Meredith Andrews

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Meredith Andrews
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Background information
Birth name Meredith Frances Andrews[1]
Born (1983-01-19) January 19, 1983 (age 34)
Wilson, North Carolina
Genres CCM
Years active 2005–present
Labels Word
Associated acts Vertical Church Band
Website meredithandrews.com
Notable instruments
Piano

Meredith Frances Sooter (born January 19, 1983, née, Andrews) is a contemporary Christian music artist, songwriter, and worship leader. She has won two Dove Awards.[2][3]

Biography[edit]

Andrews grew up in Wilson, North Carolina, where she started singing when she was six years old.[4] She attended Wilson Christian Academy, where she graduated. Andrews later attended college at Liberty University in Virginia.[4]Though she was born an only child, her parents served as foster parents to many children while she was growing up, three of whom later were adopted by her parents.[citation needed]

In 2011, Andrews won two Dove Awards, "Worship Song of the Year" for "How Great Is the Love" from As Long As It Takes and "Praise and Worship album of the Year" for As Long As It Takes.[2][3] On July 31, 2012, Andrews released a new single "Not For a Moment (After All)" on iTunes.[citation needed] It has now been featured in the top 20 songs of 2013.[citation needed]

Andrews was associated with the Vertical Church Band at Harvest Bible Chapel in Chicago.[5] Since 2016 she and her family reside in Nashville while she released the album Deeper.[6] Andrews married Jacob Sooter and together they have three children.[7]

Discography[edit]

Tours[edit]

Andrews toured with Pocket Full of Rocks and Todd Agnew.

References[edit]

  1. ^ ASCAP. "Andrews Meredith Frances (IPI #512094487)". ASCAP. 
  2. ^ a b "LIVE 2011 Dove Awards Coverage!". Jesusfreakhideout.com. April 19, 2011. Retrieved May 23, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "43rd Annual GMA Dove Awards on gmc". Doveawards.com. Retrieved May 23, 2012. 
  4. ^ a b "Meredith Andrews Biography | TodaysChristianMusic.com". www.todayschristianmusic.com. Retrieved April 23, 2016. 
  5. ^ Vertical Church Band. "About". verticalchurchband.com. 
  6. ^ "Meredith Andrews Says Rough Season in Her Marriage Brought Her Closer to God (Interview)". Christian Post. Retrieved 2016-10-13. 
  7. ^ 95.1 SHINE-FM. "SHINE Daily". Retrieved April 23, 2016. 

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