Big Daddy Weave

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Big Daddy Weave
Big Daddy Weave concert 2013.jpg
Big Daddy Weave in concert (2013). Mike Weaver (right), Jay Weaver (left).
Background information
OriginMobile, Alabama
GenresRock, CCM
Years active2002–present
LabelsFervent
Websitebigdaddyweave.com
Members
  • Mike Weaver
  • Jay Weaver
  • Jeremy Redmon
  • Joe Shirk
  • Brian Beihl
Past members
  • Jeff Jones

Big Daddy Weave is a contemporary Christian band composed of Mike Weaver (lead singer), Jay Weaver, Jeremy Redmon, Joe Shirk, and Brian Beihl. They are signed to Fervent Records.

The band met after college at the University of Mobile. Mike Weaver had been serving as worship leader of a Pensacola, Florida church and attending community college in the area.[1] He came to the university at the urging of his pastor, and studied voice.[1]

In both 2006 and 2007, Big Daddy Weave toured with Mark Schultz on his "Broken and Beautiful" Tour. In 2009, they headlined the "What Life Would Be Like" Tour with guest musician Josh Wilson.

Band members[edit]

Current

  • Mike Weaver – lead vocals, guitar (2002–present)
  • Jay Weaver – bass guitar, vocals (2002–present)
  • Jeremy Redmon – guitar, backing vocals (2002–present)
  • Joe Shirk – saxophone, keyboards (2002–present)
  • Brian Beihl – drums (2013–present)

Former

  • Jeff Jones – drums (2002–2013)

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album[2] Peak chart positions
US US
Christian
US
Heat
US
Indie
US
Holiday
2001 Neighborhoods
  • Released: 2001
  • Label: Independent
2002 One and Only
  • Released: July 30, 2002
  • Label: Fervent
16 22
2003 Fields of Grace
  • Released: September 30, 2003
  • Label: Fervent
177 8 7
2005 What I Was Made For
  • Released: July 26, 2005
  • Label: Fervent
14 17
2006 Every Time I Breathe
  • Released: September 26, 2006
  • Label: Fervent
18 10
2008 What Life Would Be Like
  • Released: July 22, 2008
  • Label: Fervent
15
2009 Christ Is Come
  • Released: October 10, 2009
  • Label: Fervent
5
2011 The Ultimate Collection
  • Released: September 20, 2011
  • Label: Fervent
49
2012 Love Come to Life
  • Released: April 17, 2012
  • Label: Fervent
68 3
2015 Beautiful Offerings
  • Released: September 18, 2015
  • Label: Fervent
164 4
"—" denotes the album didn't chart.

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart positions Certifications[3] Album
US
Bub

[4]
US
Christ

[5]
Christ
Airplay

[6]
2003 "Audience Of One" 16 One And Only
"In Christ" 28
"Fields of Grace" 3 Fields Of Grace
2004 "Set Me Free" 35
"Heart Cries Holy" 21
2005 "You're Worthy Of My Praise" 5 What I Was Made For
2006 "Just The Way I Am" 5
"Without You" 25
"Let It Rise" 11 Every Time I Breathe
2007 "Every Time I Breathe" 1
2008 "Hold Me Jesus" 22
"What Life Would Be Like" 5 What Life Would Be Like
2009 "You Found Me" 7
2010 "We Want The World To Hear" 38
2012 "Love Come to Life" 6 Love Come to Life
"Redeemed" 25 1
  • RIAA: Platinum[3]
2013 "The Only Name (Yours Will Be)" 2 1
2014 "Overwhelmed" 5 3
2015 "My Story" 5 1 Beautiful Offerings
2016 "The Lion And The Lamb" 7 2
2017 "Jesus I Believe" 13 5

Music videos[edit]

  • "Every Time I Breathe" (July 26, 2006)[7]
  • "What Life Would be Like" (September 9, 2008)[8]
  • "Redeemed" (May 3, 2012)[9]
  • "Overwhelmed" (August 7, 2014)[10]
  • "My Story" (August 31, 2015)[11]
  • "Jesus I Believe" (April 12, 2016)[12]

Album contributions[edit]

Awards[edit]

  • Received the Dove Award for Christmas Album of the Year in 2010
  • Honored two years in a row at ASCAP's 2003 and 2004 Christian Music Awards
  • 2003 Dove Award Nomination, "New Artist of the Year"
  • 2016 Dove Award Nomination, "Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year" (My Story)

Achievements[edit]

  • "Audience of One" one of the top 25 most performed ASCAP songs of 2003
  • Featured on Dove Hits 2003
  • Featured on WOW Worship Yellow
  • "In Christ" appeared on R&R's AC chart for 24 weeks, peaking at No. 2, becoming the highest charting AC single for a new artist in 2002
  • "In Christ" one of the top 25 most performed ASCAP songs of 2002
  • Debut project, "One And Only", debuted in SoundScan's Christian Top 5, the highest debut for a new artist in 2002
  • "One And Only" remained in the SoundScan's Christian Top20 for six consecutive weeks
  • They performed the song "Redeemed" on the 44th Annual GMA Dove Awards (2013)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Weave In, Weave Out". Collegebound: A Supplement to CCM Magazine: 26–27. March 2007. ISSN 1524-7848.
  2. ^ "Jesus Freak Hideout Profile". Jesusfreakhideout.com. Retrieved October 5, 2013.
  3. ^ a b "Gold & Platinum". Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Retrieved May 26, 2018.
  4. ^ "Big Daddy Weave – Chart history (Bubbling Under Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved May 26, 2018.
  5. ^ "Big Daddy Weave Album & Song Chart History (Christian Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved February 24, 2018.
  6. ^ "Jeremy Camp Album & Song Chart History - Christian Airplay". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved May 26, 2018.
  7. ^ "Big Daddy Weave - Every Time I Breathe (Official Video)". YouTube. Feb 12, 2007. Retrieved March 31, 2016.
  8. ^ "Big Daddy Weave - "What Life Would Be Like" (Official Video)". YouTube. September 9, 2008. Retrieved October 5, 2013.
  9. ^ "Big Daddy Weave - "Redeemed" (Official Music Video)". YouTube. May 3, 2012. Retrieved March 31, 2016.
  10. ^ "Big Daddy Weave - "Overwhelmed" (Official Music Video)". YouTube. August 7, 2014. Retrieved June 7, 2018.
  11. ^ "Big Daddy Weave - "My Story" (Official Music Video)". YouTube. August 31, 2015. Retrieved June 14, 2016.
  12. ^ "Big Daddy Weave - "Jesus I Believe" (Official Music Video)". YouTube. April 12, 2016. Retrieved June 7, 2018.

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