Chris Tomlin Receives 1st CMA Award Nomination

Nashville, TN (September 2, 2020)
GRAMMY-winning Christian music artist Chris Tomlin has received his first-ever Country Music Association (CMA) Award nomination in the Music Event of the Year category for Thomas Rhett’s “Be A Light” with Reba, Hillary Scott and Keith Urban. The 54th Annual CMA Awards will broadcast live on Wednesday, Nov. 11 8:00 – 11:00 PM/EST on ABC.

“Be A Light” Lyric Video:

“The song brings such a beautiful message of hope to the world during a time like this,” said Chris. “What an honor it is to be among the artists Thomas asked to join him on ‘Be a Light.’ Thanks to the CMA for the nomination and congratulations to all the nominees.”

In August, Thomas Rhett and Florida Georgia Line joined Chris for performances on Late Late Show with James Corden and the Today Show to perform “Thank You Lord,” a song they wrote together for Chris’ #1 debuting album Chris Tomlin & Friends released on July 31.

Watch the Late Late Show with James Corden performance HERE:

Chris Tomlin & Friends features Chris with many of today’s biggest country music artists like Florida Georgia Line, who also executive produced the album, and Thomas Rhett as well as Lady A, Russell Dickerson, Chris Lane, RaeLynn, Cassadee Pope and Brett Young in addition to Bear Rinehart of NEEDTOBREATHE, Blessing Offor and We The Kingdom.