If you are already getting ready to decorate rooms, there are already plenty of new Christmas music options to sound out during the season.
So far 10 Christian artists have released new holiday albums. It can be hard to keep up with all the singers who have new music on their way, so we’ve put together a list for you.
Here they are:
For his first foray into Christmas music, Zach Williams put his own unique twist on Christmas classics like “Mary, Did You Know?” and “Christmas time has arrived”. He recorded the album at Fame Recording Studios in Muscle Shoals.
Williams and his band called the album “a holly party turned into a jam session worthy of its title.”
“We knew we wanted it to have a rock ‘n’ roll side, a southern rock feel,” said the “Chain Breaker” singer-songwriter. “That’s when we got the idea to go down to Muscle Shoals.”
Voctave, a Florida-based a cappella group, is best known for including several performers from the Voices of Liberty ensemble singing at The American Adventure Pavilion at Walt Disney World’s EPCOT.
The 11-member group also frequently covers contemporary Christian music and often teams up with Christian singers. This album features Jody McBrayer of Avalon and Southern gospel singer Mark Lowry.
Life. Church worship
The Life.Church worship team in Edmond, Oklahoma, where founder Craig Groeschel is pastor, released a Christmas praise album.
We the kingdom
Known for their hit songs “Holy Water” and “God So Loved,” Christian band We The Kingdom recorded their new Christmas EP in July of this year at a family basement recording studio. The album’s title, “A Family Christmas,” is apt, as the group includes songwriter Ed Cash, his children Franni Mae and Martin Cash, his brother Scott and family friend Andrew. Bergthold.
The first track of the EP, “Still Can’t Sleep on Christmas Eve,” is particularly important to the singing family. Franni Mae said the holiday song has been a family hymn for a decade.
“Most of these songs we’ve written together recently, but this one kicked off the time,” she told Billboard. “It was really nice to now see this whole image become even more complete.”
Two-time Grammy winner Jason Crabb has released a new three-track Christmas EP produced by the late Tim Akers, known for his work with CeCe Winans and Reba McEntire. Akers did so in August due to complications from pneumonia after a series of leukemia treatments.
All three songs are a teaser for a full Christmas album due out in 2022. When Crabb signed up as an artist with Jay DeMarcus’ Red Street Records, he told former Rascal Flatts member that a Christmas album was one of his “dream recordings”. adding that it was an honor to work with Akers.
“I was so honored to be working with Tim Akers again, and this was his last project,” Crabb said. “He was a friend and we had collaborated before, but this time it was special. Tim was producing and arranging the strings of the record when his leukemia returned. He even sat in the hospital in his last days and worked on music. Nashville has lost incredible talent in Tim, and I really want this record to honor his life. We love you, Tim.
Christian Breakout artist Cade Thompson, known for radio hit “Provider”, has released his first Christmas EP.
“My Christmas EP brings me so much joy because I got to put my personality into every single,” said Thompson. “There has been so much life and excitement around this project, since the moment we started. The arrangements of these songs add a fun, fresh and new touch, but keep the traditional heartbeats of two well-known Christmas carols.
The third song, “Can’t Wait for Christmas”, is an original song written by Thompson with Micah Kuiper and Matt Armstrong. Thompson said her own childhood vacation memories served as inspiration for the lyrics.
Christian pop and cult singer Sarah Reeves is releasing her latest Christmas album at the end of October.
Prior to the release of the album “More the Merrier”, Reeves released the single “Go Tell It on the Mountain”, a song she said she chose for the record because it tells the real meaning of the holiday season. .
“I chose ‘Go Tell It On The Mountain’ because it’s a celebration of the Savior’s birth, the only reason we celebrate Christmas,” she said. “I had so much fun recording this song. We decided to add some jazzy and classic elements to it, as well as another chorus section to make it even more alive. I hope this song reminds you of the joy of Christmas and what a gift it was to have our Savior, our King Jesus, come to this earth. It’s worth shouting. “
Jordan Feliz, a Christian recording artist known for his folk and soulful sound, has released a new Christmas EP with two songs: an original, “Joy to Our World”, as well as a cover of “Feliz Navidad”.
Brian Courtney Wilson
Contemporary Christian and gospel singer Brian Courtney Wilson’s new holiday record, “At Christmas,” features four covers of famous Christmas carols.
“I know you have a lot on your plate, but it’s really just around the corner,” Wilson wrote of the new songs and the holiday season ahead. “You might as well skip your playlist. “
An accomplished Christian gospel singer and pianist, Gordon Mote joined singer-songwriter Lee Greenwood’s group just after graduating from college. He then toured with Trisha Yearwood, the Gaither Vocal Band and Porter Wagoner, among others.
Mote’s latest album, “Christmas Hymns & Carols: Solo Piano,” features instrumental renditions of holiday favorites.
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