"Through All Of It" was a top 10 hit on Christian Radio
"More Of You" was a top 10 hit on Christian Radio
2015 Dove Award Winner!
Rock/Contemporary Album Of The Year
Anchor by Colton Dixon
For his sophomore effort, Colton Dixon co-wrote with renowned songwriters and artists such as Trevor McNevan (TFK), Matthew West, TobyMac, Ben Glover, Matt Bronleewe and the album’s producers, David Garcia (TobyMac, Mandisa, Newsboys) and Red Decibel (Switchfoot, Kelly Clarkson, Jeremy Camp). Anchor was recorded in Nashville’s Berry Hill neighborhood, a creative hub dotted with recording studios.
Colton Dixon’s 2014 release ANCHOR was presented with the 2015 Dove Award for Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year. This is Dixon's second time winning Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year as he took home the award in 2013 for his debut album, A Messenger.
ANCHOR includes the most played Hot AC single of 2014, "More Of You," which spent three weeks at No. 1, as well as "Through All Of It," his fourth consecutive No. 1 at Hot AC Radio. The album's next single, "Limitless," will go for adds in November 2015 at Christian radio.
Following the success of ANCHOR, Dixon recently released dual EPs Calm and Storm, which catapulted to the top of the iTunes Christian Albums Chart as Calm took the No. 1 spot. Storm was close behind, landing in the chart's top six albums. The two EPs also combined to create The Calm Before The Storm, available in physical format only.
Dixon is currently touring alongside GRAMMY® Award winner TobyMac on his ***THIS IS NOT A TEST*** Tour and recently announced he will continue touring in 2016 on TobyMac’s Hits Deep Tour.
Colton Dixon quickly became a household name in 2012 when he made it to the top seven on Season 11 of Fox's hit show American Idol, and his career has been on the fast track ever since. Dixon's 2013 debut, A Messenger, set the record for biggest first-week sales by a new solo Christian act, becoming the No. 1 selling album by a new Christian artist and the No. 9 best-selling album of 2013 in the Christian genre overall. In just a few short years, Dixon has already played live for more than 1 million fans, performing at festivals like Winter Jam and touring with acts such as Third Day, TobyMac and Casting Crowns. Colton Dixon has also been named the latest Steinway artist, following in the footsteps of legendary artists such as Harry Connick, Jr., Diana Krall and Billy Joel. Dixon's sophomore effort ANCHOR, released in August 2014 and includes the most played Hot AC single of 2014, “More Of You," which spent three weeks at No. 1, as well as "Through All of It," his fourth consecutive No. 1 at Hot AC Radio. In 2013, Dixon won a Dove Award for Best Rock/Contemporary Album Of The Year, along with two additional nominations. In 2015, ANCHOR was honored with the Dove Award for Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year. Dixon also received back-to-back K-LOVE Fan Award nominations for Male Artist of the Year in 2014 and 2015. Dixon’s The Calm Before The Storm is available now.
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