List of number-one Billboard Christian Albums

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Christian Albums (formerly named Hot Christian Albums) is a Billboard chart of the best-selling Christian music albums of the week, "ranked by sales data as compiled by Nielsen SoundScan".[1]

Artist milestones

Most number-one albums

Most cumulative weeks at number one

  • Amy Grant (333)
  • WOW series (125)
  • Sandi Patti (112)
  • Michael W. Smith (86)
  • Kirk Franklin (79)
  • Carman (64)
  • Steven Curtis Chapman (62)
  • Casting Crowns (60)
  • MercyMe (59)
  • P.O.D. (54)
  • dc Talk (53)
  • Switchfoot (48)
  • Petra (44)
  • The Imperials (39)

Album milestones

Most weeks at number one

Years

1980

Issue date Album Artist(s) Weeks at No. 1
March 29, 1980 Music Machine Candle 3
April 19, 1980 One More Song For You The Imperials 13
July 19, 1980 My Father's Eyes Amy Grant 4
August 16, 1980 One More Song For You The Imperials 5 (18)
September 20, 1980 Never Alone Amy Grant 9
December 20, 1980 In His Time Praise IV Maranatha Singers 6

1981

Issue date Album Artist(s) Weeks at No. 1
January 3, 1981 In His Time Praise IV Maranatha Singers 3 (9)
January 24, 1981 Best of B.J. Thomas B.J. Thomas 4
February 21, 1981 One More Song for You The Imperials 4 (22)
March 21, 1981 Priority The Imperials 17
July 18, 1981 Praise Five: Glorify Thy Name Maranatha Singers 4
August 15, 1981 In Concert Amy Grant 9
October 17, 1981 Amazing Grace B.J. Thomas 9
December 19, 1981 Joni's Song Joni Eareckson 2

1982

Issue date Album Artist(s) Weeks at No. 1
January 2, 1982 Joni's Song Joni Eareckson 11 (13)
March 20, 1982 Unfailing Love Evie 9
May 22, 1982 I Saw The Lord Dallas Holm 4
June 19, 1981 Amazing Grace B.J. Thomas 4 (13)
July 17, 1982 Age to Age Amy Grant 24

1983

Issue date Album Artist(s) Weeks at No. 1
January 1, 1983 Age to Age Amy Grant 53 (77)

1984

Issue date Album Artist(s) Weeks at No. 1
January 7, 1984 Age to Age Amy Grant 8 (85)
March 3, 1984 Not of this World Petra 4
March 31, 1984 Straight Ahead Amy Grant 40

1985

Issue date Album Artist(s) Weeks at No. 1
January 5, 1985 Straight Ahead Amy Grant 21 (61)
June 1, 1985 Beat the System Petra 12
August 24, 1985 Unguarded Amy Grant 19

1986

Issue date Album Artist(s) Weeks at No. 1
January 4, 1986 Unguarded Amy Grant 17 (36)
May 3, 1986 Morning Like This Sandi Patti 35

1987

Issue date Album Artist(s) Weeks at No. 1
January 3, 1987 Morning Like This Sandi Patti 5 (40)
February 7, 1987 The Collection Amy Grant 12
May 2, 1987 Morning Like This Sandi Patti 4 (44)
May 30, 1987 The Collection Amy Grant 4 (16)
June 27, 1987 Morning Like This Sandi Patti 20 (64)
November 14, 1987 This Means War! Petra 4
December 12, 1987 The Collection Amy Grant 3 (19)

1988

Issue date Album Artist(s) Weeks at No. 1
January 2, 1988 The Collection Amy Grant 6 (25)
February 13, 1988 Morning Like This Sandi Patti 4 (68)
March 12, 1988 This Means War! Petra 4 (8)
April 9, 1988 The Collection Amy Grant 4 (29)
May 7, 1988 Make His Praise Glorious Sandi Patti 16
August 27, 1988 Lead Me On Amy Grant 19

1989

Issue date Album Artist(s) Weeks at No. 1
January 7, 1989 Lead Me On Amy Grant 9 (28)
March 11, 1989 i 2 (EYE) Michael W. Smith 4
April 8, 1989 Lead Me On Amy Grant 8 (36)
June 3, 1989 Sandi Patti and the Friendship Company Sandi Patti 24
November 18, 1989 The Way Home Russ Taff 4
December 16, 1989 Revival in the Land Carman 3

1990

Issue date Album Artist(s) Weeks at No. 1
January 6, 1990 Revival in the Land Carman 31 (34)
August 11, 1990 Beyond Belief Petra 14
November 17, 1990 Go West Young Man Michael W. Smith 7

