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Premier Productions, Rush Concerts and World Vision Present: “Chris Tomlin X MercyMe: A Winter Tour”

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NEWS SOURCE: The Media Collective
September 30, 2022

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (September 30, 2022) – Two of the most successful touring acts in Christian music today are partnering for a one-of-a-kind co-headline tour this December 1-13. Premier Productions, Rush Concerts and World Vision present: Chris Tomlin X MercyMe: A Winter Tour.” Tickets for the tour will go on sale Friday, October 7 at tomlinmercyme.com.Patrons can sign up now for the pre-sale attomlinmercyme.com.
 
“After years of incredible friendship, I am so excited to announce that I am hitting the road with MercyMe this winter for the first time! For me, there is no better way to close out 2022 than to come together and celebrate God for all he has done, is doing, and will continue to do in each of our lives…” shared Chris. “And since it will be December, there may just need to be a “flurry” of Christmas songs in the night, hope to see you there!”
 
"Finally! I can't tell you how many times MercyMe and Chris Tomlin have talked about touring together,” shared Bart Millard of MercyMe. “We've been friends for many years and we're so excited that it's finally happening. These nights are going to be special and truly a tour you do not want to miss."
 
“Chris Tomlin X MercyMe: A Winter Tour”
December 1 Raleigh, NC PNC Arena
December 2 Charlottesville, VA John Paul Jones Arena
December 6 Charleston, SC North Charleston Coliseum
December 8 Macon, GA Macon Coliseum
December 9 Huntsville, AL Probst Arena
December 10 Southaven, MS Landers Center
December 11 Little Rock, AR Simmons Bank Arena
December 13 Dayton, OH Wright State University Nutter Center
 
Tomlin will embark on the “Chris Tomlin X MercyMe: A Winter Tour” just after the close of his 35-city tour with UNITED, named by Pollstar as a “Top 10 Worldwide Tour.”
 
Earlier this month Tomlin released a new full-length worship album, ALWAYS. The project contains 13-tracks all of which were co-written by Chris except for the historical and beloved hymn “Oh Lord, You’re Beautiful” which features Steffany Gretzinger. The Tennessean claimed, “For three decades, Christian musical artist Chris Tomlin's been as much a faith leader as a songwriter, able to parlay his faith in spirituality into influential and popular music. Via "Always," his seventeenth album out on September 9, he surges forward from leader to legend in the worlds of gospel and contemporary Christian music…The 17-time Christian radio chart-topper releases new music that cements his legendary status in the genre.” Elevation Worship, Brandon Lake and Lady A also appear on Tomlin’s ALWAYS. The album’s title track is Tomlin’s current radio single and is a nod to Hebrews 13:8, “Jesus is the same yesterday, today and forever.” The project was produced by Ben Glover, Jeff Sojka, Bryan Fowler, Ed Cash, Jonathan Smith and Dave Haywood of Lady A co-produced “The Answer.”
 
On October 18, Tomlin and Erica Campbell will co-host the 53rd Annual GMA Dove Awards. The show will air exclusively on TBN and the TBN app on October 21st at 8:00p.m. ET and 10:00p.m. ET. Chris is the recipient of 27 Dove Awards.
 
On October 21, MercyMe will release their 11th studio project, ALWAYS ONLY JESUS, a 10-song collection filled with the musically inventive, lyrically substantive songs that have always been the bedrock of their career, including today’s instant grat track “To Not Worship You,” as well as the project's first single, “Then Christ Came." Currently playing on 80+ stations, the track is No.17 on the Billboard AC Monitored chart, and No. 8 on Billboard's AC Indicator chart. “Then Christ Came” follows an impressive streak of 48 No. 1 radio singles that have not only fueled MercyMe’s 28-year career, but also helped define the landscape of contemporary Christian music.
 
MercyMe is set to share new music from ALWAYS ONLY JESUS, as well as plenty of fan favorite chart-topping hits, when they return to Red Rocks for one night only, Oct. 17, 2022. The engagement will mark the band’s second time to headline the iconic venue. Days later they will head out on a 19-city tour with guests Rend Collective and Andrew Ripp October 20 - November 20.
 
