MercyMe is an American Christian rock band founded in Greenville, Texas.
The group has had 13 consecutive top 5 singles on the Billboard Christian Songs chart, with 7 of
them reaching No. 1.
They have won 8 Dove Awards and have had numerous Grammy Award nominations.
Christian rock, pop rock
The name originated during Barts time as a youth ministry intern in Florida.
Concerned that her grandson was home whenever she called, Barts grandmother would exclaim,
Well mercy me, why dont you get a real job?
Bart Millard - vocals
Nathan Cochran - bass guitar
Michael John Scheuchzer - guitars
Robin Troy "Robby" Shaffer - Drums
Barry Graul - guitars
James Philip "Jim" Bryson - keyboards
GMA Dove Awards
2002 Song of the Year - "I Can Only Imagine"
2002 Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year - "I Can Only Imagine"
2004 Song of the Year - "Word of God Speak"
2004 Artist of the Year
2004 Group of the Year
2004 Pop/Contemporary Song of the Year - "Word of God Speak"
2005 Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year - Undone
2005 Special Event Album of the Year- The Passion of the Christ: Songs
2003 Bart Millard awarded Christian Songwriter of the Year at the 25th annual ASCAP Christian Music Awards.
American Music Awards
2004 Favorite Contemporary Inspirational Artist
2010 Favorite Contemporary Inspirational Artist