David Phelps Biography
David Phelps born David Norris Phelps, is an American Christian music vocalist, songwriter and vocal arranger. He born on October 21, 1969 in Houston, Texas, United States to Gene and Mary Ella Phelps.
He grew up in a musical family in Tomball, Texas and he sang in church as a teenager.
He graduated from Tomball High School in 1988. He attended Baylor University, graduating in 1992 with a degree in music and vocal performance.
David Phelps is best known for singing tenor in the Gaither Vocal Band. He served as a member of the Gaither Vocal Band for more than 15 years. As a member of the Gaither Vocal Band, David has received Dove Awards, Grammy Awards, and multiple platinum-selling projects.
As a solo artist, he received 2009 Dove Award nominations for Male Vocalist of the Year and Long Form Video for the Christmas DVD, O Holy Night to add to his many awards and honors. David’s 2012 live concert DVD, David Phelps: Classic, debuted on Billboards’ Music Video Chart at #1 and since its release has received acclaim from throughout both Gospel and secular music genres. The recording has been featured on numerous television networks, including the Public Broadcasting System (PBS).
In 2015, David released the recording, Freedom. The Freedom companion DVD also debuted at #1 on Billboards’ Music Video Chart. Most recently, in April of 2017, The Best of David Phelps: from the Homecoming Series, peaked at #1 on Billboard’s Music Video Sales Chart, topping such popular video releases as The Beatles’ Eight Days A Week and Eric Clapton’s Live In San Diego, as well as Adele’s Live At The Royal Albert Hall. That same week, David’s Freedom video sat in the top 20. In 2017, David released his latest recording, Hymnal. Throughout the recording, David lends his artistry to some of the most treasured hymns of the church.
David Phelps Age
He born on October 21, 1969 in Houston, Texas, United States to Gene and Mary Ella Phelps.
David Phelps Wife
David’s wife is Lori Purtle. David met Lori Purtle studying music at Baylor University. She was born on the same day and year as David, on October 21, 1969. They have four children: Callie, Maggie Beth, David Grant and Coby.
David Phelps Family
David Phelps was born to Gene and Mary Ella Phelps. Gene is a former accountant/banker who currently teaches business and finance at a college in Houston. Mary Ella is a retired English Professor. He has two older sisters, Sherri Proctor and Kari Lee.
Sherri Proctor sang backup vocals for David on tour, before dying from cancer in September 2012. Kari Lee is a professional trumpeter who tours with the Chicago-based Millar Brass Ensemble. David and his wife Lori Purtle have four children: Callie, Maggie Beth, David Grant and Coby. The Phelps family resides in the country outside Nashville, Tennessee.
David Phelps Wife Died
His wife Lori Purtle Phelps is alive and well.
David Phelps Net Worth
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David Phelps Songs
- No More Night
- Sometimes It Takes a Mountain
- I Believe in a Hill Called Mount Calvary
- It Is Well With My Soul
- ‘Til the Storm Passes By
- There Is a River
- O Holy Night
- He’s Alive
- I Then Shall Live
- I Can’t Even Walk
- Sinner Saved by Grace
- We Shall Behold Him
- I’m Gonna Keep On
- You Are My All In All/Canon In D
- Alpha and Omega
- Love Can Turn the World
- Great Is Thy Faithfulness
- End of the Beginning
- Loving God, Loving Each Other
- Let Freedom Ring
- He Is Here
- He Will Carry You
- Glorious Impossible
- What A Meeting In The Air
- Ill Worship Only At The Feet Of Jesus
- Let It Start In Me
- Where No One Stands Alone
- I Bowed on My Knees
- Little Is Much When God Is In It
- Where Could I Go?
- Nessun Dorma