Sunday News Roundup (12th-18th May 2014)


Here’s the next installment of “Sunday News Roundups”, this time from the 12th to the 18th May. Enjoy reading the scoop on the latest news!

  • Building 429, Seeker And Servant, 116, Michael W Smith, Matthew West, Plumb, Ellie Holcomb, and Bellarive have released new music videos (“Press On”, “Into Your Love I Go”, “Now They Know”, “The One That Really Matters”, “Restore”, “Need You Now”, “The Broken Beautiful” and “Lazarus” respectively); check them out! Which one is your favourite?
  • Michael W smith has been included as a featured writer in Time Magazine this week, speaking about his new album! Take a look here!
  • Trailers for new fall 2014 shows on CBS, FOX, CW, NBC and ABC released this week; the full schedule can be viewed here.
  • TNT also debuted trailers for their new shows! Do you think these are better in quality than the trailers for new broadcast network shows?
  • There are also four acoustic videos from Francesca Battistelli (“Write Your Story” x2, “Giants Fall” and “If We’re Honest”), what do you think of them?
  • Chris Tomlin just released his new song “Waterfall” to radio and iTunes, check out the story behind “Waterfall” as well as the official audio slide!
  • Punk band Family Force 5’s “BZRK” music video premieres next week; check out the trailer.
  • Carman’s No Plan B album is out on iTunes preorder, are eyou going to purchase it before May 27th, the release date?
  • Holly Starr is filming a music video for her new song “God Is”, check out the details! Are you loving the song as much as “Don’t Have Love” and “Through My Father’s Eyes”?
  • Candace Cameron Bure and Matthew West are hosting the K-Love Fan Awards this year; is anyone planning to attend the prestigious award ceremony in June?
  • Interstellar, the new sci-fi film directed by Christopher Nolan and starring Matthew McConaughey, and releasing at the end of 2014, has a trailer online that just surfaced! Do you think this film is in the running for best picture at the Oscars next year?
  • USA Network have debuted trailers for their new shows Complications, Rush and Satisfaction, how do these compare to veterans like Monk, Psych, Burn Notice, White Collar and Royal Pains?
  • The Royals debuts in 2015, check out the trailer of the British drama! Are you excited to see E!’s first scripted drama?
  • It’s official everyone: Star Wars 7 has begun filming! The countdown has begun! 579 days to go!
  • Disney is filming a live action movie of Cinderella for release in 2015, check out the teaser trailer! Who’s interested in seeing the film and who’s not?
  • Beckah Shae has released her lyric video for “Pioneer” from the album Champion. This video is fit for dancing and tapping your toes, so c’mon and move to the rhythm!
  • Yep, you’re not imagining it; the successful Microsoft X-Box game Halo, is being turned into a TV series for launch in 2015 sometime. Yep, I know, stranger things have happened…
  • Austin Adamec’s debut album All The Brighter releases on August 19th 2014; check out the behind the scenes video of Austin speaking about his inspiration behind his songs on the album!

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