shOnlOCK Where never Begins (Arrow Records) FOR FANS OF: Jason Derülo, Usher QQQQ The former choreographer for Arrested development and aaliyah, shonlock, turned his life to Christ a few years back and consequently turned his attention toward helping artists like nicole c. Mullen and the Katinas. Now on his own musically with Where Never Begins, shonlock looks inward for the work and songs like “set it off” and lead single “something in Your eyes” showcase a dazzling R&B that should move audiences in every way. –Matt Conner WE LIKE: “Something In Your Eyes” variOus artists gotta Have gospel! 8 (Integrity Music) FOR FANS OF: All nuances of Gospel music. QQQ Annually sampling from the hottest talents in every degree of gospel music imaginable— contemporary, urban, R&B, choir- based and worship- oriented—Gotta Have Gospel!, is one of the industry’s most in- demand compilations. artists like fred Hammond, tamela Mann and Tye Tribbett represent the hip musical examination, and with a perfect price point (2 cd’s + dvd for under $15), the gold-selling brand is a must-have for any listener who enjoys gospel music’s rousing repertoire. –Andrew Greer WE LIKE: “Every Prayer” -Israel Houghton, featuring Mary, Mary sCratCh traCK sirens (self-released) FOR FANS OF: Outkast, DC Talk, The Roots QQQQ Between the ultra- versatile beat boxer/ vocalist david “dJ” lee, nimble guitarist Jason Hamlin and recently acquired sax man danny Mark, scratch Track is amongst the most innovative acts today. Catch six songs steeped in soulful acoustics that span the gamut of hip-hop to rock n’ roll and the southern side of this Tennessee trio, complete with a socially conscious songwriting style that should have no trouble making the jump from club to college concert venues. –Andy Argyrakis WE LIKE: “Love Someone” urBan revieWs All release dates and album titles are subject to change. For the most up-to-date release schedule, visit www.todayschristianmusic.com/new-releases. urBan neW releases 12.28.2010 level 3:16 LEvEL 3:16 (cRoss MoveMent RecoRds/ pRovident) 01.11.2011 tRin-i-tee 5:7 TBD (univeRsal Music/eMicMG) 01.18.2011 deitRicK Haddon CHurCH On THE MOOn (veRitY RecoRds/pRovident) 01.25.2011 donald laWRence yOur rigHTEOus MinD (veRitY RecoRds/pRovident) andRae cRoucH THE JOurnEy (univeRsal Music/eMicMG) urban 46 CCM