|Jeremy Camp named Songwriter of the Year!
17 April 2006
It was an unusually busy last week for BEC Recordings artist Jeremy Camp. Not only was he up for five awards at the 37th Annual GMA Music Awards held Wednesday, April 5th, Camp was again named Songwriter of the Year as well as nabbing Song of the Year at the 28th Annual ASCAP Christian Music Awards. Yet, his best award of all was welcoming to the world his new daughter, Arianne Mae.
Camp and wife, Adie, are elated at the birth of their second daughter, Arianne Mae, who decided to join the Camp family in the early morning of Wednesday, April 5th. Arianne Mae was born at 1:44 am, weighing 5 lbs 13 oz. and was 19 inches long. She is joined by her proud big sister, Isabella Rose, now 18 months. The entire family is doing well.
Kicking off the week, on Monday, April 3rd Camp was awarded top honors at the 28th Annual ASCAP Christian Music Awards. For the second year in a row, he was named Songwriter of the Year for penning his hit singles “Take You Back” and “This Man,” as well as winning Song Of The Year for “Take You Back.” A photo of Camp accepting his awards is attached to this press release. Please visit www.ascap.com for ASCAP’s press release and more information.
Camp also won yet another Dove Award, this time in the Special Event Album category for his participation on Music Inspired by the Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe. Camp wrote and performed the song “Open Up Your Eyes” for the multi-artist project. Camp was also nominated in four other categories: Best Male Vocalist, Artist of the Year, Rock Recorded Single for “Lay Down My Pride,” and Pop/Contemporary Album for Restored. Now adding this new Dove to his shelf, Camp has a total of five GMA Awards, as he was 2004 and 2005’s Male Vocalist of the Year, 2004’s New Artist of the Year, and 2005’s Rock Recorded Song for “Stay” from his debut release, Stay.
Camp is returning to the studio to record for his upcoming fall 2006 release on BEC Recordings. More information to come!
From sales to radio and from media to touring, Jeremy Camp is continuing to make a definitive mark in the industry with his hit songs and ability to capture audiences of all ages. With an amazing nine No. 1 back to back radio hits under his belt, Camp has graced the covers of Pollstar, CCM, Breakaway and Christian Music Planet, and has also garnered praise from such publications as Billboard, CCM, CRW and R&R, and CCM named him 2005’s Reader’s Choice for Favorite Artist and Favorite Male Artist. His current project is the popular Jeremy Camp: Live and Unplugged DVD/CD. For more information and his touring schedule, please visit www.JeremyCamp.com and www.becrecordings.com.
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