Mac Powell

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Mac Powell
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Mac Powell at Glory Revealed II
Background information
Birth name Johnny Mac Powell
Born (1972-12-25) December 25, 1972 (age 41)
Clanton, Alabama, United States
Origin Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Genres Christian rock
Occupation(s) Songwriter, producer, musician
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1994–present
Labels GrayDot, Reunion, Essential
Associated acts Third Day
Website www.thirdday.com

Mac Powell (born Johnny Mac Powell; December 25, 1972), originally from Clanton, Alabama, is an American singer-songwriter, producer, and musician who formed the Christian rock band Third Day with guitarist Mark Lee. Powell won the 2001 Gospel Music Association award for "Male Vocalist of the Year".

Background[edit]

After his family moved from Alabama to Georgia, Powell attended McEachern High School in Powder Springs, Georgia, where he met Lee and became involved in a band known as "Nuclear Hoedown." This experience resulted in further collaboration when he began writing songs about his faith, formed a Christian band called Third Day, and eventually landed a record deal with Gray Dot Records. Powell lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with his wife, Aimee and five children: Scout, Cash, Camie Love, Emmanuel, and Birdie Clare.

Independent projects[edit]

Powell has collaborated with other artists on numerous occasions, most notably in the City On A Hill series, and more recently in the Glory Revealed series. Credits include:

Producer[edit]

  • 2004, Co-producer on Fusebox's Once Again album
  • 2009, Co-producer on Revive's Chorus of the Saints album

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak position
US
Heat

[3]
US Country
[4]
Mac Powell
  • Released: August 21, 2012
  • Label: Independent
  • Format: Digital download
31 66
Southpaw
  • Released: October 28, 2014[5]
  • Label: Independent
  • Format: Digital download, CD

Featured singles[edit]

Year Single Artist Peak position Album
US Christian US Country
2005 "Believe Me Now" Steven Curtis Chapman 27 All Things New
2007 "Believe Me Now" Glory Revealed featuring Mac Powell, Mark Hall, Steven Curtis Chapman, and Brian Littrell 8 Glory Revealed
2009 "Over the Next Hill" Brooks & Dunn 55 Billy: The Early Years (soundtrack)

Compilation contributions[edit]

Released Song Album Label(s)
September 23, 2011 When Love Sees You (Jesus) Music Inspired by The Story EMI Christian Music

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Country Album". Billboard. Retrieved July 23, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Country Album". Jesus Freak Hideout. Retrieved August 5, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Mac Powell Album & Song Chart History - Heatseekers Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved August 30, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Mac Powell Album & Song Chart History - Country Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved August 30, 2012. 
  5. ^ Matt Bjorke. "The Weekly Release Report: October 27, 2014". RoughStock. Retrieved October 29, 2014. 

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