tobyMac's 'The Elements' Enters Top Christian Albums Chart at No. 1

tobyMac's 'The Elements' Enters Top Christian Albums Chart at No. 1


Plus, Micah Tyler and Sanctus Real add new high 10s.

tobyMac's The Elements debuts at No. 1 on Streets Talkin's Top Christian Albums chart (dated Oct. 27), incomes 22,000 equal album models within the week ending Oct. 18, in response to Nielsen Music. Of that complete sum, 18,000 are from conventional album gross sales.

Elements enters as tobyMac's fifth Top Christian Albums No. 1, amongst 10 high 10s, with every of his leaders arriving within the penthouse. It follows This Is Not a Test, in 2015; Eye on It (2012); Tonight (2010); and Portable Sounds (2007).

tobyMac co-produced the 11-track Elements with Bryan Fowler and David Garcia, the latter of whom who co-produced Carrie Underwood's new album, Cry Pretty.

Elements lead single "I Just Need U" debuted atop Streets Talkin's airplay, streaming and sales-fueled Hot Christian Songs chart again on Jan. 20, changing into tobyMac's sixth No. 1 on the tally and his first to reach on high. "U" additionally dominated Christian Airplay for 2 weeks starting March 31.

Second Elements single "Everything" bumps 7-6 for a brand new peak on Hot Christian Songs. On Christian Airplay, it pushes 6-5, growing by 10 p.c to eight.2 million viewers impressions within the week ending Oct. 23.

In between Elements and Test, tobyMac launched Hits Deep Live, that includes tracks recorded on his 2016 tour. The set debuted and peaked at No. 13 that December. Light of Christmas, a set of previously-released vacation fare, adopted, reaching No. 31 final November.

tobyMac first appeared on Top Christian Albums in 2001 with Momentum, which debuted at its No. eight peak.

TYLER TOP 10: Singer-songwriter Micah Tyler earns his third complete and consecutive Hot Christian Songs high 10, as "Even Then" darts 12-9. The monitor climbs 9-7 on Christian Airplay (7.1 million in viewers, up lower than 1 p.c) and positive factors by 5 p.c to 452,000 U.S. streams.

Tyler beforehand hit the Hot Christian Songs high 10 with "Different," which reached No. 7 in January, and "Never Been a Moment" (No. 6, April 2017).

REAL GOOD NEWS: Plus, Toledo, Ohio-based band Sanctus Real earns its fifth Christian Airplay high 10, as "Confidence" completes a report 36-week journey to the tier, lifting 12-9 (6.6 million, up four p.c). It passes the 32-week trek to the highest 10 for one sonic society's "Great Are You Lord" in 2016.