The Most Popular Christian Songwriters
Just like any genre of music christian music has its own set of fans and celebrities. The most popular christian songwriters are:
Steven Curtis Chapman
Winner of 5 Grammy awards and 56 Gospel music Association Dove Awards, Steven Curtis Chapman needs no introduction. Chapman is one of the most creative singer/songwriters of this generation.Â Not only that, but Chapman has won awards for songwriting in 10 out of 20 years of his career. Chapman was also given an Honorary Doctorate of music by the Anderson University on May 7th, 2011.
Michael Whitaker Smith
Michael smith the singer-songwriter, composer and actor that rocked the billboard top ten charts is a 3 time Grammy Award winner. As a child smith sang for the church choir and also learned Piano at an early age. He is the most admired crossover artist of the 90s.
The Christian musician and songwriter from Tennessee, Matthew West came to be known after his songs, “More”, “You are everything” and “the Motions” which topped the charts. He won a Dove Award for his debut album “Happy” in the year 2003. Matthew to date has released four studio albums. Matthew has worked as a solo artist and has also written songs for big names like Rascal Flatts and Bill Ray Cyrus.
Nicole C. Mullen
Nicole Mullen started her career in the 1990’s with her first solo album “Don’t Let Me Go.” She is not only a singer and songwriter but also a choreographer. News has it that she will be formally inducted in the Christian Music Hall of Fame in November, 2011. Nicole also wrote songs for Jacquelyn Velasquez, who is a contemporary Christian music singer. Mullen has the achievement of being the only African American artist to receive the Dove Award for the best song writer.