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Steve Siler

Steve Siler
Steve Siler is an accomplished songwriter and music producer.  As a writer he has had over 500 of his songs recorded in the Christian, pop, & country markets.  Steve has had CCM songs recorded by Point of Grace, Avalon, Anointed, Clay Crosse, The Martins, Aaron Jeoffrey, Greg Long, Be Be Winans, Bob Carlisle, Sandi Patty, Scott Krippayne, Tammy Trent, Travis Cotrell, and Larnelle Harris among others. Nominated for four Dove Awards, Siler won the award in 2000 for Inspirational Song of the Year with I Will Follow Christ.  Some of his other well known songs are Circle of Friends, Not Too Far From Here, and Days of Grace. Steve has had nine #1 CCM songs and 46 top ten singles and songs on four platinum records and two gold records.
Steve has had songs recorded by such notable pop artists as Michael Crawford, Kenny Loggins, Smokey Robinson, Patti Labelle, and Patti Austin.  Kenny Rogers, Jeff Carson, Julie Reeves, and The Oak Ridge Boys are among the country artists that have recorded Steve’s songs.
Steve’s songs have appeared in major motion picture releases and on all of the major television networks including theme and underscore work for children’s animation, sitcoms, drama, sports, game shows, and news programming.
Steve wrote the theme for the Lutheran Vespers national radio program “Grace Matters,” themes for the Christian TV shows, “City of Light” and “Pure Passion,” and theme songs for the Starkey Foundation and the Special Olympics among others.
Steve was the driving creative force behind the Discovery House Heritage Series: Celtic Cry – Heart of the Martyr, David – Ordinary Man, Extraordinary God, and Paul – Pressing On.  He was co-executive producer on the critically acclaimed David CD.
Prior to his work in songwriting Siler worked in marketing at A&M records.
His first book, The Praise & Worship Devotional, was published by Tyndale House.
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