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Industry News Bits Tue 7-26-22

PLG artist Steven Curtis Chapman dropped by the Kevin and Taylor Show at WFSH/Atlanta (104.7 The Fish).

The 5-time Grammy Award winning, Dove Award winning Chapman is visiting radio promoting his new song, “Don’t Lose Heart,”

Chapman says, “I pray will be an anthem of hope and encouragement! There’s no way I’d be where I am on this journey without the people God has put around me who have cheered me on, encouraged me in the dark valleys and reminded me that I’m not alone. We desperately need each other on this journey, now more than ever, and I hope this song will be an anthem of hope and encouragement that we can sing to each other and help each other remember that God is with us and we are gonna make it home…together!”

Matthew West’s latest single “Me On Your Mind” tops both the Billboard Christian Airplay Chart and Mediabase U.S. Christian AC Music Chart this week.

This is the 12th number one song for West as an artist, his 24th top 10 hit as an artist and his 25th number one song as an artist and songwriter. It is also his fourth chart-topper in a row following “What If,” “The God Who Stays,” and “Truth Be Told.” He is set to release a duet version featuring Anne Wilson on August 12.

The Gospel Industry Network 2022 National Conference took place last week in Miami. It was the organizations inaugural summer conference Featuring daily workshops and panel discussions with over 35 influential speakers, artist showcases, and a list of fun activities.

Brand marketers, influencers, music executives, songwriters, producers, artists, publicists, promoters, radio announcers and television hosts met with the intention of understanding and navigating the evolution of Gospel music.

“We are offering everyone a seat at the table to be seen and heard,” says  G.I.N. President Bishop Kenneth Wells.

Curb | Word Entertainment recording artist for King & Country announces its “A Drummer Boy Christmas | The 2022 Tour Experience.” Joel and Luke Smallbone will be bringing their annual Christmas spectacle to audiences in arenas nationwide over 14 dates.

“Yes, we might very well be in the heat of summer – but the holidays will be here before we know it, and with them we’ll be bringing you ‘A DRUMMER BOY CHRISTMAS | The 2022 Tour Experience!,’” says Joel and Luke Smallbone. “Our most elaborate, meaningful, joy-filled – and of course – rhythmic tour of the year all while celebrating the greatest news the world has ever known!”

KHCB/Houston announces its 60th anniversary celebration taking place on August 9th at the Woodway Campus of Second Baptist Church in Houston.

Paul Perrault 8 years at Faith Radio Network

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