Nashville, Tenn. (October 22, 2015) — Centricity Music’s newest signing, Jordan Feliz, is already having a major impact in the Christian music industry by reaching No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot AC/CHR Chart with his debut single, “The River.” The song quickly raced up the charts with solid support from K-LOVE, SiriusXM “The Message,” Air1, WAYM/Nashville, TN, Spirit 105.3/Seattle, WA and WRBS/Baltimore, MD after going for radio adds in June. The lyric video for the song has already surpassed 300,000 views on YouTube. “The River” is the first single from Feliz’s debut album, Beloved, which released to digital outlets October 2nd.
“I’m so excited and beyond thankful for all the love and support behind the song from everyone in the industry,” states Feliz. “Even though the single is a fun song for me to sing, the message is what matters to me; turning to Jesus to be made new again no matter what is going on in your life right now. I’m humbled that the lyrics are connecting with people and hope they are finding joy through the song.”
“Unbelievable how fast this song not only shot up the charts, but how quickly listeners fell in love with it. It’s our top-testing song!,” says Nate Thomas, Program Director, WCLQ/Wausau, MI.
Adds Ryan Gagne, Program Director, WYQQ/Charlton, MA, “’The River’ is such a fresh song that it stands out above everything else on my playlist right now.”
Beloved is garnering strong reviews from Christian media with its fresh sound: New Release Today – One of the most promising debuts this year and SoulAudio.com – Overall, Jordan Feliz’s debut is a welcome listen, showcasing a bright new star on the horizon. Feliz has already been busy with several press interviews that include Campus Crusade for Christ radio, All Access, Life With Purpose Radio, New Release Today Song Devo for “The River” and Baptist Standard.
Feliz also played an active part at the recent 46th Annual Dove Awards, as the Gospel Music Association tapped the talented artist to Periscope live interviews backstage. Some of the artists he interviewed included Sadie Robertson, Kirk Franklin, Mark Hall (Casting Crowns), Natalie Grant, Bart Millard (MercyMe) and Lincoln Brewster
Jordan Feliz backstage at the 46th Annual Dove Awards with Kirk Franklin and Sadie Robertson