ALBUM IN THE TOP 10 OF iTUNES IN 14 COUNTRIES; AUGUST U.S. TOUR ANNOUNCED
Today Hillsong releases No Other Name worldwide and is already charting in the Top 5 overall on iTunes in the U.S. (No. 4). Making a global impact, this album is charting in the Top 10 of iTunes in 13 countries outside of the U.S. including at No. 1 in Sweden, the Netherlands and Finland. This is the first release under the new moniker “Hillsong Worship” and the 26th annual live worship project. No Other Name releases this week in conjunction with the annual Hillsong Conference in Sydney, Australia. Anyone can tune-in to the conference in Sydney by watching the live stream here: https://hillsong.com/backstage.
Celebrating 30 years of ministry, Hillsong Church is focusing on pioneering again seeking to do so on the ancient foundations of God’s Word and the bedrock of the centuries of faithful men and women who have built the church. Standing on a long line of music legacy, Hillsong has brought to the church songs such as “Shout To The Lord,” “Mighty To Save,” “Hosanna,” “Cornerstone” and “Forever Reign.”
This annual live release features 11 new songs that will refresh an individual and congregational worship. No Other Name highlights the songwriting and vocals of those now well-known Hillsong Worship team, including Reuben Morgan, Ben Fielding, Matt Crocker, Joel Houston, Nigel Hendroff, Autumn Hardmann, Annie Garrett, Jad Gillies, David Ware, and Taya Smith.
One of the album’s highlights includes the song based on the Apostles’ Creed titled “This I Believe” written by Ben Fielding and Matt Crocker. Created after an Australian Anglican minister sent a request to Hillsong Church via Twitter to use the Apostles’ Creed, one of the oldest and most widely used statements across the church at large, “This I Believe” has already been hailed as one of the most unifying pieces of music to be produced for decades.
“In an age where there is so much division, it’s powerful to declare something we all believe is true, emphasizing our core beliefs,” said co-writer and Hillsong worship leader Ben Fielding. “I love anything that has the power to unify the church. This creed has done that for close to 1700 years.”
Hillsong Worship will be back in the United States for their “No Other Name” Tour that begins August 14 in Boston and concluding August 31 in Grand Rapids (dates below). Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased through Premier Productions. Hillsong Worship will also be performing at the 2nd Annual Hillsong Conference in New York City, which will be held at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on October 16-18th. Register now and save here.
About Hillsong Worship:
Hillsong Worship is the congregational expression of worship from Hillsong Church – a global church with local expressions. Their music captures the heart and sound of Hillsong Church globally and represents the coming together of the Hillsong worship team from around the world; including Reuben Morgan, Joel Houston, Ben Fielding, Dave Ware, Annie Garratt and many more. Since 1992, Hillsong Hillsong Worship has resourced the local church and received gold and platinum album status multiple times, writing such well known worship songs as “Shout To The Lord”, “Inside Out”, “Hosanna”, “The Stand” and “Mighty to Save,” which was awarded the 2009 Dove for Worship Song of the Year. The Hillsong brands have sold more than 12 million albums.
Hillsong Worship “No Other Name” Tour:
August 14 Boston, MA
August 15 Baltimore, MD
August 16 Charlotte, NC
August 18 Baton Rouge, LA
August 19 San Antonio, TX
August 21 Dallas, TX
August 22 Houston, TX
August 23 Tulsa, OK
August 25 Independence, MO
August 27 Springfield, MO
August 28 Cincinnati, OH
August 29 South Barrington, IL (Chicago)
August 30 Minneapolis, MN
August 31 Grand Rapids, MI
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SOURCE: Merge PR