Gospel News This Week: LeCrae Breaks Records And Chaka Is Honored

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    The Gospel Albums  this week give us a record  breaking  artist in the number 1 and number 2 positions and Chaka Khan is honored by UNCF.

    Top 10 Albums

    #1 (*) “Rehab- The Overdose”- LeCrae

    #1 (# 2) “Rehab”- LeCrae

    #3 (# 3) “As We Worship: Live”- William McDonnell

    #4 (# 5) “Triumphant”- VaShawn Mitchell

    #5 (#4) “Captured”- Flame

    #6 (*) “Beginnings”- Marvin Sapp

    #7 (#2) “I Believe: Live”- James Fortune & Fiya

    #8 (#6) “Here I am”- Marvin Sapp

    #9 (# 9) “Wow Gospel”- Various Artists

    #10(7) Bishop Alfred & Co-Pastor Suse Owens Present: Greater Mt. Calvary Live


    Top 5 Singles

    # 1 (1) “I Believe” – James Fortune & Fiya

    # 2 (2) “Nobody Greater”- VaShawn Mitchell

    # 3 (4) “I Give Myself Away” (live) – William McDonnell

    #4 (3) “He Wants It All”- forever Jones

    # 5 (5) “I Choose To Worship” Wes Morgan

    ( ) = last week’s position

    *= debut

    On TV

    UNCF–the United Negro College Fund– will broadcast UNCF An Evening of Stars® Tribute to Chaka Khan presented by Target nationally on more than 40 stations in major markets on Saturday, January 29 and on Sunday, January 30 on BET Networks at 10 p.m. ET and WGN America at 3:00 a.m. CT. For a complete list of stations and additional information, visit www.aneveningofstars.org.

    The roster of performers includes Stevie Wonder, Fantasia, Angie Stone, Melanie Fiona, Ledisi, El DeBarge, Estelle, Faith Evans, Ginuwine, Bettye LaVette, Herbie Hancock, Indira Khan and Mark Stevens. The parade of celebrities joining UNCF President and CEO Dr. Michael L. Lomax in celebrating Khan’s career include Mo’Nique, Akon, LeVar Burton, Kim Coles, Taraji P. Henson, Quincy Jones, Tom Joyner, CNN’s Soledad O’Brien, Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker, Amber Riley, Bobb’e J. Thompson, Tracie Thoms, Access Hollywood’s Shaun Robinson, Lauren Vélez and a special taped appearance by Mary J. Blige.

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