My Savior My God

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"My Savior My God"
Single by Aaron Shust
from the album Anything Worth Saying
Recorded 2004
Genre Contemporary Christian music
Label Brash Music
Writer(s) Aaron Shust, Dorothy Greenwell
Aaron Shust singles chronology
"Matchless"
(2005)
"My Savior My God"
(2006)
"Give It All Away"
(2006)

"My Savior My God" is a 2006 radio single by contemporary Christian musician Aaron Shust from his Anything Worth Saying album. Although usually credited as author and composer, Shust used the verses from Dora Greenwell's 1873 poem "I Am Not Skilled to Understand" and added a new bridge. The song became a #1 hit on Christian radio by April 2006, and was the most played song of the year on Christian adult contemporary radio. It received the "Song of the Year" award at the GMA Dove Awards of 2007.[1]

The song was also appears the compilation album WOW Hits 2007.

Release[edit]

The song was released around early 2006 and became a number 1 hit on Christian radio by April 2006.[2] It was the #1 most played song on Christian adult contemporary radio for 2006, and the second most played song on the Christian CHR format.[3]

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak position
R&R's Christian CHR format 1
R&R's Christian AC format 1

Awards[edit]

In 2007, the song won a Dove Award for Song of the Year at the 38th GMA Dove Awards. It was also nominated for Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year and Worship Song of the Year.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kim Jones. "38th Annual GMA Awards Nominations & Winners". Retrieved 2009-04-30. 
  2. ^ Andree Farias (2006-04-24). "The Scoop". Christianity Today. Retrieved 2009-04-30. 
  3. ^ "2006 Year End Charts: Top Christian CHR Songs". R&R. Retrieved 2009-04-30. 
  4. ^ 38th Annual GMA Awards on About.com

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