Word Entertainment will release a musical companion to the History Channel’s mini-series “The Bible” on March 12. The 12-track album highlighting themes from the mini-series features contemporary Christian’s top artists including Meredith Andrews, Chris August, Francesca Battistelli, Big Daddy Weave, Jason Castro, Everfound, for KING & COUNTRY, Group 1 Crew, Dara Maclean, Point of Grace, and Sidewalk Prophets. Superstars Wynonna Judd and Kenny Rogers also come together on the compilation for a special rendition of “Mary Did You Know?”
The breathtaking epic, which airs every Sunday through March culminating on Easter, drew in 27 million viewers this past Sunday making it the #1 cable telecast of the year and the #1 show in all of TV for the night.”Roma and I are delighted that Word Entertainment and their talented Christian roster partnered with us on this project,” commented producer Mark Burnett. “When we heard Francesca Battistelli’s rendition of ‘In Your Eyes’ we immediately loved it.
All of the artists’ music fits beautifully with our vision of ‘The Bible.’” Rod Riley, Word Entertainment’s President & CEO acclaimed, “I am incredibly proud to be a part of this series through our relationship with Mark Burnett and Roma Downey and ‘The Bible’ CD. What a great opportunity for our artists and our company to be able to partner on such an important and awe-inspiring project.”
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