It’s not often that a country music superstar like Carrie Underwood would provide background vocals. It seems like Underwood did just that- background vocals for Christian music artist and Franklin residence, Matthew West.
All In, the newest from four-time GRAMMY® nominee Matthew West, is available now on iTunes. But track #6, “Something Greater” features Carried Underwood on background vocals. The 14-track release also includes West’s hit single, “Broken Things,” which is quickly becoming a radio favorite, and already sits at No. 2 on Christian Airplay and AC Indicator charts.
Since 2009, West has received well over 40,000 stories from people around the world with several tracks from All In is dedicated to their stories of battling cancer, overcoming addiction and more. Now, for the first time in several years, the new album also contains songs that heavily reflect the personal stories of West and his desire to go “all in” in every area of his life including faith, family. and relationships.
West earned his second ASCAP Christian Music Songwriter of the Year award recently. He also earned three ASCAP most-performed song awards for his own chart-topping single, “Mended,” as well as “One Step Away,” recorded by Casting Crowns and “Tell Your Heart to Beat Again,” recorded by Danny Gokey. A tenured songwriter, West has over 100 songwriting credits to his name for artists in multiple genres.
Watch the audio video below of “Something Greater.”