Chris Tomlin Garners Three Billboard Music Award Nominations, Honored In Every Christian Category
Nominations for 2016 Billboard Music Awards include Top Christian Artist, Top Christian Album and Top Christian Song
Worship Night In America events to hit five cities this summer
Nashville, Tenn. (April 11, 2016) — Chris Tomlin was honored today with nominations in every Christian category for the 2016 Billboard Music Awards including Top Christian Artist, Top Christian Album for ADORE: Christmas Songs Of Worship and Top Christian Song for “Good Good Father.” The honors put Tomlin at ten total BBMA nominations with three previous wins.
ADORE: Christmas Songs Of Worship hit No. 1 on Billboard’s Holiday Albums and Top Christian Albums charts, while “Good Good Father” hit No. 1 on Billboard’s Christian Digital Songs, Hot Christian Songs and Christian Airplay charts. The 2016 Billboard Music Awards will take place Sunday, May 22, airing LIVE on ABC.
Tomlin is currently prepping for Worship Night In America events set to take place in Los Angeles, Denver, Chicago, Miami and New York City this summer. The nights will feature speakers Louie Giglio and Max Lucado, along with musical guests Matt Redman, Matt Maher, Phil Wickham and Kim Walker-Smith. Last year’s inaugural events sold out NYC’s Madison Square Garden, Sacramento’s Sleep Train Arena and Denver’s Red Rocks Amphitheater. For tickets and additional information, click here.
About Chris Tomlin With ten albums, 15 No. 1 radio singles, a GRAMMY® Award and eight additional nominations, three Billboard Music Awards, 21 Dove Awards, a platinum and four gold albums to his credit, Chris Tomlin is among the most well-known and influential artists in contemporary Christian music. Referred to by TIME Magazine as likely the most often sung artist anywhere, Tomlin consistently has several songs in the top 20 of the Top 100 CCLI songs. BMI and GMA Dove Awards’ 2014 Songwriter of the Year, Tomlin’s “How Great Is Our God” was his first No. 1 on the CCLI Top 25, becoming one of the fastest rising modern day hymns in CCLI chart history. In addition to having sold more than 7 million albums and over 8.9 million digital tracks, Tomlin made history as his No. 1 single “Jesus Messiah” (Hello Love) garnered 97 adds at radio, making it the biggest ever add date in Christian radio history. Tomlin recently broke the record for most top tens in the history of Billboard’s Hot Christian Songs chart. In the midst of his record-breaking success, Tomlin continues touring and leading at Passion Conference gatherings across the US and worldwide, including Worship Night In America events, which sold out NYC’s Madison Square Garden, Denver’s Red Rocks and Sacramento’s Sleep Train Arena. Burning Lights debuted at No. 1 atop the Billboard 200 in January 2013, making history as only the fourth Christian music album to do so, and his tenth recording, Love Ran Red continues to produce chart-topping singles. ADORE: Christmas Songs of Worship released last fall, debuting at No. 1 on Billboard’s Holiday Albums Chart.