This Christian rock band, founded in 1994 in Greenville, Texas, first gained mainstream recognition with the crossover single, "I Can Only Imagine," which elevated their debut album, Almost There
, to double platinum certification. Since then the group has climbed to superstar status with 13 consecutive Top 5 singles on the Billboard Christian Songs chart—seven of them reaching No. 1. MercyMe has won eight Dove Awards and earned numerous Grammy Award nominations.