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JON BAUER WINS AT 2012 GMA CANADA COVENANT AWARDS

November 9, 2012

For Immediate Release:

JON BAUER WINS AT 2012 GMA CANADA COVENANT AWARDS
Bauer Takes Home Trophy for Praise And Worship Album of the Year and Children’s Song of the Year

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) Nov. 9, 2012—Singer/songwriter and worship artist Jon Bauer garnered multiple honors at the 34th Annual GMA Canada Covenant Awards held on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at the Crossroads Centre in Burlington, Ontario. Bauer, this year’s leading nominee, took home trophies for Praise and Worship Album of the Year and Children’s Song of the Year.

Bauer, who already has three career Covenant Awards to his credit, was a repeat winner in the category of Children’s Song of the Year, this year for “Chasing After Me,” a No. 1 single on the Canadian Christian radio charts. Forevermore, Bauer’s acclaimed January 2012 release, earned him his first award for Praise and Worship Album of the Year.

“I am very grateful for both of these awards,” says Bauer. “I am also humbled that God has used my music to turn people’s eyes and hearts toward Jesus. The Covenant Awards is always one of the highlights of my year, as I love getting together with my fellow artists to be encouraged and to encourage others that are singing in Jesus’ name.”

In addition to recognition as an awards nominee and recipient, Bauer performed at the evening’s event alongside other all-star artists including Newworldson, Downhere, Starfield and High Valley. The program will air tomorrow, Nov. 10, on CTS. Visit: www.ctstv.com/covenant-awards-2012 for more information.

For more information on the 34th Annual GMA Canada Covenant Awards and a complete list of winners, visit: www.gmacanada.ca.

About Jon Bauer
Worship artist Jon Bauer has released five independent projects which have sold more than 40,000 cumulative copies and generated 12 Canadian radio hits, including a No. 1 single and six Top 5 singles. He has toured with artists including Michael W. Smith and newsboys and continues to play 175+ dates annually. In 2012 alone, he performed more than 200 shows in five countries.

Boasting a tally of 20 Covenant Award nominations from 2005–2011, with three total wins for Male Vocalist of the Year (2008), Children’s Album of the Year (2009) and Children’s Song of the Year (2011), Bauer recently garnered his first Juno Award nomination in the category of Contemporary Christian Album of the Year for Forevermore. His television appearances include “The Harvest Show,” Daystar Television Network, “100 Huntley Street,” The Miracle Channel, “Living Truth,” and TCT Network. He is Canada’s top Compassion Canada artist and has helped the international outreach organization see more than 3000 children sponsored in the last six months alone.

Bauer released his latest project, Forevermore, in January of 2012. He is currently headlining the fall “Your Love Is Chasing After Me” tour to cities in Canada, the U.S., Germany and the Philippines. The tour has seen several sold-out crowds, and Bauer is planning a second leg this spring. His first U.S. radio single, “Our God” will begin vying for adds in January.

For more information on Jon Bauer, visit: www.jonbauermusic.com.