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Top Christian Albums ranks the most popular Christian albums of the week, as compiled by Nielsen Music, based on multi-metric consumption (blending traditional album sales, track equivalent albums, and streaming equivalent albums).

TOP CHRISTIAN ALBUMS

The week of
9
WEEKS AT NO. 1
10
WEEKS ON CHART
Hymns
Imprint/Promotion Label
Capitol CMG | Farmhouse/Gaither

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1
Joey + Rory Hymns Billboard Top Christian Albums
Hymns
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol CMG | Farmhouse/Gaither
2
Lauren Daigle How Can It Be Billboard Top Christian Albums
How Can It Be
Last
Peak
54  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol CMG | Centricity
3
tobyMac This Is Not A Test Billboard Top Christian Albums
This Is Not A Test
10  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol CMG | ForeFront
4
Bethel Music Have It All: Live At Bethel Church Billboard Top Christian Albums
Have It All: Live At Bethel Church
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bethel
5
newsboys Love Riot Billboard Top Christian Albums
Love Riot
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PLG | Fair Trade
6
Jeremy Camp I Will Follow Billboard Top Christian Albums
I Will Follow
18  Last
Peak
62  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
62
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol CMG | Stolen Pride/Sparrow
7
Various Artists WOW Hits 2016 Billboard Top Christian Albums
WOW Hits 2016
Last
Peak
29  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol CMG | PLG/Curb-Word
8
for KING & COUNTRY RUN WILD. LIVE FREE. LOVE STRONG. Billboard Top Christian Albums
RUN WILD. LIVE FREE. LOVE STRONG.
Last
Peak
83  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
83
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Curb-Word | Fervent
9
Third Day Lead Us Back: Songs Of Worship Billboard Top Christian Albums
Lead Us Back: Songs Of Worship
Last
Peak
59  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
59
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PLG | Essential
10
Various Artists WOW Hits: 20th Anniversary Billboard Top Christian Albums
WOW Hits: 20th Anniversary
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PLG | Curb-Word/Sony Music
11
Danny Gokey Hope In Front Of Me Billboard Top Christian Albums
Hope In Front Of Me
11  Last
Peak
75  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
75
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PLG | BMG
12
Elevation Worship Here As In Heaven Billboard Top Christian Albums
Here As In Heaven
17  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PLG | Elevation Worship/Essential Worship
13
Sevin Purple Heart Billboard Top Christian Albums
Purple Heart
Last
13  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
God Over Money
14
Amy Grant Be Still And Know... Hymns & Faith Billboard Top Christian Albums
Be Still And Know... Hymns & Faith
Last
Peak
41  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol CMG | Amy Grant/Sparrow
15
Casting Crowns Thrive Billboard Top Christian Albums
Thrive
15  Last
Peak
113  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
113
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PLG | Beach Street/Reunion
16
Building 429 Unashamed Billboard Top Christian Albums
Unashamed
49  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PLG | Essential
17
Soundtrack God's Not Dead 2: Music From And Inspired By Original Motion Picture Billboard Top Christian Albums
God's Not Dead 2: Music From And Inspired By Original Motion Picture
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PLG | Fair Trade
18
Hollyn Hollyn (EP) Billboard Top Christian Albums
Hollyn (EP)
41  Last
10  Peak
20  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PLG | Gotee
19
Jesus Culture Let It Echo Billboard Top Christian Albums
Let It Echo
26  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol CMG | Jesus Culture/Sparrow
20
Matthew West Live Forever Billboard Top Christian Albums
Live Forever
14  Last
Peak
45  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol CMG | Sparrow
21
Francesca Battistelli If We're Honest Billboard Top Christian Albums
If We're Honest
21  Last
Peak
104  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
104
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Curb-Word | Fervent
22
Hillsong Worship Open Heaven / River Wild Billboard Top Christian Albums
Open Heaven / River Wild
36  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol CMG | Hillsong/Sparrow
23
