Chris August is an American Contemporary Christian musician. He began recording as a secular musician before switching to Christian music.
Chris August Megert (born March 20, 1982) is an American Contemporary Christian musician who performs under the stage name Chris August. He began recording as a secular musician before switching to Christian music. His song "Starry Night" which reached #1 on the Billboard Christian Songs chart in 2010/2011. He was nominated at the 2011 Dove Awards in five categories, including Best New Artist and Song of the Year. August began recording music in his early teens after his father built a studio in their home in Garland, Texas. He became a Christian when he turned 15 years old and began to record music. August continued to practice and release his first self-produced album A Beautiful Thing as a 22 year old under the name Chris Megert and the Love Jones. The album was found by Ryan Cabrera who guided August to a new manager, Jessica Simpson's father Joe Simpson. August landed a contract with Geffen Records and he moved to Los Angeles in 2005.
Contributions by HotHat, Jezreelver, and Royalbroil.