5 top stories in Gospel/Christian music this week

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In case you missed it, here’s five stories we’ve been following in the Gospel/Christian music world this week:

Kirk Franklin released his new single, “Love Theory”. The song is available via all major digital providers. The “Love Theory” music video is also on the Kirk Franklin YouTube channel.  Beginning Saturday, January 26th the video can be seen on BET Soul and BET Gospel.

Kirk-Franklin releases Love Theory Single

Reach Records’ artists Lecrae, Andy Mineo, GAWVI, KB, Tedashii, Trip Lee, 1K Phew, and WHATUPRG will unite once again stage for the sixth Unashamed Tour this spring. In partnership with William Morris Endeavor and Rush concerts, the tour will kick off in Washington DC on March 14 and carry through to April 13 visiting 18 major markets including Dallas, Atlanta and Chicago. For more information on the Unashamed Tour visit

Reach Records Unshamed Tour

THE GATHERING, the much anticipated second album from prolific worship artist Casey J is available in stores and online everywhere today. The 2016 Stellar Gospel Awards New Artist of the Year, draws from a mix of music styles and influences to offer a unique worship experience. Her current single “If God” is Top 25 at gospel radio.

Casey J new release

Tasha Cobbs Leonard kicks off the new year with the release of new music—the powerful new worship anthem, “This Is A Move,” available on all digital platforms. “This Is A Move,” produced by Kenneth Leonard, Jr., was recorded live during Tasha’s sold-out headline tour, The Revival, last year.

Tasha Cobbs This is a Move single

Catch The Fire Music, a ministry of Catch The Fire World, releases its debut collective album,Presence (Live From Toronto), today (Jan. 25) with global distribution for the first time through The Fuel Music. Recorded live at Catch The Fire Toronto and featuring worship leaders from around the world, this full-length album highlights 10-songs that capture the raw, spontaneous, unfiltered worship of the Catch The Fire movement.

Catch the Fire Music new release

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Sarah Hearn is Editor-in-Chief of, founded in 2011. The site was recently named among Feedspot's Top Gospel and Christian Music Websites.  Sarah is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and the Gospel Music Association.

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