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The Definitive Ranking of Early 2000s Indie Christian Rock Bands

Starting around 2000, when most of the world was getting into the Strokes and the…

Watch Haim (and Robert Pattinson?) Spookily Perform ‘3 AM’ on ‘Late Night With Seth Meyers’

The sisters Haim turned in a live performance of “3 AM” from their excellent Women in…

Check Out ‘Good Woman,’ the Excellent New Fall Jam From The Staves

Emily, Jessica and Camilla Stavely-Taylor — the sisterly trio better known as The Staves —…

Lecrae: If God Can Redeem Me, He Can Redeem Anyone

The biggest shift in my spiritual perspective involved coming face-to-face with how I viewed the…

Check Out Justin Bieber’s Glum New Ode to the Trials of Fame: ‘Lonely’

Is it hard to be famous? Well, nobody reading this can answer from experience. It’s…

Well, Kanye West Almost Swept All of Billboard Music’s Christian and Gospel Awards

Kanye West’s extremely eventful year continues apace, with his presidential campaign, Sunday Service Series and,…

An Investigation Has Been Launched to Allegations Against CCM Artist Chris Rice

Tates Creek Presbyterian Church in Lexington, Kentucky has released a statement announcing that they will…

Kanye West Drops a New Song — and Campaign Commercial
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Last night, Kanye West dropped two interesting items on social media. First up was a…

RELEVANT’s Definitive Ranking of Sufjan Stevens’ Albums

Sufjan Steven’s surprise album release a couple of weeks ago, The Ascension, caused quite a…

‘SNL’ Drops This Weekend’s Musical Guest Because, COVID

Here’s a tip: If you’re a rising country star and getting a mainstream king-maker opportunity…

Andy Mineo on How to Lose the COVID Fifteen

There are, unfortunately, a lot of ways to get unhealthy in the pandemic era. Many…

It Sure Looks Like The Postal Service (the Band) Are Releasing Something New Tomorrow

We’re thinking it’s a sign. Over on social media, the long dormant accounts for the…

Check Out Tobe Nwigwe’s Apple x NBA Commercial
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It’s been a genuine thrill to watch Tobe Nwigwe’s star rise as quickly and unconventionally…

John Legend and Chrissy Teigan Have Lost Their Baby After Pregnancy Complications

“Driving home from the hospital with no baby,” Chrissy Teigen wrote on Twitter. “How can…

A Billie Eilish Documentary Is On the Way — Here’s the First Teaser

You don’t get the kind of pop music accolades Billie Eilish has enjoyed without getting…

Hillsong UNITED Has Released an EP of ‘Recovered’ Songs: ‘In the Meantime’
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Hillsong UNITED dropped a surprise EP called In the Meantime, which features a collection of unreleased…

The Whole World Will Watch the First Full Trailer for Aaron Sorkin’s ‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’

Just a few days after the teaser, we’ve got our first real look at Aaron…

Anna Golden on How Praise and Worship Is Evolving

At just 23 years old, Anna Golden has already become a seriously influential woman in…

A Surprise Fleet Foxes Album Is Dropping Tomorrow
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As we ease into the back half of September, it’s hard not to start thinking…

The New Era of Justin Bieber Is Upon Us With ‘Holy,’ Featuring Chance the Rapper

Justin Bieber’s self-proclaimed “new era” has officially kicked off with a little help from Chance the…

New Music Friday Roundup: Hillsong Young and Free, NEEDTOBREATHE, and More

It’s Friday and a few artists are starting to slowly emerge from their pandemic lockdowns…

Watching These Gen Z Twins Listen to ‘Jolene’ For the First Time Is Utterly Rad

Over on YouTube, two Gen Z twins who go by TwinstheNewTrend record videos of them…

Check Out Billie Eilish’s Melancholy New Stunner: ‘My Future’

Billie Eilish is back with a surprise new single and music video, both well worth…

Lecrae Explains Why He Left His Cushy Deal at Columbia Records

Lecrae’s been in the news quite a bit lately, both for his strong stance in…

Looks Like Kanye West’s Presidential Campaign Has Chance the Rapper’s Endorsement

Last week, Kanye West followed through on his longstanding desire to run for president, announcing…

Listen to Another New Sufjan Stevens Song: ‘My Rajneesh’

Just a week after Sufjan Stevens’ freaky folk July 4 return with “My America,” he’s…

Switchfoot Has Dropped a Cover of Frank Ocean’s ‘Swim Good’ and Has an EP of Covers on the Way

Switchfoot has been putting quarantine to good use by recording a new EP of covers called,…

How Maverick City Music Is Breaking the Worship Music Mold

With all the worship music out there, it can be tempting to lump it all…

Check Out the Video for Hillsong UNITED’s ‘Another In the Fire’, Featuring the Hillsong Crew in Quarantine

Hard to say what the original concept for the “Another in the Fire” music video…

The 1975 on How Refusing to Compromise Led to Success

Friday will see the release of Notes on a Conditional Form, the latest release from The…

Bethel’s Josh Baldwin on Keeping Worship Music as Honest as Possible

Josh Baldwin cut his teeth in the Southeast, where he grew up on the traveling…

Here’s RELEVANT’s Quarantunes Mix to Get You Through Your Week

Hey, quick question: what day is it? Honestly, the new normal is starting to feel…

Lorde, Lana Del Rey, Nine Inch Nails and Pretty Much Everyone Is Working on New Music in Quarantine

Quarantine brought out hobbies in everyone. Some people bake. Others took up yoga. Lots of…

Lauren Daigle

This feature was originally published in issue 96 of RELEVANT Magazine.  Lauren Daigle couldn’t believe…

Wande Is Reach Records’ First Woman Artist and She’s Just Getting Started

Lecrae. Andy Mineo. Trip Lee. Tedashii. The Reach Records roster is a murderer’s row of…

For King & Country Teamed Up With Kirk Franklin and Tori Kelly for a New Quarantine Anthem: ‘Together’

For King & Country have spent the last few weeks holed up in quarantine, and…

Kim Walker-Smith on How Socially Distanced Church Has Helped Her Get Back to the Basics

Jesus Culture has always inhabited a unique space in the worship music scene. They’re veterans…