Phil Wickham's eighth album, Hymn Of Heaven (Fair Trade Services) occupies the #1 position on Billboard's Christian Album chart this week. The album moved 6,000 equivalent album units, with 3,000 in album sales, in its first week, ending July 1, according to MRC Data. Hymn of Heaven is Wickham's third #1 album. It is preceded by 2018's Living Hope and 2015's Sing Along 3 -- with Kari Jobe, Shane & Shane and Jeremy Riddle.
"WHAAT?!?!," Wickham responded. "Truly blown away you guys!! Y'all made "Hymn Of Heaven" the number 1 album on the Christian Billboard chart. Thanks so much to all who have been listening to and sharing these songs. What a crazy honor and blessing!"
Hillsong Worship's Brooke Ligertwood offers her congratulations: "Congrats friend. So thankful for the way you serve Christ's church with a pure heart."
Be sure to check out Wicckham's new video for "Hymn of Heaven." The video was filmed at San Diego's First Presbyterian Church. "Beautiful place and amazing crew in my hometown of San Diego, CA. Thanks San Diego First Presbyterian Church for opening up your doors to us! Thanks to @noahrtaher and the video crew for killing it on the vibe! And thanks to @smith_jon for producing and bringing this song to life in the studio."