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Jeremy Camp Receives His First Grammy Nomination; BEC Recordings First Nod

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SEATTLE, WA...December 3, 2009...BEC Recordings’ Jeremy Camp was honored with his first GRAMMY nomination for Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album.  Camp was nominated for his 2008 release “Speaking Louder Than Before.” This news comes on the heels of his second American Music Award nomination last month. This also marks the label’s first musical GRAMMY nomination.

“I’m honored and blessed to be nominated,” shared Jeremy Camp upon receiving the news. “God’s grace is definitely abundant.”

The 52nd Annual GRAMMY nominations were announced last night during a special televised concert in Los Angeles at Club Nokia.  The 2010 GRAMMY awards will air live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA on January 31, 2010.  Camp is nominated along with Israel Houghton, Jars of Clay, Leeland and Mandisa in his category. 

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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, two American Music Award nominations (2007, 2009), 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.”  Websites: www.jeremycamp.com  / www.speakinglouderministries.com  Follow Jeremy on Twitter @jeremycamp