Big Daddy Weave Releases New Single “The Only Name” / “Redeem” Nominated for “Christian Song of the Year” at 2013 Billboard Music Awards

Brandon HaysMay 21, 2013 07:58 PM EDT

Big Daddy Weave recently released their third single, "The Only Name," from their album Love Come to Life to radio. This is the follow-up to their previous single, "Redeemed," which has been the most successful track of their career, spending 12 weeks at No. 1 on Christian radio charts, selling over 250,000 units and receiving numerous prestigious nominations for Christian music's "Song of the Year." In fact, this past Sunday, "Redeemed" was nominated for "Christian Song of the Year" at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards. The award ended up going to Matt Redman's "10,000 Reasons."  On June 1, the single will be up for "Song of the Year" at the K-LOVE Fan Awards. The awards are scheduled to take place at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.

The Dove Award-winning band also just wrapped the spring leg of "The Redeemed Tour" which included numerous sold out shows throughout its 49 dates in 27 states and featured artists Chris August, Mikeschair and Citizen Way. World Vision sponsored the tour which produced nearly 2,000 new child sponsorships. Stay tuned to for additional summer tour dates and the upcoming "The Only Name Tour" in the fall.

About Big Daddy Weave: 
Big Daddy Weave formed when its members got together at the University of Mobile. They stepped into the spotlight in 2002 with the release of their second album One and Only, which debuted in SoundScan's Christian Top 5 and saw the group nominated as Dove Awards New Artist of the Year. Their 2010 album Christ Has Come won a Dove for Christmas Album of the Year, and they recently released their first greatest hits compilation, The Ultimate Collection. They have been honored at ASCAP's Christian Music Awards, were chosen for the WOW Hits compilations in five of the last six years, and are one of the 10 most played artists at Christian radio over the past decade.

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