If anyone wants to know what a genuine relationship with Jesus looks like, all they have to do is take one look at Anne. Her smile is evidence that joy comes in the morning, and her voice is proof that God’s plans are better than our own.
Brooke Ligertwood is a Grammy-award winning songwriter, producer, and worship leader. With a passion for truth, art, humanity and the church, Brooke has served the global church through song, leadership and creativity through her many years as part of Hillsong Worship, which she leads globally, whilst also enjoying a successful mainstream career of almost two decades under her maiden name (Brooke Fraser). She passionately asserts that all of life, for the follower of Christ, is ministry. She and her husband Scott (also a songwriter) along with their two young daughters, are based in Orange County, California. Brooke is obsessive about the marriage of theology and art, and as such has penned a growing anthology of beloved congregational anthems like ‘What a Beautiful Name’, ‘King of Kings’, ‘Hosanna’ and ‘Man of Sorrows’ as well as devotional favorites like ‘Awake My Soul’, ‘New Wine’, ‘None But Jesus’ and many more.
Sometimes all it takes is five minutes with someone to know they're special. With his infectious joy, thought provoking lyrics, and an inviting voice that draws you in, Blessing Offor proves that by simply by being who he is, he is indeed special.
One of the most influential bands in Christian music history, GRAMMY®-nominated, Platinum®-selling Newsboys have sold more than 10 million units, amassed eight Gold® certifications, 33 #1 radio hits, four GRAMMY® nominations, two American Music Award nominations and multiple Dove Awards. Since their formation in Australia three decades ago, Newsboys have released 24 recordings and their signature songs include “We Believe,” “He Reigns,” “Miracles,” “Born Again” and the Platinum®-certified megahit, “God’s Not Dead.”
We The Kingdom is a multigenerational family of musicians, including producers and songwriters Ed Cash (Chris Tomlin, NeedToBreathe, Bethel Music), Scott Cash, Franni Rae Cash, Martin Cash and Andrew Bergthold. The members of We The kingdom have been involved behind-the-scenes in songs that have been sung around the world, and now they are ready to tell their own story firsthand. Their sound is a blend of worship, vulnerability, and grit that is birthed out of decades of musical influences and a shared difficult experience that brought them together as a band. Their debut EP is out fall 2019.
Over the last few years alone, Tommee Profitt has achieved tremendous success as a producer, songwriter, and award-winning composer for TV and movies. A lifelong musician who taught himself to play piano as a child and started producing his own music at age 12,
From his rural Texas roots, cutting his chops on his father’s Country-Western record collection, to the small Baptist church where he was first compelled by congregational singing, and now in his current position as the definitive worship leader for the worldwide church, Chris Tomlin has always been motivated to provide spiritual seekers a voice to talk with God through music.
Taya Gaukrodger comes from a country town in the north of Australia. In 2010 she relocated to Sydney to pursue a career in music. Soon after arriving she got involved at Hillsong Church and began volunteering in youth, and young adult ministries. The world first heard Taya's voice in Hillsong United's 'Oceans' and 'Touch The Sky' and from that moment, her voice became an unmistakable clarion call to worship across the world. Taya is most passionate about worship that points people to Jesus and her hope is to lead people to worship more authentically and passionately as they discover more about Him."
For Jeremy Camp, it all boils down to loving people well. As a young boy growing up in small-town Lafayette, Indiana, Jeremy’s impressionable young heart watched his parents model this behavior on a regular basis. It was not uncommon for Jeremy to accompany his father to a local prison or boys’ home to minister through words and music, and when his father started a church when Jeremy was only 14, his eyes were truly opened to the remarkable impact of pastoring and ministering. Between caring and providing for him and his siblings and his father entering full-time ministry, the importance of caring for and loving well the people put in your path was not lost on the blue-eyed boy with an affinity for music.
Although he largely stuck to gospel and soul music during his time on American Idol, Danny Gokey transformed himself into a country artist following the show's conclusion. Born on April 24, 1980, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, he was raised in a large family and began singing during weekly church services. Gokey's interest in religion and music continued to shape his adolescence, and he became the music director of Faith Builders International Ministries during his mid-twenties. Meanwhile, he married his high-school sweetheart, a fellow churchgoing music fan named Sophia Martinez, and lived with her for four years.
