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Wes Hampton Biography

Wes Hampton is a Christian music singer. He is a tenor for The Gaither Vocal Band. Hampton sang the first tenor for the group from 2005 to 2009, then when it went from a quartet to a quintet, he became the second tenor.

He also performs solo concerts. His first solo album was titled “A Man Like Me.” Wes also appears and performs in the Gaither Homecoming video concert series, television series and cruises.

Wes Hampton Early life

He was born as Wesley Adam Hampton in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. Hampton studied at Trevecca Nazarene University from 1996 to 1998, and he then went on to receive a B.A. in psychology and a minor in music from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, in 2000.

He was part of the worship staff at The Church at Brook Hills, a Birmingham church, for seven years.

Wes Hampton Age

Hampton was born on December 8th, 1977. He will be turning 42 tears old as of December 8th, 2019.

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Wes Hampton Family

Hampton married his wife Andrea while he was at Birmingham, in the year 1998.

Both still reside in Birmingham, AL, and have been blessed by four boys:

  • Barrett-14 yrs.
  • Hudson-12 yrs.
  • Carden-9 yrs.
  • Sutton-8 yrs.

Wes Hampton Occupation

Wes was part of the worship staff at a local church in Birmingham. He was the tenor for The Trevedores for seven years. In 2005, after his family members passed his demo tape around to friends of Bill Gaither.

Wes auditioned for the Gaither Vocal Band in May of 2005. He auditioned to replace David Phelps as 1st tenor and lead and After 7 weeks of auditions, Wes joined The Gaither Vocal Band. Wes also appears in the Gaither Homecoming video series.

He has won numerous awards, including a Grammy in 2009 for the Gaither Vocal Band album, “Lovin’ Life,” and was also nominated with the GVB for a Grammy for three more albums.

Hampton, along with the Gaither Vocal Band, has gone on to win numerous Gospel Music Association Dove Awards over the years as well. Wes also won the 2006 Singing News Horizon Individual Fan Award for the best new artist.

In 2018, Wes and the GVB had the honour of singing at Billy Graham’s memorial service in Charlotte, NC, where President Trump and Vice President Pence were in attendance.

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Trivia

Aside from his obvious love of music and family, Wes loves to cook and considers cooking to be a passion of his.

Wes released his first cookbook, “A Place at the Table: Hampton Favorite Family Recipes,” in 2009, and has released a second cookbook, “Wescipes.”

Wes Hampton awards

                           GMA Dove Awards

Year Category Nominated work Result
2009 Christmas Album Christmas Gaither Vocal Band Style

Nominated

2007 Southern Gospel Song “Give It Away”

Won

2007 Southern Gospel Album Give It Away

Won

2009 Southern Gospel Album Lovin’ Life

Won

2010 Southern Gospel Album Reunited

Won

2010 Southern Gospel Album Greatly Blessed

Won

2010 Song of the Year “Greatly Blessed, Highly Favored”

Nominated

2011 Southern Gospel Song “Better Day”

Won

2013 Southern Gospel Performance “Glorious Freedom”

Nominated

2013 Bluegrass Song “Come to Jesus”

Nominated

2013 Southern Gospel Album Pure and Simple

Won

                                         Grammy Awards

Year

Category

Nominated work

Result

2007 Southern Gospel, Country Gospel or Bluegrass Gospel Album Give It Away

Nominated

2009 Southern Gospel, Country Gospel or Bluegrass Gospel Album Lovin’ Life

Won

2015 Best Roots Gospel Album Hymns

Nominated

 

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