1. Hillsong United's New Album Works 'Wonder's

    June 22, 2017 1:55 PM EDT Wonder , the sixth studio album from the worship music collective Hillsong United was released on June 9, topping Billboard ’s Top Christian Albums chart dated July 1, earning 20,000 equivalent albums (with 16,000 in traditional sales) for the week ending June 15, according to Nielsen Music.…

  2. Hillsong Worship Stamps Its 'Name' Atop Hot Christian Songs Chart

    February 16, 2017 12:22 PM EST The collective earns its first leader. Plus Kari Jobe & CeCe Winans' new albums debut. Hillsong Worship 's "What a Beautiful Name" becomes the praise and worship collective's first leader on Billboard 's Hot Christian Songs chart, climbing 2-1 atop the Feb.…

  3. Amanda Cook Serves Up First No. 1 on Top Christian Albums Chart

    October 09, 2015 1:15 PM EDT The Bethel Music singer soars solo. Plus, Hillsong United celebrates a year at No. 1 on Hot Christian Songs & more. Amanda Cook earns her first solo No. 1 on Billboard 's Top Christian Albums chart (dated Oct. 17) as Brave New World bows with 19,000 sold in the week ending Oct. 1,…

  4. Andy Mineo & Hillsong United Lead Christian Charts

    September 30, 2015 4:19 PM EDT The Christian hip-hop star debuts at No. 1 on Top Christian Albums, while the worship group returns to the top of Hot Christian Songs for a record-extending 51st week. Andy Mineo 's Uncomfortable opens at No. 1 on Billboard ’s Top Christian Albums chart (dated Oct. 10), marking his best…

  5. Ask Billboard: The Weird Connections Between Mary Lambert & Madonna

    October 21, 2014 11:05 AM EDT In this week's reader mailbag, yet more odd coincidences connecting Mary Lambert and Madonna; a look at the longest-leading No. 1s ever on Billboard song charts; and hit songs with quirky time signatures. As always, submit questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music…

  6. 2014 Hasn't Been Half Bad

    July 01, 2014 11:45 AM EDT A look at the biggest chart headlines, from Pharrell Williams, Michael Jackson, Iggy Azalea and more, from the first half of 2014 Fourteen chart headlines from the first half of 2014: Katy Perry 's "Dark Horse" (featuring Juicy J) wins the race to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot…