Written by: Nakiyah Hayling
BILLBOARD.COM chronicles the top selling albums in music each week. So we’re bringing this info about the Gospel music genre to your fingertips each week, right here. We will highlight the Top 5 Gospel Albums & The Top 5 Gospel Songs!
For the week of March 2nd, 2013
TOP 5 GOSPEL ALBUMS
1. “WOW Gospel 2013: 30 of the Year’s Top Gospel Artists And Songs” Various Artists-RCA Inspiration
RCA Inspiration’s popular compilation is dominating the Billboard Chart at the #1 spot for the 3rd consecutive week. Some of Gospel’s premier songs from 2012 are featured on the compilation. It’s a deluxe edition that is accompanied by a DVD of videos of featured songs on the project.
2. “Best Days” Tamela Mann
Tamela Mann climbed up to the #2 spot this week with her chart topping album.
3. “Gravity” Lecrae
Lecrae’s “Gravity” has re-appeared in the top 5 this week. Lecrae’s success is certainly an inspiration to the Christian Hip Hop community, and we’re looking for more from him in the coming months.
4. ”Grace” Tasha Cobbs
Tasha Cobbs burst on the scene with her hit single “Happy” in 2010 and has created a demand for her song among Gospel music lovers.
5. ”God Chaser” William Murphy
William Murphy’s “God Chaser” rounds out the top 5 this week.
TOP 5 GOSPEL SONGS
1.” It’s Not Over (When God Is In It)” Israel & New Breed ft. James Fortune & Jason Nelson
2. ”Take Me To The King” - Tamela Mann
3.”Hold On”- James Fortune & FIYA ft. Monica and Fred Hammond
4. “Life & Favor” - John P. Kee & New Life
5. “Awesome” - Charles Jenkins & Fellowship Chicago
Check In weekly for a list of the Top 5 Gospel albums and Top 5 Gospel Songs in Gospel music courtesy of Billboard.com