Religious music

  1. TobyMac In The Driver's Seat

    September 07, 2012 8:00 AM EDT TobyMac keeps cruising with No. 1 Billboard 200 album and No. 1 Christian single. TobyMac may describe his eclectic, multigenre fusion as "music for the minivan," but it's proved to be a super-charged vehicle that consistently drive ...

  2. 'Sing-Off' Winners Committed Releasing Album This Spring

    December 22, 2010 12:00 AM EST After five weeks of singing secular music, the Alabama gospel group Committed is vowing to stay true to its roots after being named the second-season winner of NBC's "The Sing-Off" reality competition Monday night (Dec. 20). "W ...

  3. Casting Crowns Wins Artist Of Year At Dove Awards

    April 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT For Casting Crowns , the Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away. Shortly after having its five-year winning streak as group of the year snapped at the 41st annual Dove Awards on Wednesday, the top-selling Christian supergroup won the night's bi ...

  4. Chapman, Grant Among Dove Award Songwriter Finalists

    March 31, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Gospel Music Association (GMA) has announced that Steven Curtis Chapman, Natalie Grant, Brandon Heath, Jason Ingram and Tony Wood are the final nominees for the Dove Award for songwriter of the year. The winner will be announced at the 39th An ...

  5. Christmas In July: 6 Questions With Sheryl Crow

    July 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The lights and candles and wreaths were out in Sheryl Crow's Los Angeles living room—in mid-June. Christmas came early in Crow's world this year because of an as-yet- untitled holiday album she's recorded with producer Bill Bottrell ...

  6. GMA Week Spawns Mainstream-Targeting Christian Tour

    April 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT It's always an intriguing intersection of commerce and ministry as the faithful gather for the annual Gospel Music Assn.'s Music Week convention and Dove Awards show. Held April 19-23 in downtown Nashville, GMA Music Week attracts artist ...

  7. Christmas In July

    June 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Can anything be more pleasant than the holidays? If your bottom line depends on December, the answer is probably "Yes!" Music fans may flip through these pages and see great gifts. But the industry sees a frenzied workplace and a tough e ...

  8. Tomlin, Herms Win Top Honors At ASCAP Christian Awards

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Chris Tomlin, Bernie Herms and EMI CMG Publishing were the top winners at the 29th Annual ASCAP Christian Music Awards, held tonight (April 23) in Nashville. Tomlin took home songwriter of the year for "How Great Is Our God" and "Ma ...

  9. Hall, Chapman Deliver Top Song At BMI Christian Awards

    April 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Casting Crowns' "Voice of Truth" earned BMI song of the year honors, while the group's frontman Mark Hall, who wrote that song with Steven Curtis Chapman, earned the prestigious songwriter of the year title at the BMI Christian ...

  10. Tomlin Tops Doves

    April 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Chris Tomlin took top honors at the 37th Annual Gospel Music Association (GMA) Music Awards last night (April 5) in Nashville, netting five Dove trophies, including artist of the year and male vocalis Chris Tomlin took top honors at the 37th Annua ...

  11. Curtains For Watermark

    August 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Husband/wife team to quit recording, touring. The husband/wife duo Watermark are calling it quits. The Rocketown Records act, which have released four albums on the Franklin, Tenn.-based label, will cease recording and touring by next year. Nathan ...

  12. BMI Christian Awards Honor Mark Hall

    June 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Songwriter earned four nods. Mark Hall was named songwriter of the year at BMI's annual Christian Music Awards Monday (June 20) night at the performing rights organization's Nashville offices. Hall earned four BMI Citations of Achievemen ...

  13. Higher Ground

    March 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Charlie Daniels serves up a new recipe for bluegrass and gospel on his latest CD. Read Deborah Evans Price's column. Charlie Daniels serves up a new recipe for bluegrass and gospel on his latest CD. Read Deborah Evans Price's column. New ...

  14. Blind Boys Founder George Scott Dies

    March 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Gospel baritone was 75. Gospel baritone was 75. News ...

  15. Smith Is Top Doves Contender

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Gospel honors set for April 13. Gospel honors set for April 13. News ...

  16. Gladys Knight & the Saints Unified Voices

    January 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST The veteran turns her talents to gospel with richly satisfying results. The veteran turns her talents to gospel with richly satisfying results. News ...

  17. Epic Names Marketing VP

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Lewis to focus on Christian, gospel. Lewis to focus on Christian, gospel. News ...

  18. In The Spirit

    December 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST In what may be one of the fastest start-ups in history, the Gospel Music Channel bowed as scheduled Oct. 30 and looks to be a promising venture that should aid gospel's growth. Read Deborah Evan Price In what may be one of the fastest start-u ...

