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It's A Wonderful Christmas Tour Ends
The 2011 It's a Wonderful Christmas tour ended December 20th with the last show in Jacksonville, Florida.
20 December 2011

Glory Album Released
Michael's new album Glory is now available nationwide. This is his 23rd career album. Glory marks his 2nd instrumental project, the first being Freedom released in 2000 to wide spread acceptance and very positive reviews.




22 November 2011

New Glory Album Available in iTunes
Michael's new album Glory is now available for download at iTunes. Click the iTunes button below:




21 November 2011

New 2012 Tours and Concert Dates Announced
Several new tours and concert dates have been announced for 2012. The Michael W. Smith Brazil Tour starts in January. On January 18th, Michael performs live with Aline Barros in Sao Paolo, Brazil for the recording of her new DVD. Following the Brazil Tour is the Wonder Worship and Glory Tour with numerous stops in the US. The Michael W. Smith and Band Canadian Tour follows in May. For more information and dates check out the tour page:

Tour Information
15 November 2011

Countdown to Glory
The countdown to Glory, Michael's next new album, is getting close to the November 22nd release date. The CD is now available for pre-order:




22 October 2011

Michael to Join Hannity Holiday Concert Salute to the Troops
Michael will be part of Sean Hannity's Holiday Concert Salute to the Troops which will be held in three cities this December: Pittsburgh (12/2), Washington DC (12/3), and Atlanta (12/18). Along with Michael and Sean, the concerts will feature Oliver North and recording artist Five for Fighting. For more information visit:

Sean Hannity's Holiday Concert Salute to the Troops
18 October 2011

New Album Glory Official Press Release
Michael W. Smith Releases Second Instrumental Project, Tuesday, November 22, 2011

One of contemporary Christian music’s most enduring and beloved artists, Michael W. Smith presents the highly anticipated instrumental follow-up to his 2000 RIAA Gold-selling album, Freedom. Titled 'Glory', the project, Smith’s 23rd career record, will be available at national retail outlets on Nov. 22.

Recorded with a 65-piece orchestra at London’s prestigious AIR Studios (Andrew Lloyd Webber, Peter Gabriel, Pirates of the Caribbean, “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader”), Glory was arranged by Smith’s longtime friend David Hamilton and features a moving collection of original music. Included on the album, produced by Smith, are “Glory – The Overture,” “The Patriot,” “Heroes,” “Whitaker’s Wonder,” “Redemption,” “Atonement,” “The Romance,” “The Tribute” and a larger-than-life symphonic version of “Agnus Dei.”

Smith comments, “I’ve said many times that Freedom is my favorite record, so I’m very excited to be releasing my second instrumental record. I think the people that enjoyed Freedom will love this one; and I actually think some of the unique musical twists this project is taking will open it up to a whole new audience as well.”

On the inspiration for Glory, Smith notes, “When I work with an orchestra I feel like I’m in my element. I often think of the film ‘Chariots of Fire’ and the famous quote by the film’s hero Eric Liddell. He says, ‘when I run I feel His pleasure.’ This statement encompasses my experience when I work on instrumental music. When I’m able to see sweeping melodies and epic, cinematic songs come to fruition, it’s like I am offering a prayer to our Father in Heaven.”

Press Release from michaelwsmith.com

01 September 2011

Update: -  Editor's Note: Pre-orders are now available through michaelwsmith.com here: Pre-Order Glory Offers at discounted prices. Single CD, Multiple CD, Freedom/Glory combo packs, and foil signature lithographs are also available for pre-order.

New Album Glory To Be Released November 22nd
Michael is working on his latest album titled Glory which is also coined as Freedom II. Glory is scheduled to be released Novmeber 22nd. Click the link below to view Michael's video update from the studio:

New Album Video Update

24 August 2011

New Music Video Released: I'll Wait For You
Michael has released his latest music video based on the song I'll Wait For You from the Wonder album. Click the link below to view I'll Wait For You:

I'll Wait For You Music Video

16 August 2011

Sean Hannity Joins 2012 MWS New England/Canada Cruise
Radio and TV broadcaster Sean Hannity will be joining Michael W. Smith on his 2012 Canada and New England Cruise. Guests also include Francesca Battistelli and Jeremy Camp. The cruise is scheduled for July 7 - 14, 2012. For more information click the link below:

MWS 2012 Cruise Information

27 July 2011

Update: -  25 January 2012: The official guest list has changed. Guests include Sean Hannity, Jeremy Camp, and Audrey Assad.

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