Kanye West has been named Billboard’s Top Gospel Artist of 2020 and is additionally the Top Male Gospel Artist of 2020.
The distribution reported Yeezy’s most recent accomplishments on Thursday night, December 3.
On the rundown of performers for the Top Gospel Artist diagram, Kanye beat out Kirk Franklin at No. 2, Tasha Cobbs Leonard at No. 3, Sunday Service Choir at No. 4, Travis Greene at No. 5, Marvin Sapp at No. 6, Kierra Sheard at No. 7, Koryn Hawthorne at No. 8, Maverick City Music at No. 9, and Jonathan McReynolds at No. 10.
Concerning Top Male Gospel Artist, Kanye beat out Kirk Franklin who sits at No. 2, Travis Green at No. 3, Marvin Sapp at No. 4, and Jonathan McReynolds at No. 5.
In the report, Billboard stated:
West’s 2019 collection, his first otherworldly themed set, Jesus Is King, opened on Top Gospel Albums, Top Christian Albums, and the all-classification Billboard 200.
In its initial week on the Nov. 9, 2019, dated records, the set procured 264,000 identical collection units, the greatest week ever for a religious collection. Since its appearance, Jesus Is King has gone through over a year at No. 1 and is the No. 1 collection on the Top Gospel Albums year-end count.
The No. 2 Christian Album of 2020 additionally comes from West’s reality. Jesus Is Born, credited to the Sunday Service Choir (with creation by West), completes in the second place position.
After a day-and-a-portion of following, Jesus Is Born entered Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums graph (dated Jan. 4, 2020) at No. 2 beginning with 6,000 comparable collection units acquired (3,000 in collection deals) in the week finishing Dec. 26, as per Nielsen Music/MRC Data.
Jesus Is Born crested at No. 2 on Top Gospel Albums, not creation it to the highest point simply because West’s own Jesus Is King LP was ruling at No. 1. Sunday Service Choir is likewise the main gospel gathering of 2020.
In the interim, the lead track on Jesus Is King, “Follow God,” is the No. 1 tune of the year on Hot Gospel Songs, which is fueled by streaming, airplay and deals. “Follow God” has gone through over 40 weeks at No. 1. Simultaneously, it is the No. 1 tune on the year-end Gospel Streaming Songs list and No. 2 on Gospel Digital Song Sales.
Besides, West’s “Wash Us in the Blood,” including Travis Scott, is the No. 4 Hot Gospel Songs title of 2020. “Wash Us” began at No. 1 on both Hot Gospel Songs and Hot Christian Songs on the reviews dated July 11. It ruled for about two months on the previous and two edges on the last mentioned. It’s additionally the No. 1 tune of 2020 on Gospel Digital Song Sales.