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American Idol finalist Scott MacIntyre signs book deal

posted by Joanne Brokaw

American Idol finalist Scott MacIntyre has signed a book deal with Thomas Nelson publishers to pen his autobiography, By Faith, Not By Sight. The title not only has a spiritual connotation; MacIntyre is the blind pianist who captured the hearts of America […]

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Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believing” & frontman Arnel Pineda (video)

posted by Joanne Brokaw

This morning, CBS Sunday Morning ran a great segment on the band Journey, the success of their song “Don’t Stop Believing”, and frontman Arnel Pineda. It’s the perfect story to highlight artists making a difference, and if you’re looking for […]

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Amy Winehouse dead; BBC news video & Kelly Clarkson pens poignant words of wisdom

posted by Joanne Brokaw

Word just in that singer Amy Winehouse was found dead in her Camden Square apartment. While the singer’s problems with substance abuse have been very public, there is no official cause of death yet. While celebrities respond to the news, […]

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John Schlitt’s latest project will be a unique fan-funded recording

posted by Joanne Brokaw

Legendary recording artist and Gospel Music Hall of Famer John Schlitt, best known as the lead singer for award-winning Christian band Petra, has a unique twist for his fourth solo album, The Greater Cause. The album will be partly fan-funded. Partnering with fans through […]

Campus Crusade for Christ drops “Christ” from name

posted by Joanne Brokaw

I know this doesn’t have anything to do with Christian music, per se, but it’s such a huge story in the Christian community that I really had to comment. Not Christian music, but definitely Christian culture, and it’s all tied […]

SGMG Harmony Honors recognize achievements in Southern Gospel Music

posted by Joanne Brokaw

The 9th Annual Southern Gospel Music Guild (SGMG) Harmony Honors were presented this week at a free event at TBN’s Music City Auditorium, recognizing achievements in Southern Gospel Music. The event was hosted by Jason Crabb and featured performances by The Bowling Family, […]

Free Christian Music Download from Peter Furler’s new solo album

posted by Joanne Brokaw

Whooo hoo! Newsboys fans were more than a bummed out when the band’s beloved frontman Peter Furler left a couple of years ago.  Well, he’s back, with his June solo release, On Fire. You can get a free download of the song […]

Documentary “Wish Me Away” chronicles coming out of Christian and country singer Chely Wright

posted by Joanne Brokaw

The L.A. Times did a story yesterday on the documentary “Wish Me Away,” which chronicles the coming out of country music artist Chely Wright. Wright also happens to be a Christian. The film has already won the jury documentary prize […]

Justin Bieber curses in public and I say, “Who gives a rat’s … er … behind?”

posted by Joanne Brokaw

Well, while I was on hiatus I apparently missed one of the stories of the century: the Justin Bieber Bible Study, based on his most recent album, Never Say Never. Or was it a movie? I don’t know. But it […]

Free Christian Music Downloads from Godspeed3 and Brad & Rebekah Bichsel

posted by Joanne Brokaw

This week’s free Christian music downloads from iTickets come from Godspeed3 and Brad & Rebekah Bichsel. Brad & Rebekah Bichsel’s song is “We Are Free” from their album, The Things of God. Godspeed3’s song is “Where You Are” from their album, […]

Skillet “Awake & Alive” featured on “Transformers: Dark Of The Moon” movie soundtrack

posted by Joanne Brokaw

  As I’m catching up on Christian music stories I missed over the last six months or so, here’s one that definitely merits a mention: Skillet’s rock song “Awake & Alive”, from their latest album Awake, is featured on the soundtrack for […]

Tim Pawlenty likes Lady Gaga – do you care? (video)

posted by Joanne Brokaw

Now that I’m back in the saddle at the Gospel Soundcheck blog, I’m keeping me eyes and ears open for stories that relate to Christian music. Or Christians and music. And one of the stories that caught my eye this […]

Gospel Soundcheck is back!

posted by Joanne Brokaw

Yup, you read it correctly! After almost a year away, the Gospel Soundcheck blog is back! I know, I know. When I stopped blogging last year, I was exhausted, frustrated and cynical. And when I stopped blogging here, I stopped almost […]

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Davy Jones dies and I say goodbye to my childhood
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w2hzusE4veM&feature=youtu.be] Greetings, dear Beliefnet readers! It's been a while since I posted - I'm kind of in limbo right now with entertainment writing, as I've made the move to animals and ...

posted 7:13:01pm Feb. 29, 2012 | read full post »

The X Factor final performances - care to predict a winner?
Tonight was the final performance episode of this first season of The X Factor in the US, and what a way to end the competition. The three finalists - Josh Krajcik, Chris Rene, and Melanie Amaro - pulled out all of the stops for their final ...

posted 9:45:43pm Dec. 21, 2011 | read full post »

Jon Bon Jovi is not dead. Honest.
  Rock fans and women around the world are breathing a collective sigh of relief: Jon Bon Jovi is not dead. Despite rumors of his demise, the charming rock legend is alive and well. It appears to have started with a fake blog post ...

posted 8:13:10pm Dec. 19, 2011 | read full post »

The X Factor final four results: Marcus goes home
On tonight's The X Factor results show, Melanie Amaro, Josh Krajcik and Chris Rene went through to the next round and Marcus Canty was sent home. OK, OK, I know, I know. I 've been hard on Marcus Canty the last few weeks, so you may be ...

posted 9:25:44pm Dec. 15, 2011 | read full post »

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