Tuesday September 3, 2013 -- It is 'New Release Tuesday,' and we have a list of the latest Christian music releases right here; Also, our featured video is the sampler of, "Restart" by the Newsboys. That album isn't available until next week, September 10, 2013... but you can pre-order now on Amazon. The Newsboys will also kick off the 'Restart Tour' to promote the new album, at Barre Municipal Auditorium in Barre, VT on September 20, 2013. For more dates and locations, visit the official Newsboys website.
This week's new and notable Christian music releases are brought to you by: New Release Tuesday.
Also released on Sunday September 1, 2013: 'Shine on Boston (feat. Nathan Brumley)' by Tyde Moore. This was not a Tuesday release as originally reported, but it was this week.
That concludes the new releases for today, September 3, 2013. There are not many major Christian Music releases (but there are a lot of good ones this week,) until next week September 10, 2013 with 'Restart' by Newsboys.
Did this list help you discover any new music that you like? Sound off in the comments below, let us know if we should have this list weekly and what new gems did you add to your music playlist?
Will the Newsboys be at the Dove Awards?
Despite reports not mentioning the Newsboys being nominated at the 44th annual Dove Awards, they share one nomination for "Special Event Album of the Year," for the album, "Jesus, Firm Foundation: Hymns of Worship." The album featured their song, "Jesus Paid It All." It also features several other artists, all nominated as well, such as: Mike Donehey, Steven Curtis Chapman, Mark Hall, Mandisa, Nichole Nordeman, Michael W. Smith, Casting Crowns, Matt Maher, Kari Jobe, Building 429, Newsboys, Matthew West, Andy Cherry, Hillsong and Brandon Heath and producers: Jason Ingram, Christopher Stevens, Mark A. Miller, Matt Bronleewe, Seth Mosley, Peter Kipley. The Newsboys are not nominated for any other Dove Awards at this time.
Be sure to subscribe to the Oakland Christian Music Examiner, for Christian music reviews, interviews and news: like this week's feature interview with former Burlap to Cashmere member, John DeGrazio and our review of "Won't Hold Back," by Joe Cirafici.