Sonrise Notes for January 29th...
…Jeremy Camp’s wife Adie has her own feature on GMC TV. Not only is she the wife of a recording artist, she’s also a singer, worship leader, a mother, and now a friend who’s offering a new outlook on things that YOU ask. Go to www.watchgmctv.com/adie and you can participate by submitting questions, and Adie will answer a selection via video blog.
… We heard “Busted Heart (Hold On to Me)” from the group For King & Country, and they’re part of the Winter Jam 2012 tour that features hosts Newsong, plus Skillet, Peter Furler, Kari Jobe, Sanctus Real, Building 429 and others. Tonight the tour will be in Cleveland, OH, and later this week in Evansville, IN; Louisville, KY; and Greensboro, NC. For dates and locations, click here.
…Sonrise birthdays this week include Elliot Torres from the group Salvador who celebrates his on Tuesday. Friday is the birthday of Petra’s John Schlitt, Dan Dean from Phillips Craig & Dean, and Janna Long from Avalon; and Saturday is the birthday of Randy Hoslapple from Caedman’s Call. Happy Birthday to YOU if you have one this week too!
...19 year-old Jamie Grace is already nominated for her first Grammy award for Best Contemporary Christian Music Song, for her hit “Hold Me.” Jamie co-wrote the song with TobyMac and Christopher Stephens. The other nominees in the category are “Blessings” from Laura Story, “I Lift My Hands” written by Chris Tomlin, Matt Maher and Louie Giglio, “Strong Enough” from Matthew West and “Your Love” penned by Brandon Heath and Jason Ingram. We’ll find out who wins two weeks from tonight on CBS.
…The band Abandon is writing a new song with Phil Wickham.
…Newsboys have a new song out called “God’s Not Dead” and you can check out the video by clicking here