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BRANDON HEATH ANNOUNCES FALL LEG OF ŰTHE LEAVING EDEN TOURÝ
Posted May 19, 2011

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BRANDON HEATH ANNOUNCES FALL LEG OF ŰTHE LEAVING EDEN TOURÝ

Special Guest Britt Nicole Joins Two-Time GMA Male Vocalist Of The Year

(Nashville, Tenn.) May 19, 2011 ˝ Reunion RecordsÝ cornerstone artist Brandon Heath, twice-honored as the Gospel Music AssociationÝs Male Vocalist of the Year, brings the stories, messages and meaning of his most recent project Leaving Eden (1/18) to life again this fall, as his ýLeaving Edenţ tour makes its way around the U.S.

HeathÝs amazing skill as singer and songwriter has continued to be bolstered by his presence as a live performer, most recently on the Shelter Tour with label mates Jars of Clay and HeathÝs own headlining tours. Crowds have been caught up in experiencing hits such as ýYour Love,ţ the song that recently held an 8-week run in the No. 1 chart position, and ýIÝm Not Who I Wasţ as well as the 2009 Dove-winning Song of the Year ýGive Me Your Eyesţ

This fall, Sparrow RecordsÝ artist Britt Nicole joins Heath as the ýLeaving Edenţ tour impacts nearly 40 cities around the country. A final list of venues, tour sponsors and strategic partnerships associated with the ýLeaving Edenţ tour will be announced in the coming weeks.

Tour cities for the ýLeaving Edenţ tour featuring Brandon Heath with special guest Britt Nicole, include:

10/6: Elmhurst, Ill. ˝ Elmhurst Church
10/7: Anderson, Ind. ˝ Madison Park Church
10/8: Buffalo, N.Y.*
10/9: Fairmont, W.Va. ˝ Trinity AOG
10/13: York, Pa. ˝ Pullo Center
10/14: Cicero, N.Y. ˝ BelieverÝs Chapel
10/15: Blakely, Pa. ˝ Peckville AOG
10/16: Cincinnati, Ohio ˝ Christ Church at Mason
10/20: Lansing, Mich. ˝ Great Lakes Christian College
10/21: Ft. Wayne, Ind. ˝ Embassy Theater*
10/22: Grand Rapids, Mich. - Community Reformed Church
10/23: Waukesha, Wisc. ˝ Fox River Christian Church
10/27: Tulsa, Okla. ˝ Convention Center Ballroom*
10/28: Houston, Texas ˝ Woodlands Church*
10/29: Dallas, Texas ˝ Spring Valley UMC*
10/30: Kansas City, Mo. ˝ Colonial Presbyterian*
11/3: Dothan, Ala. ˝ Ridgecrest Baptist
11/4: Charleston, S.C.*
11/5: Raleigh, N.C.*
11/6: Savannah, Ga. ˝ Johnny Mercer Theater
11/12: Aiken, S.C. ˝ Millbrook Baptist
11/13: Fletcher, N.C. ˝ Lelia Patterson Center
11/15: Knoxville, Tenn. ˝ Chilowhee Baptist Church*
11/17: Simpsonville, S.C. ˝ Brookwood Church
11/18: Atlanta, Ga.*
11/19: Fayetteville, Ga. ˝ New Hope Baptist
11/25: Phoenix, Ariz. ˝ Pure Heart Christian Fellowship*
11/26: Los Angeles, Calif.*
11/29: Modesto, Calif.*
11/30: Monterey, Calif.*
12/1: Santa Rosa, Calif. ˝ Spring Hills Community Church*
12/2: Sacramento, Calif. ˝ Sunset Christian*
12/3: Portland, Ore.*
12/4: Seattle, Wash.*
12/6: Nampa, Idaho ˝ Christian Faith Center*
12/7: Twin Falls, Idaho ˝ Lighthouse Christian Fellowship*
12/8: Denver, Colo.*
12/10: Midland, Texas ˝ Golf Course Rd. COC*
12/11: Shreveport, La.*
(Complete details forthcoming)

