Jason Crabb

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Jason Crabb
Born(1977-03-03) March 3, 1977 (age 35)
Beaver Dam, Kentucky, United States
GenresChristian, southern gospel, gospel
OccupationsSinger, record producer
InstrumentsVocals, guitar
Years active1996–present
Associated actsThe Crabb Family
Websitehttp://www.jasoncrabb.com/index.php
 
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Jason Crabb
Born(1977-03-03) March 3, 1977 (age 35)
Beaver Dam, Kentucky, United States
GenresChristian, southern gospel, gospel
OccupationsSinger, record producer
InstrumentsVocals, guitar
Years active1996–present
Associated actsThe Crabb Family
Websitehttp://www.jasoncrabb.com/index.php

Jason Crabb (born March 3, 1977 in Beaver Dam, Kentucky) is a Christian music singer and musician. He has been the lead vocalist for the group The Crabb Family[1].

Crabb was voted "Favorite Male Vocalist" at the first annual Harmony Honors Awards and "Favorite Young Artist" at the 2000 Singing News Fan Awards. In 2004, he was voted 2004 Gospel Music Male Vocalist of the Year. He has been nominated for many other awards during his career. He has worked extensively with the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir as a soloist.

As a solo artist, he was signed to Spring Hill Music Group. His self-titled debut solo album was released on June 30, 2009.[2] It reached No. 62 on the Billboard 200, No. 2 on the Billboard Christian albums chart, and No. 1 on on Nielsen SoundScan’s Southern Gospel albums chart.[1][3] The album won a 2010 Grammy award for "Best Southern/Country/Bluegrass Gospel Album".[4] It won a 2010 Grammy Award. The album was also nominated for a Dove Award for Country Album of the Year at the 41st GMA Dove Awards.On September 28, 2010, Spring Hill Music Group released Jason's second solo project, a Christmas album titled Because It's Christmas.

Jason and his wife, Shellye, have two daughters, Ashleigh Taylor and Emmaleigh Love.[5][6]

The Crabb Family retired the group in 2007 to go their separate ways. In 2011, the group reunited, recording a new album, along with a concert tour.

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Discography

YearAlbum detailsPeak[7]Certifications
(sales threshold)
USUS
Heat
GospelChristian
2009Jason Crabb622
2010Because It's Christmas
  • Released: September 28, 2010
  • Label: Spring Hill Music Group
  • Format: CD
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Awards

Jason Crabb has received several awards and nominations, both as part of a group and as a solo artist.

Dove Awards

YearAwardResult
2005Male Vocalist of the YearNominated
2006Male Vocalist of the YearNominated
2010Country Recorded Song of the Year ("Somebody Like Me")Won
Artist of the YearNominated
Male Vocalist of the YearNominated
Song of the Year ("Somebody Like Me")Nominated
Country Album of the Year (Jason Crabb)Nominated
2011Song of the Year ("Sometimes I Cry")Won
Inspirational Recorded Song of the Year ("Joseph")Won
Traditional Gospel Recorded Song of the Year ("Go Tell It on the Mountain")Won
Artist of the YearNominated
Male Vocalist of the YearNominated
2012[8]Artist of the YearWon
Male Vocalist of the YearWon
Song of the Year ("Who Am I")Nominated
Country Recorded Song of the Year ("Why Me")Nominated
Traditional Gospel Recorded Song of the Year ("I Saw the Light")Nominated
Contemporary Gospel Recorded Song of the Year ("I'd Rather Have Jesus")Nominated
Southern Gospel Album of the Year ("The Song Lives On")Nominated
Long Form Music Video of the Year ("The Song Lives On")Nominated

Grammy Awards

YearAwardResult
2010Best Southern/Country/Bluegrass Gospel AlbumWon

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