Best of England 1: Tim Hugues, Matt Redman and LZ7:
Tim Hughes (born 23 July 1978) is a British worship leader and singer-songwriter. He is currently Director of Worship at Holy Trinity Brompton, an Anglican church in central London, and heads up Worship Central, an international worship training and resource centre.
Matt Redman (born 14 February 1974) is an English Christian worship leader, songwriter and author based in Brighton.
He has worked with Newfrontiers, Passion Conferences, Hillsong London, Soul Survivor, is an artist for Sixstepsrecords and is a member of Compassionart a charity founded by Martin Smith.
He appeared with Hillsong London for a song on their 2005 album Jesus Is; he co-wrote and sang the song « Greatest Gift ».
Many Contemporary Christian music (CCM) artists such as Matt Maher, Michael W. Smith, Jeremy Camp, Rebecca St. James, Chris Tomlin, David Crowder Band, Tree63, and Hillsong United have covered a number of Redman’s songs. Some of his most popular early songs include « Heart Of Worship », « You never let go », « Let Everything That Has Breath », « Once Again », « Undignified », and « Better Is One Day ». More recently he has co-written songs like You Never Let Go, the 2005 Dove Award-winning « Blessed Be Your Name » (Worship Song of the Year) and the Grammy Award nominated « Our God ». He regularly works alongside other Christian artists such as Chris Tomlin and Tim Hughes.
LZ7 are a Christian rap and dance group from Manchester. The band was formed in 2005 by Lindz West, a member of dance band The Tribe, who had split up the previous year. LZ7 are part of Christian charity The Message Trust, working with tens of thousands of teenagers each year in schools across Greater Manchester, Maidenhead and Reading.