CASTING CROWNS RELEASES LIVE VERSION OF GMA DOVE AWARD NOMINATED SONG “NOBODY” (FEATURING ELEVATION WORSHIP)
Highest-Grossing Christian Touring Artist Hits The Road For 50-Date Drive-In Theater Tour
NASHVILLE, TENN. (SEPTEMBER 10, 2020) – GRAMMY-Award® winning and multi-RIAA Platinum®-selling group Casting Crowns has released a live recording of their multiple Dove Award nominated song, “Nobody.” The live version features Elevation Worship, who Casting Crowns toured with in 2019 when the audio and video were captured. Click here to listen.
The unique live music video was filmed completely by fans during the Elevation Worship, Hillsong Worship and Casting Crowns tour last November. The band received 127 different fan videos that were captured during the tour, and all of those videos were compiled to create the final video. Click here to watch the creative result. The song, “Nobody,” is from the groups 2018 release Only Jesus. The song produced the group’s 15th career No. 1 radio single in 2019.
Casting Crowns continues to achieve career milestones through numerous chart-topping hits and touring that drives their music consumption to position them as one of the top-performing Christian artists today and in the history of Christian music. Before the global pandemic hit, Casting Crowns was on the road with their “Only Jesus Tour” hitting arenas across the country. When the tour was postponed until 2021, the group joined with Awakening Events for a 50-city Drive-In Theater Tour this summer and fall.
“A concert is always a great kind of mental health break,” Casting Crowns frontman Mark Hall tells Billboard. “You’ve got something to look forward to. You’ve got something to take your family to. I think on a lot of levels families need this right now. Being that we can’t do concerts in venues because of social distancing, we had to start getting creative.”
More than 25 dates remain on the unprecedented tour that is bringing music and entertainment to families and fans who need encouragement and uplifting music. The tour has been recognized in trade publications such as Billboard Magazine and Pollstar as a unique way to be on the road. Casting Crowns also ranks the highest among all Christian artists and tours, grossing more in ticket sales than any other Christian act over the last three years.
ABOUT CASTING CROWNS: The prolific and chart-topping CCM group Casting Crowns, who hold the position as Billboard’s top-selling act in Christian music since 2007, have achieved sales milestones with more than 12 million albums sold. Additionally, they have received numerous RIAA certifications: one RIAA 2x multi-Platinum® album, five RIAA Platinum albums, two RIAA Platinum DVDs, seven RIAA Gold® albums, four Gold DVDs, five RIAA Platinum singles, and five RIAA Gold digital singles.
Casting Crowns has also been honored with four American Music Awards (out of seven total nominations), a GRAMMY Award® for their 2005 album Lifesong, and eight additional GRAMMY Award nominations. In addition, the group has garnered 18 GMA Dove Awards, two Billboard Music Awards, and 11 total Billboard Music Award nominations. Casting Crowns’ seven band members all remain active in student ministry and tour according to their local church commitments.
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