Yesterday Casting Crowns was nominated for the second straight year for an American Music Award in the “Favorite Artist – Contemporary Inspirational” category. This is the group’s seventh nomination, and last year they won the award for the second time.

The 2015 American Music Awards will be broadcast live from Los Angeles’ Nokia Theater L.A. on Sunday, November 22nd on ABC. The AMAs are a fan-voted award show with winners determined by votes cast online as well as via Twitter. The voting is now open, and fans can vote by clicking on the AMA site.

Last night, Casting Crowns performed a powerful version of “At Calvary” backed by a 200+ member choir at the 46th Annual GMA Dove Awards. The televised awards show including their performance will air on TBN on Sunday, October 18 at 9 pm CT.

The GRAMMY-winning and multi-Platinum selling group will release their new live project, A Live Worship Experience, on November 13th (Beach Street/Reunion). A Live Worship Experience was recorded live this summer at Eagle’s Landing First Baptist Church, which is Casting Crowns’ home church and where frontman, Mark Hall, has remained a full-time youth pastor for more than 20 years. The group is currently on tour with special guest Lauren Daigle – see the complete list of the tour dates below.

In their career, Casting Crowns has been awarded one RIAA 2x multi-Platinum album, four RIAA Platinum albums, two RIAA Platinum DVDs, six RIAA Gold albums, four Gold DVDs and four RIAA Gold certified digital singles. This incredible group also holds the position as Billboard’s top-selling act in Christian music since 2007. Casting Crowns has also been honored with two American Music Awards (out of seven total nominations), a GRAMMY Award for its 2005 album Lifesong, and six GRAMMY nominations.

2015 Casting Crowns’ Tour Dates with special guest Lauren Daigle:

Oct 15 – Myrtle Beach, SC
Oct 16 – Tuscaloosa, AL
Oct 17  – Lucedale, MS (Praise in thePark)
Oct 22 – St. Joseph, MO
Oct 23 – Enid, OK
Oct 24 – West Plains, MO
Oct 29 – Columbus, GA
Oct 30 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Nov 5 – Burlington, VT
Nov 6 – Lowell, MA
Nov 7 – Augusta, ME
Nov 8 – Williamsport, PA
Nov 10 – Owensboro, KY
Nov 12 – McAlester, OK
Nov 13 – Abilene, TX –
Nov 14 – Beaumont, TX
Nov 19 – Alma, AR
Nov 20 – Topeka, KS
Nov 21 – Farmington, MO

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Iain Moss is the Managing Editor of JesusWired.com. He’s been an enormous Christian music fan since a concert by The World Wide Message Tribe in 2001 and is passionate about spending his life changing the Christian music stereotype/saving the lives of our youth with it. He has a punny quick witted sense of humor, is a sports lover and a keen Chess and Go player. His favorite 10 bands are: Thousand Foot Krutch, KJ-52, Disciple, Stellar Kart, Skillet, Kutless, Manafest, Family Force 5, Seventh Day Slumber, and Ashes Remain. oh, and he's from the land of crumpets and tea, a.k.a the U.K.!

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