Matthew West is a multiple-ASCAP Christian Music Songwriter/Artist of the Year winner, a four-time GRAMMY® nominee, and an American Music Award and Billboard Music Award winner. His songwriting credits include cuts by Casting Crowns, Michael W. Smith, Amy Grant, Mandisa, and others. His song “Hello, My Name Is” topped the Billboard singles chart for a record 17 weeks. A consummate storyteller, Matthew has collected over 40,000 personal stories from across the globe, which have inspired many of his hit songs. Matthew and his family make their home in Tennessee.