Jan 10 2013
Brant Hansen Downton Abbey Recap

"Don't want to watch 'Downton Abbey' because it's too long, or you just don't like it? NO PROBLEM. I made this awesome 1-minute recap on my iPad. It captures all the drama, but leaves you with free time to do other stuff. You're welcome."

~ Brant


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Jan 10 2013
New Music on Air1

We have some new music we'd like you to check out on Air1! Take a moment to listen below and vote on your favorite! You can also determine the songs you want to hear on the radio by becoming an official Air1 Mixologist!

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"Middle of Your Heart" by for KING & COUNTRY

"So Far Gone" by Thousand Foot Krutch

"Strangely Dim" by Francesca Battistelli

"Worn" by Tenth Avenue North

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Jan 08 2013
"A Night of Hope & Healing" for Newtown, CT

"A Night of Hope & Healing" 

A Concert to Pay Tribute to Sandy Hook Tragedy

 

Some of your favorite AIR 1 Christian artists will come together to Honor the families and children of Newtown, Ct and share a message of “Hope & Healing” on Tuesday, January 15, 2013. 

 

TobyMac, Chris Tomlin, Mandisa, Laura Story, Casting Crowns, Steven Curtis Chapman, and Building 429 have all volunteered their time to bring the families a night of worship and prayer. 

 

There will also be renowned speakers and authors making special appearances. They include Louie Giglio, Max Lucado, and Mary Beth Chapman.

 

As reported by CCM Magazine, "A Night of Hope & Healing" is a free event and open to the public. This special event will be a night of prayer and music to honor the victims and families of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy. 

 

"The initial response to the event was overwhelming, with over 10,000 tickets going in just 30 minutes, and since then 2,000 more seats have been opened,"  commented Kevin Braun of Generation Exodus, the company organizing the event.  "I think this speaks to how we as a nation want to honor and show our support to this community."

 

"A Night of Hope & Healing" is on January 15th, from 6:00-10:00 PM at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, CT. 

 

You can read more about this event and get information on tickets

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Jan 08 2013
Chris Tomlin: The Story Behind "Whom Shall I Fear"

Critics and Fans are LOVING 

Grammy Winner Chris Tomlin's

 New Album

 "Burning Lights"

out this week!

Chris Tomlin is receiving all kinds of love from media including The New York Times, USA Today and Billboard.

 

"Over the last decade Mr. Tomlin has become one of the most notable figures in Christian rock… Even when he is not around, his songs sustain him. Burning Lights is ... heavy on broad, anthemic choruses; and straightforward praise. It is a skill ... to write music this free of ego. Mr. Tomlin has a modest voice, full of yearning, but it’s not his voice that’s important. It serves only as a contour for others to follow, with a modesty that invites people in."

— The New York Times

 

The album has claimed the No. 1 spot on the iTunes® Christian & Gospel Albums Chart and No. 2 position on the iTunes® Overall Albums Chart. SWEET!

 

 

Lyric Video: "Whom Shall I Fear"

 

 

The story behind "Whom Shall I Fear"

 

 

About Chris Tomlin 

The internationally renowned GRAMMY® winner, whose career has yielded widely known worship anthems such as “How Great Is Our God,” “Holy Is the Lord” and “Jesus Messiah,” has given voice to the Church and millions of people around the world as they worship Jesus. Fresh off the stage at the Passion 2013 conference in Atlanta’s Georgia Dome,  he lead worship with a generation of 18-25 year olds from around the world at the  four-day gathering. 

 

Just last month, Tomlin earned his eighth GRAMMY® nomination with the announcement of a nod to “White Flag" for Best Contemporary Christian Music Song. Co-written with Jason Ingram, Matt Maher and Matt Redman, the song is from the live album Passion: White Flag, but also appears on Burning Lights.

 

 With eight albums, ten No. 1 radio singles, a GRAMMY® Award and five additional nominations, two Billboard Music Awards, 18 Dove Awards, a platinum and four gold albums to his credit, Chris Tomlin is among the most well-known and influential artists in contemporary Christian music. 

He is referred to by Time magazine as “most likely the most often sung artist anywhere.” 

In the midst of his record breaking success, Chris Tomlin stays busy touring and in his role as worship leader at Passion City Church in Atlanta, GA, 

 

Get Connected with Chris Tomlin 

Web site // http://www.christomlin.com 

 

 

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Jan 08 2013
Hawk Nelson Shares Story Behind Words

Hawk Nelson's new song, ''Words," featuring Bart from MercyMe, is meant to emphasize the importance of thinking before you speak.

"'Words' really speaks to the heart of what God's been teaching us as a band over the past few months. The words we speak are a powerful testament to who we are and how we influence those around us. We truly have the power to either speak life into others or break them down depending on the choices we make," explains lead singer Jonathan Steingard. "It's been our prayer as a band to say to God that we want to be His light… that we want to speak His love into people's lives every day. Whether that means being on stage and playing shows, or whether that's with our wives, families, or friends, we just want to be really intentional about speaking life into people."