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Zach Williams Celebrates Platinum And Gold Certifications




Zach Williams with his RIAA Platinum and Gold certified records


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NEWS SOURCE: Merge PR
March 4, 2020

4 March 2020 - Franklin, TN - Provident Label Group is proud to announce multi-award-winning artist Zach Williams has been awarded two RIAA Award certifications: his GRAMMY ®-winning album Chain Breaker is officially RIAA Gold ® and his debut single, "Chain Breaker," has reached RIAA Platinum ® certification.
 
Williams recently celebrated this achievement with family and industry friends at an exclusive event held in Franklin, Tennessee, pictured below.




Pictured with Williams are, L-R: Jonathan Smith, producer, co-writer; Terry Hemmings, CEO, Provident Label Group; Mia Fieldes, co-writer


It was also announced last week that Williams dropped a new song, "Empty Grave," in celebration of the Easter season. Available now at all digital outlets, h e will be sharing "Empty Grave" live when he embarks on his spring run of "The Rescue Story Tour," which kicks off this Thursday, March 5 and runs through May 9.  Be sure to visit his  website  for the latest information.
 
ABOUT ZACH WILLIAMS:  As a husband, father, recording artist, and songwriter, GRAMMY® winner (Best Contemporary Christian Album,  Chain Breaker , 2018), four-time GRAMMY nominee, and multi-GMA Dove Awards winner, Zach Williams continues to make history. Achieving two consecutive radio No. 1 hits for 35 weeks as a debut artist ("Chain Breaker," "Old Church Choir") Williams' music comes from a place of humility and honesty as his songs are a direct reflection of God's redemption in his life.
 
His record-breaking single "Chain Breaker," now certified RIAA Platinum, has impacted millions of people around the world, earning Williams his first GRAMMY nomination in 2017 for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song, two Billboard Music Award nominations (Top Christian Song, Top Christian Album) and a 2018 American Music Award nomination for Favorite Artist - Contemporary Inspirational. He also received another GRAMMY nod in 2019 for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album, Survivor: Live from Harding Prison and in 2020 for "Rescue Story" ( Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song) . The album Chain Breaker has just been certified RIAA Gold, and the singles "Old Church Choir" and "Fear Is a Liar" are also both gold certified. 
 
Williams, who performed with Dolly Parton ("There Was Jesus") at the 2019 Country Music Awards, has won four GMA Dove Awards (Artist of the Year, New Artist of the Year; Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year, "Chain Breaker" and Pop/Contemporary Song “Old Church Choir”) and a K-LOVE Fan Award (“Chain Breaker,” Breakout Single). Williams was also named Billboard's 2017 Top Christian Male Vocalist and New Artist of the Year, as well as CCM Fan Awards' Favorite New Artist Of The Year. Apple Music chose him as Artist of the Week (2016), while "Chain Breaker" was the top track of 2016 on iTunes' Christian Songs chart and also reached No. 12 on Billboard's Hot Rock Songs chart. Williams has also been awarded by BMI with four Citation of Achievement awards for his singles "Chain Breaker," "Old Church Choir," and "Fear Is a Liar," recognizing the songs for their national popularity and reach.
 
For more information, visit ZachWilliamsMusic.com

For more info on Zach Williams, visit the JFH Artists Database.


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