Matthew West Extends Publishing Deal with Combustion Music

April 11, 2019

Matthew West has extended his exclusive publishing agreementwith Combustion Music, in conjunction with his Story House Collective. MatthewWest is a 4-time Grammy nominee, 5-time ASCAP Christian Songwriter of the Year,accomplished author and award-winning Christian music artist. Most recently,West notched his 11th #1 with Combustion with the 5-weekchart-topping single, “Only Jesus”, recorded by Casting Crowns.

Combustion Music President Chris Farren said, “We have beenlucky enough to work with Matthew for the past 10 years, and could not behappier to be continuing that relationship. Matthew has proven over and overhis unique ability to write not only massive hit songs for himself, but formany others as well, in multiple genres. He continues to be a constant force inan industry where things change very quickly, and we look forward to 4 moreyears of great success together.”

Matthew West stated, “Since moving to Nashville years agoI’ve noticed an undeniable connection between the most successful songwritersand the belief and support of the people they’ve surrounded themselves with.Every writer needs a champion, an advocate, and for me that has been the teamat Combustion. I’m excited to continue this partnership and thankful for theircontinued belief in the music I’m passionate about writing. I’m also lookingforward to turning around and serving as an advocate and support for the youngsongwriters we develop together in years to come.”

Matthew West has released seven critically acclaimed albumsand his hits include the 17-week #1 “Hello, My Name Is”, “Courageous” recordedby Casting Crowns, “Grace Wins”, “Tell Your Heart To Beat Again” recorded byDanny Gokey, and the #1 single “Broken Things” from his most recent album, All In. Matthew is currently in the studio working on new music!