Michael and Stormie Omartian

Michael Omartian is the first producer in recording history to have number one records in three separate decades – the seventies, eighties and nineties. In 1980, Michael was nominated for ten Grammy Awards, three of which he won for his work on Christopher Cross’ debut album. He has been nominated for producer of the year twice, once in 1980 and again in 1984. In 1991 he was nominated for album of the year with “Heart In Motion” by Amy Grant. In 1995 he was nominated for country song of the year, “When Love Finds You,” with Vince Gill, and for Gospel Album of the Year, “The Light Inside,” with Gary Chapman. In 1994 Michael had the honor of producing “One Voice,” an album for the Summer Olympic Games. His song entitled “Atlanta Reel” was used as the theme for the swimming events.

He married Stormie Omartian in 1973 and shortly thereafter became a studio keyboard player winning Keyboard Musician of the Year from NARAS, the Grammy Award presenters. He soon began arranging and production work and in 1975 became a staff producer and artist with ABC Records. In 1977 he moved to Warner Brothers Records as a staff producer and remained with them for five years until he became an independent producer. Michael currently serves on the NARAS Board of Governors and also on the Board of Governors of Doxology Records.

Stormie Omartian is a bestselling author who personally connects with readers by sharing experiences and lessons that beautifully illustrate how God changes lives when we learn to trust in Him, seek His will, and follow His lead no matter what the circumstances.

As a young singer, dancer, and actress, Omartian appeared on The Dean Martin Show, The Glen Campbell Show, The Mac Davis Show, The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, and many other variety shows. She also sang backup for Glen Campbell, Neil Diamond, Ray Charles, The Imperials, and other well-known artists. Omartian and her husband, Michael, have been married more than 40 years and have two married children.


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