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"AWAKEN: The Surrounded Experience" features special guest CeCe Winans, 14,000 more voices, available on digital platforms
Iconic, multi-Platinum-selling, three-time GRAMMY® Award-winning artist Michael W. Smith hosted an inclusive, multi-racial, multi-denominational and multi-generational gathering of 14,000 people at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN August 2018. Recently, Michael W. Smith has released multiple lyric videos from the live event, including most recently, "Do It Again," which also appears on his album Surrounded, which released in February 2018. You can watch the lyric video below.
AWAKEN: The Surrounded Experience released on February 22 from Rocketown Records and The Fuel Music. Available now at fanlink.to/michaelwsmith, the album features Smith along with special guest CeCe Winans and the voices of all those who attended the evening.
The 13-song AWAKEN includes a new recording of “Surrounded (Fight My Battles),” which will be the first radio single from the project that is energized by an arena filled with enthusiastic worshippers. The album also features “Waymaker (feat. Vanessa Campagna & Madelyn Berry)” and the GMA Dove Award-winning Song of the Year, “Reckless Love.” These songs and more first aired as part of the Trinity Broadcasting Network’s “Surrounded” special that was broadcast into 175 countries to millions of people around the world.
Taking his new music and fan favorites on tour in 2019, Smith will be featured on the annual, Compassion International-sponsored “The Roadshow Tour” which launched on February 22. Michael W. Smith will then be joining Christian music supergroup, Newsboys United, to co-headline the “Surrounded & United: The Tour” beginning April 10.
On April 30, Smith will return to Bridgestone Arena to be honored by his peers during the “35 Years of Friends: Celebrating The Music of Michael W. Smith” event. Featuring an all-star line-up of artists leading many of Smith’s 32 No. 1 hit singles, the event includes performances by Amy Grant, Brian Littrell (Backstreet Boys), CeCe Winans, The Gatlin Brothers, Jars of Clay, Jason Crabb, Jim Brickman, Lee Greenwood, MercyMe, Natalie Grant, Newsboys, The Oak Ridge Boys, Randy Travis, Rascal Flatts, Ricky Skaggs, Russ Taff, Sandi Patty, Vince Gill, Wynonna and many more.
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Source: Hoganson Media