Rhett Walker Band
|Rhett Walker Band|
Rhett Walker Band live at Rock & Worship Roadshow 2013
|Genres||Christian rock, Southern rock|
|Members||Rhett Walker Canipe
Rhett Walker Band is a Southern rock and Christian rock band from Nashville, Tennessee. The band is composed of Rhett Walker on vocals, Kenny Davis on drums, and Joe Kane on guitar. The band released their debut studio album under the Essential Records label on July 10, 2012 called Come to the River. The band's debut single and Grammy nominated song, "When Mercy Found Me", has achieved placement on many radio stations including K-LOVE, and has charted on a multitude of Christian music charts.
Rhett Walker Band frontman Rhett Walker is a preacher's kid from the Aiken, SC area. The band formed in 2011 and consist of Rhett Walker and the additions of Kenny Davis, who plays drums, and the guitarist Joe Kane.
The band released their debut single "When Mercy Found Me" on April 23, 2012, and reached No. 5 on the Christian AC Indicator & AC Monitored chart September 2012. This song was written by Rhett Walker and Jeff Pardo. "When Mercy Found Me" was nominated for a Grammy on Wednesday, December 5, 2012 for Best Contemporary Christian Music Song.
|Year||Album||Peak chart positions|
|2012||Come to the River||9||154|
|2012||Here's to the Ones
|US Christian Songs||US Christian AC||US Christian AC Indicator|
|2012||"When Mercy Found Me"||14||16||5||Come to the River|
|2013||"Come to the River"||21||24||14|
|2013||New Artist of the Year||Nominated|
|2013||Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year||Nominated|
|2013||Rock/Contemporary Song of the Year||Nominated|
|2013||CCM Song of the Year||Nominated|
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