Magazines 2024 Jul - Aug Four homegrown supports for artists

Four homegrown supports for artists

02 July 2024 By Chris Ellison

Musician Chris Ellison shares help for contemporary Christian musicians

Read Chris Ellison's feature article on this topic in our Jul/Aug 2024 issue.

The Gospel Music Association (Canada) promotes Christian and gospel music across Canada ( It advances the gospel through music by providing support to artists, songwriters, producers and industry professionals. It fosters growth, collaboration and excellence through workshops, conferences, showcases and its annual Covenant Awards. 

Brian Doerksen is a veteran singer-songwriter, worship leader and producer ( He mentors musicians and helps artists network with other professionals, including producers, record labels and event organizers. He offers workshops and seminars for aspiring musicians and worship leaders, sharing insights and techniques on songwriting, worship leading and music ministry. 

Ten16 Entertainment is a Canadian Christian music promotion company that offers hands-on mentorship opportunities ( It specializes in promoting Christian recording artists to radio stations across Canada. It offers educational workshops and consultations for emerging artists, and provides industry tools such as a national chart tracking the most-played songs on Canadian Christian radio.  

Back2Back is a new show on radio and online ( that highlights both established and emerging Canadian Christian artists and songwriters, aiming to connect with Canadians and foster a sense of community while spreading the message of hope through Christ.