Current Projects

GRAMMY AWARDS
Best Rock Gospel Album 1994  -  Free At Last, dcTALK
Best Rock Gospel Album 1997  -  Jesus Freak, dcTALK
Best Rock Gospel Album 2002  -  Solo, dcTALK

DOVE AWARDS
Rap/Hip Hop Album of the Year 1991  -  Nu Thang, dcTALK
Rap/Hip Hop Recorded Song 1994  -  Socially Acceptable, dcTALK
Rap/Hip Hop Recorded Song 1995  -  Luv Is a Verb, dcTALK
Rock Recorded Song of the Year 1996  -  Jesus Freak, dcTALK
Contemporary Gospel Album of the Year 1996  -  The Call, ANOINTED
Song of the Year 1996  -  Jesus Freak, dcTALK
Rock Recorded Song of the Year 1997  -  ​Like It, Love It, Need It, dcTALK
Rock Album of the Year 1997  -  Jesus Freak, dcTALK
Urban Recorded Song of the Year 1997  -  Under the Influence, ANOINTED
Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year 1997  -  ​Between You and Me, dcTALK
Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year 1999  -  Live the Life, MICHAEL W. SMITH
Spanish Language Album of the Year 2000  -  Llegar a Ti, JACI VELASQUEZ
Contemporary Gospel Album of the Year 2000  -  Anointed, ANOINTED
Modern Rock Recorded Song of the Year 2001  -  Dive, dcTALK
Spanish Language Album of the Year 2002  -  Mi Corazon, JACI VELASQUEZ
Rock Album of the Year 2004  -  ​Lose This Life, TAIT

ASCAP AWARDS
​Songwriter of the Year 1998
Most Performed Song 2000  -  Consume Me, dcTALK
Most Performed Song 2001  -  Don't Look At Me, STACIE ORRICO & Speak For Me, JACI VELASQUEZ
Most Performed Song 2002  -  ​Say the Words, dcTALK

​CANADIAN MUSIC AWARDS
Children's Record of the Year 2016  -  Happy Beach, PERRY SPRINGMAN

ADDY AWARDS
Gold award 2014 - I'll Take It From Here, Ft. Kaleb Scharmahorn
Best In Show & Gold Award 2015 - Hello Stranger, Ft. Kaleb Scharmahorn

AVA DIGITAL AWARDS

We Are PESA 2015 - PESA (Petroleum Equipment & Services Association)


MARLIN AWARDS
Rock Recording of the Year 2016 - Battle Cry, Ryan Daniel





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​Accolades


Music is a stream of spirit and power. It can penetrate even the hardest of hearts. Music defines generations, eras, and cultures.  It can calm a restless infant or call a nation to battle.  Most of all, though, music is a gift.  I take my job and role in music very seriously...as though I'm a caretaker or a steward of this gift.  This is the motivation behind all that I do and create.  I find great joy in helping talented people find their true identity as artists.

Biography

Syracuse, NY is where I grew up.  I was the youngest of five, all of us singers and musicians.  I received classical training from the time I was five years old. In addition to piano, I also played violin, viola, and trumpet (at least until my front teeth fell out).  I played in stage bands, orchestras and sang in choirs and chamber groups throughout my growing up years.  I went to college in Nashville, TN, playing and touring with the school's Top 40 recruiting band, as well as playing in clubs with my own band. Writing jingles for a Nashville ad agency is how I got my professional start in the music business. From there, I started touring, first with Michael W. Smith, and then with Amy Grant.  My brother-in-law, Chris Harris

Philosophy


​and I started a production company in 1986 and began producing records.  In 1992, we started our own publishing company to manage our growing song catalogs.  Fast forward through several years of songwriting and record production to 1998, and it was then that I began a developmental record label of my own called Gravity Records. Continuing to write songs and make records for artists such as dcTalk, Anointed and Jaci Velazquez, I launched into artist development as well with the opening of the Gravity record label. It was a busy time in my career.  In addition to developing new artists, in 2001 I began the journey of developing my own artistry, which culminated in a worship opera called Vapor.   The years since then have given me many opportunities to develop and empower artists, to do what I love, and to make an impact on the world through music.  I continue on that path and in that passion, writing, producing, developing, and now mentoring and teaching from my new home and recording studio in Minneapolis, MN.   
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Mark Heimermann Productions