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Bart Millard      

Singer & Songwriter, Lead Singer of MercyMe

Bart Millard, best known as the front man of award-winning Christian group MercyMe, is also an acclaimed songwriter and artist in his own right. The iconic song “I Can Only Imagine,” written solely by Millard, made history in 2014 as it surpassed 2 million digital downloads, making it the first song in Christian music to go platinum and double platinum in the digital domain. In 2009, Billboard named MercyMe's "Word Of God Speak," co-written by Millard, the No. 1 Song of The Decade in both the Christian Songs and Christian AC Songs categories. The songwriting talents of Millard and his fellow band members have made MercyMe a radio mainstay, yielding 29 No. 1 multi-format Christian radio singles and four consecutive mainstream hits.

The band has won numerous GMA Dove Awards, several American Music Awards, a Billboard Music Award, and received multiple GRAMMY® Award nominations. Millard received a GRAMMY® Award nomination for his solo project, Hymned Again, a follow-up to his first successful solo outing, Hymned. MercyMe released their ninth studio album, Lifer, in March 2017 which includes yet more chart-topping hits including, “Even If” and “Grace Got You.” A major motion picture based on the life of Bart who penned the mega hit song “I Can Only Imagine” after the loss of his father opened at a remarkable No. 3 at the box office on March 16, 2018 (Lionsgate, Roadside Attractions.) Carrying the same name, Millard’s first memoir also released in 2018.

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The Painful True Story Behind MercyMe Singer Bart Millard's Hit ...

When Christian rocker Bart Millard was first approached with the idea of turning his life story into a movie, he never imagined it would go on to become a box office hit. Based off of his popular song of the same name, I Can Only Imagine tells the true story of Millard's complicated relationship with his abusive father, played in ...

'I Can Only Imagine': Bart Millard Reveals Mom's Reaction to His ...

The faith-based film "I Can Only Imagine" hit theaters nationwide Friday and tells the true-story of Bart Millard's life, including his difficult upbringing. In a candid interview, the musician told The Christian Post what his mother, Adele, thought of his honesty. Nearly eight years ago Millard was approached about making a movie ...

MercyMe's Bart Millard on the 'Therapeutic' Process of 'I Can Only ...

Veteran Christian band MercyMe's iconic hit "I Can Only Imagine" is now a film starring Dennis Quaid, Trace Adkins, Madeline Carroll, Cloris Leachman and newcomer J. Michael Finley, opening today (March 16). Penned by MercyMe frontman Bart Millard, the 2001 crossover hit was written in response to his father's death ...

'It's a Rush of Hope': Why Bart Millard Became Obsessed with ...

The film "I Can Only Imagine" is wowing movie-goers. The powerful faith-based movie made a surprise splash at the box office opening weekend, taking third place right behind big-budget flick "Tomb Raider" and beating out films like a " Wrinkle in Time." The movie is the story of the lead singer of the band MercyMe, Bart ...

Catching Up with a LIFER: MercyMe's Bart Millard talks Faith, Family ...

When it comes to faith and family, Bart Millard is a Lifer. The 44-year-old Christian singer of MercyMe, and former youth pastor, who once worked ...

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