Grammy-nominee Steven Curtis Chapman has once again nabbed top honors for American Songwriter Magazine’s annual awards. Within the Christian category, Chapman garnered the top spot for Artist Of The Year, Songwriter Of The Year as well as Song Of The Year for ‘The Change.’ Chapman’s publishing, Sparrow Song/ Peach Hill Songs/Cabinetmaker Music, won top honors as Christian Publisher Of The Year as did his Declaration co-producer, Brown Bannister for Producer Of The Year.
For the overall categories, which combine the Pop, Country, Christian and R&B genres, Chapman was #2 for Songwriter Of The Year and #2 for Producer, #3 for Artist Of The Year (Destiny’s Child #1, Lonestar #2) and #3 for his song, ‘The Change.’
The American Songwriter Magazine awards are announced each year, highlighting the talents of the various genres of music such as Pop, Country, R&B and Christian. The Christian music data is tabulated from the CCM Update Charts.
Chapman was also awarded Campus Life’s Best Male Artist Of The Year and Declaration was the #2 Album Of The Year. ‘Live Out Loud’ was honored as the #3 Song Of The Year. Winners will be announced in the upcoming March/April issue, which features Chapman and Michael W. Smith on the cover.
Catch Chapman tonight on the Grammy Awards as he is nominated for Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album for Declaration!