• Releases First Action adventure Novel nationally by a Christian Music artist: "Undefeated: In Love and War"
  • Appears on The Bobby Jones Gospel Hour and Breaks the record for the highest rated and watched Gospel TV show on BET network TV in 20 years.
  • Becomes the first Christian Artist to consistently host the nationally televised TBN program during evening prime-time.
  • The first Christian artist to receive a coveted spot in the "Parade of Champions" at the Boxing hall of fame in Canastota, New York
  • In 2004, Carman was presented the prestigious HUMANITARIAN AWARD, from the House of Hope. Previous House of Hope Humanitarian Award Recipients include: President and Mrs. Reagan, Dr. Billy Graham, Dr. Pat Robertson, Governor Jeb Bush, Sheila Walsh, Drs. Tim & Beverly LaHaye, Dr. Bill Bright, Senator Roger and Dee Jepsen, Sandi Patty, Rich DeVos founder of Amway.
    Each year House of Hope presents the Humanitarian Award to someone they believe to be a strong Christian example and a positive role model for our young people and their families.
  • Releases first novel audio book on tape by a Christian artist—"The Champion," doing all the voices, narration and characterizations himself.
  • *** Develops largest Solo artist website on the Internet, sacred or secular—www.carmantv.com
  • "Heart of a Champion Tour" to broadcast on the "Armed Services Network" to 800,000 of our fighting soldiers in 157 countries on Easter Sunday.
  • RIAA Certified Platinum Recording: "The Absolute Best"
  • RIAA Certified Gold Recording: "The Heart of a Champion"
  • Major theatrical nationwide release of the movie "Carman: The Champion"
  • "Carman: The Champion" became the longest theatrical run in theaters for a Christian movie.
  • Carman headlines first Christian night at the "RiverBend Festival" in Chattanooga Tennessee. Sets record for the largest "solo" outdoor Christian concert. 80,000 plus in attendance.
  • Release of the Heart of a Champion album
    • Heart of the Champion nationwide tour
    • Over 20,000 people gave their lives to Christ through the Heart of a Champion tour
  • RIAA Certified Gold Recording: "I Surrender All" 30 Classic Hyms
  • Carman aired, on national television, his "Halloween 3:16" special, on the evening of October 31st. "A nationwide altar call was given on the most evil night of the year", over 70,000 first time decisions were recorded before the phone lines jammed up. 100,000 people were believed to have come to know Christ in that one night alone.
  • During the "Heart of a Champion Tour" Carman had the largest Christian tour with an overwhelming response of 900,000 people.
  • Co-founder "Parable Christian Film Festival"
  • GMA Dove Award Nominee for "The Prince of Egypt" Inspirational
  • GMA Dove Nominee: Long Form Video of the Year: "Mission 3:16 - The Video"
  • GMA Dove Nominee: Enhanced CD Single of the Year: "Mission 3:16 Super CD Single"
  • Grammy Nominee: Pop/Contemporary Christian Album: Mission 3:16"
  • Carman met with Sean Sellers (convicted murderer who turned his life to Christ) and acted as his spiritual advisor while he was executed on death row.
  • RIAA certifies W.O.W. compilation platinum
  • RIAA Certified Platinum Video: "The Standard"
  • Carman performed a concert during Mardi Gras in New Orleans. He was the first Christian music ministry to set up a stage along the parade route.
  • RIAA Certified Gold Video: "Yo Kids: The Vidz"
  • RIAA Certified Platinum Recording: "The Standard"
  • "Power and Glory Award" for favorite inspirational album "I Surrender All:30 Classic Hymns"
  • RIAA certifies W.O.W. compilation platinum
  • GMA Dove Award Winner: Rap Hip Hop Song of the Year "R.I.O.T."
  • RIAA Certified Gold Video: "R.I.O.T. The Movie"
  • RIAA certifies W.O.W. compilation platinum
  • RIAA Certified Gold Recording: "R.I.O.T. (Righteous Invasion Of Truth)"
  • RIAA Certified Gold Video: "The Standard"
  • RIAA Certified Gold Recording: "The Standard"
  • Carman started 15 R.I.O.T centers, a R.I.O.T. center is an inner city church specifically designed to meet the needs of the inner city.
  • Mayor Bill Campbell officially proclaims October 19, 1996 as “Carman Day” during concert at Georgia Dome.
