Casting Crowns

  1. Casting Crowns, Of Mice & Men Heading for Top 10 on Billboard 200

    January 31, 2014 5:25 PM EST Casting Crowns and Of Mice & Men are heading for top 10 debuts on the Billboard 200 chart next week. And for the latter, it'll be their best week ever. Industry sources suggest that Casting Crowns' latest album, “Thrive,” may sell ar ...

  2. Exclusive: Steven Curtis Chapman Leaving EMI's Sparrow For Sony's Provident Label

    August 03, 2012 8:02 AM EDT NASHVILLE-After 25 years with Sparrow Records, Steven Curtis Chapman is exiting the EMI Christian Music Group label Sparrow to sign with Provident Music Group, Sony's Christian division. His label debut, Joy , a Christmas collection, will rel ...

  3. Francesca Battistelli Wins Gospel Artist of the Year at Dove Awards

    April 21, 2011 7:19 AM EDT Francesca Battistelli continues her strong surge as Christian music's biggest star. Battistelli won artist of the year at the 42nd annual Dove Awards held in Atlanta for the first time Wednesday night. She also went home with two more awards ...

  4. Dove Awards for Christian Music To Debut in Atlanta

    April 20, 2011 7:15 AM EDT The Dove Awards show for Christian music is leaving Nashville for the first time in its 42-year history and organizers expect the new production in Atlanta to be just as successful and uplifting. The motivation for moving was to expand the nationa ...

  5. Chart Moves: Katy Perry, Rihanna Set Records; Lupe Fiasco, Christian Music on Billboard 200

    March 17, 2011 1:00 PM EDT The Billboard Hot 100: -- Katy Perry: As Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" remains atop the Hot 100 for a fifth week -- its entire chart run -- Katy Perry's "Teenage Dream" becomes the first album to yield four No. 1s on Ho ...

  6. Chapman, Heath, Casting Crowns Net Doves

    April 24, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Nashville veteran Steven Curtis Chapman, newcomer Brandon Heath and perennial favorites Casting Crowns topped the list of artists taking home honors at the Gospel Music Association's 40th annual GMA Dove Awards last night (April 23) at the Gr ...

  7. TobyMac Among Top Honorees At GMA Music Awards

    April 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT TobyMac, Casting Crowns, Natalie Grant, Chris Tomlin, Trin-i-tee 5:7, Israel & New Breed and the David Crowder band were among the top honorees at the 39th annual GMA Music Awards last night at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. The focal ...

  8. Casting Crowns' Hall Leads Dove Awards Nods

    February 15, 2008 12:00 AM EST Casting Crowns frontman Mark Hall leads the list of nominees for the 39th annual Gospel Music Assn. Dove Awards. Hall earned six nominations, among them male vocalist and a song of the year nod for "East to West." His band, Casting Crown ...

  9. 'High School Musical 2' Still Tops On Billboard 200

    September 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In a quiet week for new releases, the soundtrack to Disney's "High School Musical 2" remains atop of the The Billboard 200 for a fourth week. The set moved 165,000 copies in the U.S., a 22% decrease from last week's total. It ...

  10. Dove Nominees For Songwriter Of The Year Revealed

    April 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Kirk Franklin, Mark Hall, Mat Kearney, Mac Powell and Aaron Shust are the final nominees for the Gospel Music Assn.'s Dove Award for songwriter of the year. The winner will be announced at the GMA Dove Awards on April 25 at Nashville's G ...

  11. Ticketmaster Buys Echomusic Stake

    March 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ticketmaster has clinched a deal to acquire a majority stake in echomusic, the Nashville-based entertainment marketing company specializing in branding, Web development, online advertising and sponsorship campaigns, and the digital distribution of ...

  12. Daughtry Heads Back to No. 1

    March 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST Daughtry returns to No. 1 as a bland Feb. 27 release slate generates a sleepy Billboard 200 chart ... Nelly Furtado returns to the top 10 on the big chart for the first time since August ... Ciara makes a big jump ... We've got a look at the ...

  13. West Registers No. 1 Album Debut

    September 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With "Late Registration," Kanye West rules the school as his sophomore Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam album makes a chart-topping bow on The Billboard 200 this week. After a few weeks of relatively low-key activ With "Late Registration," ...

  14. GMA Awards To Air At Last

    December 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST PAX picks up April event. In a case of "better late than never," the GMA Music Awards, previously known as the Dove Awards, are scheduled to air Dec. 27 on PAX TV. The Gospel Music Assn.'s annual awards show, which was held April 28 ...