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 active1998–present[not verified in body]
LabelsFervent
Websitebigdaddyweave.com
Members
  • Mike Weaver
  • Jay Weaver
  • Joe Shirk
  • Jeremy Redmon
  • Brian Beihl
Past members
  • Jeff Jones

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

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

In 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.

On June 25, 2019, band frontman Mike Weaver announced that he would be releasing his autobiographical book, I Am Redeemed, on September 3, 2019.[2]

Band members[edit]

Current

  • Mike Weaver – lead vocals, guitar (1998–present)
  • Jay Weaver – bass guitar, vocals (1998–present)
  • Joe Shirk – keyboards, saxophones, backing vocals (1998–present)
  • Jeremy Redmon – guitar, backing vocals (1998–present)
  • Brian Beihl – drums (2013–present)

Former

  • Jeff Jones – drums (1998–2013)

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album[3] Peak chart positions
US
[4]
US
Christ.

[5]
US
Heat.

[6]
US
Ind.

[7]
2001 Neighborhoods
2002 One and Only 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
2012 Love Come to Life
  • Released: April 17, 2012
  • Label: Fervent
68 3
2015 Beautiful Offerings
  • Released: September 18, 2015
  • Label: Fervent
164 4
2019 When the Light Comes
  • Releasing: September 13, 2019
  • Label: Curb/Word
[A] 14
"—" denotes the album didn't chart.

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Album[9] Peak chart positions
US
Christ.

[5]
2011 The Ultimate Collection
  • Released: September 20, 2011
  • Label: Fervent
49

Christmas albums[edit]

Year Album[10] Peak chart positions
US
Holiday

[11]
2009 Christ Is Come
  • Released: October 10, 2009
  • Label: Fervent
5

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Certifications[12] Album
US
Bub.

[13]
US
Christ.

[14]
Christ.
Airplay

[15]
US
Christ. AC

[16]
Christ.
Digital
Songs

[17]
2003 "Audience of One" 16 19 One and Only
"In Christ" 28 27
"Fields of Grace" 3 4 Fields of Grace
2004 "Set Me Free" 35 35
"Heart Cries Holy" 21 18
"Christ Is Come" 9 7 Christ Is Come
2005 "You're Worthy of My Praise"
(with BarlowGirl)
5 5 What I Was Made For
"Just the Way I Am" 5 6
"Go Tell It On the Mountain" 3 3 Christ Is Come
2006 "Without You" 25 26 What I Was Made For
"Let It Rise" 11 4 Every Time I Breathe
2007 "Every Time I Breathe" 1 1
2008 "Hold Me Jesus" 22 16
"What Life Would Be Like" 5 3 What Life Would Be Like
2009 "You Found Me" 7 5
"I'll Be Brave This Christmas" 4 4 Christ Is Come
"Glory to God In the Highest" 25 25
2010 "We Want the World to Hear" 38 23 What Life Would Be Like
2012 "Love Come to Life" 6 8 Love Come to Life
"Redeemed" 25 1 1 2
2013 "The Only Name (Yours Will Be)" 2 1 1 4
2014 "Overwhelmed" 5 3 1 6
2015 "My Story" 5 1 1 6 Beautiful Offerings
2016 "The Lion and the Lamb" 7 2 2 11
2017 "Jesus I Believe" 13 5 7 Beautiful Offerings
(Deluxe Edition)
2019 "Alive" 7 1 1 17 When the Light Comes
"I Know"
"When the Light Comes" non-album single
"This Is What We Live For" to be released}} When the Light Comes

Music videos[edit]

  • "Every Time I Breathe" (July 26, 2006)[18]
  • "What Life Would be Like" (September 9, 2008)[19]
  • "Redeemed" (May 3, 2012)[20]
  • "Overwhelmed" (August 7, 2014)[21]
  • "My Story" (August 31, 2015)[22]
  • "Jesus I Believe" (April 12, 2016)[23]
  • "Alive" (February 8, 2019)[24]

