Jamie Grace Harper (born November 25, 1991) is an American Contemporary Christian musician, singer, rapper, songwriter, and actress from Atlanta, Georgia. She is best known for her role as Jamie Grace on IShine KNECT on Trinity Broadcasting Network. Jamie Grace is the newest addition to the TobyMac-founded label, Gotee Records.
Jamie Grace's debut EP, Hold Me was released by the label on February 22, 2011. Jamie Grace released the title track to the album at the same time and it was one of the most added singles to Christian Hit Radio stations. Her debut album, One Song at a Time, was released in stores September 20, 2011. Her second EP, Christmas Together was released November 29, 2011.
In a somewhat unique style, Jamie Grace combines elements of hip hop, folk, and pop into one distinct sound. In addition, she occasionally uses elements of guest vocalists, such as TobyMac in "Hold Me" and GabeReal from DiverseCity in "One Song at a Time."
Jamie Grace is featured as a main artist and speaker in the Revolve Tour by Women of Faith alongside artists such as Britt Nicole, Group 1 Crew, and Hawk Nelson. On May 4, 2011, Jesus Freak Hideout announced that "Hold Me," her first single, had attained the No. 1 spot at CHR.
In addition to performing music, Jamie Grace is also a college student. When she is not on tour, she studies children's ministry at Point University.
Struggle with Tourette Syndrome
Jamie Grace was diagnosed with Tourette syndrome in 2003 when she was 11. She has spoken of this illness in various American states through her music and speaking.