Matthew West Scores #6 Hot Christian Songs #1 With “Me on Your Mind” – Billboard


Matthew West’s “Me on Your Mind” climbs to No. 1 on Billboardfrom the Hot Christian Songs survey based on streaming, live streaming and sales, dated August 13.

The 45-year-old Nashville-based singer-songwriter scored his first Hot Christian Songs No. 1 with “More,” which reigned for four frames beginning in March 2004. He also led with “You Are Everything” (eight, early March 2008); “The Requests” (April 14, 2009); and “Give This Christmas Away” (one, holiday season 2009-10).

West’s latest hit the Hot Christian Songs penthouse with 9.2 million radio audience impressions, according to Luminate. He passed Christian Airplay the previous two weeks, becoming his 12th leader on the list. The song also drew 909,000 US streams during the tracking week.

“I’m so grateful to have the chance to make music that I believe in,” West said. Billboard during the coronation Christian Airplay of the song.

As West rings in his sixth Hot Christian Songs frontman, he’s the most prominent standout since the chart’s launch in June 2003, tying the hauls of Jeremy Camp, tobyMac and Chris Tomlin. Of all the artists, these acts and the group Third Day, also with six, trail only MercyMe, with 13, and Casting Crowns, with nine. (Next, Lauren Daigle leads all women with five No. 1s.)

Williams, Blanca and Dante Bowe in the top 10

Zach Williams makes his highest Hot Christian Songs debut as “Heart of God” climbs to No. 9, becoming his seventh top 10 and the first to debut on the level.

Released on July 29, the song, which Williams co-wrote, sold 1,000 downloads in the week ending August 4 and topped Christian digital song sales, becoming her fourth No. also attracted 1.8 million streams and entered Christian Streaming Songs at No. 8, where it was Williams’ fourth top 10 and also her first start in the region. On Christian Airplay, the song ranks 34th with 838,000 impressions.

Williams has two Hot Christian Songs No. 1: her debut hit “Chain Breaker,” which topped for nine weeks from November 2016, and “Old Church Choir” (one week, November 2017).

Also on Hot Christian Songs, “The Healing” by Blanca and Dante Bowe pushes 12-10. It ranks 10th on Christian Airplay (5.1 million, up 1%) and has attracted 866,000 streams.

Blanca (last name Callahan) earns her second Hot Christian Songs top 10, among 10 appearances. On its first visit, “Press On” reached No. 7 in 2014.

Maverick City Music member Bowe also releases his second solo Hot Christian Songs top 10, following his starring tour, with Chandler Moore, on Elevation Worship and Maverick City Music’s “Wait on You” (#9, May 2021) .


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