Michael W. Smith

Michael W. Smith



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]



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

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How Christian Artist Michael W. Smith Honored Billy Graham at the Capitol Rotunda
  –  March 1, 2018
Christian music artist Michael W. Smith was among those who paid their respects to the late Rev. Billy Graham, Wednesday, in Washington, DC. Smith was asked to sing "Just As I Am" during the service in the Capitol Hill Rotunda, a moment the singer said he ...
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 ...
Watch NOW: Live Streamed Interview with Christian Music Superstar Michael W. Smith
  –  March 12, 2018
We can’t wait to sit down with Grammy Award-winning multi-platinum artist Michael W. Smith on Monday, March 12 at 7 p.m. ET. We’ll be streaming the in-depth interview live from The Cutting Room in New York City on our Facebook page. If you are in the ...
Christian music artist Michael W. Smith to light up Aberdeen Saturday
  –  March 8, 2018
Christian music star Michael W. Smith stops in Aberdeen Saturday as part of his Million Lights World Tour. The three-time Grammy winner has had a long career and had garnered household recognition by the early 1990s. His songs "Place in This World" and "I ...
Music review: Michael W. Smith - ‘A Million Lights’
  –  March 8, 2018
With “A Million Lights,” Michael W. Smith continues to offer words of encouragement and hope by shining a musical light on the darkness that seeks to divide and conquer us. I first became a fan of Smith way back in 1990 with the purchase of “Go West ...
Christian Artist Michael W. Smith Honors Billy Graham with Tearful Musical Tribute
  –  March 2, 2018
Christian music artist Michael W. Smith received the honor of singing at both Rev. Billy Graham's funeral and also during the memorial service inside the US Capitol Rotunda. Smith said he had "no words to fully describe the emotions" when asked to sing ...


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