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Jimmy's new song "Pain Is Real But So Is Hope" has been awarded the songwriter spotlight award for the 2018 Songwriting Studio songwriter contest! This song has already impacted the lives of so many of the past year, if you haven't heard the song yet please click on the video below to check it out

After 5 & 1/2 years Jimmy has finally released the full album "STRONGER Than That (Deluxe Edtion)" This album has really been a journey through Jimmy's life featuring some of his most successful & requested songs such as "I Have Overcome" & "STRONGER Than That" as well as brand new fan favorites such as "Pain Is Real But So Is Hope" & "The Broken You" The response to the album & new songs has been well received by album reviewers & people attending concerts! Pick Up you copy now by CLICK HERE to go to the store page or the album can be purchased on all digital music retail sites such as iTunes, Amazon & Google Play store.

Jimmy & April Dooley welcomed baby #2 to the family on January 6 2017! Noah Benson Dooley was born at 1:57pm he was 8 pounds 9 ounces & 20 inches long. His big sister Myra was very happy to have a baby brother!

Jimmy recently wrote his own version of a parody to the very popular song "Happy" by Pharrell Williams, which he calls his "Goin 2 Church REMIX" The song has quickly became a viral sensation on social media sites like Facebook, Youtube & twitter receiving over 30,000 views in the 1st few weeks! To check out this video please CLICK HERE

Every year Christian artists from across the country compete for an opportunity to perform at King's Island for Spiritsong which is a Christian Music festival that has over 10,000 people in attendance for each concert. Jimmy has been voted as one of the top 5 finalist being considered to perform this year receiving 3,616 votes! This event includes artists such as Newsboys, Jeremy Camp, Skillet, Lecrae, Colton Dixon & Tenth Avenue North. For more info on Spiritsong check out

Jimmy & his wife April have welcomed their very first baby into their family! Myra Sue Dooley was born on May 30 at 4:59pm. She weighed 6 pounds & 8 ounces & was 19 inches in length. The baby & mom are doing great! Jimmy is super excited about being a first time daddy!

Jimmy's brand new single "That's How I see Me" has made it into the top 5 on the charts after only being out for 2 weeks! The song debuted on the chart at number 14 & after the 2nd week has already broke into the top 5 getting adding into rotation on radio stations across the country. This song encourages people to see themselves as God see them, living victoriously & walking by faith. Please pray that God continues to use this song to speak to hearts around the world.

Jimmy has formed a new partnership with FH, an amazing ministry/organization that helps to reach children around the world with the love of Jesus. Food for the Hungry (FH) is a Christian organization serving the poor globally since 1971.They reflect the love of Christ in short-term emergency relief and long-term work to end world hunger. Learn about FH's vision, mission and valuesPlease pray for Jimmy & FH as together they reach out to hurting children around the world to show them God's love & bring restoration to poverty stricken communities. Fore more info on FH & how you can be involved please visit or to sponsor a child today please CLICK HERE 

Jimmy is currently in the studio putting the finishing touches on a new album that has been in the works for 3 years! This album will include all original songs written by Jimmy. This will be totally different than any album Jimmy has released in the past, so be ready for a big change! The album has not been titled yet but will be released sometime this summer, it will be available on the online store as well as all digital retailers including iTunes, Amazon & Rhapsody. Please check back for updates.

Jimmy has been nominated for this years Duke Energy Children's Museum's Difference Maker Awards, which honors youth, adults, businesses and non-profit organizations that share our focus to better the lives of children in our community. The Difference Maker Awards strives to recognize our community's unsung heroes - the grandmothers and foster parents, the volunteers and the small community organizations, the teenagers and budding child advocates - along with the powerhouse agencies and individuals who make the Greater Cincinnati region a better place for children. This is mainly in part with his work on battling teenage suicide, bullying & his work with World Vision for hunger relief for children around the world.

Every year Christian artists from across the country compete for an opportunity to perform at King's Island for Spiritsong which a Christian Music festival that has over 10,000 people in attendance for each concert. Jimmy has been voted as one of the top 5 finalist being considered to perform this year. This event includes artists such as Tobymac, Newsboys, Skillet, Matthew West & Lecrae. For more info on Spiritsong check out 

After only being released to national Christian radio for 5 weeks, Jimmy's radio single "I Have Overcome" has broken into the top 10 on the CRW Christian Music Charts at the #5 spot! The song is making a huge impact on radio as well as people's lives all across the country. The Song appeared on the chart at #12 after only being out for 3 weeks & is continuing to climb the charts each week since. Many messages are coming in to Jimmy & the radio stations of how the message of hope the song gives that God helps us to overcome is helping to encourage people all over the world. Please call your local Christian radio station & request "I Have Overcome" today!

