Chris Tomlin

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Christopher Dwayne Tomlin (born May 4, 1972) is an American contemporary Christian music (CCM) artist, worship leader, and songwriter from Grand Saline, Texas, United States who has sold nearly 30 million records. He is a former staff member at Austin Stone Community Church and is signed to EMI's sixstepsrecords. Tomlin leads worship at many Passion events. Some of his most well-known songs are "How Great Is Our God", "Jesus Messiah", "Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone)", "Our God", which he co-wrote with Matt Redman, Jesse Reeves, and Jonas Myrin, and "Whom Shall I Fear (God of Angel Armies)". He is currently a worship leader at Passion City Church in Atlanta, Georgia, with Louie Giglio, Kristian Stanfill, Christy Nockels, and Brett Younker.

He was awarded Male Vocalist of the Year at the 2006, 2007 (along with Artist of the Year), and 2008 GMA Dove Awards, and a Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album in 2012. He is one of the members of CompassionArt, a charity founded by Martin Smith of the band Delirious? and Smith's wife, Anna, and is on the Board of Directors of CURE International, a nonprofit organization that provides medical care to children in the developing world.

Tomlin's 2013 album Burning Lights debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, becoming the fourth CCM album in history to do so.

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Year Title RatingReleases
1995 Too Much Free Time 1
1998 Authentic 1
2001 The Noise We Make 2
2002 Not to Us 1
2004 Arriving 3.5 1
2006 See the Morning 3 4
2008 Hello Love 5 2
2009 Glory in the Highest: Christmas Songs of Worship 1
2010 And If Our God Is for Us… 3.5 3
2013 Burning Lights 3.5 2
2014 Love Ran Red 3 4
Inside Your Love 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title RatingReleases
2011 How Great Is Our God - The Essential Collection 5 2

Album + Live

Year Title RatingReleases
2005 Live From Austin Music Hall 1
Live From Austin Music Hall 1

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