All of the hoopla surrounding the news that Katy Perry, whose single “I Kissed A Girl” is topping the Billboard charts, released a Christian album back in 2001 brings up a question that always causes a lot of debate. What, exactly, makes an artist “Christian?”
You hear some artists describe themselves as Christian artists, others as “Christians in a band.” Is there a difference?
What criteria should the music industry use when designating an artist “Christian?” What, exactly, is “Christian music”?
I’d love to hear your thoughts!
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