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Breakout Christian Singer-Songwriter Anne Wilson Scores First Billboard Music Awards Nomination For Top Christian Song With "My Jesus"

Wilson's Latest Single, "God Thing," Is Out Now


Breakout Christian Singer-Songwriter Anne Wilson Scores First Billboard Music Awards Nomination


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NEWS SOURCE: Merge PR
April 14, 2022

14 April 2022 - Nashville, TN - Capitol CMG recording artist and songwriter Anne Wilson has landed her first Billboard Music Award Nomination for "Top Christian Song" with her breakout hit single "My Jesus," making her the only female nominated in the category. The 2022 Billboard Music Awards will be held live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 15th at 7pm CT/5pm PT and air on NBC. 
 
“I am blown away and forever grateful that I was nominated for a BBMA,” says Wilson. “I never dreamed this would happen but I’m so thankful for it. Thank you Billboard for supporting my music and believing in me!! All glory to God.” 
 
"My Jesus" was the longest-running No. 1 song on the Billboard Christian Airplay Chart of 2021 for seven weeks total. The song also made Wilson the first female artist to hit the top of the Billboard Christian Airplay chart with a debut song. Her soulful vocals and heartfelt lyrics have garnered the emerging artist more than 160 million career streams, making her one of the most successful debut acts of 2021.
 
Recently, Wilson announced the release of her upcoming major-label debut album, My Jesus, available everywhere next Friday, April 22nd. Pre-sale and pre-save for My Jesus is now available HERE
 
Additionally, this Saturday, April 16th, Wilson will be making her second appearance at the Grand Ole Opry. Wilson is also out on the road with Zach Williams and will join the “My People Tour” this summer with Crowder, We The Kingdom, and Patrick Mayberry. 
 
For additional information on Anne Wilson, including upcoming tour dates, please visit AnneWilsonOfficial.com
 
ABOUT ANNE WILSONSinger/songwriter Anne Wilson knows the healing power of music firsthand. The lyrics of Hillsong Worship’s “What A Beautiful Name” became a lifeline for the Lexington, Kentucky native after her brother was tragically killed in a car accident at the age of 23. Although she spent much of her childhood behind a piano, Wilson sang in front of an audience for the first time at her brother’s funeral. It was at that moment that she realized what she was born to do. A video of her moving performance organically circulated, eventually landing her a record deal. With a mesmerizing voice and a visible hunger for Jesus, the 20-year-old relies on personal journal entries and time spent in nature for songwriting inspiration.
 
Wilson’s introductory track, “My Jesus”—which she co-wrote with Jeff Pardo and Matthew West—is a warm invitation to experience her Savior in the same intimate way she knows Him. She released a debut three-track single—also titled My Jesus—for Capitol Christian Music Group in early 2021 and followed it up with a live EP, My Jesus (Live in Nashville). Her song, “My Jesus,” charted on the Spotify Viral 50, Shazam Top 200, and Rolling Stone Top 25 Trending charts. Her story was also featured in the Religion News Service and The Washington Post. She made her Opry debut on the iconic stage in September 2021. Wilson was featured in Billboard Magazine as the October 2021 Chart Breaker artist.


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