1991

Issue date Album Artist(s) Weeks at No. 1
January 5, 1991 Go West Young Man Michael W. Smith 9 (16)
March 9, 1991 For the Sake of the Call Steven Curtis Chapman 4
April 6, 1991 Go West Young Man Michael W. Smith 2 (18)
April 20, 1991 Heart in Motion Amy Grant 18
August 24, 1991 Go West Young Man Michael W. Smith 2 (20)
September 7, 1991 Heart in Motion Amy Grant 4 (22)
October 5, 1991 Go West Young Man Michael W. Smith 4 (24)
November 2, 1991 Heart in Motion Amy Grant 6 (28)
December 14, 1991 Addicted To Jesus Carman 3

1992

Issue date Album Artist(s) Weeks at No. 1
January 4, 1992 Addicted To Jesus Carman 9 (12)
March 7, 1992 Unseen Power Petra 2
March 21, 1992 Addicted To Jesus Carman 2 (14)
April 4, 1992 Unseen Power Petra 2 (4)
April 18, 1992 Addicted To Jesus Carman 2 (16)
May 2, 1992 Unseen Power Petra 2 (6)
May 16, 1992 Go West Young Man Michael W. Smith 2 (26)
May 30, 1992 Addicted To Jesus Carman 2 (18)
June 13, 1992 Heart in Motion Amy Grant 2 (30)
June 27, 1992 Addicted To Jesus Carman 2 (20)
July 11, 1992 Heart in Motion Amy Grant 2 (32)
July 25, 1992 The Great Adventure Steven Curtis Chapman 12
October 17, 1992 Change Your World Michael W. Smith 10
December 26, 1992 Home for Christmas Amy Grant 1

1993

Issue date Album Artist(s) Weeks at No. 1
January 2, 1993 Home for Christmas Amy Grant 3 (4)
February 23, 1993 Free at Last dc Talk 22
June 26, 1993 Hope Michael English 4
July 24, 1993 LeVoyage Sandi Patti 2
August 7, 1993 Free at Last dc Talk 2 (24)
August 21, 1993 LeVoyage Sandi Patti 2 (4)
September 4, 1993 Free at Last dc Talk 10 (34)
November 13, 1993 The Standard Carman 2
November 27, 1993 The First Decade Michael W. Smith 5

1994

Issue date Album Artist(s) Weeks at No. 1
January 1, 1994 The First Decade (1983-1993) Michael W. Smith 7 (12)
February 19, 1994 Beyond A Dream Twila Paris 10
April 30, 1994 Free at Last dc Talk 4 (38)
May 28, 1994 Beyond A Dream Twila Paris 6 (16)
July 9, 1994 The Standard Carman 4 (6)
August 6, 1994 Heaven in the Real World Steven Curtis Chapman 18
December 10, 1994 House of Love Amy Grant 2
December 24, 1994 Heaven in the Real World Steven Curtis Chapman 2 (20)

1995

Issue date Album Artist(s) Weeks at No. 1
January 7, 1995 House of Love Amy Grant 2 (4)
January 21, 1995 Heaven in the Real World Steven Curtis Chapman 4 (24)
February 18, 1995 House of Love Amy Grant 8 (12)
April 15, 1995 Kirk Franklin & The Family Kirk Franklin & The Family 14
July 22, 1995 My Utmost for His Highest various artists 7
September 9, 1995 I'll Lead You Home Michael W. Smith 10
November 18, 1995 R.I.O.T. Carman 2
December 2, 1995 I'll Lead You Home Michael W. Smith 1 (11)
December 9, 1995 Jesus Freak dc Talk 4

1996

Issue date Album Artist(s) Weeks at No. 1
January 6, 1996 Jesus Freak dc Talk 9 (13)
March 9, 1996 Take Me to Your Leader Newsboys 2
March 23, 1996 Jesus Freak dc Talk 1 (14)
April 6, 1996 Jars of Clay Jars of Clay 7
May 18, 1996 Whatcha Lookin' 4 Kirk Franklin & The Family 3
June 6, 1996 Jars of Clay Jars of Clay 15 (22)
September 21, 1996 Signs of Life Steven Curtis Chapman 1
September 28, 1996 Life Love & Other Mysteries Point of Grace 2
October 5, 1996 Signs of Life Steven Curtis Chapman 3 (4)
October 26, 1996 Life Love & Other Mysteries Point of Grace 3 (5)
November 16, 1996 Whatcha Lookin' 4 Kirk Franklin & The Family 2 (5)
November 30, 1996 WOW 1997 various artists 3
December 21, 1996 The Gift Kenny Rogers 2

