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In chemistry, an alcohol is any organic compound in which the hydroxyl functional group (–OH) is bound to a carbon.
Amy Lee Grant (born November 25, 1960) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, author and media personality.
Andraé Edward Crouch (July 1, 1942 – January 8, 2015) was an American gospel singer, songwriter, arranger, record producer and pastor.
Barry McGuire (born October 15, 1935) is an American singer-songwriter.
The bass guitar (also known as electric bass, or bass) is a stringed instrument similar in appearance and construction to an electric guitar, except with a longer neck and scale length, and four to six strings or courses.
Benny Ray Hester (born May 3, 1948) is an American musician, singer, songwriter and recording artist.
Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.
The Billboard 200 is a record chart ranking the 200 most popular music albums and EPs in the United States.
Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman, May 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, author, and painter who has been an influential figure in popular music and culture for more than five decades.
Bob Jones University (BJU) is a private, non-denominational Evangelical university in Greenville, South Carolina, United States, known for its conservative cultural and religious positions.
Brandon Heath Knell (born July 21, 1978) better known by the stage name Brandon Heath, is a contemporary Christian musician from Nashville, Tennessee.
Cambridge is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, and part of the Boston metropolitan area.
Capitol Records, Inc. is an American record label owned by Universal Music Group through its Capitol Music Group imprint.
Casting Crowns is a contemporary Christian and Christian rock band started in 1999 by youth pastor Mark Hall, who serves as the band's lead vocalist, as part of a youth group at First Baptist Church in Downtown Daytona Beach, Florida.
CCM Magazine is a twice monthly online magazine about contemporary Christian music, published by Salem Publishing, a division of Salem Communications.
Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.
Christopher Dwayne Tomlin (born May 4, 1972) is an American contemporary Christian music artist, worship leader, and songwriter from Grand Saline, Texas, United States who has sold over 7 million records.
Christian alternative rock is a form of alternative rock music that is lyrically grounded in a Christian worldview.
Christian electronic dance music, also known as CEDM, Christian EDM, Christian Dance Music, CDM, or Christian electronic music is a genre of electronic dance music and Christian music.
Christian hardcore (or Christcore) refers to hardcore punk bands that promote Christian beliefs.
Christian hip hop (originally Gospel rap, also known as Christian rap, Gospel hip hop or holy hip hop) is a subgenre of hip hop music characterized by a Christian worldview, with the general purposes of evangelization (Christian mission work), edifying some members of the church and/or simply entertaining.
Christian metal, also known as white metal, Jesus metal or heavenly metal, is a form of heavy metal music usually defined by its message using song lyrics as well as the dedication of the band members to Christianity.
Christian music is music that has been written to express either personal or a communal belief regarding Christian life and faith.
The Christian music industry is a small part of the larger music industry, that focuses on traditional Gospel music, Southern gospel, contemporary Christian music, and alternative Christian music.
Christian punk is a form of Christian music and a subgenre of punk rock with some degree of Christian lyrical content.
Christian rock is a form of rock music that features lyrics focusing on matters of Christian faith, often with an emphasis on Jesus, typically performed by self-proclaimed Christian individuals.
Hot Christian Songs (also known as National Christian Audience) is a Billboard chart published weekly by Billboard magazine in the United States.
ChristianityFrom Ancient Greek Χριστός Khristós (Latinized as Christus), translating Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ, Māšîăḥ, meaning "the anointed one", with the Latin suffixes -ian and -itas.
Church Growth is a movement within evangelical Christianity which aims to grow churches based on research, sociology, analysis, etc.
A church service (also called a service of worship, or simply a service) is a formalized period of communal worship in Christian tradition.
Contemporary worship is a form of Christian worship that emerged within Western evangelical Protestantism in the 20th century.
Contemporary worship music (CWM), also known as praise and worship music, is a defined genre of Christian music used in contemporary worship.
Creed was an American rock band formed in 1993 in Tallahassee, Florida.
Crossover is a term applied to musical works or performers who appeal to different types of audience, for example (especially in the United States) by appearing on two or more of the record charts which track differing musical styles or genres.
DC Talk (stylized as dc Talk) is a Christian rap and rock trio.
A drug is any substance (other than food that provides nutritional support) that, when inhaled, injected, smoked, consumed, absorbed via a patch on the skin, or dissolved under the tongue causes a temporary physiological (and often psychological) change in the body.
