Biography of Pastor Travis Montorius Greene

Pastor Travis Montorius Greene was born on January 17, 1984 in Delaware to his mother, Mrs. Charleather Greene and was raised in Warner Robins, Georgia. His father died of an aneurysm in 1989. Greene was originally a still-born, but was resuscitated. A few years later, at the age of four he was resuscitated after a four-storied building fall, while he was in Germany. He is an American Pastor, gospel singer, instrumentalist, song writer and a gospel urban contemporary musician.




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Pastor Travis Greene began his music career in 2007 with the release of The More via Greenelight Records. This was precisely on the 4th of December, 2007. He has since released two studio albums, Stretching Out on June 8, 2010 (Pendulum Records), The Hill in 2015, and an extended play, Intentional in 2015. Travis Greene's third album Crossover: Live From Music City was released in 2017 as a live album. Greene's music has charted on the Billboard Top Gospel Albums and the Top Gospel Songs charts and he has been nominated for multiple awards, including five Grammy Awards and 13 Stellar Awards.

Pastor Travis Greene and his wife lead Forward City Church in Columbia, South Carolina.

The release of Stretching Out was Greene's introduction to the Billboard Top Gospel Albums chart, where it placed at No. 27. Songs, "Still Here" and "Prove My Love", both charted on the Billboard Top Gospel Songs chart, at peaks of Nos. 17 and 29, respectively.

Greene released an extended play, Intentional, on August 21, 2015, with RCA Inspiration, where this placed at No. 3 on the Billboard Top Gospel Albums chart. His song, "Intentional", peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Gospel Songs chart .

Greene's second studio album, The Hill, was released on October 30, 2015, from RCA Inspiration and charted at No. 1 on the Billboard Gospel charts.

Greene's rise in the gospel genre has been reported in Billboard Magazine,[11] Rolling Out Magazine,[12] Jet magazine,[13] with performances at the Essence Music Festival,[14] Trumpet Awards and BMI Trailblazers.[15] In 2016, JET Magazine called Greene "The Future of Gospel".[13]

On February 2, 2017, Greene recorded his third album Crossover: Live From Music City in Nashville, Tennessee.

On March 24, 2017, Greene led the field of nominees at the 2017 Stellar Gospel Music Awards by taking home seven awards. At the awards, Greene performed a medley of "Made a Way" alongside Gospel recording artists Israel Houghton, Jonathan McReynolds and Jonathan Butler.

Pastor Travis Greene is happily married to his heartthrob, Pastor Jackie Gyamfi. Together they co-pastor Forward City Church in Columbia, South Carolina.

List of studio albums, with selected chart positions

  • Stretching Out  (June 8, 2010)
  • The Hill    (October 30, 2015[10]
  • Broken Record    (November 1, 2019
  • Crossover: Live from Music City     (August 18, 2017
  • Setlist Vol.1 (Live)  (August 8, 2019
  • Intentional (August 21, 2015
  • 2010 "Still Here"  
  • 2011 "Prove My Love"  
  • 2013  "The Anthem"     —
  • 2015  "Intentional"     1
  • 2016 "Made a Way"     1
  • 2017 "You Waited"     1
  • 2019 "Won't Let Go"     1
  • "Good & Loved"

(with Doe Jones)     1

Year     Nominee/Work     Category     Result     Ref
2016     "Intentional"     Best Gospel Performance/Song     Nominated   
2017     "Made a Way [Live]"     Best Gospel Performance/Song     Nominated     [23]
2018     Crossover: Live from Music City     Best Gospel Album     Nominated     [24]
2020     "See the Light"     Best Gospel Performance/Song     Nominated     [25]
2021     "Won't Let Go"     Best Gospel Performance/Song     Nominated     [26]
Billboard Music Awards
Year     Nominee/Work     Category     Result     Ref
2017     Travis Greene     Top Gospel Artist     Nominated     [27]
The Hill     Top Gospel Album     Nominated
"Made a Way"     Top Gospel Song     Won
2016     Travis Greene     Top Gospel Artist     Won
Stellar Awards

In 2017, Greene received seven Stellar Awards. In 2018, he received four Stellar Awards.
Year     Nominee/work     Category     Result
2017     Made a Way     Song of the Year     Won
Travis Greene     Male Vocalist of the Year     Won
The Hill     CD of the Year     Won
Travis Greene     Contemporary Male Vocalist of the Year     Won
The Hill     Contemporary CD of the Year     Won
The Hill     Recorded Music Packaging of the Year     Won
The Hill     Praise & Worship CD of the Year     Won
Travis Greene     Artist of the Year     Won
Crossover Live from Music City     Producer of the Year     Won
Travis Greene     Male Vocalist of the Year     Won
Travis Greene     Contemporary Male of the Year     Won

Full Biography of Pastor Travis Montorius Greene

More than a pastor and Grammy-nominated artist, Pastor Travis Greene is a husband and father of three children who is devoted in the spirit and in his home. Pastor Travis relishes nothing more than to see the smile on his wife Jackie’s face, whom he calls his “ray of light”. When he’s not on tour or leading prayer at Forward City Church, he usually spends time at home, with his sons on his lap.

Pastor Travis, who (at the time of compiling this biography - January 2023) is a five-time GRAMMY® nominated, award-winning chart topper continues to blaze new trails with his music, most recently celebrating a milestone fifth #1 hit single at Gospel radio with his single “Good and Loved” (feat. DOE). Leading ministry through his church Forward City, Travis Greene continues to inspire reflection and deliver new messages to the masses online and through his social channels, co-pastoring the church with his wife and co-founder Dr. Jackie Greene.

Songs and Musical Releases by Pastor Travis Greene

Pastor Travis Greene has released the following musical pieces to bless the body of Christ

  • Easter” (feat. Todd Dulaney)
  • Hold On Me
  • Oil + Water (Album)
  • Good and Loved” (feat. DOE)

Pastor Travis Montorius Greene is active on social media. You can connect with him via his official handle on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

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