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Jeremy Camp Nominated For 2009 American Music Award

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JEREMY CAMP NOMINATED FOR 2009 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARD
Fans Determine Winner for November 22nd ABC Aired Awards

SEATTLE, WA...October 13, 2009...Jeremy Camp was nominated today for his second American Music Award in the Contemporary Inspirational category.  Nominations were announced this morning in Beverly Hills, CA for the 2009 36th Annual American Music Awards. The live broadcast will take place at the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE on Sunday, November 22nd (8:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT) on ABC. Camp was nominated along with Brandon Heath and Mary Mary in the Contemporary Inspirational category.

For the third year in a row, fans determine the winners of the AMAs.  Fans are able to go to http://abc.go.com/shows/american-music-awards/vote to vote for Jeremy Camp starting today.  Nominees were selected from data from The Nielsen Company's Broadcast Data Systems, monitoring radio airplay and Soundscan. A complete list of nominees can be found here: http://abc.go.com/shows/american-music-awards/nominations

Camp is currently on his headlining tour, "Speaking Louder Than Before," with Natalie Grant and Bebo Norman. The tour presently spans across the nation through November 21st.  To learn about local ministry opportunities to get involved during this tour, visit the ministry homepage (www.speakinglouderministries.com). This 30+ city tour is sponsored by Compassion International, as well as media partnered with the Gospel Music Channel.  GMC is promoting the tour and presenting exclusive updates both on-air and online at www.gospelmusicchannel.com/jeremycamp.


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About Jeremy Camp: Since his debut BEC Recordings' project in 2002 ("Stay"), Jeremy Camp has made a definitive mark in the industry with his ability to compose hit songs and capture audiences of all ages selling more than three million records.  Following his Gold-selling debut, Camp has released four additional studio projects, which have garnered a total of three RIAA Gold-Selling albums.  With 17 career No. 1 radio hits under his belt, Jeremy Camp is clearly a powerhouse on the radio waves nationwide across all formats (CHR, AC, INSPO, and Rock).  Jeremy has the most consecutive No. 1 singles at AC Monitored since 2003 when R&R began their Christian chart. His debut single from "Speaking Louder Than Before," "There Will Be A Day" hit the top on three formats on AC Indicator (16 weeks), CHR (10 weeks) and AC Monitored (6 weeks).  Jeremy Camp has also been honored with multiple Dove-nominations and five awards, a 2007 American Music Award nomination, and three-time ASCAP Christian Music Awards "Songwriter of the Year" (2008, 2006, 2005) winner including "Song of the Year" (2006).  In 2008, Jeremy Camp was voted for the fifth consecutive year in a row by readers on Christianity Today's music site as the "Best Male Artist." Camp was also recently honored with the RIAA Multi-Platinum Certification of his long-form video and worship project "Live Unplugged."  This award ushers in a new project from Camp that is releasing on November 17th, which features a collection of 14 live songs.