The Gray Havens 2015 Album Favorites

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The Gray Havens End 2015 On High Note

CCM Magazine, JesusFreakHideout and NewReleaseToday

NASHVILLE, Tenn. January 4, 2016 —Artist Garden Entertainment artist, The Gray Havens, end 2015 on a high note with top rankings on multiple industry Top 2015 album lists. The independent, Chicago-based husband/wife duo found their way into the hearts of top Christian media with Fire & Stone, produced by GRAMMY®  Award-winning Mitch Dane (Brandon Heath, JJ Heller)  

CCM Magazine’s Andy Argyrakis ranked The Gray Havens Fire & Stone #6 on his Top 10 Albums list for 2015 stating “this full-length debut is an enthralling and enlightening start to what’s sure to be a fruitful career.”

Fire and Stone ranked #6 on JesusFreakHideout’s Overall Staff Picks for 2015 making The Gray Havens the first independent artist to ever appear on the chart. In addition, the duo ranked #1 on several individual staff picks charts.

Christian music discovery site UnderTheRadar ranked the record #4 on their 2015 Top Gourmet Album Picks.

The husband/wife duo released a new song, At Last, The King, in December which became NewReleaseTuesday’s top downloaded Christmas song of 2015.

The Gray Havens enter the studio this week with producer Ben Shive ( Colony House, Andrew Peterson) to begin recording their next record currently scheduled for a spring release.

The Gray Havens Release New Christmas Song

At Last, The King

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Have you ever heard a Christmas song begin with the story of the serpent in the Garden of Eden?  Well, You’re about to! While many artists are busy releasing cover Christmas songs, The Gray Havens decided to take a new and fresh approach at writing and recording their new original Christmas song, At Last, The King. The new song, produced by Ryan Corn, is now available on iTunes. This song serves as a preview of what’s to come as The Gray Havens are busy working on their new Spring 2016 release. Below is a video of a live performance from The Gray Havens singing  At Last, The King.

Nic Gonzales Releases First Solo EP

Frontman for one of Christian music’s all-time best live bands, Salvador, releases his first solo EP “My Life Is Yours” today through Lucid Artist. In typical Nic Gonzales fashion, you won’t see him attempting to grab headlines. Instead, he is quietly releasing his new collection of beautifully written songs with minimal self-promoted fanfare. Well sports fans, THE SECRET IS OUT!

This EP reminds me of the pure but powerful vocal presence that led Salvador to the top of Christian radio charts. Nic plays most of the instruments himself but is accompanied by Salvador producer/keyboardist, Chris Bevins. His brother, Art Gonzales, makes a guest drumming appearance and of course you will hear some BGVs from wife, Jaci Velasquez. Listeners will be drawn in by the vulnerability Nic expresses through his lyrics on the EP. “Good As Gold” is my favorite track as he sings about the joy of being a husband and father.

Do yourself a favor…GO BUY THIS RECORD!  CLICK HERE

 

 

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DoubleTake From Ryan Corn

Most artists are content with one single release but when you are as talented as Ryan Corn, you need two!

Ryan Corn released two new digital singles this past week in an effort to have a radio presence in multiple genres simultaneously. His self-produced, Rising Up In Me, shows a more organic pop side, while his cover of Dido’s White Flag presents a chilled alternative pop offering. White Flag is Ryan’s first collaboration with producer Cason Cooley (Ingrid Michaelson, Ben Rector, Leagues, Katie Herzig) Both songs are equally amazing showing Ryan’s DNA transcends any genre labels.

Do yourself a favor and buy both! Rising Up in Me and White Flag can both be found on iTunes, Spotify, Apple Music or wherever you gas up your digital devices.

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The New Big Voice In Christian Music

Brace yourself for the debut of Noah Cleveland, the new big voice in Christian music! The album, Church With No Walls, produced by Ed Cash, Scott Cash, Nathan Nockles and Pete Stewart is loaded with songs that showcase Noah’s big voice. And when I say big voice, I mean BIG VOICE!

Noah tours the country bringing the super important message, of tearing down the walls. The anthem, Church With No Walls, co-written and produced with Passion City Church’s Nathan Nockles, shows his heart for healing the division present in today’s church.

The EP also includes songs co-written with a few of Christian music’s hit songwriters Tony Wood, Scott Cash and Pete Stewart. 

Church With No Walls releases digitally today on iTunes, Spotify and all other digital outlets. Physical CDs can be purchased via Noah’s website http://www.noahcleveland.com

 

 

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Holly Starr Releases New Music

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 HOLLY STARR BOWS EVERYTHING I NEED TOMORROW

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Acclaimed singer/songwriter Holly Starr is set to bow her fourth studio recording, Everything I Need, tomorrow. The Artist Garden Entertainment release, produced by Ed Cash (Chris Tomlin, Needtobreathe), Scott Cash (WOW Worship, Dan Bremnes) and Christopher Stevens (TobyMac, Jamie Grace), showcases seven selections, including Starr’s new single, “Through Me.”

“If there’s one lesson I can pick out that God has taught me over the past two years, it’s that in our lives, we all have things we feel like we’re missing, so we spend a lot of time trying to fulfill those longings and desires,” Starr explains of the project’s inspiration. “For some of us, it’s a relationship; for some of us, it’s a job; for some of us, it’s a higher position…but in the end, the thing we ultimately desire is God. He is everything we need.”

NewReleaseToday.com says, “This album soothes, moves and challenges listeners. Don’t miss this profound worship experience,” while CCMmagazine.com notes, “…Holly Starr is clearly ahead of the curve throughout this latest melodic pop/contemporary Christian collection.”

A native of Quincy, Washington, Starr’s previous Artist Garden Entertainment releases include her 2008 debut, EmbracedTapestry (2010) and Focus (2012). Videos of her hit singles “Don’t Have Love” and “Through My Father’s Eyes” have collectively garnered nearly 2 million YouTube views to date.

Everything I Need (Artist Garden Entertainment) is distributed by New Day Christian Distributors.

For further information, visit hollystarrmusic.com or turningpointpr.com. Follow Starr on Twitter and Instagram @hollystarrmusic.

Holly Starr Reveals New Album Cover

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Holly Starr revealed her new album cover for “Everything I Need” today. The record is scheduled to street on September 18 through Artist Garden Entertainment/Daywind Distribution. Holly’s new single “Through Me” just shipped to radio with a mid-August add date. The record was produced by Scott Cash, Ed Cash, Christopher Stevens and Chuck Butler.

 

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Holly Starr Announces Wedding Date!

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One of the great things about being an artist manager is living life with our artists. Seeing their career grow is rewarding but watching their personal lives flourish is pretty special. This week Holly Starr announced her engagement and wedding date as the first first blog post on her new website. With both a new record on the way and the October wedding, Holly has much to be excited about. Click Here to read Holly’s wedding post.

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Holly Starr Releases New Music!

Artist Garden Entertainment is happy to announce the release of Holly Starr’s brand new single “Never Going Back!”! The new song is the first from her forthcoming record scheduled for a September release. “Never Going Back” was co-written with Scott Cash and Ryan McAdoo, produced by Ed Cash and Scott Cash and is available now on iTunes!

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