Music

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…

Legend Has It

Editor’s note: This article originally appeared in March.  When John Legend stepped into the role…

Check Out the Lyric Video for Elevation Worship’s ‘RATTLE!’

Elevation Worship has dropped a lyric video for “RATTLE!”, which features over ten, yes, count ’em, ten minutes…

This Internet Hero Is Crowdsourcing the Rest of Sufjan’s Abandoned 50 State Project

Back in 2005, indie music fans dared to believe that Sufjan Stevens’ plan to record…

Watch Johnnyswim, Tori Kelly and David Crowder’s Socially Distanced Take on ‘Because He Lives’

Earlier this week, Passion Music dropped a belated Easter present online. Longtime Passion worship leader…

Premiere: Melanie Penn’s Lyric Video for ‘Psalm 23’ Might Help Ease Your Quarantine Anxiety

We’re big fans of NYC singer/songwriter Melanie Penn, who is currently releasing a brand new…

Dance Your Heart Out to Lauren’s Daigle’s Socially Distanced Spin on ‘Still Rolling Stones’

One of the few entertaining parts of the global efforts to flatten the curve has…

Let Dolly Parton’s Self-Quarantined Easter Hymn Boost Your Spirit

Like most Americans, Dolly Parton spent Easter Sunday in self-quarantine. But as any self-respecting American…

Phoebe Bridgers’ Excellent New Song ‘Kyoto’ Is the Cure for Your Quarantine Blues

Since releasing Strangers in the Alps in 2017, Phoebe Bridgers has become a dynamite part of America’s…

John Prine, Who Passed Away From COVID-19 Complications, Was One of America’s Best Ever Songwriters

John Prine, who passed away in Nashville, Tenn. on Tuesday night from complications from COVID-19,…

Soul Legend Bill Withers Has Passed Away at 81 Years Old

Bill Withers, the soul icon whose string of timeless hits include “Ain’t No Sunshine,” “Lean…

The Music Video for Lecrae and YK Osiris’ ‘Set Me Free’ Is Just Epic

We didn’t need another reason to love “Set Me Free” — Lecrae’s first single from…

Dolly Parton Is Donating a Million Dollars to Fund Coronavirus Research, Obviously

Death, taxes and Dolly Parton giving generously to meet the needs of a tired and…

Adam Schlesinger, ‘That Thing You Do’ and ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ Songwriter, Has Died of COVID-19

Adam Schlesinger, co-founder of Fountains of Wayne and writer of a collection of astonishingly good…

Watch Chris Tomlin Join Steph and Ayesha Curry to Worship Together Over IG Live
https://www.instagram.com/p/B-N-4GsA6MI/

Like many families, Steph and Ayesha Curry are self isolating, looking for ways to fill…

Exclusive: Check Out This Excellent Short Documentary About ‘Heathen’, GAWVI’s Upcoming Album

On April 10, we’re getting a brand new album from GAWVI, the excellent Reach Records…

Harry Styles’ Tiny Desk Concert Shows How Good of a Singer/Songwriter He Really Is

Harry Styles may have risen to fame as the member of a pop outfit, but…

ALERT: Sufjan Stevens Will Debut His Brand New Album Via Livestream Today

A few weeks back, Sufjan Stevens announced that he and his stepfather Lowell Bram had…

Remembering the Weird ‘70s Ska Song That Became a Viral Super-Hit, ‘Jesus Is My Friend’

No matter how many times you’ve watched this video of the Catholic band Sonseed performing…

Jon Foreman Has Some Songs for Your Self-Quarantine Needs

This whole social thing distancing is difficult for everyone, but for people who like watching…

Coldplay’s Tiny Desk Concert Is a Refreshingly Joyful Escape

Prior to many of the country’s office workers being forced to work from home because…

Christian Rapper Flame Will Not Get $2.8 Million From Katy Perry and Team After Judge Overrules Copyright Verdict

Back in July, a jury ruled that Katy Perry and her team ripped Christian rapper…

Here’s the Live Video for Cory Asbury’s ‘Father’s House’

Need a pick-me-up this morning? Cory Asbury has released a new live video for his…

Here’s a Worship Parody Song That Calls Out Modern Tropes

You may remember Shama Mrema’s viral Veggie Tales rap from a few years back. Here’s…

Watch the Live Video for Brandon Lake’s ‘We Praise You’

Bethel Music has released a new live video for Brandon Lake’s “We Praise You”, and…

Watch Derek Minor, Andy Mineo, Lecrae and Others Tour the Holy Land

Recently, a group of hip-hop artists including Derek Minor Lecrae, Andy Mineo, Canon, Propaganda, Tedashii and…

Mötley Crüe Drummer Tommy Lee Has a Very Intense Inspirational Message for David Crowder

A week after posting a bizarre message from Gary Busey—in which Busey pleads for a…

Watch Hillsong United Perform ‘Good Grace’ Live From Passion

Hillsong United were among the worship artists to perform at the Passion 2020 event in…

Give Us Clean Hands: How Long to Wash Your Hands to Classic Christian Songs

COVID-19 has gone from vague warning to real endemic in the U.S., and CDC spokespeople…

Kendrick Lamar Has Announced a New Company: pgLang

Kendrick Lamar has announced the creation of a new company called pgLang, which is being…

The Dixie Chicks Are Back With a New Jack Antonoff-Produced Single ‘Gaslighter’

The Dixie Chicks haven’t made any new music together since 2006, but their legacy has…

Taylor Swift Is Donating a Million Dollars to Nashville Tornado Relief Efforts

Taylor Swift is giving back to the city that made her a star, donating a…

Should We Be Concerned With This Bizarre Message Gary Busey Left David Crowder?

David Crowder is a popular worship artist with a very large following. Gary Busey is…

Watch Brett Younker and Passion Sing ‘Raise a Hallelujah’ with 65,000 Students

This year’s Passion conference drew more than 65,000—many of them college students. As they explain…

Watch Kari Jobe and Cody Carnes Perform ‘Way Maker’ with Kristian Stanfill and Passion

Kari Jobe and Cody Carnes recently joined Kristian Stanfill and the Passion worship team at…

Remember the Time Amy Grant Was Doctor Strange’s Girlfriend (Sort of)?

A reader recently reminded us of one of the stranger pieces of Contemporary Christian Music…

Watch Nathaniel Rateliff’s Stirring Performance of ‘Time Stands’ on ‘The Late Show’

Last night, singer/songwriter Nathaniel Rateliff stopped by The Late Show and performed his latest single…