– Sanctus Real lead vocalist Matt Hammitt and his family got through baby Bowen’s second heart surgery yesterday. Please pray for Bowen who will be in recovery for several days. See www.bowensheart.com for the latest.
– Toledo’s ABC affiliate runs a compelling video/print feature covering Bowen’s surgery: http://abclocal.go.com/wtvg/story?section=news/local&id=7990647.
– Sanctus Real garners three GMA Dove Nominations: Song Of The Year and Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year for “Lead Me” and Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year for Pieces of a Real Heart.
– Pieces of a Real Heart sales track 135% ahead of Sanctus Real’s last album.
– Pieces Of A Real Heart garnered Sanctus Real its second GRAMMY nomination. Check out the photo of the band on the Red Carpet (sans Matt who was understandably at home with his family) http://www.grammy.com/photos/sanctus-real.
– New radio single “The Redeemer” just released to AC radio as the mega hit song, “Lead Me,” continues at No. 11 on the Billboard AC Monitored Chart after remaining No. 1 for nine weeks beginning Aug. 31, 2010. The band’s Rock single, “Take Over Me,” is No. 7 and climbing.