Singer-songwriter Lauren Daigle returns to No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Christian Albums chart (dated Sept. 16) along with her self-titled set, now obtainable as a deluxe model that provides 13 tracks to the unique 10-song album.
Lauren Daigle arrived atop the survey on the record dated Could 27 with 25,000 equal album models, changing into her fourth chief. After the deluxe version was launched Sept. 8, the set (with each variations mixed into one chart itemizing) rebounds 5-1 for its second week on prime. It earned 13,000 equal album models (up 388%), with 8,000 in album gross sales, Sept. 8-14, in line with Luminate. On the all-genre Billboard 200, it re-enters at No. 79, after it opened at its No. 21 excessive in Could.
The total LP, which pairs Daigle with producer Mike Elizondo for the primary time, is her first by way of Atlantic Data, with which her longtime label, Centricity, fashioned a partnership in January 2022.
“It took each ounce of me to not explode the key of a second half,” Daigle tells Billboard. “I’ve treasured and saved up this document in my coronary heart for fairly a while. I had the privilege of making with Mike Elizondo and a number of extremely proficient writers who made these songs come to life. Since Could, the staff has helped pave a method for this music to be heard and I’m deeply grateful that individuals listened. I at all times say that moments like this take a village. Hats off to all. Hold sharing the love and the music … it’s what makes this music world go round!”
Daigle had final launched new music with Look Up Youngster, which opened on the High Christian Albums apex in September 2018 and proceeded to ring up a document 102 frames at No. 1. It was bolstered by the crossover smash “You Say,” which dominated the streaming-, airplay- and sales-based Sizzling Christian Songs chart for an additionally unprecedented 132 weeks beginning in July 2018.
The primary single from Daigle’s eponymous LP, “Thank God I Do,” guidelines Sizzling Christian Songs survey for a nineteenth week, having grow to be her sixth chief in Could. It tallied 6.1 million in all-format airplay, 2.2 million streams and 1,000 downloads offered throughout the monitoring week. It additionally leads Christian Digital Music Gross sales for a twenty third week. It topped Christian Airplay for every week in July, giving the Lafayette, La., native her fifth chart-topper (and reached the highest 15 on each Grownup Modern and Grownup Pop Airplay).
The LP’s sophomore single, “These Are the Days,” pushes 24-23 for a brand new excessive on Christian Airplay (987,000, up 38%). On Sizzling Christian Songs, it hops 43-29, after hitting No. 21 in Could.