Perhaps one of the most enduring and highly decorated rings in the CCM community, Casting Crowns formed in 1999 seeing that students worship music group in Daytona Seaside, Florida. Led by vocalist, songwriter, and youngsters pastor Tag Hall, the group’s preliminary lineup also included violinist Melodee DeVevo and a set of guitarists, Juan DeVevo and Hector Cervantes. The music artists relocated to McDonough, Georgia in 2001 and extended their lineup with the addition of bassist Chris Huffman, keyboardist Megan Garrett, and drummer Andy Williams. This augmented edition of Casting Crowns released two unbiased albums on Compact disc, both which had been well received in the Atlanta region. Among the albums after that found its method in to the hands of Tag Miller, lead vocalist for the united states group Sawyer Dark brown, who was simply struck by Casting Crowns’ generating pop/rock design and Hall’s vocal delivery of his hard-hitting but devout music. Miller agreed upon Casting Crowns to his fledgling Seaside Street Information, a department of Reunion Information with distribution with the Provident Label Group, and got the group in to the studio room along with co-producer Steven Curtis Chapman, himself a favorite artist for the CCM musical picture. The resulting record, Casting Crowns, premiered in 2003 for the Seaside Road imprint. It fared very well in Christian marketplaces, eventually heading platinum and peaking at number 2 for the CCM graphs. A sampler with five tracks, Live from Atlanta, premiered on Reunion Information in 2004, packed with a reward DVD containing music group interviews and a music video. Lifesong, released in August 2005, became the band’s most effective record yet, breaking the very best Ten in the secular marketplace while keeping the band’s spiritual fan base aswell. Like its forerunner, the record proceeded to go platinum, and Casting Crowns’ improved popularity helped send out their follow-up recording, 2007’s The Altar and the entranceway, to number 2 around the Billboard recording chart. In the mean time, the solitary “East to Western” spent a record-breaking 16 consecutive weeks atop the Christian graph. A Christmas-themed recording, Peace on the planet, made an appearance in 2008, tiding on the group’s followers (and yielding lots one strike, “I Noticed the Bells on Xmas Day time”) while Casting Crowns readied another LP of initial material. Before Whole Globe Sings arrived past due in ’09 2009, accompanied by the live recording Until the Entire World Hears this year 2010. Inspired from the tale of Jesus as well as the Samaritan female in the well, Arrive towards the Well, the band’s 5th studio room recording, premiered on Oct 18, 2011. The next 12 months, guitarist Josh Blend changed Cervantes, and in early 2013 the music group released The Acoustic Periods, Vol. 1. THE VERY BEST Ten record Thrive emerged a year afterwards. In 2015, they released a compilation of singles, hymn addresses, and alternative acoustic versions known as Glorious Time: Hymns of Beliefs, and a Live Worship Knowledge, which was documented that summertime at Eagle’s Getting Baptist Cathedral, where Hall proved helpful being a youngsters pastor. Sept 2016 saw the discharge of the extremely THE NEXT THING, Casting Crowns’ studio room follow-up towards the chart-topping Thrive.