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August 2009 Archives

Hard to believe it was 40 years ago that brother and sister Richard and Karen Carpenter released their debut album. They went on to become the most successful brother-sister duo and one of the best selling artists of all time. […]

It’s official: Season 8 American Idol winner Kris Allen’s debut album is set to release November 17. Even more exciting, he’s reportedly been in the studio with Mat Kearney. Whoa, this album’s sounding better and better every day.

Despite the fact that he claimed he couldn’t say anything about which genre he’s decided on, American Idol contestant Danny Gokey told’s Michael Slezak that “it’ll be country”, adding that it’ll be marketed a new way. Maybe it’s my […]

In this week’s Cooking with Christian Music, we have a nifty treat from MIKESCHAIR bassist Jon Haire: Creme de Menthe balls!

Today, since I’m having a summer “I don’t feel like working” day – one of several this week – I thought I’d let you all have your say in a little poll. Share your thoughts with me on these questions: […]

When former American Idol Phil Stacey signed with Reunion Records, he says he felt like it was exactly where he felt he was supposed to be. After his debut performed well, he and his former label felt that a move […]

You can grab a free download of the song “Waitin’ On You” from Stephanie Smith’s debut album, Not Afraid, this week at Here are the lyrics to the song:

This one’s a little old, but you can grab a free download of the song “Tomorrow” off the 2007 self-titled debut from Our Heart’s Hero, this week only at Here are the lyrics to the song:

You can get a free download of the title track from Leeland’s new album, Love Is On The Move, this week only at The album, filled with “epic vertical songs” is a call to believers to take an active […]

Sister act Everlife is set to open for the Jonas Brothers tonight when the band stops in Nashville on its world tour. Hard to believe Everlife has been around since 1997; they don’t seem old enough to have been in […]