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Albert Wray Denson (born May 13, 1960, in Starkville, Mississippi), more commonly known as Al Denson, is a contemporary Christian music artist and a Christian radio and television show host.

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Biography

Denson first became well-known for his involvement with contemporary Christian music. As of 2005, he has written 19 songs that reached the top 10 on Christian radio charts nationwide. He has seven songs that reached the #1 position on the Christian radio charts: "Peace Be Still", "Shine Out the Light", "To Forgive", "Be the One", "Take Me to the Cross", "Be", and "Come and Fill This Place". In addition, he has been nominated for five Dove Awards, and he won Song of the Year. He has been a featured performer for Billy Graham's and Franklin Graham's crusades and Dawson McAllister Ministries, and was a frequent guest on Fire By Nite.

Denson also hosts a weekly television show called The Al Denson Show, which is aired on Trinity Broadcasting Network, Daystar, and INSP, as well as among the 36 channels on the Sky Angel nationwide direct-to-home satellite TV service. He has since also started a program called The Parent Factor, a radio show geared towards parents.

In addition, Denson developed a line of curriculum for school children in the United States, which teaches character education and emphasizes instilling good character qualities in children.

Denson currently resides just outside of Dallas, Texas.

Discography

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Albums

  • Stand Up (1985)
  • The Battle is On (1988)
  • Al Denson (1989)
  • Be the One (1990)
  • The Extra Mile (1992)
  • Reasons (1993)
  • Do You Know This Man? (1995)
  • Take Me to the Cross (1997)
  • Reunion Praise (1998)
  • Tabula Rasa (1998)
  • From This Day On (2000)
  • Awakening the Heart of Worship (2000)
  • With One Voice (2003)
  • Amazing Love (2005)

Videos

  • The Extra Mile (1992)
  • Reasons (1994)
  • INSP Live Television Special (1994, INSP Exclusive)
  • An Evening of Praise with Al Denson (2000)

Awards and honors

  • Inducted into the Christian Music Hall of Fame 2009[1]
  • Nominated for Mainstream Male Vocalist of the Year in the 2009 Visionary Awards from the Christian Music Hall of Fame (winners to be announced on November 14 during a live show)[1]

References

  1. ^ a b The Christian Music Hall of Fame official website

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