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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