A drum kit — also called a drum set, trap set, or simply drums — is a collection of drums and other percussion instruments, typically cymbals, which are set up on stands to be played by a single player, with drumsticks held in both hands, and the feet operating pedals that control the hi-hat cymbal and the beater for the bass drum.
Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977) was an American singer and actor.
Evelyn Tornquist Karlsson (born Evelyn Tornquist on March 29, 1956), mononymously known as Evie, is a contemporary Christian music singer who was known in the late 1970s and early 1980s for songs such as "Mirror", "Step into the Sunshine" and "Four Foot Eleven".
Folk music includes both traditional music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th century folk revival.
Fox News (officially known as the Fox News Channel, commonly abbreviated to FNC) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel owned by the Fox Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.
Genre is any form or type of communication in any mode (written, spoken, digital, artistic, etc.) with socially-agreed upon conventions developed over time.
Gospel music is a genre of Christian music.
The Gospel Music Hall of Fame, created in 1971 by the Gospel Music Association, is a Hall of Fame dedicated exclusively to recognizing meaningful contributions by individuals and groups in all forms of gospel music.
The guitar is a fretted musical instrument that usually has six strings.
hearitfirst.com is an online listening post for Christian music.
Hillsong Church is a global Pentecostal megachurch originating from Sydney, New South Wales, which is affiliated with Australian Christian Churches, the Australian branch of the Assemblies of God.
A hippie (sometimes spelled hippy) is a member of a counterculture, originally a youth movement that began in the United States during the mid-1960s and spread to other countries around the world.
A hymn is a type of song, usually religious, specifically written for the purpose of adoration or prayer, and typically addressed to a deity or deities, or to a prominent figure or personification.
"I Can Only Imagine" (sometimes shortened to "Imagine") is a single recorded by Christian rock band MercyMe.
Illinois is a state in the Midwestern region of the United States.
The iTunes Store is a software-based online digital media store operated by Apple Inc. It opened on April 28, 2003, and has been the largest music vendor in the United States since April 2008, and the largest music vendor in the world since February 2010.
James Emery White (born December 20, 1961), is the founding and senior pastor of Mecklenburg Community Church in Charlotte, North Carolina; President of Serious Times, a ministry that explores the intersection of faith and culture and hosts ChurchandCulture.org; ranked adjunctive professor of theology and culture on the Charlotte campus of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary where he also served as their fourth president; and author of more than 20 books that have been translated into ten languages.
Jars of Clay is a Christian rock band from Nashville, Tennessee.
Jeremy Thomas Camp (born January 12, 1978) is an American contemporary Christian music singer and songwriter from Lafayette, Indiana.
The Jesus movement was an Evangelical Christian movement beginning on the West Coast of the United States in the late 1960s and early 1970s and spreading primarily throughout North America, Europe, and Central America, before subsiding by the late 1980s.
Jesus music, known as gospel beat music in the United Kingdom, is a style of Christian music that originated on the West Coast of the United States in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
John Elefante (born March 18, 1958) is an American singer-songwriter, instrumentalist, and producer.
Keith Gordon Green (October 21, 1953 – July 28, 1982) was an American contemporary Christian music pianist, singer, and songwriter originally from Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, New York.
A keyboard instrument is a musical instrument played using a keyboard, a row of levers which are pressed by the fingers.
Korean Contemporary Christian music (or Korean CCM) refers to Contemporary Christian music written or played in South Korea.
Larry David Norman (April 8, 1947 – February 24, 2008) was an American musician, singer, songwriter, record label owner, and record producer.
Latin Christian music (Spanish Musica Cristiana Latina) is a subgenre of Latin music and Contemporary Christian music.
Lexington, consolidated with Fayette County and often denoted as Lexington-Fayette, is the second-largest city in Kentucky and the 60th-largest city in the United States.
Lifehouse is an American rock band from Los Angeles comprising Jason Wade (lead vocals, guitar), Rick Woolstenhulme, Jr. (drums, percussion), and Bryce Soderberg (bass, vocals).
Christian Albums (formerly named Hot Christian Albums) is a ''Billboard'' chart of the best-selling Christian music albums of the week, "ranked by sales data as compiled by Nielsen SoundScan".
Mainstream is current thought that is widespread.
Massachusetts, officially known as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
Matthew Joseph West (born April 25, 1977) is an American contemporary Christian musician, singer-songwriter, and actor.
MercyMe is an American contemporary Christian music band founded in Greenville, Texas.
Michael Whitaker Smith (born October 7, 1957) is an American musician, who has charted in both contemporary Christian and mainstream charts.
