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Chris Tomlin Gold Record party At ASCAP

 

EMI/CMG recording artist Chris Tomlin's album, Arriving,

hit gold and was celebrated in the lobby at ASCAP on 2/21/06

 

On hand for the Gold Record party were (l-r) Hillbilly, Brian York,

Cristian Hahn, Jonathon Bostic and Craig Mark

 

(l-r) Travis Nunn, Matt Maher, Shelly Giglio, Jesse Reeves

Daniel Carlson and Joey Humke.  Travis, Jesse and Daniel

are members of Chris' band

 

Gabriel Aviles of The Gospel Music Assn.

enjoys a moment with Leisa Byars of EMI/CMG

 

Chris Tomlin and Richard Green General Counsel for EMI/CMG

 

Enjoying the party were (l-r) Missy Zahn (EMI/CMG), John Styll (GMA),

Tiana Manier, Kara Strickland and Pam Strickland

 

Carrie Allen and Michelle York also attended the Gold Record party

 

Dan Keen (ASCAP) opened the ceremonies...

 

...and presented Chris with an award from ASCAP

 

Chris listening on as Eddie DeGarmo, Publishing President of EMI/CMG

talks about the project

 

Next up was Louie Giglio, who spoke eloquently about his long association

with Chris, starting from a Bible Camp thirteen years earlier

 

Chris Tomlin accepting the Gold Record from Louie Giglio

 

Chris spoke to the packed room, tearing up with emotion several times

while thanking those involved in the project

 

Chris asked his band to join him, thanking them

for all the work they did to help with the project

 

Later, Chris sat at the piano in the ASCAP lobby

and led the crowd in a sing-along with one of his hit songs

 

Another shot of Chris at the piano

 

Chris posing with Brad O'Donnell and Ed Cash