New Releases–Dec. 9, 2016

Welcome to our New Releases page, where you can get a comprehensive list of everything hitting stores this week from across all genres. We focus on new full length projects music hitting stores and albums available for pre-order. You can purchase them now by clicking on the corresponding iTunes & amazon links. If you don’t see the new release of your choice, click on the iTunes or amazon banner, which will take you to the respective store.

Here’s a look at the latest releases!

TOBBI & TOMMI: Live Up

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After serving over 15 years as part of Donald Lawrence’s The Company, Kansas City duo Tobbi and Tommi have released their long awaited debut project titled Live Up. Known for their work on singles such as “The Gift” and “Through The Fire”, this duo released singles such as “Light” and “You Are Holy”. Six tracks strong, this sibling tandem have created a unique sound and presentation having worked with R&B sensations AVEHRE and Adam Ness. The project is musical, forward thinking, and magnetic. Add this one quickly to your arsenal.

TOBBI & TOMMI: Live Up
Purchase Here: | iTunes | amazon |

MONAE MILLER: #ForeverAlive

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The great state of Texas brings us an amazing and eclectic worship leader named Monae Miller. This self-taught guitarist brings her sophomore EP to the forefront with #ForeverAlive. Five tracks strong, this project displays the genuine and authentic heart of Miller along with some great arrangements that will leave you wanting more. It’s been six years since her debut work and #ForeverAlive is worth the wait. .

MONAE MILLER: #ForeverAlive
Purchase Here: | iTunes | amazon |

SHO BARAKA: The Narrative

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Hip-hop artist and activist Sho Baraka returns with arguably his most potent and expansive work to date titled The Narrative. Throughout his musical career, Baraka has never been your traditional “Christian” rapper. As a former member of the 116 Clique, Baraka is fearless in both his musical and lyrical approach to this his fourth project. In this 14-track effort, he speaks to a wide array of issues ranging from racial injustice to parenthood and more. The project features appearances from Lecrae, Courtney Orlando, James Portier, Jackie Hill Perry, and Vanessa Hill. Fusing jazz, hip hop, and soul, lyrically and sonically, Baraka has produced a quick contender for Rap Album of the Year! Pick this up now!

SHO BARAKA: The Narrative
Purchase Here: | iTunes | amazon |

DANIEL WEATHERSPOON: The Langley Park Project

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For close to two decades, producer and instrumentalist Daniel Weatherspoon has worked with some of the industry’s biggest names. From Cece Winans and Marvin Winans to Donald Lawrence and VaShawn Mitchell, Weatherspoon’s musical imprint has been a part of some of music’s biggest moments. He now steps out to release his second solo project, a jazz effort titled The Langley Park Project. Ten tracks strong, this effort is incredibly powerful as it showcases Weatherspoon’s dynamic musical approach for this producer and skilled pianist. The project features appearances from Tommy Sims, Javier Solis, and Leon Lacey with powerful original tracks such as “Boston Ave” and “Brother” along with incredible covers of the BeBe & CeCe Winans hit “Meantime” and the VaShawn Mitchell classic “Nobody Greater”.

DANIEL WEATHERSPOON: The Langley Park Project
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KADESH & COREY KENNEDY: Ken-He? Music Presents: Kadesh & Corey Kennedy

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Producer and instrumentalist Kenneth Shelton has been a driving force behind industry luminaries such as Anthony Brown & group therAPy, Jason Nelson, Kim Burrell, Donnie McClurkin, and Jonathan Nelson. Shelton now launches his own music group and introduces the industry to worship leader Corey Kennedy and the explosive youth choir Kadesh in this joint self-titled EP. Six tracks strong, the project highlights his two newest signees and is an incredible debut for this music group. Shelton is an energetic worship leader who makes an impact with songs such as “Never Be Shaken” and “I Belong To You”. Meanwhile, Kadesh is a 40-voice youth choir led by director Miranda Sanders whose infectious performances are creating quite the buzz across the country. This EP is an outstanding introduction to two of the industry’s freshest entities.

