Monday ~ August 21st
Zach Williams is a husband, father, recording artist, and songwriter, writing life-changing songs that come from a place of humility, honesty, and a direct reflection of God’s redemption in his life.
With music reaching fans far and wide, in his career to date Williams has earned two GRAMMY® awards (Chain Breaker, 2018; “There Was Jesus,” 2021), and along with an additional five GRAMMY nominations, Williams is a multi-GMA Dove Awards and K-LOVE Fan Awards winner and nominee, and made radio history with two consecutive radio No. 1 hits for 35 weeks with his debut singles “Chain Breaker” and “Old Church Choir.”
“Chain Breaker,” his debut and RIAA®-certified Platinum single from the Gold-selling album Chain Breaker (now RIAA-certified Gold), gave Williams his first GRAMMY nomination for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song (2017). He received other GRAMMY nods for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album, Survivor: Live from Harding Prison (2019), and in 2020 for “Rescue Story” (Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song). He has multiple Billboard Music Award nominations and American Music Award nominations, and his songs “Old Church Choir” and “Fear Is a Liar” are RIAA-certified Gold.
He performed the multi-week No. 1 single “There Was Jesus,” also certified Gold, live with Parton on the 53rd Annual CMA Awards in 2019, while the song made the Pandora Top Spins chart for twelve consecutive weeks and was named one of Pandora’s top 100 songs across all genres. Additionally, “There Was Jesus” was WAY-FM’s top song of 2020.
To date, he has won six GMA Dove Awards (Artist of the Year; New Artist of the Year; Pop/ Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year, “Chain Breaker;” Pop/Contemporary Song, “Old Church Choir;” Songwriter of the Year/Artist; Recorded Music Packaging, Rescue Story). He was also named Billboard’s 2017 Top Christian Male Vocalist and New Artist of the Year and CCM Fan Awards’ Favorite New Artist Of The Year. Apple Music chose him as Artist of the Week (2016), while “Chain Breaker” was the top track of 2016 on iTunes’ Christian Songs chart. Williams has also been awarded by BMI with four Citation of Achievement awards for his singles “Chain Breaker,” “Old Church Choir,” and “Fear Is a Liar,” recognizing the songs for their national popularity and reach.
Williams released his third album, A Hundred Highways, in the fall of 2022, which features his hit song “Heart Of God” and “Jesus’ Fault,” a duet with country superstar Walker Hayes. Williams also reunited with Dolly Parton for a performance of “There Was Jesus” on her 2022 NBC Christmas special, “Mountain Magic Christmas.” Zach Williams will be touring with TobyMac and MercyMe this fall, along with one-off tour stops this summer. For the most updated information, visit ZachWilliamsMusic.com.