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With 14 live albums and 356 million streams on Spotify with 'Oceans' UNITED create globally influential worship music!

UNITED has been spreading the gospel through music for 20+ years! This revolving group of brilliant musicians are a global phenomenon, their songs swiftly reached the global church and their songs have won a variety of awards over the years, including Song of GMA Dove recorded Song of the Year in 2018.

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Bethel Music

Bethel Music, a worship ministry from Redding, USA, has become a globally recognised music label, dedicated to seeking God's presence.

Made up of a collective of talented songwriters, artists, and musicians, their songs such as ‘King of my Heart’ and ‘Goodness of God’, have won the hearts of many across the years. We look forward to worshiping with them and experiencing the power of God!

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Israel and New Breed

Israel & New Breed is a multi-award-winning gospel music group known for their raw and prophetic sound, mixed with upbeat catchiness.

Israel & New Breed is fronted by world-renowned, multi-award-winning worship leader, recording artist, songwriter, and producer Israel Houghton. Israel has been taking on the gospel music scene by storm ever since 1989. They have been a firm favourite at Big Church and pour out passion for nations across the earth.

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Tye Tribbet

Making a return to Big Church! Tye Tribbett is a multi award-winning, multi-faceted solo artist and choir director.

The accomplished musician is globally known for his charismatic, energetic, and range of delivering high-energy praise songs, to intimate worship moments and from African rhythms to trap gospel beats. Tye has a history of working with some gigantic names in the music industry including Faith Hill Will Smith, Usher, and Justin Timberlake.

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Leeland is a Texas Christian band with seven albums, four GRAMMY® nominations, and eight GMA Dove Award® nominations.

An international treasure in the Christian music world! Their songs, like Lion and the Lamb, are sung in congregations worldwide, and they are credited for making the beloved song Waymaker known across the US and UK.

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Tim and The Glory Boys

Tim and the Glory Boys are flying in from Canada and joining us at Big Church festival!

If you haven’t heard of them then you are about to find your new country faves! Together, these guys have been entertaining live audiences globally since 2013 with their unique blend of boot-stompin’ country, front porch jams.

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Volney Morgan & New-Ye

Volney Morgan & New-Ye, bring vibrant moves, rhythmic sounds, and electrifying stage presence to Gospel Music.

MOBO award winners with innovation and boldness Volney Morgan & New-Ye are making a noticeable impact on Gospel Music in the UK and are now progressing to share what they have with the rest of the world!

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Kings Kaleidoscope

Seattle-based Kings Kaleidoscope uses an eclectic range of instruments and a stylistic, colourful harmony.

Chad Gardner leads the collective with a soulful voice that brings purpose and emotion to every lyric. Their influence and cosmic call for for reflection has had phenomenal impact since their last time with us and we are more than ready to receive the gift of their sound this May!

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Gable Price and Friends

This is one for the rock fans! Gable Price and Friends are making their debut at Big Church this year.

Gable Price and Friends are carried by their loud guitars, driving bass, beefy drums, and clever wordplay! Formed in 2018, these guys quickly found their sound. They’ve been compared to The Killers and are in high demand in the US. One to watch!

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Samm Henshaw

Samm Henshaw started crafting worship songs at 15 and has shared stages with James Bay, Chance the Rapper, and Tori Kelly.

The son of a reverend, London-bred Henshaw grew up on gospel music. His household hit “Church” featuring EARTHGANG has an impressive 21 million Spotify streams. Henshaw’s genre-blending of R&B, soul, hip-hop, gospel, and pop is a must-listen in May!

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Matt Maher

Matt Maher is a renowned songwriter and performer, known for his honest and heartfelt music!

Matt has numerous No. 1 hits and a career highlight of performing for Pope Francis in front of three million people, Matt’s musical talent and authenticity continue bringing joy to listeners everywhere.

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Philippa Hanna

As a Big Church beloved it is no shock that we had to get Philipa back to share her gift of leading worship!

Philippa Hanna is an internationally acclaimed performer racking up over 1500 shows in 25 countries. Since 2007, she has released 6 albums and published two books. The Yorkshire born, half-Irish, singer-songwriter is a rarity in the UK Music Industry, bridging the elusive gap between gospel, pop and country music.

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Saintz, a pop/dance group from the UK have just released their first album, "Goosebumps".

Back by popular demand! Saintz want to continue to use their music to speak life, positivity, and good mental health over the young people of this generation. The illuminate stage is ready and waiting for their return!

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Lin D

After making an unforgettable impact on the illumnate stage in 2022, LIN D, are unsurprisingly back for more!

LIN D, a Swedish trio composed of siblings Dennis, Emmy, and Ella Lindéh, made their debut with “What A Feeling” in 2017, which topped the Swedish iTunes Charts. Their lively performances and catchy tunes aim to inspire faith, hope, and love for the future.

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Owning the illuminate stage, LZ7 are Big Church natives! Linz and the gang are of course back for another year!

Blending chart-topping hits and mainstream appeal with their ILLUMINATE schools program to spread the life-changing message of Jesus to young people everywhere. Their energetic performances are unrelenting in their efforts to share the good news, no matter the venue.

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