(Nashville, Tenn.) Aug. 26, 2009 - Christian music's GRAMMY, AMA and five-time Dove Award-winning Group of the Year, Casting Crowns performs on FOX News Channel's "Huckabee" show this weekend, airing at 8:00 p.m. ET on Saturday, Aug. 29 and re-airing Sunday, Aug. 30.
The Governor interviews lead singer and Pastor Mark Hall about the group's second trip to North Korea, performing in Pyongyang, D.P.R.K as a U.S. delegate in a nationally-televised arts festival. Huckabee, on bass guitar, also joins the band's performance of its blockbuster No. 1 hit song, "Voice Of Truth."
For more, visit www.castingcrowns.com.
About Casting Crowns:
Christian music's GRAMMY, AMA and five-time Dove Award-winning Group of the Year, Casting Crowns is headed by frontman/principal songwriter Mark Hall. The Atlanta-based band served as the featured guest artist at the 2009 National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C., performing for President Obama, Tony Blair and 3,000 dignitaries. Casting Crowns' third studio recording, The Altar and The Door, achieved an historical debut at No. 2 on The Billboard 200 chart with 130,000 first-week copies sold, making it the highest debut in the country that week and the second highest CD seller of any kind in America. The album wrapped 2008 as Billboard's No. 1 "Top Christian Album" of the year, and Casting Crowns was ranked the No.1 "Top Christian Album Artist." The top-selling group has sold 4.5 million records, and delivered eight consecutive No. 1 singles at Christian AC radio.
Casting Crowns will hit 41 cities this fall on its headlining "Until The Whole World Hears Tour," debuting new music from coast to coast off its upcoming fourth studio release. The seven band members remain active in local student ministry in the Atlanta area. Hall has worked 18 years in student ministry, serving as the Youth Pastor at Eagle's Landing First Baptist Church since 2001.
For more info on Casting Crowns, visit the JFH Artists Database.
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