Listen to Brandon Heath’s “I’m Not Who I Was”

brandon.gif(For your listening pleasure, this blog post contains a stream of Brandon Heath’s I’m Not Who I Was from the Brandon Heath album, Don’t Get Comfortable. It also contains Brandon Heath’s I’m Not Who I Was lyrics. GannsDeen.com does not offer mp3’s for download. If you like what you hear, please leave a comment in the Comments box.)

Brandon Heath’s major-label debut single, Our God Reigns, was an anthemic worship anthem that set radio airwaves on fire. How could one possibly follow up such a majestic song? For Brandon Heath, the trick was to go naked and heartfelt. With I’m Not Who I Was, Brandon paints a stark palette of honesty in this song of confessional redemption. Such bare emotion is rare and welcome in this day and age, and I’m Not Who I Was may well usher in a new era of storytelling from the soul.

“The thing I find most amazing in amazing grace is the chance to give it out.” Brilliant.

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Listen to Brandon Heath’s I’m Not Who I Was mp3

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Listen to Mandisa’s “Only the World”

mandisa_01_600×400.jpg (For your listening pleasure, this blog post contains streams of Mandisa’s Only the World, off the Mandisa album True Beauty. It also contains Mandisa’s Only the World lyrics. GannsDeen.com does not offer Mandisa mp3’s for download. If you like what you hear, please leave a comment in the Comments box.)

American Idol Season 5 finalist Mandisa Hundley’s new single is titled Only The World. The Only The World CD single will be available for purchase online May 22 via Sparrow Records. Mandisa’s debut album, True Beauty, follows on July 31.

Fans will remember Mandisa for her off-the-hook performances of I’m Every Woman by Chaka Khan, Never by Heart, and I Don’t Hurt Anymore by Dinah Washington. The Season 5 finalist competed alongside eventual winner Taylor Hicks, and other finalists Katharine McPhee, Elliott Yamin, Chris Daughtry, and Paris Bennett.

Mandisa’s Only The World debut single has already been serviced to contemporary Christian radio. The Only The World CD single out on May 22 will include the title track of Mandisa’s debut album, True Beauty. Producers who worked on Mandisa’s debut album include CCM hitmaker Brown Bannister, most popular known for his work with Avalon and Steven Curtis Chapman; Andrew Ramsey and Shannon Sanders, whose roster of musical talent includes India.Arie; Christopher Stevens, most renowned for his TobyMac production; and Shaun Shankel, collaborator of Amy Grant.

Mandisa performed at the 38th Annual GMA Dove Awards April 25 with Kirk Franklin and TobyMac on Lose Your Soul. She is scheduled to perform at several major summer Christian music festivals.

We also encourage you to purchase Mandisa’s Only The World legally on iTunes or your favorite digital single store. Visit MandisaOfficial.com or www.myspace.com/mandisa for more information.

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Listen to Mandisa’s Only The World mp3

Mandisa’s Only The World lyrics after the jump.

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Listen to CC Jones’ “Worth It All”

(For your listening pleasure, this blog post contains a stream of CC Jones’ Worth It All from the J Moss album, Worth It All. It also contains CC Jones’ Worth It All lyrics. GannsDeen.com does not offer mp3’s for download. If you like what you hear, please leave a comment in the Comments box.)

With an earnest delivery reminiscent of Jennifer Knapp and a songwriting style that is naked in its honesty, CC Jones is a refreshing new find in Contemporary Christian music. Her debut album, Worth It All, says much in its devotion to Christ and is readily radio-friendly. The carrier single off the album, the title track, was written by Jones after realizing what was in store for her once she returned to the Father. A failed suicide attempt and an ever-increasing awareness of an unimaginable love makes this modern-day love song to God even more real and worth listening to.

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Listen to CC JonesWorth It All mp3

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Listen to J. Moss’ “Operator”

jm3-426×408.jpg(For your listening pleasure, this blog post contains a stream of J Moss’ Operator from the J Moss album, V2. It also contains J Moss’s Operator lyrics. GannsDeen.com does not offer mp3’s for download. If you like what you hear, please leave a comment in the Comments box.)

James Moss, or J Moss, is one of the most dynamic forces in gospel music today. As one-third of superstar gospel production team PAJAM (together with Paul D. Allen and Water Kearney), he’s done some spectacular work with Michelle Williams of Destiny’s Child, Hezekiah Walker, Dru Hill, Boyz II Men, Kelly Price, and Patti LaBelle, among others. His new album, V2, debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums chart, and has remained there to date for five consecutive weeks. Moss’ Operator is a clever hiphop jam, combining spiritual lyrics and verses with the secular need to call someone (in this case, God!) for help.

