Kirk Franklin becomes the First Artiste to spend an unprecedented 100 weeks at Number 1 on the Billboard Gospel Songwriter Chart.
Since Billboard launched its Hot 100 Songwriters and Hot 100 Producers charts in June 2019, no artist has ever attained such a milestone as this happened recently, following the week of March 11.
This was possible with the help of 3 Maverick City tracks, ‘Bless Me’, ‘Fear is not My Future’ and ‘Kingdom’.
The 19-time Grammy winner and prolific songwriter had this to say concerning this great achievement:
“As a songwriter, there are few things more gratifying than seeing your work connect with people on a deep level,”.
“To have my music resonate with so many for 100 weeks is truly a humbling experience. I am grateful beyond words to those that love my music for their support and to everyone who has played a part in bringing my music to life.”
Kirk Franklin is no stranger to making history in the Industry across other Gospel charts as He has the second most top five hits, numbering at 15 in total, most career entries on the Gospel Airplay Chart,with 25;
The veteran gospel artist also holds the record for Most No 1s on the Hot Gospel songs chart.
Author: John G-AuRa