Thank You From Michael & Rocketown!


Earlier this week we celebrated a great night at Rocketown.  Our Fourth Annual Comedy for a Cause was a HUGE success.  I can’t say enough about our headliner – Tim Hawkins.  Tim is truly one of the most talented people I know.  From the minute he hit the stage he had the crowd in the

'The Spirit of Christmas', Michael W. Smith's New Christmas Record, Has Arrived


Michael W. Smith’s new Christmas album, THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS, has arrived! Learn all about the album below. Get your copy at any of the below links or wherever you experience music! amazon amazonMP3 Cracker Barrel (available in stores now) Family Christian F.Y.E. GooglePlay iTunes Lifeway (available in stores now) Mardel MichaelWSmith Target Wal-mart Streaming

TOUR DATE ANNOUNCEMENTS


  2014 CHRISTMAS TOUR DATES Nov 30 – Anaheim, CA w/ Rachael Lampa Dec 1 – Modesto, CA w/ Rachael Lampa Dec 4 – Nashville, TN w/ Rachael Lampa & Orchestra Dec 5 – Birmingham, AL w/ Rachael Lampa & Orchestra Dec 6 – Richmond, VA w/ Rachael Lampa Dec 11 – Wichita, KS w/ Rachael Lampa Dec 12 –

The Story Behind 'SOVEREIGN OVER US'


Michael W. Smith discussing ‘SOVEREIGN OVER US’ This song is from the new album SOVEREIGN. SOVEREIGN on iTunes:  http://mws.cta.gs/002 Michael’s official website:  http://mws.cta.gs/006 Michael on Facebook:  http://mws.cta.gs/007 Michael on Twitter:  http://mws.cta.gs/008 Michael on Instagram:  http://mws.cta.gs/009 Michael’s YouTube channel:  http://mws.cta.gs/005 Music video by Michael W. Smith performing Sovereign Over Us. (C) 2014 The MWS Group under

WATCH 'THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS' ALBUM TRAILER AND PRE-ORDER NOW!


Michael W. Smith is BACK this Christmas Season with a brand new album this!  Watch the trailer below! Click HERE to read the tracklisting, guest artists, and pre-order your copy now from MichaelWSmith.com. THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS arrives in stores worldwide on September 30, 2014

Michael W. Smith to Bring Nostalgia Back This Christmas


Three-time GRAMMY® winner Michael W. Smith partnered with Rolling Stone Country today to announce the September 30 release ofMichael W. Smith & Friends: The Spirit of Christmas, featuring an all-star lineup of guests – Vince Gill, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Martina McBride, Amy Grant, Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Nettles, Bono and Michael McDonald. (Scroll down

Michael W. Smith and 250 Voice Choir Perform in Juneau...


Famous performers are routinely described as humble, nice people in person, but in the case of Michael W. Smith, these over-used adjectives actually appear to apply. While on an Alaskan cruise organized through Inspiration Cruises, world-renowned Christian singer Smith volunteered himself and a choir of 250 people to provide a concert during their stop in

A Note From Michael About His Recent Trip to Eastern Europe...


It’s hard for me to put into words the impact of what I witnessed in Georgia and Poland recently. I’m so happy that the BGEA has put together two short videos to tell just a bit of the stories of these two amazing festivals. I’m grateful to Franklin Graham and his team for allowing me

"SKY SPILLS OVER" Official Lyric Video Released!


Check out the official lyric video for SKY SPILLS OVER from Michael W. Smith’s latest album, SOVEREIGN! Can you HEAR THAT THUNDER? Watch, Share, Spread The Word! Would you like to purchase SOVEREIGN today? Click Here!

Top 10 Billboard 200 Debut for Michael W. Smith’s SOVEREIGN!


Nashville, Tenn. (May 21, 2014) - Three-time GRAMMY® winner Michael W. Smith is celebrating a Top 10 Billboard 200 debut today for his new project, Sovereign, which released last week. In addition, the critically acclaimed album nabbed the No. 1 spot on the Christian/Gospel album and digital sales charts, as well as the Praise & Worship albums chart. Smith’s first studio worship album

'SOVEREIGN' HAS ARRIVED - WORLDWIDE!


