Be sure to catch Casting Crowns on Fox News Channel’s show Huckabee on Saturday January 22nd, or on Sunday January 23rd at 8 PM EST. Casting Crowns will be performing their latest song, Glorious Day. In addition to this, Governor Mike Huckabee will be interviewing lead singer Mark Hall on the group’s dedication to student and family ministries in Atlanta, and how it inspires their music. Below is the official press release from Provident Label Group:
NEWS SOURCE: Provident Label Group
January 21, 2011
(Nashville, Tenn.) Jan. 21, 2011 – Christian music’s GRAMMY, AMA and Dove Award-winning Artist of the Year, Casting Crowns is scheduled to perform its new single “Glorious Day” on FOX News Channel’s “Huckabee” show this weekend, airing 8:00 p.m. ET on Saturday, Jan. 22, and re-airing 8:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. ET on Sunday, Jan. 23.
The Governor also interviews lead singer and Pastor Mark Hall about the group’s dedication to student and family ministry in Atlanta and how this unique balance of careers inspires Casting Crowns’ blockbuster hit songs and platinum-selling albums. With special guests Huckabee on bass guitar and FOX correspondent Lauren Green on keys, the band debuts its first TV performance of the third radio single off its RIAA Gold album Until the Whole World Hears.
*Please note, due to late breaking news, programs are subject to schedule changes without prior notice.
Additionally, a FOX web exclusive of Casting Crowns’ Dec. performance of its poignant song “While You Were Sleeping” is live at http://video.foxnews.com/v/4467861/while-you-were-sleeping.
Continuing a steady reign atop the national sales charts, Casting Crowns recently wrapped 2010 as Billboard’s No. 1 Christian Album Artist for a fourth year on the recap chart, and the band’s RIAA Gold album Until the Whole World Hears named Billboard’s No. 1 Christian Album for the year. The band has sold 6.3 million albums to date, and is responsible for uniting more than 55,000 children with sponsorships through humanitarian outfit World Vision.
About Casting Crowns:
All of Atlanta-based Casting Crowns’ projects are RIAA certified, with a tally of three RIAA Platinum Albums, two RIAA Platinum DVDs, two RIAA Gold Albums and a Gold DVD, holding position as Billboard’s top-selling act in Christian music since 2007. Despite an unprecedented seven-year career with Casting Crowns, the seven band members remain active in student ministry in the Atlanta area and tour part-time around their local church duties. Serving his 18th year in youth ministry, lead singer/songwriter Mark Hall is the student pastor at Eagle’s Landing First Baptist Church in Atlanta. As a testament to the band’s impact, Casting Crowns performed for a second time in North Korea in April 2009, in partnership with Global Resource Services, as the band continues to forge invaluable relationships with the people in the D.P.R.K.