1997

Issue date Album Artist(s) Weeks at No. 1
January 4, 1997 The Gift Kenny Rogers 2 (4)
January 18, 1997 Whatcha Lookin' 4 Kirk Franklin & The Family 12 (17)
April 12, 1997 Caedmon's Call Caedmon's Call 1
April 19, 1997 Whatcha Lookin' 4 Kirk Franklin & The Family 2 (19)
May 3, 1997 I Surrender All: 30 Classic Hymns Carman 1
May 10, 1997 Butterfly Kisses (Shades of Grace) Bob Carlisle 20
September 27, 1997 You Light Up My Life: Inspirational Songs LeAnn Rimes 14

1998

Issue date Album Artist(s) Weeks at No. 1
January 3, 1998 You Light Up My Life: Inspirational Songs LeAnn Rimes 19 (33)
May 16, 1998 Live The Life Michael W. Smith 2
May 30, 1998 You Light Up My Life: Inspirational Songs LeAnn Rimes 1 (34)
June 6, 1998 Live The Life Michael W. Smith 1 (3)
June 13, 1998 You Light Up My Life: Inspirational Songs LeAnn Rimes 1 (35)
June 20, 1998 Jaci Velasquez Jaci Velasquez 4
July 18, 1998 Step Up to the Microphone Newsboys 3
August 8, 1998 Jaci Velasquez Jaci Velasquez 2 (6)
August 22, 1998 Steady On Point of Grace 7
October 10, 1998 Supernatural dc Talk 1
October 17, 1998 The Nu Nation Project Kirk Franklin 7
December 12, 1998 Touched by an Angel: The Album Soundtrack 4

1999

Issue date Album Artist(s) Weeks at No. 1
January 2, 1999 The Prince of Egypt (OST) Soundtrack 6
February 13, 1999 The Nu Nation Project Kirk Franklin 10 (17)
April 24, 1999 Songs 4 Life-Feel the Power various artists 1
May 1, 1999 40 Acres Caedmon's Call 1
May 8, 1999 The Nu Nation Project Kirk Franklin 4 (21)
June 5, 1999 Sixpence None the Richer Sixpence None The Richer 2
June 19, 1999 The Nu Nation Project Kirk Franklin 2 (23)
July 3, 1999 Speechless Steven Curtis Chapman 5
August 7, 1999 WOW Worship: Blue various artists 2
August 21, 1999 Speechless Steven Curtis Chapman 3 (8)
September 11, 1999 Time Third Day 2
September 25, 1999 Speechless Steven Curtis Chapman 1 (9)
October 2, 1999 Underdog Audio Adrenaline 1
October 9, 1999 Speechless Steven Curtis Chapman 2 (11)
October 23, 1999 A Christmas Story Point of Grace 1
October 30, 1999 Speechless Steven Curtis Chapman 1 (12)
November 6, 1999 A Christmas To Remember Amy Grant 1
November 13, 1999 WOW 2000 various artists 2
November 27, 1999 If I Left the Zoo Jars of Clay 1
December 4, 1999 A Christmas To Remember Amy Grant 1 (2)
December 11, 1999 This Is Your Time Michael W. Smith 1
December 18, 1999 A Christmas To Remember Amy Grant 2 (4)

2000

Issue date Album Artist(s) Weeks at No. 1
January 1, 2000 WOW 2000 various artists 2 (4)
January 15, 2000 A Christmas To Remember Amy Grant 1 (5)
January 22, 2000 WOW 2000 various artists 3 (8)
February 12, 2000 What a Wonderful World Anne Murray 1
February 19, 2000 WOW 2000 various artists 1 (9)
February 26, 2000 The Fundamental Elements of Southtown P.O.D. 3
March 18, 2000 Lay It Down Jennifer Knapp 1
March 25, 2000 The Fundamental Elements of Southtown P.O.D. 2 (5)
April 8, 2000 Purpose By Design Fred Hammond & Radical For Christ 2
April 22, 2000 The Fundamental Elements of Southtown P.O.D. 2 (7)
May 6, 2000 God Is Working – Live The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir 3
May 27, 2000 WOW Worship: Orange various artists 1
June 3, 2000 The Ever Passing Moment MxPx 1
June 10, 2000 The Promise Plus One 1
June 17, 2000 Thankful Mary Mary 3
July 15, 2000 Mountain High... Valley Low Yolanda Adams 9
September 16, 2000 Love and Freedom BeBe Winans 1
September 23, 2000 Mountain High... Valley Low Yolanda Adams 7 (16)
November 11, 2000 Heart of a Champion Carman 1
November 18, 2000 WOW Hits 2001 various artists 7