Jonathan Traylor signals the coming of a new generation of faith music—an authentic melting pot of Worship, Christian and Gospel influences, marked by captivating songs and anchored by a heartfelt passion for ministry.
Singer/songwriter Stephen Stanley makes music with immediate emotional impact, revealing a
depth of talent that comes from years of devotion to his craft. At the age of nine, the Mansfield,
Georgia-based artist learned to play his mother’s guitar after suffering an accident that
rendered him deaf in his left ear, and quickly uncovered an innate musicality and remarkable
gift for melody. By age 13, he’d added piano and drums to his repertoire, in addition to writing
songs and leading worship at the church where his father served as a pastor. Over the last
decade, Stanley has honed a distinct and dynamic voice as a musician, bringing both raw
emotion and a profound sense of purpose to everything he creates.
Riley Clemmons is a 21-year-old pop singer/songwriter from Nashville, Tennessee. Raised on southern gospel music and classic rock, Riley began singing at a young age. She was discovered by her manager Mitchell Solarek at age 13 and began attending writing sessions shortly after. At 16, Riley was signed to Capitol CMG and sky-rocketed onto the scene with her debut hit single “Broken Prayers” in December 2017. The song was added to 38 stations around the U.S., held a multi-week top 5 at Hot AC radio, and has amassed over 27.5M global streams since its release.
Trusting his instincts and leaning into his faith spurred this veteran artist to make the most personal album of his career with The Elements. “I let go of worrying about the charts and if I’m good enough - things that come along with the business of artistry,” TobyMac says of his new approach. “The most important thing to me now is when I walk into a studio to record a song ‘does it make you feel something?’ And, is there a reason for it to exist in this world?"
Influenced by the fabled and fertile Memphis music scene,23-year-old EvvieMcKinney’s unique mergingof good ol’gospel vibes, current pop sensibility and deep-rooted soul has her perfectly positioned for international acclaim.
GRAMMY® nominated Hillsong Young & Free is a youth movement born out of Hillsong Church in Sydney, Australia. Young & Free is the third extension of the Hillsong Church worship ministry, which also includes Hillsong Worship and Hillsong United. Young & Free is comprised of a collective of young people who come together to make music for youth and young adults everywhere.
Hillsong UNITED is a multi-award-winning, platinum-selling artist whose chart successes (repeatedly no. 1 on Billboard’s Christian charts and up to #5 on Billboard 200) are only bested by the millions of lives they’ve impacted across the globe.
With a catalogue sung by an estimated 50 million people worldwide each week, Hillsong Worship is passionate about equipping and mobilising believers everywhere with Christ-centered songs of God-glorifying worship for the building of the Church.
Hailing from a small town off the coast of Northern Ireland, Rend Collective (Gareth Gilkeson, Chris Llewellyn, Ali Gilkeson, Patrick Thompson and Stephen Mitchell) wants to be known as a celebration band, worshiping for God’s Glory and fame. Since the release of their first album, Organic Family Hymnal, the group’s authentic and energetic style of worship has attracted an international audience, with career sales of more than 300,000 albums. The group saw early success as their first ever single “Build Your Kingdom Here,” peaked at No. 12 on the National Christian Audience Chart.
Angie Rose is a dynamic powerhouse Pop/Hip-Hop artist from the Bronx. From Puerto Rican roots, the Latina inspires her fans to be unstoppable through a combination of raw energy and undaunted lyrics. Her music promotes diversity and overcoming all obstacles, pulling from her past experiences with loss, drugs, and hurt.
Cody Carnes is a worship leader who is passionate about creating space where innovative artistry and authentic worship can collide. As a songwriter, he's penned numerous cuts recorded by his wife, GRAMMY-nominee Kari Jobe Carnes, as well as the powerful corporate anthem, "The Cross Has The Final Word." He also wrote or cowrote every song on his full-length debut, The Darker The Night / The Brighter The Morning (Capitol CMG), a sonically compelling project that marries declaritive lyrics with infectious pop-infused melodies.