Nichole Ellyse Nordeman (born January 3, 1972) is an eight-time Dove Award-winning contemporary Christian American singer–songwriter.
Nordeman was raised in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where she played the piano in church. She got her start when she entered a Gospel Music Association (GMA) contest in Los Angeles, California and was noticed by a music producer. She has won multiple GMA Dove Awards, including two awards for Female Vocalist of the Year. Her best-known songs include "Why", "This Mystery", "Holy", "Legacy", "Brave", and "What If". She also sang a song on the soundtrack Music Inspired by the Chronicles of Narnia, called "I Will Believe."
NASHVILLE, TENN. – Capitol CMG will release a special tribute to Billy Graham on October 15. This release, My Hope: Songs Inspired By the Message and Mission of Billy Graham, will feature 12 brand new recordings from the industry’s top names including Michael W. Smith, TobyMac, Amy Grant, Israel Houghton, Kari Jobe, Matthew West and more. See below for the complete list of artists featured on “My Hope.”