  19. MercyMe Mates Keep It Simple

    December 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST New label inks deals with Provident, Sony. MercyMe frontman Bart Millard and the band's producer, Pete Kipley, have teamed with INO Records president Jeff Moseley to launch Simple Records. The Nashville-based Christian label has signed the Af ...

  20. Classical Score

    June 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Morocco's Fes Festival of World Sacred Music presents artists within that genre from around the globe. Read Anastasia Tsioulcas' column. Morocco's Fes Festival of World Sacred Music presents artists within that genre from around the ...

  21. Higher Ground

    June 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The 26th annual ASCAP Christian Music Awards name MercyMe's Bart Millard and Sparrow's Nichole Nordeman songwriters of the year. Read Deborah Evans Price's column. The 26th annual ASCAP Christian Music Awards name MercyMe's Bar ...

  22. GMA Sponsorship Exec Exits

    June 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT After four years as sponsorship manager, Daniel White is exiting the Gospel Music Assn. (GMA). After four years as sponsorship manager, Daniel White is exiting the Gospel Music Assn. (GMA). White is moving from Nashville to Austin to take a positi ...

  23. Millard, Nordeman Top ASCAP Christian Honors

    May 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MercyMe lead vocalist Bart Millard and Sparrow recording artist Nichole Nordeman shared songwriter of the year honors at the 26th annual ASCAP Christian Awards, held last night (May 24) at the Richlan MercyMe lead vocalist Bart Millard and Sparrow ...

  24. Higher Ground

    May 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Newcomer Jeremy Camp wows the Gospel Music Assn. as he beats out established artists to win one of his first two Dove Awards. Read Deborah Evans Price's column. Newcomer Jeremy Camp wows the Gospel Music Assn. as he beats out established ar ...

  25. Higher Ground

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Newcomer Jeremy Camp wows the Gospel Music Assn. as he beats out established artists to win one of his first two Dove Awards. Read Deborah Evans Price's column. Newcomer Jeremy Camp wows the Gospel Music Assn. as he beats out established ar ...

  26. In The Spirit

    May 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Gospel Music Channel and MP Network are launching cable outlets. Read Deborah Evans Price's column. The Gospel Music Channel and MP Network are launching cable outlets. Read Deborah Evans Price's column. News Deborah Evans Price ...

  27. MercyMe, Switchfoot Top Dove Awards

    April 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MercyMe gets artist, song of the year. MercyMe gets artist, song of the year. News ...

  28. MercyMe, Switchfoot Top Dove Awards

    April 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MercyMe, Switchfoot, Stacie Orrico and Jeremy Camp were the top winners at the Gospel Music Assn.'s 35th annual awards show last night (April 28) at Nashville's Municipal Auditorium. The event conclud MercyMe, Switchfoot, Stacie Orrico a ...

  29. GMA Hands Out Industry Awards

    April 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Gospel Music Assn. presented several special awards during its annual membership meeting Monday (April 26). The Gospel Music Assn. presented several special awards during its annual membership meeting Monday (April 26). This year's Impact ...

  30. Consulting, Promo Firms Launch Gospel Alliance

    March 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Managing Dreams Entertainment & Consulting is partnering with gospel promotional company GZ Underground for a new joint venture targeting the needs of independent gospel artists, labels and minist Managing Dreams Entertainment & Consul ...

  31. SESAC Honors Christian Songwriter Kipley

    March 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Songwriter/producer Peter Kipley was named SESAC's 2003 christian songwriter of the year during an awards dinner Tuesday (March 2) at Nashville's Acorn restaurant. Kipley's "Word of God Speak," record Songwriter/producer P ...

  32. In The Spirit

    January 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Lee Williams & the Spiritual QC's pocketed five trophies at the 19th annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards, held Jan. 10 in Houston. Lee Williams & the Spiritual QC's pocketed five trophies at the 19th annual Stellar Gospel Musi ...

  33. In The Spirit

    January 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Lee Williams & the Spiritual QC's pocketed five trophies at the 19th annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards, held Jan. 10 in Houston. Lee Williams & the Spiritual QC's pocketed five trophies at the 19th annual Stellar Gospel Musi ...

  34. Christian Sales Pick Up At Year's End

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Christmas season rescues 2003 from mediocrity. The waning months of 2003 brought good news to the Christian/gospel music industry, as U.S. sales showed signs of rebounding. Sales of Christian/gospel music ended the year down 5.2%, according to Nie ...