About Brandon Heath:
Since the 2006 debut of DonÝt Get Comfortable, Christian musicÝs beloved and twice honored GMA Male Vocalist of the Year (2009 and 2010), Brandon Heath, has won an Emmy Award, been nominated for two GRAMMYs, an American Music Award and has garnered multiple GMA Dove Awards and songwriting honors. His award winning songs paired with HeathÝs signature vocals reflect the Nashville nativeÝs soaring radio career that includes four No. 1 hits: ýIÝm Not Who I Was,ţ ýWait and See,ţ the 2009 GMA Dove Award winning Song of the Year, ýGive Me Your Eyes,ţ and the eight-week chart topper, ýYour Love.ţ

Heath first began writing at age 13 and credits his hometownÝs legendary hotspot for songwriters, the Bluebird Caf╚, as the place he first experienced music that moved him. HeathÝs artistry and ability to connect with audiences have compelled countless media outlets across the nation to platform his story and music. Coverage includes Billboard magazine, ýCBS Evening News with Katie Couric,ţ Relevant, magazine and a 2011 feature by the Wall Street Journal.

Other key spotlights include HeathÝs ýGive Me Your Eyesţ (What If We 8/19/2008) which was selected for The Discovery ChannelÝs ýOn The Case With Paula Zahn,ţ as well as a feature by the Sunday edition of The New York Times as a GRAMMY-nominated newcomer ýthat shouldn't be allowed to slip through the cracks.ţ

HeathÝs third album, Leaving Eden (1/18/2011) debuted No. 1 on the Billboard Christian Sales chart and is supported by non-stop direct-support and headlining tours. The hit makerÝs new single ýThe Light In Meţ released to radio on 4/29 and set in motion momentum driving his
40-city ýLeaving Eden Fall Tour,ţ with special guest, Britt Nicole. For additional information please visit www.brandonheath.net

About Britt Nicole:
Sparrow Record's recording artist and 2011 Dove Female Vocalist nominee, Britt Nicole burst onto the Christian music scene in 2007. Since then, she has established herself as a pop-rock mainstay with her deep, honest lyrics and soaring vocals as evidenced by her No. 1 debut on the Billboard Top Christian Albums chart, No. 62 on the Billboard 200, with her sophomore project, The Lost Get Found, (Aug. 11, 2009) produced by Robert Marvin (Mat Kearney, tobyMac) and Dan Muckala (Brandon Heath, Backstreet Boys). The album also went straight to No. 1 on iTunesÝ Christian/Gospel Top Albums chart, and peaked in the Top 10 on iTunes Top 100 albums chart. The lead single, ýThe Lost Get Found,ţ rocketed to No. 1 on the Radio & Records CHR chart, spending eight consecutive weeks in the top position while climbing to No. 1 on iTunesÝ Christian/Gospel Top Songs chart as well. The Lost Get Found also delivered hit songs such as "Walk On The Water," "Hanging On," and "Headphones." This studio-release followed Britt's debut album, Say It, which also produced three Top 10 radio singles ýYou,ţ ýSet the World on Fire,ţ and ýBelieve.ţ

Britt's songs have been featured in the major motion picture "Soul Surfer," LucasArtÝs Thrillville 2 video game, ýLegally Blonde 3ţ DVD, MTVÝs ýThe Hills,ţ NBCÝs The Biggest Loser, Lifetime's Drop Dead Diva, ABC FamilyÝs ýCampus Crushţ promo and featured on the soundtrack for the family friendly film ýIce Castles.ţ The North Carolina native is currently working on her next studio album and expects an upcoming 2012 release. For more information about Britt Nicole, please visit, http://www.brittnicole.com, http://www.facebook.com/brittnicole, http://www.myspace.com/brittnicoland follow her on twitter @itsbrittnicole.

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For more information, please contact:
Jacquelyn (Marushka) Luttrell Vice President, Public Relations
Provident Music Group / Sony Music Entertainment, Inc.
Ph: 615-261-6439 pr@pmgsonymusic.com For artist info 24/7: www.providentpress.com

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