Evangelical Christian music’s impact on mainstream media will be the focus of a piece Wednesday on ’60 Minutes,’ the CBS primetime news magazine. Correspondent Bob Simon will report on Christian artists’ crossover appeal and how Christian entertainment now brings in $4 billion a year.
The program is scheduled to air at 8 p.m. EST. Simon talks to top Christian rock groups Third Day and P.O.D., and mainstream rap star Kanye West. The CBS News site (www.cbsnews.com) features free videos of artists featured on the Wednesday program.