At the end of the day, there are songs, productions, t-shirts, and a thousand small details that are a part of this journey, but the most important thing to me, and my reason for breathing, is to serve and worship my King and Savior, Jesus Christ. That’s why I’m in this. And I hope that when people hear my music or come to a show that they see and hear the Gospel in action, saving me currently and reaching out to their reality. | Austin French
Austin French has always dreamed of being a Contemporary Christian Artist writing songs that shared his faith and passion for Jesus. Being surrounded by a musical family gave him the opportunity to grow towards that goal and inspired his passion for writing music. There was a passion and calling from God to share music that was rooted in the gospel and there was no stopping Austin from doing everything he could to share it.
He began leading at Journey Church, in Tifton, GA at the age of 18 and became the full-time worship pastor. There he met his wife, Joscelyn French. He led musicians and the congregation in worship for 3 years. While serving there in 2014 Austin French was featured on the first season of the ABC TV show “Rising Star,” He won the hearts of millions of viewers, including guest judges Ludacris, Kesha, and Brad Paisley, and competed for his way to the finale. He finished as the runner-up on the show and had the opportunity to share the stage with multi-platinum recording artist, Josh Groban.
After years of hard work, long trips, and a lot of songwriting, Austin signed a record deal with Fair Trade Services, record label home for artists such as The Newsboys, MercyMe, Phil Wickham, Laura Story, Hawk Nelson and several other successful Christian Artists. The dream of reaching people with the Gospel through his music now has the chance to reach millions of radio listeners around the world as he is currently working on his debut album.