Matt MaherSaints & Sinners
Category:Contemporary Christian/Gospel Album of the Year
Label:Provident/Sony*David C. Cook
Hometown: St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador
Since his 2008 major label debut, recording artist, songwriter and worship leader, Maher has become a staple in the artistic and song-writing community. A five-time GRAMMY® nominee, he has garnered multiple radio successes, writing and recording songs like “Lord, I Need You,” “Hold Us Together,” “All The People Said Amen,” “Your Grace Is Enough,” “Because He Lives (Amen),” Come As You Are,” and “Soul On Fire.” Maher has penned songs recorded by Chris Tomlin, Crowder, Third Day, Matt Redman, Hillsong, Passion and Meredith Andrews, among others. In 2013, Maher performed on stage with Pope Francis in front of more than 3 million people at World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro, and is scheduled to perform at World Youth Day 2016, taking place in Krakow, Poland. He most recently performed in front of Pope Francis at the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 2015. Maher released his fifth full-length studio release in March, Saints and Sinners. Maher hails from St. John’s, Newfoundland.