Matt Redman’s powerful rendition of GRAMMY® winning single “10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord)” live in Times Square at 2015 NY CityFest, has received a rapid rise in viewers, raising its initial viewer count tenfold. Garnering half a million views in the last 72 hours on YouTube alone, over 50,000 people have shared the now trending video on Facebook.
Church Leaders, Independent Journal Review, World Religion News, Charisma News, Christian Post, Faith It and more have organically shared the story, sighting Redman’s performance as “moving” and “beautiful glimpse into what it looks like when we worship God in the midst of a secular culture.” An overwhelming response from viewers say a resounding “just what this country needs,” less than a week before the 2016 presidential election, supporting the timely popularity of the video.
“I’m so glad to see this ‘10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord)’ song video gathering some momentum in the space of a few short days,” shares Redman. “From some of the comments on social media, it seems many are resonating with the video because of the political and spiritual climate in this nation right now. I guess it’s encouraging to see the name of God being lifted high in the middle of one of the USA’s most iconic locations, at such a time as this.”