Christian music news
by Kevin Pollard
Hillsong Young and Free recently released their music video for “Falling Into You” that features footage from their concert here in Vancouver at Broadway church last September.If you missed their first concert here in BC you will get another chance as they were recently announced to lead worship at the opening night of Vancouver’s Festival of Hope with Franklin Graham at Rogers Arena March 3-5th.
To close out 2016 Zach Williams’ debut single “Chain Breaker” was nominated in the Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song category at the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards to be held on Sunday, February 12, 2017. Following weeks at the top of the radio charts Zach surprised listeners with the release of his first full length solo album Chain Breaker featuring 10 original songs last month.
Tauren Wells, former lead singer of the group Royal Tailor, has released his debut solo 4-song EP titled Undefeated. It features soulful and hard hitting R&B Pop tunes like his first single “Love is Action” along with the title track that features HipHop artist KB.
Early in January the annual Passion conference was held in Atlanta in the Georgia Dome as 55,000 young adults gathered along with founders Louie and Shelley Giglio where they were inspired by teaching from Beth Moore and Francis Chan while joining in worship led by Passion Band, Chris Tomlin, Matt Redman, Christy Nockels and Hillsong UNITED. To the surprise of all guests, multi-platinum selling Carrie Underwood joined Crowder on stage to sing with him on his “Lift Your Head Weary Sinner” before closing the night performing her No. 1 hit single “Something In The Water”.