2001

Issue date Album Artist(s) Weeks at No. 1
January 6, 2001 WOW Hits 2001 various artists 9 (16)
March 10, 2001 Songs 4 Worship: Shout To The Lord various artists 4
April 7, 2001 The Experience Yolanda Adams 1
March 10, 2001 Songs 4 Worship: Shout To The Lord various artists 4 (8)
May 12, 2001 Live in London And More Donnie McClurkin 1
May 19, 2001 Free to Fly Point of Grace 3
June 9, 2001 Oxygen Avalon 1
June 16, 2001 Free to Fly Point of Grace 1 (4)
June 23, 2001 Songs 4 Worship: Shout To The Lord various artists 2 (10)
July 7, 2001 Live in London And More Donnie McClurkin 2 (3)
July 21, 2001 Songs 4 Worship: Shout to the Lord various artists 10 (20)
September 29, 2001 Satellite P.O.D. 7
November 17, 2001 Christmas Extraordinaire Mannheim Steamroller 7

2002

Issue date Album Artist(s) Weeks at No. 1
January 5, 2002 Christmas Extraordinaire Mannheim Steamroller 1 (8)
January 12, 2002 Satellite P.O.D. 8 (15)
March 9, 2002 The Rebirth of Kirk Franklin Kirk Franklin 2
March 23, 2002 Satellite P.O.D. 11 (26)
June 8, 2002 Legacy...Hymns and Faith Amy Grant 1
June 15, 2002 Satellite P.O.D. 7 (33)
August 3, 2002 Incredible Mary Mary 5
September 7, 2002 Worship Michael W. Smith 1
September 14, 2002 Satellite P.O.D. 2 (35)
September 28, 2002 Let Freedom Ring: Live From Carnegie Hall Bill & Gloria Gaither 1
October 5, 2002 Stanley Climbfall Lifehouse 2
October 13, 2002 WOW Hits 2003 various artists 3
November 9, 2002 Worship Again Michael W. Smith 3
November 30, 2002 WOW Christmas red various artists 4
December 28, 2002 WOW Hits 2003 various artists 1 (4)

2003

Issue date Album Artist(s) Weeks at No. 1
January 4, 2003 WOW Hits 2003 various artists 4 (8)
February 1, 2003 Worship Together: I Could Sing Of Your Love Forever various artists 2
February 15, 2003 All About Love Steven Curtis Chapman 3
March 8, 2003 Worship Together: I Could Sing Of Your Love Forever various artists 2 (4)
March 22, 2003 Fallen Evanescence 5
April 26, 2003 Adoration: The Worship Album Newsboys 1
May 3, 2003 Worship Together: I Could Sing Of Your Love Forever various artists 3 (7)
May 24, 2003 WOW Worship: Orange various artists 1
May 31, 2003 Worship Together: I Could Sing Of Your Love Forever various artists 1 (8)
June 7, 2003 Stacie Orrico Stacie Orrico 3
June 28, 2003 Rise and Shine Randy Travis 1
July 5, 2003 Worship Together: I Could Sing Of Your Love Forever various artists 7 (15)
August 23, 2003 Almost There MercyMe 2
September 6, 2003 Simple Things Amy Grant 1
September 13, 2003 Almost There MercyMe 2 (4)
September 27, 2003 Throne Room CeCe Winans 1
October 4, 2003 Almost There MercyMe 2 (6)
October 18, 2003 Worship Together: I Could Sing Of Your Love Forever various artists 1 (15)
October 25, 2003 The Second Decade: 1993-2003 Michael W. Smith 1
November 1, 2003 Almost There MercyMe 3 (9)
November 22, 2003 Payable on Death P.O.D. 4
December 20, 2003 WOW Hits 2004 various artists 2

