“Love Take Me Over” already at No. 3 on Christian radio; Chapman currently on the road with Casting Crowns, Natalie Grant, Matthew West and more for “The Story Tour”; Chapman to appear on Fox & Friends and 700 Club this December
Nashville, Tenn. (December 2013) – Five-time GRAMMY® winner and highly acclaimed singer-songwriter Steven Curtis Chapman has wrapped his hectic and successful “The Glorious Unfolding Tour.” With special guests Laura Story and Jason Gray, Chapman sold out 17 shows on the coast-to-coast run in support of his new album, The Glorious Unfolding, which released earlier this year.
“Steven is a timeless professional with an incredible heart on and off stage. ‘The Glorious Unfolding Tour’ was one of the best tours of the year,” said Mike Alley, Director of 48Live Productions.
“‘The Glorious Unfolding Tour’ fall leg has been an incredible experience! I’m so grateful for Laura, Jason, my band and crew and everyone who came out to see us,” said Steven Curtis Chapman. “I’m so honored to still be getting to do this and I look forward to hitting the road again for the spring run with my great friends in February.” Chapman will launch a 2014 edition of “The Glorious Unfolding Tour” in February featuring special guests Josh Wilson and The Afters.
“If you’re a fan of anyone on the roster, The Glorious Unfolding Tour is a show you won’t want to let pass you by,” said Jesus Freak Hideout. “Steven is still going strong musically and as a performer decades after getting his start, and the mix of new and classic SCC tunes in the same setting is just proof of it.”
The success of the fall leg of the tour is equaled by the chart performance for Chapman’s lead single “Love Take Me Over.” The track is shooting up the charts, already reaching No. 4 on the Billboard Christian Songs chart and No. 3 on the Christian AC Indicator and Christian AC Monitored charts. Broadcasting to an audience of nearly 8 million, the song garnered 43 radio adds in its first week, one of the biggest debuts in Christian radio this year.
With a career that boasts 47 No. 1 singles and 11 million career albums sold, The Glorious Unfolding mark Chapman’s first all new studio record in over seven years. Hailed as a “landmark achievement and a career-defining record” by NewReleaseTuesday.com, the album received an impressive amount of acclaim and represents an important shift of mood in Chapman’s life and music.
Wrapping up the year, Chapman will appear on CBN’s 700 Club on December 13 and the highly-rated talk show Fox & Friends on December 15 to perform some of his cherished holiday hits and new songs from The Glorious Unfolding.
About Steven Curtis Chapman:
Steven Curtis Chapman has sold nearly eleven million records including two RIAA certified platinum albums and eight RIAA certified gold albums. Along with his five GRAMMY® awards and 16 nominations, Chapman has won an American Music Award, has recorded 47 No. 1 U.S. radio hits and been awarded 58 Dove Awards, more than any other artist to date. Since his recording career began in 1987, Chapman has recorded seventeen projects. He has performed at the White House and has appeared on multiple national programs via CBS, NBC, ABC, CNN, MSNBC, CMT, FOX News, the Hallmark Channel and E!, including Good Morning America, Larry King Live, Fox & Friends, Huckabee, CBS Sunday Morning, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and more. Chapman and his wife Mary Beth created Show Hope after bringing their first adopted daughter, Shaohannah, home from China in 2001. The ministry’s goal is to raise awareness about orphan care as well as to help families reduce the financial barrier of adoption. Now celebrating its 10th year of service, Show Hope has provided adoption grants to more than 4,000 families wishing to adopt orphans from around the world. Visit http://www.ShowHope.org.
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Source- The Media Collective