Story set to perform for “The Todd Starnes All-American Christmas” FOX News Radio special
Story challenges fans with message behind “Just Another Christmas”
Nashville, Tenn. (December 7, 2015) — GRAMMY® Award Winner Laura Story will make her Grand Ole Opry debut tomorrow, December 8, at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.
Story will join the ranks of legends who have taken part in the world-famous show, which is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year. Additional performers tomorrow include Carrie Underwood, Chris Janson, Kristian Bush and more – a lineup set to play to back-to-back Opry shows at 7:00 and 9:30pm. For additional show and ticketing information, click here.
The following day, December 9, Story will be part of the 2015 Todd Starnes Fox News Radio Christmas special. The two-hour show will be filmed at Bellevue Baptist Church in Memphis, Tennessee. “The Todd Starnes All-American Christmas” will be broadcast the week of Christmas on hundreds of FOX News Radio stations along with KCBI in Dallas, the entire American Family Radio network and the Bott Radio Network. The show will also be broadcast on FoxNews.com and FoxNation.com.
Story will perform songs from her debut Christmas album, God With Us, which is being widely praised by critics. CCM Magazine calls the album “beautiful” and “timeless,” while NewReleaseToday says it’s full of “passion and substance.” Worship Leader praises her “clear and rich vocal elegance” while Hallels calls the music “stunning.”
God With Us includes the track “Just Another Christmas,” which Story hopes will serve as a reminder to herself and fans not to lose the wonder of Christmas this year. “What would it look like to celebrate the birth of Christ in a new and fresh way?” Story asks. Watch below as Story issues a challenge to fans: “Don’t let this be just another Christmas.”
God With Us is available now.
About Laura Story
GRAMMY® award winning artist, speaker, songwriter, author and worship leader Laura Story has a gift for penning songs that connect with people all around the world. Among her successes as a solo artist with her smash hits “Mighty To Save” and “Blessings,” Laura has also penned hit songs for other renowned artists including Chris Tomlin’s “Indescribable.” Her solo artist music debut in 2008 with Great God Who Saves led to four Dove nominations and the award for “Inspirational Album of the Year.” In 2011, Laura released her sophomore project Blessings. The album and the emotionally powerful title was inspired by her real life trials and adversities, primarily her husband Martin’s diagnosis of a brain tumor. The album resonated with a huge audience and led to whirlwind career highlights for Laura, peaking at the No. 1 album spot for three consecutive weeks on Billboard’s Contemporary Christian Overall chart, topping the iTunes® Christian/Gospel Top Songs chart and holding the No. 1 spot for an impressive 28 consecutive weeks on the Christian charts. The success of the single “Blessings,” which was certified RIAA Gold, includes the GRAMMY® Award for Best Contemporary Christian Song, the Billboard Music Award for Top Christian Song and the Dove Awards for Song of the Year, Pop/Contemporary Song of the Year, Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year and Songwriter of the Year. The song inspired Laura’s first book, What If Your Blessings Come Through Raindrops? in 2012. God Of Every Story released in 2013 to much acclaim, and her first ever Christmas project God With Us, released in October. Laura is a worship leader at Perimeter Church outside of Atlanta, GA and lives with her husband Martin and three children.