Inpop Records artist Article One walked away a winner from this year’s Covenant Awards held Friday, October 24. The band nabbed a win in the category of Pop/Contemporary Album of The Year for its May 2008 sophomore release, Colors & Sounds.
Additionally nominated in the category of Pop/Contemporary Song of The Year, Article One was extremely pleased with its victory. “We are very honoured to have been nominated in multiple categories this year and are especially proud of our win,” says Nathan Piche of Article One. “We put our heart and soul into this record, and it’s great to see our work being recognized back home in Canada.”
Produced by the Gospel Music Association Canada, the Covenant Awards is the pinnacle event in what is known as GMA Canada Week. Running from October 21-25, activities included a national music conference, artist showcases, talent search competition, worship night and industry awards banquet. The 30th Annual Covenant Awards took place at First Alliance Church in Calgary Alberta Canada. For more information and a complete list of winners, visit www.gmacanada.ca.
Founded by brothers Nathan and Matthew Piché, Article One formed five years ago in Ontario, Canada. Winner of the 2005 Kingdom Bound International Talent Search, Article One was additionally honored in 2006 with a Covenant Award nomination for New Artist of the Year. Having appeared on the 2007 SHOUTfest tour as well as newsboys’ spring 2008 “GO” Tour, the band performs an average of 150 dates annually. Currently, the band is part of Superchick’s fall “Rock What You Got” Tour. Article One released its sophomore project, Colors & Sounds, last May. Produced by Tedd T. (Mute Math, newsboys), Colors and Sounds is a departure from Article One’s conventional style, stretching the band artistically. For more information, visit: www.articleonemusic.com or www.myspace.com/articleonemusic
Date: 05 November 2008