Urban Inspirational Songbird and social media sensation Bri (Briana Babineaux) continues to soar and make big noise in the entertainment field. The 22-year old singer’s new radio single “Jacob’s Song” has charted in the Top 30 on both Billboard Magazine’s Gospel Airplay chart and the Mediabase Gospel Airplay chart. The former college athlete wrote the dramatic anthem that brilliantly showcases her spine-tingling vocal prowess. “It came from a place of determination,” she says. “I was going through so much in my personal life that I was determined to be just like Jacob was in the Bible and I told God that I’m not letting go until you bless me.”
“Jacob’s Song” rises on the heels of Bri’s debut single “I’ll Be The One” that debuted at No. 1 on Billboard Magazine’s Gospel Digital Songs chart and peaked at No. 6 on the magazine’s Gospel Airplay chart earlier this year. Both songs hail from Bri’s debut album `Keys To My Heart’ (Marquis Boone/Tyscot Records) that debuted at No. 1 on Billboard Magazine’s Top Gospel Albums sales chart this past spring.
Earlier this month, the Gospel Music Association turned over its Instagram account to Bri to provide backstage coverage at the 47th annual Dove Awards. “It was really exciting to meet so many people that I’ve listened to and admired like Tamela Mann, Chris Tomlin and Lecrae,” she says. “It was a really fun experience. I’d love to do it again.”
Music isn’t the only thing on the stunning beauty’s mind these days. She’s also eyeing an acting career. She recently wrapped production with singer Mali Music in director Joel Kapity’s forthcoming dramatic film “I Am Your Keeper” that will release in 2017. “I really enjoyed doing the film,” she says. “I’ve done local plays for years in Louisiana. Now, that I’ve done one film, I’ve got the acting bug and I’m hoping to do more roles.” Visit www.brination.org for more #Brination news and information.