Hilary Weeks

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Hilary Weeks' album "Every Step," 2011
Hilary Weeks delivers music with a rare combination of assuredness and tenderness. With inspiring lyrics and a voice audiences have come to love and depend upon, she shares her heart and the insight drawn from everyday life.

Personal

Singer and songwriter Hilary Weeks was born in March 1975 in Colorado, and raised in Alaska. At age 8 she picked up the piano, and at 14 she wrote her first song.

Such communion has always been a guiding theme in Weeks’ life - and music. After finishing her first song at the age of 14, she found her favorite topics to write about were those devoted to the Gospel. She was a student of the School of Music at Brigham Young University.

Career

Weeks' first breakthrough came when “He Hears Me” was recorded on the 1993 Especially for Youth album. Three years later Weeks released her solo debut, He Hears Me, for which she was awarded Inspirational Album of the Year by the Faith Centered Music Association. Her second album, Lead Me Home, followed in 1999. And in 2000, Weeks received Pearl Awards for Inspirational Album of the Year, Female Vocalist of the Year, and Songwriter of the Year.

Her third album, I Will Not Forget, was released in 2001 and broke the sales records from her previous two albums. In 2002 she released Christmastime, an album featuring holiday favorites as well as original songs. In 2004 she released Day of Praise and The Hilary Weeks Songbook, a collection of sheet music for the most popular songs from her first two albums.

In addition to her solo releases, Weeks has been featured on an extensive list of compilation albums and has been the recipient of numerous awards. Nonetheless, she has expressed that her most beloved moments are those spent with her family.

In 2007, Weeks released Hilary Weeks: The Collection. Filled with 14 of her most popular songs from the past 15 years, plus three new originals, The Collection embodies everything upon which Weeks' career has been built: love for God, love for family, love for friends, and love for life.

In 2011, Weeks' collected quotes, recipes and tidbits from her family life for her book "Bedtime and Naptime...and Bedtime and Naptime: The Simple Joys of a Mom's Life."

Weeks, her husband, Tim, and their four daughters live in Utah.

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