Multi-American Music Award (AMA) and multi-Dove Award-winners MercyMe, announced their Imagine Nation Tour in support of their latest album, “Lifer.” MercyMe visits Orlando’s Amway Center on Saturday, May 4, 2019. Tickets on sale now!
It has been a landmark year for MercyMe. The band has garnered their seventh AMA nomination and two GMA Dove Award nominations, including Artist of the Year and a People’s Choice Award for, “I Can Only Imagine.” Also, “I Can Only Imagine,” the major-motion picture based on the life of frontman, Bart Millard, whom also wrote the mega-hit song, “I Can Only Imagine,” after the loss of his father, made its box office premiere at number three (Lionsgate, Roadside Attractions). At this year’s Billboard Music Awards, MercyMe was named Top Christian Artist and took top honors at the K-LOVE Fan Awards, earning awards for Group of the Year and Song of the Year for “Even If.”
Since the band’s debut in 2001, MercyMe have sold more than nine million units in CD, single and DVD sales, amassed more than 57 number one multi-format radio singles and four consecutive mainstream radio hits with, “I Can Only Imagine.” In 2009, Billboard namedMercyMe the number one Artist of the Decade in both the Christian Songs and Christian AC Songs categories and their single, “Word Of God Speak,” the number one Song of The Decade and recognizes them as one of the industry’s most notable talents. In 2014, MercyMe made history as, “I Can Only Imagine,” surpassed two million digital downloads, making it the first song in Christian music to go platinum and double-platinum in the digital domain. Their first major-label studio album, “Almost There,” recently received triple-platinum certification from the RIAA. The band’s eighth studio album, the RIAA-Certified Gold, “Welcome To The New,” earned two Grammy® nods and four radio hits. “Lifer,” their latest chart-topping, GMA Dove Award-winning and Grammy®-nominated album, includes the RIAA-certified gold, Grammy®-nominated smash hit, “Even If,” which dominated the Billboard and Mediabase radio charts with a 19-week streak at number one.