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|Born||June 24, 1961|
|Origin||Asheville, North Carolina, United States|
|Genres||Gospel music, Inspirational|
|Occupations||Christian music singer, songwriter|
Lisa Bevill (born June 24, 1961 in Asheville, North Carolina) is an American Contemporary Christian musician best known for Christian radio hits such as No Condemnation, Only a Saviour and Hold On. Her latest album, When The Healing Comes, was released on March 1, 2008, and she has begun songwriting for her next album.
Bevill and her husband Jeff have 2 sons and live near Nashville, Tennessee. Primarily retired from performing onstage because she dislikes being away from her family, she still works as a studio musician and backup singer. She suffers from Lyme disease and has to take continual therapy and medication to relieve herself of constant pain.
Lisa has performed with and sung on albums for a wide range of artists, including Amy Grant, Garth Brooks, Faith Hill, Linda Rondstadt, John Tesh, Reba McEntire, James Ingram, Michael W. Smith, Carman, Donna Summer, Petra, the late Rich Mullins, Kim Hill, Kathy Troccoli, Cindy Morgan, Twila Paris, Newsong, Margaret Becker and many others, before she went on her own.
In addition, she has recorded jingles for many different companies, including McDonalds, Wrigley's Doublemint, Ford, Chevrolet, Chrysler/Dodge, Domino's Pizza, Frito Lay, Arby's, Radio Shack, Coke, Pepsi, Stanley Steamer and many others.
Lisa Bevill was the first female artist spokesperson for True Love Waits, the highly publicized national campaign encouraging youth to commit to remaining abstinent until marriage. Lisa's "Chaperone" was selected for inclusion on the True Love Waits recording, which also featured selections from Michael W. Smith, DC Talk and Petra among others.
Awards and nominations
Dove Award Nomination - "Special Event Album of The Year for "My Utmost For His Highest" - "The Covenant" "I Will Follow You" Lisa Bevill and John Elefante
Dove Award Nomination - "Special Event Album of The Year "Sisters: The Story Goes On", "Somehow She Stays" Lisa Bevill and Cynthia Clawson
Best Christian Video / Christian Category - Houston Film Festival Gold Award: "Chaperone"
Dove Award Nomination - "Best Short-Form Video of The Year": "Chaperone"
- 2008: When The Healing Comes
- 2000: Lisa Bevill
- 1996: Love of Heaven
- 1994: All Because of You
- 1992: My Freedom
- Cusic, Don (2010). Encyclopedia of contemporary Christian music: pop, rock, and worship. ABC-CLIO. pp. 11–. ISBN 978-0-313-34425-1. Retrieved 18 June 2011.
- Bevill, Lisa. "Bevill leaves the road". Lisa Bevill Official Web Page. Lisa Bevill. Retrieved 27 January 2012.
- Bevill, Lisa. "Lyme Disease". Lyme Institute. Lisa Bevill. Retrieved 27 January 2012.