Nigerian highly celebrated worship leader ‘Sinach’ Makes History!! Become the first African to top the Billboard Christian Songwriters Chart.
Her song ‘Waymaker,’ originally released in 2016, recently gained massive popularity following performances by “Leeland”, “Elevation Worship” and other Christian rock bands across the globe.
Other songwriters on the list are Jason Ingram, Matthew West, Lauren Daigle, Chris Brown, Steven Furtick, Jeff Pardo, Paul Mabury, Hank Bentley and Ethan Hulse.
Sinach took to Twitter on Wednesday to share the good news.
So apparently We have been No 1 on billboard USA for Christian song writer for 7 weeks !! Look at God!! First Black person 😳😳😳😳😳😳
First from Africa … So grateful to God!! Thank you @billboard #loveworld❤️ @joe_egbu 💕💕 @integritymusic #waymaker #sponsoredbygrace pic.twitter.com/XfarPtlIGX
— Sinach (@sinach) May 5, 2020
Sinach, is a senior worship leader at Loveworld Ministries (Christ Embassy) and is known for hit songs including `Way Maker,’ `He Did it Again,’ `I know who I Am,’ among others.
The Billboard USA is the music industry standard record chart for songs published weekly by Billboard magazine. The chart rankings are based on sales (both online and physical), radio play and online streaming.
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