Gotee Records’ Ryan Stevenson has kicked off the holiday season with a new original Christmas song, “This Christmas Eve,” which is currently on the Top 20 Billboard Christian Airplay and Top 30 Billboard Christian AC. He’s currently the only artist to have two songs charting at the same time in the Top 25 at Billboard’s Christian Airplay. The music video for the holiday track debuted last night on Stevenson’s Facebook and can be viewed at the link below. Streaming listeners can also hear “This Christmas Eve” on three Spotify lists: Top Christian, Christian Christmas and Contemporary Christian Christmas.
“This Christmas Eve” single is the capstone to an already incredible year for Gotee’s Stevenson. This year, the singer/songwriter celebrated two K-LOVE Fan Award nominations in addition to receiving his first Billboard Music Award Nomination (“Top Christian Song” for “Eye of the Storm”). In October, Stevenson was honored with his first GMA Dove Award for “Pop/Contemporary Song of the Year” for his record-breaking single “Eye of the Storm,” which he performed that night for the 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards.
Stevenson’s follow-up to the award-winning song “Eye of the Storm” and current radio single, “The Gospel” has been a Top 3 Billboard Christian Airplay single and Top 5 AC single for more than two months. The song has more than five and half million streams on Pandora, over three million streams on Spotify, and the lyric video has crossed over two and halfmillion views on YouTube.
Currently fans can catch Stevenson on a Christmas tour this month with Unspoken. He will kick-off the New Year on the 2018 TobyMac’s Hits Deep Tour. Click here to see all of Ryan Stevenson’s upcoming tour dates.
ABOUT RYAN STEVENSON: Following a seven-year stint as a paramedic, Pacific Northwest native Ryan Stevenson signed an exclusive agreement with Gotee Records in 2013 after capturing TobyMac’s attention by co-writing the No. 1 and Grammy® nominated single “Speak Life,” His first recording for the label was the Holding Nothing Back EP in 2013, which garnered the Top 25 single “Holding Nothing Back. This was followed by 2015’s full-length album Fresh Start which featured the No. 1 radio single “Eye of the Storm”. With three No. 1 singles (two as an artist and one as a co-writer), a GRAMMY® nomination, Billboard Music Award nomination, a Dove Award (2017), ASCAP honors and major tour bills with the likes of TobyMac, MercyMe, Newsboys and Matt Maher, among others, Ryan has already distinguished himself as a rare talent whose unique perspective guides his honest lyrics and sonic sensibilities.
SOURCE: Merge PR