GORDON JAMES MOTE (born October 25, 1970) is an American Christian country singer, pianist, and worship leader . He was born blind. He has released eight studio albums. His album Don't Let Me Miss the Glory (2007) was his breakthrough on the Billboard charts.
* 1 Early life * 2 Music career
* 3 Discography
* 3.1 Albums * 3.2 Gaither Homecoming Video featured performances
* 4 Awards and nominations * 5 References * 6 External links
Mote was born, on October 25, 1970, in
Gadsden, Alabama , as a blind
person, where he grew up in nearby Attalla . He attended both
Jacksonville State College , where he spent the first three years of
his music education, while he transferred to
Belmont University in
Just after graduating,
His studio album, Don't Let Me Miss the Glory, was his debut as a
vocalist. It was released on October 23, 2007, with Spring Hill
Records. This album was his breakthrough, appearing on the Billboard
magazine charts, peaking at No. 170 on the
TITLE ALBUM DETAILS PEAK CHART POSITIONS
US 200 US CHR
CHRISTMAS PIANO: THE HOLLY AND THE IVORY
* Released: December 27, 2005 * Label: Spring Hill / EMI CMG
PIANO HYMNS: IF YOU COULD HEAR WHAT I SEE
* Released: January 31, 2006 * Label: EMI Christian Music Group
DON\'T LET ME MISS THE GLORY
* Released: October 23, 2007 * Label: Spring Hill
I WILL SING
* Released: March 9, 2010 * Label: New Haven Records
SONGS I GREW UP SINGING
* Released: August 7, 2012 * Label: New Haven / Provident
THE STAR STILL SHINES
* Released: October 16, 2012 * Label: New Haven
ALL THINGS NEW
* Released: August 27, 2013 * Label: New Haven
HYMNS AND SONGS OF INSPIRATION
* Released: October 23, 2015 * Label: New Haven
GAITHER HOMECOMING VIDEO FEATURED PERFORMANCES
* 2007: How Great Thou Art; "Shall We Gather at the River"
* 2008: Homecoming Picnic; "Sweet Forgiveness"
* 2008: Country Bluegrass Homecoming, Volume 1; "I Know Somebody Who
* 2008: Country Bluegrass Homecoming, Volume 2; "Ain't Gonna Give Up
* 2010: Giving Thanks; "
Everything Is Beautiful
AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS
YEAR ASSOCIATION CATEGORY NOMINATED WORK RESULT REF.
2003–06 Academy of Country Music Awards Piano/Keyboards Player of the Year
2008/10 Piano/Keyboards Player of the Year
2012–14 Piano/Keyboards Player of the Year
GMA Dove Awards
Broadcast Music, Inc.