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Francesca Battistelli

Name: Francesca Battistelli Hometown: New York, NY Current City: Orlando, FL Latest Album: If We're Honest (2014) Fun Fact: At the age of 6 Francesca saw a Broadway performance, which convinced her that she wanted to perform. At 15 she joined the all-girl mainstream pop group Bella. In 2004, Battistelli released her debut album, Just Breath and has released 4 more albums since. In 2011 she won the GMA Dove award for Artist of the Year. In 2015, she was nominated for 2 Grammys, but would not walk away with the statue until 2016 for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/song, with her heartfelt “Holy Spirit”. Website: http://francescamusic.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/francescabattistelli/