Nashville, Tenn. Mar. 29, 2011… “Hold Me,” the debut single from Gotee newcomer Jamie Grace featuring multiple GRAMMY ® award winner tobyMac, has been selected as this week’s iTunes ® Discovery Download. The song will be available for one week free of costs on iTunes ®. To download the song, visit http://bit.ly/jamiedd.
In only four weeks, “Hold Me” has hit the top 15 at CHR radio. The song is currently in the iTunes ® Top 20 Christian & Gospel Songs chart, peaking at No. 3.The entire EP has consecutively charted in the Billboard Heatseekers chart for the past four weeks.
The coveted iTunes ® spot comes just weeks after new artist Jamie Grace released her digital debut with Gotee Records. Below is a sampling of what the reviews have been are saying about Hold Me e.p….
“Has a memorable introduction that should help distinguish her from the pack of new artists hoping to stick around for a while.” – Crosswalk.com
“Legitimately strong vocals are at center stage, with both acoustic guitars and solid beats at the core.” – JesusFreakHideout.com
“Jamie Grace has grabbed me with this small set of standout performances that have me awaiting the turning of autumn leaves with expectancy.” – The-Trades.com
Additional artists in the industry are also chatting about Jamie Grace’s debut…
“Just heard the new Jamie Grace EP called Hold Me. Really cool stuff! For fans of singer/songwriter pop w. great melodies!”
– @macpowell, Mac Powell of Third Day
“I luv her. My nieces luv her. @therealtobymac luvs her. And u will 2!” – @mandisaofficial, Mandisa
“Hey friends, check out my friend Jamie Grace’s new EP! She’s so talented and super sweet. Girl power!”
– @francescamusic, Francesca Battistelli
“My man tobyMac has a new artist. Her name is Jamie Grace. See what you think!” – @kirkfranklin, Kirk Franklin
“If you want to hear an incredible voice, check out the new Jamie GraceEP.” – @matthammitt, Matt Hammitt of Sanctus Real
Hold Me e.p. was produced by Christopher Stevens (TobyMac, Sanctus Real, Mandisa). Jamie Grace is currently a part of the spring 2011 “Revolve: Dream ON!” tour, joining the likes of Britt Nicole, Hawk Nelson, Group 1 Crew and others. For more information on “The Revolve Tour,” visit http://revolvetour.com/.
About Jamie Grace:
Hailing from outside of Atlanta in Lithonia, Georgia, Jamie Grace is a 19-year-old-college student who aside from her career and touring as a singer-songwriter, is also studying children’s ministry. At age 11, Jamie Grace was diagnosed with Tourettes Syndrome, and has since traveled the country sharing her story and faith through music and speaking. Upon signing Jamie Grace, multiple GRAMMY ® winner tobyMac remarked “I have not been this excited to work with an artist in a long time.”
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Jamie Grace tour dates
Apr 1-2 – Hartford, CT The Revolve Tour 2011
Apr 8-9 – Reading, PA The Revolve Tour 2011
Apr 15-16 – Ontario, CA The Revolve Tour 2011
June 24 – Del Mar, CA Del Mar Fair
June 25 – Irvine, CA Fish Fest
June 26 – Tucson, AZ Victory Worship Center
July 2 – Shirleysburg, PA Creation East