2004

Issue date Album Artist(s) Weeks at No. 1
January 3, 2004 WOW Hits 2004 various artists 1 (3)
January 10, 2004 Payable on Death P.O.D. 1 (5)
January 17, 2004 The Beautiful Letdown Switchfoot 8
March 13, 2004 The Passion of the Christ Soundtrack 7
May 1, 2004 The Beautiful Letdown Switchfoot 1 (9)
May 8, 2004 Undone MercyMe 2
May 22, 2004 Wire Third Day 3
June 12, 2004 The Beautiful Letdown Switchfoot 2 (11)
June 26, 2004 Somethin' 'Bout Love Fred Hammond 1
July 3, 2004 The Beautiful Letdown Switchfoot 14 (25)
October 9, 2004 All Things New Steven Curtis Chapman 1
October 16, 2004 The Beautiful Letdown Switchfoot 4 (29)
November 13, 2004 Healing Rain Michael W. Smith 1
November 20, 2004 Mmhmm Relient K 1
November 27, 2004 The Beautiful Letdown Switchfoot 1 (30)
December 4, 2004 Merry Christmas with Love Clay Aiken 4

2005

Issue date Album Artist(s) Weeks at No. 1
January 1, 2005 Merry Christmas With Love Clay Aiken 2 (4)
January 15, 2005 The Beautiful Letdown Switchfoot 5 (35)
February 19, 2005 WOW Hits 2005 various artists 1
February 26, 2005 The Beautiful Letdown Switchfoot 3 (38)
March 19, 2005 O God, the Aftermath Norma Jean 1
March 26, 2005 WOW Hits 2005 various artists 2 (3)
April 9, 2005 Redemption Songs Jars of Clay 1
April 16, 2005 The Everglow Mae 1
April 23, 2005 WOW Number 1's various artists 4
May 21, 2005 Rock of Ages...Hymns and Faith Amy Grant 2
June 4, 2005 WOW Number 1's various artists 3 (7)
June 25, 2005 Panic MxPx 1
July 2, 2005 WOW Number 1's various artists 1 (8)
July 9, 2005 MMHMM Relient K 4 (5)
August 6, 2005 Mary Mary Mary Mary 6
September 17, 2005 Lifesong Casting Crowns 2
October 1, 2005 Nothing Is Sound Switchfoot 1
October 15, 2005 A Collision David Crowder Band 1
October 22, 2005 Hero Kirk Franklin 4
November 19, 2005 Wherever You Are Third Day 3
December 10, 2005 WOW Hits 2006 Various artists 4

2006

Issue date Album Artist(s) Weeks at No. 1
January 7, 2006 WOW Hits 2006 Various artists 1 (5)
January 14, 2006 Hero Kirk Franklin 4 (8)
February 11, 2006 Testify P.O.D. 3
March 4, 2006 Hero Kirk Franklin 2 (10)
March 18, 2006 Precious Memories Alan Jackson 8
May 13, 2006 Coming Up To Breathe MercyMe 1
May 20, 2006 Precious Memories Alan Jackson 7 (15)
July 8, 2006 Define The Great Line Underoath 4
August 5, 2006 Precious Memories Alan Jackson 3 (18)
August 26, 2006 Bless the Broken Road: The Duets Album Selah 1
September 2, 2006 Precious Memories Alan Jackson 2 (20)
September 16, 2006 Restored Jeremy Camp 1
September 23, 2006 Precious Memories Alan Jackson 1 (21)
September 30, 2006 Redeemer Norma Jean 1
October 7, 2006 Turn Around Jonny Lang 1
October 14, 2006 See the Morning Chris Tomlin 1
October 21, 2006 Free to Worship Fred Hammond 1
October 28, 2006 WOW Hits 2007 Various artists 2
November 11, 2006 Songs of Inspiration Alabama 2
November 25, 2006 Stand Michael W. Smith 1
December 2, 2006 WOW Hits 2007 Various artists 5 (7)

2007

Issue date Album Artist(s) Weeks at No. 1
January 6, 2007 Precious Memories Alan Jackson 1 (22)
January 13, 2007 Oh! Gravity. Switchfoot 4
February 10, 2007 Get Away, Jordan Ernie Haase & Signature Sound 1
February 17, 2007 WOW Hits 2007 various artists 3 (10)
March 17, 2007 Portable Sounds tobyMac 2
March 24, 2007 Five Score and Seven Years Ago Relient K 3
April 14, 2007 Songs of Inspiration II Alabama 1
April 21, 2007 Southern Weather The Almost 2
May 5, 2007 Anything Worth Saying Aaron Shust 4
June 2, 2007 Beauty From Pain 1.1 Superchick 1
June 9, 2007 All of the Above Hillsong United 1
June 16, 2007 Southern Weather The Almost 3 (5)
July 7, 2007 Messengers August Burns Red 1
July 21, 2007 Flyleaf Flyleaf 2
August 4, 2007 Secret Weapon MxPx 1
August 11, 2007 How Can We Be Silent BarlowGirl 1
August 18, 2007 True Beauty Mandisa 1
August 25, 2007 Stand Michael W. Smith 3 (4)
September 15, 2007 The Altar and the Door Casting Crowns 4
October 13, 2007 Remedy David Crowder Band 1
October 20, 2007 The Altar and the Door Casting Crowns 3 (7)
November 10, 2007 This Moment Steven Curtis Chapman 1
November 17, 2007 The Altar and the Door Casting Crowns 3 (10)
December 8, 2007 All That Is Within Me MercyMe 3
December 29, 2007 The Altar and the Door Casting Crowns 1 (11)

