August 16th – Big Daddy Weave

Big Daddy Weave Love Come To Life

Mobile, Alabama's Big Daddy Weave is in this week's Artist Spotlight.  Mike Weaver talks about their latest song "Overwhelmed".   … [Read more...]

August 9th – Meredith Andrews

Meredith Andrews Worth It All

Singer, writer, worship leader Meredith Andrews takes time to share some behind music insight about her song "Open Up The Heavens" in this week's Artist Spotlight! Jon Rivers talks a little about her musical background. [Audio: … [Read more...]

August 2 – Lincoln Brewster

Lincoln Brewster Oxygen

The Artist Spotlight shines bright on guitar virtuoso and talented worship leader Lincoln Brewster.  His new song "Made New" from the new album Oxygen is being featured as Jon's Future Favorite this week and Lincoln takes a moment to go behind the music. [Audio: … [Read more...]

July 26 – Matthew West

Matthew West Do Something poster

In a recent exclusive backstage interview with Jon, Sherry and Lexi - Matthew West shares his secret behind his spontaneous song-writing and where all the fun started. Plus he talks about family, and what his ultimate goal is for all of his concerts. [Audio: … [Read more...]

July 19 – Building 429 (featuring Blanca Callahan)

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Building 429 encourages us to press on through life's difficulties.  In this week's Artist Spotlight, Jason Roy, lead singer for the band shares the story behind the song, "Press On" joined by Group 1 Crew's Blanca Callahan on vocals. [Audio: … [Read more...]

July 12 – For King & Country

For King & Country Fix My Eyes

For King & Country are in this week's Artist Spotlight.  The stress of balancing musical success with family and personal life are how the brother's Joel and Luke Smallbone were inspired to pen their latest song "Fix My Eyes" from their upcoming 2nd major record release Run Wild. Live Free. … [Read more...]

July 5 – Danny Gokey

Danny Gokey Hope In Front Of Me

"Hope In Front of Me" is not just the title of Danny Gokey's latest song - it's literally the story of his life. The American Idol Finalist visited Jon & Sherry on the Ranch recently and shared about his life, tragic loss, and the deep inspiration behind the song. Danny Gokey in this week's 20 … [Read more...]

June 28 – Ellie Holcomb

Ellie Holcomb As Sure As The Sun

Ellie Holcomb's conversation with her dad on a camping trip  ended up becoming the catalyst for her first hit song, "The Broken Beautiful".   This week's Artist Spotlight.   [Audio: http://www.20thecountdownmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/20-1426-AS_ELLIEHOLCOMB.mp3] … [Read more...]

June 21 – Francesca Battistelli

Francesca Battistelli Write Your Story single2

Francesca Battistelli's "Write Your Story" is her latest hit song. But her talent for songwriting began early in her life.  During a recent visit with Jon & Sherry, Francesca talked about a pivotal year in her life that helped set the course for her music and dedication to God. [Audio: … [Read more...]

June 14 – Chris Tomlin

Chris Tomlin Waterfall

The Artist Spotlight shines on singer, songwriter, worship leader Chris Tomlin and his song "Waterfall".  Chris says that  Psalm 42:7 and a return to our first love of God are the inspiration behind the song. … [Read more...]