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Smash Hit “The Blessing” Receives RIAA Gold Certification

NASHVILLE, TENN. (MARCH 12, 2021) Last year, Kari Jobe, Cody Carnes and Elevation Worship gathered and co-wrote the song, “The Blessing,” which quickly became a viral hit song around the world just days after recording and releasing it. Less than a year after the live video was released, it has more than 44.4 million views on YouTube, and the song has recently received RIAA Gold Digital Single certification. This global worship anthem of 2020 and most consumed song of the year is also nominated for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song at the 63rd annual GRAMMY® Awards taking place this Sunday.

“This song is very special,” shares Kari Jobe. “I think my favorite thing about the song is hearing my babies sing it around the house. It brings great peace knowing that the very words God said to pray as a blessing still have 100% power today. God is kind and good. I pray this song continues to break through…