The song "I Have Overcome" has broken into the top 20 on the CRW National Christian Radio Chart! The songs has only been released to radio for 3 weeks & today has made it's way to the #12 position, by being added into rotation to stations as well as experiencing heavy airplay across the country as well as internationally. The message of the song is giving hope to hurting people all over the world, please call your local Christian radio station & request "I Have Overcome" by Jimmy Dooley

Jimmy’s new radio single “I Have Overcome” is making a huge impact on listeners across the country! Last week the song showed up on CRW’s Biggest Movers chart at the #2 spot after only being out for two weeks! But the greatest news about the song is how it is affecting listeners. Last week a message was received from a teenager who struggled with hurting herself due to depression & emotional issues she struggles with because of her past. She sent a message to Jimmy about how the message of the song has helped to save her life & has kept her from hurting herself for over 3 weeks. She went on to share how that the song helps her to stay focused on praying that God makes her an overcomer. Please keep tis song in prayer that God will continue to use this message to change lives like this young girl.

Jimmy's song "I Have Overcome" has been released to over 1,000 Christian Radio stations across the country as well as internationally. This is a song that Jimmy wrote out of a tradgedy that happened to an 18 year old young man named Chris Taylor. The song has already made a huge impact on people across the country who have listened to the song & watched the video of Chris' story. The message of the song is an uplifting one that tells of how God gives us the strength to overcome anything we go through in this life. Please be sure to call your local Christian Radio station & request "I Have Overcome"

Jimmy is currently working on another album, in addition to his major album to be released later this year, this is going to be an all acoustic album entitled “Acoustically Speaking.” It will feature many of your favorite Hymns, Worship, & Cover songs all done with a very stripped down acoustic arrangement. Songs set to appear on the album, include I Can Only Imagine, Great Is Thy Faithfulness, I Believe I Can Fly, Mighty To Save & many more. The album will be releasing very shortly in the month of April, so be sure to check back for updates!

The 2nd annual V-Day Contest was a huge success! Many different couples from around the country submitted their story of how they met there spouse, in the end only one was picked as the winner & that winner was Chris & Stephanie Halcomb. Congratulations to them! Thei song & video will be posted on here next week, to read their story they submitted please CLICK HERE

Well it's that time of year again & love is in the air for Valentine's Day. We  are now accepting entries for our V-Day contest. This is your chance to  send in your story of how you met your husband or wife, one lucky couple  will be selected & they will win a song written just for them that tells their  story. The song will be recorded & presented to them for Valentine's Day.  In addition a video of their song & story will also be made too. So if you  would like to give the love of your life a very special gift this year they  will remember for a lifetime, send in your story now! Just send your email  to with the subject heading V-Day Contest,  submissions must be in by February 3rd, the winner will be announced  February 6th, Good Luck everyone! To see the video of last year's winner click here

2011 was a huge year for Jimmy's music & ministry! God truly blessed Jimmy's mission to share the Gospel through music in this past year. 2011 was a year where Jimmy was able to sing to thousands of peopl all across the country, sharing the message of hope in Jesus. This lead to seeing many, many people making decisions to accept Christ at Jimmy's concerts. Also through the help of people stepping up & partnering with Jimmy's mission to reach children around the world, through World Vision's ministry, over 100 more children's lives have been saved! There were many great things that happened in this past year, but Jimmy says, "The best is yet to come!" 2012 will be a year of great change in his ministry that will alow him to reach more people with the message of hope found in Jesus. Please check back for updates & news regarding his new music & ministry coming this year!

Jimmy recently wrote a song for an 18 year old young man named Chris Taylor who died in a tradgic car accident. Chris' story is an amazing example of the overcoming power that God gives us to conquer the things in our lives that try to destroy us. Please watch this video & share it with your friends, it is a song Jimmy wrote for Chris called "I Have Overcome" & at the end of the video Chris shares his testimony, it is powerful! To buy this song on itunes CLICK HERE


Well the "I Love My Sweety" contest was a huge success! A big thank you to everyone who participated in the event, all the entries were really great, but we had to pick a winner & the winner this year was a great couple from Columbus, IN Jason & Melissa Lambert. Their song is called "Love Would Not Give Up" I will be posting the video of the song next week so be sure to check back to hear their story set to a song.

