Sawyer Brown's career began with a win on television's Star Search in 1984. A record deal with Capitol Records followed, as did the singles "Leona," "Step That Step," and "Betty's Bein' Bad." The following year, the band won the Country Music Association's Horizon Award. This was the beginning of a string of hits-"Some Girls Do," "Six Days on the Road," "The Race Is On," "This Missin' You Heart of Mine," "The Walk," "The Dirt Road," "This Time," "Thank God for You," "The Boys and Me," "This Thing Called Wanting (and Having it All)," "Mission Temple Fireworks Stand," and "All These Years."
With 17 albums to its credit, the band Sawyer Brown also won the Academy of Country Music's 1996 Top Vocal Group Award.
Later, lead singer Mark Miller found success in the contemporary Christian market, producing an album for Casting Crowns which was released on his own Beach Street Records label. Miller also produced American Idol alum Bucky Covington's album.
Sawyer Brown released Rejoice, a Christmas album, in 2008.