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NEW CHRISTMAS SINGLE ARRIVES FROM ZACH WILLIAMS -
"THE CALL OF CHRISTMAS"

"Old Church Choir" Heard On ESPN NFL Countdown Shows, Achieves 12-Week Run At No. 1;
Viral Video Of Young Girl Dancing To "Old Church Choir" At 39+ Million Views


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NEWS SOURCE: Merge PR
November 7, 2017

7 November 2017 - Nashville, Tenn - Zach Williams, the GMA Dove Awards reigning New Artist of the Year, debuts his first original Christmas song. "The Call Of Christmas" is out now and can be downloaded  here or heard via streaming. The official audio video for "The Call Of Christmas" can be viewed here or on the image below. Williams will be sharing the song, along with a few other holiday favorites, when he joins Tenth Avenue North on their Decade The Halls Christmas Tour. The official tour dates are listed below. 

Williams is currently on the fall leg of Casting Crowns' The Very Next Thing Tour, which runs through this weekend. It was also recently announced that Williams will be part of the Rock & Worship Roadshow in the spring. Further tour plans are well underway for next year, so stay tuned by visiting his tour page here

 

 

"OLD CHURCH CHOIR" - Williams' current radio single, "Old Church Choir," held the No. 1 spot for an astounding 12 weeks in a row (BDS Audience chart). The song, his second single from the album Chain Breaker, put Williams in the history books as the first debut artist to have two back-to-back No. 1 singles. 

Additionally, "Old Church Choir" can be heard on ESPN. The network has licensed Zach Williams “Old Church Choir” for their Sunday NFL Countdown show and Monday NFL Countdown shows, which will run through January 2018. 

And here is something that will surely put a smile on your face. A video featuring a young girl feeling the spirit of "Old Church Choir" has gone viral. At press time, the video has reached more than 39 million views and continues to grow by the hour. Be sure to check it out here and get in the spirit! 

Decade The Halls with Tenth Avenue North Christmas Tour*:
Dec. 7 - Lansing, MI, Mount Hope Church

Dec. 8 - Clarkston, MI, Mt. Zion

Dec. 9 - Cadillac, MI, Resurrection Life Church

Dec. 10 - Willoughby Hills, OH, Willoughby Hills Friends Church

Dec. 13 - Lagrange, GA, Faith Baptist Church

Dec. 14 - Tampa, FL, The Crossing Church 

Dec. 15 - Boca Raton, FL, Spanish River Church

Dec. 16 - Cape Coral, FL, First Baptist Church of Cape Coral

Dec. 17 - Ocala, FL, First Baptist Church 

*all dates subject to change; please visit Zach's tour page for the most updated schedule 

ABOUT ZACH WILLIAMS: As a husband, father, singer, recording artist, songwriter and worship leader, the GMA Dove Awards winner for New Artist of the Year Zach Williams is already making history. Achieving two consecutive radio No. 1 hits as a debut artist ("Chain Breaker," "Old Church Choir") Williams' music comes from a place of humility and honesty as his songs are a direct reflection of God's redemption in his life. "Chain Breaker" has already impacted millions of people around the world and even earned him his first GRAMMY® nomination (Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song) and a Billboard Music Award nomination (Top Christian Song). He won a GMA Dove Award for "Chain Breaker" as Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year and a K-LOVE Fan Award ( for Breakout Single). 

"Chain Breaker" was Williams' debut single to hit radio, reaching the top spot for an astounding 15 consecutive weeks. With his follow up "Old Church Choir," which was No. 1 for 12 weeks (NCA Monitored), Williams officially made history, according to Billboard, as the first debut artist to have two back-to-back No. 1 singles.

On September 15, he released Chain Breaker: Deluxe Edition (Provident Label Group/Sony Music). This deluxe version includes four new songs in addition to the 2016 debut of Chain Breaker, including his rendition of "Midnight Rider" by The Allman Brothers Band.  

Apple Music chose him as Artist of the Week in December 2016, while "Chain Breaker" was the top track of 2016 on iTunes' Christian Songs chart and also reached No. 12 on Billboard's Hot Rock Songs chart. He has already toured with Chris Tomlin, Rend Collective, Big Daddy Weave and many more. 

For more information, please visit ZachWilliamsMusic.com

 



 

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