Entertainment One Music (eOne Music) continues to highlight the best in gospel today, with the ongoing success of the chart-topping compilation album Billboard #1 Gospel Hits. Hosting a celebration of gospel music’s greatest #1 hits from this past decade in Washington DC, eOne Music welcomed a crowded turnout of fans and tastemakers to the Busboys and Poets at Hyattsville on Tuesday March 17th.
Award-winning gospel superstars Ricky Dillard, William McDowell and VaShawn Mitchell, whose #1 hits are featured on the album, made a splash with fans joining them in the Billboard #1 Gospel Hits album celebration.
[Ricky Dillard, Gabriella Jones, VaShawn Mitchell, William McDowell]
The Billboard #1 Gospel Hits album, which debuted at #1 atop Billboard’s Gospel Albums chart and Billboard Top Christian & Gospel Albums chart, includes Ricky Dillard & New G’s record-breaking single “Amazing,” VaShawn Mitchell’s #1 choir ballad “Nobody Greater,” and William McDowell’s “I Won’t Go Back,” as well as Hezekiah Walker’s “Every Praise,” “The Gift” from Donald Lawrence & Co., and more on the double-disc collection. Ricky Dillard & New G’s history-making “Amazing” has been declared the longest running #1 hit on Gospel radio this decade, with both Dillard and McDowell garnering multiple Stellar Awards nominations for their live albums at the upcoming 2015 Stellar Awards.
[Ricky Dillard (left) and Dr. Charles Burt]
The 20-track Billboard #1 Gospel Hits album has remained a top gospel hit on Billboard’s Gospel Albums chart for the past 9 weeks, where it’s currently at #5.
Billboard #1 Gospel Hits is available in stores and online via iTunes and Amazon.