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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.

CONTENTS

* 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

EARLY LIFE

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 Nashville, Tennessee
Nashville, Tennessee
, where he graduated with honors in music.

MUSIC CAREER

Just after graduating, Lee Greenwood
Lee Greenwood
asked Mote to join his band. Since then, he has toured with artists such as Trisha Yearwood
Trisha Yearwood
, Tanya Tucker , Porter Wagoner
Porter Wagoner
, the Gaither Vocal Band , and the Gaither Homecoming Tour. In 2001, when a pianist was needed for Alan Jackson 's " Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning) " recording, Mote was recommended. After that, he became a very sought-after studio musician, playing on numerous country and gospel artist's albums.

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 Billboard 200
Billboard 200
and No. 10 on the Christian Albums chart.

DISCOGRAPHY

ALBUMS

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

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PIANO HYMNS: IF YOU COULD HEAR WHAT I SEE

* Released: January 31, 2006 * Label: EMI Christian Music Group

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DON\'T LET ME MISS THE GLORY

* Released: October 23, 2007 * Label: Spring Hill

170 10

I WILL SING

* Released: March 9, 2010 * Label: New Haven Records

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SONGS I GREW UP SINGING

* Released: August 7, 2012 * Label: New Haven / Provident

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THE STAR STILL SHINES

* Released: October 16, 2012 * Label: New Haven

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ALL THINGS NEW

* Released: August 27, 2013 * Label: New Haven

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HYMNS AND SONGS OF INSPIRATION

* Released: October 23, 2015 * Label: New Haven

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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 Does" * 2008: Country Bluegrass Homecoming, Volume 2; "Ain't Gonna Give Up on God" * 2010: Giving Thanks; " Everything Is Beautiful
Everything Is Beautiful
" * 2011: Alaskan Homecoming; "I'm Working on a Road" * 2011: Majesty; "When I Lift Up My Head", "Heaven's Jubilee"

AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS

YEAR ASSOCIATION CATEGORY NOMINATED WORK RESULT REF.

2003–06 Academy of Country Music Awards Piano/Keyboards Player of the Year

Nominated

2008/10 Piano/Keyboards Player of the Year

Won

2012–14 Piano/Keyboards Player of the Year

Nominated

2015 GMA Dove Awards
GMA Dove Awards
Country Song of the Year "Ain't It Just Like The Lord" (shared with songwriters) Nominated

REFERENCES

* ^ Broadcast Music, Inc.
Broadcast Music, Inc.
"Songwriter/Composer: Mote Gordon James". Broadcast Music, Inc.
Broadcast Music, Inc.
Retrieved January 5, 2016. * ^ Gordon Mote (GordonMote) (October 24, 2014). "@HamblenMusic: @GordonMote We were a day early on the birthday wish, weren\'t we? (Your birthday is tomorrow, correct?)You are correct...". Twitter. Retrieved January 5, 2015. * ^ A B C AllMusic . " Gordon Mote : Biography". AllMusic . Retrieved January 5, 2016. * ^ " Gordon Mote Biography". * ^ AllMusic (October 23, 2007). "Don\'t Let Me Miss the Glory – Gordon Mote : Review". AllMusic . Retrieved January 5, 2016. * ^ Brassington, Dave (February 14, 2008). "Review: Don\'t Let Me Miss the Glory – Gordon Mote". Cross Rhythms
Cross Rhythms
. Retrieved January 5, 2016. * ^ A B " Gordon Mote Album & Song Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard . Prometheus Global Media
Prometheus Global Media
. Retrieved January 5, 2016. * ^ A B " Gordon Mote Album & Song Chart History (Christian Albums)". Billboard . Prometheus Global Media
Prometheus Global Media
. Retrieved January 5, 2016. * ^ A B C "Winners Search Results". * ^ "2015 Nominees". Archived from the original on January 11, 2016.

EXTERNAL LINKS

* Official

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