Mandisa & tobyMac Hit Top 10 on Hot Christian Songs Chart
The former "American Idol" contestant breaks the record for the most top 10s among women.
Mandisa's "Bleed the Same," featuring tobyMac, hits the top 10 on Billboard's Hot Christian Songs chart (dated Jan. 27), rising 11-10. The song also bullets at No. 10 on Christian Airplay, increasing 3 percent to 5 million audience impressions, and gains by 13 percent to 2,000 downloads sold, according to Nielsen Music.
tobyMac earns his 20th Hot Christian Songs top 10, a week after "I Just Need U." debuted as his sixth No. 1 (it falls to No. 8 in its second frame), while Mandisa, who placed ninth on American Idol's 2006 season, breaks a tie for the most top 10s among women, 11, passing Francesca Battistelli. Among all artists, Chris Tomlin reigns with 26 top 10s.
In other news about format veteran Tomlin, his new single "Resurrection Power" enters Hot Christian Songs at No. 19, sparked by sales of 3,000 downloads, as it arrives at No. 6 on Christian Digital Song Sales, marking his 16th top 10. It also flies 41-29 in its second week on Christian Airplay, surging 128 percent to 1 million impressions.
Plus, Christian pop/worship artist Tauren Wells collects his third Christian Airplay top 10, as "When We Pray" lifts 11-9 (5 million, up 6 percent). The song follows his twin No. 8 hits "Hills and Valleys," in July 2017, and Crowder's "All My Hope," on which he's featured, in December.