Reunion Records/Beach Street Records recording artist Casting Crowns received its third career American Music Award last night for “Favorite Artist – Contemporary Inspirational.” The award was presented during the AMA live broadcast on ABC Network television at L.A.’s Nokia Theater. For a full list of 2014 AMA winners and nominees, please visit:

THRIVE, Casting Crowns’ latest album release, hit #1 on the Billboard Contemporary Christian Albums Chart and #6 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart on its recent street week.

The record breaking group is currently on the fall leg of its highly successful Thrive Tour, including a sold out performance at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, Colo. The band will also perform at New Yorks famed Carnegie Hall on January 24, 2015 as part of a full weekend with fans.

Casting Crowns is one of the most successful Contemporary Christian artists, also crossing over onto the mainstream charts with one double Platinum album (CASTING CROWNS), three Platinum albums (THE ALTAR AND THE DOOR, LIFESONG, CASTING CROWNS) and six Gold albums (COME TO THE WELL, UNTIL THE WHOLE WORLD HEARS, PEACE ON EARTH, THE ALTAR AND THE DOOR, LIFESONG and CASTING CROWNS).  Having also released four Gold DVDs and four RIAA Gold certified digital singles; the band currently holds the position as Billboards top-selling act in Christian music since 2007.

The AMA, GRAMMY and Dove Award winning group features Mark Hall, Melodee Devevo, Brian Scoggin, Megan Garrett, Juan Devevo, Chris Huffman and Josh Mix, who have been recording and touring for more than 10 years — since they heard their first single on the radio in 2003.  Casting Crowns has been honored with three American Music Awards (seven nominations), a GRAMMY Award for its 2005 album LIFESONG (six nominations), 17 GMA Dove Awards and two Billboard Music Awards (four nominations).

Upcoming Tour dates through 2015 are as follows:

11/28/2014                Birmingham, AL                        Boutwell Auditorium

11/29/2014                Bossier City, LA                        CenturyLink Center Arena

12/4/2014                  Fairfax, VA                               Patriot Center

12/5/2104                  Reader, PA                                Santander Arena

12/6/2014                  Providence, RI                           DunkinDonuts Center

12/7/2014                  Pittsburgh, PA                            Consol Energy Center

1/13-17/2015             Miami, FL                                  KLOVE Cruise

1/24/2015                  New York, NY                          Carnegie Hall


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