|Birth name||Todd Wilson Agnew|
|Born||March 15, 1971|
|Origin||Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.|
|Genres||CCM, rock, pop|
|Labels||Ardent, Columbia, Fair Trade Services|
Todd Wilson Agnew (born March 15, 1971, in Dallas, Texas) is a contemporary Christian musician and songwriter.
Agnew's best-known song is "Grace Like Rain", a version of "Amazing Grace", which was featured on his first album, Grace Like Rain , released in June 2003. Agnew wrote this song with his friend, Chris Collins. Since then, Agnew has released five label albums. 2005's Reflection of Something introduced the popular songs "My Jesus" and "Unchanging One", which are often featured on Contemporary Christian radio stations. In late 2006, after the two highly acclaimed studio projects, he wrote a retelling of the Christmas story on his album entitled Do You See What I See? . His fourth studio project, Better Questions , was released in 2007 and featured the hit single "Our Great God" (a duet featuring CCM artist Rebecca St. James).
Agnew is known for performing his concerts barefoot.
Agnew was born in Dallas, Texas to a Native American mother. He was adopted at birth by a white couple (which was legal at the time in 1971, before the ICWA was instituted), and thus, did not grow up being influenced by his cultural heritage. [ better source needed ]He was raised in Dallas, Texas. Agnew began traveling to Memphis to help Andy Savage with a citywide Bible study for college students and singles called Metro Bible study in the fall of 1999 at Germantown Baptist Church. During this time he began writing and introducing songs to the group which would later become songs on the album, Grace Like Rain . He would eventually move to Memphis to help Chris Conlee and Savage plant a church, which developed through the Metro event, called Highpoint Church.
On September 18, 2007, at the final concert of his Better Questions Tour in Memphis, TN, Agnew proposed to his longtime girlfriend. After a number of years touring out of Memphis, Agnew moved back to Texas; he currently lives in Austin, TX with his wife and two children.[ citation needed ]
|2003||Grace Like Rain|
|2005||Reflection of Something|
|2006||Do You See What I See?|
|2012||How to Be Loved|
|2017||From Grace to Glory: The Music of Todd Agnew|
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"Grace Like Rain", is a song by American contemporary Christian musician Todd Agnew, released in 2004. It is the title track from his debut album. It was his debut contemporary christian song and has become widely popular in the CCM community. The song charted at No. 12 on the Billboard Hot Christian Songs. It charted for 27 weeks, his longest charting song on the chart. The song is played in a F major key, and 101 beats per minute.
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The Todd Agnew discography is about the works of contemporary worship musician Todd Agnew.
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