Nashville, TN (8 December 2015) - Provident Label Group is proud to announce that THIRD DAY received a GRAMMY® Awards nomination. The official nominee list was announced live yesterday on "CBS This Morning" for the upcoming 58th Annual GRAMMY® Awards. The group is nominated in the Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song category for their chart topping single "Soul On Fire."
"Soul On Fire," which was No. 1 at radio for 10 weeks on the National Audience Chart, features worship duo All Sons & Daughters and was co-written by THIRD DAY, labelmate Matt Maher and Brenton Brown. Prior to yesterday's announcement, since their sef-titled debut album released in 1996 THIRD DAY already has four GRAMMY awards to their name along with 11 nominations.
"We are excited to be nominated for a GRAMMY this morning for our song 'Soul On Fire,'" shares THIRD DAY's lead vocalist, Mac Powell. "What an honor once again to be nominated for such a prestigious award. We have been very fortunate in the past 23 years to receive many nominations and I promise you it never gets old. Thanks to everyone who has helped to make this song such a success!"
The 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be held Monday, February 15, 2016 at Staples Center in Los Angeles and broadcast live on CBS from 8-11:30 p.m. (ET/PT).
Just wrapping up their successful fall "Lead Us Back Tour" with Brandon Heath, the group is concluding the year with four intimate "An Evening Of Worship With THIRD DAY" shows this week. Tickets for the spring 2016 leg of the "Lead Us Back Tour," again joined by Brandon Heath, go on sale December 15. The tour will run from Feb. 25 through March 20. For further touring information, please click here.
THIRD DAY is also offering the YOUR WORDS devotional series for their fans. Inspired by the songs from their album Lead Us Back: Song of Worship, the 30-day devotional was written by the band - Mac Powell, David Carr and Mark Lee and their road pastor Nigel James. Visit here to subscribe to the free devo series.
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ABOUT THIRD DAY: During the last decade, Atlanta-based, multi-Platinum rock band THIRD DAY (comprising members Mac Powell, David Carr and Mark Lee) has racked up 32 No. 1 radio singles and sold more than nine million albums, including two RIAA 2x Multi Platinum, five Platinum and twelve Gold certifications. A Georgia Music Hall of Fame inductee (2009), THIRD DAY has garnered 24 career GMA Dove Awards (from 42 nominations), four GRAMMY® Awards (with 12 career nominations), an American Music Award (with four American Music Award nominations) and multiple ASCAP honors, including its coveted Vanguard Award, for songwriting. Long known as Christian music’s premier live band, THIRD DAY has played for audiences reaching into the millions all around the world. THIRD DAY has been featured by top media outlets including “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” (NBC), “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” (CBS), “60 Minutes” (CBS), ABC’s “Nightline,” USA Today, the New York Times and even graced the cover of Billboard magazine, which called THIRD DAY “one of the best rock bands, period.” For more information visit www.THIRDDAY.com.