Multi-platinum selling band MercyMe reaped three nominations for the “2018 Billboard Music Awards,” garnering nods in each of the genre’s categories – Top Christian Artist, Top Christian Album (LIFER) and Top Christian Song (“Even If”). The most recent crop of nods marks a dozen career nominations for the band. LIFER is their most recent No. 1 album, and holds the nominated “Even If” which dominated the Billboard and Mediabase radio charts with a 19-week streak at No. 1. The “2018 Billboard Music Awards” will broadcast LIVE coast to coast from MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 20th at 8 P.M. ET / 5 P.M. PT on NBC.
The 5X GRAMMY nominated band just wrapped the “MercyMe LIVE” Tour selling out 16 markets including Nashville, Columbus, St. Louis and Minneapolis with Tenth Avenue North and special guest Tim Timmons. MercyMe will reprise the line-up with longtime friends Tenth Avenue North for “The Imagine Nation Tour” this fall with 20+ markets on the docket. Visit www.MercyMe.org for the latest.
The movie "I Can Only Imagine" (Lionsgate, Roadside Attractions), a true story based on the life of MercyMe frontman Bart Millard who wrote the mega-hit song, has continued its impactful streak in the top 10 at the box office since its release over a month ago. In support of the motion picture, MercyMe unveiled I Can Only Imagine – The Very Best Of MercyMe, a 13 piece collection of their most beloved songs alongside a special version of the monumental hit “I Can Only Imagine (The Movie Session).”
Also from their Billboard Music Award nominated LIFER, the upbeat “Grace Got You” Feat. John Reuben is making an impact at radio landing in the Top 10 on the AC Indicator Chart, Top 15 on the Christian Airplay Chart and Top 20 on the AC Monitored Chart. "Grace Got You" is also featured on Spotify's popular Top Christian Contemporary Playlist.