Francesca Battistelli Biograpy and Wikipedia
Francesca Battistelli is a beautiful and talented American Christian musician and songwriter, Originally, Fransesca was an independent artist and had released an independent album, Just a Breath, in 2004.
My Paper Heart, her debut studio album for Fervent Records, was released on July 22, 2008. On July 15, 2008, her first single, “I’m Letting Go,” was released to radio stations and charted on national Christian CHR charts. According to R&R magazine, the song was the 16th most played song on Christian radio stations in 2008.
With her tune “Free to Be Me,” Battistelli won her first Grammy Award nomination in 2009 for Best Gospel Performance. Later the same year, at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards, she won her first Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song for her single “Holy Spirit,” written by the praise band Jesus Culture and taken from her album If We’re Honest.
Just a Breath, Battistelli’s debut album as an independent artist, was released in 2004. In early 2008, she released the I’m Letting Go EP on Fervent Records exclusively on iTunes, which included four tracks, including the title tune. My Paper Heart, her first major-label studio album, was released on July 22, 2008, and featured all four tracks.
The CD was produced by Dove Award winner Ian Eskelin and distributed by Word Distribution. On July 15, 2008, her debut radio song, “I’m Letting Go,” was released. By May 30, 2008, the song has risen to the top 20 on R&R’s Christian CHR charts. The song peaked at No. 10 on the Christian CHR charts in early July 2008.
The song “Free to Be Me”, which received a Grammy nomination in 2009, was partially inspired when she backed her car into a lawyer’s car, resulting in the line “’cause I got a couple of dents in my fender”.
Battistelli began a period of touring in the U.S. in early 2008; she played solo concerts as well as performing with fellow Fervent Records band Big Daddy Weave. She performed at several Christian music festivals throughout mid-2008, such as Spirit West Coast in California and Alive Fest. In late 2008, she guested on a tour with Aaron Shust and NewSong.
Her debut single, “I’m Letting Go”, reached No. 3 on R&R’s Christian CHR and AC charts during mid to late 2008. Her next single, “Free to Be Me”, reached No. 1 on the R&R Christian CHR format in March 2009 and held the top position for nine consecutive weeks through the beginning of May.
Battistelli joined TobyMac, Hawk Nelson, Brandon Heath, and others on the Winter Jam 2009 tour, the nation’s largest annual Christian music tour, which ran from January through March 2009.
On November 23, 2009, Battistelli’s song “It’s Your Life” was featured on the series finale of Jon & Kate Plus 8 and The Biggest Loser, the same day It’s Your Life, featuring all of the singles, was released on iTunes US. It’s Your Life Dented Fender Session was also released at that time.”It’s Your Life” was also used in the film Soul Surfer.
Battistelli toured on Winter Jam again for 2011 and released a second studio album, Hundred More Years, on March 1, 2011. The album was preceded by the release of a single, “This is the Stuff”, in early 2011, which was followed in July by “Motion of Mercy”. On October 16, 2012, Battistelli released Christmas, a collection of traditional holiday music.
On April 22, 2014, Battistelli’s third studio album was released and titled If We’re Honest. Battistelli released “Future” exclusively to Pizza Ranch on June 1, 2015. The song was written by Battistelli and Casey Brown and was produced by Ian Eskelin.
In late 2016, Battistelli toured with Bethel Music and was featured on two songs on their 2017 release, Starlight. In late 2017, she released Greatest Hits: The First Ten Years.
On June 15, 2018, Battistelli released “The Breakup Song”, the first single from her fourth studio album, Own It. The second single, “This Could Change Everything”, was released on October 12, 2018.
Francesca Battistelli Age and Birthday
Francesca is 36 years old as of 2021, She was born on May 18, 1985. She celebrates her birthday on May 18 every year and her birth sign is Taurus.
Francesca Battistelli Height and Weight
She stands at an estimated height of 5 feet 8 inches which is equivalent to 1.73m.
Francesca Battistelli Parents
Francesca is the daughter of Mike Battistelli and Kate Battistelli.
Francesca Battistelli Family
Francesca was born in New York City and grew up in a musical household since both of her parents worked in musical theater. She realized she wanted to be a performer after attending a performance of the musical The Secret Garden on Broadway when she was six years old.
She joined the Orlando, Florida-based all-girl mainstream pop group, Bella when she was 15 years old. Singing and dancing were “two things she lived for” during the group’s traveling performances. Battistelli took up the guitar and started creating songs when the band split.
Francesca Battistelli Siblings
After doing our research details about her parents are not available and it is also not known whether she has any siblings. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Francesca Battistelli Husband
Ms. Battistelli is married to her husband Matthew Goodwin a percussionist. They held their wedding on August 27, 2009.
Francesca Battistelli Children
Audrey Jane, Isaac James, Wyatt Samuel, and Matthew Elijah make up a huge family for Francesca and Mathew. They have a total of five children between them (1 October 2017). Benjamin Dale Lewis Goodwin, who was born on January 19, 2020, is the youngest and most recent Goodwin child.
Francesca Battistelli Net Worth
Francesca has an estimated net worth of $5 million as of 2022 all from her successful career.
Francesca Battistelli I’m Letting Go
Francesca’s first song, “I’m Letting Go,” peaked at No. 3 on R&R’s Christian CHR and AC charts in late 2008. Her following song, “Free to Be Me,” debuted at No. 1 on the R&R Christian CHR format in March 2009 and remained there for nine weeks until the beginning of May.
Francesca Battistelli Just a Breath
Francesca released her first album, Just a Breath, as an independent artist in 2004. In early 2008, she released the I’m Letting Go EP on Fervent Records exclusively on iTunes, which included four tracks, including the title tune. Her first major-label studio album comprised all four of her tracks.
On July 22, 2008, My Paper Heart was launched. The CD was produced by Dive Ward winner Ian Eskelin and released by Word Distribution. On July 15, 2008, her debut radio song, “I’m Letting Go,” was released. The song peaked at No. 10 on the Christian CHR charts.
Francesca Battistelli Free to Be Me
In 2009, Francesca released the song “Free to Be Me.” It was nominated for a Grammy in 2009. It was largely inspired after she rear-ended a lawyer’s vehicle, culminating in the phrase “Cause I received a couple of dings on my fender.”