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Travis Greene (musician)

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Occupation(s)  Singer, songwriter
Spouse  Jacqueline Gyamfi Greene
Role  Musician
Name  Travis Greene
Years active  2007–present

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Birth name  Travis Montorius Greene
Born  January 17, 1984 (age 31) Delaware (1984-01-17)
Origin  Warner Robins, Georgia Charlotte, North Carolina Columbia, South Carolina
Instruments  Vocals, singer-songwriter
Labels  RCA Inspiration, Pendulum
Albums  Stretching Out, The Hill, Intentional - EP
Genres  Gospel music, Urban contemporary gospel
Nominations  Grammy Award for Best Gospel Performance/Song
Similar People  Jonathan McReynolds, Tasha Cobbs, Kierra Sheard, John P Kee, Karen Clark Sheard
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Travis Montorius Greene (born January 17, 1984) is an American gospel musician and pastor.

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Greene began his music career in 2007 with the release of The More via Greenelight Records. He has since released two studio albums, Stretching Out in 2010, The Hill in 2015, and an extended play, Intentional in 2015. Travis Greene's third album Crossover: Live From Music City will be released in 2017. Greene's music has charted on the Billboard magazine Top Gospel Albums and the Top Gospel Songs charts and he has been nominated for multiple awards, including two Grammy Awards and 13 Stellar Awards.

Travis alongside his wife Jacqueline Gyamfi Greene lead Forward City Church in Columbia, SC.

Early life

Greene was born, Travis Montorius Greene, on January 17, 1984, in Delaware, to mother, Charleather Greene and was raised in Warner Robins, Georgia. Greene's father died of an aneurysm in 1989. Greene was originally a still-born, but was resuscitated, and at the age of four was resuscitated after a four-storied building fall, while he was in Germany.

Career

Greene's music recording career started in 2007, with the release, The More, that came out on December 4, 2007, from Greenelight Records. The subsequent release, Stretching Out, a studio album, was released on June 8, 2010, by Pendulum Records.

The release of Stretching Out was Greene's introduction to the Billboard magazine Top Gospel Albums chart, where it placed at No. 27. Songs, "Still Here" and "Prove My Love", both charted on the Billboard magazine Top Gospel Songs chart, at peaks of Nos. 17 and 29, respectively.

Greene released an extended play, Intentional, on August 21, 2015, with RCA Inspiration, where this placed at No. 3 on the Billboard magazine Top Gospel Albums chart. Its song, "Intentional", peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard magazine Top Gospel Songs chart .

Greene's second studio album, The Hill, was released on October 30, 2015, from RCA Inspiration. The Hill charted at #1 on the Billboard Gospel charts.

Greene has been named a rising star in the gospel genre and his rise has been reported in Billboard Magazine, Rolling Out Magazine', Jet magazine, with performances at the Essence Music Festival, Trumpet Awards and BMI Trailblazers. In 2016, JET Magazin] called Greene The Future of Gospel.

In 2017, Greene received criticism for his decision to perform at President Donald Trump's Inaugural Ball.

On February 2, 2017, Greene recorded his third album Crossover: Live From Music City in Nashville, Tennessee.

On March 24, 2017, Greene led the field of nominees at the 2017 Stellar Gospel Music Awards by taking home seven awards. At the awards, Greene performed a medley of Made A Way alongside Gospel recording artists Israel Houghton, Jonathan McReynolds and Jonathan Butler.

Personal life

Greene is married to Jacqueline "Jackie" Gyamfi Greene and together they co-pastor lead Forward City Church in Columbia, South Carolina.

Discography

  • 2007: The More
  • 2010: Stretching Out
  • 2015: The Hill
  • 2017: Crossover: Live From Music City
  • Studio albums

    Live albums

    Extended plays

    Singles

    Stellar Awards

    In 2017, Greene received nine Stellar Award nominations, of which he won seven awards.

    References

    Travis Greene (musician) Wikipedia


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