Listen to the new album by Katie Lighty!
Listen to the new album by Katie Lighty!

JfH OLD Music News

NEW ALBUMS FROM UNDEROATH, CHRIS TOMLIN DEBUT IN BILLBOARD'S TOP 10

First time since 1997 two Christian albums claim top 10 debuts in same week


   


NEWS SOURCE: GMA
September 12, 2008

For the time since 1997, two Christian albums debuted in the top 10 of Billboard's Top 200 albums chart as Underoath's Lost In The Sound Of Separation (Tooth & Nail Records) claimed the No. 8 spot and Chris Tomlin's Hello Love (sixsteps/Sparrow Records) came in at No. 9 (for the week ending Sept. 7).

In its first week of release, Lost In The Sound Of Separation, Underoath's latest studio album, sold more than 56,000 units. This marks the band's second Billboard top 10 debut, as their 2006 project, Define The Great Line, debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard Top 200 albums chart when it was released in June 2006.

Tomlin's Hello Love is his fifth studio album and its first week sales of more than 51,000 units and the No. 9 debut are both career highs for him. Additionally, Hello Love claimed the top spot on the iTunes Christian & Gospel Albums Chart and rose to No. 2 on iTunes' Top Albums Chart, making it the highest charting debut for any album in the Christian music industry, according to a label press release.

This marks just the second time since the inception of Christian SoundScan in July 1995 that two Christian albums debuted in the top 10 of the Billboard Top 200. The only other time was when in Sept. 1997 when LeAnn Rimes' You Light Up My Life (Curb Records) claimed the top spot and Amy Grant's Behind The Eyes (Myrrh Records) came in at No. 8 for the week ending Sept. 14, 1997.

###

 

 

News Report Archives

[2020]
Jan. | Feb. | March | April | May | June | July | Aug. | Sept. | Oct. | Nov. | Dec.

[2019]
Jan. | Feb. | March | April | May | June | July | Aug. | Sept. | Oct. | Nov. | Dec.

[2001 - 2018]
Visit our complete MUSIC NEWS ARCHIVE

 



Return to Main News Page

 


(JFH Sponsor Spot)

 

 

 

           
Listen to the new album from Jack Izaak!

Search JFH



This Monday, August 3, 2020
Jonah Fear (feat. Anomaly) - Single (independent)


This Friday, August 7, 2020
Various Artists Songs We've Been Trying to Tell You About (And Others We Haven't), Volume 9 [JFH Music]
Apollo LTD Patience - Single [Centricity]
Disciple Darkness Dies - Single [Tooth & Nail]
Grandpa Loves Rhinos Searching in the Sarchasm [Indie Vision Music]
Jason Gray Glory Days - Single [Centricity]
Coby James Whatever - Single [Centricity]
Lydia Laird Lydia Laird - EP [Provident]
North Point Worship Praise Your Name [Centricity]
John Schlitt Go Vinyl [4K]
We The Kingdom Holy Water [Capitol CMG]


Next Thursday, August 13, 2020
Various Artists Songs We've Been Trying to Tell You About (And Others We Haven't), Volume 9 [JFH Music]


Next Friday, August 14, 2020
Apollo LTD Patience - Single [Centricity]
Disciple Darkness Dies - Single [Tooth & Nail]
Grandpa Loves Rhinos Searching in the Sarchasm [Indie Vision Music]
Jason Gray Glory Days - Single [Centricity]
Coby James Whatever - Single [Centricity]
Lydia Laird Lydia Laird - EP [Provident]
North Point Worship Praise Your Name [Centricity]
John Schlitt Go Vinyl [4K]
We The Kingdom Holy Water [Capitol CMG]


For all release dates, click here!
 



Listen to the new single from Melanie Waldman!




Listen to the new album from The Grace Collective!