Jake Hamilton (musician)

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Jake Hamilton
Birth name Charles Jacob Hamilton
Born (1979-04-15) April 15, 1979 (age 36)[1]
Rancho Cucamonga, California, U.S.
Genres CCM,[2] Christian rock,[2] praise & worship[3]
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter
Instruments Vocals, Acoustic guitar
Years active 2009–present[2]
Labels Jesus Culture, Kingsway
Associated acts Jake Hamilton & the Sound
Website www.jakehamiltonmusic.com

Charles Jacob "Jake" Hamilton (born April 15, 1979 in Rancho Cucamonga, California) is an American Christian praise & worship singer-songwriter.[1] Hamilton released the album entitled Marked By Heaven in 2009, which was his first full-length live album.[2] This was followed by his second live album 2011's Freedom Calling, which saw commercial successes via the Billboard charts. In 2014, Hamilton started a band called Jake Hamilton & the Sound, and they released Beautiful Rider.

Background[edit]

Hamilton was born Charles Jacob Hamilton on April 15, 1979 in Rancho Cucamonga, California to mother Catherine and father Charles. Hamilton has two younger brothers.

Personal life[edit]

In 2002, Hamilton married Nicole, who goes by Nicci, and they have three children together.

Career[edit]

Hamilton started as a recording artist in 2009 with his first live album Marked By Heaven on the Jesus Culture Music and Kingsway labels. His second live project was Freedom Calling in 2011 released by Jesus Culture Music and Kingsway, and this received commercial successes. In 2014, Hamilton started a band called Jake Hamilton & the Sound releasing their first album entitled Beautiful Rider that has received commercial successes and positive criticism.

Discography[edit]

Live albums[edit]

List of studio albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
US
CHR
[4]
US
HEAT
[5]
Marked By Heaven
  • Released: May 11, 2009 (2009-05-11)
  • Label: Jesus Culture/Kingsway
  • CD, digital download
Freedom Calling
  • Released: May 17, 2011 (2011-05-17)
  • Label: Jesus Culture/Kingsway
  • CD, digital download
18 9
Beautiful Rider
Holy Ghost - From the film Holy Ghost

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Twitter post". JakeHMusic. Twitter. April 15, 2011. Retrieved February 3, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d Allmusic. "Jake Hamilton : Discography". Rovi Corporation. Retrieved February 3, 2014. 
  3. ^ Argyrakis, Andy (February 1, 2014). "Jake Hamilton And The Sound: Beautiful Rider (Fuel Music Distribution)" (PDF). CCM Magazine. Salem Publishing. p. 26. ISSN 1524-7848. Retrieved January 31, 2014. 
  4. ^ Billboard. "Jake Hamilton - Chart History: Christian albums". Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved February 3, 2014. 
  5. ^ Billboard. "Jake Hamilton - Chart History: Heatseekers albums". Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved February 3, 2014. 

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