Steven Curtis Chapman can be noted as one of the most prolific contemporary Christian artists that has set the mark in Christian music for many generations. His newest single “Where the Bluegrass Grows” grabs back to the deeper roots of Americana and its musical traditions. However, does it work well when you combine it with contemporary Christian music?
No one can deny that Steven Curtis Chapman is indeed a Christian artist that has fully earned all of his stripes. With a whopping all-time record of seven “Artist of the Year” Dove Awards, he can be noted as one of the most popular Christian artists in history. He has sold over 10 million albums, which are together more than 10 times RIAA-certified as Gold or Platinum.
His earliest albums date back to 1987, which contained a song called “Weak Days.” That song already peaked at No. 2 on the Contemporary Christian Music charts in his early career. His biggest musical shift was in 1992, when he started releasing more mainstream Christian music, this resulted in a huge increase of Grammys and other prizes, due to success albums like “The Great Adventure” and “Speechless.”
Over the years he has toured all over the world to share his sound, and to spread the gospel through his gift of music. Steven Curtis Chapman goes now with his newest single “Where the Bluegrass Grows” back to the oldest roots of American culture, Bluegrass music. He masterfully combines the traditional sounds with contemporary Christian lyrics and style. It works surprisingly well and it’s definitely non-conventional. Listen now to “Steven Curtis Chapman” on Maasbach Radio, Spotify and iTunes.← BackNext →