NASHVILLE, TENN. (AUGUST 26, 2020) - Earlier this month, five-time GRAMMY® nominated artist Matthew West launched "The Matthew West Podcast," which debuted No. 1 on the Apple Religion & Spirituality chart. This week, West welcomes former Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson and NFL player Andrew East as guests, as well as he and his wife Emily are featured on their podcast, "Couple Things," available today. "The Matthew West Podcast" is available on best-selling author, speaker and popular podcaster Annie F. Downs' "That Sounds Fun Network."
Listeners can check out the six episodes currently available with a new episode releasing weekly. This month, West has featured Casting Crowns' frontman Mark Hall, mother and daughter Korie Robertson and Sadie Robertson Huff, best-selling author and pastor Max Lucado, NBA player Cody Zeller and a special Q&A episode with West. Click here to check out "The Matthew West Podcast."
In addition to the successful debut of his podcast, West was recently nominated for four GMA Dove Awards. He received two "Song of the Year" nods one for his No. 1 hit "The God Who Stays" and Casting Crowns' hit song, "Nobody," which also earned him a GRAMMY nomination this year, as well as the nomination for "Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year." He was also nominated for "Songwriter of the Year (Artist)," which he won in 2018. The 51st Annual GMA Dove Awards will be held Friday, October 30 on Trinity Broadcast Network (TBN).