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Third Day presented with No. 1 'Soul On Fire' plaque for most played song of 2015 at Christian radio


Wed, Mar 9th 2016 03:00 pm

'Lead Us Back' spring tour 2016 runs through March

Third Day to tour with Steven Curtis Chapman for the first time in April and May

Band appears in 'Miracles From Heaven,' out in theaters March 16

During their sold out "Lead Us Back" tour stop in Nashville this past weekend, the members of the multiplatinum-selling band Third Day were presented with plaques for their No. 1 single, "Soul On Fire." Holding the top spot for 11 weeks at radio, this Grammy-nominated song was the most played at Christian radio in 2015. "Soul On Fire" was also officially named the No. 1 Christian Airplay Song of the Year, according to Billboard's Christian Overall National Audience year-end chart, and iTunes' editorial team selected "Soul On Fire" as one of 2015's top tracks.

Third Day continues their highly successful "Lead Us Back" Tour, which wraps March 20 in Washington, D.C. Then, on April 14 and running through May 7, for the first time ever, the band will join labelmate Steven Curtis Chapman on the road for a 15-city tour across the U.S. Each night of the tour will surely be an unforgettable evening of music as they will share the stage and perform each other's hits. Check THIRDDAY.com for the most updated schedule.

Third Day will also appear in the movie release from Sony Pictures Entertainment, "Miracles From Heaven," featuring Jennifer Garner and releasing March 16. In the film, Third Day performs their chart-topping single "Soul On Fire" and their current single "Your Words."

During the past two decades, Atlanta-based multiplatinum rock band Third Day (comprised of members Mac Powell, David Carr and Mark Lee) has racked up 32 No. 1 radio singles and sold more than 9 million albums, including two RIAA two-times-multiplatinum, two RIAA multiplatinum, five platinum and 12 gold certifications. A Georgia Music Hall of Fame inductee (2009), Third Day has garnered 24 career GMA Dove Awards (and 42 nominations), four Grammy Awards (with 12 career nominations), an American Music Award (and four AMA nominations), and multiple ASCAP honors, including its coveted Vanguard Award for songwriting.

Long known as one of Christian music's premiere live bands, Third Day has played for audiences reaching into the millions all around the world. Third Day has been featured on top media outlets such as "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson," "60 Minutes," "Nightline," USA Today the New York Times, and even graced the cover of Billboard Magazine, which called Third Day "one of the best rock bands, period."

For more information, visit www.THIRDDAY.com

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