What was born in his dorm room in the presence of a few friends has graduated to Christian music’s biggest stage. And Jonathan, now 32, did it with an incredible voice and a beautifully honest approach to songwriting. His EP ”People” debuted at #1 and has been called the believers’ soundtrack of a crazy 2020. After earning three Stellars, it’s single “Grace” became a record fourth #1 Billboard airplay single in a row and “Movin’ On” featuring Mali Music garnered his first Grammy win and fourth nomination. This year, Jonathan’s hit single “Your World” has topped charts landing a fifth #1 Billboard airplay single for 5 weeks. Always endeavoring to provide excitement for the genre, he and Mali released a live joint EP “Jonny X Mali: Live in LA” and buzzworthy tour in the second half of 2021.
His album Make Room debuted #1 on Billboard Gospel. It has been hailed as a generational work, earning eight Stellars and two Grammy nominations. The title track “Make Room” and hit single “Not Lucky, I’m Loved” from this album, gave Jonathan his first two #1 songs on Billboard. His second album Life Music: Stage Two features another superstar fan in India.Arie and remained #1 on the Billboard Gospel chart for 4 weeks.
Jonathan starred as a judge on BET’s hit series Sunday Best for two seasons (2019, 2020) and in 2021, starred in his first movie “Favorite Son” a BET+ original. Alongside these film and TV appearances, Jonathan’s new record My Truth will be releasing on February 17th, 2023.
“In life, you have to constantly decide to choose your faith based on what you’ve seen, what you’ve experienced, and what you know to be the truth. My Truth is the musical depiction of reaffirming one’s truth and its connection back to the faith. “