#NewsNuggets: 12-11-2020

by David Bruce Murray | December 11, 2020 2:00 PM

NEWS THIS WEEK

Capitol Christian Music Group (the Christian music arm of Universal Music Group and current distributor for Gaither Music Group, and Difference Media) has announced a partnership with Anchor Distributors and New Day Christian Distributors to handle physical product distribution and fulfillment to independent Christian retailers effective January 4th, 2021.

After the internet refused to cooperate with concert promoter Bill Bailey’s Sing The Glory Down: Christmas Edition event this past Tuesday in Savannah, Tennessee, all the artists agreed to drive a couple of hours to Nashville and do it all again on Wednesday night. The concert was offered for free, but viewers were encouraged throughout to donate to the Southern Gospel Artist’s Relief Fund. Click HERE[1] to donate or learn more about the fund which has aided many gospel artists during the COVID shutdown. Several thousand people tuned in to enjoy Wilburn & Wilburn, the Kingsmen Quartet, the LeFevre Quartet, Libbi Perry Stuffle, and Gold City. Kingsmen fans were especially delighted to see former Kingsmen pianist Andrew Ishee sitting in on keys while Gold City fans were similarly excited to see former Gold City lead singer Jonathan Wilburn filling in for Bruce Taliaferro. Enjoy the entire three and a half hour concert below.


NEW SINGLES RELEASED TODAY

Jason Crabb & Jay Demarcus with Ashleigh Crabb – Strange Way To Save The World[2]
Michael English – I Bowed On My Knees (live version from the GVB Reunion DVD)[3]
The Talleys – Sweeter As The Days Go By[4]
Gaither Vocal Band – Glorious Impossible[5]
Gaither Vocal Band – Changed By A Baby Boy[6]
High Road – Beautiful Star Of Bethlehem[7]

UPCOMING RELEASES

Please let us know if any significant upcoming releases are missing from this list. Note, the dates listed here are distribution dates when music will officially be available through retail and/or large online outlets. Some titles may be available sooner direct from the artists.

December 18 – The Kingsmen – 40th Anniversary Reunion: LIVE, Expanded, Remixed and Remastered (digital)

January 1 – Greater Vision – The Journey (CD) (5 new songs plus 8 updated versions of past hits)

January 22, 2021 – Michael English – Best of Michael English (CD/DVD)
January ?? – Gold City – Once And For All: The Songs Of Doug Riley (CD)

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Endnotes:
  1. HERE: https://billbaileyconcerts.com/give/
  2. Jason Crabb & Jay Demarcus with Ashleigh Crabb – Strange Way To Save The World: https://music.youtube.com/playlist?list=OLAK5uy_lvWWw_5zwE1_mEsnEmCRwH31DSv3teJkE
  3. Michael English – I Bowed On My Knees (live version from the GVB Reunion DVD): https://music.youtube.com/playlist?list=OLAK5uy_mUZ27Dy29PawXqHWXPtarS5H9kH8pookc
  4. The Talleys – Sweeter As The Days Go By: https://music.youtube.com/playlist?list=OLAK5uy_mP5Y1BrcVzv4TK9gDnHJKykhFglpfnVk0
  5. Gaither Vocal Band – Glorious Impossible: https://music.youtube.com/playlist?list=OLAK5uy_mEXxDOYePSV0lV3652kXvQkNWHlFAnqNI
  6. Gaither Vocal Band – Changed By A Baby Boy: https://music.youtube.com/playlist?list=OLAK5uy_mx0YjeKTqb9prFbHEa3a-E6FPMKu6NbUo
  7. High Road – Beautiful Star Of Bethlehem: https://music.youtube.com/playlist?list=OLAK5uy_mTOeAvC6adQseTDYXl9IymmV8AjaQ_4gk

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