Background information
Born December 8, 1977 (age 38)
Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
Genres Southern gospel, Christian, contemporary Christian
Occupation(s) Singer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2000–present
Associated acts The Trevadores, Gaither Vocal Band

Early life
Hampton was born in Memphis, Tennessee.[2] He studied at Trevecca Nazarene University from 1996 to 1998, and he then went on to receive a B.A. in psychology and a minor in music from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, in 2000. He was part of the worship staff of a Birmingham church for seven years.[citation needed]

Hampton was also a member of a group called the Trevadores during his years at Trevecca, for whom he sang lead. He joined the Gaither Vocal Band following. His first recording with them was the album Give it Away released in 2007. They then released the albums Christmas Gaither Vocal Band Style and Lovin’ Life in 2008. As of early-2014, the line-up is David Phelps (1st tenor), Hampton (2nd tenor), Adam Crabb (lead), Todd Suttles (baritone), and Gaither (bass).

He also received an award from Singing News in 2006, the Singing News Horizon Individual Fan Award.


  1. I would like to say how much this song “I will go on,” helps me.
    May the Lord Jesus Christ bless Wes Hampton and his family. Thank you to all gospel singers

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