Contemporary Christian Music

CCM is the product of the Christian gospel community, in which the artists are predominantly, though not exclusively, Caucasian.

“Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing” – Lady Redneck

2022-07-04T01:27:40-05:00July 4th, 2022|

“Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing” Lady Redneck Independent (2022) By Robert M. Marovich Lady Redneck (aka country singer Stephanie Lee) renders the eighteenth-century hymn, “Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing,” with lockstep fidelity to the original and a delicacy ideally suited to the lovely melody. Lee’s tender vocal, [...]

Avalon Worship – s/t

2022-06-08T01:34:08-05:00June 8th, 2022|

Avalon Worship Avalon Worship Red Street Records (release date: May 20, 2022) By Robert M. Marovich The artist formerly known as Avalon that recorded for Sparrow Records starting in 1995 has rebranded itself as Avalon Worship and just released its first album under the new moniker for Red Street [...]

JGM Pick of the Week – June 6, 2022

2022-06-07T01:17:30-05:00June 7th, 2022|

“Majestic One” Katy Weirich Independent (release date: January 14, 2022) By Robert M. Marovich A life filled with ups and downs, joys and sorrows, depression and happiness informs the songs and singing of Katy Weirich. A young vocalist and worship leader who evokes Lauren Daigle and Hillsong’s Brooke Fraser, [...]

Steven Curtis Chapman to be Named First BMI Icon at the 2022 BMI Christian Awards

2022-06-02T02:59:24-05:00June 2nd, 2022|

Top Christian Songwriters and Publishers to be Honored at June 14 Event June 1, 2022 – Nashville, TN – Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI®) will celebrate the extraordinary and inspirational career of Steven Curtis Chapman by presenting him with the BMI Icon Award at the Company’s annual BMI Christian Awards, to [...]

Damara Melissa – Beginnings (EP)

2022-04-28T01:16:18-05:00April 28th, 2022|

Damara Melissa Beginnings (EP) (release date: February 24, 2022) By Robert M. Marovich From Whitby, Ontario, singer-songwriter Damara Melissa evokes CCM singers Jamie Grace, Tori Kelly, and Nicole C. Mullins. Following a few recent singles, Beginnings is her first EP. Commencing her writing career to channel her emotions after [...]

Harriet Fraser – Peace

2021-11-10T16:27:14-06:00November 10th, 2021|

Harriet Fraser Peace Independent (release date: October 8, 2021) By Robert M. Marovich On her brief but touchingly lovely debut album Peace, soprano Harriet Frasier harmonizes with herself, two-parts unaccompanied, a touch of echo evoking the sense of being recorded in a stone-walled cathedral instead of the California studios [...]

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