Pastor Rick Warren Uses Twitter to Announce Kari and Jonas Brothers as Special Guests

Fans Can Vote For Kari For Dove Award New Artist of the Year

MOBILE, Ala. – March 10, 2010 — Kari Jobe, Dove Award New Artist of the Year nominee and 2009’s top-selling debut artist, will celebrate Easter Sunday at Saddleback Church, the Southern California mega-church pastored by Rick Warren.  Warren invited Jobe to lead worship that morning, along with The Jonas Brothers.

The special Easter service will be held at Angel Stadium in Anaheim at 10 a.m. on April 4.  This Easter service marks Saddleback’s 30th anniversary and is expected to be attended by up to 50,000 worshippers.  Pastor Warren personally announced Jobe’s participation by Twitter last week (www.twitter.com/rickwarren).

Later in April, Jobe will be in Nashville for the 41st Annual Dove Awards where she is nominated for New Artist of the Year, one of the award show’s most prestigious honors.  She is recognized for her best-selling, self-titled debut CD and her growing reputation as one of the most respected female worship leaders in the country.  In addition to New Artist, Jobe is also nominated for Spanish Language Album of the Year (for the Spanish language version of her debut CD) and for Special Event Album for Glory Revealed II: The Word of God In Worship.

The public is invited to vote for Jobe as New Artist of the Year thanks to a special promotion by gmc, the broadcast network that will televise the Dove Awards live on Sunday, April 25 at 8/7c.  Fans can vote by going online to http://gmclife.com/fanvoting and by texting DOVE JOBE to the TXT number 72648.  Each fan may cast their vote both online and by text.  Voting closes on April 20.

Jobe will join Desperation Band on a special Heartwork Tour which will visit 13 cities during the month of May.  More details on the Heartwork Tour will be announced soon.

To connect with Kari Jobe, visit www.karijobe.com; www.twitter.com/karijobe and www.facebook.com/karijobe.