Scott Krippayne

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Scott Krippayne
Birth nameScott A. Krippaehne
Also known asScott Krippayne, Krippayne, S. Krippayne, Scott Kripayne, Scott Krippaehne, Scott Krippaene
Born (1970-07-23) July 23, 1970 (age 53)
OriginSeattle, Washington, U.S.
Instrument(s)Piano, guitar
Years active1992–present
  • Word
  • Spring Hill
  • Purple Honda
  • Pirk
  • Burning Bush

Scott Krippayne (born July 23, 1970) is an American singer and songwriter. He 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, and sung by the Top 2 Jordin Sparks and Blake Lewis.[4] In 2014, Krippayne received a Daytime Emmy nomination for writing the theme music for PAW Patrol.[5][6] He has also authored two books: Hugs for Teens[7] and More Than a Story.[8]



Album Released Label Remarks
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 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. May 2014.
  6. ^ "Daytime Emmy Nominations: 'Young and the Restless' Leads with 26 Nominations". Deadline Hollywood. May 2014.
  7. ^ "Hugs for Teens at Barnes & Noble". Barnes & Noble.
  8. ^ Krippayne, Scott (15 January 2011). More Than a Story - Simon & Schuster. Howard Books. ISBN 9781451636222. {{cite book}}: |work= ignored (help)
  9. ^ - Discography

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