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Jamie Grace – The Inspirational Christian Musician, Singer-Songwriter, Speaker and "God Girl" Actress

Updated on January 3, 2014
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Jamie Grace is a contemporary Christian musician (singer-songwriter), actress and speaker. Her life story, music and the messages have touched, inspired and motivated millions of kids and teens (especially females), not only in the United States, but all over the world. Jamie Grace is a blessing to the female kids and teens of the world.

I am writing thing hub in gratitude to God for the life of Jamie Grace because one of her greatest fan in this part of the world is my 17-year-old daughter. At 17, in senior high school, accepted Jesus as her Lord and Savior at age 7, had come through a difficulty life, no boyfriend unlike teens around her, she kind of identifies herself with Jamie Grace’s messages in the songs and videos she posts online.

"Hold Me" by Jamie Grace, featuring TobyMac

Childhood

Jamie Grace Harpoer was born on 25 November, 1991 in Atlanta, Georgia to parents James and Mona Harper, who are Pastors and co-founders of Kingdom City Church. Jamie Grace learned to sing and play musical instruments from an early age, singing both in the Church and at home, with her older sister. Her upbringing in the Christian faith is evident in the young woman’s life.

In her songs and videos, Jamie Grace talks about the struggles she went through at age 11 when diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome and how trusting God and being in His love and grace has brought her this far.

Jamie Grace graduated from Point University in May 2012 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Child and Youth Development. Combining this with her Christian musical career as a singer, songwriter, speaker and actress, she has not only touched the lives and motivated those in the U.S.A but across the world. Kids and teens love Jamie Grace, her music and her message of hope and waiting upon God.

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Discovered

Since 2006, Jamie Grace posted her videos on YouTube. God’s timing to release her from the stall to bless the world’s teenagers with music came 4 years later in 2010, when she got “discovered” by TobyMac (via her YouTube channel) and signed her to his label Gotee Records. Jamie Grace became an overnight success when she released her first hit single “Hold Me”, featuring TobyMac, in February 2011.

'Beautiful Day" - Jamie Grace

Albums

In September 2011, she released her debut album “One Song At a Time”. Following that she released a holiday record “Christmas Together” in November 2011. Her third album, due to be released in January 2014 is “Ready To Fly”. The single “Beautiful Day” from that album was released in 2013 it currently a big hit.

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Awards

Jamie Grace’s hit single “Hold Me”, featuring TobyMac was nominated in the 2012 54th Grammy Awards in the categories ‘Best Contemporary Christian Music Song’. She was also nominated in the 2012 Dove Awards for ‘Song of the Year’, ‘New Artist of the Year’, ‘Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year’ and ‘Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year’. She won the 2012 Dove Award for New Artist of the Year!

In 2013, Jamie Grace also acted in the film Grace Unplugged, a Christian musical drama film.

Where to Buy Jamie Grace's Albums

How to Connect With Jamie Grace

Jamie Grace's can be found on Facebook and Twitter. Her official website is www.jamiegrace.com. She has also launched her social media sites ImAGodGirl.com and ImAFigher.com. You are free to sign up on those sites.



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1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jamie_Grace

2. Jamie Grace's official website

God Girl by Jamie Grace - My Daughter's Favourite

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