“Monster” goes quadruple Platinum, “Hero” triple Platinum, “Awake & Alive” hits double Platinum and Awake album earns triple Platinum status
Walker Announces Vincent Bohanon & SOV and Kevin Lemons & Higher Calling As First Artists Signed to HEZHOUSE Entertainment
In a heartfelt surprise encounter last week, four-time GRAMMY® award winner and Curb | Word Entertainment recording artist for KING & COUNTRY discovered that the multi-week No. 1 hit “God Only Knows” has been certified platinum.
Earlier this week at an event in Nashville, the band members were presented plaques while being joined by their label, family and friends.
Newsboys’ iconic anthem, “God’s Not Dead (Like A Lion),” the title-cut from the group’s 2011 best-selling Inpop recording, has been certified Platinum® by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), it was recently announced. Signifying single sales in excess of 1 million units, the award marks a career milestone for the GRAMMY®-nominated mega group and is one of the first Platinum® single certifications in Christian music this year.
Reunion/Beach Street Records artist Casting Crowns adds another RIAA Platinum album to its list of accolades with Until The Whole World Hears, making this the band’s fifth studio recording to hit Platinum status. In addition, their latest release, THRIVE, was named the best-selling record of 2014 according the Christian/Gospel Nielsen SoundScan chart.
Hillsong UNITED continues to make an impact with their No. 1 single “Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)” as the song has received RIAA Platinum status. Hillsong was included also in 10 of Billboard’s End of Year charts topping five of the charts: Top Christian Artists, Hot Christian Songs, Hot Christian Songs Artists, Christian Airplay Artists and Christian Digital Songs. As the group wraps up an incredible 2014 with awards and sales recognition, UNITED looks forward to 2015 as they will release new music with a full-length studio album. In addition in April 2015, Warner Bros. and Alcon Entertainment will release nationwide the film LET HOPE RISE – the HILLSONG Movie.