Chris Christian began his professional music career as a performer in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1974. Through the years, he has been a performer, songwriter, publishing company executive, recording engineer, record producer, record label executive, and, ultimately, the founder and chief executive officer of his own music production and publishing companies, Home Sweet Home Records and LCS Music Group, Inc. as well as the largest Motion Picture Soundstage in the South, The STUDIOS AT LAS COLINAS.
Over the years, Chris’s involvement in the music industry has led to nine Grammy Award nominations as a music producer, artist and publisher, winning four Grammys. He has also been nominated for seven Gospel Music Association Dove Awards as a music producer, publisher and songwriter, winning five Doves. Chris is also responsible for starting the Christian music career of Amy Grant, and has produced over 60 albums that have sold in excess of 10 million copies.
He has written over two thousand songs, many of which have been recorded by such artists for Elvis Presley, Olivia Newton-John, Marilyn McCoo, Leanza Cornett, Jerry Reed, Dionne Warwick, The Carpenters, Jeannie C. Riley, Sheena Easton, Cheryl Ladd, B.J. Thomas, Debby Boone, B.W. Stevenson, Jane Oliver, Darryl Cotton, Cotton, Lloyd & Christian, and Donny and Marie Osmond. Chris has also written or co-written for contemporary Christian Artists such as Amy Grant, B.J. Thomas, Eric Champion, The Boones, Little Anthony, The Imperials, Dan Peek, Steve Archer, B.W. Stevenson, The New Gaither Vocal Band, The Archers, Sandy Patti, Dogwood, Austin Roberts, Luke Garrett, Larnelle Harris, and many more. He has had many Top
Ten Billboard singles as an artist / producer.
He has also appeared on Solid Gold, American Bandstand, The Merv Griffin show, Cliff Richard Show, and many other national television performances.
In addition, Chris has written jingles for Fortune 500 companies such as Coca-Cola, GMC, Frito-Lay, McDonald's, and Stouffers. He has written songs for special projects like the Dallas Cowboys 1985 and 1986 Christmas albums, the 1989 tribute to Tom Landry titled The Man Behind The Man, and scored the major motion picture Dakota, which starred actor Lou Diamond Phillips. He has also written original songs and scoring for the national children's television show Gerbert, and feature songs and scoring for several CBS Sports broadcasts including the Masters Golf Tournament, the Super Bowl, the 1993 Winter Olympics, the U.S. Open Tennis Championship, the NCAA Basketball Tournament, and the NFL Today.
Chris has extensive relationships in the entertainment and corporate world and continues to develop music and film productions in Dallas, Texas. He live in Dallas, Texas with his wife of 27 years and his four children.
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