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Newsboys in March 2009.
|Origin||Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia|
|Genres||Christian pop, pop rock, CCM, Christian rock|
|Labels||Refuge, Star Song, Virgin, Sparrow, Inpop|
Newsboys is a Christian rock, pop, and worship band that started in Australia in 1985. Since then, the band has released 16 studio albums and received numerous awards. The current lead singer, Michael Tait, was once a part of the hit Christian rock/rap 90's band DC Talk.
History[change | change source]
The band started with Peter Furler, George Perdikis, John James, Sean Taylor, and Corey Pryor as "The News," which was later changed due to conflicts with a band by a similar name.
Studio albums[change | change source]
|Year||Title||Lead Singer(s)||Label(s)||Peak Position
|1987||He's Coming Back||John James||Independent|
|1988||Read All About It||John James||Refuge Records|
|1990||Hell Is For Wimps||John James||Star Song Communications|
|1991||Boys Will Be Boyz||John James||Star Song Communications|
|1992||Not Ashamed||John James and Peter Furler||Star Song Communications|
|1994||Going Public||John James and Peter Furler||Star Song Communications||RIAA: Gold|