Jimmy has officially began working on a new project! This will be Jimmy’s first album of original songs released on 3 years. All the songs will be written by Jimmy & it is promising to be his best & most versatile album yet. No official release date has been set as the project is in the beginning stages of writing & planning, check back for updates.

Jimmy hosted his first ever V-day contest this year where people sent in their story of how they met their spouse and why they should win a song written about their love story. The contest was a huge success with many people particpating! But in the end it was April Biddle who won by sharing the story of her parents' marriage and how love brought them through many hard times. The song will be posted here on February 13th so be sure to check back to hear the song and see the video!

Christian Radio Weekly (CRW) has just named Jimmy's "Be The Change" as #23 on their Top 100 Inspirational Songs of 2009! The song reached #1 on the Inspirational and Adult Contemporary charts in October 2009 and spent over three months in the Top 10 on both charts. The song continues to impact radio stations across the country as we begin the new year!

Jimmy’s latest single, "Be The Change", has moved up to the #1 position on the CRW Inspirational chart! This is Jimmy's first #1 on CCM radio. It took the song only seven weeks to climb to the top, largely because of the strong message in the lyrics. Thanks to everyone who has requested the song and especially to those DJs who have put it into rotation! Please continue to call and request it!

This week according to the CRW Global INSPO chart Jimmy's song "Be The Change" has risen to the #2 position on the Top 50 chart! This is Jimmy's first Top 3 song on a CCM chart. The CRW Global INSPO chart is based on total spins and station adds. The song has been very well-received by national and international radio stations in the Adult Contemporary and Inspirational genres, making it to the Top 3 in only five weeks time. The song also appeared at #8 this week on the AC chart as well.

In just the second week of its release, the radio single "Be The Change" has moved into the Top 20 on the Inspirational Global chart! The song debuted on the chart last week at #28 after only being released for 5 days. This week it has moved up to #20, as well as debuting on the Adult Contemporary Global chart at the #51 position. The response from radio has been overwhelming! So far as it has been added into heavy rotation on many major networks and is daily picking up more station adds., a leading source in Southern Gospel news, just reviewed Jesus Music and gave it 4.5 out of 5 stars! Here is an excerpt of the review by James Hales:
          "Jimmy is an unconventional singer/songwriter delivering the conventional truth that Jesus
           saves and delivers. Jimmy is a fresh and exciting talent and I look forward to hearing his
           music for many years to come. His talent goes beyond just his writing and singing abilities,
           as he produced and played several different instruments on this recording. This is no
           shabby, thrown together recording. From beginning to end, Jimmy does a tremendous job
           producing a great effort that I believe goes beyond anything he has previously recorded; a
           truly exceptional piece of work."

Click here for the full review at

Jimmy's new single "A Lot Of Things Right" is the #1 song in the nation this week on the Radioactive Airplay chart! The song has been well-accepted by DJs all across the country and is receiving heavy airplay nationwide. In addition to the song going to #1, Jimmy is also currently the #1 artist of the week on the site as well! For more information, go to If you are a DJ and would like to put the song into your rotation, it can be downloaded at the Radioactive Airplay site.

SGM Radio has just reviewed Jimmy's new album, Jesus Music, and gave it a 9.5 out of 10! The reviewer wrote that Jimmy's "vocals are strong and smooth, and his songs all have strong messages to them", and that Jesus Music "is an excellent album and it's one that I’d recommend anyone to have in their music library." Click here for the full review and then visit Jimmy's Store to purchase your copy today!

Jimmy has just entered into the World Vision Top 20 Club! Through Jimmy's concerts and ministry, World Vision has received 157 new sponsorships so far this year, elevating Jimmy's status as a World Vision artist. If you would like to learn more about World Vision or to sponsor a child, please click here to be redirected to their website.

