Rebecca St. James

Australian Singer
Born Jul 26, 1977

Rebecca St. James, is a Christian pop rock singer, songwriter, musician, author, and actor. She began performing in Australia in the late 1980s and released her first full-length studio album in 1991. In 1993 she was signed to the record label ForeFront Records and released her major label debut a year later. St.… Read More

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1977 Birth Rebecca St. James was born Rebecca Jean Smallbone on 26 July 1977 in Sydney, Australia to parents David and Helen Smallbone. … Read More


1990 - 1994 3 More Events
1995 17 Years Old She also released an EP titled Rebecca St. James: Extended Play Remixes in 1995.
1996 18 Years Old 1 More Event
On 25 June 1996, St. James released her second major album God, led by the title track. … Read More
1997 19 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1997, she was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Rock Gospel Album for God and in 2005 the album was RIAA certified gold for selling over 500,000 copies.


1998 20 Years Old On 20 October 1998 St. James released her third studio album, Pray, which debuted to mixed reviews. The album managed to chart at No. 168 on the Billboard 200, and No. 5 on both the Heatseekers Chart and the Contemporary Christian Chart. The album won a Grammy in 1999 for Best Rock/Gospel Album, and in 2006 it was RIAA certified gold for selling over 500,000 copies.
In 1999 St. James released a song titled "Yes, I Believe In God" to radio only, in memory of the lives lost at the Columbine shooting. … Read More
St. James rose to fame in the late 1990s with her RIAA certified Gold albums God and Pray, the latter of which won a Grammy Award in 2000 for Best Rock Gospel Album. … Read More
In 2002, to promote the single "Wait For Me" from Transform, St. James released the book Wait for Me: Rediscovering the Joy of Purity in Romance, which went on to sell over 100,000 copies and spawn a journal and study guide. … Read More
2003 25 Years Old On 25 March 2003, after 10 years with ForeFront Records, St. James released her first compilation project, Wait for Me: The Best from Rebecca St. James, which features 16 of her most popular songs and two new ones, including "I Thank You" which managed to peak at No. 2 on Billboards Hot Christian Songs chart. … Read More
2004 26 Years Old 1 More Event
On 24 February 2004, St. James released her very first live album titled Live Worship: Blessed Be Your Name which features 7 new songs and 2 studio recorded songs. … Read More
2005 27 Years Old 1 More Event
After taking a hiatus from recording music, St. James returned to the studio in early 2005 to record new songs. … Read More
2006 28 Years Old 1 More Event
In early 2006, St. James embarked on her If I Had One Chance To Tell You Something Tour with fellow Christian group BarlowGirl. … Read More


2008 30 Years Old 1 More Event
On 3 September 2008 St. James released another book titled Pure: A 90-Day Devotional for the Mind, Body, & Spirit.
Although on musical hiatus, on 16 April 2009 St. James released a new song titled "You're Alive" to iTunes as part of an album titled Resurrection Worship: Songs of Hope.
On 28 April 2010, it was announced that St. James is working on another film titled Frontier Boys, and a book titled What Is He Thinking?, both to be released in 2011. … Read More
Her ninth studio album, I Will Praise You, was released on 5 April 2011. … Read More
On 12 March 2013 St. James announced via Facebook that was currently publishing her first Christian novel titled The Merciful Scar, co-authored with Nancy Rue. … Read More
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