Michael W. Smith

Michael W. Smith

 

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Michael Whitaker Smith (born October 7, 1957) is an American musician, who has charted in both contemporary Christian and mainstream charts.[2] His biggest success in mainstream music was in 1991 when "Place in this World" hit No. 6 on the Billboard Hot 100. Over the course of his career, he has sold more than 18 million albums.[3]

Smith is a three-time Grammy Award winner, an American Music Award recipient,[4] and has earned 45 Dove Awards.[5] In 1999, ASCAP awarded him with the "Golden Note" Award for lifetime achievement in songwriting,[6] and in 2014 they honored him as the "cornerstone of Christian music" for his significant influence on the genre.[7] He also has recorded 31 No. 1 Hit songs, fourteen gold albums, and five platinum albums.[3] He has also starred in 2 films and published 13 books including This is Your Time, which he worked with Christian author Gary Thomas to write.[8]

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A Million Lights
 
A Million Lights is an upcoming studio album by Christian recording artist Michael W.
Light to You
Song
Light to You is a song by musical artist Michael W.
Crashing Waves
Song
Crashing Waves is a song by musical artist Michael W.
Surrounded
Song
Surrounded is a song by musical artist Michael W.

Photos - Michael W. Smith217

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Popular Albums39

Album Appearances & References27

Popular Songs17

Popular Live Albums3

Song Appearances & References2

Musical Group References1

Films2

Minor Film Appearances & References2

TV Shows2

Book References & Influences1

Commercial & Non-Profit Relationships1

Collaborators & Influencers17

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Upcoming Concerts22

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Michael W. Smith Releases Two New Albums Back-to-Back
  –  February 1, 2018
Bestselling singer-songwriter Michael W. Smith is set to make history this month, releasing two brand-new projects, one a live worship album and the other a pop album. With his last worship project Sovereign hitting the top 10 of the Billboard 200 charts ...
Singer Michael W. Smith coming to Aberdeen March 10
  –  January 30, 2018
Renowned Christian music artist Michael W. Smith will be taking the stage at the Aberdeen Civic Arena March 10. Smith rose to fame as a Christian and mainstream music artist in the early '90s. His albums have gone multi-platinum, and he has earned three ...
Michael W. Smith Releases Two New Albums Back-to-Back
  –  February 1, 2018
Bestselling singer-songwriter Michael W. Smith is set to make history this month, releasing two brand-new projects, one a live worship album and the other a pop album. With his last worship project Sovereign hitting the top 10 of the Billboard 200 charts ...
Michael W. Smith Releases A Million Lights This Friday, Feb.16
  –  February 16, 2018
The USA Today, Yahoo! Music and CCM Magazine-acclaimed studio album premiere streams today from Billboard at https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/8099594/michael-w-smith-premieres-a-million-lights-album-exclusive and will be available Friday at digital ...
Michael W. Smith Returns to Hot Christian Songs Chart: Music Can 'Transform a Life on Every Level'
  –  February 16, 2018
The genre vet's new single debuts ahead of the release of two new albums. Format cornerstone Michael W. Smith makes his first appearance on Billboard's Hot Christian Songs chart in over two-and-a-half years, as new radio focus track "Surrounded (Fight My ...
BrightStone announces Michael W. Smith as performer for Music that Touches the Heart
  –  February 3, 2018
BrightStone's 16th annual Music that Touches the Heart benefit, set for Wednesday evening, Feb. 21, in Liberty Hall at the Factory at Franklin, has announced Michael W. Smith will perform at the benefit along with several award-winning songwriters.
Michael W. Smith Releases Two New Albums Back-to-Back
  –  February 1, 2018
Michael W. Smith will release the new projects A Million Lights and Surrounded on Feb. 17 and Feb. 23 through Rocketown Records/Fuel Music. Image courtesy of Hogansen Media Relations. Michael W. Smith will release the new projects A Million Lights and ...
Singer Michael W. Smith coming to Aberdeen March 10
  –  January 30, 2018
Renowned Christian music artist Michael W. Smith will be taking the stage at the Aberdeen Civic Arena March 10. Smith rose to fame as a Christian and mainstream music artist in the early '90s. His albums have gone multi-platinum, and he has earned three ...
Michael W. Smith talks about Texas shooting, Christmas music and Bono
  –  November 21, 2017
On the morning after the mass shooting at a Baptist church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, Michael W. Smith had pain in his voice. "It’s awful, it’s just awful," said the Grammy-winning Christian music superstar. "Everybody’s going to have their opinion.

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