2008

Issue date Album Artist(s) Weeks at No. 1
January 5, 2008 The Fight of My Life Kirk Franklin 10
March 15, 2008 Never Going Back To OK The Afters 2
March 29, 2008 The Fight of My Life Kirk Franklin 1 (11)
April 5, 2008 The Altar and the Door Casting Crowns 1 (12)
April 12, 2008 Flyleaf Flyleaf 1 (3)
April 19, 2008 Hawk Nelson Is My Friend Hawk Nelson 1
April 26, 2008 When Angels and Serpents Dance P.O.D. 3
May 17, 2008 Tell Me What You Know Sara Groves 2
May 31, 2008 Flyleaf Flyleaf 4 (7)
June 28, 2008 Beyond Measure Jeremy Camp 1
July 5, 2008 Flyleaf Flyleaf 1 (8)
July 12, 2008 To Know That You're Alive Kutless 1
July 19, 2008 The Bird and the Bee Sides Relient K 2
August 2, 2008 Flyleaf Flyleaf 2 (10)
August 16, 2008 Revelation Third Day 3
September 6, 2008 Dance or Die Family Force 5 1
September 13, 2008 Revelation Third Day 1 (4)
September 20, 2008 Lost in the Sound of Separation Underoath 1
September 27, 2008 Hello Love Chris Tomlin 3
October 18, 2008 New Surrender Anberlin 1
October 25, 2008 WOW Hits 2009 Various artists 2
November 8, 2008 The Sound Mary Mary 1
November 15, 2008 A New Hallelujah Michael W. Smith 1
November 22, 2008 WOW Hits 2009 Various artists 1 (3)
November 29, 2008 Peace on Earth Casting Crowns 5

2009

Issue date Album Artist(s) Weeks at No. 1
January 3, 2009 [Peace on Earth Casting Crowns 2 (7)
January 17, 2009 WOW Hits 2009 Various artists 2 (5)
January 31, 2009 Audience of One Heather Headley 2
February 14, 2009 Reunion (Vol. One) Gaither Vocal Band 1
February 21, 2009 WOW Hits 2009 Various artists 1 (6)
February 28, 2009 Innocence & Instinct Red 3
March 21, 2009 WOW Hits 2009 Various artists 2 (8)
April 4, 2009 A New Hallelujah Michael W. Smith 1 (2)
April 11, 2009 The Power of One Israel Houghton 2
April 25, 2009 10 MercyMe 2
May 9, 2009 The Long Fall Back to Earth Jars of Clay 2
May 23, 2009 With Roots Above And Branches Below The Devil Wears Prada 2
June 6, 2009 City of Black & White Mat Kearney 1
June 13, 2009 A Cross: The Earth Hillsong United 1
June 20, 2009 ...In Shallow Seas We Sail Emery 1
June 27, 2009 A Cross: The Earth Hillsong United 1 (2)
July 4, 2009 The Sound Mary Mary 1 (2)
July 11, 2009 City of Black & White Mat Kearney 1 (2)
July 18, 2009 The Sound Mary Mary 2 (4)
August 1, 2009 The Real Thing pureNRG 1
August 8, 2009 Constellations August Burns Red 1
August 15, 2009 The Sound Mary Mary 1 (5)
August 22, 2009 Fearless Phillips, Craig and Dean 1
August 29, 2009 The Lost Get Found Britt Nicole 1
September 5, 2009 Fearless Phillips, Craig and Dean 1 (2)
September 12, 2009 Awake Skillet 4
October 10, 2009 Church Music David Crowder Band 2
October 24, 2009 Forget And Not Slow Down Relient K 1
October 31, 2009 WOW Hits 2010 various artists 3
November 21, 2009 Beauty Will Rise Steven Curtis Chapman 1
November 28, 2009 Memento Mori Flyleaf 1
December 5, 2009 Until the Whole World Hears Casting Crowns 5

