Big Daddy Weave

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Big Daddy Weave
Origin Mobile, Alabama
Genres Rock, CCM
Years active 2002–present
Labels Fervent
Website www.bigdaddyweave.com
Members
  • Mike Weaver
  • Jay Weaver
  • Jeremy Redmon
  • Joe Shirk
  • Brian Beihl
Past members
  • Jeff Jones

Big Daddy Weave is a contemporary Christian band composed of Mike Weaver (lead singer), Jay Weaver, Jeremy Redmon, Joe Shirk, and Brian Beihl. Their popular songs include: "Every Time I Breathe", "Audience of One", "In Christ", "Fields of Grace", "Without You","Redeemed", and "What Life Would Be Like". They are signed to Fervent Records.

The band met while in college at the University of Mobile. Mike Weaver had been serving as worship leader of a Pensacola, Florida church and attending community college in the area.[1] He came to the university at the urging of his pastor, and studied voice.[1]

In both 2006 and 2007, Big Daddy Weave toured with Mark Schultz on his Broken and Beautiful Tour. In 2009, they headlined the What Life Would Be Like Tour with guest musician Josh Wilson.

Band members[edit]

Current
  • Mike Weaver — lead vocals, guitar (2002–present)
  • Jay Weaver — bass guitar, vocals (2002–present)
  • Jeremy Redmon — guitar, backing vocals (2002–present)
  • Joe Shirk — saxophone, keyboards (2002–present)
  • Brian Beihl — drums (2013–present)
Former
  • Jeff Jones — drums (2002–2013)

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album[2] Peak chart positions
US US
Christian
US
Heat
US
Indie
US
Holiday
2001 Neighborhoods
  • Released: 2001
  • Label: Independent
2002 One and Only
  • Released: July 30, 2002
  • Label: Fervent
16 22
2003 Fields of Grace
  • Released: September 30, 2003
  • Label: Fervent
177 8 7
2005 What I Was Made For
  • Released: July 26, 2005
  • Label: Fervent
14 17
2006 Every Time I Breathe
  • Released: September 26, 2006
  • Label: Fervent
18 10
2008 What Life Would Be Like
  • Released: July 22, 2008
  • Label: Fervent
15
2009 Christ Is Come
  • Released: October 10, 2009
  • Label: Fervent
5
2011 The Ultimate Collection
  • Released: September 20, 2011
  • Label: Fervent
49
2012 Love Come to Life
  • Released: April 17, 2012
  • Label: Fervent
68 3
"—" denotes the album didn't chart.

Music videos[edit]

  • Every Time I Breathe (July 26, 2006)[3]
  • What Life Would be Like (September 9, 2008)[4]
  • Redeemed (May 3, 2012)[5]

Album contributions[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • "Just the Way I Am" (2006)
  • "Without You" (2006)
  • "Let It Rise" (2006)
  • "Every Time I Breathe" (2007)
  • "What Life Would Be Like" (2008)
  • "You Found Me" (2009)
  • "We Want the World to Hear" (2009)
  • "Redeemed" (2012) No. 1 on Billboard's Christian Song chart Nov 10 – Dec 7, 2012[6]
  • "The Only Name (Yours Will Be)" (2013)
  • "Overwhelmed" (2014)

Awards[edit]

  • Received the Dove Award for Christmas Album of the Year in 2010
  • Honored two years in a row at ASCAP's 2003 and 2004 Christian Music Awards
  • 2003 Dove Award Nomination, "New Artist of the Year"

Achievements[edit]

  • "Audience of One" one of the top 25 most performed ASCAP songs of 2003
  • Featured on Dove Hits 2003
  • Featured on WOW Worship Yellow
  • "In Christ" appeared on R&R's AC chart for 24 weeks, peaking at No. 2, becoming the highest charting AC single for a new artist in 2002
  • "In Christ" one of the top 25 most performed ASCAP songs of 2002
  • Debut project, "One And Only", debuted in SoundScan's Christian Top 5, the highest debut for a new artist in 2002
  • "One And Only" remained in the SoundScan's Christian Top20 for six consecutive weeks
  • They performed the song "Redeemed" on the 44th Annual GMA Dove Awards (2013)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Weave In, Weave Out". Collegebound: A Supplement to CCM Magazine: 26–27. March 2007. ISSN 1524-7848. 
  2. ^ "Jesus Freak Hideout Profile". Jesusfreakhideout.com. Retrieved October 5, 2013. 
  3. ^ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w70xy8sPEE4.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. ^ "Big Daddy Weave - "What Life Would Be Like" (Official Video)". YouTube. September 9, 2008. Retrieved October 5, 2013. 
  5. ^ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VzGAYNKDyIU.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. ^ http://www.billboard.com/artist/281639/big+daddy+weave/chart?f=355

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