2016 Harvest America
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Harvest America is a live nationwide event, streamed from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, to thousands of participating locations across the country—including churches, theaters, businesses, and living rooms.
Featuring performances by top Christian artists and a clear gospel message by Greg Laurie, the goal of Harvest America is to impact a nation desperately in need of hope.
March 6, 2016
1 AT&T Way,
Arlington, TX 76011
Special Guest / Musician Bios
One of today's leading and most-sung artists in contemporary Christian music, Chris Tomlin is a singer and songwriter who inspires his listeners with worship music that points people to God. Winning 19 Dove Awards, including several for Male Vocalist of the Year and Artist of the Year, Chris has also won a Grammy Award for his album And If Our God Is For Us in 2012. In 2014, the release of Tomlin's tenth studio album, Love Ran Red, featured the hit singles Waterfall and Jesus Loves Me. Recently, his newest song, Good, Good Father has scaled Billboard's Christian charts and debuted on Christian Digital Songs at No. 1 with 8,000 first-week downloads sold, according to Nielsen Music. Chris Tomlin's desire is to write songs that are special to the church and that convey worship and love for God.
Lecrae, a Christian hip hop artist, songwriter, record producer and actor, began his music ministry performing at a juvenile detention center. It was there that he realized his desire to bring hope and encouragement through music. Since 2005, Lecrae has risen to one of the biggest Christian music artists, receiving recognition on the Billboard 200 for his latest album Anomaly debuting at No. 1. He is the president, co-owner and co-founder of the independent record label Reach Records, and the co-founder and president of the non-profit organization ReachLife Ministries, providing ministry leaders with resources to carry on the message of the gospel to urban communities and the hip hop culture. Throughout his career, Lecrae has remained faithful to his calling to bring a message of hope and inspiration to all who hear his music.
With a focus on communicating and connecting with people through their music, Grammy Award winning band Switchfoot, co-founded in 1996 by brothers Tim and Jon Foreman, has had early success since coming to the Christian rock scene. Recording nine albums since 1997 including Nothing Is Sound, Oh! Gravity, and Vice Verses, Switchfoot's music is a testimony to writing songs that reflect faith, hope, and love in a unique way. Their album Learning to Breathe, which sold over 500,000 copies and achieved gold status, earned them a Grammy nomination for Best Rock Gospel Album in 2001. Named artist of the year and winning for rock contemporary song and shortform video honors for Dare You to Move at the 2005 GMA Dove Awards, their continued dedication to creating quality music saw the release of their album Hello Hurricane which won the 2011 Grammy Award for Best Rock Gospel Album. Their latest album, Fading West, debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Christian Gospel Chart and at No. 6 in the Top 200.
Formed in 1994, MercyMe found its way into the spotlight with its subsequent release of I Can Only Imagine, which gained popularity in both Christian and mainstream markets. Since then, MercyMe has continued to produce top-quality albums as a multi-platinum band and has enjoyed several Grammy nominations and multiple Dove awards. In 2009, Billboard named MercyMe's Word of God Speak the No. 1 Christian Song of the Decade. Their eighth studio album, released in 2012, The Hurt & The Healer, debuted at No. 7 on the Billboard 200 chart and was written as a reminder to people that they are redeemed and sanctified in Jesus Christ. Their spectacular collection has only been enhanced by the addition of Welcome to the New, with their song Flawless debuting at No. 8 on the Top Christian Hits Chart. In 2015, MercyMe earned its fifth American Music Award Nomination for Contemporary Inspirational Favorite Artist.