Today, three-time GRAMMY® winner Michael W. Smith opens a new chapter in his illustrious career as he releases Sovereign, his first studio worship album since 2008 and his first album with new label partner Sparrow Records and Capitol Christian Music Group. This week, the man who in honor of ASCAP’s 100th Anniversary was (along with Amy

THE 'SOVEREIGN' VIDEOS


Watch the Lyric and Live Videos from Michael W. Smith’s new album below!  More will be added as they are released, so make sure you check back.  Help spread the message of these songs by sharing with your friends, family, and church family. ALL OF THE SONGS LISTED BELOW ARE FEATURED ON MICHAEL W. SMITH’S

Listen to SOVEREIGN on at iTUNES...


Listen to SOVEREIGN for FREE (full album stream ends on Monday, May 12th):  http://smarturl.it/SovereignFirstPlay   SOVEREIGN arrives in-stores EVERYWHERE next TUESDAY, May 13th!  

Sample Each Song from SOVEREIGN Now...


Listen to 30 second samples of the 12 songs that make up Michael W. Smith’s SOVEREIGN album now! Order your copy now at iTunes! SOVEREIGN arrives in-stores EVERYWHERE on Tuesday, May 13, 2014.  

Listen & Watch Videos for THREE New Songs from SOVEREIGN!


Michael W. Smith is proud to present three LIVE versions of songs from his upcoming album, SOVEREIGN – in-stores EVERYWHERE on Tuesday, May 13, 2014! (All three of the videos below  are also available on the Deluxe Edition of SOVEREIGN along with 6 other live performances). Also, for those of you who have scrolled all

THE 'SOVEREIGN' TOUR DATES ANNOUNCED!


Michael W. Smith will be hitting the road hard this year and is very happy to announce the first round of tour dates on his upcoming ‘SOVEREIGN’ World Tour! Upcoming Michael W. Smith Tour Dates:   May 1 – Centerville, OH May 2 – Port Huron, MI May 3 – Battle Creek, MI May 24

The Countdown to the ALASKA CRUISE is ON!


The Michael W. Smith & Friends Cruise to Alaska has been sold out for a couple months now…   however, we did just release a few cabins from our “staff holds”.  Call Inspiration cruises if you’re interested in filling one of these last few cabins.  You can get more information here:  http://www.michaelwsmithcruise.com And while we’re

NEW MUSIC VIDEO IS HERE: 'YOU WON'T LET GO'


The official LIVE Music Video is here for ‘YOU WON’T LET GO’ from Michael W. Smith’s new album, SOVEREIGN. The music video is included as part of the CD/DVD DELUXE Edition that includes 10 songs from SOVEREIGN performed LIVE.  Pre-order your copy here!

Michael W. Smith's first-ever classic HYMNS album available now!


MICHAEL W. SMITH’S new album, HYMNS, available NOW!   iTunes:  http://smarturl.it/hymnsitunes CrackerBarrel.com:  http://smarturl.it/hymnscb Amazon:  http://smarturl.it/hymnsamazon   OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE:   Michael W. Smith’s newest album Hymns is available beginning today exclusively at all Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® locations and online at crackerbarrel.com. The digital album will also be available for purchase at select digital

New Album Official Press Release


Sovereign marks Smith’s first studio worship album since 2008 Sovereign Deluxe Edition to include DVD concert with special appearances by Kari Jobe and Leeland Mooring Nashville, Tenn. (March 20, 2014) - After selling more than 15 million albums, scoring 28 No. 1 hits, earning three GRAMMY® Awards and more than 40 Dove Awards, musical icon Michael W. Smith will open

MWS First Album of Traditional Church Hymns Arriving March 24th (Exclusively at Cracker Barrel Old Country Stores)


MICHAEL W. SMITH AND CRACKER BARREL OLD COUNTRY STORE®  ANNOUNCE EXCLUSIVE ALBUM, HYMNS, AVAILABLE MARCH 24 First Album of Traditional Church Hymns for Legendary Contemporary Christian Music Entertainer   LEBANON, Tenn. (March 05, 2014) – Just in time for the Easter season, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® and Michael W. Smith announce the release of

Official Lyric Video Released For "You Won't Let Go"


Michael W. Smith is BACK with the first single, YOU WON’T LET GO, from his album SOVEREIGN.  Watch, Share, Spread The Word!

