~ GRAMMY NOMINEE PHIL WICKHAM DEBUTS NEW SINGLE, “THIS IS OUR GOD” TODAY ~
Renowned singer, songwriter, worship leader and current GRAMMY-nominee Phil Wickham has released a brand new single today, “This Is Our God.” Available across all DSP’s today, the single is Wickham’s first since receiving his first GRAMMY nomination for the top-selling single “Hymn of Heaven” (Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song) as well as for co-writing Chris Tomlin’s track “Holy Forever.” The new single and nominations follow his recent collection of three Dove Awards for the Worship Song of the Year with his No. 1 track “Hymn of Heaven,” Worship Album of the Year (HYMN OF HEAVEN) and Songwriter of the Year (Artist).
“I am so thankful that when I sing to the God Jesus Christ I am not singing to some distant being far off, but I am singing to a God who came close, who came to save us and to rescue us,” shared Wickham about the track. track. “When we sing about our God, we sing about a God who loves without condition, who gives grace to the sinner, who saves the one who calls out, who pulls people out of the pit and brings them into His heavenly kingdom. This is our God. A God who saves, a God who redeems, a God who makes beauty from ashes and a God who renews. This is our manifesto. I cannot wait to sing this song with the church. This is our God.”
Who Is Phil Wickham?
Since his self-titled debut in 2006, Phil Wickham has emerged as a leader in the modern worship movement, penning countless songs sung in churches around the world. His RIAA Platinum®-certified single “This Is Amazing Grace” was his first career No. 1, holding the top spot for 13 consecutive weeks and named Billboard’s No. 1 “Christian Airplay Song of the Year” in 2014 and BMI’s “Christian Song of the Year” in 2015. His anthemic “Living Hope,” RIAA Gold®-certified, earned him a GMA Dove Award for “Worship Recorded Song of the Year” in 2019.
His latest project, Hymn of Heaven (June 25, 2021, Fair Trade Services), was written during a year when the family of God couldn’t physically gather in houses of worship around the world. “Hymn of Heaven is full of praise and thankfulness, just lifting up the name of Jesus and speaking what we really know the reality is even though we don’t see it,” he says.
“All I want to do is facilitate moments where people can encounter the presence of God.” “Battle Belongs” and “House Of The Lord,” both RIAA Gold®-certified singles, all topped the Christian radio charts along with “Hymn Of Heaven” as No. 1 singles at Christian radio. Hymn of Heaven earned Wickham five 2022 GMA Dove Award Nominations, winning in three of them for Worship Song of the Year (“Hymn of Heaven), Worship Album of the Year (Hymn of Heaven) and Songwriter of the Year (Artist). Wickham received his first GRAMMY nominations late when it was announced that his top-selling single “Hymn of Heaven” was nominated for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song. Additionally, Wickham is nominated in the same category as a co-writer for Chris Tomlin’s track “Holy Forever,” along with Tomlin, Jason Ingram, Brian Johnson and Jenn Johnson.
Wickham’s music has received hundreds of millions of streams across his catalog and platforms, with his discography including eight full-length projects, multiple Christmas releases, and a series of popular Singalong records that capture Wickham’s songs doing what they were always meant to do—giving people the language to sing to God. To find out more, visit PhilWickham.com.
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