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Christmas music has the power to transcend present circumstances and vast stretches of time to evoke poignant memories like nothing else, no matter the time of year or the temperature outside. Worship leader Kim Walker-Smith learned this lesson as she entered the studio to record her first holiday album,...

Brooke Fraser Brutal Romantic Vagrant Records Rating: 3/5 stars Genre: Pop www.brookefraser.com If Taylor Swift’s new album catapulted her into an entirely different genre, then Brutal...

I was privileged to write a biography of Andrew Peterson for the liner notes of his latest, After All These Years, so I’ve spent quite a bit of time with the album. And if you read my...

Beginning Sunday, Nov. 2, five-time GRAMMY winner Steven Curtis Chapman will host a monthly concert series at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium. “Sam’s Place – Music for the Spirit” will provide an evening of multi-genre collaborations from some of the biggest names in not...

Natalie Grant and her twin daughters, Gracie and Bella Each year, the press room backstage at the Dove Awards is teeming with a host of diverse artists and industry professionals. Both national...

NASHVILLE, TN – AUGUST 13: Back row L/R: Recording Artists TobyMac, Natalie Grant, Executive Director GMA Jackie Patillo, Recording Artists Chris Rademaker and Jodi King of Love &...

Christmas music has the power to transcend present circumstances and vast stretches of time to evoke poignant memories like nothing else, no matter the time of year or the temperature outside. Worship leader Kim Walker-Smith learned this lesson as she entered the studio to record her first holiday album,...

Life can be so ordinary. Yet, when normal, everyday people make the choice to live for something greater than themselves, the extraordinary happens. Things begin to change. Hearts begin...

By sharing the message behind the music, Christian hip-hop/alternative artist Nate Feuerstein (aka NF) hopes to connect audiences to Christ’s unfailing love to sustain them during life’s...

Natalie Grant and her twin daughters, Gracie and Bella Each year, the press room backstage at the Dove Awards is teeming with a host of diverse artists and industry professionals. Both national and local media (everyone from freelancers and bloggers to major local and national journalists) stake out the best...

We were tweeting live from the press room at last night’s Dove Awards, held at Nashville’s Allen Arena on the campus of Lipscomb University. (Be sure to follow us on Twitter...

The 2014 K-LOVE Fan Awards just wrapped up at Nashville’s historic Grand Ole Opry House. For the second year in a row, fans had the final say. Here’s who they deemed worthy...

Artists, Albums & Songs We Love Ellie Holcomb In light of the adorable Ellie Holcomb’s well-deserved New Artist of the Year Dove win, our TSO Pick of the Week became an easy choice. At Tuesday night’s ceremony, Holcomb became the second independent artist ever to win a Dove for New Artist...

Remember the worship staple “Hungry” (I’m falling on my knees/Offering all of me/Jesus, You’re all this heart is living for)? Singer/songwriter/worship leader Kathryn...

Well-known artists like Carrie Underwood and Taylor Swift may call Nashville home, but hundreds of Christian artists also proudly reside in Music City. Francesca Battistelli, TobyMac, Matthew...

Brooke Fraser Brutal Romantic Vagrant Records Rating: 3/5 stars Genre: Pop www.brookefraser.com If Taylor Swift’s new album catapulted her into an entirely different genre, then Brutal Romantic is Brooke Fraser’s 1989. The saccharine singer/songwriter of Albertine all but vanishes on Fraser’s latest...

I was privileged to write a biography of Andrew Peterson for the liner notes of his latest, After All These Years, so I’ve spent quite a bit of time with the album. And if you read my...

Love Ran Red (sixstepsrecords) Chris Tomlin Acclaimed worship artist Chris Tomlin returns with Love Ran Red, his follow-up to the record-breaking Burning Lights, which joined a very select...

Francesca with Mercy Grads For the accompanying music video for her current hit single “He Knows My Name,” Francesca Battistelli partnered with Mercy Ministries, an organization that provides a free-of-charge, voluntary, faith-based residential program for young women facing a combination of life-controlling...

Artists, Albums & Songs We Love “From the Day” I Am They This new six-piece worship band, anchored on the group’s superb three-part harmony and an eclectic mix of instrumentation,...

Artists, Albums & Songs We Love “No Turning Back” Brandon Heath Fans got a taste of Brandon Heath’s upcoming album last week when he released a new song to radio along...

MercyMe, one of 17 artists performing at Night of Joy 2014 If you haven’t ever been to Disney’s Night of Joy at Walt Disney World, you are truly missing out. It’s a Christian music fan’s paradise! For the rookies attending this year’s two-night event at the Magic Kingdom, Sept....

The Ryman Auditorium Music City is home to dozens of music venues in the most unlikely places. Nearly every restaurant downtown offers a stage of some sort, mainly for local, unsigned talent....

You’ll never hear these six incredible artists on Christian radio, and they quite prefer it that way. While all of these artists write from a faith-based perspective, they choose...