Friday, December 19, 2008

Francesca Battistelli Named iTunes “One of 2008’s ‘Best’”

NASHVILLE, TN - Fervent Records’/Reprise singer and songwriter Francesca Battistelli hasn’t stopped since the release of her debut project, My Paper Heart, released July 22nd. With the success of her first radio single, the hit “I’m Letting Go,” which nabbed the #3 spot on the radio
charts, to numerous appearances and touring non-stop this past summer and fall, Battistelli is more than excited for what’s ahead in 2009. Set to follow up with her next radio single “Free To Be Me” hitting the airwaves next month, Battistelli has joined the 35-date “Winter Jam” tour,
performing in markets all over thecountry starting in January and going through March. She’ll be sharing the stage with artists such as TobyMac, Brandon Heath, and Hawk Nelson, among many other special guests. For the most updated tour dates and information, please visit www.jamtour. com. The music of Francesca Battistelli has been recognized by being named one of iTunes’ best new artists of 2008 within the Christian/Gospel Category. In addition, she received accolades for “I’m Letting Go” as the #3 “Best iTunes Song” of the year, following Steven Curtis Chapman and Casting Crowns, respectively.

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