According to a report from Billboard.com, Kanye West’s faith-based document, Jesus Is King, broke information this previous weekend on Billboard’s Hot Christian Songs in addition to the Hot Gospel Song charts. His first spiritual album, Jesus Is King, is likely one of the largest information of all time by way of faith-based albums, particularly on the 2 aforementioned charts.
In its first week, which ended on the 31st of October, Kanye’s new document hit primary on the Top Christian Albums in addition to the Top Gospel Albums, incomes 264,000 equal gross sales in whole, claims Nielsen Music.
Furthermore, it’s now sitting atop the Billboard 200, the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, the Top Rap Albums, in addition to the opposite two charts. It’s going to be the primary document ever to rule the entire aforementioned charts.
This makes West a record-breaker in yet one more approach, contemplating he was capable of prime the Top 10 on Hot Christian Songs in addition to Hot Gospel Songs. Similar to different rating programs, the 2 charts, which have been began again in 2003 and 2005, rely gross sales, airplay, and streaming information.
Jesus Is King has additionally taken practically each spot on the Hot Gospel Songs as effectively. Some of the opposite artists to be on prime of those charts together with Chris Tomlin, Mercy Me, Casting Crowns, in addition to Jordan Smith. Initially, because of Kanye’s controversial advertising fashion, followers weren’t solely satisfied he can be making gospel music as he had beforehand said.
Insiders who spoke with a number of publications said that the rapper wouldn’t be performing conventional rap music any extra, and as an alternative, can be making gospel music solely. Moreover, sources said he wouldn’t be performing his previous songs both until he modified the lyrics to suit his new outlook.
Last 12 months, Kanye sparked much more controversy for supporting the president, Donald Trump, which sparked the ire of practically all people within the leisure trade, however particularly within the hip-hop and the black neighborhood.
Kanye even appeared on TMZ Live in addition to Saturday Night Live to elucidate why he was supporting the Republicans.