Music

Want Some Encouragement? Watch Kirk Franklin’s Fantastic Tiny Desk Concert

Over the years, NPR’s Tiny Desk concerts have consistently turned out amazing performances from a…

Post Malone Covered Hootie & the Blowfish’s ‘Only Wanna Be With You’ And, Yes, Pokémon Are Involved

If you’ve ever wondered what Post Malone singing Hootie & The Blowfish‘s 1995 hit “Only…

The ’90s Albums Every Youth Group Rocked

The ‘90s were a wonderful time to be a teenager attending youth group every week.…

Idris Elba is Working on a Song With Megan Thee Stallion, Obviously

You probably know 48-year-old actor Idris Elba for his unforgettable acting gigs — Stringer Bell…

The Trap Remix to That ‘WandaVision’ Song You Knew Was Coming Is Already Here and It Rules

Major spoilers for WandaVision ahead. Stop reading now unless you’re all caught up. If you’re all…

‘Please Don’t Put Me on a Pedestal’ Says Dolly Parton, Who Absolutely Should Be on a Pedestal

In November, it was revealed that country music icon Dolly Parton had donated $1,000,000 to Moderna’s…

Eight Accidentally Hilarious Old-School Christian Music Videos You Have to Watch

The art of the music video has come a long way since it first took…

CCM Icon Carman Has Passed Away at 65

Carman Dominic Licciardello, the CCM icon known to fans around the world as Carman, has…

Ranking Carman’s Music Videos By Absolute Mostness

How to explain Carman? The CCM icon, who passed away on Tuesday night after a…

A RELEVANT Investigation: What Does Eve 6 Want to Talk to Relient K About?

Late Sunday night, the official Twitter account of 90s alt-rock champs Eve 6 posted a…

Jon Foreman on His New Album, Exorcizing His ‘Dark Places’ and Why He Thinks He Used to Be a ‘Horrible’ Frontman

Jon Foreman is restless. He spends much of our Zoom conversation pacing his house, device…

Jason Isbell Will Donate All the Proceeds He Receives From Morgan Wallen’s Album to the NAACP

The saga of Morgan Wallen has been filled with a lot of drama, and it’s…

Great Moments In ‘Is This Song About God or Dating?’

I was speaking with a friend who has spent some time in the Contemporary Christian…

Rebecca Black’s ‘Friday’ Has Been Partyin’, Partyin’ for 10 Years

Ten years ago, an unknown teenager dropped a low-budget music video that transformed the internet.…

Semler’s ‘Preacher’s Kid’ Has Hit the Top Spot on the iTunes Christian and Gospel Charts

Lauren Daigle’s Look Up Child has been sitting pretty comfortably on top of iTunes’ Christian charts with…

Watch This Moving Clip of Craig Ferguson Refusing to Poke Fun at Britney Spears in 2007

Last week, The New York Times Presents released its highly anticipated documentary on the #FreeBritney movement. Framing Britney…

We Need to Talk About Bruce Springsteen’s Strange, Quasi-Christian Ad for Jeep

On Sunday, Americans of every race, color and creed were unified around their TV sets…

Hear a New Song Written By a Baby Before She Was Born

Luca Yupanqui is only a toddler, but she’s already got an album under her belt.…

Hear a New Track From Julien Baker Called ‘Favor,’ Featuring Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Daucus

Fans of boygenius, rejoice! Also fans of Julien Baker generally. And fans of Phoebe Bridgers.…

Watch Thad Cockrell’s Fantastic ‘Tonight Show’ Performance

If you read RELEVANT, you know we’re fans of singer/songwriter Thad Cockrell. Over the years,…

Check Out Hillsong Worship’s New Single: ‘Fresh Wind’

Hillsong Worship is back with a new single for a new year. “Fresh Wind” was…

Why Aloe Blacc Feels So Good About the Future

Talking to Aloe Blacc is a thrilling experience. As an artist, the songwriter born Egbert…

Olivia Rodrigo’s ‘Drivers License’ Has Set a Spotify Record for Most Streams in a Week

17-year-old Disney Channel alum Olivia Rodrigo turned the world upside down, and all she needed…

The New Radicals Will Play Biden’s Inauguration, Reuniting for the First Time in 22 Years

Maybe the least expected band reunion of 2021 is already here, with the New Radicals…

5 Videos Every Christian ’90s Kid Has Seen

The Christian home video empire of the 90s was lucrative but small, which means there were…

No, Justin Bieber Is Not Trying to Become the Next Hillsong Pastor

Asked and answered. On Sunday, an unnamed source went to OK! Magazine to spin their beliefs…

The Re-Enchantment of John Mark McMillan

“I actually think we need religion,” says John Mark McMillan. “We need Church.” McMillan is…

RELEVANT’s Top 10 Albums of 2020

Music, normally one of America’s biggest, splashiest productions, took on a strangely sedate tone in…

Lauren Daigle Is Now in the Middle of a Political Wrestling Match

When Lauren Daigle responded to the backlash of her participating in one of worship leader/anti-lockdown…

Throwback: Let This ‘Ode to Joy’ Flash Mob Carry You Into Christmas

In 2012, flash mobs were a whole thing. You couldn’t go anywhere without a group…

Pharrell Williams Is Finding New Fire

Pharrell Williams is a driven man. That’s not a surprise to anyone with even a…

Part Three of ‘A Very RELEVANT Christmas’ Is Here

The Christmas season is always better with a solid soundtrack. That’s why every Wednesday this…

Watch: Cory Asbury’s “Unraveling” is the Song 2020 Needs

It’s an absolutely gorgeous anthem—especially powerful for anyone who’s wrestling with uncertainty, depression or anxiety.…

FKA twigs Is Suing Shia LaBeouf, Citing ‘Relentless’ Abuse

Acclaimed musical artist FKA twigs has filed a lawsuit against her former boyfriend, actor Shia…

Taylor Swift Has Announced ANOTHER Surprise Album, Featuring Bon Iver, the National and Haim

The hardest working woman in showbiz, give or take Dolly Parton, is back at it.…

‘A Very RELEVANT Christmas, Part 2’ Is Here to Keep Your Christmas Spirit Alive

Obviously, it doesn’t feel a whole lot like Christmas for a lot of us. We’re still cancelling…

A Christmas Miracle: A Long Lost ‘Muppet Christmas Carol’ Song Has Been Found at Last

Big news out for fans of Muppets, Charles Dickens, pretty songs and restored cinematic masterpieces.…

Reminder: ‘O Holy Night’ Started Out as an Abolitionist Anthem

“O Holy Night” has to be one of the most-sung Christmas songs out there and…

Judah and the Lion Is Ready to Try Something Different

“I am living up in the mountains right now,” says Nate Zuercher, who has temporarily…

Wrap Yourself In This Video of a Cellist’s Beautiful Irish Christmas Carol Like a Cozy Blanket

Look, it has not been a great year. We all know that. And now, as…