Third Day's brand new album Lead Us Back: Songs of Worship is already scaling the charts this week, landing at No. 20 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart and No. 1 on Billboard's Top Christian and Gospel Albums Chart.
Marking the release of their album on March 3, the contemporary Christian rock band performed before a sold-out audience at New York City's Beacon Theatre. Then, days later, Third Day swept "Fox & Friends" on March 7 where they performed their lead single from the new album, Soul On Fire, which remains at No. 8 on the Christian National Audience Chart.
Third Day is currently preparing for their "Soul On Fire Tour," which kicks off in Canada on April 29. Furthermore, the band will come to the Gwinnet Arena on June 6 for their "Third Day & Friends" event, which was sold out a month in advance, before making a stop at Red Rocks on June 9. more >>
Jodi DiPiazza was very young when she was diagnosed with autism. She had a very hard time speaking, and her family thought she may never learn to. So they decided to get her help right then and there. Now, a few years later, Jodi is doing things no one ever expected!
This beautiful young lady is now singing in front of an audience for all to see. At first, she had trouble getting along with anyone around her and communicating was nearly impossible. But, thanks to her loving parents and those around her, she was able to overcome it all. Superstar Katy Perry and Jodi sing together on the special "Night Of Too Many Stars." This performance will really touch your heart. A perfect song for all those suffering with autism or any disability. You're a FIREWORK!
Watch the live performance of Katy Perry and Jodi DiPiazza below: more >>
Carrie Underwood is ringing in her 32nd birthday this week alongside her newborn son, Isaiah, whom she referred to as the "best gift ever."
Isaiah's Feb. 27 birth was announced by Underwood via Twitter, where the "Something in the Water" singer thanked God for his arrival. Now, Underwood is celebrating her own birthday with help from her first child.
"HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME," Underwood posted on Twitter on Tuesday before joking: "My 1st present = late night date with a tiny semi-bald chubby dude who likes to grunt & cry & pass gas! #bestgiftever" more >>
Mark Hall, the lead singer for popular contemporary Christian band Casting Crowns, underwent surgery to remove a cancerous kidney Wednesday and "everything went really well," according to an update from the band.
"Mark is out of surgery. Everything went really well. Dr. says textbook operation. Just like we prayed for. I told the doctor that he might possibly be the most prayed for Dr. on the planet today. He will be in recovery for a while. Thank you so much for your prayers," noted an update on the band's Facebook page posted shortly before 2 p.m. Wednesday.
In an earlier post on Tuesday, Mark's wife, Melanie, said she was "humbled" by the outpouring of support her family has received since they went public with Mark's health issues last Thursday. more >>
Jason Nelson has cause for celebration after his hit gospel single "I Am" has managed to hold the number one spot on the Mediabase Gospel Airplay Chart for 10 consecutive weeks.
Nelson, 40, is the pastor at The Tabernacle at Greater Bethlehem Temple in a thriving ministry in Randallstown, Maryland. Still, the preacher has found time to step out of the pulpit and release albums including I Shall Live in 2005, Place Of Worship in 2008 and Shifting the Atmosphere in 2012.
His latest album Jesus Revealed, was released last January, and features the hit single "I Am." Now that the pastor and musician has witnessed the continued success of his single, he is in amazement. more >>
Fred Hammond is speaking out after his Facebook page got disabled for reasons he believes had to do with the expression of his Christian faith.
Hammond, 54, released his I Will Trust album late last year, and has earned numerous Stellar, Dove, and Grammy Awards, for multiple bodies of work in the gospel music industry over the past 30 years. However, when the singer shared some of his lyrics expressing his faith on Facebook recently, he let over 377,000 Twitter followers know that the social media account had been disabled.
Hammond shared a screenshot of the message he received from Facebook telling him that the account was taken down. The singer said he believed his page being taken down had to do with him expressing his faith. more >>