Jason Nelson's 'Forever' Tops Gospel Airplay Chart


Plus, Koryn Hawthorne’s reign continues, and Erica and Warryn Campbell have new chart ‘life.’

Jason Nelson's "Forever" hops Four-1 on Billboard's Gospel Airplay chart (dated Oct. 6), growing by 10 % in performs within the week ending Sept. 30, in line with Nielsen Music.

"Forever," co-written by Nelson, is the singer-songwriter's third No. 1 and second in a row. It follows "I Am," which dominated Gospel Airplay for six weeks in 2015. Israel & New Breed's "It's Not Over (When God Is in It)," that includes Nelson and James Fortune, led for 11 weeks in 2013.

Nelson has hit the Gospel Airplay high 5 in every of his 5 visits. Beyond his three No. 1s, his first entry, "Shifting the Atmosphere," reached No. 2 in 2012 and "Nothing Without You" rose to No. 5 in 2013.

On the streaming, airplay and sales-based Hot Gospel Songs chart, "Forever" leaps 6-2 for a brand new peak.

"WON'T" LEADS STREAMING: Koryn Hawthorne's "Won't He Do It" guidelines Hot Gospel Songs for a 29th week. It additionally rises Three-1 on Gospel Streaming Songs, the place it leads for its first week, changing into Hawthorne's first No. 1. The track reigns with a seven % surge to 1.2 million U.S. streams within the week ending Sept. 27 (up seven %).

With 29 frames at No. 1 on Hot Gospel Songs, "Won't" strikes right into a tie because the third-longest-ruling hit with James Fortune & FIYA's "I Trust You" (2008-09). Marvin Sapp's "Never Would Have Made It" dominated for a file 46 weeks beginning in August 2007, whereas Kirk Franklin's "Wanna Be Happy" led for 45 frames beginning in September 2015.

"LIFE" BEGINS: Erica Campbell and Warryn Campbell's new single "All of My Life" flies onto Hot Gospel Songs at No. Three. It enters Gospel Digital Song Sales at No. 1 (2,000 offered) and Gospel Airplay at No. 22.

The first duet for the husband-and-wife staff marks the fifth Hot Gospel Songs high 10 for Erica Campbell, whose sum consists of her lone No. 1, 2015's "I Luh God," that includes Big Shizz.

For Warryn Campbell, an achieved producer, "Life" is his second Hot Gospel Songs entry and first high 10. He beforehand visited the survey in 2006 with the No. 40 peaking "… All Day," by The William Murphy Project that includes Warryn (then billed as Warryn "Baby Dub" Campbell).