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Matt Redman's Worship Song '10,000 Reasons' Wins Two Grammys
British worship leader and songwriter leads the pack of gospel music winners during the 55th Annual Grammy Awards
Redman picked up his first Grammys ‐ one as an artist and one as a songwriter ‐ for the song ‘10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord)’
He won Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance and Best Contemporary Christian Music Song.
The Best Music Song award was shared with Israel Houghton in an unusual tie. Houghton accepted the award on stage with Redman for ‘Your Presence is Heaven’
‘10,000 Reasons’ is based on the opening of Psalm 103. Redman wrote the song with Jonas Myrin.
After collecting his awards at the ceremony in Los Angeles, Redman tweeted, ‘We wrote this song for the glory of God, so He gets all the glory today too :)’
Myrin added: ‘Truly got 10,000 reasons and more to celebrate and be thankful for tonight.’