Michael W. Smith, a recipient of multiple Grammy and Dove Awards, stands as a distinguished singer, songwriter, and producer. With over 36 #1 songs in both secular and Christian music, he has left an indelible mark on the industry. In addition to selling over 15 million albums, Michael has actively contributed to the global community. He collaborated with long time friend Bono to raise funds for AIDS relief in Africa, he initiated Rocketown—a secure space in Tennessee for youth to connect and discover hope—and impacted over 70,000 children’s lives through his involvement with Compassion International.
In addition to his musical achievements, Smith is also an accomplished author with bestsellers like Old Enough To Know, Friends Are Friends Forever, and The Way of the Father to his credit.