MercyMe is an American contemporary Christian band, originally formed in Greenville, Texas in the mid-1990s. The band signed with INO Records in 2001 and released their first album, Almost There, which propelled them into the mainstream spotlight with the smash hit “I Can Only Imagine”. The album went on to sell more than 2 million records in only three years and earned the band an American Music Award nomination.
In 2002, the band released their popular second album, Spoken For, which produced two more Top 10 hits. The combined success of the band’s first two albums garnered a nomination for the Favorite Contemporary Inspirational Artist at the American Music Awards.
In 2004, MercyMe released Undone which produced two Top 10 hits: Here With Me which also hit Billboard’s Top 100 chart that same year, and In The Blink of an Eye which, as of the end of 2005, was at #5 on R&R’s top Christian hits. In 2005 they also released their Christmas album titled The Christmas Sessions.
2006 saw the release of the album Coming Up to Breathe, which peaked at number one on the Billboard Top Christian Albums, and #13 on the Billboard 200 album chart. Also released was Coming Up to Breathe Acoustic.
In 2007, MercyMe released their newest album, All That Is Within Me, which debuted at #15 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart.
Album:All That Is Within Me (2008)
The song peaked at No. 2 on the Hot Christian Songs chart and No. 1 on the Christian AC Monitored and Soft AC/Inspo chart. It ranked No. 5 on the 2008 year-end Hot Christian AC chart, and No. 6 on the year-end Hot Christian Songs chart, and was nominated for "Song of the Year" at the 40th GMA Dove Awards and for "Best Gospel Song" at the 51st Grammy Awards.
Even before there was a drop in the ocean even before there was a star in the sky even before
Album:The Generous Mr. Lovewell (2010)
All of Creation" is a song by Christian rockband MercyMe. The song, written by MercyMe, Brown Bannister, and Dan Muckala, lyrically revolves around the themes of love, life, and belief, as well as the foundation of Christian faith. The song was intended to refer to the birth, death, and resurrection of Jesus in each verse and has been described as 'pop' and 'worship'.
Separated until the veil was torn
Album:Coming Up to Breathe (2007)
I can count a million times
Album:Almost There (2001)
"I Can Only Imagine" was released in 2001 as the album's lead single. It gained significant airplay on Christian radio formats before crossing over to mainstream radio formats such as adult contemporary and Top 40 in late 2003 and into 2004.
I can only imagine
Album:The Generous Mr. Lovewell (2011)
Released on May 23, 2011 as the third single from MercyMe's 2010 album The Generous Mr. Lovewell, "Move" was received with positive critical reviews, especially for the arrangement of the song. "Move" attained success as a single, peaking atop Billboard magazine's Christian Songs, Hot Christian AC, and Christian AC Indicator charts, as well as at No. 6 on the Billboard Christian.
I'm not about to give up
Album:The Hurt & The Healer (2012)
The Hurt & The Healer" was released to radio and as a digital download on February 28, 2012 and has peaked inside the top ten on several Christian chart formats and inside the top fifteen on the Billboard Christian CHR chart.
Album:Spoken For (2003)
Released as the second single from MercyMe's 2002 album Spoken For, Billboardmagazine ranked the song at the top spot on their 2000s decade-end Christian Songs and Hot Christian AC charts. "Word of God Speak" spent twenty-three weeks atop theBillboard Christian Songs chart.
I'm finding myself at a loss for words