News http://www.wordlabelgroup.com/news en Great Big Family Room Tour Announced Today http://www.wordlabelgroup.com/news/2014/11/18/greatbigfamilyroomtourannouncedtoday <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="/sidewalkprophets">Sidewalk Prophets</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>First eight dates revealed via Web-cast November 17</strong></p> <p><strong>Opportunity to nominate venues is now open</strong></p> <p>Dove Award-winning New Artist of the Year, Sidewalk Prophets, are pioneering an unprecedented tour experience to launch February, 2015. Called the Great Big Family Room Tour and in partnership with Mocha Club and New Release Tuesday, the goal of the band is to “break down that wall between us as the guys on stage and the audience,” says band-member Benjamin McDonald. An acoustic, intimate experience, the tour features the bands most loved songs and the heart behind them, as well as a preview of upcoming music from their new album currently in the works.</p> http://www.wordlabelgroup.com/news/2014/11/18/greatbigfamilyroomtourannouncedtoday#comments Official Tue, 18 Nov 2014 23:11:32 +0000 teamword 29346 at http://www.wordlabelgroup.com Wins Three 2014 Covenant Awards Including Album of the Year, Group of the Year http://www.wordlabelgroup.com/news/2014/11/18/winsthree2014covenantawardsincludingalbumyeargroupyear <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="/loveoutcome">Love &amp; The Outcome</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>”Emmanuel” Wins Seasonal Song of the Year</strong></p> <p><strong>Duo preps debut headline tour, #OurLifeIsARoadTrip, hitting six cities in<br /> Western Canada, November 2014</strong></p> <p>Word Entertainment duo Love &amp; The Outcome caps off an extraordinary year with three Covenant Awards, as awarded by the Canadian Gospel Music Association November 13. The couple, native Canadians, took home Group of the Year, Album of the Year (Love &amp; The Outcome) and Seasonal Song of the Year (“Emmanuel”). Nominated for six Covenant Awards overall, the husband/wife duo, Chris and Jodi, put their energetic live show on display at the Awards show held in British Columbia, much like they did the month before at the GMA Dove Awards in Nashville, TN, where they were nominated for New Artist of the Year.</p> http://www.wordlabelgroup.com/news/2014/11/18/winsthree2014covenantawardsincludingalbumyeargroupyear#comments Official Tue, 18 Nov 2014 15:34:27 +0000 teamword 29336 at http://www.wordlabelgroup.com Christmas Single "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen" Out November 18 http://www.wordlabelgroup.com/news/2014/11/12/christmassinglegodrestyemerrygentlemenoutnovember18 <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="/familyforce5">Family Force 5</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Wraps 28-City Tour with Newsboys<br /> Launches 47-City Winter Jam East Coast Run January 2</strong></p> <p> Alternative Pop/Rock band Family Force 5 releases their Christmas single, “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen” on November 18. True to form, Family Force 5 adds their signature electronic/dance/pop vibe to this interpretation of the holiday classic, complemented by their trademark over-the-top artwork.</p> http://www.wordlabelgroup.com/news/2014/11/12/christmassinglegodrestyemerrygentlemenoutnovember18#comments Official Wed, 12 Nov 2014 20:02:38 +0000 teamword 29331 at http://www.wordlabelgroup.com Releases Resolution Christmas EP http://www.wordlabelgroup.com/news/2014/11/11/releasesresolutionchristmasep <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="/everfound">Everfound</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Word Entertainment 3-piece alternative band of brothers, Everfound, caps off an extraordinary year with their Christmas EP, Resolution. While they’ve held a recurrent Christmas tour, “Rock the Halls,” over the past few years, Resolution is the band’s first Christmas project and is already receiving critical acclaim and satiating their expanding fan-base.</p> http://www.wordlabelgroup.com/news/2014/11/11/releasesresolutionchristmasep#comments Official Tue, 11 Nov 2014 17:42:47 +0000 teamword 29326 at http://www.wordlabelgroup.com Winter Jam 2015 Features 8 Word Artists http://www.wordlabelgroup.com/news/2014/10/31/winterjam2015features8wordartists <p><strong>Skillet Returns as Headliner, Joins Francesca Battistelli, for KING &amp; COUNTRY,<br /> Family Force 5, Everfound, Blanca, About a Mile and Veridia</strong></p> <p><strong>Marks 8 year partnership between Word Entertainment and Winter Jam</strong></p> <p>Winter Jam Tour Spectacular 2015 kicked off its 20th anniversary year at a launch party earlier this week in Nashville, Tennessee. Of the ten artists slated for the East Coast run, which begins January 2 in Charleston, West Virginia, seven are from Word Entertainment. Skillet reprises their role as tour headliner, joining label mates for KING &amp; COUNTRY, Family Force 5 and Blanca, as well as Francesca Battistelli, About A Mile, Everfound and Veridia who are also part of the West Coast run, launching November 6.</p> http://www.wordlabelgroup.com/news/2014/10/31/winterjam2015features8wordartists#comments Official Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:09:45 +0000 teamword 29321 at http://www.wordlabelgroup.com