Alaska Cruise Update


As we get closer to July you will occasionally be hearing from the good folks at Inspiration Cruises & Tours as well as from your friends here at the MWS Group. We don’t think anyone gets more excited about these fabulous trips than we do! Plans for this cruise are well underway and we have

New Single: YOU WON'T LET GO - Now Available for Download!


 “You Won’t Let Go” – the first single from Michael’s upcoming album, Sovereign, is now available on iTunes and Amazon! GET IT HERE:  http://smarturl.it/YouWontLetGo

New Single: YOU WON'T LET GO - Live from KLOVE


Michael dropped by KLOVE to play his new song, YOU WON’T LET GO, for them… here’s that live version of the song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fEQjRNxx_Ok  Be watching for the radio / album version to come your way VERY soon! New album in-stores this May! Listen Now:  

Michael takes over SIRIUS XM Radio Beginning Monday (Dec. 23) through Christmas!


Michael W. Smith is once again taking over Sirius XM’S THE MESSAGE Channel starting Monday, December 23rd @ 6 pm eastern through Christmas day at midnight eastern. (Get more info here.  Not a Sirius XM Subscriber?  You can sign-up for FREE and get a 30 day trial.). Click here to read the full schedule – and

Michael W. Smith Performing on ABC's CMA Country Christmas on December 2nd!


Smitty recently recorded a live performance for ABC’s CMA Country Christmas that will air nationwide on December 2nd at 9 pm est / 8 pm central on all ABC Channels nationwide. Don’t miss this very special performance with Jennifer Nettles of SUGARLAND. Click here for more information on the show!  

Michael's album, GLORY, wins at 44th Annual Dove Awards!


Congrats to Michael W. Smith on his”Best Instrumental” Dove Award last night, Tuesday, October 15, 2013. About The Dove Awards:   For more than four decades, the GMA Dove Awards has honored outstanding achievements and excellence in Gospel music.  The most anticipated music event of the year for fans and industry alike, the show celebrates

Michael W. Smith Reflects on Friendship with Billy Graham


This November, Grammy Award-winning Christian artist Michael W. Smith and his wife, Debbie, will invite non-Christian friends into their home outside Nashville, Tenn. “Maybe we should have invited these people into our home a long time ago,” Smith said. So why now? This year, Smith’s longtime friend, Billy Graham, is leading a national, in-home Crusade

Michael W. Smith & Jason Crabb on TBN's Praise The Lord show this Friday


Smitty will be discussing his upcoming tour with Jason Crabb. Also talking with Michael and Jason is Gold Medal, figure skater, Scott Hamilton. Show will air on TBN at 2 pm and 7 pm pacific.

Fall Tour Special Guest Announced...


Multi-platinum recording artist Michael W. Smith has announced plans for the final leg to the successful “Worship Around The World” tour and has invited Jason Crabb, Christian Music’s reigning Male Vocalist of the Year and Artist of the Year, to be his very special guest. The tour is slated to hit approximately 12 cities across

Michael W. Smith and Capitol Christian Music Group Partner...


For the first time in his 30-year career Christian music icon Michael W. Smith has signed with a new label, exiting Provident Music Group to ink a deal with Capitol Christian Music Group, formerly EMI Christian Music Group. “When you’ve been with a family as long as I’ve been with Provident, it’s very difficult to

Michael W. Smith's A Tennessee Weekend Review... A Blogger's Perspective


WHAT A WEEKEND WITH MICHAEL W. SMITH: The below blog appears on NewReleaseTuesday.com     There’s no denying that when it comes to Christian music, Michael W. Smith looms large. He was part of a key group of artists in the 1980s that changed the face of Christian music by pairing timeless truths with modern