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Matthew West

Biography

Christian musician and actor known for such hit songs as More, You Are Everything, The Movements, and Forgiveness. He was a devoted baseball participant in senior high school, but his expectations for a university baseball scholarship by no means found fruition. He rather received a four-year music scholarship or grant to Illinois’ Millikin University or college. He made an appearance in the well-received Christian film The Center of Xmas in 2011. He wedded Emily Western in 2003. Collectively they possess two daughters. He published songs for performers like Billy Ray Cyrus before getting an unbiased musician himself.

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Full Name Matthew West
Date Of Birth April 25, 1977
Place Of Birth Downers Grove, IL
Profession Rock Singer
Education Millikin University
Nationality American
Spouse Emily West
Children Delaney Ruth West, Luella Jane West
Parents Joseph West, Sharon West
Siblings Joel West, Adam West
Awards American Music Award for Favorite Contemporary Inspirational Artist, Billboard Music Award for Top Christian Song
Nominations Billboard Music Award for Top Christian Artist, Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album, Grammy Award for Best Gospel Song, Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Christian Music Song, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Music And Lyrics, GMA Dove Award for Song of the Year, GMA Dove Award for Songwriter of the Year - Artist, GMA Dove Award for Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year
Movies The Heart of Christmas
Star Sign Taurus

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1 West is an American contemporary Christian musician. He has released six studio albums and one Christmas album.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ring the Bell 2013 writer: "The Well"
The Heart of Christmas 2011 TV Movie arranger: "O Holy Night", "Away in a Manger", "Jingle Bells" / performer: "Come On Christmas", "One Last Christmas", "O Holy Night", "O Come All Ye Faithful", "The Reason for the World", "Away in a Manger", "Jingle Bells", "The Heart of Christmas" / writer: "Come On Christmas", "One Last Christmas", "The Reason for the World", "The Heart of Christmas"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Heart of Christmas 2011 TV Movie Mark Hurtgren

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Heart of Christmas 2011 TV Movie inspired by: One Last Christmas

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Contemporary Christian Music Album For the album "Into the Light."
2012 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics The Heart of Christmas (2011)


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