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CNN.COM Feature Receives over 800k page views,
is Top 5 Read Story

MANDISA, Freedom

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NEWS SOURCE: The M Collective
March 11, 2009

As she nears the release of her sophomore project FREEDOM, the buzz is brewing far and wide for American Idol Season 5 finalist and recording artist MANDISA.

The woman Entertainment Weekly called a 'vocal powerhouse,' whose debut, TRUE BEAUTY, was nominated for a GRAMMY® and was the best-selling new artist debut ever for her label, Sparrow Records (EMI Music), has lost an incredible 75 lbs and everyone's talking about it, including CNN online, whose feature has only been up today and already received over 800k page views in just the first four hours, making it one of the Top 5 read stories on the news giant's website. PEOPLE magazine also profiled Mandisa in an exclusive online feature last week, which both USA TODAY ( and CNN picked up, while PEOPLE also showcased her in their BodyWatch feature inside their current issue. Both stories can be found at:



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For more information on Mandisa, FREEDOM and more, go to

MANDISA is speaking truth and encouragement to women worldwide about the freedom she has experienced through her faith and incredible 75+lb weight loss in her upcoming sophomore release, FREEDOM, bowing on March 24th.

FREEDOM is the follow-up to Mandisa's 2007 debut, TRUE BEAUTY, an album that created history by becoming the highest chart entry and the best-selling debut artist in the life of her label, Sparrow Records. It also became the only female debut to hit No. 1 in the 27-year history of Billboard's Christian Retail Chart, received a GRAMMY® nomination for “Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album, and her debut single “Only the World,” hit #1 on Billboard's Hot Single Sales chart.

For more information on Mandisa, visit the JFH Artists Database.




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