Press Release Guy Penrod Live
New LIVE Hymns & Worship CD and DVD Resonate with Listeners
NASHVILLE, Tenn.—February 15th, 2016—GRAMMY® and GMA DOVE Award-winning recording artist Guy Penrod celebrated a successful first week of sales this week for his new, LIVE recording.
LIVE Hymns & Worship (Gaither Music Group/Servant Records) claimed the No. 1 position on the Southern Gospel chart as well as the No. 2 position on the Contemporary Christian Music chart, according to Nielsen Soundscan. The all-new DVD, recorded at Thomas Road Baptist Church at Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA, landed at No. 1 on the Christian Music Video chart and No. 1 on the Billboard Music Video chart.
Produced by Penrod, the new CD and DVD feature some of today’s most cherished hymns and popular worship songs performed in keys and arrangements that are “accessible,” making it easy for concert-goers and congregations to sing along with him. Featuring the Liberty University Center for Worship Choir, the evening included a long set list of classic and contemporary favorites.
The nationally acclaimed, award-winning vocalist is one of the most popular artists featured on the Gaither Homecoming Video Series. The DVD includes behind-the-scenes footage with the Penrod Family, allowing viewers to “spend some time” with them on their farm and hear messages behind the music through an up-close interview on their front porch with Penrod, whose career boasts combined sales in excess of four million units.
LIVE Hymns & Worship is positioned in retail outlets everywhere and is currently airing as part of a television special on Dish TV (Gaither TV, Channel 276), PBS, GaitherTV, TBN, RFD, FamilyNet, CTN, GMC, GMTN, Guardian, Liberty, TCT and TLN. It is airing in Canada on Vision TV, CTS, The Miracle Channel and Hope TV.
The new CD and DVD are distributed by Capitol Christian Distribution and are available at retail and digital outlets worldwide including iTunes, Amazon, www.gaither.com and www.guypenrod.com.
For further information visit www.guypenrod.com, connect at facebook.com/GuyPenrod or follow Guy on Twitter: @GuyPenrod.
LIVE Hymns & Worship CD Song Listing:
01. Leaning on the Everlasting Arms
02. Take My Life
03. Victory in Jesus
04. You Reign
05. The Old Rugged Cross
06. Amazing Love / Word of God Speak (Medley)
07. Rock of Ages / I Stand Amazed (Medley)
08. We'll Understand It Better By and By
09. No, Not One! / This World Is Not My Home (Medley)
10. Amazing Grace
11. Revelation Song
12. `Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus
13. You Never Let Go
14. Trading My Sorrows
15. Shout to the Lord
16. When Love Was Slain
17. Because He Lives
LIVE Hymns & Worship DVD Song Listing:
01. Leaning on the Everlasting Arms
02. Down at the Cross
03. Count Your Blessings
04. Take My Life
05. Victory in Jesus
06. He Hideth My Soul
07. You Reign
08. The Old Rugged Cross
09. Amazing Love / Word of God Speak
10. Rock of Ages / I Stand Amazed
11. We'll Understand It Better By and By
12. No, Not One! / This World Is Not My Home
13. Amazing Grace
14. Revelation Song
15. 'Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus
16. You Never Let Go
17. Trading My Sorrows
18. Shout to the Lord
19. When Love Was Slain
20. Does Jesus Care?
21. Because He Lives
ABOUT GUY PENROD
With over 330,000 Facebook followers and fans around the world, Guy Penrod is one of the most in-demand touring artists in Christian music. His DVD, The Best of Guy Penrod is certified platinum by the RIAA. A vocal powerhouse, Penrod travels throughout the U.S. and abroad in addition to making multiple media appearances including radio’s “The Mike Huckabee Show,” RFD-TV’s top-rated “Larry’s Country Diner” and one of North America’s most popular Christian television programs “100 Huntley Street.” Additionally, Penrod hosts DayStar Television’s Emmy Award-winning “Gospel Music Showcase” program.
Known for his country styling, Penrod’s music has been applauded in the Gospel as well as country formats. He has appeared on “The Grand Ole Opry” and on numerous country recordings. His Hymns recording (Gaither Music Group/ Servant Records), debuted at #1 on the Nielsen SoundScan Southern Gospel retail chart and became the top-selling southern Gospel album of 2012. In 2011, he became a Texas Gospel Music Hall of Fame inductee; and he was inducted alongside the Gaither Vocal Band into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame in 2014.