Billboard Charts

via Hallels: Kelontae Gavin, who was discovered via a viral video of him singing in his high school cafeteria four years ago, is really cooking now. The 19-year old singer’s inaugural album, THE HIGHER EXPERIENCE (MBE/Tyscot Records), debuts at #2 in the May 12th issue of Billboard Top Gospel Albums sales chart. Additionally, the project debuted at […]

via If you’ve ever felt like reaching your goals with little backing was impossible, Maranda Curtis, worship leader at Bishop TD Jakes’ The Potter’s House of Dallas church, is giving you some inspiration. The singer’s independent, self-funded album, The Maranda Experience Volume 1, is topping Billboard charts, proving that hard work, prayer and determination pays off. “This […]

  Rising Star Jermaine Dolly continues to build strong at gospel music radio with the second single, “Come And Knock On Our Door,” lifted from his debut album, “The Dolly Express” (By Any Means Necessary/DarkChild Gospel). Dolly’s second single is currently sitting at #14 on the Billboard Gospel Airplay chart. Jermaine Dolly’s debut album, “The Dolly Express,” will be available in stores […]

Maranatha! Music: Top 25 Praise Songs, 2017 Edition is the best selling Christian album this week.  The set leaps from 6 to 1 on Billboard‘s Top Christian Albums chart (dated Jan. 21).  The set sold 5,000 copies last week. Maranatha! Music displaces WOW Hits 2017, which dips to No. 2 (4,000 sold, down 49 percent). The set has totaled three […]

And the sales are in! Check out what the TOP 5 Gospel Artists sold and see where their albums charted on Billboard’s Top Gospel Album chart below… Hezekiah Walker – “Azusa the Next Generation 2 – Better″ Chart position: #1 First week sales: 4,017 Various Artists – “WOW Gospel 2016″ Chart position: #2 Weekly Sales: 980 / Total Sales: 59,744 […]

And the sales are in! Check out what the TOP 5 Gospel Artists sold and see where their albums charted on Billboard’s Top Gospel Album chart below… Tim Bowman Jr. – “Listen” Chart position: #1 First Week Sales: 2,813 Various Artists – “WOW Gospel 2016″ Chart position: #2 Weekly Sales: 1,925 / Total Sales: 47,602 Kirk Franklin – “Losing My […]

After a decade-long hiatus, Grammy, Dove and Stellar Award-nominated sister trio Virtue is back and strong as ever. The gospel group’s new album Fearless, the first release under their new label, Mixed Bag Entertainment, has stormed Billboard’s Top Gospel Album Charts with an impressive #3 debut. Sisters Ebony Holland, Karima Kibble and Heather Martin told Rolling […]

  With just a taste of new music released digitally, Tasha Cobbs is having an explosive first week of sales as three new songs hold the top three positions on Billboard’s Gospel Digital Songs chart: “Jesus Saves”, “Fill Me Up” and “Overflow” hold the respective first, second and third positions on the chart. “Fill Me […]

J. Moss tops Billboard with new album “Grown Folks Gospel” (EEW Magazine) What a way to rebound. Less than two months ago, GRAMMY ®-winning recording artist and producer J Moss, 42, lost his home in an awful blaze. Today, he is back on top. His new LP, Grown Folks Gospel is the No. 1 Gospel […]

Credit: GETTY Let us have a moment of silence in honor of days gone by when traditional gospel music was the art form dominating the charts. It is undeniable that a shift has taken place and Christian rap, also known as “Holy Hip Hop”—even with all its detractors blasting it—is rising like a Phoenix from […]

It’s taken a decade, but this week proved definitively that Christian rapper Lecrae Moore cannot be ignored. His album Anomaly hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 charts, selling 88,000 copies in its first week, and on Thursday night he performed snippets of his new songs with The Roots on The Tonight Show with Jimmy […]

Hip hop heavyweight  Lecrae collects his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 as his new project,Anomaly opens atop the list. It sold 88,000 copies in the week ending Sept. 14, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It’s also the first chart-topper for Lecrae’s label, Reach Records. Anomaly’s launch is Lecrae’s best sales week, trumping the 72,000-unit […]