BIG DADDY WEAVE RELEASES NEW SINGLE, "THE ONLY NAME,"
TO RADIO TODAY
The Band's Smash Hit Single "Redeemed" Is Nominated for
2013 Billboard Music Awards' "Christian Song of the Year" and
K-LOVE Fan Awards' "Song of the Year"
NEWS SOURCE: Word Records
May 17, 2013
NASHVILLE, TN - (May 17, 2013) - Big Daddy Weave, one of the top 10 most played artists at Christian radio over the past decade, released their third single, "The Only Name," from their album Love Come to Life to radio today. The album's second single, "Redeemed," is the most successful track of their career spending 12 weeks at No. 1 on Christian radio charts, selling over 250,000 units and receiving numerous prestigious nominations for Christian music's "Song of the Year."
This Sunday, Big Daddy Weave's "Redeemed" is nominated for "Christian Song of the Year" at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards. On June 1, the single is up for "Song of the Year" at the K-LOVE Fan Awards which are scheduled to take place at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. Fans can vote here for the K-LOVE Fan Awards.
The Dove Award-winning band also just wrapped the spring leg of "The Redeemed Tour" which included numerous sold out shows throughout its 49 dates in 27 states and featured artists Chris August, Mikeschair and Citizen Way. World Vision sponsored the tour which produced nearly 2,000 new child sponsorships. Stay tuned to http://www.bigdaddyweave.com for additional summer tour dates and the upcoming "The Only Name Tour" in the fall.
About Big Daddy Weave:
Big Daddy Weave formed when its members got together at the University of Mobile. They stepped into the spotlight in 2002 with the release of their second album One and Only, which debuted in SoundScan's Christian Top 5 and saw the group nominated as Dove Awards New Artist of the Year. Their 2010 album Christ Has Come won a Dove for Christmas Album of the Year, and they recently released their first greatest hits compilation, The Ultimate Collection. They have been honored at ASCAP's Christian Music Awards, were chosen for the WOW Hits compilations in five of the last six years, and are one of the 10 most played artists at Christian radio over the past decade.
About Word Entertainment
A leader in the music industry for over 60 years, Word Entertainment, a Warner/Curb company, is a unique, comprehensive entertainment company comprised of multi-faceted artist service departments including publishing, merchandising, booking, and online initiatives. Word Entertainment represents some of the top names and brands in music, including Meredith Andrews, Chris August, BarlowGirl, Francesca Battistelli, Big Daddy Weave, Jason Castro, Patrick Ryan Clark, Everfound, for KING & COUNTRY, Group 1 Crew, Love & The Outcome, Dara Maclean, Point Of Grace and Sidewalk Prophets and is home to 25 Entertainment, Word Distribution (representing Curb Records and Big Idea/VeggieTales among others), Word Print, Word Films, Word Music Publishing and Word Label Group's Word Records, Word Worship and Fervent Records.
For more info on Big Daddy Weave visit the JFH Artists Database.