Hawk Nelson is a Canadian rock band that first came together in the suburbs of Ontario in early 2000 and now includes band members Jonathan Steingard (Lead Singer), Daniel Biro (Bass Guitar, Vocals), Micah Kuiper (Guitar) and David Niacaris (Drums.) The band continues to draw in listeners with their pop/funk sounds, paired with Christ centered lyrics.
After years of playing independently and going by the name SWISH, the band signed a record deal, and changed their name to Hawk Nelson. They released their debut album Letters to the President in 2004.
Over the last decade the band has released a slew of albums including, Smile, It’s the End of the World(2006), Hawk Nelson Is My Friend (2008), Live Life Loud (2009), Crazy Love (2011), which features the singles, “Your Love Is A Mystery” and “Crazy Love,” a song about the unconditional love of God, based off the bookCrazy Love by Francis Chan. And Made (2013) featuring the song, “Words.” Their most recent albumDiamonds (2015) includes ‘Drops In The Ocean‘ and ‘Diamonds.‘
Hawk Nelson has achieved mainstream success as well, appearing on the NBC show “American Dreams,” and their music has been featured in the 2005 motion picture Yours, Mine and Ours, and on multiple Sunday Night Football commercials.