Colton Dixon quickly became a household name in 2012 when he made it to the top seven on Season 11 of Fox’s hit show AMERICAN IDOL, and his career has been on the fast track ever since. Dixon’s 2013 debut, A Messenger, set the record for biggest first-week sales by a new solo Christian act, becoming the No. 1 selling album by a new Christian artist.
Dixon has played live for more than 1 million fans, performing at festivals like Winter Jam and touring with acts such as Third Day, TobyMac and Britt Nicole.
It would be easy for Dixon to allow his success to become his identity. Yet, instead, he chooses to find his identity solely in Christ. “The only thing that’s going to really satisfy you is the Lord, and He’s the only thing that will continue to blow your mind as you live your life,” the singer says. “He will always exceed your expectations, always.”
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In 2013, Dixon won a Dove Award for Best Rock/Contemporary Album Of The Year, along with two additional nominations.
In 2015, ANCHOR was honored with the Dove Award for Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year.
Dixon received back-to-back K-LOVE Fan Award nominations for Male Artist of the Year in 2014 and 2015. Dixon’s third studio album Identity was released March 24, 2017.