PRODUCER // SONGWRITER
• NASHVILLE, TN •
Chris Clayton is a CCM/Worship producer and songwriter based in Franklin, TN (a suburb of Nashville, TN). A born and raised Texan, Chris and his family moved to Nashville, TN in 2016 after signing his first publishing deal but has been working and investing in artists and churches for over twenty years. In addition to his production and songwriting work, Chris has served the local church as a worship leader both in a staff and itinerant capacity.
Chris is credited on projects with a variety of artists and churches including Big Daddy Weave, Josh Baldwin/Bethel Music, Keith & Kristyn Getty, Shane and Shane, Christine D'Clario, Kristene DiMarco, Natalie Layne, Skye Reedy, and many, many more.
As a songwriter, his songs have been featured by a variety of artists and churches including Natalie Layne, The Belonging Co., Here Be Lions, and Crossroads Music. “Burn Bright,” recorded by Will Walker, co-written and produced by Chris, was nominated for the 2018 Gospel Music Association Canada Covenant Award for Pop Song of the Year.
Chris resides in the Nashville area with his beautiful and amazing wife Kara, and their five awesome kids. When he is not in the studio you can find him in the back yard pulling together an amazing BBQ feast, on the golf course or hanging with family and friends.
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Below are a few recent songs Chris has been a part of producing, writing, and/or mixing.