Kanye West’s New Gospel Album is Dominating the Charts.
Of course, Kanye West is not new to making hit records. He is among the most critically acclaimed musicians of the 21st century and one of the best-selling music artists of all time with over 140 million records sold worldwide. Jesus is King is his 9th chart-topping studio album and his 1st Christian-themed project. Released October 25, 2019, it has in it’s first week sold over 264,000 units!
According to Billboard Magazine, the album is in uncharted territory. https://www.billboard.com/video/bbnews110719west-8543038
- #1 – Billboard 200
- #1 – Top R&B / Hip Hop Albums
- #1 – Top Rap Albums
- #1 – Top Christian Albums
- #1 – Top Gospel Albums
Jesus is King is the first album to top all five charts simultaneously! This means, people who don’t listen much (if at all) to Christian music are hearing it’s message. It is my prayer they will develop an interest – not only in gospel music, but in the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
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