KADESH & COREY KENNEDY: Ken-He? Music Presents: Kadesh & Corey Kennedy
Purchase Here: | iTunes | amazon |

LURINE CATO: Chosen To Serve

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The UK music scene has been vibrant in a number of genres, including faith-based music. For years, Lurine Cato has been one of the country’s most exciting and revered vocalists. Dubbed by many as “The Queen of UK Gospel”, Cato has worked with artists including Mary J. Blige, Andrea Bocelli, and Kim Burrell and has now released her long awaited full length debut project titled Chosen To Serve. From the uptempo and energetic “Wave It Away” to her pop-infused single “Power”, Cato lives up to her moniker with a rich and diverse new effort. Look for appearances from Isaiah Raymond (of Raymond & Co), Philippa Hanna, Triple O, and more as this project is destined to take Cato’s sound and gift around the world.

LURINE CATO: Chosen To Serve
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HART RAMSEY & THE NCC FAMILY CHOIR: True Story

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Pastor Hart Ramsey has taken the country by storm in the last five years with his daily #UPLIFT text message service and his incredible social media following. In addition to being an accomplished theologian, he serves as pastor of the Northview Christian Church, with campuses in Dothan and Montgomery, AL and Atlanta, GA. On top of this, he’s a gifted musician and producer who led his church choir to a Top 10 hit with “God’s Up To Something Good” from their Stellar Award nominated debut project Next Now!. They now return with their follow up release titled True Story. Fifteen tracks deep, the project is led by the single “It Is So” featuring Daniel Johnson. Sonically and lyrically relevant, this project is honest, authentic, and outstandingly good. Look for guest appearances from L. Spenser Smith, Benita Washington, Cheryl Fortune, and Shawn Bigby.

HART RAMSEY & THE NCC FAMILY CHOIR: True Story
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TYE TRIBBETT: Work It Out (Live) (Single)

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2016 has been a landmark year for two-time Grammy Winner Tye Tribbett. He’s launched a new church (liVe Church), serving as host of BET’s Joyful Noise and brought us the long awaited reunion of G.A.! Earlier this year, he recorded his newest project titled The Bloody Win. We now get our first taste from that release with the new single “Work It Out”. The new single captures the trademark energy of Tribbett’s writing and presentation with a progressive and new vibe that is guaranteed to encourage and inspire. You can NEVER lose with new music from Tye Tribbett and this is another WINNING single! Bring on The Bloody Win!

TYE TRIBBETT: Work It Out (Live) (Single)
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B.REITH: Heart On My Sleeve (EP)

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It’s been nearly four years since an official release from B.Reith. The gifted singer, songwriter, and rapper is one of the few hybrid artists that can be musically comfortable in virtually any environment. After an underground single or two and even thoughts of leaving the industry, the Nashville native returns with a transparent six-track EP titled Heart On My Sleeve. As the title eludes, this project is Reith sharing his heart in an open, melodic, and powerful manner. With songs like “Start Over” and “Roll With The Punches”, it’s easy to see that Reith still has LOTS to say and we are glad to lend our ears.

B.REITH: Heart On My Sleeve (EP)
Purchase Here: | iTunes | amazon |

SONGFLO CREATIVES: Bring Back The Hymns

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In an era where faith-based music seems to be turning away from the traditional hymn, producer and songwriter Roy Cotton wants to bring attention to the powerful and enduring song. With that said, he gathered an amazing array of singers to present Bring Back The Hymns. This compilation project features revered and popular hymns as “All Hail The Power”, “Rejoice Ye Pure In Heart”, and “Power In The Blood”. Bishop Paul S. Morton & Chrystal Rucker team up on “He Is Lord” while Niya Cotton’s rendition of “Let Us Break Bread Together” is simple yet powerful. This project also features appearances from Kathy Taylor, April Nevels, Candy West, Chester D.T. Baldwin, Judith McAllister, and more.