  • RIAA certifies W.O.W. compilation platinum
  • GMA Dove Award Winner: Children's Music Album of the Year "Yo! Kidz! 2 - The Armor Of God"
  • RIAA Certified Gold Video: "Raising The Standard LIVE"
  • RIAA Certified Gold Recording: "The Absolute Best"
  • Carman accomplished his goal of collecting one million names for a "constitutional amendment favoring prayer in public schools". The most names collected by any one person on any issue in US history.
  • Billboard Magazine, Christian Retailing, Bookstore Journal: #1 Album: "The Standard"
  • The CCM Update, CCM Magazine: #1 Album: "The Standard"
  • Christian Retailing, Bookstore Journal: #1 Video: "The Standard"
  • The CCM Update, CCM Magazine: #1 Video: "The Standard"
  • "Meant for This Moment" Becomes # 1 single.
  • Carman holds the largest "Solo" Contemporary Christian Music Concert ever in history, at Texas Stadium, Dallas Texas, with 72,132 people in attendance
  • GMA Dove Award Winner: Long Form Video of the Year "Addicted To Jesus"
  • GMA Dove Award Winner: Children's Music Album of the Year "Yo! Kidz!"
  • RIAA Certified Gold Recording: "Addicted To Jesus"
  • The CCM Update, Christian Research Report (CRR): #1 Inspirational Single: "Serve The Lord"
  • The CCM Update: #1 Video Single: "Serve The Lord"
  • RIAA Certified Platinum Video: "Revival in the Land"
  • The song "The River" becomes the CRR #1 Inspirational Song of the Year.
  • Commendation of Excellence Award from BMI for unprecedented accomplishments in the field of Christian Music.
  • RIAA Certified Gold Video: "Addicted To Jesus"
  • Billboard Magazine: Contemporary Christian Artist Of The Year
  • Billboard Magazine: The CCM Magazine: Contemporary Christian Album Of The Year: "Addicted To Jesus"
  • The CCM Update, Bookstore Journal, Christian Retailing: #1 Video Sales: "Addicted To Jesus"
  • The CCM Update: #1 Inspirational/AC Single: "Somewhere Within The Heart" (with Cindy Morgan)
  • CRR (Christian Research Report): #1 AC Single: "Somewhere Within The Heart" (with Cindy Morgan)
  • Grammy Nominated Record: "Addicted To Jesus"
  • Billboard Magazine Outstanding Achievement Award: "Revival in the Land" - 33 weeks at #1.
  • "Carman World Outreach Day"
  • Ampex Golden Reel Award : "Revival in The Land"
  • RIAA Certified Gold Recording: "Revival In The Land"
  • RIAA Certified Gold Recording: "The Champion"
  • GMA Dove Award Winner: Long Form Video of the Year: "Revival In The Land"
  • GMA Dove Award Winner: Short Form Video of the Year: "Revival In The Land"
  • The CCM Update, Bookstore Journal, Christian Retailing: #1 Video Sales: "Revival In The Land"
  • RIAA GOLD VIDEO: "Revival In The Land"
  • Record for largest "solo" ticketed Christian concert: 50,000: Wanderers Cricket Stadium, Johanessburg, South Africa
  • For the concert given in "Fort Apache in the Bronx, N.Y.C., president of the council of New York City officially proclaims Saturday September, 28
  • Billboard Magazine: Contemporary Christian Artist Of The Year
  • Billboard Magazine: The CCM Update: Contemporary Christian Album Of The Year: "Revival In The Land"
  • The CCM Update, Bookstore Journal, Christian Retailing: #1 Album: "Revival In The Land"
  • RIAA Certified Platinum Video: "Revival In The Land"
  • RIAA Certified Gold Recording: "Carman Live ... Radically Saved"
  • RIAA Certified Gold Video: "Carman Live ... Radically Saved"
  • The CCM Update: #1 CHR Single: "Radically Saved"
  • The CCM Update: #1 Video Single: "Revival In The Land"
  • The CCM Update: #1 Video Single: "A Witch's Invitation"
  • GMA Dove Award Winner: Long Form Video of the Year: "Carman Live - Radically Saved!"
  • The CCM Update, Christian Retailing: #1 Video Sales: "Carman Live ... Radically Saved!"
  • Charisma Magazine "Readers Choice Award"; Favorite Male Vocalist
  • Ampex Golden Reel Award : "Radically Saved Live"
  • Charisma Magazine "Readers Choice Award"; Favorite Male Vocalist
  • Grammy Nominated Album of the Year. "Long Time Ago In a Land Called Bethlehem"