Coby James Drops Version of Mary Mary Song ‘Shackles (Praise You)’

New artist, singer/songwriter and guitarist Coby James has released his version of “Shackles (Praise You)” to radio and digital/streaming outlets everywhere today from Centricity Music. The song features Motown Gospel/Capitol CMG’s Evvie McKinney and pays tribute to Mary Mary as a new version of their career-launching debut single released at the turn of the century.

Christian Music Vets Form Platform Artists Talent Agency

Platform Artists, a full-service talent agency, has launched and will represent Christian music artists across all live events. Platform Artists consists of veteran agents Bryan Myers, Tony Johnsen, and Sam Schaumberg, who have nearly six decades of combined experience in the Christian music industry.

A Conversation with Coby James

Coby James stopped by the CCM Cafe yesterday to talk to us about being an 18-year-old in the industry, his new radio single, how his deal with Centricity came to be, and more!

Coby James Releases Deeply Personal Single ‘Happier’

Rising Christian music artist Coby James has just released perhaps one of the most personal and emotional songs we have heard in a very long time. "Happier" is an open letter to his grandfather that he has not seen since he was a baby. This song would be considered highly emotional written by anyone—the fact that it was penned by 17-year old Coby further emphasizes the hurt, pain and questions Coby has felt.