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PILLAR HONORED WITH TWO GMA DOVE AWARDS NOMINATIONS Rock Powerhouse Recognized in Rock Album and Rock Recorded Song Categories
Posted February 20, 2009

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Nashville, Tenn.) February 20, 2009 ńDove and Grammy nominated rock band Pillar was honored today with two GMA Dove Awards nominations. The band, known for its riveting rock shows, was recognized in the Rock Album category for its 2/26/08 hit album, For the Love of the Game and in the Rock Recorded Song category for that albumís title track, ěFor the Love of the Game.î

Pillar will tour with Orlando-based rock band Fireflight from March 25 through the end of April and both Beckley and Henson have been working closely with Dove-nominated producer/songwriter Rob Graves (Red) and Skidd Mills (Saving Abel, Fireflight) for Pillarís next release, slated for 2009.

Pillarís fifth studio album, For the Love of the Game (02/26/08), debuted on the Billboard Top 200 album chart at No. 71, while coming in at No. 4 on the Christian (overall) album chart. Since Pillarís Dove Award-winning debut Above in 2001, the band has tallied ten No. 1 radio singles, 12 top five hits, a GRAMMY nomination, three Dove Awards, nine national headlining tours, covers of numerous national magazines and album sales approaching one million.

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