Music

Uplifting music can be utterly transformative to our mood, energy level, and attitude. When we listen to inspiring music, either recorded or in a live performance, we remember the beauty and magic that is all around us. Musician interviews offer insight into the lives of artists and can illuminate a beautiful piece of music even further.
Adele

Heaven's Music: Adele Sings 'Hello'

A woman, saddened by the news that an old flame has passed away, finds comfort in Adele's heartfelt recording of "Hello."

Leslie Odom Jr

How 'Hamilton' Star Leslie Odom Jr. Almost Missed His Shot

The Tony award-winner shares how his role in Hamilton almost didn't happen and his surprising journey to success in his new book, Failing Up. 

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Taylor Swift performs on the Tonight Show

Taylor Swift Sings 'New Year's Day'

Taylor Swift debuts her 2017 single "New Year's Day" for the Tonight Show audience, a performance that proved to have a special and unexpected meaning for host Jimmy Fallon. More below...

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Kathie Lee Gifford Today Show

Kathie Lee Gifford's New Album Is All about Finding Your Purpose

The Today show co-host's latest musical project, a retelling of the story of David and Goliath, came after a life-changing trip to the Holy Land.

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Rick Hamlin sings in Times Square

Rick Hamlin Sings 'Comfort, Comfort Ye, My People'

Listen as Guideposts Executive Editor Rick Hamlin sings Johannes Olearius' inspiring hymn Comfort, Comfort Ye, My People in the midst of the holiday hustle and bustle of New York City's Times Square.

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Rick Hamlin sings 'Brigadoon'

Guideposts' executive editor sings a favorite Alan Jay Lerner-Frederick Loewe song from the beloved musical "Brigadoon."

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Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton's Ready for Christmas at Dollywood

The country music legend talks about reopening Dollywood after the Tennessee wildfires and her new children's album. 

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Matthew West Gets Personal On 'All In'

Matthew West Gets Personal On 'All In'

The GRAMMY-nominated singer's latest album touches on his family, his personal walk with God, and how recovering addicts inspired him to write more music. 

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Oprah Winfrey Gospel Brunch

Oprah's Star-Studded Gospel Brunch

See pictures from 'The Wisdom of Sundays' gospel brunch and book launch party at her California home, The Promised Land.

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Actress, singer and animal rights activist Doris Day

At 96, Doris Day Is a Passionate Advocate for Animals

After beloved entertainer Doris Day enjoyed success as a singer and an actress, she stepped out of the spotlight and turned her attention to animal rights activism.

Legendary tenor Luciano Pavarotti

Guideposts Classics: Luciano Pavarotti on Making the Most of God's Gifts

In this story from March 1985, the world-renowned tenor shares how he came to embrace the gift God had given him.

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Singer-songwriter Jessi Colter

Jessi Colter Sings and Plays a Favorite Song

Singer-songwriter Jessi Colter, who was married for many years to country legend Waylon Jennings, shares what she told her husband late in life as he sought guidance in finding faith and shows off her still-powerful voice and keyboard skills.

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Contemporary Christian singer-songwriter Ricardo Sanchez

Ricardo Sanchez Sings 'You Surround Me'

In this exclusive video, singer-songwriter Ricardo Sanchez performs his inspiring new song of faith and hope, You Surround Me.

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Hildegard von Bingen

The Inspiring Music of Hildegard of Bingen

12th century Benedictine abbess, writer, philosopher, Christian mystic, visionary, and polymath Hildegard of Bingen is best remembered today for her sacred and liturgical musical compositions. Here are some of her most beloved works as performed by the vocal group Anonymous 4.

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