Cheri Keaggy (born August 29, 1968) is a gospel singer and songwriter, with a musical style of Contemporary Christian music. Cheri has released eight solo albums and was nominated for a Dove award three times.
Beginning as a worship leader at a small church in Southern California, Cheri has ministered through music and testimony for twenty years. Her debut album, Child of the Father, was released to rave reviews in 1994 earning her a Dove Award nomination for New Artist of the Year. Six albums, nine Number One songs, three Dove Award nominations and a Dove Award win later, Cheri Keaggy is recognized as a mainstay in the adult contemporary and inspirational genres, and songs like “There is Joy in the Lord” and “In Remembrance of Me” are sung in churches worldwide. Likewise, songs like “Little Boy On HIs Knees (Cameron’s Song)”, “Beautiful Little Girl (Sarah’s Song)”, and “You’ll Always Be My Son” have made her a favorite at women’s events.
She is now divorced from her high school sweetheart Eddie Keaggy, who is the nephew of the CCM pioneer artist, Phil Keaggy.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Dove Award-winning singer/songwriter Cheri Keaggy is heading back into the studio to record her ninth album, No Longer My Own, and she is once again turning to the innovative Kickstarter crowd-source business model to fund the project. Keaggy joins such high profile Christian recording artists as Five Iron Frenzy, Thousand Foot Krutch, Shaun Groves, John Schlitt and Carman, who also used the outside-the-box service to fund recent projects.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Dove Award-winning singer/songwriter Cheri Keaggy will partnerwith Lifesong for Orphans for Celebrate Life, a series of benefit concerts featuring Keaggy and the Zambia Children's Choir. Proceeds from the concerts, which kick off April 26 in Houston, will be used to care for orphans and their needs.