Band Has 28th No. 1 Radio Single With "God's Not Dead," At Top For 4th Week In A Row;
Newsboys Receive 3 Dove Award Nominations,Announced Today
Nashville, Tenn - 23 February 2012 –
Following the release of their highly acclaimed rock worship project, GRAMMY-nominated and Dove Award-winning Christian rock band Newsboys
is currently headlining their biggest tour yet, the “God’s Not Dead Tour.” Running through May 6th and hitting over 60 markets across the U.S., the tour, already in full swing, has had numerous shows sell out! The tour is presented by Compassion International, continuing their partnership with Newsboys
to raise awareness for child sponsorships.
A special VIP Pre-Show Meet & Greet Experience is held nightly on the tour with a portion of its proceeds going to support Compassion International's child trafficking initiatives. Other major sponsors supporting the tour are I Am Second and Interstate Batteries. The tour dates for the "God's Not Dead Tour" are listed below, but be sure to visit the tour's official webpage at GodsNotDeadTour.com for the most updated information.
With their latest radio single, "God's Not Dead (Like A Lion)," Newsboys
have taken the top spot on Billboard's CHR charts now for four weeks in a row. The hit song, the debut from their latest project God's Not Dead (Inpop Records), is being heard on hundreds of stations across the country as well as quickly climbing up Billboard's AC Indicator, National Audience and AC Monitored radio charts.
In addition, Newsboys
just received three Dove nominations for the upcoming 43rd Annual GMA Dove Awards. The band is nominated for Best Rock/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year for "Born Again," as well as for Short Form Music Video of the Year for "Miracles." Michael Tait was involved with a collaboration of artists for The Story, which is nominated for Special Event Album of the Year. The ceremony will be held in Atlanta on April 19th.