Francesca Battistelli Encourages Listeners to Fix Their Eyes on Jesus in "Behold Him"
By Lindsay Williams
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 four 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. With total on-demand streams exceeding 241.9 million, YouTube views of 51.7 million, and total equivalent albums of nearly 2 million, the singer/songwriter continues to be one of the strongest voices in music. Her latest release - “The Breakup Song” - is available now!
“Fear is a universal struggle. It hits us all in different ways throughout our lives. But I came to the point where I realized it was holding me back, and I said no more.” -Francesca Battistelli