News http://www.wordlabelgroup.com/news en Visits Cambodia With World Vision http://www.wordlabelgroup.com/news/2015/01/23/visitscambodiaworldvision <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-artist"> <div class="field-label">Artist:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/bigdaddyweave">Big Daddy Weave</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Performing Sunday at famed Brooklyn Tabernacle in New York</strong><br /> <strong>Nominated for two K-LOVE Fan Awards</strong></p> <p>On January 11th, Big Daddy Weave embarked on a trip to Cambodia with World Vision, where they saw first-hand the work that World Vision is doing and the services they are providing. A long-time partner with World Vision, having endorsed child sponsorships at numerous shows throughout their career, Big Daddy Weave has played a key role in fulfilling World Vision’s mission.</p> <p>“Over the years, Big Daddy Weave has connected over 13,000 caring fans with children in need through their sponsorship,” says Lee Broadwell, World Vision Artist Representative. “We were honored to take them to Cambodia last week to experience our transformational development programs and meet the precious children, families and communities we serve in the name of Christ.”</p> http://www.wordlabelgroup.com/news/2015/01/23/visitscambodiaworldvision#comments Official Fri, 23 Jan 2015 18:40:33 +0000 teamword 29511 at http://www.wordlabelgroup.com Word Entertainment Garners Ten K-LOVE Fan Award Nominations http://www.wordlabelgroup.com/news/2015/01/22/wordentertainmentgarnerstenklovefanawardnominations <p><strong>for KING &amp; COUNTRY Comes Out on Top with Four Nominations</strong><br /> <strong>Francesca Battistelli, NEEDTOBREATHE, Big Daddy Weave, Natalie Grant and Plumb also among nominees</strong></p> <p>This week, the K-LOVE Fan Award nominees were announced, which included Word Entertainment artists for KING &amp; COUNTRY, Francesca Battistelli, Big Daddy Weave, NEEDTOBREATHE, Natalie Grant and Plumb, for a total of ten nominations. Of the ten, four went to for KING &amp; COUNTRY, who tied with the Newsboys for the most nominations received overall. The brother duo, who also snagged 2 GRAMMY nominations a few weeks ago, are up for Artist of the Year, Song of the Year for “Fix My Eyes,” Group/Duo of the Year and Best Live Show. Of the recognition, they say, "These nominations recognize that music connects to people's souls and for us, that's the reason why we do music. We're humbled, encouraged and thankful for the listeners' generous support."</p> http://www.wordlabelgroup.com/news/2015/01/22/wordentertainmentgarnerstenklovefanawardnominations#comments Official Thu, 22 Jan 2015 23:29:37 +0000 teamword 29506 at http://www.wordlabelgroup.com VERIDIA Launches Unconventional Prom Dress Giveaway http://www.wordlabelgroup.com/news/2015/01/21/veridialaunchesunconventionalpromdressgiveaway <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-artist"> <div class="field-label">Artist:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/veridia">VERIDIA</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Continues strong showing at radio</strong></p> <p><strong>Currently appearing on Winter Jam 2015</strong></p> <p>Word Records Artist VERIDIA has proven to be a standout at radio and on tour. Now, they’re taking that one step further by marching way outside the box to offer one lucky fan a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.</p> <p>This week, VERIDIA launches the <a href="http://www.veridiamusic.com/veridias-unconventional-prom-dress-giveaway">Unconventional Prom Dress Giveaway,</a> in which one lucky girl will have a chance to win a one-of-a-kind prom dress designed just for her by VERIDIA’s vocalist, Deena Jakoub, who frequently designs performance ensembles for the band. Additionally, the winner will win a new wardrobe, shoes, makeup and a personal visit from Deena and fellow designer, Emily Swinson (MADNESS IS) and makeup artist Anais Shiba on prom day to help get ready and to celebrate kindred spirits.</p> http://www.wordlabelgroup.com/news/2015/01/21/veridialaunchesunconventionalpromdressgiveaway#comments Official Wed, 21 Jan 2015 23:47:20 +0000 teamword 29501 at http://www.wordlabelgroup.com Blanca's Debut Solo EP "Who I Am" Available Now http://www.wordlabelgroup.com/news/2015/01/20/blancasdebutsoloepwhoiamavailablenow <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-artist"> <div class="field-label">Artist:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blanca">Blanca</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Continues Successful Run with Winter Jam 2015</strong></p> <p>The debut solo EP from multiple-award winning, critically acclaimed powerhouse vocalist, Blanca, Who I Am, is available now to <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/who-i-am-ep/id953675524">download</a> or to <a href="https://open.spotify.com/user/wordent/playlist/3b3uCPbccHFylU0BNPmf7S">stream</a>. (See full track listing below.) The EP precedes her full-length album slated Spring 2015.</p> <p>Just a few weeks into the new year, Blanca has already performed to six arena-sized crowds as part of Winter Jam 2015 (see full schedule below), which Pollstar named the number one most-attended tour in the world in quarter one for the past four years.</p> http://www.wordlabelgroup.com/news/2015/01/20/blancasdebutsoloepwhoiamavailablenow#comments Official Tue, 20 Jan 2015 21:04:24 +0000 teamword 29491 at http://www.wordlabelgroup.com Chris August Releases New Single "The Maker" http://www.wordlabelgroup.com/news/2015/01/14/chrisaugustreleasesnewsinglemaker <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-artist"> <div class="field-label">Artist:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/chrisaugust">Chris August</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Yesterday, critic-favorite and Dove Award-winning Male Vocalist of the Year, Chris August, released a brand new single and music video (which are available for purchase at <a href="http://smarturl.it/themaker">iTunes</a>) in preparation for the launch of his third studio album set to release April 7, 2015.<br /> “The Maker," the first single and title track from the upcoming record, which went to radio on Friday, January 9, garnered an incredible 44 stations on add date. The official music video, which was shot at Olympic National Park in the northwestern corner of Washington State with Skies Fall Media Group, released yesterday on <a href="http://smarturl.it/themakervid">YouTube</a>. The stunning display of God’s work in nature and transparent glimpse into Chris’s personal journey of healing, recovery and faith has overwhelmed fans, who have been sharing their thoughts on YouTube, Facebook and Twitter.</p> http://www.wordlabelgroup.com/news/2015/01/14/chrisaugustreleasesnewsinglemaker#comments Official Wed, 14 Jan 2015 23:23:21 +0000 teamword 29411 at http://www.wordlabelgroup.com