"American Prodigal" arrives as his second solo leader. Plus, For King & Country crowns Christian Airplay.
American Prodigal, the second solo album from Crowder (aka, David Crowder, former frontman of David Crowder Band) starts at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Christian Albums chart (dated Oct. 15) with 20,000 copies sold in its first week, according to Nielsen Music. The set follows Crowder's maiden solo LP, Neon Steeple, which arrived at No. 1 on June 14, 2014 (22,000).
"Having [my] first two solo albums debut at No. 1 is affirming," Crowder says. "It's special to see a thing you have given so much of yourself to connecting with folks.
"American Prodigal is my favorite album I've been a part of and seeing the response to it has me lit."