Three-time GRAMMY winner Michael W. Smith ushers in the Christmas season with the September 30 release of Michael W. Smith & Friends: The Spirit of Christmas, featuring an all-star lineup of guests Vince Gill, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Martina McBride, Amy Grant, Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Nettles, Bono and Michael McDonald. This star-studded album is full of timeless carols, holiday favorites and new versions of some of Michael's most loved Christmas songs.
From Aaron Shust discussing Unto Us:I love Christmas music and how it so eloquently stamps the season with sound, celebrating the beauty of the earth and the beauty of God's coming to earth, becoming one of His creation, taking on the very nature of a servant so that He could rescue us and reunite us to Himself!
These ten songs, therefore, have a very intentional order which intend to provide a sense of story. Tracks 1-5 represent The Proclamations we see the star of wonder appear and the hear angels proclaiming the Good News to the shepherds: a Savior has been born in the city of David! Tracks 6-8 represent The Adoration where we find ourselves manger side, or at least peering into the stable along with the sheph ... more
Christmas music is synonymous with Amy Grant. Her classic arrangements, stirring original Christmas songs, and widely attended Christmas tours over the years have all contributed to over 5 MILLION Christmas albums sold.This new addition to theIconseries showcases Amy Grants Christmas catalog and features 11 songs, including, Breath Of Heaven (Marys Song), Grown Up Christmas List, and Tennessee Christmas.
One of the most anticipated holiday albums of the year, Motown Christmas is shaping to be an epic release. Full with unique collaborations, artists from Capitol Records, Motown Gospel, and Motown Records join forces on classic holiday tunes such as "Go Tell It On The Mountain," "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas," "Silent Night" and more. Produced by multiple award-winning producer Aaron Lindsey, Motown Christmas features performances by India.Arie, Neyo, Gregory Porter, Tasha Cobbs, Smokie Norful, Tye Tribbett & others.
This is the first collection of new Christmas recordings from Motown in 46 years. This is sure to be a memorable album that will endure the test of time and have something for everyone.
Following the highly successful The Altar and The Door album and tour, Grammy Award-winning group Casting Crowns is set to release its ﬁrst Christmas record titled Peace On Earth. Known for its life-changing ministry of renewal and discipleship, Casting Crowns continues that mission with an album of songs dedicated to the meaning behind this holy season.