Nashville, TN (December 10, 2018)
Multi-platinum selling MercyMe has earned their sixth GRAMMY® nod for the chart-topper “Grace Got You,” as heard on their GRAMMY® nominated album Lifer. The single, nominated for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song, topped multiple radio charts including the Billboard Christian Airplay (BDS), AC Monitored and AC Indicator charts as well as the Mediabase Christian Audience chart. Adding to the resonance, the winsome track garnered placement in key playlists including Apple Music’s A-List Christian, Spotify’s Top Christian and Amazon Music’s Top 100 Most Played Christian. The 61st Annual GRAMMY® Awards are slated for Feb. 10, and will air on CBS.
Click the play button above to watch the lyric video for “Grace Got You”
“We never write songs for the awards, but it is not lost on us on what it means to have a song honored with a GRAMMY® nomination,” explains the band. “Thank you to The Recording Academy for recognizing this song. We could not be happier to share this with John Reuben, David Garcia, Ben Glover and Solomon Olds who helped bring the words and sound of this song of hope to life. Congratulations to our many friends commended in this category as well. It is an honor to carry this message alongside each of you.”
MercyMe was heavily found on this year’s Billboard Year-End Charts claiming spots on the following charts – Top Christian Artists (No. 2), Top Christian Albums Charts (No. 3 I Can Only Imagine – The Very Best of MercyMe and No. 7 LIFER), Top Christian Albums Artist (No. 2), Hot Christian Songs (No. 6 “Grace Got You” and No. 9 “I Can Only Imagine”), Hot Christian Songs Artist (No. 4), Christian Airplay Songs (No. 2 “Grace Got You”), Christian Airplay Artists (No. 6), Christian Digital Song Sales (No. 3 “I Can Only Imagine”), Christian Digital Song Sales Artist (No. 1), Christian Streaming Songs (No. 10 “Even If”) and Christian Streaming Songs Artist (No. 5).