Matt Maher’s “Because He Lives (Amen)” Goes Gold

We’ve all known that “Because He Lives (Amen)”, written by Matt Maher is an amazing song.  Why, we’ve sang in churches across the globe for years!  But this recent achievement makes it official!

Matt Maher received word that the song has just received RIAA Gold Status by The Recording Industry Association of America®.

RELATED: Matt Maher Sings "Because He Lives (Amen)" Acoustic Music Video

The multi-Dove Award winning singer/songwriter took to social media to share with fans…

Was truly surprised by this yesterday morning from the fine folks at @providentlabelgroup @providentradio @essentialworship
Grateful to be part of this song with such an amazing team of people, and once again so grateful to Bill and Gloria Gaither and everyone @gaithermusic for the original that inspired this one.

“Going Gold” is the music industry's phraseology for selling 500,000 copies of an album or song.

 RELATED: Matt Maher talks about how his version of "Because He Lives" came to be.

Our congratulations to Matt (and his team)!

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