Bryan & Katie Torwalt

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Bryan & Katie Torwalt
OriginSacramento, California
GenresCCM, Christian rock, Christian alternative rock, worship
Years active2006 (2006)–present
LabelsJesus Culture, Kingsway
Associated actsJesus Culture
MembersBryan Torwalt
Katie Torwalt

Bryan & Katie Torwalt are an American Christian music husband and wife duo from Sacramento, California who started their music recording careers in 2006. The first album, Here On Earth, was released in 2011 by Jesus Culture Music alongside Kingsway Music. It became their Billboard magazine breakthrough release. Their second album, Kingdom Come, was released by the aforementioned labels in 2013, and performed even better on the Billboard magazine charts. They released a self-titled album in 2015, Bryan & Katie Torwalt, again with the two labels mentioned earlier, although this album did not place on any Billboard magazine charts.

Background[edit]

The duo met for the first-time at a Bethel Ministry event in Redding, California in 2006, and they started dating, eventually getting married in 2009.[1][2]

Music history[edit]

The husband and wife duo commenced their recording careers in 2011 with the album Here On Earth, released on September 13, 2011 by Jesus Culture Music in association with Kingsway Music.[3] This album was their breakthrough release on the Billboard magazine charts, where it placed at No. 24 on the Christian Albums chart and No. 24 on the Heatseekers Albums chart.[4] Their second release, Kingdom Come, was released by Jesus Culture Music alongside Kingsway Music on October 15, 2013.[3] The album placed even better on the Billboard magazine charts, reaching No. 43 on The Billboard 200 as well as No. 3 on the Christian Albums chart and No. 5 on the Independent Albums chart.[4] They released Bryan & Katie Torwalt with Jesus Culture Music and Kingsway Music on April 7, 2015,[3], although this album did not place on any Billboard magazine charts.[4]

Members[edit]

  • Bryan James Torwalt[5] (born June 14, 1985 in Canada)[6]
  • Katelin Michelle "Katie" Torwalt[5] (née Horn) (born August 14, 1988 in Sonoma County, California)[7]
  • Daniel Owen Wible (born August 3, 1988 in Waco, Texas)
  • Chason Tyler Ford (born June 30, 1993 in Honolulu, HI)

Discography[edit]

List of studio albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions[4]
US US
CHR
US
IND
US
HEAT
AUS
[8]
Here On Earth 24 24
Kingdom Come
  • Released: October 15, 2013
  • Label: Jesus Culture/Kingsway
  • Format: CD, download
43 3 5
Bryan & Katie Torwalt
  • Released: April 7, 2015
  • Label: Jesus Culture/Kingsway
  • Format: CD, download
Champion
  • Released: July 29, 2016
  • Label: Jesus Culture/Kingsway
  • Format: CD, download
71 3 75

References[edit]

  1. ^ Monger, James Christopher. "Bryan & Katie Torwalt : Biography". AllMusic. Retrieved May 12, 2015.
  2. ^ Cummings, Tony. "Bryan and Katie Torwalt: The husband and wife team recording with Jesus Culture". Cross Rhythms. Retrieved May 12, 2015.
  3. ^ a b c AllMusic. "Bryan & Katie Torwalt : Discography". AllMusic. Retrieved May 12, 2015.
  4. ^ a b c d Chart search for Torwalt at billboard.com/biz
  5. ^ a b American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. "He Is Faithful Work ID No. 883928565 ISWC No. T9137486727". American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. Archived from the original on March 6, 2013. Retrieved May 12, 2015. Work ID No. 883928565 ISWC No. T9137486727
  6. ^ Bryan Torwalt (January 14, 2014). "Happy Birthday to me!!! Say hello to my new #Martin !! Thanks @katietorwalt #starttheyearoffright #29 @MartinGuitar". Twitter. Retrieved May 12, 2015.
  7. ^ California Birth Index. "Katelin Michelle Horn, Born 08/14/1988 in California". California Birth Index. Retrieved May 12, 2015.
  8. ^ "CHART WATCH #380". auspOp. August 6, 2016. Retrieved August 6, 2016.

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