Benjamin William Hastings Biography
The world has embraced technology in its totality and its impact is felt in every sector. Music is one area where advances in technology have been felt. Worship music has also adjusted to the new technology to reach Christians of this generation. The challenge with Christianity is to maintain the same gospel message despite advances in technology. Many gospel musicians have been swallowed by the advancement. The remaining ones are seen as a gem. In this article, we will cover the story of Benjamin William Hastings. He is a singer, songwriter, and worship leader. He has worked with Hillsong Music and now is on a mission to do solo music.
Benjamin William Hastings Age and Wife
His journey started in Ireland. He was born on 15th November 1991 in Belfast. Benjamin grew up in an area dominated by Christianity and as a result, he followed suit. He went on to marry Jessa whom he met when he was a student at Hillsong. Together, they have 2 children.
Benjamin has been music from his teenagehood. He made a decision to move to Syndey, Australia when he came across Hillsong United records. When he was 19, he moved to Australia to study music at Hillsong Bible College. At Hillsong, Benjamin got a chance to meet Joel Houston, Hillsong’s co-founder. Together, they wrote So I Will (100 Billion X). The song went viral and ended up getting a nomination at Dove Awards 2018 and more than 144 million plays on Spotify. Other songs he wrote are Highlands, Take You At Your Word, Know Your Will.
After serving with Hillsong, Benjamin launched his solo career. He released his debut album And Then Some, in 2023. The album has done well, the most played being Homeward and That The Thing About Praise. He also relocated to Los Angeles, California. In the United States, he has joined other contemporary Christian Musicians in spreading the gospel through music.
Like other musicians, Benjamin has dedicated his life to singing for Christ and inviting others to the presence of God through music. His listenership is to the million across different platforms suggesting many people relate to his music. Benjamin’s contemporaries in worship music are Naomi Raine, Dante Bowe and Aaron Moses.