What started as a nearly nine-minute album cut has become one of the biggest singles in the Christian format. Hillsong United's "Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)" is logging its ninth week atop Billboard's Christian Songs chart. Last week, it became the 11-year-old tally's first chart-topper to break into the Billboard Hot 100, where it rises 99-98 this week. It has sold 367,000 downloads overall, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

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