Maverick City and Elevation Worship top Christian and Gospel Charts on Billboard plus break record.
Looking for new music this season? Well, we need you to feast on the new joint album by Maverick City and Elevation Worship. The duo nabbed yet another number one on the Billboard charts with record 'Old Church Basement'. The album also set a new worldwide record for the most first day streams for a Christian & Gospel album on Apple Music and broke the U.S. record for the most streams in a day for an album by a Christian group on Spotify!
The All Star album features the likes of Dante Bowe, Chandler Moore, Naomi Raine, Joe L. Barnes, Aaron Moses, Brandon Lake, Tiffany Hudson, Amanda Lindsey Cook, and more.
"Where were you when you learned to worship God? That's your old church basement. It wasn't just a room, it was a place in YOU. It's where you learned that an encounter with God can lift you above your circumstances. May this reading plan reignite in you a love for God's presence. May it remind you of who God is, what He's done, and what He'll continue to do"
Old Church Basement the collaborative live album was released on April 30, 2021, via Elevation Worship Records alongside Provident Label Group. Old Church Basement is supported by "Jireh", "Talking to Jesus", and "Wait on You", which were released as promotional singles. "Jireh" debuted at No. 10 on the US Hot Christian Songs chart and atop the Hot Gospel Songs chart. "Talking to Jesus" debuted at No. 9 on the Hot Christian Songs chart and atop the Hot Gospel Songs chart. "Wait on You" also debuted at No. 9 on the Hot Christian Songs chart and atop the Hot Gospel Songs chart.
In other news Maverick City confirmed their local tour and Florida has already sold out. They are also confirmed as Billboard Music Finalists for their previous albums Maverick City Vol. 1 and two which earned them multiple Billboard No. 1 albums and singles, Dove Award nominations, 250 million streams across platforms, and a huge following on youtube with more than a million subscribers.
1. Old Church Basement (feat. Dante Bowe)
2. Jireh (feat. Chandler Moore & Naomi Raine)
3. Talking To Jesus (feat. Brandon Lake)
4. Wait On You (feat. Dante Bowe & Chandler Moore)
5. Wait On You (Reprise) [feat. Dante Bowe & Chandler Moore]
6. Million Little Miracles (feat. Joe L Barnes)
7. Shall Not Want (feat. Chandler Moore)
8. Come Again (feat. Brandon Lake & Chandler Moore)
9. Used To This (feat. Naomi Raine & Brandon Lake)
10. Names (feat. Tiffany Hudson)
11. Mercy (feat. Chris Brown)
12. Before and After (feat. Amanda Lindsey Cook)
13. Build Your Church (feat. Naomi Raine & Chris Brown) '
Elevation also became Billboard finalists with their hit songs 'The Blessing' which was the pandemic anthem in 2020 and 'Graves to Gardens'
They weighed in on the special moment below:
'Feeling really thankful this week, and one of the reasons is finding out we were finalists for this year’s Billboard Music Awards! We are blown away by how God has used these songs over the past year, and couldn’t be more grateful to all of you who played a part by sharing them - a song, video or lyric - with someone who needed it. We love you'