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Holy Hip Hop #1 Again!

Holy Hip Hop #1 Again!


By Sarah Hearn

There’s someone new at the top of the Billboard Gospel charts this week. W.L.A.K. (We Live As Kings) takes the #1 spot with their self-titled debut album. The holy hip hop group includes Swoope, Christon Gray, Alex Faith & Dre Murray. The rankings were announced today, March 14.

"WOW Gospel 2013" moves to the #2 spot. Tamela Mann’s “Best Days” is #3, Tasha Cobbs is #4 with “Grace” and Lecrae takes the #5 spot with “Gravity.”

Albums on the rise this week including J Moss’ “V4: The Other Side of Victory" is #15, Creflo Dollar’s “S.E.R.M.O.N.S.” climbs to #16 and Jonathan McReynolds is #23 with “Life Music.” Anthony Brown & Group TherAPy make a move upward and are at #38 with their self-titled album.

On the Gospel Songs chart, Tamela Mann is still #1 with “Take Me to the King” and Jekalyn Carr climbs to #7 with “Greater is Coming.” In its second week on the chart, Tye Tribbett’s “He Did It Before (Same God)” is at #20.

1. “W.L.A.K.”- W.L.A.K.
2. “WOW Gospel 2013”-Various
3. “Best Days”-Tamela Mann
4. “Grace”-Tasha Cobbs
5. “Gravity”-Lecrea
6. “Identity”-James Fortune
7. “Go Get It”-Mary Mary
8. “Bless This House”-Kurt Carr
9. “God Chaser”-William Murphy
10. “Jesus at the Center”- Israel & New Breed


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