Multi-Platinum, GRAMMY and Dove Award winning artist MICHAEL W. SMITH
gathered a community of artists to record "Come Together Now,"
– a song written by Michael W. Smith, David Mullen and Cindy Morgan – to Benefit Haiti Relief efforts.
Artists slated to lend their voices include: Aaron Shust
, Amy Grant
, Ashley Cleveland
, Austins Bridge
, Brandon Heath
, Britt Nicole
, Chris McClarney, Chris Sligh, Don Poythress, Dorothy Savage, Duane Allen, Echoing Angels, Everlife, Francesca Battistelli, Jaime Jamgochian, Jared Anderson, Jody Davis, John Schlitt, Kate Lazar, Katinas, Kevin Max, Kirk Sullivan, Lee Greenwood, Manic Drive, Margaret Becker, Mark Hall, Matt Dowley, Matthew West, Matt Maher, Meredith Andrews, Michael Tait, MIKESCHAIR, Mike Weaver, Paige Armstrong, Phil Stacey, Point of Grace, PureNRG, Rachael Lampa, Restless Heart, Selah, Steven Curtis Chapman, Toby Mac, Wynonna, and Yellow Cavalier. (Artist list is subject to change.)
On Wednesday, January 27th from 7:00pm to 10:00 pm, Michael W. Smith gathered with artists from the Nashville community, and beyond, at Ocean Way Studio singing "Come Together Now,"
– a song written to remind people of our obligation to help our brothers and sisters in Haiti.
The studio has been donated, the musicians have donated their time, and all proceeds from this song will go to designated charity/relief work through organizations like The American Red Cross and Samaritan’s Purse. This is about the Nashville Music Community coming together to help a country in dire need.
About MICHAEL W. SMITH
: (Reunion Records/Provident Music Group):
Throughout his 27-year career as a recording artist, MICHAEL W. SMITH
has amassed an impressive catalog of achievements. His 21 albums have garnered multiple honors including an American Music Award, three GRAMMY ® Awards (from 13 nominations), 44 GMA Dove Awards and 33 No. 1 radio hits. In addition, he holds 16 Gold and five platinum albums for career sales approaching 15 million.
Smith, who was inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame in 2009, has scored several film projects, written 11 books and has been featured by media outlets including, NBC’s Today Show, Good Morning America, NBC Nightly News, Larry King Live, FOX and Friends, Hannity and Colmes, USA Today, NY Times, The Washington Post, LA Times, Newsweek, has been named one of People Magazine's "Most Beautiful People" and has presented multiple times on the GRAMMY Awards show. His tours consistently rank among the best attended in the country, and he has performed to capacity crowds throughout the world.
Constantly giving back to the community, one of Smith’s current projects is Rocketown--a nightclub for teens in his hometown of Nashville, Tenn.--which serves as safe place for young people to enjoy music and for artists to be discovered. He and wife Debbie Smith are the proud parents of five children.
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