Lecrae landed his first No. 1 album on Billboard 200 with "Anomaly," which sold 88,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielson SoundScan.
This is also the first No. 1 album for his independent Christian label Reach Records, beating out "Gravity," which sold 72,000 units in its first week in 2012.
"Anomaly" is Lecrae's sixth No.1 album on the Gospel charts and the first to top both the Gospel and Billboard 200 charts. It also topped the Christian album chart. This makes Lecrae the fifth artist to hit No.1 in both Christian and Billboard 200, as other artists, such as Chris Tomlin, Toby Mac, LeAnn Rimes and Bob Carlisle achieved the same feat with past projects. more >>
The 2014 Dove Awards are taking place in Nashville, Tennessee on Oct. 7 in what Gospel Music Association's president said will be a ceremony that will delight the Lord.
Each year, GMA's Dove Awards shine a spotlight on leading Christian artists during a star-studded ceremony, and this year will be no different, according to GMA president and director Jackie Patillo.
"The Dove Awards stage represents all genres of gospel music on one stage," she told The Christian Post this week. "The unity and diversity that we experience when our artists and industry come together is awesome to me. It's what heaven is going to look like. I think it makes God smile, as we fulfill the desire of His heart and unite as one and adore Him." more >>
Nick Jonas is no longer wearing his promise ring, which symbolized his pledge to remain abstinent until marriage, but said that he still has a strong relationship with God and love for the church.
"This is a real growth in me and that's not something I'm doing anymore," Jonas told HuffPost Live when asked about why he was no longer wearing the ring. "But I've got my set of values, things that are important to me now at this point in my life, and that's all that matters."
Jonas recently decided to establish himself as a solo artist and has a new song "Jealous" out as well as a role on the new DirecTV series "Kingdom." The role featured an intimate scene that left some feeling uncomfortable given Jonas' views on sex before marriage. However, he distanced himself from the emotional involvement and saw it merely as a role to fulfill. more >>
This group wanted to play a medley of songs for the crowd and decided to ask a homeless man for his help. His part in the performance would be hand percussions while they sing and play instruments.
These people tell the homeless man that he will get a percentage of the money they make from the performance. They started to sing and the crowd really gets into it.
Instead of giving this man some of the money at the end, they do something so much greater! This will bring tears of joy to your eyes. Watch this homeless man's performance below: more >>
The band Dave's Highway is recording their final cover in front of the fireplace that actually made them famous. This acoustic version of "I Surrender All" will give you goosebumps and it will touch your heart.
God has given these three a God given talent and they use it to the fullest. Their performance will blow you away!
Watch Dave's Highway sing "I Surrender All" below: more >>
Only 3-years-old and this little boy already has a ton of love in his heart. When Zhang Junhao steps on the DramaFever stage he shows off his awesome dance moves for the judges. He's a very intelligent young boy who remembers all of his dance moves for each song the judge puts on.
Zhang wants to dance because he believes it spreads happiness in the world. It makes him happy to see others happy. This auditions is guaranteed to put a smile on your face and maybe tears in your eyes when you see how compassionate this little boy is.
If we could all have an attitude like Zhang about making others happy, this world would be a beautiful place to live! more >>