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Crowder’s at Home Atop the Christian Airplay Chart With ‘In the House’

Plus, Dante Bowe scores his first Gospel Airplay leader with "Joyful."

Crowder, aka singer-songwriter David Crowder, banks his fourth No. 1 on Billboard‘s Christian Airplay chart (dated Feb. 26) with “In the House.” The song gained by 5% to 9.8 million audience impressions in the week ending Feb. 20, according to MRC Data.

Crowder co-wrote “House” with Ben Glover and Jeff Sojka. The song is from his album Milk and Honey, which debuted at No. 1 on Top Christian Albums last June, becoming his third leader.

“House” is the second single and second Christian Airplay No. 1 from Milk and Honey, after launch single “Good God Almighty” reigned for five weeks beginning last May, becoming Crowder’s longest leading No. 1 so far. His first chart-topper, “Come as You Are,” dominated for two weeks in March 2015 and “All My Hope” led for two frames in March 2018.

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“House” concurrently pushes 6-4 for a new high on Billboard‘s multi-metric Hot Christian Songs chart. In addition to its airplay, the track drew 1.2 million U.S. streams in the tracking week.

‘JOYFUL’ NEWS Dante Bowe, a member of Christian and gospel collectives Bethel Music and Maverick City Music, scores his first solo Gospel Airplay No. 1, in his rookie appearance on his own, with “Joyful.”

The song, which Bowe wrote with Ben Schofield, increased by 5% in plays in the tracking week.

While the single is Bowe’s first solo Gospel Airplay entry, he’s made five solo appearances on Christian Airplay. “Joyful,” which has been promoted to both Christian and gospel radio peaked at a personal-best No. 12 last August.

Meanwhile, as Bowe tops Gospel Airplay, Maverick City Music’s “Jireh,” with Elevation Worship and featuring Chandler Moore and Naomi Raine, rises to a new No. 3 high on the survey.

Additionally, Bowe is the second artist in 2022 to top Gospel Airplay in a first appearance, after Karima, whose “Redeemer” ruled for two weeks in January in her first visit to the chart. Before Bowe, Melvin Crispell, III became the most recent male to achieve the feat, with “Wonderful Is Your Name” for a week last August.