Matthew West at CCM ARTISTS - Christian Artists & Bands

MATTHEW WEST

Matthew West was raised in the suburbs of Chicago, he had two passions, baseball and music. He played baseball through high school, and was his team’s captain as a senior. He was awarded a four-year music scholarship to Millikin University in Illinois, and he graduated in 1999. Shortly after graduating, Word Music signed him to a songwriting contract. With the release of his Dove Award-winning debut album Happy, released in 2003, his first radio single, ”More”, which stayed at No. 1 on Christian AC charts for nine weeks and received two Dove Award nominations.

In addition to his main solo career, West has worked as a songwriter for many Christian musicians and groups such as Point of Grace, Mandisa, Natalie Grant and Casting Crowns.

MATTHEW WEST

Matthew West was raised in the suburbs of Chicago, he had two passions, baseball and music. He played baseball through high school, and was his team’s captain as a senior. He was awarded a four-year music scholarship to Millikin University in Illinois, and he graduated in 1999. Shortly after graduating, Word Music signed him to a songwriting contract. With the release of his Dove Award-winning debut album Happy, released in 2003, his first radio single, ”More”, which stayed at No. 1 on Christian AC charts for nine weeks and received two Dove Award nominations.

In addition to his main solo career, West has worked as a songwriter for many Christian musicians and groups such as Point of Grace, Mandisa, Natalie Grant and Casting Crowns.

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