Sunday News Roundup (9th – 22nd March 2015)


It’s time for another Sunday News Roundup, here’s the next instalment from the 9th til the 22nd March 2015. Enjoy reading the scoop on the latest news, spanning over the past 2 weeks!

  • This past fortnight there have been plenty of artists in the studio and albums in the works. Stu G has a new single on Noisetrade, and Lauren Daigle, KB and Fireflight all have albums on pre-order on iTunes (and KB has a new single too!). Jadon Lavik released a new EP this past fortnight, and Consumed By Fire, the newest Inpop Records artist, has released their debut single “Walk Through The Fire”! Capital Kings, Lecrae and Lacey Sturm are also hard at work in the studio recording for their new projects; which project are you excited for?
  • Speaking about new albums, there are more new albums releasing in the near future and other musical developments to celebrate! Albums from WOW Party Mix, Matt Maher and Hawk Nelson all released earlier this week, as did Third Day’s new album which debuted at no. 20 on the Billboard 200. Hillsong Worship, The Neverclaim, Blanca, Kingdom, Crystal Lewis, Christy Nockels, and Hillsong UNITED are all releasing albums in the near future, while Rebecca St James is releasing a new novel, NF and for KING & COUNTRY both dropped their most recent music videos this week, Tree63 announced their new single, and Jordan Feliz signed to Centricity Music. Which musical development are you most excited about?
  • Time for TV and movie news! Are you ready?
  • Time for videos! There are music videos galore! Jessa Anderson (“Can’t Be Saved”), Drew Holcomb And The Neighbors (“Tightrope”), Dara Maclean (“Blameless”), Colony House (“Second Guessing Games”), For King And Country (“Shoulders”), Kari Jobe (“Look Upon The Lord”) and Derek Johnson (“The One We Love”) have all released music videos while there are lyric videos and official audio slides from Finding Favour (“Refuge”), Hillsong (“O Praise The Name”), Hawk Nelson (“Diamonds”), Ryan Edberg (“New Beginnings”), Britt Nicole (“Ready Or Not Remix”), KB (“Crowns and Thorns (Oceans)”) and Tree63 (“The Storm”). TobyMac is filming a new music video for “Beyond Me”, while Third Day unveiled their EPK and interview where they spoke about the inspiration behind their new album Lead Us Back. Hawk Nelson launched a youtube chat as well, where they spoke about the new album Diamonds! Which video is your favourite?
  • One of the most musically daring and inspiring CCM singers today, Kevin Max, released his new album Broken Temples this past fortnight, and Jesus Freak Hideout interviewed Kevin- you can check out the interview here! You can also view Kevin’s new website and the behind the song explanations of the tracks on Broken Temples. Speaking about interviews, you can also check out the latest Fireflight interview as well!
  • Chris Tomlin has recently announced his Worship Night In America tour; will you be attending any of the tour dates?
  • Silverline has announced their final show, who’s going to attend the concert?
  • Time for free stuff! Kaleidoscope, JJ Heller and Dream Records have unveiled new music on free streaming sites; what do you think of these tracks?
  • Now that Tree63 has nearly reached their goal on Kickstarter for a new album; check out the next artist turning to fans to fund their album! For A Season is releasing their new project in 2015, and they need your help; check out the details here!
  • And last but not least; pop star Prince has covered Nichole Nordeman’s smash hit “What If”; what do you think of the song?

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