At the age of eighteen, Austin began leading at Journey Church in Tifton, Georgia and eventually became their full-time worship pastor. In 2014, Austin French was featured on the ABC TV show Rising Star, where he won the hearts of millions of viewers – including guest judges Ludacris, Ke$ha, and Brad Paisley. Austin French competed his way to the finale, finished as the runner-up on the show, and had the opportunity to share the stage with multi-platinum recording artist, Josh Groban.
Austin's debut album, "Wide Open", featured hit singles "Freedom Hymn," "Born Again," & "Why God" and went on to chart at Christian radio and on Billboard Hot Christian Singles.
Check out Austin's new single "Wake Up Sleeper" and stay tuned for more!