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Cody Carnes image courtesy of Merge PR
Cody Carnes image courtesy of Merge PR

Cody Carnes' live album, 'Firm Foundation,' out Aug. 25


Fri, Jun 9th 2023 12:45 pm

Radio version of title track available now

√ Carnes celebrates first No. 1 radio single, ‘Ain't Nobody’

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Grammy-nominated Cody Carnes has released the radio version of the title track to his forthcoming live album, “Firm Foundation,” which will release on Aug. 25. This song is going for adds today at radio and has also moved up 15 spots to the Top 20 on the most recent CCLI chart. Click here and below to listen to the radio version of this title track, which he also performed last week at CMB Momentum. 

Although a version of the LP’s title cut has been circulating for more than a year, Carnes said he’s known for quite some time that “Firm Foundation (He Won’t)” was always meant to provide this collection’s namesake.

“This is one of my favorite songs I’ve ever been a part of writing, and I really believe in it,” Carnes said. “I’ve seen it spark a room while I’m leading like no other song I’ve been a part of."

About the songs on this upcoming album, Carnes added, "These songs celebrate the God who never ever fails. They were written out of encounters with Jesus, and they carry his certain hope in uncertain times. When everything around me is shaken, I've never been more glad that I put my faith in Jesus."

"Firm Foundation (He Won't)" is the follow-up song to his first-ever No. 1 radio single, "Ain't Nobody," which spent four weeks on the top of the Mediabase Christian Audience chart. Carnes was also recently nominated for "Breakout Single of the Year" at this year's K-LOVE Fan Awards where he performed his hit song with country artist Russell Dickerson. It will have a special encore presentation on TBN tonight and is available on the TBN app. 

Last summer, Carnes held a two-night live worship event at his church home base, The Belonging Co., in Nashville. The special event produced his first-ever live album, “God Is Good!,” which was released last year, as well as the upcoming “Firm Foundation.”

Carnes spoke with K-LOVE On Demand about this special recording and writing process that resulted in two very unique projects on the show, "Empty Stage with Andrew Greer.

Continuing on his first headlining tour with worship leader Benjamin William Hastings, Carnes will head out for the second run next month. The "Blessing Tour," with his wife Kari Jobe, will pick up again this fall for the Europe and U.K. dates. Click here to see all of his upcoming tour dates. 



More About Cody Carnes

Cody Carnes is a worship leader who is passionate about creating spaces where innovative artistry and authentic worship can collide. Since releasing his solo label debut project in 2017, Carnes has continued to impact the worship music genre with powerful church anthems like “Nothing Else,” “Run To the Father” and “Christ Be Magnified.” In 2020, he released his studio album, “Run To The Father,” which earned him his first Grammy Award nomination. He also received Grammy nominations for “The Blessing” and the album “The Blessing (Live)” for the 63rd and 64th Awards, as well as "The Blessing" being named “Song of the Year” (2021) and “Worship Song of the Year” (2020) at the GMA Dove Awards. In 2022, he released his first ever live project, “God is Good!,” which also produced his first No. 1 radio single, "Ain't Nobody," and received a K-LOVE Fan Award nomination.

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