Steven Curtis Chapman was recognized as a “BMI Icon Award” recipient at the 2022 BMI Awards. He is accompanying an elite checklist of songwriters consisting of Barry Manilow, Carole King, Dolly Parton, as well as others that have actually made the most significant effect in songs. The coolest point is this honor has actually never ever been offered to a Christian songs musician!
This year marks, 35 years given that his launching cd. As we review a few of Steven Curtis Chapman’s profession highlights we were surprised: 59 Dove Awards, 5 GRAMMYs, 49 No. 1 radio songs, as well as he’s marketed greater than 11 million cds.
He’s one of the most granted musician in Christian songs background … however, at the end of the day … words his other half covered him after getting the BMI symbol, I understand imply greater than any type of honor ever before could. Pay attention to a few of words of MaryBeth Chapman.
” Last evening the space reached SEE the guy he genuinely is. Humbled as well as filled with honesty. Constantly dealing with to do it right, state it right, play it. He enjoys his friends and family however he sure enjoys Jesus one of the most”
Congratulations to a 20 TCDM preferred, Steven Curtis Chapman!!
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SiriusXM Launches ‘Holy Culture Radio’
SiriusXM recently announced the launch of Holy Culture Radio, a new spiritually-inspired talk and music channel now available via SiriusXM channel 154 and the SXM App. Holy Culture Radio is the home for everything Christian Hip-Hop and Rhythm & Praise. Its programming focuses on themes of Faith, Art, Vocation, and Education, unifying three foundational things listeners are looking for: connection to popular culture, connection to their faith, and success in their careers.
The range of shows on the channel features The Christ Revolution Music, hosted by Bryant Tabb, which focuses on Christian Hip-Hop and features interviews with artists, producers, and DJs. Old School Sounds, hosted by DJ D-Lite, takes listeners back to the genre’s beginnings. Holy Culture Radio also includes Straight Ministry Heat Mix, where host DJ I Rock Jesus introduces people to The Gospel of Jesus Christ, and The Underground Gospel Hip-Hop Show, where Jay Williams helps to launch indie faith-based artists, personifying the notion of having a great time while inspiring listeners with meaningful messages. Also featured is The DJ Wade-O Radio Show which marks the return of DJ Wade-O to the radio world. DJ Wade-O is best known for his spinning skills and insightful interviews with artists, pastors, and leaders within the Christian Hip-Hop community.
Music mix shows help provide the soundtrack for various times in listeners’ days with music specially curated for those moments, including The Get-Up Morning Mix of songs and messages to inspire and start mornings off right, Sunday Morning Mix designed to help get praise and worship on and Prime MT Mix with a wide variety of music combined with empowering conversations, curated and presented by James Rosseau and other tastemakers.
Talk shows include K.I.N.G Talks, with open discussions on life with the intent of creating an environment of effective communication and an atmosphere of compassion and understanding, Da Fixx Radio Show, which features real talk topics referencing everything from theological dialogue to trending topics, and Church on the Block, where Pastor Phil Jackson engages in all-encompassing discussions and theological breakdowns of hip-hop and street culture and how the church can deliver hope.
Holy Culture Radio is owned and operated by The Corelink Solution, a non-profit organization whose mission statement is to deliver a curriculum designed to help people develop their passion and purpose, create an informed plan, use tools to help them succeed, and establish accountability and ownership.
“I am beyond excited about this union between Holy Culture and SiriusXM!” said James Rosseau, founder of The Corelink Solution and on-air personality on Holy Culture Radio. “Introducing the platform’s first Christian Hip-Hop channel with music and talk allows us to extend our ‘head and heart’ community revitalization mission through systems of learning and cultural enrichment, focusing on African-Americans. Having struggled to gain self-confidence in my youth, I understand the need for culturally relevant support systems. As we launch this new channel, we are expanding our programming with a host of shows that deliver a life-changing experience through progressive music and empowering conversations.”
Holy Culture Radio is available now for listeners nationwide on the SXM App and on select SiriusXM radios (channel 154).
SiriusXM carries Holy Culture Radio as part of its Qualified Entity program, which focuses on selecting programming representing diverse viewpoints and/or diverse entertainment content; improved service to historically underserved audiences; original content of a type not otherwise available to SiriusXM subscribers; and access to new sources of content and new entrants to mass media.
TobyMac Announces New Album
TobyMac simply revealed the launch of his initial cd labelled, “Life after Death” after the death of his earliest child virtually 3 years earlier.
As you can visualize, it’s been a difficult roadway the last number of years. TobyMac shared that the initial couple of tunes he created were actually unfortunate, regreting tunes. At one factor he also questioned if he would certainly constantly remain there in his songwriting. After that God started to provide him really hope, as he stood on the words from his track, “Help is on the method.”
And after that as lots of a songwriter has actually done … TobyMac created one expression on a paper napkin:
” You’re still the benefits in my life.”
As he began to think that and also see exactly how God provides us little glances of His benefits, also in the valley, this track, “The Goodness” was birthed.
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Rich Mullins Memorial Album
It’s been 25 years because Rich Mullins’s unfortunately died in an auto mishap. If you are brand-new to Christian songs you might not acknowledge his name, yet he is quickly referred to as among Christian songs’s all-time ideal songwriters. Numerous of the musicians you like today have actually done his tunes as well as been affected by his songs.
In memory of Rich, Amy Grant together with a lots various other musicians have actually integrated to launch a brand-new cd commemorating his life as well as tradition.
Now if you recognized Rich, you recognized he had not been concerning a glossy Nashville-style manufacturing in an expensive workshop. This team of buddies got to out to the proprietor of the residence he had actually lived in as well as she in fact claimed yes to allowing them document in her living space. Rich’s residence remained in Bellsburg, TN as well as the 120-year-old farmhouse could not have actually been a much more best setup for the production of this cd.
The cd together with a docudrama of the production of Bellsburg will certainly be launched later on this year.
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