SONGFLO CREATIVES: Bring Back The Hymns
Purchase Here: | iTunes | amazon |

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SINGLES/EPs

clifton-ross-iii-i-believe-godClifton Ross III: I Believe God (EP) | iTunes | amazon |
Applejaxx: Bake Sale | iTunes | amazon |
Michelle Prather: Smile | iTunes | amazon |
Kenny Lewis & One Voice: Love Song | iTunes | amazon |
Christina: Just Believe | iTunes | amazon |
Kirk Franklin: 123 Victory Remix (feat. Pharrell Williams) | iTunes | amazon |
Maranda: Power Lord | iTunes | amazon |
Gerald Scott: Jesus On My Side | iTunes | amazon |
Kevon Carter: #BLM | iTunes | amazon |
PJ Morton: Sticking To My Guns EP | iTunes | amazon |
Gawvi: Lost In Hue EP | iTunes | amazon |
Derek Minor: 1014 EP | iTunes | amazon |
Jonathan McReynolds: Sessions EP |iTunes | amazon |
VaShawn Mitchell: Joy | iTunes | amazon |
Bishop Paul S. Morton: Watching Over Me | iTunes | amazon |
Natalie Ragins: Worship & Praise | iTunes | amazon |
Jojo Martin: Run On | iTunes | amazon |
Michael Bethany: God With Us | iTunes | amazon |
Latice Crawford: Diary of a Church Girl | iTunes | amazon |
FLAME & Mike REAL: Revival | iTunes | amazon |
The Peculiar People: Apostolic | iTunes | amazon |
Corey Barksdale: Hello My Name Is…Love (EP) | iTunes |
JCKSN Ave: All These Dreams | iTunes | amazon |
Fern: 68 and Douglas EP | iTunes | amazon |
Jai: Almost There | iTunes | amazon |
Y’Anna: We Need You | iTunes | amazon |
Nia Allen: Holy Spirit | iTunes | amazon |
Gladys Knight: Just A Little (Single) | iTunes | amazon |
Canon: Grateful | iTunes | amazon |
Big Redd: Big Jesus (My God So Big) | iTunes |
Marcus G. Morton: Sovereign | iTunes | amazon |

CHRISTIAN/GOSPEL
NEW RELEASES

bizzle-crowns-and-crossesDerek Minor: Reflection | iTunes | amazon |
Bizzle: Crowns & Crosses | iTunes | amazon |
Crowder: American Prodigal
iTunes | amazon |
Fred Hammond: Worship Journal (Live) | iTunes | amazon |
Heesun Lee: Beauty For Ashes | iTunes | amazon |
Disciple: Long Live The Rebels | iTunes | amazon |
Tenth Avenue North: Followers | iTunes | amazon |
GEI: Bishop J. Drew Sheard Presents…GEI LIVE | iTunes | amazon |
Anthony Faulkner: Guardian Angel | iTunes | amazon |
Chris Byrd: Diversified | iTunes | amazon |
Donnie McClurkin: The Journey (Live) | iTunes | amazon |
Howard Gospel Choir: Glorious God | iTunes | amazon |
Candy West: Candy West Live | iTunes | amazon |
Deon Kipping: Something To Talk About | iTunes | amazon |
Jekalyn Carr: The Life Project | iTunes | amazon |
heesun-lee-beauty-for-ashesWilliam Murphy: Demonstrate | iTunes | amazon |
Trisha Alicia: Pieces | iTunes | amazon |
Charles Butler & Trinity: Make It | iTunes | amazon |
Jeff Walthall: More Of You | iTunes | amazon |
Myron Butler & Levi: On Purpose | iTunes | amazon |
Livre: Jericho: Tribe of Joshua | iTunes | amazon |
Viktory: Tomorrow Came | iTunes | amazon |
Thousand Foot Krutch: Exhale | iTunes | amazon |
Shirley Caesar: Fill This House | iTunes | amazon |
Da’ T.R.U.T.H.: It’s Complicated | iTunes | amazon |
Jonathan Nelson: Fearless | iTunes | amazon |
Christon Gray: The Glory Album
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V. George Smith: Hello Beautiful People | iTunes | amazon |
Take 6: Believe | iTunes | amazon |
Kirk Franklin: Losing My Religion |  iTunes | amazon |
William McDowell: Sounds of Revival | iTunes | amazon |
Derek Minor-Reflection 2Deitrick Haddon: Masterpiece  | iTunes | amazon |
Travis Greene: The Hill | iTunes | amazon |
James Hall & Worship and Praise: New Era | iTunes | amazon |
Natalie Grant: Be One | iTunes | amazon |
big AL: Leaving Metropolis | iTunes | amazon |
Patrick Riddick & D’vyne Worship: Ready | iTunes  |
Joe Douglass & Spirit of Praise: The Great I Am | iTunes  |
Trinity Dawson: With All I Am | iTunes | amazon |
Jonathan Butler: Free | iTunes | amazon |
Lauren Denise Byrd: Love You 2 Life | iTunes | amazon |
Janice Gaines: Greatest Life Ever | iTunes | amazon |
Terrence J. Dooley & Testimony: Turning Point | iTunes |
Tiff Joy: Tiff Joy | iTunes | amazon |
Jonathan McReynolds: Life Music: Stage Two | iTunes | amazon |
Gerald & Tammi Haddon: #US | iTunes | amazon |
Kim Burrell: A Different Place: | iTunes | amazon |
Various Artists: Gerald “Da Gospel Truth” Jones Presents Independent Spirit, Vol. 1 | iTunes |
Tasha Cobbs: One Place Live | iTunes | amazon |
Kenny Smith: My Life, His LyricsiTunesamazon |

