UK's Matt Hooper and USA's Travis Ryan honoured at ASCAP Awards

THE UK/USA songwriting partnership of Bradford's Matt Hooper and Smyrna's Travis Ryan were honoured at the 2015 ASCAP Christian Music Awards for their song "We Believe". The songs was a number one Christian radio single for the Newsboys and was one of the top five performed songs for 2014. Hooper was featured on the Life Worship song "Dance Again" which has garnered more than 10 million views on GodTube. Ryan is to release a new live EP this summer that will be recorded at his church, LifePoint in Smyrna, Tennessee. CR

The opinions expressed in this article are not necessarily those held by Cross Rhythms. Any expressed views were accurate at the time of publishing but may or may not reflect the views of the individuals concerned at a later date.