Please note that we have removed the @ sign in the below listed email addresses to protect them from spam. Please remember to use the “@” symbol where you see “(a)” when you send us emails. Thanks!

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BOOKING REQUESTS

  • If you would like to book MWS at your venue, church or event, please contact
  • CAA (Creative Artists Agency) | 615.383.8787

INTERVIEW REQUESTS

  • All requests must be from established journalists/media outlets.
  • Submit all interview requests directly to
  • The {m} Media Collective | Velvet Kelm | 615.591.7989 | velvet@themcollective.com

FAN CORRESPONDENCE & FRIENDS ONLINE

  • Please refer to this FAQ section, where we have tried to give answers to many of your common questions.

WEBMASTER

  • If you have problems or concerns with our website please email fans(a)michaelwsmith.com

CUSTOMER SERVICE/STORE

  • If you have problems or concerns regarding the webstore, please email store(a)michaelwsmith.com

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Michael values your mail and is encouraged by your comments. Even though he cannot write everyone back, hi team will try to answer all your questions. While we no longer receive physical fan mail, you can write to Michael and his team at fans(a)michaelwsmith.com

Q:  WHAT IS FRIENDS ONLINE?

  • ‘Friends Online’, commonly referred to as, “The F.O.” is an online group where friends and fans of Michael W. Smith gather to discuss Michael’s music and news. Michael’s team members post regularly to The F.O. Please Note:  Friends Online is considered a “CLOSED GROUP” by Facebook.  What that means is that each member must be approved by an admin to be able to participate.
  • https://www.facebook.com/groups/michaelwsmith/ 

Q:  HOW DO I JOIN FRIENDS ONLINE?

  • Click here and request a FREE membership:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/michaelwsmith/
  • Within 24 hours of your request, one of our admin team members will accept your membership.  We ask that everyone be respectful of one another and offer constructive appropriate content and commentaries.
  • We do moderate topics, so if any members are acting inappropriately or have profile pictures where are not appropriate for the content of the group, they will be removed.

Q:  IS MICHAEL COMING TO MY CITY? IS HE TOURING SOON?

  • All tour dates can be found here: http://michaelwsmith.com/tour
  • If a date is “official” and on his touring calendar, you will find it there.  Sometimes Ticketmaster might post a concert prior to it showing on MichaelWSmith.com. This means that the show might not be 100% confirmed by management. However, all shows listed on Michael’s website are 100% confirmed. We also reserve the right to change them at any time so prior to making any travel arrangements please make sure you check with the venue and ensure that there have not been any changes made.

Q:  HOW DO I FIND THE CODES TO BUY CONCERT “PRE-SALE” TICKETS?

  • In order to purchase tickets on a “pre-sale,” you need to become a member of Friends Online. Click here and request a FREE membership:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/michaelwsmith/
  • Pre-sales will typically be active for 48 hours before we will make them active for the general public.  There are no guarantees that tickets will be available for pre-sale – although that is our goal for every show.
  • Suggestion: If you see that tickets have gone on-sale for a show and we have not yet posted a link or a pre-sale, DO NOT WAIT. The best tickets you’ll be able to purchase will be those available at that time. To find any show specific ticket information, visit the Tour page on the website and click “Read More” next to the show that you are interested in attending.

Q:  DOES MICHAEL READ HIS FAN MAIL?

  • Michael reads, as much as his schedule will allow, however, it is not possible for him to read every letter sent to him. Because he is unable to write back, he has a “Fan Relations” staff that deals with mail, his website, etc.

Q: CAN YOU SEND ME THE LYRICS TO (insert song here)?

  • MichaelWSmith.com does not include lyrics for every Michael W. Smith song. We suggest that you type the name of the song followed by the word “lyric” into Google’s search bar for a list of sites which may contain the lyric for which you’re searching.

Q:  I WANT TO SING (insert song name here) – HOW CAN I GET THE ACCOMPANIMENT TAPE OR SHEET MUSIC?

Q:  HOW CAN I GET THE SCORE TO THE FREEDOM OR GLORY RECORD SO MY HIGH SCHOOL BAND or CHURCH ORCHESTRA CAN PERFORM IT?

  • Currently, the only place that you can purchase sheet music for FREEDOM is @ HalLeonard.com. The only sheet music available is a Piano Songbook. We apologize that the full orchestrations are not currently available.
  • Currently, the only place that you can purchase sheet music for GLORY is @ WORDMUSIC.com. The only sheet music available is a Piano Songbook. We apologize that the full orchestrations are not currently available.

Q:  CAN I HAVE PERMISSION TO USE ONE OF MICHAEL’S SONGS FOR SOMETHING SUCH AS MY WEBSITE, CHURCH DRAMA, A VIDEO, A DANCE NUMBER, A VIDEO I’M MAKING, A PRESENTATION, etc.?

  • Permission to use one of Michael W. Smith’s songs can be granted by Reunion Records (615.261.6400).
  • You may also fill out their Master Use Request Form here: https://thep.com/MasterUse.aspx
  • Depending on use, you may also need permissions from the individual Publisher and/or the appropriate Performing Rights Organization (ASCAP, BMI or SESAC). Below is the contact information for each of these organizations:
  • ASCAP:  http://www.ascap.com
  • BMI:  http://www.bmi.com
  • SESAC:  http://www.sesac.com

Q:  CAN MICHAEL SEND ME HIS AUTOGRAPH?

  • In the past, Michael offered autographed photos through the fan club. Because of the amount of requests coming in and Michael’s schedule, it is not possible for Michael to fill these requests anymore.

Q:  CAN I GET A BACKSTAGE PASS TO MEET MICHAEL?

  • Due to the volume of requests, meet and greet passes are not available to the general public. In many cities, your local radio stations and/or local retailers might be running contests that will get you access to a meet and greet after the shows.

Q:  I’VE WRITTEN A SONG/LYRICS – CAN MICHAEL LISTEN TO IT/HELP ME FINISH IT/RECORD IT FOR ME, ETC. (ALSO RELATED – I LIKE TO SING – CAN MICHAEL HELP ME GET INTO THE MUSIC INDUSTRY?)

  • At this time, we do not listen/read any demo tapes, lyrics, poems, scripts or songs in any format. Due to the issues surrounding copyrighted and un-copyrighted materials we cannot receive your materials. However, please reach out to the Gospel Music Association (www.gospelmusic.org). They have the time and resources available for aspiring artists and songwriters. Other companies for you to reach out to are listed below.
  • Taxi:  http://www.taxi.com
  • ASCAP:  http://www.ascap.com
  • BMI:  http://www.bmi.com
  • SESAC:  http://www.sesac.com

Q:  WHY CAN’T I FIND THE SONG “LOVE OF MY LIFE” THAT I’VE HEARD MICHAEL SING?

  • Michael sang that song on an album by Jim Brickman’s album “Destiny.”  It is available for purchase on iTunes.

Q:  HOW DO I BOOK MICHAEL FOR A CONCERT—BENEFIT OR REGULAR?

  • If you would like to book MWS at your venue, church or event, please contact:
  • CAA (Creative Artists Agency) | John Huie | 615.383.8787

Q:  WHAT DOES THE “W” STAND FOR IN MICHAEL’S NAME? Whitaker

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If your question is not answered above, please feel free to write to : fans(a)michaelwsmith.com Due to the high volume or emails that we receive at this address please allow a couple weeks for a response.