2010

Issue date Album Artist(s) Weeks at No. 1
January 3, 2010 Until the Whole World Hears Casting Crowns 2 (7)
January 17, 2010 Speaking Louder Than Before Jeremy Camp 1
January 24, 2010 Until the Whole World Hears Casting Crowns 2 (9)
February 7, 2010 Downtown Church Patty Griffin 1
February 14, 2010 Awake Skillet 1 (5)
February 21, 2010 Tonight tobyMac 4
March 21, 2010 Passion: Awakening Passion 1
March 28, 2010 Tonight tobyMac 3 (7)
April 18, 2010 Awake Skillet 2 (7)
May 2, 2010 Until the Whole World Hears Casting Crowns 1 (10)
May 9, 2010 Awake Skillet 1 (8)
May 16, 2010 The Generous Mr. Lovewell MercyMe 1
May 23, 2010 The Light Meets the Dark Tenth Avenue North 1
May 30, 2010 The Generous Mr. Lovewell MercyMe 5 (6)
July 4, 2010 Between Two Worlds Trip Lee 1
July 11, 2010 A Beautiful Exchange Hillsong Live 1
July 18, 2010 Awake Skillet 1 (9)
July 25, 2010 Born Again Newsboys 2
August 8, 2010 My Paper Heart (Deluxe Version) Francesca Battistelli 4
September 5, 2010 We Cry Out: The Worship Project Jeremy Camp 1
September 12, 2010 Love God. Love People. The London Sessions Israel Houghton 1
September 19, 2010 Dark Is the Way, Light Is a Place Anberlin 1
September 26, 2010 Horseshoes and Hand Grenades Disciple 1
October 3, 2010 We Cry Out: The Worship Project Jeremy Camp 1 (2)
October 10, 2010 Rehab Lecrae 1
October 17, 2010 WOW Hits 2011 Various artists 2
October 31, 2010 Move Third Day 2
November 14, 2010 WOW Hits 2011 Various artists 1 (3)
November 21, 2010 Ø (Disambiguation) Underoath 1
November 28, 2010 And If Our God Is for Us... Chris Tomlin 3
December 19, 2010 WOW Hits 2011 Various artists 2 (5)

2011

Issue date Album Artist(s) Weeks at No. 1
January 2, 2011 WOW Hits 2011 Various artists 1 (6)
January 9, 2011 And If Our God Is for Us... Chris Tomlin 2 (5)
January 23, 2010 Rehab: The Overdose Lecrae 1
January 30, 2011 Leaving Eden Brandon Heath 1
February 6, 2011 WOW Hits 2011 Various artists 1 (7)
February 19, 2011 Until We Have Faces Red 2
February 26, 2011 Aftermath Hillsong United 2
March 12, 2011 Hundred More Years Francesca Battistelli 1
March 19, 2011 Passion: Here For You Passion 1
March 26, 2011 Until the Whole World Hears Casting Crowns 6 (16)
May 8, 2011 Awake Skillet 1 (10)
May 15, 2011 Hundred More Years Francesca Battistelli 1 (2)
May 22, 2011 Born Again Newsboys 1 (3)
May 29, 2011 One True God NewSong 1
June 5, 2011 Blacklight Tedashii 2
June 25, 2011 Awake Skillet 1 (11)
July 2, 2011 This Is The Christ Mormon Tabernacle Choir 1
July 9, 2011 Leveler August Burns Red 3
July 30, 2011 10,000 Reasons Matt Redman 1
August 6, 2011 Awake Skillet 1 (12)
August 13, 2011 God Is Able Hillsong Live 1
August 20, 2011 Young Love Mat Kearney 3
September 10, 2011 Dying To Live PRo 1
September 17, 2011 Until the Whole World Hears Casting Crowns 2 (18)
October 1, 2011 Dead Throne The Devil Wears Prada 1
October 8, 2011 The Reckoning needtobreathe 1
October 15, 2011 Vice Verses Switchfoot 2
October 29, 2011 WOW Hits 2012 various artists 1
November 5, 2011 Come to the Well Casting Crowns 4
December 3, 2011 WOW Hits 2012 Various artists 1 (2)
December 10, 2011 Come to the Well Casting Crowns 4 (8)

