Spotlight on Francesca Battistelli

Spotlight on Francesca Battistelli

Christian artist Francesca Battisetelli has made quite a name for herself in a very short amount of time. In 2008 when she was only 19 years old she released her first solo album “My Paper Heart”. Since that time, she has released another record titled “Another Hundred Year.” Both of these albums produced singles that received a high amount of airplay on Christian radio stations, and Battistelli won Dove Awards in 2010 and 2011 as a result.

Francesca is married to another Christian artist-Matthew Godwin of Newsong. The two were married in August 2009, and Francesca gave birth to their son a little over a year later. She is currently expecting the couple’s second child.  The joy of motherhood led her to give an interview speaking about the first time she saw her son. It’s called “Every Life is Beautiful” and was recorded by the producer of “October Baby”. While the interview doesn’t specifically address abortion, it is nonetheless sends a positive message to women who may be concerned about an unwanted pregnancy.

Francesca was able to make the announcement about her first pregnancy at the Dove awards. When she was declared the winner in the female vocalist category, she and her husband went onstage together to accept the award and give her fans the good news.  She decided not to find out the sex of her child until he was born. It’s not certain if the same holds true for this baby, but if Francesca and Matthew do know the baby’s gender, for now they are keeping this fact a secret.