Jimmy is currently in the studio working on his upcoming new album, Jesus Music, scheduled for a September 2008 release. This will be Jimmy's first album of all new songs in over two years! Every song on Jesus Music has been written by Jimmy himself, including the inspiring "Be The Change", a song written for World Vision, and another song written by both Jimmy and his good friend Steve Cheney. This is Jimmy’s most highly anticipated CD release of his career, following the success of his last nationally released album, Things Are Looking Different. “I believe this is the greatest batch of songs that God has ever given me for an album, and the production is definitely the best of any album I’ve been a part of,” said Jimmy about the project. Stay tuned for more details about Jesus Music!

Jimmy has recently been named a Top 5 finalist by Southern Gospel music fans for the Young Excelling Artist Award at the 2008 SGM Fan Fair Awards. This award recognizes young individuals who are revolutionizing Southern Gospel music. This is Jimmy's first nomination for an SGM Fan Fair Award! To vote for Jimmy, please go to and scroll down to the Young Excelling Artist category. The voting ends Thursday, February 28, 2008

Jimmy's first nationally released album, Things Are Looking Different, has just broke into the Soundscan Top 100 sales chart for Gospel music. This is a chart that tracks weekly sales of nationally distributed CDs from major retail stores. Jimmy joins some of the top artists in the country by becoming a part of this chart, including the Gaither Homecoming Series, The Crabb Family, Signature Sound Quartet, The Isaacs, and many more!

Jimmy's Things Are Looking Different album is now available everywhere Christian music is sold. From Family Christian Stores to Borders, Target to Best Buy, Tower to iTunes, you can purchase it nationwide! Let's make Jimmy's first national release a HUGE success! Click on one of the links below to purchase Things Are Looking Different now:

The song "He'd Move Heaven And Earth" was named 'King of the Mountain' this week on the He's Alive Radio Network in Grantsville, MD! On this radio show they have listeners call in and vote for their favorite new song. "He'd Move Heaven And Earth" won this week by a margin of 2:1 and is said to be getting a great response from fans on their Southern Gospel, Inspirational, and Adult Contemporary stations. Thanks to the great folks at the He's Alive Radio Network for helping spread the message of hope through Christian radio!

Crossroads has released Jimmy's very first national radio single to over 1,500 stations across the country! The song is entitled "He'd Move Heaven And Earth" and tells the message of how God's undying love for man would cause Him to make any sacrifice necessary to save us, even giving His only Son for our sin. The song is track 8 on the Crossroads Airplay Sampler July 2007 Disc, so be sure to call your local Gospel music station and request it today!

Jimmy has signed his first major record deal with recording label Crossroads Music, the home to such artists as Ivan Parker, The Talley Trio, The Kingsmen, and The McKameys. Crossroads hopes to bring Jimmy to the forefront of Gospel music as one of the up-and-coming young artists who have a new sound and powerful ministry. Crossroads will be handling all of Jimmy's radio promotion, marketing, and distribution, starting with his label debut, Things Are Looking Different, which is set for release in stores everywhere on August 14, 2007. More information to follow!

Jimmy is currently in the studio working on his new album entitled Half And Half. It will be an album made up half of traditional hymns and half of modern worship music, all with only piano and vocals. The project will include such timeless hymns as "It Is Well With My Soul", "Amazing Grace", "I Surrender All", and "Blessed Assurance". It will also feature modern favorites like "How Great Is Our God", "You Raise Me Up", and "Open The Eyes Of My Heart". The project is slated to be released in June 2007! Continue to check back for any new developments!

Praise God! Jimmy Dooley Ministries is excited to report that after looking over the concerts that were done this past year in 2006, there were over 60 people who came forward and accepted Jesus Christ as their personal Savior at Jimmy's concerts! These were just confessions that we know of, but we're hoping and believing there were more who made decisions too. This goes to show that God is still in the life-changing business. Jimmy is confident that even more souls will be saved this year in 2007!

Jimmy's song, "The Grace That I'm Under", has been a powerful message of hope to people everywhere over the last several months, playing on Christian radio all across the country and reminding us that God's hand of grace is on our life everyday. This song is also Jimmy's first top 10 song! It entered in at #10 on the national top 100 of the US Gospel News charts, #6 on the Powersource charts, and #11 on the Singing News charts.

