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For King & Country Wins Artist of the Year at 2024 K-LOVE Awards

Four-time GRAMMY award-winning duo for KING + COUNTRY has once again secured the prestigious Artist of the Year award at the 2024 K-LOVE Fan Awards, extending their record to a sixth win. The K-LOVE Fan Awards, held annually, celebrate the top talents in contemporary Christian music, honoring artists who have made a significant impact on fans. This year's event was taped at the iconic Opry House in Nashville on May 26 and premiered globally on the Trinity Broadcast Network (TBN) on May 31.

Comprising brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone, for KING + COUNTRY is one of the most respected and decorated duos in the music industry. Their latest Artist of the Year award brings their total K-LOVE Fan Awards to 18. In light of this recent honor, the duo expressed heartfelt gratitude to their fans for their unwavering support.

"These moments are quite overwhelming, and we are truly blessed and honored," said for KING + COUNTRY. "Cheers to K-LOVE and EMF for being our steady partners throughout our journey, from the beginning with 'Busted Heart (Hold on to Me)' to releasing 'UNSUNG HERO' in theaters worldwide. We are so grateful for all that you do in helping us touch countless lives around the globe!"

Joel's wife Moriah Peters Smallbone was present at the awards while Joel and Luke were in New Zealand and accepted the award via recorded message. 

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Newsboys Release New Single and Begin Summer Tour

The Newsboys have just released their latest single, "Worldwide Revival," the title track from their highly anticipated upcoming album. This album will be released in two parts later this year and follows their initial single from the project, "Heaven On Earth."

In an Instagram post, the band shared their excitement: "We’ve spent a long time working on these songs. It’s been a couple of years since our last album release. With these songs, we found ourselves wanting to take more time. Each one has been prayed over and intentionally crafted to share the message we feel called to share right now. We are thrilled to announce that 'Worldwide Revival,' our brand new two-part album, will release later this year."

Fans can look forward to experiencing the new music live during the Newsboys' upcoming Worldwide Revival Nights tour, starting this month. Be sure to check out their new single, "Worldwide Revival," on Worship Road Radio.

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Cory Asbury Releases New Rendition of Fleetwood Mac's Landslide

Cory Asbury has released his own rendition of Fleetwood Mac's legendary song "Landslide." Originally penned by Stevie Nicks in 1973, Asbury brings a fresh perspective and new depth to this classic tune. You can catch his new version on Worship Road Radio.

Cory Asbury's musical journey began at age 14, singing in church, and by 21, he was performing full-time. His career officially took off with his 2009 debut album, *Let Me See Your Eyes*, which eventually led to a record deal in 2015. Asbury's seminal album, *Reckless Love* (2018), topped the Billboard charts, earning him two Dove Awards and a Grammy nomination in 2019. The title track, “Reckless Love,” has been certified 3x Platinum, spent 18 weeks at #1, and won Billboard, ASCAP, and BMI Christian Song of the Year honors.

In 2019, Asbury followed up with *To Love A Fool*, featuring the Gold-certified single “The Father’s House.” His impressive achievements include 1.1 billion worldwide streams, 139 million video views, over 3.16 million monthly Spotify listeners, and over 2 billion audience impressions.

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Canadian Jordan St. Cyr Releases Sophomore Album "My Foundation"

Canadian and Manitoba native, Jordan St. Cyr, a 2023 Juno Award recipient for Album of the Year and 16-time GMA Covenant Award winner, has just released his sophomore album, "My Foundation."

"Jordan St. Cyr's *My Foundation* delivers heartfelt songs of faith and navigating through the challenges we face with our feet firmly planted on the Rock of our salvation. Each track, co-written by St. Cyr, reminds listeners of the hope we have in a relationship with our Savior. Jordan's solid vocals and musical arrangements bring the message of the lyrics to life. *My Foundation* is a must-add to your music library!" said Kelly Meade of Today's Christian Entertainment.

"While he continues to create music and tour, Jordan St. Cyr is really just getting started. We have to build our lives on something solid, or we will fall. Jordan St. Cyr’s sophomore album, *My Foundation*, resonates with those building their foundation on solid rock. He speaks through personal experiences that touch the hearts of all who have weathered storms," noted the Christian Music Guys Podcast.

"The thing that makes songwriters like Jordan St. Cyr, Matthew West, Ben Glover, and others so special is their Christ-centered songwriting sessions. They pray that the music they create will speak to others in ways they can’t even imagine. If this is the kind of music you want to hear, then Jordan St. Cyr’s *My Foundation* album has the message you need," added another reviewer.

You can hear releases from My Foundation on Worship Road Radio.

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Grammy-winner TobyMac Given New Career Accolades

Recently, seven-time GRAMMY-winner TobyMac received a surprise from Pandora and his record label, Capitol Christian Music Group (CCMG), with a host of career accolades. TobyMac was honored with a Billionaires Plaque, recognizing that his music has been streamed over 1 billion times on the platform. The award was presented on June 11 by Al Skop, Senior Director of Music Programming at SiriusXM Pandora.

Pandora has celebrated artists from various genres over the years for reaching this significant milestone, including Drake, DJ Khaled, Justin Bieber, Metallica, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, and fellow Christian acts like Chris Tomlin, Hillsong United, MercyMe, Skillet, and more. TobyMac now joins this prestigious list, solidifying his impact in the music industry.

Listen to TobyMac's latest release on Worship Road Radio.

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New Artist Festure:  Mary-Clair

Nashville's own 19-year-old talent, Mary-Clair, has made her entry into the music scene with a bang, collaborating with the renowned Tedd T., a multi-Grammy award-winning songwriter and producer known for his work with icons like Celine Dion and Tauren Wells. Their joint effort has culminated in the debut single "Heaven in the Way," a compelling ballad now available for streaming on all major music platforms.

Having been immersed in the rich musical environment of Music City from a tender age, Mary-Clair's passion for music and live performances has deeply influenced her artistry. Her inaugural single "Heaven In The Way" is a testament to her genuine spirit and ambition to resonate with listeners who have faced similar life challenges, showcasing her deep connection to her roots and the universal journey of overcoming. You can see her video "Heaven In The Way" in our Videos section.

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