Elevation Worship

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Elevation Worship
Origin Charlotte, North Carolina[1][2]
Genres Christian Contemporary-Worship[1][3]
Years active 2007 (2007)–present[3]
Labels Essential[1][3]
Website www.elevationworship.com
Members
  • Chris Brown
  • Mack Brock
  • Wade Joye
  • London Gatch
  • Jane Williams
  • Brad Hudson
  • Andrea Smith
  • Jonsal Barrientes
  • Matthews Ntlele

Elevation Worship is a contemporary Christian and worship band from Charlotte, North Carolina.[1][2][3] The band members Chris Brown, Mack Brock, Wade Joye, London Gatch, Jane Williams, Brad Hudson, Andrea Smith, Jonsal Barrientes, and Matthews Ntele, as well as many other contributing musicians and vocalists.[3] The band released their debut studio album under the Essential Records label on November 21, 2011 called For the Honor.[1][4] The band's second album is Nothing Is Wasted, which was released under the Essential label on February 19, 2013.[1][5]

History[edit]

Elevation Worship is from Elevation Church in Charlotte, North Carolina.[1][2][3]

The band released three independent studio albums. We Are Alive was released in 2008, God With Us in 2009 and Kingdom Come in 2010.[3] Kingdom Come was the band's first album to breakthrough on the Billboard charts, and this was done on No. 5 on Heatseekers, No. 42 on Independent Albums and at No. 17 on the Christian Albums chart.[1] Elevation Worship signed with Essential Records in 2011.[3] For the Honor, their debut album on a major label, was released on November 21, 2011 on Essential, which it saw chart success on Billboard charts, including No. 1 on Heatseekers, No. 19 on the Christian Albums, and the Billboard 200 at No. 193.[1][4] "Nothing Is Wasted" was released on February 19, 2013 on Essential, also seeing chart success – No. 1 on the Christian Albums chart and at No. 41 on the Billboard 200.[1][5]

Only King Forever, their third album on Essential, was released January 14, 2014, debuting at their highest charting position, No. 23 on the Billboard 200. [6] This album was recorded live in Charlotte in 2013. Elevation Worship's fourth album, Wake Up the Wonder, was recorded live on August 1, 2014 at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina, and will release on November 25, 2014.[7]

Discography[edit]

Independent albums[edit]

  • 2008 - We Are Alive
  • 2009 - God With Us
  • 2010 - Kingdom Come

Live Albums[edit]

Year Album Peak chart positions
US
200
US
CHR
US
HEAT
2011 For the Honor
  • Released: November 21, 2011[4]
  • Label: Essential
  • Format: CD, Digital download
193[1] 19[1] 1[1]
2013 Nothing Is Wasted
  • Released: February 19, 2013[5]
  • Label: Essential
  • Format: CD, Digital download
41[1] 1[1]
2014 Only King Forever
  • Released: January 14, 2014
  • Label: Essential
  • Format: CD, Digital download
23 2
2014 Wake Up The Wonder
  • Released: November 25, 2014
  • Label: Essential
  • Format: CD, Digital download
5 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o Jeffries, David. "Elevation Worship - Music Biography, Credits and Discography". AllMusic. Retrieved March 1, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c lifechurchmemphis. "Elevation Worship Artist Profile". New Release Tuesday. Retrieved March 1, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h Jesus Freak Hideout. "Elevation Worship Discography, Elevation Worship Artist Database". Jesus Freak Hideout. Retrieved March 1, 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c Caldwell, Alex "Tincan" (November 21, 2011). "Elevation Worship, "For The Honor" Review". Jesus Freak Hideout. Retrieved March 1, 2013. 
  5. ^ a b c JFH Admin (February 19, 2013). "Elevation Worship, "Nothing Is Wasted" Review". Jesus Freak Hideout. Retrieved March 1, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Billboard". Billboard 200. Retrieved October 10, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Provident Distribution". Provident Distribution. Retrieved October 10, 2014. 

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