Gungor and their critically acclaimed sophomore album Beautiful Things has earned the band their first GRAMMY ® nominations of their career. The single “Beautiful Things” earned the Brash Music group a nod in the “Best Gospel Song” category while the album of the same name also received recognition in the “Best Rock or Rap Gospel Album” category. The 53rd Annual GRAMMY ® Awards will take place on Sun. Feb. 13, 2011 at 8pm ET/PT on CBS. The awards will be held in Los Angeles at the Staples Center.

“I am pleased to see the GRAMMY ® community recognize the talent and artistry of Gungor with these nominations,” remarks CEO of Brash Music, Steve Jones. “This confirms the broad
reaching appeal of the band and its music.”

Up next for Gungor will be a performance at the widely popular 2011 Passion Conference held in Atlanta. For the latest tour information on Gungor, visit  http://www.gungormusic.com/.

About the GRAMMY ® Awards:
Established in 1957, The Recording Academy is an organization of musicians, producers, engineers and recording professionals that is dedicated to improving the cultural condition and quality of life for music and its makers. Internationally known for the GRAMMY Awards — the preeminent peer-recognized award for musical excellence and the most credible brand in music — The Recording Academy is responsible for groundbreaking professional development, cultural enrichment, advocacy, education and human services programs. The Academy continues to focus on its mission of recognizing musical excellence, advocating for the well-being of music makers and ensuring music remains an indelible part of our culture. For more information about The Academy, please visit www.grammy.com. For breaking news and exclusive content, join the organization’s social networks as a Twitter follower at www.twitter.com/thegrammys, a Facebook fan at www.facebook.com/thegrammys, and a YouTube channel subscriber at www.youtube.com/thegrammys.

About Gungor:
The band’s 2008 debut on Brash Music, Ancient Skies, garnered critical acclaim. Beautiful Things (BRASH) is the band’s sophomore release, and the third CD release for Michael Gungor.

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