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Listen to J Moss’ Operator mp3

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Listen to Chris Tomlin’s “How Can I Keep From Singing”

chris-tomlin-head-shot.jpg(For your listening pleasure, this blog post contains a stream of Chris Tomlin’s How Can I Keep From Singing from the album, See The Morning. It also contains Chris Tomlin’s Every Time I Breathe lyrics. GannsDeen.com does not offer mp3’s for download. If you like what you hear, please leave a comment in the Comments box.)

Christian singer Chris Tomlin‘s latest single, How Can I Keep From Singing, is exploding at Inspo radio, up a notch this week to #2. His previous single, Made to Worship, topped that chart. A song of wonderment at God’s glory, How Can I Keep From Singing is set to become another standard at Inspo radio, and possibly worship services across the globe. As far as setting CCM radio ablaze is concerned, Tomlin still can’t do no wrong.

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Listen to Chris Tomlin’s How Can I Keep From Singing mp3

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Listen to Big Daddy Weave’s “Every Time I Breathe”

(For your listening pleasure, this blog post contains a stream of Big Daddy Weave’s Every Time I Breathe from the album, Every Time I Breathe. It also contains lyrics of Big Daddy Weave’s Every Time I Breathe. GannsDeen.com does not offer mp3’s for download.)

Christian rock band Big Daddy Weave may have some hard-rocking songs up its record sleeves, but its ballads still earn it tons of airplay. (Kinda like MercyMe). Their latest radio single, Every Time I Breathe, is a powerful long song to God for His omnipresence and mercy.

Every Time I Breathe is now #4 on Radio and Records’ Christian AC chart. Every Time I Breathe increased in airplay by over 160 spins over the previous week, earning it Most Increased Plays status for that week on that chart. Another hit in the making for Big Daddy Weave? You betcha.

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Big Daddy Weave Every Time I Breathe mp3

Lyrics after the jump.

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Listen to Rush of Fools’ “Undo” and Glory Revealed’s “By His Wounds”

(For your listening pleasure, this blog post contains streams of Rush of Fools’ Undo and Glory Revealed’s By His Wounds. It also contains a link to Rush of Fools’ Undo video. GannsDeen.com does not offer mp3’s for download.)

Two hit Christian songs are finding themselves playing non-stop on my iPod uNano. These are Rush of FoolsUndo and By His Wounds by Glory Revealed, which is the collective name of Third Day’s Mac Powell, Casting Crowns’ Mark Hall, Backstreet Boys vocalist turned Christian singer Brian Littrell, and Steven Curtis Chapman.

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Rush of Fools’ Undo mp3

Undo is an amazing song of surrender to Jesus Christ. The song is currently #1 on Billboard’s Hot Christian Songs. Visit the Rush of Fools website to learn more about this God-anointed band and their critically acclaimed debut album.

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Glory Revealed’s By His Wounds mp3

Meanwhile, By His Wounds, a song that honors Christ for His sacrifice on the cross, is #1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 Christian Adult Contemporary. This powerhouse recording is taken from Glory Revealed: The Word of God in Worship, a CD that features songs crafted directly from scripture.

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Looking for Christian music to stream!

Calling all Christian musicians, managers, A&R representatives, and label executives!

If you are an independent Christian musician looking to get your music out onto the Internet without losing copyright control, GannsDeen.com wants offers you an easy way to promote your music – at virtually no cost to you!

Other larger music websites like MySpace forever for your songs to stream to fans. GannsDeen.com provides a quick audio stream that loads fast and clear, offering potential fans a quick way to listen to your music!

If you are looking to build buzz for your new single, or an album about to drop, GannsDeen.com can post information about you and link directly to your website, helping you build word-of-mouth and giving people searching for info on you a place to go!

Plus, if I think you and your music can serve to edify Filipino youth, I may even arrange for an email interview to promote you more on my other Christian website, the Filipino-Christian youth magazine LIVEtheLIFEMagazine.com! That’s a lot of great online promotion for you – FOR FREE.

What’s in it for me? Nothing much, really. I’m just a fellow Christian musician looking to promote Christian music on the Internet.

(I won’t lie to you; not all songs sent to GannsDeen.com will be streamed. I tend to give priority to songs that, in my opinion, can find airplay on American Christian AC/Inspo charts. If I like your song, I’ll say so. If I’m not so much into it, but the lyrics and/or melody can serve to bless someone online in my opinion, I’ll post it anyway. If I really don’t think it fits the image or mood of GannsDeen.com, I’ll be sure to email you and hope you don’t take it against me.)

In exchange for all I’m to do for you, all I ask is a quick mention (and/or link) on your official website or MySpace page telling people they can listen to your song on my website. That’s all you have to do. One quick link. :)

If you’re interested, email me a short artist’s bio along with an mp3 of your song. I will never upload your mp3s onto any shareware for illegal download. I promise to get back to you within a week of my receipt of your song, regarding whether or not I will stream it on my website.

God bless your ministries!