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    Natalie Diane Grant was born December 21st, 1971 and is a singer-songwriter of contemporary Christian music. She received the Gospel Music Association’s Dove Award for Female Vocalist of the Year four consecutive years ( 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009), and again in 2012. She was also nominated for a Grammy in 2012 for her performance of “Alive”. Her signature song is “Held”.


    Sara Groves ( born Sara Lee Colbaugh, September 10, 1972 ) is an American contemporary Christian singer, record producer, and author. Groves received her Bachelor of Science degree in history and English in 1994 from Evangel University, a private Christian university in Springfield, Missouri. Groves spent four years teaching high school in Rosemount, Minnesota before recording her first album, Past the Wishing, in 1998. Since then, she has released nine additional albums and appeared on several others. Groves has been nominated for three Dove Awards including New Artist of the Year in 2002 and Special Event Album of the Year 2003 by the Gospel Music Association. She was named one of the best Christian music artists of 2005 and the album, Add to the Beauty, was named Album of the Year for 2005 by CCM Magazine.


    Matthew Daniel “Matt” Hammitt ( born October 19, 1979 ) is an American contemporary Christian singer-songwriter born and raised in Toledo, Ohio. Hammitt released the album Every Falling Tear in 2011, which was his first solo album apart from Sanctus Real, but he is still a part of that band.