Announced on ABC’s Good Morning America earlier this week, MercyMe earned their fifth American Music Award Nomination for Contemporary Inspirational Favorite Artist. Honored with two American Music Awards in the past, MercyMe led the category, winning in both 2004 and 2010.

The fan-voted award will be announced during the 2015 American Music Awards, to be broadcast Sunday, November 22 from the Los Angeles Microsoft Theater on ABC.

The AMA nomination comes on the heals of their second Christmas album. October 9 marked the debut of MercyMe, It’s Christmas!, as Billboard.com exclusively premiered the album a day before its release. In addition to their nomination, MercyMe’s hit single “Flawless” still reigns at No. 1 after two incredible months on the Billboard Christian AC Chart.

For the 46th Annual GMA Dove Awards, MercyMe performed “Dear Younger Me” from their 2014 Welcome To The New album. MercyMe will continue to support their 2014 release, kicking off their “Greater Than Tour” October 22. For more information on their upcoming tour, visit mercyme.org/tour.

Greater Than Tour
October 22 – Norfolk, VA (Constant Convocation Center)
October 23 – Baltimore, MD (Modell Performing Arts Center)
October 24 – Trenton, NJ (Sun National Bank Center)
October 29 – Raytown, MO (First Baptist Church of Raytown)
October 30 – Ralston, NE (Ralston Arena)
November 5 – Estero, FL (Germain Arena)
November 6 – Orlando, FL (First Baptist Church Worship Center)
November 7 – Tallahassee, FL (Christian Heritage Church)
November 8 – Greenville, SC (Bon Secours Wellness Arena)
November 12 – Griffin, GA (Griffin First Assembly of God)
November 13 – Aiken, SC  (Millbrook Baptist Church)
November 14 – Huntsville, AL (Propst Arena – Von Braun Center)

Source: The M Collective

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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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