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Francesca Battistelli

GRAMMY award-winning artist Francesca Battistelli began writing and performing original songs at age 15. A childhood immersed in art, music, dance, and theatre prepared her for a future career on the stage. Since her 2008 Gold-certified debut, My Paper Heart, Battistelli has propelled three consecutive studio projects to the top of Billboard’s Christian Albums chart, and notched seven No. 1 radio singles, including multi-format, 15-week chart-topper “Holy Spirit.” The wife and mother of five, has appeared on Good Morning America and FOX & Friends and has seen her music placed in a variety of high-profile films and television shows. In addition to one GRAMMY® win and four career GRAMMY® nominations, Battistelli has garnered a Billboard Music Award nod, two K-LOVE Fan Awards, and six Dove Awards, including being named the Gospel Music Association’s Artist of the Year. With total on-demand streams exceeding 587 million, YouTube views of more than 95.5 million, and total equivalent albums of 2.29 million, the singer/songwriter continues to be one of the strongest voices in Christian music.

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