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Plumb's 'I Need You Now' Nominated for Four Dove Awards

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    Plumb joins Winter Jam 2013.
By Justin Sarachik, Christian Post Reporter
August 22, 2013|4:03 pm

Christian recording artist PLUMB received four nominations for the 44th Annual Dove Awards.

The song "Need You Now (How Many Times)" is nominated for Song of the Year, Pop/Contemporary Song of the Year, and Contemporary Christian Performance of the Year, and her album Need You Now is nominated for Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year.

Need You Now Producer Matt Bronleewe is nominated in the Producer of the Year category.

"I am both humbled and thrilled to be recognized by the GMA and the Dove Awards; it is truly an honor to be a part of this community of artists and music," said Plumb in a press release. "Most importantly, I'm grateful to have this platform to unapologetically share my hope in Jesus."

Need You Now is Plumb's sixth studio album and has spent significant time on the Billboard Christian sales charts since its release in February. Title single "Need You Now" presaged the breakout album, soaring to #1 on iTunes Christian, hitting #1 on multiple formats and charting for over a year on the Billboard Christian Radio Charts. Now, the single's remix is currently boasting a Top 5 and rising on the Billboard Hot Dance Charts.

PLUMB, is joining the lineup for WINTER JAM 2013 WEST alongside artists such as Newsboys, Crowder, Tenth Avenue North, Thousand Foot Krutch, Newsong, Building 429 and many more.

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The tour will run throughout the month of November starting on the 8th.

"I'm thrilled to be part of Winter Jam 2013 West," said Plumb in a press release. "That tour and those crowds are always some of the best, and I'm really looking forward to being part of the fun!"

Plumb is also beginning her own headlining tour, her first in seven years.

The tour, sponsored by Metro World Child, kicks off in September, and will hit 24 cities along with artists Josh Wilson and Mikeschair.

The new album, Need You Now, hit the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Christian chart for five straight weeks. "One Drop," her new single, was as high as the no. 23 spot.

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