Meet Rebecca St. James
Emerging on the music scene in the mid-'90s while still in her teens, Australian-born Rebecca St. James has become one of Contemporary Christian Music's most enduring and beloved artists, embraced by audiences worldwide. Her signature sound yielded 17 Top 10 singles (nine of which were No. 1) and two RIAA Gold Album certifications (commemorating sales of more than 500,000 units) for God (1996), as well as the GRAMMY winning Pray (1999).
In addition to a successful recording and touring career, Rebecca is an accomplished author having released eight noteworthy Christian market titles including the popular devotional, Pure, (FaithWords/Hachette Book Group, 2009) that ranked in the Top 10 on the CBA Bestseller Chart. Her latest book release, What is He Thinking?? What Guys Want Us to Know About Dating, Love and Marriage, publishes in September (FaithWords/Hachette Book Group).
While fully engaged in balancing the demands of recording, touring and authoring, this modern-day Renaissance woman made the decision three years ago to pursue acting. Rebecca's first dramatic lead role in the film Sarah's Choice released in 2009 by Pureflix Entertainment and won both critical and audience acclaim for its strong pro-life message. While readying for Sarah's Choice, Rebecca was led to create a series of national Crisis Pregnancy events. "I saw the work this organization was doing and I just had to help," she notes. She also continues to connect with teen girls and their mothers at her well attended "SHE" events which meld music and ministry into an evening of encouragement and practical advice on living Godly lives. "
Having traveled the globe as an advocate of faith and values matters ranging from purity to pro-life, Rebecca has been invited to speak or perform in venues including the White House and is even a frequent guest on the highly rated FOX News show, "Hannity" anchored by Sean Hannity.
Rebecca St. James ninth career studio album, I Will Praise You, released in April of 2011 under a new label affiliation with the Provident Label Group.
For more information on Rebecca St. James' tour dates and events, please visit: www.rsjames.com.Updated: July 2011