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Music notes | Audrey Assad shares her inheritance

Audrey Assad

Audrey Assad fell in love with hymns as a child raised in the Plymouth Brethren church, where vocal cords (the “sacred harp”) were the only instrument in Sunday services. “I learned to sing there, from the old hymnbooks, in four-part ...

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Music notes | Delirious over remastered album

Stu G

Stu G, guitarist, songwriter, producer and founding member of Delirious?, has released Have You Heard 2015, a remastered 20th anniversary edition, The album features every original member of Delirious? The band’s promoters said Have You Heard 2015 captures the youthful ...

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Music notes | MercyMe’s second holiday album debuts at No. 1

MercyMe

Contemporary Christian stalwarts, MercyMe, winners of eight Dove Awards, have a released its second holiday album with MercyMe It’s Christmas! The album, released in October, debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Holiday Albums Chart. The band, which formed in 1994, ...

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The unmaking of Nichole Nordeman

Nichole Nordeman

One of Christian music’s best-known voices emerges from a 10-year hiatus to sing about hope amid pain. Fifteen years ago, Nichole Nordeman, then still in her 20s, was one of the biggest names in contemporary Christian music. Between 1998 and ...

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Music notes | Bethel artist enters Brave New World

Amanda Cook

Redding, California-based Bethel Music has released the debut album of its artist Amanda Cook. Brave New World features 13 original songs which the label describes as “melodic and ethereally rich atmosphere of worship.” Bethel Music, affiliated with Bethel Church, is ...

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Music Notes | New project for Cheri Keaggy

Cheri Keaggy

Dove Award-winning singer/songwriter Cheri Keaggy has released her ninth album, No Longer My Own. The songwriter said the project, which she also produced, brought tears to her own father. “After he had a chance to give it a good listen, ...

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New band 6th Day Made creates debut single

6th Day Made

Christian rock band 6th Day Made, whose members have shared the stage with some of the biggest names in the industry, have debuted their breakout single, “The Story of Love.” Guitarist and background vocalist Mark Maggard said the song perfectly ...

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Music news | Audio Adrenaline has a chart topper

Audio Adrenaline

Audio Adrenaline’s Sound of the Saints, the band’s second album since re-forming in 2012, debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Christian Albums chart after its May 5 release. The Fair Trade Services project also entered the Billboard 200 at No. 69 ...

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Point blank | Shooting alters singer’s direction

Marz Jukebox

Lamar Lacañgan was sitting in the driver’s seat of his car. Next to him was Tony, a friend from high school. A recent graduate of Rancho Buena Vista High School, Lacañgan was visiting his hometown during a break from pharmacy ...

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