About Chris Tomlin
TIME magazine heralded Chris Tomlin as the “most often sung artist in the world” as his music has inspired and uplifted an entire generation of believers. Along the way, Chris has scored 17 #1 one singles at radio, placed 29 top ten hits (more than any other Christian artist), sold more than 12 million albums with 5.6 Billion career global streams, earned a Grammy, three Billboard Music Awards, 27 Dove Awards, became a two-time BMI Songwriter of the Year honoree and an ASCAP Songwriter of the Year. In 2016, he was named one of only four artists ever to receive the Sound Exchange Digital Radio Award for over 1 Billion digital radio streams, alongside Justin Timberlake, Pitbull and Garth Brooks. Chris is also the first Christian artist to reach the Billion streams threshold on Pandora and was presented with their BILLIONAIRE award. As one of the most successful Christian touring artists today, Chris has sold-out venues everywhere including New York City’s Madison Square Garden, the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena, Red Rocks in Denver and more. Chris recently set a career attendance record with an unprecedented concert at LA’s Banc of California Stadium. 
 
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About MercyMe
It continues to be a landmark season for the multi-platinum selling, GRAMMY® nominated, multiple American Music Award, Billboard Music Award and Dove Award winners MercyMe. They were recently named Billboard’s Top Christian Artist of the 2010 decade, and in 2020 received their eighth American Music Award nomination. A major motion picture based on the life of frontman Bart Millard who wrote the mega-hit song “I Can Only Imagine” after the loss of his father, opened at a remarkable No. 3 at the box office on Mar. 16, 2018 (Lionsgate, Roadside Attractions). In conjunction with the movie release, Millard penned a memoir, and the band released a collection of hits titled I Can Only Imagine – The Very Best Of MercyMe. In 2018 MercyMe was named Top Christian Artist at the Billboard Music Awards, was the top winner at the fan-fueled K-LOVE Fan Awards including a win for Artist of the Year and was the GMA Dove Award Winner for Artist Of The Year. Since their debut in 2001, the band has sold more than 9 million units in CD, single and DVD sales, garnered more than 48 No. 1 multi-format radio singles, and had four consecutive mainstream radio hits. MercyMe made history in 2014 as “I Can Only Imagine” surpassed 2 million digital downloads, making it the first song in Christian music to go platinum and double-platinum in the digital domain. The song has now gone 5x platinum. In 2009, Billboard named MercyMe’s “Word Of God Speak” the No. 1 Song of The Decade and the group the No. 1 Artist of the Decade in both the Christian Songs and Christian AC Songs categories, recognizing them as one of the industry’s most notable talents. They have sold out venues throughout the US and Canada, including Radio City Music Hall, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, and have appeared on the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Good Morning America, GMA3, The Today Show, CBS This Morning, FOX New Channel’s FOX & Friends, CNN, ABC News and in the pages of Entertainment Weekly, The New York Times, USA Today and more. Their tenth album, inhale(exhale), is available now.
 
For more information visit www.mercyme.org or follow MercyMe on 
twitterInstagramFacebook or YouTube.
 
About Premier Productions:
Founded in 1996,Premier Productions has been a top 20 global promoter selling over 20 million tickets. Pollstar named Premier the #1 faith and family independent promoter in the last 10 years. Producing events that move the soul both nationally and internationally, Premier is proud to have helped raise more than $271 million to improve the lives of children and communities in 100+ countries worldwide. Whether it’s a large multi-day festival, sold-out concert or intimate conference, Premier seeks to positively impact the lives of every attendee, so they leave encouraged, happy and hopeful. Premier is currently promoting acts including Hillsong UNITED, Dude Perfect, Lauren Daigle, Hillsong Worship, Baby Shark, Blippi, Casting Crowns, Chris Tomlin, Elevation Worship, Kari Jobe, Wheel of Fortune Live, Spy Ninjas Live & more. 
 
About World Vision:
World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization conducting relief, development, and advocacy activities in its work with children, families, and their communities in nearly 100 countries to help them reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, or gender. For more information, please visit worldvision.org/about-us/media-center or on Twitter @WorldVisionUSA.
 
About Rush Concerts:
Rush Concerts has been promoting live events since 1997. The goal of Rush Concerts is to have an impact in the community by producing concerts that are entertaining and meaningful. Rush Concerts is currently promoting/co-promoting some of the biggest shows in Christian music such as Maverick City x Kirk Franklin, MercyMe Live 2022, Casting Crowns The Healer Tour, Newsboys Stand Together Tour and For King + Country’s A Drummer Boy Christmas.


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