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Casting Crowns' Christmas EP, 'It's Finally Christmas,' available now


Mon, Nov 13th 2017 06:10 pm
Plus: exclusive Cracker Barrel holiday album available; song featured on upcoming animated film soundtrack For 'The Star'
Grammy-award winning and multi-platinum-selling band Casting Crowns has released new Christmas music this holiday season. The six-song EP "It's Finally Christmas" is available now. Fans can CLICK HERE for the digital album, HERE for the physical album, or HERE for streaming. With five original songs and one traditional track, Casting Crowns' goal is to usher listeners into the Christmas spirit and on a journey of faith through the filter of holiday music. 
The band debuted the lyric video for the single, "Gloria / Angles We Have Heard on High." CLICK HERE to watch.
The new album is produced by Casting Crowns' longtime producer Mark A. Miller and features a new song, "Make Room," with labelmate Matt Maher, who also co-wrote the song with Mark Hall. In addition, two songs ("It's Finally Christmas" and "Somewhere In Your Silent Night") were co-written with artist Matthew West.
This season, Casting Crowns has also teamed up with Cracker Barrel stores to release the new EP combined with RIAA Platinum-certified Christmas project "Peace On Earth" for an exclusive release available in stores now.
Casting Crowns also joins the list of powerhouse artists on "The Star: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack" for the upcoming animated holiday film. The band's new recording, "His Eye On the Sparrow," is available on the soundtrack now. "The Star" opens nationwide on Nov. 17.
Fans can also catch Casting Crowns on tour with for King & Country.
The prolific CCM band has achieved sales milestones with more than 10 million album sells, including one RIAA two-times multi-Platinum album, five RIAA Platinum albums, two RIAA Platinum DVDs, seven RIAA Gold albums, four Gold DVDs, one RIAA Platinum-certified single and five RIAA Gold-certified digital singles. Casting Crowns currently holds the position as Billboard's top-selling act in Christian music since 2007. The band has also been honored with four American Music Awards (out of seven total nominations), a Grammy Award for its 2005 album "Lifesong," and six Grammy nominations. In addition, the group has garnered 18 GMA Dove Awards and two Billboard Music Awards from 11 total Billboard Music Award nominations.

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