Premiere modern rock band Fireflight receives its first career GRAMMY nomination this week, with its third studio album For Those Who Wait announced in the Best Rock or Rap Gospel Album category last night by The Recording Academy®, as determined by the voting members of The Academy. For the third year, nominations for the annual GRAMMY Awards were announced on primetime television as part of “The GRAMMY® Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown To Music’s Biggest Night®,” a one-hour special broadcast live on CBS from Club Nokia at L.A. Live.
The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards will be held on “GRAMMY Sunday,” Feb. 13, 2011, at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles and once again will be broadcast live in high definition TV and 5.1 surround sound on CBS from 8 – 11:30 p.m. (ET/PT).
Released Feb. 9, 2010, For Those Who Wait debuted at No. 5 on the Nielsen SoundScan Current Contemporary Christian Album Chart. Along with superior album reviews, For Those Who Wait was named the No.1 “most anticipated album of 2010,” by Jesusfreakhideout.com. The project also gave the band its fifth career No. 1 radio single on the Rock format with lead single “Desperate,” followed by the title track’s performance as a Top 5 hit at Rock and Top 10 at CHR.
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