Kim Keaton Collingsworth

Biography

Kim Collingsworth played piano and sang with her family group, the Collingsworth Family. She and her husband Phil Collingsworth had four children who also performed with the group: Phillip, Brooklyn, Courtney, and Olivia Collingsworth.

Kimberly Keaton began piano lessons at the age of four and by the age of eight was accompanying congregational singing. At the age of thirteen, she recorded Union Bible Seminary Presents Kimberly Keaton At The Keyboard. Her father Rev. James Keaton was president of the seminary at the time. Two more piano albums were recorded and released by the time she completed high school.

Keaton met her future husband, trumpet player Phil Collingsworth, when she was fourteen years old. They began appearing together in concert a few years later and a few weeks after that in 1986 they were married. For the next fourteen years, Kim and Phil led in revival services and camp-meetings where, curiously enough, Kim typically only played piano to accompany Phil's trumpet solos or for congregational singing.

As the family transitioned from the revival circuit to a touring music ministry in 2000, Kim's piano solos returned and quickly became a highlight of their concerts. Piano solo CDs soon followed as did recognition from her fans. Collingsworth was recognized with eight consecutive Favorite Musician Fan Awards by the subscribers of Singing News during the 2010s.

Awards

Singing News Fan Awards
Favorite Musician (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)

NQC Music Awards:
Musician of the Year (2012, 2013)

Solo Discography

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198? Union Bible Seminary Presents Kimberly Keaton At The Keyboard: In The Garden; His Eye Is On The Sparrow; What A Friend; Wonderful Peace; Patriotic Medley; A Mighty Fortress Is Our God; The Cross Medley; Just A Closer Walk With Thee; Jesus Loves Me; Wonderful Grace Of Jesus; God Will Take Care Of You. (as Kimberly Keaton).

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198? Kimberly Keaton At The Keyboard #2: My Tribute (To God Be the Glory); The Unclouded Day; Praise Medley (Let’s Just Praise the Lord/I Just Came to Praise the Lord/Praise the Lord); The Old Country Church; How Great Thou Art; There Is A Fountain; Rock Of Ages; ‘Tis So Sweet To Trust In Jesus; Ten Thousand Angels. (as Kimberly Keaton).

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198? Kimberly Keaton At The Keyboard #3: Gospel Medley (Rise And Be Healed/He Whispers Sweet Peace/Take Your Burdens To The Lord/For Those Tears I Died/He Giveth More Grace/Hiding In Thee); How Majestic Is Your Name; I'd Rather Have Jesus; Just A Little Talk With Jesus; Jesus Is Coming Again; Amazing Grace Medley (Amazing Grace/My Tribute/Battle Hymn Of The Republic/Hallelujah). (as Kimberly Keaton).

2000 Sunday Morning Ivories (P And K C Music/004): Ivory Palaces; How Rich I Am; He Came To Me; Our God Reigns; Awesome God; How Big Is God; He Is Lord; Majesty; I Will Praise Him; Sweet, Sweet Spirit; Great Is The Lord; Praise The Lord; Just A Closer Walk With Thee; Tis So Sweet To Trust In Jesus; Reach Out To Jesus; He Hideth My Soul; As The Deer; Hiding In Thee; Blood Washed Pilgrim; Create In Me A Clean Heart; How About Your Heart; Softly And Tenderly; Ho, Everyone That Is Thirsty.

2007 Sunday Morning Ivories, Volume 2

2008 Kim Collingsworth, Personal

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2009 Simply Christmas

Songwriter's Résumé

(Partial List)

God Is Faithful
We Want To Praise Jesus

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