The Reason (Diamond Rio album)

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The Reason
Studio album by Diamond Rio
Released September 22, 2009
Genre CCM, Country
Label Word Records
Producer Michael Clute, Diamond Rio
Diamond Rio chronology
16 Biggest Hits
(2008)16 Biggest Hits2008
The Reason
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

The Reason is the eighth studio album from American Country band Diamond Rio, released on September 22, 2009 by Word Records.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Reason" (Joe Beck, Jimmy Olander, Marty Roe) - 3:08
  2. "This Is My Life" (Olander, Roe, Matthew West) - 3:52
  3. "God Is There" (Bernie Herms, Olander, Roe) - 4:19
  4. "Reaching for Me" (Michael Boggs, Chad R. Cates) - 3:40
  5. "Into Your Hands" (Chris Eaton, Olander, Roe) - 4:08
  6. "Just Love" (Eaton, Olander, Roe) - 4:16
  7. "Moments of Heaven on Earth" (Don Pfrimmer, Dan Truman) - 3:43
  8. "My God Does" (Sarah Buxton, Bob DiPiero, Craig Wiseman) - 3:45
  9. "Wherever I Am" (Olander, Roe, West) - 3:55
  10. "What Are We Gonna Do Now" (Beck, Chaz Bosarge, Dana Williams) - 4:15
  11. "In God We Still Trust" (Rob LeClair, Bill Nash, Kim Nash) - 3:22



At the 41st GMA Dove Awards, The Reason won a Dove Award for Country Album of the Year. Also, the song "God Is There" was nominated for Song of the Year and Country Recorded Song of the Year.

On February 13, 2011, the album won the Grammy Award for Best Southern, Country or Bluegrass Gospel Album.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 41
U.S. Billboard Top Christian Albums 17