Music: What We're Listening to




FOR THE WEEK OF JULY 22, 2017:
1. Wonder / Hillsong UNITED
2. How Can It Be / Lauren Daigle
3. Lifer / MercyMe
4. Crooked / Propaganda
5. Hymns/ Joey + Rory
6. Chain Breaker / Zach Williams
7. Unleashed / Skillet
8. Awake / Skillet
9. This Is Not A Test / TobyMac
10. Let There Be Light / Hillsong Worship
(From Billboard)





FOR THE WEEK OF JULY 22, 2017
1. Even If / MercyMe
2. Home / Chris Tomlin
3. Oh My Soul / Casting Crowns
4. Unfinished / Mandisa
5. What a Beautiful Name/ Hillsong Worship
6. Old Church Choir / Zach Williams
7. Beloved / Jordan Feliz
8. Bulletproof / Citizen Way
9. O Come to the Altar / Elevation Worship
10. Hills and Valleys / Tauren Wells
(From Billboard)


Mandisa / Out of the Dark
You may be thinking that it’s been awhile since you heard any news or new music from Christian music artist Mandisa and you would be correct. It’s been four years since the world was singing her anthem song, “Overcomer,” from here last album of the same name. At the time, Mandisa was on top of the world appearing on TV shows like Good Morning America inspiring many with tales of God’s goodness, healing and her amazing weight loss story.
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Phil Wickham / Children of God 
Children of God starts out mysteriously with a haunting version of the "Doxology" hymn and then turns to foot thumping “Better Than Life” and “Your Love Awakens Me.” It’s a unique sound that will make you want to dance and celebrate. It did for Phil. “I feel like my heart’s been reawakened to passion and purpose. That’s where the song came from,” Phil explains. “I definitely wanted the lyrics to be very communal in a way that wasn’t specific to my situation, but is specific to everyone’s situation who is going through something hard. The music coupled with the lyrics and celebrating God’s love and wanting more of Him – I hope that will inspire people.”



Amy Grant Inducted Into the Music City Walk of Fame
In recognition of her significant contributions to Nashville and its musical heritage, six-time Grammy® Award winner Amy Grant was inducted into the Music City Walk of Fame yesterday, April 27, 2017. Joining Grant were longtime friend and CAA agent John Huie, and Bart Millard from the band MercyMe, who (according to today’s press release) gave an incredibly moving and heartfelt introduction to Grant, Read More >>>

Branan Murphy Creates ‘Conscious Pop’ Music
Sony/Provident’s Essential Records has announced that they have signed Branan Murphy as he releases his debut single "All the Wrong Things" which features Koryn Hawthorne, Season 8 finalist of NBC’s The Voice. Murphy says that his music is a little different saying that his brand is “conscious pop” and likes to write songs about what it means to be human. Read More >>>

Matt Maher Releases Powerful New Song – ‘Your Love Defends Me’
"This song comes out of Psalm 91, and the idea of God being not a refuge, but our ONLY refuge. I think we can all relate to moments in our lives where who we were (or who we'll become) comes crashing to the forefront of who we are, and all of a sudden there's this fight happening inside for who gets control - the past or the future or the present moment now," shares Maher on the idea behind his new single. Read More >>>