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For King & Country, Lauren Daigle Debut New Tracks on Hot Christian Songs Chart

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The duo's "Relate" and Daigle's "Tremble" arrive at Nos. 15 and 17, respectively.

For King & Country, the duo of brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone, bounds onto Billboard's Aug. 21-dated Hot Christian Songs chart, which blends airplay, sales and streaming data, with "Relate" at No. 15.

The pair claims its 31st entry on the chart, a sum that includes 16 top 10s.

The song, released Aug. 6 and set to be included on the act's upcoming album, hauled in 1.1 million U.S. streams in the week ending Aug. 12, according to MRC Data, and opens at No. 22 on Christian Streaming Songs.

"Relate" also sold 3,300 downloads and enters Christian Digital Song Sales at No. 4. For King & Country adds its 18th top 10 on the tally.

On Christian Airplay, "Relate" rises 46-36 with 600,000 impressions in the week ending Aug. 15.

For King & Country has rolled up nine Christian Airplay leaders, among 14 top 10s. "Amen" became the twosome's ninth No. 1 in July. It also marked the act's record-extending sixth consecutive leader (counting songs promoted to radio).

Daigle debuts: Plus, Lauren Daigle's "Tremble" arrives on Hot Christian Songs at No. 17, marking her 37th entry. She has notched five No. 1s among 14 top 10s.

The song is not yet being promoted to radio or an album, although Daigle has regularly performed it in concert. It was recorded in September 2019 at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles.

"Tremble" starts with 1.2 million streams and 3,300 downloads sold and bows on Christian Digital Song Sales at No. 3, granting Daigle her 13th top 10.

Meanwhile, two Daigle tracks remain inside the Hot Christian Songs top five. Her multi-genre smash "You Say" holds at No. 2 in its 158th week on the ranking, after having spent a record 132 frames at No. 1 starting in July 2018, and "Hold on to Me" ranks at No. 5 after reaching No. 1 in June, becoming her fifth leader.