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1 Girl Nation

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1 Girl Nation, a Christian CCM/pop quartet signed to Reunion Records, released their debut self-titled album last year to rave reviews and positive feedback. Releasing their Christmas EP A Very 1 Girl Nation Christmas tomorrow, the collection of holiday songs features original Christmas songs, traditional carols, and a cover of the popular Frozen song “Let It Go”! I recently had the privilege of interviewing all four vocalists (Carmen, Kayli, Lindsey and Lauryn Taylor) via email, as we discussed the upcoming EP, what they hope listeners will experience when hearing these 5 Christmas and holiday themed songs, and their goals and plans for the rest of 2014 and 2015, inclusive of a brand new studio album of all original songs! Check out the interview below.

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Worship Wednesdays: Michael W Smith’s “All Is Well” (Feat. Carrie Underwood)!

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It’s time for another Worship Wednesday’s post, where we delve into a popular worship song, speaking about what it means to us.

Seeing that Michael W Smith’s The Spirit Of Christmas released this week (which is one of my favourite Christmas albums ever, by the way), and that there are a few high profile Christmas albums releasing in the near future, inclusive of 1 Girl Nation, Chris August, Everfound and Peter Furler, I thought that it would be appropriate and fitting if we talk about a worshipful Christmas song.

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The 45th GMA Dove Awards Nominations Analysis

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It’s probably my most favourite time of the year in terms of Christian music (ok, make that second favourite behind the WOW Hits list releasing). The annual Dove Awards, in which the nominations used to be announced at the beginning of the year for an awards night to be held in April (and the eligibility period was October the previous year stretching back till November the year before that), are now held and televised in October, with the nominations from April stretching back till May the previous year; and the nominations to me are sometimes more exciting than the main event.

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