Australian mega church worship team Hillsong Worship earns their first #1 song on Billboard Hot Christian Songs chart. “What a Beautiful Name,” a song co-writtten and performed by Brooke Fraser is #1 song this week as it climbs from 2 to 1.
The track holds at No. 2 on Christian Digital Song Sales (8,000 sold, down 4 percent, according to Nielsen Music) and lifts 7-6 on Christian Streaming Songs (1.2 million U.S. streams, up 1 percent), and 12-11 on Christian Airplay (6.5 million in audience, up 9 percent). While Hillsong Worship earns its first Hot Christian Songs leader, sister act Hillsong United (which shares personnel) remains at No. 4 with “Oceans (Where Feet May Fail),” which led the chart for a record 61 weeks.
With a catalog sung by an estimated 50 million people worldwide each week, Hillsong Worship is passionate about equipping and mobilizing believers everywhere with Christ-centered songs of God-glorifying worship for the building of the Church. For almost three decades Hillsong Worship has served people across nations and generations, travelling the world leading diverse expressions of the Church in the worship of Jesus. By God’s grace it’s “local church” worship songs such as “Shout To The Lord,” “Mighty To Save,” “Hosanna,” “Cornerstone,” “Forever Reign,” “Broken Vessels” and “This I Believe (The Creed)” have become the songs of local churches all over the globe, in addition to finding a place in the personal devotion of individual believers everywhere. Their latest, let there be light., is available now.
source: Timothy Yap/Hallels.com