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LANCO goes double PLATINUM

Thursday, September 20, 2018 – LANCO has gone double PLATINUM with its hit "Greatest Love Story," signifying sales of 2 million.

Right after LANCO performed the chart-topper before lead singer and the track's sole-writer Brandon Lancaster was honored with the "Songwriter/Artist of the Year" award at the Nashville Songwriters' Awards event on Wednesday, the band learned of its honor from Sony Music Nashville officials.

"Looking back on this year and thinking of how many doors 'Greatest Love Story' has opened for the band blows my mind. This is a song we all believed in since day one and night after night we continue to see how it resonates with more and more people," said Lancaster. "2018 has proved that five guys can go from jamming in a warehouse to actually living out this wild dream. It just validates that we are on the right path and we can't thank our fans enough for riding out this journey with us. It feels like it's just the beginning."

The song is on the band's "Hallelujah Nights" debut. The song has received more than 423 million streams.

The group is out now with the single "Born To Love You."

LANCO will headline a tour for the first time on the Hallelujah Nights Tour starting in Columbia, Mo. at The Blue Note on Oct. 24.

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