Kari Jobe (born Kari Brooke Jobe, April 6, 1981) is an American Christian singer and songwriter from Waco, Texas. Jobe works as an associate worship pastor for Gateway Church in Southlake, Texas. She works alongside her father, Mark, in the churchand has traveled internationally on mission trips to lead worship.
Jobe is also a member of Gateway Worship, a Christian worship band associated with Gateway Church. Their live album, Wake Up The World, debuted at #2 on Billboard's Top Christian Albums chart in 2008.
Aside from being a worship leader and pastor, Jobe released her first major-label self-titled debut album in February 2009 by Integrity Music/Columbia Records/Gateway Create. The album went to #67 on the Billboard 200 Albums chart and #3 on Billboard's Christian Albums chart. The single, “I'm Singing,” debuted at #13 on Billboard's Christian Songs chart. Jobe's second single, “Healer” debuted at #33 on Billboard's Soft A/C chart.
Her album “Le Canto,” a Spanish-language version of the “Kari Jobe” album was released simultaneously. Jobe won two Dove Awards for Special Event Album of the Year and Spanish Language album and was nominated for New Artist of the Year. In 2011, Jobe signed with EMI CMG Sparrow Records.
Jobe released her second album, “Where I Find You” in January 2012. The album debuted at #10 on the Billboard 200 and at #1 on the Christian Albums chart. The single, “We Are,” reached #8 on the Christian Songs chart.