We the Kingdom‘s new studio set storms into No. 2 on Billboard‘s Top Christian Albums chart dated Oct. 1. Published Sept. 16, the self-titled set earned 5,000 equivalent album units, with 4,000 in album sales, in its first tracking week ending September. 22, according to Luminate.
The rank marks a career high for the band, which includes brothers Ed and Scott Cash, the former’s daughter Franni and son Martin, and friend Andrew Bergthold.
The LP is the group’s fourth entry on Top Christian Albums, and its third top five title. EP Lives in the Steering House reached no. 3 in April 2020, followed by the act’s first studio LP, Holy waterwhich opened at its No. 4 high in August 2020. Plus the group’s holiday EP A family Christmas bowed and peaked at No. 44 in January.
The new compilation’s lead single, “Miracle Power,” rises 20-19 for a new Christian Airplay best, up 1% to 2.7 million audience impressions. On the streaming, airplay and sales-based Hot Christian Songs chart, it also pushes 18-17 a new high, powered by 594,000 official streams in the US
The group has reached three Hot Christian Songs top 10s, starting with its top hit, “Holy Water” (No. 2, February 2020). It returned to the region with “God So Love”, featuring Bear Rinehart (No. 4, October 2020) and “Child of Love” (No. 5, July 2021).
We the Kingdom is in the midst of its 23-city co-headlining tour with Cory Asbury. The trip ends Nov. 6 in Atlanta.