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FIREFLIGHT ATTENDS 53RD ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS WITH FIRST CAREER NOMINATION
Posted February 04, 2011

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FIREFLIGHT ATTENDS 53RD ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS
WITH FIRST CAREER NOMINATION


Photo Release: Los Angeles ñ Feb. 14, 2011ñ Premiere modern rock band Fireflight attended the 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards yesterday celebrating its first career nomination for current album For Those Who Wait, recognized in the Best Rock or Rap Gospel Album category. The awards were held yesterday, Feb. 13, at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles.

Pictured on the GRAMMY red carpet (L-R): Fireflight band members Phee Shorb (drums), Dawn Michele (lead vocals) and Justin Cox (guitar); not in attendance: Glenn Drennen (guitar), Wendy Drennen, (bass).
*Photo credit: John Shearer/Wireimage

Fireflight brings itsìThe Overcome Tourî headlining show to 25 cities this spring, visit www.fireflightrock.com for more info and a list of dates.

Released Feb. 9, 2010, For Those Who Wait debuted at No. 5 on the Nielsen SoundScan Current Contemporary Christian Album Chart. Along with superior album reviews, For Those Who Wait delivered the bandís fifth career No. 1 radio single on the Rock format with ìDesperate,î followed by the title trackís performance as a Top 5 hit at Rock and Top 10 at CHR.

About Fireflight:
GRAMMY-nominated, modern rock outfit Fireflight has received six career Dove Award nominations, including Artist of the Year in 2009, and lead singer Dawn Micheleís Female Vocalist of the Year nomination in 2010. The group won Taco Bellís inaugural fan-voted ìBest of the Beatî contest in 2009, and performed at ESPNís ìWinter X Games 13.î Fireflight released its breakout sophomore album Unbreakable in 2008, and debuted nationally with 2006ís The Healing of Harms. The bandís music has been featured on E! Entertainmentís ìStyle Networkî and in music-video reels at both American Eagle and Journeyís stores across the country. For nearly a decade, the band has remained tireless road warriors on the concert circuit averaging 140 shows a year.

For tour dates, and more, please visit www.fireflightrock.com.
For images, download at www.providentpress.com.


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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Print, TV, Talk Radio, contact: Alisha McArthur, 615/261-6330, alisha.mcarthur@pmgsonymusic.com.

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