Christian artist Francesca Battistelli and husband welcome their first childBy Caitlin R. King, AP
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
It’s a boy for Francesca Battistelli
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Grammy-nominated Christian artist Francesca Battistelli and husband Matt Goodwin are the proud parents of a baby boy.
Battistelli’s publicist, Jensen Sussman, tells The Associated Press the couple welcomed their first child, Matthew Elijah Goodwin, on Sept. 22 at 8:47 p.m. He weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces and was 21.75 inches long.
Sussman says mom and baby are doing well.
Battistelli is the reigning Dove Awards female vocalist of the year. She is known for her hit songs “I’m Letting Go” and “Free To Be Me.”
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