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TobyMac wins two Billboard Music Awards PDF Print E-mail
Written by Eric Tiansay   
Tuesday, 21 May 2013 07:57 AM EDT

TobyMac won two Billboard Music Awards Sunday night during the event, which drew 9.47 million viewers, topping 2012's audience by 28%, Nielsen reported. The May 19 awards show was held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and broadcast on the ABC Television Network.

The GRAMMY-winning multi-Platinum recording artist was honored as Top Christian Artist and for the Top Christian Album for Eye On It (ForeFront Records/Capitol Christian Distribution).

Matt Redman's "10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord)" by won Top Christian Song, surpassing TobyMac's "Me Without You"; Big Daddy Weave's "Redeemed"; Building 429's "Where I Belong"; and Newsboys' "God's Not Dead (Like a Lion)"

Other Top Christian Artist finalists were Casting Crowns, Chris Tomlin, MercyMe and Matt Redman. The other finalists for Top Christian Album were Casting Crowns' Come to the Well (Beach Street Records/Provident Distribution); Lecrae's Gravity (Reach Records/Infinity Music Distribution); MercyMe's The Hurt & the Healer (INO Records/Provident); and Wow Hits 2013 (Wow Records/Capitol).

Visit www.billboard.com for the complete list of winners.

 
Kingsbury series takes three best-seller spots PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 05 March 2012 09:07 AM EST

Novelist Karen Kingsbury’s “Bailey Flanigan” series appeared three times on the weekly Top 20 Fiction best-sellers list from the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) ahead of the March release of the fourth installment, Loving. Books one through three were on the list for the week ending Feb. 25, according to Pubtrack Christian data.

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Top-ticketing ‘Courageous’ premieres in theaters PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 30 September 2011 11:55 AM EDT
Fatherhood film Courageous, opening in theaters today, is this week's hottest ticket, according to ticketing website Fandango.com. The faith-based movie has more than $2 million in pre-sales, more than double that of Sherwood Pictures’ most recent film, Fireproof, which opened at $6.8 million and went on to gross more than $33.4 million at the box office.
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Billy Graham's 'most important' book coming PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 18 July 2011 04:06 PM EDT
Thomas Nelson will publish renowned evangelist Billy Graham's first major book in more than five years, this fall.
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Christian Western novelist dies PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 16 June 2011 02:34 PM EDT
Christian Western novelist Stephen Bly, winner of a Christy Award, died June 9 in Lewiston, Idaho, after a five-year battle with prostate cancer. He was 66.
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Zondervan may move HQ PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 26 May 2011 01:49 PM EDT
Zondervan may move its headquarters to another Grand Rapids, Mich.-area location when it closes its warehouse operation next year.
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Create-a-character contest PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 16 May 2011 01:41 PM EDT
NavPress' Think imprint and best-selling author Melody Carlson are inviting readers to help develop the main character of Trapped: Caught in a Lie, the next installment of the "Secrets" series for teens.
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Christian stores resist book about beer PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 22 March 2010 01:34 PM EDT
A Christian publisher's book about beer meets "some resistance" at stores, while a former Christian music label head reflects on changes in the industry.
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