There are only a handful of contemporary Christian bands that have the kind of following as Selah. Selah has been performing its gospel music for fans since the late 1990s and continues to keep going in spite of minor changes in its lineup. All and all the band is still strong and continues to tour, after all it is an award-winning gospel outfit. Fans of Selah that live in or nearby Nashville, Tennessee, should get their tickets now to see Selah perform in concert with Travis Cottrell at the Ryman Auditorium. It will be a great experience for those fans that love contemporary Christian and a new take on the gospel genre. Selah certainly has been anointed to a leading role in the scene by selling over 4 million albums and received acknowledgement of its success on shows like The 700 Club. Selah is the real deal of Christian music. Don't miss out on your opportunity to see the band perform in person. A Selah concert is the epitome of contemporary Christian bands.
As one might have guessed, the band was founded by a family, well, a brother and sister that was accompanied by a friend. The original lineup consisted of Todd and Nicol Smith (although, Nicol is now married and goes by the surname Sponberg) and Alan Hall. It did not take long after releasing Be Still My Soul that the band captured the attention of a captive audience that was ready for the sweet songs of this gospel group. It did not take long before the reputation of this band preceded it and there were a number of opportunities opening up for it. The band has been nominated for and won a number of awards that are evidence of just how great the band is for people that have not yet discovered Selah or had the opportunity to hear its music through recording or in concert. Make sure you get your tickets to see this band perform, as it fills the house will the fans with it has won over the years with its meaningful and heartfelt music.
Since the inception of Selah, the band has built a strong discography that consists of ten releases. These include the following albums: Be Still My Soul, Press On, Rose of Bethlehem, Hiding Place, Greatest Hymns, Bless the Broken Road: The Duets Album, Timeless: The Selah Collection, You Deliver Me, Hope of the Broken World, and You Amaze Us. Some of the band's hits songs include: "Wonderful, Merciful Savior," "Bless the Broken Road," "It Must be You," "You Amaze Us," and more. Most of Selah's hits have topped the charts at number one. Selah is one of those bands that is taking a new approach to a genre of music with a long history and it is working and continues to work. Don't miss out on seeing Selah in concert, as it will be a delightful experience.
Within in one year after the band's inception, Selah was nominated for and won a Dove Award for the Inspirational Album of the Year for Be Still My Soul. In total Selah has won seven Dove Awards over the course of its career. The band is certainly worthy of all of its wins in how it speaks to both the critics and fans of gospel. It would be a shame to miss out on seeing Selah perform in concert, if you enjoy the way in which new contemporary Christian bands are able to re-envision the stylings of gospel and its hymns to make it friendly for a large concert experience and digestible for fans of music that may not attend the typical places where one might hear gospel music. Selah takes its music to new places outside of ones where people choose to focus attention solely on the topics of many of the band's songs. What is clear is that the award-winning band, which has even more nominations than wins, is well-intentioned and enjoyed by many fans.
Selah Live Show Experience
Selah's concerts have an emotional appeal to many of its fans that are moved by the aspects of contemporary Christian rock that speak to their strongly held beliefs. Watching Selah perform in concert is also having the opportunity to think about the themes of the music, like one's savior and more. During an interview, the band explained, ""We make sure we have an even mix of hymns, just because they're so strong in their theology and often times the writer has gone through something intense," The music is a contemporary take on old hymns and it is exhibited by harmonic voices that have a great power behind them. Don't miss out on seeing the current lineup perform. Amy Perry, Allan Hall and Todd Smith will make sure that you have a great experience.
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