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02.22.2014
BIG DADDY WEAVE GETS R...

The Only Name Tour Gears Up as Big Daddy Weave's Single “The Only Name (Yours Will Be)” Celebrates Sixth Week at No. 1

 

BDW Promo photo with Brian

 

Dove Award-winning group Big Daddy Weave kicked off the second leg of “The Only Name Tour” on February 21 in Waukesha, WI, with special guests Group 1 Crew and Tim Timmons. The tour, with 40 dates running through May 3, will feature songs from their nine studio albums including the band’s latest and best-selling album Love Come to Life. They will also perform their No. 1 hits “Love Come To Life,” “Redeemed” and their current chart topper, “The Only Name (Yours Will Be),” which spent five weeks in the top spot on NCA and is currently in its sixth week at No. 1 on AC Monitored. 

 

“We're excited to get on the road and do what we love and feel so called to do,” says Big Daddy Weave lead singer Mike Weaver.  “The Bible says that we overcome the enemy by the blood of Jesus and the word of our testimonies. We are blessed to have Group 1 Crew and Tim Timmons as tour mates. Both have amazing life stories they will share and you’ll experience in their performances.  This will be a very musically diverse night, but with a heartbeat that will be consistent from the first down beat!”

 “The Only Name Tour” comes to Silverdale Baptist Church on April 3rd for the J103 19th Birthday Party thanks to Bellhaven University and Pediatric Dentistry of Cleveland and Ooltewah. To buy tickets now click here. 

 

 Dove Award-winning band Big Daddy Weave, one of Christian Music’s mainstays, is currently enjoying its career best-selling album, Love Come To Life, an album boasting three consecutive number one radio singles: “Love Come To Life,” “Redeemed,” and “The Only Name (Yours Will Be).” In 2013, Big Daddy Weave’s monster hit song and career best-selling track, “Redeemed,” spent 11 weeks at No. 1, and took home the prestigious trophy for “Song of the Year” at the first-ever K-LOVE Fan Awards, while receiving nominations for “Christian Song of the Year” at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards, and “Song of the Year” at the 2013 Dove Awards. The first Christian AC-Monitored radio chart of 2013 featured “Redeemed” in the number one position, while the first AC-Monitored chart of 2014 rang in with “The Only Name (Yours Will Be)” in the top spot. The band, comprised of Mike Weaver, Jay Weaver, Jeremy Redmon, Joe Shirk and Brian Beihl, formed when the original members were attending the University of Mobile. In 2002, Big Daddy Weave stepped into the spotlight with the release of its second album, One and Only, which debuted in SoundScan’s Christian Top 5 and earned them a Dove Award nomination for “New Artist of the Year.” In 2010, Big Daddy Weave took home the Dove Award for “Christmas Album of the Year” for its seventh album, Christ Is Come. The band has also been honored at ASCAP’s Christian Music Awards and BMI’s Christian Music Awards and is one of the 10 most played artists at Christian radio over the past decade.

 

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About Group 1 Crew:

Group 1 Crew has become one of the leading hip-hop focused acts in the Christian music scene, broadening the parameters of faith-based music with songs that percolate with energy and resonate with the truth of God’s grace. To date, the talented group has had six hit singles break into the Top 5 on Billboard’s Christian CHR chart, including,“He Said” (featuring Chris August), “His Kind of Love” and “Dangerous” which all went to No. 1.  They have earned five Dove Awards; three for the Rap/Hip-Hop Album Of the Year Category and two for the Rap/Hip-Hop Recorded Song with “Movin’” and “Walking on the Stars.” Group 1 Crew made their national TV performance debut on “The Mo’Nique Show” and their music has been featured in a variety of popular television shows, including NBC’s “America’s Got Talent,” FOX’s “The Simple Life,” Style Network’s “Kimora Lee Simmons: Life in the Fab Lane,” MTV’s “Run’s House,” and The CW’s “One Tree Hill.”

 

About Tim Timmons:

Tim Timmons, Reunion’s newest artist, strives to invite believers about Jesus to become followers of Jesus through his own personal story. Tim’s story is not living with an incurable cancer, but it is his perspective through it.  That message is passionately put forth on his label debut, Cast My Cares, which was released on June 4, 2013. It’s a record filled with tender ballads and powerful anthems that speak profoundly to this generation. Timmons’ earnest and compelling voice on the first single, “Starts With Me,” spurs the intellect and moves the heart. Cast My Caresinspires an awakening within the church. Join the revolution.

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