Australia's national Christian music charts, The Rock Across Australia (TRAA), today announced Mat Kearney's Closer To Love as the 2009 Song of the Year, and honored 30 year old American singer Brandon Heath as 2009 Artist of the Year.
This is first time Mat Kearney (pronounced Karni) and Brandon Heat...
Here are a few upcoming releases in Christian albums for the first quarter of the year that are relevant to the music played on J103:
January 12, 2010
- All Star United - The Good Album - E1 Entertainment
January 26, 2010
- Various - WOW Gospel 2010 - Verity Records - Provident
- Above The Golden State - The Golden Rule - Sparrow Records - EMICMG
- Deas Vail - Birds & Cages - Gotee Records - Word
February 9, 2010
- tobyMac - Tonight - Forefront Records - EMICMG
- Fireflight - For Those Who Wait - Flicker Records - Provident
March 2, 2010
- Point Of Grace - No Changin' Us - Word Records - Word
- Various - WoW Worship Purple - Word Records - Word
- Pocket Full of Rocks - More Than Noise - Myrrh Records - Word
- Meredith Andrews - As Long As It Takes - Myrrh Records - Word
- Francesca Battistelli - My Paper Heart (Deluxe Edition) - Word Records - Word
March 9, 2010
- Sanctus Real - Pieces Of A Real Heart - Sparrow Records - EMICMG
- Chasen - That Was Then This Is Now - INO Records - Provident
March 23, 2010
- Robbie Seay Band - Miracle - Sparrow Records - EMICMG
- DecembeRadio - Live CD/DVD - CHP - EMICMG
March 30, 2010
- Amy Grant - Somewhere Down The Road - Sparrow Records - EMICMG
- Sarah Reeves - TBD EP - Sparrow Records - EMICMG
- Remedy Drive - Daylight Is Coming (Re-release) - Word Records - Word
Here is an interview Nappy did with Mark Schultz.
Nappy: Are you originally from the North Carolina area?
Kansas is where I grew up. Then moved to Nashville right after college, Kansas State University. Packed everything up in my Mazda RX-7 and moved to Nashville. Then I got married three and half years ago. My wife is a doctor OB/GYN, so she went to undergrad at UNC/medical school and doing her medical residency at UNC so we are here at Chapel Hill.
Nappy: That definitely m...
Over And Underneath Among Billboard’s Top 10 Christian Albums For Year Tenth Avenue North, the reigning GMA Dove Awards New Artist of the Year, wrapped an incredibly active and successful 2009 with appearances on both the charts and the airwaves, plus news of appearances already scheduled for 2010. Coming in at No. 1 on the Billboard 2009 Hot Christian Songs Artists chart, the band also landed an impressive two songs on the Hot Christian Songs chart, including the No. 1 radio single “By Your Side” at No. 2 and “Hold My Heart” at No. 13. More impressive is the fact that Tenth...
Today, the blockbuster fourth studio album, Until The Whole World Hears from GRAMMY, AMA and five-time Dove Award-winning “Group of the Year,” Casting Crowns (Beach Street/Reunion Records), reaches RIAA Gold status, only four weeks after the Nov. 17 release. This certification, signifying U.S. album shipments exceeding 500,000 units, marks the fastest-selling Casting Crowns album in its unparalleled six-year career. With its sales continuing to demonstrate an upward trend, Casting Crowns is again named Billboard’s Top Christian Album Art...