In 1981, 20-year-old songwriter from northwest Arkansas, Twila Paris, recorded her first album, Knowin’ You’re Around, and a few years later she caught the attention of listeners with her first No. 1 song, “The Warrior Is a Child.” Today, Paris has 23 albums, 33 No. 1 hits, numerous GMA Dove Awards including three for Female Vocalist of the Year‚ written books, and sold over 1.3 million albums.
In the 1980s and 1990s, Paris released mainly contemporary Christian pop songs. However, many of her songs, such as “He Is Exalted”, “We Will Glorify”, “Lamb of God”, and “We Bow Down”, transitioned to the church and became more praise and worship music.
Paris married her manager Jack Wright in 1985 and they have a son, J.P. Wright.
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