Country Music Sensation, Billy Ray Cyrus in the hit movie, Like A Country Song

Playing It By Ear: The Adaptability of Billy Ray Cyrus Written by Kelli Gillespie Born in Kentucky, Billy Ray Cyrus grew up with a biblical foundation, a love for baseball, and music. While this country boy was hoping to become Johnny Bench and play in the big leagues, little did he know that his dreams…

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Tammy Hyler

From Country Stars to TV and Film Meet Songwriter: Tammy Hyler Written by Shelley Barski You may not know Tammy Hyler, but you’ve definitely heard her songs. With a discography that includes soundtracks to Runaway Bride, Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen, New in Town and Desperate Housewives, her songs have universal acclaim. Today, Hyler…

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The Voice Contestant Blessing Offor playing his guitar. Photography by Rob Springer

The Greatest Gift Of All: Blessing Offor Written by Mei Ling Nazar Many people were introduced to artist, Blessing Offor when he captured the audience on the television reality show, The Voice, when all four celebrity judges wanted him on their team. While Offor is grateful for his musical career which has taken him to…

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Newsboys Concert Photo

“My God’s not dead. He’s surely alive. He’s living on the inside roaring like a lion…” These lyrics from the band, Newsboys, have reached millions around the world. When the single, “God’s Not Dead (Like A Lion),” was first released in 2011, it was a #1 radio hit on the Billboard AC Monitored chart. Since…

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Beatles Manager Ken Mansfield

The Manager Behind The Beatles And More: Ken Mansfield Written by Mei Ling Nazar Since the 1960s, Ken Mansfield has been associated with top performers, from The Beatles, to The Beach Boys, James Taylor, Dolly Parton, Don Ho and David Cassidy to name a few. He is the former U.S. Manager of Apple Records; a…

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Casting Crowns, from left to right: Chris Huffman, Brian Scoggin, Melodee DeVevo, Mark Hall, Megan Garrett, Josh Mix, Juan DeVevo

Up Close And Candid With Casting Crowns’ Mark Hall Written by Kelli Gillespie Mark Hall is the lead singer/songwriter for the beloved multi-platinum, Grammy-award winning band Casting Crowns. With more than 20 years in youth ministry, he, along with all six other band members, is still currently active in student ministry in the Atlanta area.…

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(l to r) Switchfoot's Tim Foreman, Chad Butler, Jon Foreman, Drew Shirley, Jerome Fontamillas. Photo by Brian Nevins

Switchfoot: Fading West Written by Henry Ortlip I was first introduced to Switchfoot in 2003. The album A Beautiful Letdown was a birthday gift from my mom. Initially I listened to the album out of politeness, but it quickly turned into the soundtrack of my high school years. It’s hard to believe it’s been more…

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