MATTHEW WEST WINS BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARD FOR "HELLO, MY NAME IS"
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19 May 2014 – Nashville, Tenn – With numerous awards and accolades already to his name, Matthew West has received his first Billboard Music Award. Announced last night during the 2014 Billboard Music Awards held live in Las Vegas, his No. 1 single "Hello, My Name Is" was named Best Christian Song. West was also nominated for Top Christian Artist.

"Thanks to Billboard for this award!" West exclaims. "It's been an incredible year and I'm just blown away by the recognition. But more important than an award is what awards like this signify; that a song connected with people. That is the true honor, to write a song in the hopes that it touches a heart and impacts a life."

The Billboard Music Awards are based on key fan interactions with music, including album and digital singles sales, radio airplay, touring, streaming and social interactions on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, VEVO, Spotify as well as other online destinations for music. The awards are based on the reporting period of March 11, 2013 through March 9, 2014.

The 2014 Billboard Music Awards were held live yesterday, May 18, 2014 from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas and aired on ABC. The complete list of winners can be found here.

West's Billboard award follows his recent recognition as ASCAP's Christian Music Songwriter of the Year as well as winning the American Music Award in November.

Matthew West will next appear as co-host, joining Candace Cameron Bure, at the K-LOVE Fan Awards at Nashville's famed Grand Ole Opry House on June 1.

About Matthew West:

A multiple-ASCAP Christian Music Songwriter/Artist of the Year winner and lauded by The New York Times as “a vivid and compelling songwriter with impressive approaches to the familiar,” four-time GRAMMY® nominee Matthew West’s discography includes acclaimed releases: Happy (2003), History (2005), Something to Say (2008), The Story of Your Life (2010) and Into The Light (2012). His 2010 studio album, The Story of Your Life, was inspired by 10,000 stories from every state in the U.S. and 20 countries. The album garnered attention from CNN Online, Fox News, Billboard, Country Weekly, American Songwriter and more. The Story of Your Life gave West the largest street week debut of his career, selling over 10,000 units the first week landing at No. 3 on Christian Soundscan, and No. 41 on the Billboard Top 200. His songwriting credits include cuts by Rascal Flatts, Billy Ray Cyrus, Diamond Rio and more. West was nominated for a Primetime Emmy® Award for Original Music & Lyrics for “The Heart of Christmas” from the film of the same name. West’s fifth studio album, Into The Light, was released last fall and was nominated for Best Contemporary Christian Album for the 55th Annual GRAMMY® Awards. The album features his most recent hit singles “Forgiveness” and “Hello My Name Is” (which was No. 1 on the National Christian radio chart for 17 weeks straight, officially breaking the record for the most weeks at No. 1), along with 10 other tracks inspired by 10,000 new letters submitted after West invited people to, once again, send him their stories. West was nominated and won his first American Music Award in 2013. West spent much of late 2012 and early 2013 on a pre-headlining stint of the No. 1 Tour in the World (first quarter), the Winter Jam Tour Spectacular. He wrapped 2013 with his headlining fall 2013 tour and “The Story Tour” in December. This year he has been on the “Hits Deep Tour” as well as his “Hello My Name Is…” acoustic tour.





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