R&B/HIP-HOP/JAZZ/POP
NEW RELEASES

phil-collins-the-singlesPhil Collins: The Singles | iTunes | amazon |
Crowder: American Prodigal | iTunes | amazon |
Micki Miller: Summertime Chi | iTunes | amazon |
Fantasia: The Definition Of… | iTunes | amazon |
Jacob Collier: In My Room | iTunes | amazon |
BJ The Chicago Kid: In My Mind | iTunes | amazon |
Swift: Higher Learning | iTunes | amazon |
Cory Henry: The Revival | iTunes | amazon |
Chantae Cann: Journey to Golden | iTunes | amazon |
Laurin Talese: Gorgeous Chaos | iTunes | amazon |
Lecrae: Church Clothes 3 | iTunes | amazon |
Justin Bieber: Purpose | iTunes | amazon |
Empire Cast: Empire: Original Soundtrack, Season 2 | iTunes | amazon |
Adele: 25 | iTunes | amazon |
Coldplay: A Head Full of Dreams | iTunes | amazon |
Jacob Collier-In My RoomLalah Hathaway: Lalah Hathaway Live |  iTunes | amazon |
Alessia Cara: Know-It-All | iTunes | amazon |
Chris Stapleton: Traveller | iTunes | amazon |
Mint Condition: Healing Season | | amazon |
Justin C. Gilbert: Aligned | iTunes | amazon |
Janet Jackson: Unbreakable | iTunes | amazon |
Andy Mineo: Uncomfortable | iTunes | amazon |
Thi’sl: Heavy Is The Head| iTunes | amazon
Dr. Dre: Compton | iTunes |
PJ Morton & The Crusade: Live Show Killer | iTunes | amazon |
Jill Scott: Woman | iTunes | amazon |
Vivian Green: Vivid | iTunes | amazon |
Joss Stone: Water For Your Soul | iTunes | amazon |
Various Artists: Wondaland Presents: The Eephus EP | iTunes | amazon |
Tori Kelly: Unbreakable Smile | iTunes | amazon |
Bilal: In Another Life | iTunes | amazon |
Shaun Martin: 7Summers | iTunes | amazon |
Snarky Puppy & Metropole Orkest: Sylva | iTunes | amazon |

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