Sanctus Real and Francesca Battistelli

9/15/2013 - 9/15/2013

Forrest City, AR  72336

GRAMMY® nominated, Dove Award winning Sanctus Real has received critical acclaim as a Christian rock and alternative CCM band over their 16-year career. The success of their albums landed Sanctus Real eight No. 1 singles and seven Top 5 radio singles. To date, the band’s total digital track sales exceed one million. The band was named R&R magazine’s most played CHR radio Christian artist of 2006 and Billboard’s No. 4 most played Christian band of 2010. GRAMMY®-nominated and Dove Award winning Francesca Battistelli’s sophomore album, Hundred More Years, debuted at No. 1 on the Christian Album Chart and No. 16 on Billboard’s Top 200. Hundred More Years released to rave reviews and is the follow-up to her debut My Paper Heart, which delivered the smash No. 1 single “Free To Be Me” and hit singles “It’s Your Life,” “I’m Letting Go” and “Beautiful, Beautiful.” To date, Battistelli has earned a GRAMMY nomination, six Dove Awards, and 18 Dove Award nominations. Her music has also been featured in the movie "Soul Surfer," as well as on several popular TV shows, such as " Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" (ABC), “The Biggest Loser” (NBC), and "So You Think You Can Dance.” (FOX).

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Nikki Jones