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Top 10 of 2017!

Last week, we reviewed the Top 10 Songs that were on the NZ Top 10 of 2017. This week? Well it’s a little different. We’re talking about the top 10 songs of 2017!
Check them out here!

10. Unfinished – Mandisa
9. Old Church Choir – Zach Williams
8. O Come to the Altar – Elevation Worship
7. Never Been a Moment – Micah Tyler
6. I Have this Hope – Tenth Avenue North
5. Oh My Soul – Casting Crowns
4. What a Beautiful Name – Hillsong Worship
3. Love Broke Thru – TobyMac
2. Home – Chris Tomlin
1. Even If – MercyMe

Our Behind the Mic Feature this week was ‘Real Love’ from Blanca!

The Breakout Hit of the week? One of my favorites. Witness from Jordan Feliz!

The NZ Top 10 Back to Back Artist Spotlight shone on one of my ultimate favorite Christian artists today… Lauren Daigle.
Check out ‘Hard Love’ and ‘Come Alive’!

Our 1st Rewind was #1 in 2016… it’s Eye of the Storm from Ryan Stevenson
The 2nd? More Lauren Daigle! “Trust in You’.

One of my favorite new songs of 2017… Rescuer from Rend Collective.

Thanks for listening!
– Lilly

NZ Top 10 – March 24th

Happy Spring! (I do think I can say that with confidence now!)
No better way to celebrate this warm weather than by counting down the top ten songs of the week! Let’s get right to it!

10. Even If – MercyMe
9. King of the World – Natalie Grant
8. One Step Away – Casting Crowns
7. What a Beautiful Name – Hillsong Worship
5. Never Been a Moment – Micah Tyler
4. Magnify – We Are Messengers
3. Chain Breaker – Zach Williams
2. Rise – Danny Gokey
1. Love Broke Thru – TobyMac

This week we went Behind the Mic with experimental, folk-rock, worship band Rend Collective, and they told us a little bit more about their song ‘You Will Never Run”. You can listen to their song here, and if you’d like to hear more from Rend Collective about their song, check out the interview they did with New Release Today here!

We heard new music today from Casting Crowns and Mandisa!
Check out Casting Crowns new song “Oh my Soul” from their album ‘The Very Next Thing’,  and Mandisa’s new single, “Unfinished” here!

Our Back-to-Back artist feature this week was Passion Worship Band.
This band consists of quite a few familiar Christian artists including Matt Redman, David Crowder, Chris Tomlin, and more! Check out their songs ‘Even so Come‘ and ‘Remember‘!

Lincoln Brewster took us back to 2006 today with his song ‘Everlasting God
and Phil Whickham took us back  to 2013 with his song ‘This is Amazing Grace

Thanks for listening!
Enjoy this beautiful weekend!

NZ Top 10 – 2/3

It’s Friday! It’s been a long week, and I’m personally just exhausted, but there’s no better way to end the week than the NZ Top 10!

Here was the countdown for this week:
10. Great are You Lord – One Sonic Society
9. Eye of the Storm – Ryan Stevenson
8. Priceless – For King and Country
7. Rise – Danny Gokey
6. King of the World – Natalie Grant
5. Thy Will – Hillary Scott
4. The Lion and the Lamb – Big Daddy Weave
3. One Step Away – Casting Crowns
2. Jesus – Chris Tomlin
1. Chain Breaker – Zach Willams

Our NZ Rewinds today were:
Chris Tomlin with Made to Worship. Check it out here! And
God with Us from MercyMe which you can listen to here!

Our NZ back-to-back artist today was Colton Dixon!
Check out his songs Never Gone and You Are!
You can find out more about Colton here!

Our NZ Breakout Hit was from Stars Go Dim!
Check out Stars Go Dim’s new song, Doxology, here! 

The fan choice this week was Lead me to the Cross! Check out the Hillsong version here!

Our NZ Behind the Mic this week was Kari Jobe’s Forever!
Check it out here!
She also JUST came out with a new album entitled ‘The Garden’! Click on the album art to check out Kari Jobe’s website!
Image result for kari jobe garden album

Our Wendy’s Cougar Trivia today was: In Wednesday night’s overtime loss against Spring Arbor, which MVNU freshman scored a career-high 16 points?
This one was a stumper! It might make a return next week, so be ready!

Stay safe and have a great weekend!

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