NASHVILLE, TENN. (SEPTEMBER 30, 2022) GRAMMY®-nominated worship leader Cody Carnes has released his first-ever live recorded album, God is Good!, available here. The 12-track album was captured this summer during a special two-night worship event at Belonging Co. in Nashville. Special guests on the project include Kari Jobe, Natalie Grant, and Benjamin William Hastings. The album also currently has three songs simultaneously on radio: “Ain’t Nobody,” (Christian Radio), “Good” and “Take You At Your Word” currently heard on Air1. 

“I am so excited to be releasing my first live album,” shares Cody Carnes. “This night ended up being one of the best nights of my life.. so many of my favorite people worshipping together in one room. These moments are full of the joy and hope of Jesus.. they are a celebration of the goodness of God. I’m praying you also experience that when you listen!”

Celebrating the album, live performance videos from the recording have been released leading up to today’s release for the songs “Forever & Amen” with Kari Jobe, “Good (Can’t Be Anything Else),” and the radio single “Ain’t Nobody.” Today the live video for “Take You At Your Word” (with Benjamin Williams Hastings) debuts on YouTube. Next week each day a new video will premiere leading up to an event on Friday, October 7th at 7 PM Central for the full album live stream showcasing all 12 performances on Facebook and YouTube. 

Already in his career, Carnes has been nominated three times for a GRAMMY Award and currently has 13 songs on the CCLI Top 2000 chart as a songwriter. He is also a co-writer and performer on the global hit anthem “The Blessing” along with his wife Kari Jobe and Elevation Worship. “The Blessing” is an RIAA Gold Certified single and has an incredible 77 million YouTube views. 

Kicking off his release weekend, Carnes and Kari Jobe will step onto the legendary Grand Ole Opry stage tomorrow, October 1st for their Opry debut. Tickets can be purchased here

ABOUT CODY CARNES: Cody Carnes is a worship leader who is passionate about creating spaces where innovative artistry and authentic worship can collide. Since releasing his solo label debut project in 2017, Carnes has continued to impact the worship music genre with powerful church anthems like “Nothing Else,” “Run To the Father,” and “Christ Be Magnified.” In 2020, he released his studio album, Run To The Father, which earned him his first GRAMMY Award nomination. He also received GRAMMY nominations for “The Blessing” and the album The Blessing (Live) for the 63rd and 64th Awards, as well as “The Blessing” being named “Song of the Year” (2021) and “Worship Song of the Year” (2020) at the GMA Dove Awards. Carnes’ music connects with the listener as he has more than 191K YouTube subscribers and 59 million channel views. He is originally from Texas but now resides in Nashville with his wife and their two boys, Canyon and Kingston. The Carnes also both serve at their home church The Belonging Co. in Nashville.