NEWS SOURCE: Merge PR
10 April 2014 - Nashville, Tenn - Capitol CMG Label Group is proud to announce they have garnered nine 2014 Billboard Music Award nominations, which were announced live yesterday on "Good Morning America." Chris Tomlin received three nominations, Mandisa and Matthew West each received two nominations, while TobyMac and WOW 2014 were also recognized.
"We are so proud of our artists who were nominated for a Billboard Music Award and for being recognized for such an outstanding year," says Peter York, President, Capitol CMG Label Group. "We congratulate our Capitol CMG artists and all of their fellow nominees.
"The Billboard Music Awards finalists are based on key fan interactions with music, including album and digital singles sales, radio airplay, touring, streaming and social interactions on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, VEVO, Spotify as well as other online destinations for music. The awards are based on the reporting period of March 11, 2013 through March 9, 2014.
The 2014 Billboard Music Awards will be held live on May 18, 2014 from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, airing on ABC at 8pm ET / 7pm CT.
Capitol Christian Music Group's 2014 Billboard Music Awards nominees are:
Top Christian Artists
Top Christian Albums
Burning Lights by Chris Tomlin
WOW Hits 2014
Top Christian Songs
"Hello, My Name Is" by Matthew West
"Overcomer" by Mandisa
"Whom Shall I Fear (God Of Angel Armies)" by Chris Tomlin
The complete list of nominees can be found at www.billboard.com/bbma/finalists.