Ben Cantelon

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Ben Cantelon
Birth name Benjamin Lennart Cantelon
Born (1983-08-05) August 5, 1983 (age 35)
Vancouver, British Columbia
Origin Nashville, United States
Genres Contemporary Christian music, worship
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2005–present
Labels Kingsway, Survivor
Website weareworship.com/uk/writers/ben-cantelon/

Benjamin Lennart "Ben" Cantelon (born August 5, 1983) is a Canadian Christian musician based in the United Kingdom, who primarily plays a contemporary Christian style of worship music. He has released three extended plays, Daylight Breaks Through in 2007, with Survivor Records, Introducing Ben Cantelon in 2009, with Kingsway Music, and The Ascent, Vol 1 in 2016, and two studio albums, both with Kingsway Music, Running After You in 2009, and Everything in Colour in 2012.

Early life[edit]

Benjamin Lennart Cantelon was born in Vancouver, British Columbia,[1][2] on August 5, 1983,[3]He was raised in British Columbia, where he comes from a lineage of pastors, while his father Brent is a pastor.[4]

Music career[edit]

Cantelon's music career commenced in 2005,[5] with his first release, Daylight Breaks Through, an extended play, that was released on July 31, 2007,[6] by Survivor Records.[5] The second extended play, Introducing Ben Cantelon, was released by Kingsway Music, on October 20, 2009.[7] His subsequent release, a studio album, Running After You, was released on August 30, 2009, with Kingsway Music.[8][9][10] He released, another studio album, Everything in Colour, was released on May 8, 2012, from Kingsway Music.[11][12][13][14][15] His song, "Saviour of the World", was nominated at the Covenant Awards in 2013, for Modern Worship Song.[1]

Personal life[edit]

He is married to Alice Cantelon (née, Buckley), and they reside in London, England,[16] with their child.[17]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums
  • Running After You (August 30, 2009, Kingsway)
  • Everything in Colour (May 8, 2012, Kingsway)
EPs
  • Daylight Breaks Through (July 31, 2007, Survivor)
  • Spinning (October 20, 2009, Kingsway)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b GMA Covenant Awards (September 27, 2013). "GMA Canada Covenant Awards Nominations For City Harmonic, Maher, Cantelon... & Martin Smith". Louder Than the Music. Retrieved August 3, 2015.
  2. ^ Broadcast Music, Inc. "Songwriter/Composer: CANTELON BENJAMIN LENNART". Broadcast Music, Inc. Retrieved August 2, 2015.
  3. ^ Ben Cantelon (August 5, 2013). "Today I have turned 30! Still wrestling with it... but thanks to everyone who sent messages today. Feel incredibly blessed by you all! B". Facebook. Retrieved August 3, 2015.
  4. ^ Gilligan, Ben; Cummings, Tony (August 12, 2009). "Ben Cantelon: Soul Survivor worship songsmith running after God". Cross Rhythms. Retrieved August 3, 2015.
  5. ^ a b Jesus Freak Hideout. "Ben Cantelon". Jesus Freak Hideout. Retrieved August 3, 2015.
  6. ^ Lamb, Andrew (September 1, 2007). "Review: Daylight Breaks Through - Ben Cantelon". Cross Rhythms. Retrieved August 3, 2015.
  7. ^ Jesus Freak Hideout. "Ben Cantelon, "Introducing Ben Cantelon"". Jesus Freak Hideout. Retrieved August 3, 2015.
  8. ^ Johnson, Jared (March 23, 2010). "Running After You - Ben Cantelon". Cross Rhythms. Retrieved August 3, 2015.
  9. ^ Derbyshire, Dancin' Dave (August 18, 2009). "Review: Running After You - Ben Cantelon". Cross Rhythms. Retrieved August 3, 2015.
  10. ^ Little Jon (July 31, 2009). "Reviews - Ben Cantelon - Running After You". Louder Than the Music. Retrieved August 3, 2015.
  11. ^ O'Regan, Brendan (July 23, 2012). "Review: Everything in Colour - Ben Cantelon". Cross Rhythms. Retrieved August 3, 2015.
  12. ^ Gelwicks, Roger (May 7, 2012). "Ben Cantelon, "Everything in Colour" Review". Jesus Freak Hideout. Retrieved August 3, 2015.
  13. ^ Francesco, Jonathan J. (May 30, 2012). "Cantelon Offers A Colorful Worship Release". New Release Today. Retrieved August 3, 2015.
  14. ^ Andre, Jonathan (May 7, 2012). "Review : Ben Cantelon - Everything in Colour". Indie Vision Music. Retrieved August 3, 2015.
  15. ^ Davies, Jono (March 27, 2014). "Reviews - Ben Cantelon - Everything in Colour". Louder Than the Music. Retrieved August 3, 2015.
  16. ^ Worship Central. "Ben Cantelon". Worship Central. Retrieved August 3, 2015.
  17. ^ Hrabkovska, Silvia (July 6, 2012). "Worship Leader Ben Cantelon and Wife Alice Expecting a Baby". Breathecast. Retrieved August 3, 2015.

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