Family Life Artist News 2/5/13

02.05.13 | Terese Main | Comments[0]

Reckless Video:  Jeremy Camp has just released a new video for the song “Reckless.”  You can check it out here.

Sold Out Carnegie Hall:  Michael W. Smith performed to a capacity crowd of 2,800 at the famed New York City Carnegie Hall in January.  The event also included fans performing with Smith, including 15 fans performing in the orchestra. 

#2 of #1s:  Steven Curtis Chapman is releasing a 2nd volume of #1 songs on February 12.  It includes recent hits like “Do Everything” and “Yours” along with classic Chapman like “For the Sake of the Call” and “Live Out Loud.”

Revolve Tour:  Britt Nicole and Natalie Grant join the Revolve Tour for teen girls this year.  There are no dates scheduled for NY.  The closest PA show to the Family Life listening area is Philadelphia on March 9th.

Passion CD:  More than 60-thousand students from 56 countries gathered at Passion 2013 at the Georgia Dome, to raise money to help end human slavery.  A live recording of the event will be released March 12th.  “Passion:  Let the Future Begin” includes songs from Chris Tomlin, Matt Redman, Christy Nockels, Kristian Stanfill and others.

Aussie Mac:  Australia’s official national Christian music chart has given top honors to tobyMac.  “Me Without You” was played more than any other song in 2012.  He also earned Artist of the Year in 1999, with dc Talk. 

Song of 2012:  “Where I Belong” by Building 429 was named the Christian Song of the Year by Billboard. 

Sandy Hook Concert:  Chris Tomlin, tobyMac, Mandisa, Laura Story, Casting Crowns, Steven Curtis Chapman and others came together for “Hope and Healing,” on January 15th in Bridgeport, CT.  The show was designed to honor the victims of the Sandy Hook shooting, and encourage the community.

New on Family Life:

Chris August “Restore” A song about redeeming marriage, from “The Upside of Down” CD.
Finding Favour “Slip on By”
Casting Crowns “Already There” Written about Meka, the Hall’s daughter, adopted from China.  She has endured many surgeries since coming to the US.  From the CD “Come To the Well.”
For King and Country “Middle of Your Heart” From the “Crave” CD.


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