Phil King is a 22 year –old musician, singer/songwriter, who began his musical journey early on, when he penned his first tune at the age of nine. Since then he has honed his ever-sharpening songwriting skills and has written and co-written many songs with the likes of Jennie Lee Riddle (Revelation Song), Klaus Kuehn, and Tony Wood (Francesca Battistelli, Phillips, Craig and Dean, and Mandisa) to name a few.
At age sixteen, Phil began leading Praise & Worship where he attended church in central California and by the age of seventeen he had picked up the guitar and piano. Phil King's passion for Praise & Worship and his love for the Lord and people are clearly evident in his music. His unashamed proclamation of the hope found in Christ, is a refreshing conversion in the industry today.
Some of Phil's musical influences are greats such as: Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jonny Lang, Stevie Wonder, and Eric Clapton. These various influences are definitely reflected in his guitar licks and his songs, which are contagiously catchy and infused with irresistible hook-driven melodies, sincere lyrical honesty, soulful riffs and bluesy overtones. In fact, Israel Houghton and many others compare him to the likes of Jonny Lang.
Deeply soulful, is the best way to describe Phil's vocal styling. Whether crooning heartfelt ballads or belting powerful, up-tempo anthems, it's his genuine heart for worship and music ministry that shines through and grabs your attention on a profoundly moving level.
Investing his unique gifts to the church for years, Phil is currently serving at Grace Church in Franklin, Tennessee, where he co-leads Praise & Worship.
"My one focus and desire is to usher people into the presence of God and love on Jesus the way He deserves." says Phil. And with passion, sincere, earnest praise and enthusiasm that is not easily found in the market today, he does exactly that! Phil King is sure to make an impact through pure, heartfelt worship that will be remembered for years to come!