NewSong is a Contemporary Christian Music group that was founded in 1981, at Morningside Baptist Church in Valdosta, Georgia. They have had 20 #1 singles and eight GMA Dove Award nominations. They are the founders of The Winter Jam Tour Spectacular, the United States' largest annual Christian music tour. It began in 1995, and is still hosted by NewSong. It has had guests such as Steven Curtis Chapman, Jeremy Camp, Newsboys, MercyMe, TobyMac and Skillet.
NewSong has always had a heart for abandoned and underprivileged children. They worked with World Vision (www.worldvision.org - a humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families and their community to rid them of poverty and injustice - for years before getting involved with Holt International (www.holtintl.org) in 2006. Holt International is a world leader in child adoption and child welfare.
The original four included the current members Eddie Carswell, Billy Goodwin, and former members Eddie Middleton and Bobby Apon.