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 Nomination for Dove Award for Songwriter of the Year
  • Received the K-Love Fan Award for "Song of the Year" for Redeemed in 2013
  • 2016 Dove Award Nomination for "Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year" for My Story
  • Received the Rich Mullins Artist Impact Award in 2016.[25]
  • Received the K-Love Fan Award for "Worship Song of the Year" for Lion and the Lamb in 2017
  • 2018 K-Love Fan Award Nomination for "Group or Duo of the Year"
  • 2018 K-Love Fan Award Nomination for "Worship Song of the Year" for Jesus I Believe

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
  • Performed the song "Redeemed" on the 44th Annual GMA Dove Awards (2013)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ When the Light Comes did not enter the Billboard 200, but peaked at No. 88 on the Billboard Top Album Sales chart.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Weave In, Weave Out". Collegebound: A Supplement to CCM Magazine: 26–27. March 2007. ISSN 1524-7848.
  2. ^ Big Daddy Weave - Here's the news!, retrieved July 10, 2019
  3. ^ "Jesus Freak Hideout Profile". Jesusfreakhideout.com. Retrieved October 5, 2013.
  4. ^ "Big Daddy Weave Chart History (Billboard 200)". Retrieved July 5, 2019.
  5. ^ a b "Big Daddy Weave Chart History (Top Christian Albums)". Retrieved July 5, 2019.
  6. ^ "Big Daddy Weave Chart History (Heatseekers Albums)". Retrieved July 5, 2019.
  7. ^ "Big Daddy Weave Chart History (Independent Albums)". Retrieved July 5, 2019.
  8. ^ "Big Daddy Weave Chart History (Top Album Sales)". Billboard. Retrieved September 24, 2019.
  9. ^ "Jesus Freak Hideout Profile". Jesusfreakhideout.com. Retrieved October 5, 2013.
  10. ^ "Jesus Freak Hideout Profile". Jesusfreakhideout.com. Retrieved October 5, 2013.
  11. ^ "Big Daddy Weave Chart History (Holiday Albums)". Retrieved July 5, 2019.
  12. ^ a b "Gold & Platinum". Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Retrieved May 26, 2018.
  13. ^ "Big Daddy Weave – Chart history (Bubbling Under Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved May 26, 2018.
  14. ^ "Big Daddy Weave Album & Song Chart History (Christian Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved February 24, 2018.
  15. ^ "Big Daddy Weave Album & Song Chart History - Christian Airplay". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved May 26, 2018.
  16. ^ "Big Daddy Weave Album & Song Chart History - Christian AC Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved August 7, 2019.
  17. ^ "Big Daddy Weave Album & Song Chart History - Christian Digital Song Sales". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved August 6, 2019.
  18. ^ "Big Daddy Weave - Every Time I Breathe (Official Video)". YouTube. February 12, 2007. Retrieved March 31, 2016.
  19. ^ "Big Daddy Weave - "What Life Would Be Like" (Official Video)". YouTube. September 9, 2008. Retrieved October 5, 2013.
  20. ^ "Big Daddy Weave - "Redeemed" (Official Music Video)". YouTube. May 3, 2012. Retrieved March 31, 2016.
  21. ^ "Big Daddy Weave - "Overwhelmed" (Official Music Video)". YouTube. August 7, 2014. Retrieved June 7, 2018.
  22. ^ "Big Daddy Weave - "My Story" (Official Music Video)". YouTube. August 31, 2015. Retrieved June 14, 2016.
  23. ^ "Big Daddy Weave - "Jesus I Believe" (Official Music Video)". YouTube. April 12, 2016. Retrieved June 7, 2018.
  24. ^ "Big Daddy Weave - Alive (Official Music Video)". YouTube. February 8, 2019. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
  25. ^ "Rich Mullins Artist Impact Award". CMB. Retrieved July 10, 2019.

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