Newsboys

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In Music
  • Creation of the Band

    Creation of the Band
    The band was formed in Mooloolaba, Queensland by Peter Furler and George Perdikis. John James and Sean Taylor were added later.
  • The Newsboys release Read All About It.

    The Newsboys release Read All About It.
    The Newsboys created their first album in 1987, called Read All About It, and come to the states from Refugee Communications.
  • The Newsboys release Hell Is for Wimps

    The Newsboys release Hell Is for Wimps
  • The Newsboys release Boys Will Be Boyz

    The Newsboys release Boys Will Be Boyz
  • The Newsboys release Not Ashamed

    The Newsboys release Not Ashamed
  • The Newsboys release Going Public

    The Newsboys release Going Public
    There were several lineup changes including the addition of Jody Davis and Duncan Phillips.
  • AWARDS!!!!

    AWARDS!!!!
    The Newsboys won the 1995 Rock Album of the Year and the 1995 Rock Song of the Year for the song Shine.
  • The 3rd Award!

    The 3rd Award!
    The Newsboys won the Recorded Music Packaging of the Year for Take Me to Your Leader.
  • Movie: Down Under The Big Top

    Movie: Down Under The Big Top
    The Newsboys release their only Movie.
  • The Newsboys release Take Me to Your Leader

    The Newsboys release Take Me to Your Leader
  • John James leaves

    John James leaves
    John James announced he would be leaving the band because of a drug and alcohol addiction, and Peter Furler took the empty position of drums
  • The Newsboys release Step Up to The Microphone

    The Newsboys release Step Up to The Microphone
  • 4th Award

    4th Award
    The Newsboys won the 1999 Dove Award for Short Form Music Video of the Year.
  • Peter Furler co-founded Inpop Records

    Peter Furler co-founded Inpop Records
  • The Newsboys release Love Liberty Disco

    The Newsboys release Love Liberty Disco
  • Newsboys tour with CCM

    Newsboys tour with CCM
    In 2000, Newsboys headlined the annual, traveling CCM concert, Festival Con Dios, with Audio Adrenaline and The O.C. Supertones
  • The Newsboys release Shine-The Hits

    The Newsboys release Shine-The Hits
  • The Newsboys release Thrive

    The Newsboys release Thrive
  • Shine: Make Them Wonder What You've Got

    Shine: Make Them Wonder What You've Got
    The band's first book, Shine: Make Them Wonder What You've Got stresses Christians to be unafraid to show their faith.
  • The Newsboys record the track Belly of a Whale

    The Newsboys record the track Belly of a Whale
    The track Belly of a Whale was used in the credits of the 2002 Veggie Tales movie Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie.
  • Jody Davis Departs

    Jody Davis Departs
    Jody Davis Departs and is replaced with Bryan Olesen on guitar.
  • The Newsboys release Adoration: The Worship Album

    The Newsboys release Adoration: The Worship Album
  • The Newsboys release Devotion

    The Newsboys release Devotion
  • Our Daily Blog

    Our Daily Blog
    The Newsboys co-author a blog with Jim Laffoon called Our Daily Blog which was published by inspiro on November 1st
  • The Newsboys release GO

    The Newsboys release GO
  • Phil Joel Leaves

    Phil Joel Leaves
    Phil Joel would deave the band to pursue his own prodjects and albums.
  • The Newsboys release GO Remixed

    The Newsboys release GO Remixed
  • The Newsboys release The Greatist hits

    The Newsboys release The Greatist hits
  • The Newsboys release Newsboys Live: Houston We Are GO

    The Newsboys release Newsboys Live: Houston We Are GO
  • Band Changes

    Band Changes
    Paul Colman announced he would be leaving The Newsboys to return to Solo Projects. At the same time Jody Davis would return to the band.
  • Peter Furler Leaves

    Peter Furler Leaves
    In 2009 it was announced that Peter Furler would leave the Newsboys and be replaced with Michael Tait of dc Talk. Tait performed his first full concert in Highlands Ranch, Colerado.
  • The Newsboys release In The Hands Of God

    The Newsboys release In The Hands Of God
  • The Newsboys release Something Beautiful-EP

    The Newsboys release Something Beautiful-EP
  • The Newsboys release Born Again

    The Newsboys release Born Again
    This is the first album featuring Michael Tait as the lead singer.
  • The Newsboys release Christmas! A Newsboys Holiday

    The Newsboys release Christmas! A Newsboys Holiday
  • Newsboys release God's not Dead

    Newsboys release God's not Dead
  • The Newsboys release The League of Incredible Vegetables

    The Newsboys release The League of Incredible Vegetables
  • Period: to

    The Reign of Peter Furler