Me (Acoustic)”), Royal Tailor (“Making Me New”), Centricworship (“Greater Is He”), Warr Acres (“Acapella Mashup”), and Audrey Assad (“Receive”); which video is your favourite?
  • This week on Tenthtober with Tenth Avenue North, as they celebrate their upcoming album Cathedrals, we delve into lead singer Mike Donehey’s home life, and what he wants listeners to grasp and understand from the album. What do you think of the video? You can also check out Mike Donehey’s new blog here as well!
  • Lincoln Brewster is unveiling a contest for his new single “There Is Power”, from the new album Oxygen, what do you think of the contest?
  • Lindsay McCaul just performed “One More Step” and “With The Brokenhearted” on ABC Family’s The 700 Club; what do you think of the segment that aired on October 23rd?
  • EDM artist Matthew Parker, signed to DROM Records, released his new album Shadowlands recently; check out his remix competition here, of the title track of his album!
  • Are you eager to listen to Copperlily’s debut full length album? Check out the press release of the self-titled album, releasing in 2015, here!
  • Mat Kearney is releasing a new album soon, who’s excited for the Inpop Records album release? Check out an interview about the album here!
  • Abandon is releasing their new album Love Prevails next week; check out the album cover here!
  • Hawk Nelson just released their new single “Just Getting Started”; check out the itunes link and the lyric video of the song! What do you think of it?
  • Ginny Owens, Newworldson, Andrew Peterson, Nathan Tasker and Kim Walker-Smith are all releasing albums in the near future, are you all excited for these releases?
  • You can now listen to Planetshakers’ new album This Is Our Time in its entirety on Relevant Magazine’s The Drop; what do you think of the album?
  • The City Harmonic released their sophomore album Heart last year; check out an interview of the band with FaithToday here, about the band’s year and what they envision 2015 to look like!
  • Colton Dixon’s hit single “More Of You” is No. 1 for the 3rd week in a row; check out the press release here and the lyric video of the song “Limitless” here!
  • Citizens and Saints have a new album Join The Triumph releasing in November; check out the official audio slide of the song “Mighty Hand Of God”!
  • Anxious to hear Trip Lee’s new album Rise that release this week? You can now hear the album in its entirety here! What do you think of the album- will you buy the album?
  • Jeremy Camp is release his new album I Will Follow in 2015; check out the album cover here!
  • Rachael Messini is filming her new music video, are you excited to watch it when it releases?
  • Want some more pop/punk in your life? Relient K are releasing a few of their albums on vinyl in 2015; check out the news here!
  • To celebrate Aaron Shust’s new Christmas album Unto Us, check out the link where you can download a free song! What are you waiting for?
  • Here is a list of 14 worship artists you need to hear. Seriously, you need to hear them, so check them out! I will do the same as well!
  • Brooke Fraser releases Brutal Romantic to stores in November; check out this in depth interview of Brooke with Renowned For Sound! Who’s excited for the new album?
  • KJ-52’s new album Mental has debuted at no. 1 on the iTunes Charts; what do you think of this brilliant news?

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