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Phil Wickham's 'This Is Amazing Grace' receives RIAA Gold certification


Tue, Dec 15th 2015 03:30 pm

Highly anticipated project 'Children of God' expected to release in April 2016

Phil Wickham's acclaimed single "This Is Amazing Grace" was honored with RIAA Gold certification for both sales and streams of the song off his 2013 project, "The Ascension."

Reaching No. 1 on Billboard's national Christian audience chart, "This Is Amazing Grace" received top honors at the 2015 BMI Christian Awards for Song of the Year and earned Wickham three nominations at this year's 46th Annual GMA Dove Awards, including a nod for Song of the Year.

The hit single was the most played song on Christian radio for 2014, topping Billboard's 2014 Christian airplay song yearend chart at No. 1. In addition to sales and radio success, the song is No. 2 on the U.S. chart of Christian Copyright Licensing International, recognizing it as one of the most-often-sung worship songs in the church today.

"I am blown away with how the Lord has used 'This Is Amazing Grace,' " Wickham said. "For the song to reach this achievement is such an honor and I'm so grateful."

His highly anticipated project "Children of God" is expected to release in April. Wickham is set to tour alongside Newsboys, Jeremy Camp, Mandisa and more on "The Rock and Worship Roadshow 2016," presented by Compassion International. With a total of 27 dates, the tour will kick off in Springfield, Missouri, this February. For more information on the tour, visit theroadshowtour.com.

Wickham is, at his core, a humble and sincere artist who writes songs and worships God using the medium of music. It is with that brush that he paints images of a loving and creative God across the canvases of listeners' hearts and minds.

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