News http://www.wordlabelgroup.com/news en Releasing New Album April 7 http://www.wordlabelgroup.com/news/2015/01/29/releasingnewalbumapril7 <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="/pointgrace">Point Of Grace</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><b><i>Directions Home (Songs We Love, Songs You Know)</i></b><br /> <b>First Album of Cover Songs</b><br /> <b>Special Appearances from Ricky Skaggs and Vince Gill</b></p> <p>Point of Grace, one of the best-selling artists in Christian music history, announces the release of their forthcoming studio album on April 7, 2015. With a discography boasting well over a dozen albums, Directions Home (Songs We Love, Songs You Know) is a 10-song disc that features some of their favorite cover songs.</p> <p>“When we were discussing what kind of record we wanted to create, we really wanted to do something we hadn’t done before,” says Shelley Breen. “In our live shows, familiar songs seem to bring the people in and we love singing them. This was a chance for us to record both older songs and newer songs that we love and that listeners know.”</p> http://www.wordlabelgroup.com/news/2015/01/29/releasingnewalbumapril7#comments Official Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:59:00 +0000 teamword 29531 at http://www.wordlabelgroup.com Appearing on The Today Show & Public Television's Front And Center! http://www.wordlabelgroup.com/news/2015/01/29/appearingtodayshowpublictelevisionsfrontandcenter <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="/kingcountry">for KING &amp; COUNTRY</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><b>Appearances To Support Latest Grammy-Nominated Album <i>Run Wild. Live Free. Love Strong.</i></b></p> <p>for KING &amp; COUNTRY, the two-time 2015 Grammy nominated duo of brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone, have hit the ground running in 2015. In addition to their current U.S. tour, their highest debuting album of their career (#13 on the Billboard Top 200), the band will visit New York City to appear on the Today Show and to tape their first-ever all-performance television special for the critically acclaimed music series, Front and Center on which the likes of Lady Antebellum, Counting Crows, Cyndi Lauper, The Fray, Jack Johnson, Train, John Hiatt and Keith Urban have appeared.</p> <p>The band will play a near 90-minute set at the famed McKittrick Hotel on Febuary 2nd, before a live audience of just two hundred for Front and Center. The show will feature songs from their recently released, Grammy nominated album Run Wild. Live Free. Love Strong.</p> http://www.wordlabelgroup.com/news/2015/01/29/appearingtodayshowpublictelevisionsfrontandcenter#comments Official Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:51:29 +0000 teamword 29526 at http://www.wordlabelgroup.com 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