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Hillsong UNITED Has Released an EP of ‘Recovered’ Songs: ‘In the Meantime’

Hillsong UNITED dropped a surprise EP called In the Meantime, which features a collection of unreleased…

The Whole World Will Watch the First Full Trailer for Aaron Sorkin’s ‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’

Just a few days after the teaser, we’ve got our first real look at Aaron…

Anna Golden on How Praise and Worship Is Evolving

At just 23 years old, Anna Golden has already become a seriously influential woman in…

A Surprise Fleet Foxes Album Is Dropping Tomorrow

As we ease into the back half of September, it’s hard not to start thinking…

The New Era of Justin Bieber Is Upon Us With ‘Holy,’ Featuring Chance the Rapper

Justin Bieber’s self-proclaimed “new era” has officially kicked off with a little help from Chance the…

New Music Friday Roundup: Hillsong Young and Free, NEEDTOBREATHE, and More

It’s Friday and a few artists are starting to slowly emerge from their pandemic lockdowns…

Watching These Gen Z Twins Listen to ‘Jolene’ For the First Time Is Utterly Rad

Over on YouTube, two Gen Z twins who go by TwinstheNewTrend record videos of them…

Check Out Billie Eilish’s Melancholy New Stunner: ‘My Future’

Billie Eilish is back with a surprise new single and music video, both well worth…

Taylor Swift Has a Surprise New Album, ‘Folklore,’ Co-Written With The National’s Aaron Dessner

2020 works hard but Taylor Swift works harder. On Thursday, Swift announced a surprise new…

Lecrae Explains Why He Left His Cushy Deal at Columbia Records

Lecrae’s been in the news quite a bit lately, both for his strong stance in…

Looks Like Kanye West’s Presidential Campaign Has Chance the Rapper’s Endorsement

Last week, Kanye West followed through on his longstanding desire to run for president, announcing…

Listen to Another New Sufjan Stevens Song: ‘My Rajneesh’

Just a week after Sufjan Stevens’ freaky folk July 4 return with “My America,” he’s…

Switchfoot Has Dropped a Cover of Frank Ocean’s ‘Swim Good’ and Has an EP of Covers on the Way

Switchfoot has been putting quarantine to good use by recording a new EP of covers called,…

Hawk Nelson Frontman Jon Steingard: ‘I No Longer Believe in God’

  Christians of a certain age are probably familiar with the work of Hawk Nelson,…

How Maverick City Music Is Breaking the Worship Music Mold

With all the worship music out there, it can be tempting to lump it all…

Check Out the Video for Hillsong UNITED’s ‘Another In the Fire’, Featuring the Hillsong Crew in Quarantine

Hard to say what the original concept for the “Another in the Fire” music video…

The 1975 on How Refusing to Compromise Led to Success

Friday will see the release of Notes on a Conditional Form, the latest release from The…

Bethel’s Josh Baldwin on Keeping Worship Music as Honest as Possible

Josh Baldwin cut his teeth in the Southeast, where he grew up on the traveling…

Here’s RELEVANT’s Quarantunes Mix to Get You Through Your Week

Hey, quick question: what day is it? Honestly, the new normal is starting to feel…

Lorde, Lana Del Rey, Nine Inch Nails and Pretty Much Everyone Is Working on New Music in Quarantine

Quarantine brought out hobbies in everyone. Some people bake. Others took up yoga. Lots of…

Lauren Daigle

This feature was originally published in issue 96 of RELEVANT Magazine.  Lauren Daigle couldn’t believe…

Wande Is Reach Records’ First Woman Artist and She’s Just Getting Started

Lecrae. Andy Mineo. Trip Lee. Tedashii. The Reach Records roster is a murderer’s row of…

For King & Country Teamed Up With Kirk Franklin and Tori Kelly for a New Quarantine Anthem: ‘Together’

For King & Country have spent the last few weeks holed up in quarantine, and…

Kim Walker-Smith on How Socially Distanced Church Has Helped Her Get Back to the Basics

Jesus Culture has always inhabited a unique space in the worship music scene. They’re veterans…

Legend Has It

Editor’s note: This article originally appeared in March.  When John Legend stepped into the role…

Check Out the Lyric Video for Elevation Worship’s ‘RATTLE!’

Elevation Worship has dropped a lyric video for “RATTLE!”, which features over ten, yes, count ’em, ten minutes…

This Internet Hero Is Crowdsourcing the Rest of Sufjan’s Abandoned 50 State Project

Back in 2005, indie music fans dared to believe that Sufjan Stevens’ plan to record…

Watch Johnnyswim, Tori Kelly and David Crowder’s Socially Distanced Take on ‘Because He Lives’

Earlier this week, Passion Music dropped a belated Easter present online. Longtime Passion worship leader…

Premiere: Melanie Penn’s Lyric Video for ‘Psalm 23’ Might Help Ease Your Quarantine Anxiety

We’re big fans of NYC singer/songwriter Melanie Penn, who is currently releasing a brand new…

Dance Your Heart Out to Lauren’s Daigle’s Socially Distanced Spin on ‘Still Rolling Stones’

One of the few entertaining parts of the global efforts to flatten the curve has…

Arcade Fire Is Working on a New Album In Quarantine

Win Butler turns 40 years old on Tuesday, and he marked the occasion by sharing…

Let Dolly Parton’s Self-Quarantined Easter Hymn Boost Your Spirit

Like most Americans, Dolly Parton spent Easter Sunday in self-quarantine. But as any self-respecting American…

Phoebe Bridgers’ Excellent New Song ‘Kyoto’ Is the Cure for Your Quarantine Blues

Since releasing Strangers in the Alps in 2017, Phoebe Bridgers has become a dynamite part of America’s…

John Prine, Who Passed Away From COVID-19 Complications, Was One of America’s Best Ever Songwriters

John Prine, who passed away in Nashville, Tenn. on Tuesday night from complications from COVID-19,…

Soul Legend Bill Withers Has Passed Away at 81 Years Old

Bill Withers, the soul icon whose string of timeless hits include “Ain’t No Sunshine,” “Lean…

The Music Video for Lecrae and YK Osiris’ ‘Set Me Free’ Is Just Epic

We didn’t need another reason to love “Set Me Free” — Lecrae’s first single from…

Dolly Parton Is Donating a Million Dollars to Fund Coronavirus Research, Obviously

Death, taxes and Dolly Parton giving generously to meet the needs of a tired and…

Adam Schlesinger, ‘That Thing You Do’ and ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ Songwriter, Has Died of COVID-19

Adam Schlesinger, co-founder of Fountains of Wayne and writer of a collection of astonishingly good…

Watch Chris Tomlin Join Steph and Ayesha Curry to Worship Together Over IG Live

Like many families, Steph and Ayesha Curry are self isolating, looking for ways to fill…

Exclusive: Check Out This Excellent Short Documentary About ‘Heathen’, GAWVI’s Upcoming Album

On April 10, we’re getting a brand new album from GAWVI, the excellent Reach Records…