Matt Hammitt is an American singer, songwriter & author. Matt was the lead singer & songwriter for the band Sanctus Real from 1996-2016. He has been the recipient of 3 Dove Awards, has been nominated for 2 Grammy Awards for his work with Sanctus Real, & has been awarded for his chart-topping songs, performed by both Sanctus Real & other musical artists. An Ohio native, Matt now lives in Nashville with his wife, Sarah, along with their 4 children. Bowen has followed in his father’s musical footsteps with the release of his music video, “Heart Strong,” in partnership with Ethan Lindberg Foundation & The Heart Strong Collective, which features other children born with congenital heart disease.