Matthew West is a five-time GRAMMY® nominee, a multiple-ASCAP Christian Music Songwriter/Artist of the Year winner and Dove Award winner and, and was awarded an American Music Award (2013) and a Billboard Music Award (2014). West was also nominated for a Primetime Emmy® Award for Original Music & Lyrics for “The Heart of Christmas” from the film of the same name. In addition to his own recording career, West has more than 100 songwriting credits to his name, including cuts by Rascal Flatts, Scotty McCreery, Casting Crowns, Michael W. Smith, Amy Grant, and Mandisa, among others. Selling more than 1.2 million albums to date(TEA), West’s discography includes acclaimed releases: Live Forever (2015), GRAMMY-nominated Into The Light(2012), The Story of Your Life (2010), Something to Say (2008), History (2005) and Happy (2003).
Matthew West, well known for communicating stories through song, has received more than 40,000 stories from around the world. His latest album, Live Forever, continues that storytelling theme anddebuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Christian Sales Chart. West has obtained numerous No. 1 singles, achieving a record-setting No. 1 for 17 straight weeks at radio with “Hello, My Name Is” and “The Motions” for 15 weeks. On the road year-round, he has headlined many of his own tours, such as the current Live Forever Tour running through Fall 2015. West will co-headline 2016’s WinterJam TourSpectacular, the No. 1 tour in the world, which he first joined in 2013. Matthew West can also add author to his name, writing four books to date: Give This Christmas Away, The Story Of Your Life, Forgiveness, and Today Is Day One. To find out more, please visit MatthewWest.com.