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SANCTUS REAL RECEIVES RIAA-CERTIFIED GOLD CERTIFICATION FOR THEIR HIT SINGLE "CONFIDENCE"

Band Takes "Won't Let Me Go" To Radio Today While Wrapping Up Their Spring Tour


Sanctus Real Receives RIAA Gold Certification For 'Confidence'

Sanctus Real is: Mark Graalman, Dustin Lolli, and Chris Rohman


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NEWS SOURCE: Merge PR
May 20, 2022

20 May 2022 - Nashville, TN - The award-winning band Sanctus Real celebrates the recent RIAA Gold® certification of their hit single "Confidence." The song is from 2020's Changed, their first full-length from the band's indie label Framework Records, and features the group's new lead vocalist Dustin Lolli.
 
On the heels of the success of "Confidence," their single "Won't Let Me Go" goes for adds at radio today. The song is also the title track on their latest five-song project, which was released on April 22. "Won't Let Me Go" was produced and co-written with David Spencer ("In Jesus Name [God of Possible]" from Katy Nichole).
 
Chris Rohman, Sanctus Real's guitarist, shares, "We’ve spent the last two years, as many have, wondering if we had taken for granted the sense of ‘normal’ we initially longed for in the midst of a worldwide pandemic. It didn’t take long for us to realize that nothing about this life is normal! There’s no hiding the fact that we live in a broken world and in that brokenness, we have always had an anchor through the good and the bad."
 
He continues, "We wrote most of these new songs in response to seeing God’s faithfulness all around us during an incredibly difficult time. 'Won’t Let Me Go' is a statement of worship to our Savior, a profession that even in the darkest places, even when our faith is shaking, we know that God will never let us go. We’ve seen this to be true and we hope others can find solace in the simplicity of that statement as well." 
"Won't Let Me Go" follows "My God Is Still The Same," which held its spot on the Billboard Audience chart for more than 40 weeks, peaking at No. 2 while accumulating 13MM total streams.
 
Won't Let Me Go tracklisting:
1. Won’t Let Me Go
2. My God Is Still the Same
3. Rebel
4. How Many Times
5. Used To Be
 
Additionally, Sanctus Real wraps their latest tour this weekend in their home state of Ohio. Touring around the U.S. this spring with Stars Go Dim and Tim Timmons, Sanctus Real partnered with Destiny Rescue to help spread its message to everyone who was able to experience the tour. 
 
"We are incredibly grateful to have a platform where we can share the heart behind an organization like Destiny Rescue," the band shares collectively. "The work they do helps to save, on average, seven victims a day from sex trafficking. In a world where there are roughly one million children trapped in this industry, we feel a desperate need to get the word out on how we as a community of believers can help. Destiny Rescue is making a huge impact for the Kingdom with the work they do by not only saving those forced into unspeakable circumstances but by providing education and Christian rehabilitation for those they rescue. As a band whose mission has been for more than 20 years to share about God’s goodness and redemption, it’s an honor to speak on behalf of this organization and allow our audience the opportunity to become rescue partners!" Find out more HERE

About Sanctus Real: Formed in 1996, the Ohio-based trio has seen major success over its 25-year career span, earning two Grammy Award nominations, a GMA Dove Award and six GMA Dove nominations. With a total of nine studio albums, most recently 2019's “Unstoppable God,” which was the follow-up to 2018's “Changed,” Sanctus Real has accumulated eight No. 1s and eight Top 5 singles on multiple Christian radio formats. 
 
To date, the band has sold more than 1.2 million albums and its music has been streamed 210 million-plus times globally. With a cumulative radio audience totaling 3.7 billion, Sanctus Real also has more than 25 million lifetime YouTube streams and thousands of days clocked on the road traveling all over the world, touring with other established artists such as MercyMe, Jeremy Camp, needtobreathe, and Skillet.
Since their inception, Sanctus Real has been consistently writing and recording life-changing music while touring their songs around the world. With their more recent releases such as "Confidence" and "Unstoppable God," the band is also well-known for earlier hits "Lead Me," "Forgiven," and "Whatever You’re Doing," among many others. Further information and upcoming tour dates can be found at SanctusReal.com and their socials below. 


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