Jordan Feliz

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Jordan Feliz
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Jordan Feliz
Background information
Birth name Jordan Alexander Feliz
Born (1989-03-15) March 15, 1989 (age 29)
Clovis, California, U.S.
Origin Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2006–present
Labels Centricity
Website jordanfeliz.com

Jordan Alexander Feliz (born March 15, 1989) is an American Christian musician, who plays a folk rock and soul style of Christian pop. He has released three studio albums, Beloved in 2015, The River in 2016, with Centricity Music and Future in 2018. His song, "The River", has charted on the Billboard magazine Christian Songs, Christian Airplay, and Christian Digital Songs charts.

Early and personal life[edit]

Jordan Alexander Feliz,[1] was born on March 15, 1989, in Clovis, California, the son of Richard Edward Feliz and Jennie Elaine Feliz (née, Wren).[2] He graduated from Buchanan High School, in 2007.[3] His music career was facilitated by the members of A Current Affair, reaching out to him via his Myspace page, during 2006 in search of a lead vocalist.[4] He is married to his high school sweetheart, Jamie. They reside in Nashville, Tennessee, with their daughter, Jolie.[5][6] He used to be an automobile valet.[7][8]

Music career[edit]

His music career started in 2006, with the band, A Current Affair,[4] but it was not until 2015 that his solo music career commenced.[3][9] The first studio album, Beloved,[6][10] was released on October 2, 2015, from Centricity Music.[11][12][13][14][15] The song, "The River", charted on three Billboard magazine charts the Christian Songs at No. 2,[16] Christian Airplay at No. 1,[17] and Christian Digital Songs at No. 2.[18] His second studio album, The River, was released on April 22, 2016, from Centricity Music.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected details and chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales
US
[19]
US
Heat

[20]
US
Christ.

[21]
Beloved 12 22
The River 71 4
Future
  • Released: March 23, 2018
  • Label: Centricity
32 1
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart positions Certifications Album
US
Chr Songs

[24]
US
Chr Airplay

[25]
US
Chr Digital

[26]
2015 "The River" 2 1 2 Beloved/The River
2016 "Never Too Far Gone" 12 9 31 The River
"Best of Me" 46 29
"Beloved" 11 6 19 Beloved/The River
2018 "Witness" 7 4 13 Future
"Changed" 45

Awards and nominations[edit]

GMA Dove Awards

Year Award Result
2016 New Artist of the Year Won
Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year ("The River") Nominated[28]
2017 Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year ("The River") Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ SESAC. "Songs by Writer :: Jordan Alexander Feliz". SESAC. Retrieved October 3, 2015. 
  2. ^ California Birth Index. "Jordan Alexander Feliz, Born 03/15/1989 in California". California Birth Index. Retrieved October 3, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b NRTTeamAdmin (October 1, 2015). "Jordan Feliz Artist Profile". New Release Today. Retrieved October 3, 2015. 
  4. ^ a b PureVolume. "A Current Affair". PureVolume. Retrieved October 3, 2015. 
  5. ^ PulseAdmin (August 12, 2015). "SoulPop and Jordan Feliz". KPUL. Retrieved October 3, 2015. 
  6. ^ a b McChlery, Matt (November 1, 2015). "Review: Beloved - Jordan Feliz". Cross Rhythms. Retrieved November 1, 2015. 
  7. ^ Williams, Lindsay (April 29, 2016). "Jordan Feliz – From Parking Cars to Rising Star". CCM Magazine. Retrieved May 1, 2016. 
  8. ^ Berglund, Taylor (June 1, 2016). LeClaire, Jennifer, ed. "Jordan Feliz: 'Absolutely Nothing' Can Separate You from God's Love". Charisma. Vol. 41 no. 11. Lake Mary, Florida: Stephen Strang, Joy Strang and Dr. Steve Greene. p. 17. ISSN 0895-156X. Retrieved May 25, 2016. 
  9. ^ Yap, Timothy (October 1, 2015). "Jordan Feliz Opens Up About His Transition from Rock Music to His New Christian Project "Beloved"". Hallels. Retrieved October 3, 2015. 
  10. ^ Argyrakis, Andy (November 16, 2015). "Jordan Feliz – 'Beloved'". CCM Magazine. Retrieved November 17, 2015. 
  11. ^ Nicholson, Jessica (March 17, 2015). "Centricity Music Adds To Artist Roster". MusicRow. Retrieved October 3, 2015. 
  12. ^ Jamin and Chris (August 10, 2015). "Artist Interview: Jordan Feliz". HOME.fm. Retrieved October 3, 2015. 
  13. ^ Lassiter, Caitlin (October 6, 2015). "A Promising Debut". New Release Today. Retrieved October 7, 2015. 
  14. ^ Andre, Jonathan (October 2, 2015). "Jordan Feliz – Beloved". 365 Days of Inspiring Media. Retrieved October 3, 2015. 
  15. ^ Greenhalgh, Andrew (October 2, 2015). "Review: Jordan Feliz – Beloved". Soul-Audio. Retrieved October 3, 2015. 
  16. ^ Billboard. "Jordan Feliz – Chart History (Christian Songs)". Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved October 3, 2015. 
  17. ^ Billboard. "Jordan Feliz – Chart History (Christian Airplay)". Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved October 3, 2015. 
  18. ^ Billboard. "Jordan Feliz – Chart History (Christian Digital Songs)". Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved October 3, 2015. 
  19. ^ "Jordan Feliz Chart History: Billboard 200". Billboard. Retrieved April 3, 2018. 
  20. ^ "Jordan Feliz Chart History: Heatseekers Albums". Billboard. Retrieved April 3, 2018. 
  21. ^ "Jordan Feliz Chart History: Christian Albums". Billboard. Retrieved April 3, 2018. 
  22. ^ "Upcoming Releases". Hits Daily Double. HITS Digital Ventures. Archived from the original on April 11, 2016. 
  23. ^ Asker, Jim (April 5, 2018). "Jordan Feliz Earns First No. 1 on Top Christian Albums Chart". Billboard. Retrieved May 15, 2018. 
  24. ^ "Jordan Feliz – Chart history (Hot Christian Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved April 17, 2018. 
  25. ^ "Jordan Feliz – Chart history (Christian Airplay)". Billboard. Retrieved April 17, 2018. 
  26. ^ "Jordan Feliz – Chart history (Christian Digital Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved April 17, 2018. 
  27. ^ "American certifications – Jordan Feliz". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved May 10, 2018. 
  28. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on November 14, 2016. Retrieved September 23, 2016. 

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