Scott Krippayne

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Scott Krippayne
Born (1971-07-23) July 23, 1971 (age 48)
OriginSeattle, Washington, U.S.
InstrumentsPiano, guitar
Years active1992–present
  • Word
  • Spring Hill
  • Purple Honda
  • Pirk
  • Burning Bush

Scott Krippayne (born July 23, 1971) is an American singer and songwriter. Krippayne is better known for his contributions towards other artists, as over 150 of his songs have been recorded by others including Point of Grace, John Tesh,[2] Avalon, Jaci Velasquez, FFH, True Vibe and Sandi Patty.[3]

In 2007, he wrote the song "This Is My Now", which was chosen as the coronation song for the final of American Idol Season Six sung by the Top 2 Jordin Sparks and Blake Lewis.[4] In 2014, Krippayne received a Daytime Emmy nomination for writing the theme music on PAW Patrol.[5][6] Krippayne has also authored two books; Hugs for Teens[7] and More Than a Story.[8]



  • What Matters (1992) - independent release
  • Wild Imagination (1995), Word Records - first release on a music label
  • More (1997), Word Records
  • Bright Star, Blue Sky (1999), Spring Hill Music - First release on Spring Hill music; the album produced three No. 1 singles[9]
  • All of Me (2001), Spring Hill Music
  • It Goes Like This … (2003), Spring Hill Music
  • Gentle Revolution (2005), Spring Hill Music/Word Entertainment Group
  • Autobiography (2006), Spring Hill Music/Word Entertainment Group - Compilation album
  • Christmas [EP] (2006), Purple Honda Music - a special EP release containing seven songs
  • "Crying for a Christmas", a song co-written by Krippayne and Jeff Peabody
  • Simple Worship (2008), Pirk Music
  • Exalted Worship (2009), Burning Bush Communications
  • Fight For Love (2012), Pirk Music
  • Not So Silent Night (2012), Pirk Music
  • Hymns (2013), Pirk Music



  1. ^ a b c "Scott Krippayne's Gentle Revolution". Billboard Magazine.
  2. ^ a b American Idol Songwriter Isn't That Undiscovered After All
  3. ^ Scott Krippayne - Gentle Revolution review
  4. ^ Crown may be Jordin's for a song
  5. ^ "Daytime Emmy Awards 2014: Complete list of winners and nominees". The LA Times.
  6. ^ "Daytime Emmy Nominations: 'Young and the Restless' Leads with 26 Nominations". Deadline Hollywood.
  7. ^ "Hugs for Teens at Barnes & Noble". Barnes & Noble.
  8. ^ "More Than a Story - Simon & Schuster". Simon & Schuster.
  9. ^ - Discography

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