Chris Da Ambassada to cap landmark year with album release

If Chris Da Ambassada was a stock on the financial markets, we’d be telling you to buy big right now. Few can claim to have had such a meteoric rise in recent months. To cap it all off, the dancehall artist has announced he will be launching an album towards the end of the year….

Hey Drake! Hands off our playlists!

  So the other day we woke up and Drake was reading the breakfast news. Then we poured our morning cereal to find Drake on the milk carton AND the cereal box. Then no sooner had we stepped out the house did we see Drake delivering the mail. We stepped on the bus and guess…

Big Church Day Out Spotlight: Dire Pitan

Give this man a guitar and watch the magic. Dire Pitan is a talented artist brimming with enthusiasm and passion for the One he’s singing for. You’re in for a treat if you check him out at Big Church Day Out this weekend. The first time we met Dire, he had just released his debut…

Big Church Day Out Spotlight: Newworldson

The year was 2010 and a track was released that made us sit up and pay attention. It was a track called Jamaican Praise Medley and it was by a band we’d never come across before. Their name: Newworldson. The thing that caught us off guard was that the performers of the track weren’t a…

Could ITV give UK gospel music a Voice?

You may remember the article we wrote a couple of months ago about the possible turning tide in UK singing contests. We were starting to see a smattering of gospel songs and artists appearing on TV but we were calling for more. Well our prayers might be answered. ITV, which is the new home of…

When will the barriers in Christian music come down?

Anyone who follows me on Twitter will know I’m a big fan of the Hillsong Young & Free This is Living EP. I’m particularly fond of the title track, which sees Hillsong collaborating with Lecare. But it got me thinking, why don’t we see more of this? In the world of Christian music, there are…