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Michael Whitaker Smith more popularly known as Michael Smith is a musician that celebrates modern-day Christian music. Such music revolves around discussing themes that are in coherence with the Christian religion and writing inspirational lyrics that aim to move the listeners. Born on the seventh of October in the year 1957, this singer's claim to fame is his record "Place in this world", that reached the top ten spot in Billboard Hot 100 songs list. Though he became active in the music industry in the year 1983, he didn't gain recognition or fame into the mainstream music industry until the year 1991 with his chart-topping single mentioned above. The musician has made several entries in the Contemporary Christian charts and has also made it to the mainstream charts.
Selling a whopping amount of thirteen million records worldwide, he has released twenty albums until the year 2011. Out of these twenty albums, five have received platinum certification, while fourteen albums have been certified gold. If you are hoping to see this inspirational musician perform live in concert, what you should do is purchase Michael Smith tickets without any delay.
Having been named one of the "Most Beautiful People" by the People's Magazine, Michael Smith not only has the success but the looks to match it, which makes his female fan following reach thousands in number. Born in the small city Kenova in the state of West Virginia, to Barbara and Paul Smith, his love for Christian music grew at a very young age, since he spent a lot of time in the church. He became more and more involved in the Christian faith, reading the bible on a daily basis, while wearing a cross around his neck. He also became acquainted with other young Christians who were devoted to the faith. However, as he grew older, his friends went away to pursue their careers, and Smith was grief stricken due to loneliness. This led to him getting involved in alcohol and drugs and his condition began to deteriorate. During this time he attended college and performed around West Virginia locally in different bands. Seeing his state, Michael's sister advised him to move to the state of Nashville, the musical capital to pursue his career professionally. So taking her advice, he decided to move there in the year 1978.
Working as a landscaper, the singer got more and more involved in drugs and alcohol which led to a nervous breakdown in the following year. This led to him moving back to Christianity for solace. He then auditioned for a Christian Group as a keyboardist and became the member of the group. However, it wasn't until the year 1981, that he got involved in music professionally. Michael Smith was approached by Meadowgreen Music and asked to come aboard as a writer. Over the years he produced many gospel hits sung by celebrities such as Bill Gaither, Sandi Patty, Amy Grant and Kathy Troccoli.
Smith was asked by Amy Grant to accompany her on a tour playing as a keyboardist. During the tour he worked on this debut album "The Michael W. Smith Project" which was released in the year 1983. The label that released this first ever album was created by Smith's brother in law, called Reunion Records. This album was nominated for a Grammy Award in the following year. Michael Smith's second album was released in the following year named "Michael W. Smith 2". His next album was released in 1986 called "The Big Picture" after which he started his own tours and gained fame and popularity. Accompanying Grant on another tour of hers, he worked on his fourth album "Christmas". If you wish to hear this soulful singer perform hits from his Grammy winning albums, all you need to do is buy Michael Smith tickets.
Michael Smith has been able to bag three Grammy Awards and around forty Dove Awards. He has been nominated for nine other Grammy categories. Winning the Grammy Awards for Best Gospel Performance for the year 1984 and Best Contemporary Gospel Album for the years 1995 and 2002, Michael has gained massive fame and critical acclaim over the years. Get to hear your favorite gospel singer perform and enlighten your world with his smashing hits. Keep an eye out for Michael Smith tickets and get a hold of them before they run out.