Michael W. Smith
Michael W. Smith
Multi-Platinum artist, best-selling author and acclaimed actor Michael W. Smith continues to live out his dream; he releases new music regularly and performs around the world to sold-out crowds of loyal and inspired fans. During Michael’s storied career, he’s not only been honored with three Grammy Awards, 45 Dove Awards, an American Music Award and has sold more than 15 million albums, he’s also given back to the global community. Michael has raised funds to battle AIDS in Africa alongside longtime friend Bono, started Rocketown, a safe haven for young people in Tennessee to meet and find hope, and has helped more than 70,000 children’s lives through Compassion International.
In many ways, Michael is a statesman, at the fulcrum of Christian music in pivotal moments. And like the ‘heart of a lion’ that is said to never go away, Michael isn’t content staying with the equilibrium. With that drive and a non-stop touring and recording schedule, Michael hit a wall most creative people hit at some point in their careers.
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This is as up to date as it gets. If a new song hits the airwaves and it starts trending fast, chances are you will be able to spot it here. If an old song suddenly spikes because of a unique current event, you'll see that here as well. So get out a bag of popcorn and hit refresh every 10 minutes to watch the race.
"Behold the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!" The blood of the sacrificial lamb, throughout the Old Testament, was the means to right relationship with God. But the Blood of Jesus was the perfect sacrifice to bring the world into right relationship with God. Sing about this gift of love with your church family this weekend!
These days, most of the great worship songs end up on a radio playlist somewhere in this world. People love to cruise down the highway with their windows open and hands raised (well, at least one hand) while having their own private time of worship. On a practical note, artists will often record a special radio version of their song that is trimmed down to around three minutes. You won't find a lot of spontaneous repetition in these arrangements. Here is a list of our top praise and worship radio hits.
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This list tracks the most popular worship songs overall, dating back exactly 365 days from today. Only the best of the best will ever make it into this list. Watch these trends closely to stay in tune with songs that churches all over the world are singing on a regular basis.