Fresh off taking home its fourth career GRAMMY Award at the 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards, Atlanta-based rock band Third Day, along with frontman Mac Powell, garnered a number of nominations for 41ST Annual GMA Dove Awards.
The band picked up mentions in the Special Event Album of the Year category for its contribution to the original motion picture soundtrack for Fireproof, as well as a nod in the Long Form Music Video of the Year category for Live Revelations: On Stage, Off Stage, Backstage, the project that netted the aforementioned a GRAMMY Award.
Third Day frontman Mac Powell also picked up a Dove Award nomination for Special Event Album of the Year for his work on the Glory Revealed II: The Word of God In Worship album, as well as a pair of nominations (as artist and songwriter) in the Inspirational Recorded Song of the Year category for “Since The World Began” from that same project.
About Third Day:
Over the past decade, the Atlanta-based, multi-Platinum rock band Third Day (made up of members Mac Powell, Tai Anderson, David Carr and Mark Lee) has racked up 27 No. 1 radio singles and sold 6.25 million albums. A recent Georgia Music Hall of Fame inductee, Third Day has garnered 24 career GMA Dove Awards, four GRAMMY Awards (from eleven career nominations), an American Music Award, three American Music Award nominations and multiple ASCAP honors for songwriting. As a credit to its songwriting, Third Day’s memorable “Call My Name,” off its Revelation project (7/29/08), was selected by country star Keith Urban as a bonus track on his Defying Gravity project.

As a top-ranked touring band, according to Pollstar magazine, Third Day has played for audiences reaching into the millions. Because of its mass appeal, Third Day has been featured by top media outlets including “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” (NBC), “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” (CBS), “60 Minutes” (CBS), ABC’s “Nightline,” USA Today, the New York Times, and even graced the cover of Billboard magazine (June 7, 2008). For more information on Third Day, please visit: www.ThirdDay.com.

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