In a once-in-a-lifetime tribute event, 35 Years of Friends: Celebrating The Music of Michael W. Smith will feature friends and fellow musicians paying tribute to Smith on April 30, 2019, at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN.
Capitol Christian Music Group recently surprised Matthew West with an RIAA certified platinum (1 million single sales) plaque commemorating his landmark song, "The Motions."
Taking the audience on a walk down memory lane, Matthew West has been announced as a performer at the 96th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting.
When I wrote this song, I never realized how awkward it would be to reference a song that has the word "song" in the title. [Laughs] When I say, “This song “Mercy is a Song”…,” it sounds funny to me.
Matthew West took home his first GMA Dove Award for Songwriter of the Year (Artist) at the 49th Annual GMA Dove Awards Tuesday night at Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN.
The Christian music industry’s top songwriters, stars and executives gathered to celebrate the 40th annual ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) Christian Music Awards on Monday, October 15 at the Franklin Theatre in downtown Franklin, Tennessee. Awards were presented for the most performed Christian music songs over the last year, with the top honor going to Colby Wedgeworth for ASCAP Christian Music Songwriter of the Year.
The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced all-star presenters for the 49th Annual GMA Dove Awards, including Bart Millard, Bill Gaither, Dr. Bobby Jones, Chris Tomlin, Deborah Joy Winans, Devon Franklin, Jasmine Murray, Mark Lowry, Marvin Sapp, Matt Maher, Matthew West, Pat Barrett, Ricky Dillard, Russ Taff and Tasha Cobbs Leonard.