Steven Curtis Chapman Worship And Believe Billboard Top Christian Albums
Worship And Believe
27  Last
Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PLG | Essential Worship
24
Hillsong UNITED Empires Billboard Top Christian Albums
Empires
38  Last
Peak
47  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol CMG | Hillsong/Sparrow
25
Rend Collective As Family We Go Billboard Top Christian Albums
As Family We Go
35  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol CMG | Rend Family/Sparrow
26
NF Mansion Billboard Top Christian Albums
Mansion
33  Last
Peak
55  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
55
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol CMG
27
Chris Tomlin Love Ran Red Billboard Top Christian Albums
Love Ran Red
19  Last
Peak
77  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
77
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol CMG | sixsteps/Sparrow
28
Bethel Music We Will Not Be Shaken Billboard Top Christian Albums
We Will Not Be Shaken
25  Last
Peak
65  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
65
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bethel
29
Big Daddy Weave Beautiful Offerings Billboard Top Christian Albums
Beautiful Offerings
31  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Curb-Word | Fervent
30
Various Artists Top 25 Praise Songs: 2016 Edition Billboard Top Christian Albums
Top 25 Praise Songs: 2016 Edition
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol CMG | Maranatha!
31
Casting Crowns A Live Worship Experience Billboard Top Christian Albums
A Live Worship Experience
30  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PLG | Beach Street/Reunion
32
Capital Kings II Billboard Top Christian Albums
II
Last
12  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PLG | Gotee
33
Hillsong Young & Free Youth Revival Billboard Top Christian Albums
Youth Revival
28  Last
Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol CMG | Hillsong/Sparrow
34
Passion Even So Come Billboard Top Christian Albums
Even So Come
43  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol CMG | sixsteps/Sparrow
35
Hawk Nelson Diamonds Billboard Top Christian Albums
Diamonds
34  Last
12  Peak
22  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PLG | Fair Trade
36
Sandi Patty Forever Grateful Billboard Top Christian Albums
Forever Grateful
32  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lucid | Stylos
37
Citizen Way 2.0 Billboard Top Christian Albums
2.0
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PLG | Fair Trade
38
newsboys God's Not Dead: The Greatest Hits Of The newsboys Billboard Top Christian Albums
God's Not Dead: The Greatest Hits Of The newsboys
29  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol CMG | Inpop
39
Matt Maher Saints And Sinners Billboard Top Christian Albums
Saints And Sinners
Last
Peak
45  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PLG | Essential
40
Jason Crabb Whatever The Road Billboard Top Christian Albums
Whatever The Road
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PLG | Reunion
41
Blanca Blanca Billboard Top Christian Albums
Blanca
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Curb-Word
42
Lecrae Church Clothes 3 Billboard Top Christian Albums
Church Clothes 3
23  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reach
43
Plumb Exhale Billboard Top Christian Albums
Exhale
20  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Curb-Word | Curb
44
JJ Weeks Band As Long As We Can Breathe Billboard Top Christian Albums
As Long As We Can Breathe
Last
44  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol CMG | Centricity
45
Jimmy Fortune Hits & Hymns Billboard Top Christian Albums
Hits & Hymns
22  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol CMG | Gaither
46
Gungor One Wild Life: Spirit Billboard Top Christian Albums
One Wild Life: Spirit
42  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hither & Yon
47
7eventh Time Down God Is On The Move Billboard Top Christian Albums
God Is On The Move
Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BEC
48
Sidewalk Prophets Something Different Billboard Top Christian Albums
Something Different
16  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Curb-Word | Fervent
49
Ryan Stevenson Fresh Start Billboard Top Christian Albums
Fresh Start
Last
49  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PLG | Gotee
50
Passion Salvation's Tide Is Rising Billboard Top Christian Albums
Salvation's Tide Is Rising
24  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol CMG | sixsteps/Sparrow
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