NAME: Travis Montorius Greene
DATE OF BIRTH: January 17, 1984
GENRES: Gospel, Urban Contemporary Gospel
YEARS ACTIVE: 2007–present
OCCUPATION: Singer, songwriter, pastor
LABELS: RCA Inspiration, Pendulum
Travis Montorius Greene (born January 17, 1984) is an American gospel musician and pastor.
Greene began his music career in 2007 with the release of ‘The More’ via Greenelight Records. He has since released two studio albums, ‘Stretching Out’ in 2010, ‘The Hill’ in 2015, and an extended play, ‘Intentional’ in 2015. Travis Greene‘s third album ‘Crossover: Live From Music City’ was released in 2017 as a live album.
Greene was born on January 17, 1984, in Delaware, to mother, Charleather Greene. Greene‘s father died of an aneurysm in 1989. Greene was originally a still-born but was resuscitated. A few years later, at the age of four, he was resuscitated after a four-story building fell, while he was in Germany.
Greene‘s music recording started in 2007, with the release, The More, that came out on December 4, 2007, from Greenelight Records. The subsequent release, Stretching Out, a studio album, was released on June 8, 2010, by Pendulum Records.
The release of Stretching Out was Greene‘s introduction to the Billboard magazine Top Gospel Albums chart, where it placed at No. 27. Songs, “Still Here” and “Prove My Love”, both charted on the Billboard magazine Top Gospel Songs chart, at peaks of Nos. 17 and 29, respectively.
Greene released an extended play, Intentional, on August 21, 2015, with RCA Inspiration, where this placed at No. 3 on the Billboard magazine Top Gospel Albums chart. Its song, “Intentional”, peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard magazine Top Gospel Songs chart.
Greene‘s second studio album, The Hill, was released on October 30, 2015, from RCA Inspiration. The Hill charted at No. 1 on the Billboard Gospel charts.
On February 2, 2017, Greene recorded his third album Crossover: Live From Music City in Nashville, Tennessee.
On March 24, 2017, Greene led the ﬁeld of nominees at the 2017 Stellar Gospel Music Awards by taking home seven awards. At the awards, Greene performed a medley of “Made a Way” alongside Gospel recording artists Israel Houghton, Jonathan McReynolds, and Jonathan Butler.
Greene is married to Dr. Jackie Greene and together they co-pastor Forward City Church in Columbia, South Carolina
- 2007: The More
- 2010: Stretching Out
- 2015: The Hill
- 2017: Crossover: Live From Music City
- Stretching Out (2010)
- The Hill (2015)
- Crossover: Live from Music City (2017)
- Intentional (2015)
- 2010: Still Here
- 2011: Prove My Love
- 2015: Intentional
- 2016: Made a Way
- 2017: You Waited