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CHART TOPPING BRANDON HEATH
GARNERS THREE GRAMMY NOMINATIONS

54th Annual GRAMMY Awards® Air Feb. 12, 2012, Live on CBS




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NEWS SOURCE: Provident Label Group
December 1, 2011

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) December 1, 2011 - Christian music's two-time GMA Male Vocalist of the Year and multiple GRAMMY Award® nominee Brandon Heath was honored again with an impressive three nominations from The Recording Academy® during last night's hour-long special broadcast, "The GRAMMY® Nominations Concert Live!! - Countdown To Music's Biggest Night®," which aired live on CBS from Nokia Theatre at L.A. LIVE.

Heath's nominations were earned across three categories. His eight-week No. 1 radio hit, "Your Love" (from his 1/18/2011 project, Leaving Eden) was honored in both Best Gospel / Contemporary Christian Music Performance and Best Contemporary Christian Music Song, an honor he shares with co-writer Jason Ingram. Leaving Eden was recognized in the Best Contemporary Christian Music Album category.

The 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards® ceremony will be held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif. on Sunday, February 12, 2012.

The acclaimed singer/songwriter will soon wrap a very successful touring year in support of the Leaving Eden. Fans actively supported tour dates in 96 cities, including 45 headlining concerts with opener, Britt Nicole.

A draw for Heath's fans is his ability to connect on a personal level with his audience. His album's title track "Leaving Eden" developed into a campaign that's taken on a life of its own. Based on the "Leaving Eden" theme, Brandon has challenged himself, and those around him, to reflect on three questions: 1) What Is Your Eden? 2) What Is Your Apple? 3) What Is Your Heart? Visit BrandonHeath.net to watch videos and read Brandon's thoughts on each topic. Brandon also invites people to join him in the conversations on his site, where many have already shared their personal "Edens," "apples," and "hearts."

About Brandon Heath
Since Brandon Heath debuted on Reunion Records with Don't Get Comfortable (2006) he has become one of Christian music's most beloved and respected artists and songwriters having been twice honored with the GMA Male Vocalist of the Year (2009 and 2010), an Emmy Award, five GRAMMY nominations, an American Music Award nomination and has garnered multiple GMA Dove Awards and songwriting honors. His award winning songs paired with his signature vocals reflect a soaring radio career that includes four No. 1 hits: "I'm Not Who I Was," "Wait and See," the 2009 GMA Dove Award winning Song of the Year, "Give Me Your Eyes," and the eight-week chart topper, "Your Love."

Heath, a Nashville native, first began writing at age 13 and credits his hometown's legendary hotspot for songwriters, the Bluebird Café, as the place he first experienced music that moved him. His artistry and ability to connect with audiences have compelled countless media outlets across the nation to platform his story and music. Coverage includes Billboard magazine, "CBS Evening News with Katie Couric," Relevant magazine and a 2011 feature by the Wall Street Journal.

Other key spotlights include Heath's "Give Me Your Eyes" (What If We 8/19/2008) which was selected for The Discovery Channel's "On The Case With Paula Zahn," as well as a feature by the Sunday edition of The New York Times as a GRAMMY-nominated newcomer "that shouldn't be allowed to slip through the cracks."

Heath's third album, Leaving Eden (1/18/2011) debuted No. 1 on the Billboard Christian Sales chart and is supported by non-stop direct-support and headlining tours. The hit maker's most recent single "The Light In Me" released to radio on 4/29 and set in motion momentum driving his 45-city "Leaving Eden Fall Tour," with special guest, Britt Nicole.

For more information on Brandon Heath and Leaving Eden, please visit: www.brandonheath.net, www.providentpress.com and follow Brandon Heath's Twitter at www.twitter.com/brandonheath

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