The Beaver Dam, Kentucky native Jason Crabb is a Christian and southern gospel artist who has made a name for himself in the music industry with Grammy and Dove awards tucked under his belt. He started at age fourteen as the lead vocalist in his family’s group, The Crabb Family before moving on to a solo act in 2009. His self-titled debut album was released that year, reaching Number Sixty-Two on the Billboard 200, Number Two on the Billboard Christian albums chart and Number One on the Nielsen SoundScan’s Southern Gospel albums chart.
His solo career has released two albums, his self-titled in 2009 and a Christmas album the following year. The Crabb Family has released a number of singles, including fifteen Number One songs on the Singing News Top 80 Radio Airplay Charts, like “Please Forgive Me,” “Trail of Tears,” “Through the Fire,” “Good Day” and “The Cross.” The group disbanded in 2007, but reunited for a new album and a concert tour in 2011.
Crabb has been nominated four times for the Dove Award’s Male Vocalist of the Year and has one it once, in 2012. He has also won the award for Country Recorded Song of the Year, for “Somebody Like Me,” in 2010, as well as Song of the Year for “Sometimes I Cry,” Inspirational Recorded Song of the Year for “Joseph” and Traditional Gospel Recorded Song of the Year for “Go Tell It on the Mountain,” all in 2011. The following year, along with his Male Vocalist of the Year award, he also won the Dove Award’s Artist of the Year award. In 2010, he won the Grammy Awards’ Best Southern/Country/Bluegrass Gospel Album award.