The song entitled "The Grace That I'm Under", which was recently recorded and sent to radio by Ivan Parker, has debuted as the #2 song in the nation among all songs in the Top 10 New Releases category. "The Grace That I'm Under", written by Jimmy, is getting heavy airplay all across the country and receiving a great response from Christian radio. "I think people enjoy the song for two reasons", says Jimmy, "One is because people like to be reminded that God's grace is there for them. He's watching over us and taking care of us night and day, even when we don't see it. And also, it's just a fun, upbeat song with a catchy sound." Please call your local gospel music stations today and request "The Grace That I'm Under"!

The tracks are cut and Jimmy has began recording vocals for his upcoming project entitled Things Are Looking Different, set to be released around April. "I'm so excited about this project", says Jimmy, "I feel like this project is going to touch a lot of lives. For this project, God has given me some of the best and most powerful songs that I have ever been blessed to write. Also, it's kind of the first project that I've ever done that I feel really represents who I am as a minister and an artist. It is stylistically different than anything I've done in the past, but I feel that it will definitely reach a greater audience of people. I think people will really be able to relate to the songs as well." All of the songs on this project were written by Jimmy, and he is producing the whole thing from start to finish. Check back for updates and sound clips from the new project!

Gaither Homecoming artist Ivan Parker has just announced that he will be releasing the song "The Grace That I'm Under" to radio as his first single off his new project, Under Grace. Ivan's new project includes two songs written by Jimmy Dooley, including "The Grace That I'm Under" and "I'm Having One of Those Days". For more information on Ivan Parker, please visit

Jimmy is currently in the studio finishing the long awaited project entitled That Was Then, This Is Now. The project will be finished in late January and then released in February. In addition to this Jimmy will be cutting tracks February 3 and 4 for a brand new project which will be released in the late spring. Jimmy will be writing all 12 songs on the project and the project will have a very contemporary country sound... a little different than anything he has recorded in the past. Please check back often for updates on the projects and to hear sound clips of the songs as they become available.

Crossroads Music has recently signed Jimmy Dooley to an exclusive three-year writing agreement for their record company. Crossroads Music is one of the top record companies in the Christian Music industry, working with artists such as The Talley Trio, Ivan Parker, The Kingsmen, The McKameys, Jody Brown Indian Family, Palmetto State Quartet, The Isaacs, Mark Bishop, and many more. Jimmy has already started writing for many of their artists for their upcoming projects and has started co-writing with many of their writers. Be looking for Jimmy's new songs on many of the upcoming projects from Crossroads artists.

Jimmy was recently chosen to be a part of Daywind's "Leaders Of Tomorrow" showcase, held on the main stage Saturday September 17th at 1:15PM at the Kentucky Fair & Expo Center in Louisville, KY. Daywind music has put this event together to showcase the young up-and- coming artists in the gospel music industry. This promises to be an incredible event as the cream of the crop of young artists take the stage together to carry on the tradition of spreading the Gospel through Southern Gospel music. Artists appearing include the Crabb Family, the McRaes, Crossway, the Kingsmen, Mercy’s Mark, Brian Free & Assurance, Crystal River, the Florida Boys, Triumphant Quartet, the Talleys, Hope’s Call, Jody Brown Indian Family, the Nelons, the Christian Brothers Quartet, First Love, the Perrys, Greater Vision, the Hoskins Family, LordSong, Monument Quartet, Palmetto State Quartet, the Hoppers, Paid In Full and the Dixie Echoes. Don't miss this once in a lifetime event!

Jimmy is currently in the process of building a brand new building for a full-service recording studio called Cross Connection Studio. The studio will be equipped with a digital 96-track Pro Tools rig, along with the finest tube processors, outboard gear, and a great selection of microphones. Completion of the new building is expected to be near the end of August. If you would like to record your own project or demo please call 513-947-0217 for your own personal consultation.

The song that was written by Jimmy called "I Told 'Em That I'd Make It" has entered the Singing News Top 50 National Chart at #42. The song has been charted as high as 13 on some charts across the country and is getting heavy airplay all over the country. Please pray that God will continue to use this song to minister and encourage people all over.

Jimmy's song, "I Told 'Em That I'd Make It", recorded by The Galloways of Nashville (, has recently debuted at #5 on the top 10 National New Releases. The song is getting a lot of attention from fans and DJs alike. "This song was really a song about my testimony," says Jimmy, "A lot of people said I wouldn't make it. A few years ago even my doctors said I wouldn't make it. However, to make a long story short, I'm still here so I've made it!" Earl Galloway said this song has been a blessing to many people and seems to go over as one of their best songs during live appearances.