Mylon R. LeFevre (born October 6, 1944) is an American Christian rock singer best known for his work with his band Mylon and Broken Heart.
Nashville is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the seat of Davidson County.
Neues Geistliches Lied (new spiritual song), abbreviated NGL, is a music genre of songs in German intended for church usage, and based on contemporary lyrics and with music by contemporary composers.
New Brunswick is a city in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States, in the New York City metropolitan area.
New Jersey is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the Northeastern United States.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
Newsboys (sometimes stylised as newsboys) are a Christian rock band founded in 1985 in Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia, by Peter Furler and George Perdikis.
The Official Christian & Gospel Albums Chart is a music chart based on sales of albums of Contemporary Christian and gospel music in the UK.
Peabody is a city in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States.
Philip Tyler "Phil" Keaggy (born March 23, 1951) is an American acoustic and electric guitarist and vocalist who has released more than 50 albums and contributed to many more recordings in both the contemporary Christian music and mainstream markets.
The piano is an acoustic, stringed musical instrument invented in Italy by Bartolomeo Cristofori around the year 1700 (the exact year is uncertain), in which the strings are struck by hammers.
Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the United States and United Kingdom during the mid-1950s.
Popular music is music with wide appeal that is typically distributed to large audiences through the music industry.
Progressive southern gospel music is music that is written to express either personal or a communal belief regarding Christian life, as well as (in terms of the varying music styles) to give a Christian alternative to mainstream secular music.
Promiscuity is the practice of having casual sex frequently with different partners or being indiscriminate in the choice of sexual partners.
Rebecca Jean Fink (born 26 July 1977), known professionally as Rebecca Jean or Rebecca St.
Rebellion, uprising, or insurrection is a refusal of obedience or order.
The Reformed Presbyterian Church is a group of denominations following a Presbyterian form of Protestant Christianity.
The regulative principle of worship is a Christian doctrine, held by some Calvinists and Anabaptists, that God commands churches to conduct public services of worship using certain distinct elements affirmatively found in Scripture, and conversely, that God prohibits any and all other practices in public worship.
Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and in the United States.
Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice and augments regular speech by the use of sustained tonality, rhythm, and a variety of vocal techniques.
The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) is a Christian denomination based in the United States.
Southern gospel music is a genre of Christian music.
Southern rock is a subgenre of rock music and a genre of Americana.
Sparrow Records is a Christian music record label and a division of Universal Music Group.
Steven Curtis Chapman (born November 21, 1962) is an American Christian music singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, author, and social activist.
Stryper is an American Christian metal band from Orange County, California.
A synthesizer (often abbreviated as synth, also spelled synthesiser) is an electronic musical instrument that generates electric signals that are converted to sound through instrument amplifiers and loudspeakers or headphones.
The Byrds were an American rock band, formed in Los Angeles, California in 1964.
The Imperials are an American Christian music group that has been active for over 50 years.
Third Day was a Christian rock band formed in Marietta, Georgia during the 1990s.
"Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image" (Hebrew: לֹא-תַעֲשֶׂה לְךָ פֶסֶל, וְכָל-תְּמוּנָה) is an abbreviated form of one of the Ten Commandments which, according to the Book of Deuteronomy, were spoken by God to the Israelites and then written on stone tablets by the Finger of God.
Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.
Toby McKeehan (born Kevin Michael McKeehan; October 22, 1964), better known by his stage name TobyMac (styled tobyMac or TOBYMAC), is a Christian hip hop recording artist, music producer, songwriter and author.
In the music industry, the top 40 is the current, 40 most-popular songs in a particular genre.
U2 are an Irish rock band from Dublin formed in 1976.
The University of Chicago Press is the largest and one of the oldest university presses in the United States.
The University Press of Kentucky (UPK) is the scholarly publisher for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, and was organized in 1969 as successor to the University of Kentucky Press.
Upon This Rock is the debut solo album by pioneering Christian rock musician Larry Norman, released in 1969.
Urban/contemporary gospel is a modern form of Christian music that expresses either personal or a communal belief regarding Christian life, as well as to give a Christian alternative to mainstream secular music.
Sir George Ivan Morrison (born 31 August 1945) is a Northern Irish singer-songwriter, instrumentalist and record producer.
Westport is an affluent town located in Connecticut, along Long Island Sound within Connecticut's Gold Coast in Fairfield County, Connecticut.
The 2nd Chapter of Acts was a Jesus music and early contemporary Christian music group composed of sisters Annie Herring and Nelly Greisen and brother Matthew Ward.
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