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ZACH WILLIAMS RECEIVES HIS THIRD GOLD CERTIFICATION

His 20-Week Chart-Topping "Old Church Choir" And Fan Favorite "Fear Is A Liar" Both Become RIAA Gold® Certified




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NEWS SOURCE: Merge PR
May 29, 2019

29 May 2019 – Nashville, TN – Multi-award-winning artist and songwriter Zach Williams can now add two more RIAA Gold® Certified Singles to his credit. He was awarded the official plaques during an album presentation yesterday by his label for his chart-topping single "Old Church Choir," which was No. 1 for an astounding 20 weeks (the second longest in Christian radio history), and fan favorite "Fear Is a Liar," his fastest consumed song to date. Williams' first certification was for "Chain Breaker," the 15-week top-charting song that became Gold Certified in January of 2018. All three songs are featured on his GRAMMY Award®-winning album, Chain Breaker.
 
Williams is releasing new music later this year. He continues to tour throughout this summer as he prepares for a headlining tour this fall. For more information, please visit ZachWilliamsMusic.com
 
ABOUT ZACH WILLIAMS: As a husband, father, recording artist, and songwriter, GRAMMY® winner (Best Contemporary Christian Album, Chain Breaker) and multi-GMA Dove Awards winner, Zach Williams continues to make history. Achieving two consecutive radio No. 1 hits for 35 weeks 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," his official RIAA-certified gold record-breaking single, has impacted millions of people around the world, earning Williams his first GRAMMY® nomination (Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song, 2017) two Billboard Music Award nominations (Top Christian Song, Top Christian Album) and a 2018 American Music Award nomination for Favorite Artist - Contemporary Inspirational. 
 
He's won four GMA Dove Awards (Artist of the Year, New Artist of the Year; Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year, "Chain Breaker" and Pop/Contemporary Song “Old Church Choir”) and a K-LOVE Fan Award (“Chain Breaker,” Breakout Single). Williams was also named Billboard's 2017 Top Christian Male Vocalist and New Artist of the Year, as well as CCM Fan Awards' Favorite New Artist Of The Year. Apple Music chose him as Artist of the Week (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. Williams has also been awarded by BMI with a Citation of Achievement for "Chain Breaker," recognizing the song for its national popularity and reach.
 
For more information, please visit  ZachWilliamsMusic.com

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