Posts Tagged ‘Album Spotlight’

How Much Does For King & Country Know About American History?

Joel and Luke from For King & Country were born in Australia but have lived in the United States most of their lives. So, how much have they learned about American history? See what happened when I asked them a few questions from the U.S. Citizenship Test.   UPDATE: Joel is now officially an American citizen and the “Monday Night Album Spotlight” is just a memory. A quote from Lady Liberty, “Give me your tired,… … Continue reading

7eventh Time Down Loves It When Kids Get The Words Wrong

Mikey and Cliff from 7eventh Time Down join me on Episode 44 of “More Than The Music” to share the stories behind their album, “God Is On The Move,” including how they love it when kids get the words wrong. Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed As dads, they love all the videos of kids singing, “God Is On The Move.” Enter to win an autographed 7eventh Time Down “God Is On… … Continue reading

This New Passion Song Might Make You Jump Out Of Your Car

Kristian Stanfill, Melodie Malone, and Brett Younker from Passion join me on Episode 43 of the More Than The Music Podcast to share the stories behind their album, “Worthy Of Your Name,” including how a song they sang in their car was later sung by 55,000 people. Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed Kristian says the first time he heard the demo of “Glorious Day” he couldn’t contain his excitement. We were writing… … Continue reading

Reviving A Lady Struck By Lightning Revived Ryan Stevenson’s Music Career

Ryan Stevenson joins me in Episode 42 of the More Than The Music Podcast to share the incredible story of his time as a paramedic, responding to a lady who was struck by lightning, and more behind the songs on “Fresh Start.” Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed Ryan says his time as a paramedic prepared him for his music career and how one call to help a lightning strike victim… … Continue reading

Find Out What A Security Guard Said To Hollyn When She Was Eliminated From American Idol

Hollyn joins me on Episode 40 of the More Than The Music Podcast to share a profound moment with a security guard after she was eliminated from American Idol and more of the stories behind her debut album, “One-Way Conversations.” Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed After she was eliminated from American Idol, Hollyn says encouragement came from an unusual source. A security guard had a prophetic message for her and… … Continue reading

Hannah Kerr Tells How She Is Overcoming Fear And Doubt

Hannah Kerr joins me on Episode 34 of the More Than The Music Podcast to give a behind-the-scenes look at her album, “Overflow.” Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed Hannah shares how her song “I Stand Here” is about overcoming fear and planning for peace. Fear is something that I deal with so much in my life as an artist. I mean, I never thought I would be an artist and… … Continue reading

Matt Maher Shares A Song Of Unity

Matt Maher joins me on Episode 33 of the More Than The Music Podcast to share the stories behind his album, “Saints and Sinners.” Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed He shares why he believes a song inspired by a Martin Luther King Jr. speech needs to be heard now more than ever… “Sons and Daughters.” A lot of people forget that what inspired Dr. King… it wasn’t social policy… it wasn’t… … Continue reading

What Danny Gokey’s Son Said During The Blessing Is Hilarious And Adorable

Danny Gokey joins me in Episode 32 of the More Than The Music Podcast to share the stories behind his new album, “Rise.”   He also explains what his son said while praying over their meal that was both hilarious and adorable. Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed When I pray for my son, I declare things over him… It’s important that we be a voice in our kid’s life because… … Continue reading

Hear How This New Tenth Avenue North Song Was Inspired By A Battle With Cancer

Mike, Jason, and Jeff from Tenth Avenue North join me on Episode 31 of the More Than The Music Podcast to share the stories behind their album, “Followers.” Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed Jeff (guitarist) shares how “I Have This Hope” was inspired by his sister-in-law’s battle with a rare cancer. My sister-in-law collapsed the day after Christmas and a couple weeks later… test after test after test… they finally… … Continue reading

The Top 7 Most Memorable Artist Revelations Of 2016!

2016 saw the launch of the “More Than The Music Podcast” and so many WAY-FM artists shared previously unknown or hidden parts of their lives. Here’s a look back at the 7 most memorable artist revelations from the show. 7. Josh And Matt Started The Afters Because They Sang Drink Orders At Starbucks In Episode 23, Josh and Matt from The Afters revealed that they had the idea to start the band because customers complimented… … Continue reading