Contemporary Christian star Mandisa has released Back to You as the second single from her latest album, Overcomer. The title track spent ten weeks at number one, so Back to You has a lot to live up to. Its summery feel and irresistible bass line make it a prime candidate for Top 10 consideration, and […]
It’s a full three months atop the Billboard Christian Songs charts for Matthew West’s Hello My Name Is. Almost the entire top ten stay stationary as well, with only Mandisa’s Overcomer and Chris Tomlin’s Whom Shall I Fear being the only two songs that change, swapping places between 6 and 8.
Contemporary Christian superstar Mandisa is back! Overcomer, the carrier single of her new album coming out late August, has been released to Christian radio, and Overcomer is exploding in a big way! Mandisa’s Overcomer earns Greatest Gainer honors this week on Billboard’s Christian Songs chart, and is also the most increased and most added song […]
At some point in 2011, my Top 10 kinda went offline because my laptop crashed and took the Top 10 with it. After that, it was pretty much to my iTunes to determine what songs should go to #1. Having said all that, this is my personal Top 10 for the year 2011, divided into […]
Contemporary Christian star Mandisa has released Born For This, a song based on the story of Esther, now available on the 18-track CD The Story. Born For This is an encouraging, empowering track that channels the faith that the Biblical Queen Esther needed when she entered the courts of her husband King Ahasuerus unannounced, to […]
Contemporary Christian superstar Mandisa has followed up her #1 hit Stronger with Waiting For Tomorrow, another standout pop-rock gem from her stellar third studio release, What If We Were Real. Written by, Waiting for Tomorrow keeps in line with many hits that sing of an awareness that we were created to be more than ordinary, […]
Sorry, friends, the fan boy in me has to gush! Check this out!!!! p.s. Someone says “Come here to Nashville!” Believe me, if I could, I would! I am gonna catch Mandisa in concert, mark my words. Someday, friends, someday.
For the record, my favorite Contemporary Christian singer/songwriter is Matthew West. I’ve followed his music ever since More came out in 2003, off his spectacular major-label debut CD, Happy; I love him so much that he has his own category on my website (the only other singer who has that? His labelmate Mandisa). The two […]
There are many, many amazing Christian songwriters out there, including Casting Crowns’ Mark Hall, MercyMe’s Bart Billard, Aaron Shust, Nichole Nordeman, Nicole C. Mullen, Rich Mullins, and the incomparable Bill and Gloria Gaither. As a Filipino-Christian songwriter, it is only natural that I am bound to have influences when it comes to my songwriting. These are my five favorite Christian songwriters, just to share.
After much deliberation, computation, and iTunes integration, I have identified my top 25 favorite songs for 2009. The top five contenders include an American Idol also-ran, a Grammy Award-winning songwriter, an internationally acclaimed French DJ, a former pop star-turned-Christian songstress, and a man tagged the Christian answer to Jason Mraz. Read more.
RadioandRecords reports that Mandisa’s My Deliverer increased by 11 measly spins this week. However, Josh Wilson’s Savior Please loses 70 spins, and flipflops with Mandisa, earning the Dove Award nominee her fifth Christian AC Top 10 hit! WOOT! To date, Mandisa’s chart history on Christian AC is as follows: Only the World (peak: 5) Christmas […]
I’ve compiled some reviews of Mandisa’s sophomore release, Freedom. Most reviews are positive. :) Mandisa on Arms Wide Open Mandisa on Bring the Beat Back Mandisa on Christian Music Today Mandisa on The Cleveland Leader Mandisa on Copious Notes Mandisa on Cross Rhythms UK Mandisa on JesusFreakHideout Mandisa on Soul Audio Mandisa on Soul Tracks […]