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Battistelli’s Current Single “This is the Stuff,” Off Her New Album,
Hits No. 1 on the Charts this Week

The Reigning Dove Awards Female Vocalist Is The Most
Nominated Female Artist And Up For Artist Of The Year
At The Upcoming 42nd Annual Awards

Word Entertainment staff with Francesca Battistelli

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NEWS SOURCE: Warner Music Nashville
March 15, 2011

Nashville, TN – (March 15, 2011) – Fervent Records artist and reigning Dove Awards Female Vocalist of the Year Francesca Battistelli received a surprise greeting from the staff at Word Entertainment after her performance at Sunday’s sold out Winter Jam concert at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. Her label family along with her renowned producer, Ian Eskelin showed up at Bridgestone Arena adorned with foam No. 1 fingers in celebration of her sophomore album Hundred More Years debuting at the top of the Christian SoundScan Album Chart. Battistelli scored a different No. 1 this week at AC Indicator with her current single “This is the Stuff,” making it her first No. 1 single off her new album.

Battistelli recently received another big achievement with four nominations at the upcoming 42nd annual Dove Awards including a nomination in the prestigious Artist Of The Year category, making her the most nominated Female Artist this year.

For additional information on Francesca Battistelli and her new release, tour and media appearances, please visit

(L to R): Ian Eskelin, Producer, Francesca Battistelli, Kellyn Bailey, Word Entertainment Marketing Director, Joshua Bailey, Word Entertainment Senior VP of A&R and Rod Riley, Word Entertainment President & CEO

PHOTO CREDIT: Warner Music Nashville


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