Highlights

Personal highlights and professional awards

2020

Dove Award nomination for SOMETIMES IT’S THE RADIO by Joseph Habedank for Bluegrass/Country/Roots Recorded Song of the Year

hopesings songwriters showcase

2020

New York Times

2019

Lyrics printed in New York Times Magazine

White House

2019

Song CHOICES performed at the White House by co-writer/artist JJ Weeks

Jonathan Cain

2019

Co-writing WONDER OF WONDERS (Christmas single) with Ian Eskelin and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member and keyboardist for JOURNEY, Jonathan Cain.

Banner

2018

Deep gratitude to WORD Music Publishing for this recognition on Music Row

2017

Dove Award nomination for HERE HE COMES by Joseph Habedank for Southern Gospel Song of the Year

Tony with Reba McEntire

2017

Grateful for chance to say ‘thank you’ for recording SING IT NOW

Point of Grace

2017

Point of Grace Circle of Friends 25th Anniversary Weekend songwriter event

Breathe

2016

2016

Dove Award nomination for GOD IS ON THE MOVE by 7eventh Time Down for Rock/Contemporary Song of the Year

Billboard 2016

2016

First time to sit at #1 and #2

2015

ONE SURE THING by The Color wins Canadian Gospel Music Association’s COVENANT AWARD for Pop Song of the Year

sony writing room

2015

Leaving the safe and familiar (my writing room at Brentwood-Benson/SONY for 15 years) for WORD

2014

Dove Award nomination for STRONGER by TaRanda Greene for Inspirational Recorded Song of the Year

Dove Awards 2013

2013

Dove Award win for SATISFIED by Jason Crabb for Inspirational Recorded Song of the Year

Dove Award win for WHAT THE BLOOD IS FOR by Jason Crabb for Southern Gospel Recorded Song of the Year

2013

Dove Award nomination for DANGEROUS by GROUP 1 CREW for Rap/Hip Hop Recorded Song of the Year

Jesus Only Jesus

2013

JESUS, ONLY JESUS performed by Matt Redman at Passion 2013 in Atlanta, GA

Music Row Show

2013

2012 – Appeared on syndicated MUSIC ROW SHOW
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2013 Writer's Nights

writers night 2010

GMABLUEBIRD – with Chad Cates, Dave Clark and John Lemonis

JAMES GANG COMPANY – with Michael Boggs, Michael Farren and Regie Hamm

writers night 2010

GMA IMMERSE – with Chris Sligh, Jennie Lee Riddle, Ed Cash, Chad Cates, Matthew West, Dave Barnes, (front) Chris August, Michael Farren

2012

Dove Award nomination for CRAZY LOVE by the Hawk Nelson for Rock/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year

2011

Dove Award win for JOSEPH by Jason Crabb for Inspirational Recorded Song of the Year

2011

Dove Award win for AS SURE AS MY REDEEMER LIVES for Musical of the Year

2011

ASCAP radio Airplay Award for NO MATTER WHAT by Kerrie Roberts

2011

ASCAP radio Airplay Award for MY HELP COMES FROM THE LORD by the Museum

2011

Dove Award nomination for GREAT ARE YOU LORD by Phillips, Craig and Dean for Inspirational Recorded Song of the Year

2011

Dove Award nomination for FAITHFUL ONE by the Booth Brothers for Southern Gospel Recorded Song of the Year

2010

ASCAP radio Airplay Award for MY DELIVERER by Mandisa

2010

Dove Award nomination for MY DELIVERER by Mandisa for Pop/Contemporary Song of the Year

2009

Dove Award nomination for Songwriter of the Year

2009

Dove Award nomination for I’M LETTING GO by Francesca Battistelli for Pop/Contemporary Song of the Year

2009

Dove Award nomination for EMPTY ME by Chris Sligh for SONG OF THE YEAR

Sligh, Wood and Batistelli

2009

Chris Sligh, Tony Wood and Francesca Battistelli

2009

Dove Award nomination for I’M LETTING GO by Francesca Battistelli for SONG OF THE YEAR

2009

Dove Award Award nomination for ALL FOR THE GLORY OF YOU by Mark Harris for Inspirational Recorded Song of the Year

2009

Dove Award Award nomination for WELCOME TO THE FAMILY by The Booth Brothers for Southern Gospel Recorded Song of the Year

2009

ASCAP Radio Airplay Award for EMPTY ME by Chris Sligh

Dove Awards 2008

2008

Dove Award win for FIND YOUR WINGS by Mark Harris for Inspirational Recorded Song of the Year

Tony Wood ad

2008

9 radio singles in the first five months of the year

find your wings ascap

2007

ASCAP Radio Airplay Award for FIND YOUR WINGS by Mark Harris

Larnelle Harris

2007

Larnelle Harris performs THE GREATEST OF THESE as part of his induction ceremony into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame

Point of Grace with Bono

2007

“Waiting In The Wings” performed by Point of Grace at Presidential Prayer breakfast

2003

Dove Award nomination for YES, I BELIEVE by Point of Grace for SONG OF THE YEAR

2003

ASCAP Radio Airplay Award for PSALM 112 by 4-HIM

2003

5 songs in the Top 20 for the week of April 15-21 on the Radio & Records Inspirational chart

2001

Dove Award Award nomination for YOUR LOVE IS LIFE TO ME by FFH for Inspirational Recorded Song of the Year

1999

“Christ Remains” performed by Phil Driscoll at the Columbine Memorial Service

Tony and Dave Clark

1999

Creating first choral print musicals (THERE’S ROOM AT THE CROSS and BRINGING CHRISTMAS HOME) with Dave Clark

Tony with Marilyn Bergman

1998

Winner of ASCAP Foundation’s SAMMY CAHN AWARD – Created to commemorate the life and career of the late great lyricist who gave us “ALL THE WAY”, “LET IT SNOW!” and many others hits. This award is given each year to a promising lyricist from The ASCAP Foundation Songwriter Workshop Series. It is by professional nomination and is selected by a distinguished group of songwriters. Other winners of this award have included John Mayer, Lori McKenna and Kendall Payne.

Henry Blackaby

1998

Creating with Dave Clark, Lowell Alexander and John Mays a collection of songs based on the truths of Henry Blackaby’s bestseller EXPERIENCING GOD

1997

Dove Award Award nomination for SOMETIMES HE CALMS THE STORM by Scott Krippayne for Inspirational Recorded Song of the Year