JIMMY NEEDHAM is a contemporary Christian artist known for chart hits such as “Forgiven & Loved”, “Firefly”, and “Yours To Take”. This Texas-born singer and songwriter crafts soulful, socially conscious, faith-based, eclectic and fresh songs with hints of funky Rhythm & Blues, classic Americana, contemporary Pop, and undertones of Reggae.
With nearly a decade long career and six record releases, Jimmy Needham has built a reputation for himself as a thinker, a challenger and a wordsmith. Fans and critics alike agree that there’s something special about the message woven into his songs. Needham states on his website,
“With every record I release, my goal is to whet people’s appetite for the God of the gospel. I think the answer to all of our deepest questions can be found at the foot of the cross of Jesus so my art is always an attempt to take people by the hand to that place.”
Jimmy Needham’s first album, For
Freedom, was independently released
in 2005, with the help of Troy Warren Jr. He signed with the Christian record
label Inpop in 2006, and released his major label debut album, Speak, later that year. His second major album,Not Without Love, was released on August
19, 2008. In 2009, Jimmy began work on Nightlights, which was released by Inpop records on May 18, 2010.
This was followed by Clear the Stage released on March 27, 2012. Clear the Stage appeared in the Sverigetopplistan, the official Swedish
Albums Chart at No. 59 on July 6, 2012.
On September 10, 2013, Jimmy Needham released his first album covering only old hymns, creating new versions to them. The first album of
these sessions is called The Hymns Sessions, Vol 1. On January 28, 2015, Needham announced the title of his sixth studio album, Vice & Virtue to be released May 5, 2015