2012

Issue date Album Artist(s) Weeks at No. 1
January 7, 2012 Come to the Well Casting Crowns 3 (11)
January 28, 2012 Give Us Rest David Crowder Band 1
February 4, 2012 Joyful Noise Soundtrack 1
February 11, 2012 Where I Find You Kari Jobe 2
February 25, 2012 Move Third Day 1 (3)
March 3, 2012 Live in Miami (Welcome to the Aftermath) Hillsong United 1
March 10, 2012 Come to the Well Casting Crowns 1 (12)
March 17, 2012 Believer Kutless 1
March 24, 2012 Now Fireflight 1
March 31, 2012 Passion: White Flag Passion 1
April 7, 2012 Top 25 Praise Songs: 2012 Edition Maranatha Praise Band 1
April 14, 2012 Gold Britt Nicole 1
April 21, 2012 Come to the Well Casting Crowns 1 (13)
April 28, 2012 The Good Life Trip Lee 1
May 5, 2012 The End Is Where We Begin Thousand Foot Krutch 1
May 12, 2012 Blessings Laura Story 3
June 2, 2012 Ten Stories MewithoutYou 1
June 9, 2012 The Hurt & The Healer MercyMe 1
June 16, 2012 Immortal For Today 1
June 23, 2012 The Hurt & The Healer MercyMe 1 (2)
June 30, 2012 Courageous Soundtrack 1
July 7, 2012 The Hurt & The Healer MercyMe 2 (4)
July 21, 2012 Live: Cornerstone Hillsong 1
July 28, 2012 Murdered Love P.O.D. 1
August 4, 2012 Weight & Glory KB 1
August 11, 2012 God's Not Dead Newsboys 1
August 18, 2012 10,000 Reasons Matt Redman 2 (3)
September 1, 2012 Jesus at the Center: Live Israel & New Breed 1
September 8, 2012 The Struggle Tenth Avenue North 1
September 15, 2012 Eye on It TobyMac 1
September 22, 2012 Gravity Lecrae 2
October 6, 2012 Eye on It TobyMac 1 (2)
October 13, 2012 WOW Hits 2013 Various artists 3
November 3, 2012 Vital Anberlin 1
November 10, 2012 Come to the Well Casting Crowns 1 (14)
November 17, 2012 New Horizons Flyleaf 1
November 24, 2012 Miracle Third Day 2
December 8, 2012 WOW Hits 2013 Various artists 4 (7)

2013

Issue date Album Artist(s) Weeks at No. 1
December 8, 2012 WOW Hits 2013 Various artists 3 (10)
January 26, 2013 Burning Lights Chris Tomlin 3
February 16, 2013 A Messenger Colton Dixon 1
February 23, 2013 Release the Panic Red 1
March 2, 2013 Reckless Jeremy Camp 1
March 9, 2013 Nothing Is Wasted Elevation Worship 1
March 16, 2013 Zion Hillsong United 2
March 30, 2013 Let the Future Begin Passion 2
April 13, 2013 Precious Memories Volume II Alan Jackson 3
May 4, 2013 Heroes For Sale Andy Mineo 1
May 11, 2013 Precious Memories Volume II Alan Jackson 3 (6)
June 1, 2013 How Mercy Looks from Here Amy Grant 3
July 13, 2013 Rise Skillet 6
August 24, 2013 Wrongdoers Norma Jean 1
August 31, 2013 Rise Skillet 2 (8)
September 14, 2013 Overcomer Mandisa 1
September 21, 2013 Tides Bethel Music 1
September 28, 2013 Restart Newsboys 1
October 5, 2013 8:18 The Devil Wears Prada 1
October 12, 2013 Your Grace Finds Me Matt Redman 1
October 19, 2013 We Are Young & Free Hillsong Young & Free 1
October 26, 2013 WOW Hits 2014 various artists 1
November 2, 2013 Hurricane Natalie Grant 1
November 9, 2013 WOW Hits 2014 various artists 2 (3)
November 23, 2013 Church Clothes Vol. 2 Lecrae 1
November 30, 2013 WOW Hits 2014 various artists 5 (8)

2014

Issue date Album Artist(s) Weeks at No. 1
January 4, 2014 WOW Hits 2014 various artists 4 (12)
February 1, 2014 Fading West Switchfoot 2
February 15, 2014 Thrive Casting Crowns 4
March 15, 2014 Tides Live Bethel Music 1
March 22, 2014 100 KB 1
March 29, 2014 Thrive Casting Crowns 1 (5)
April 5, 2014 The Art of Celebration Rend Collective 1
April 12, 2014 Majestic Kari Jobe 1
April 19, 2014 Hymns Michael W. Smith 1
April 26, 2014 Welcome to the New MercyMe 1
May 3, 2014 Rivers in the Wasteland Needtobreathe 1
May 10, 2014 You Make Me Brave: Live at the Civic Bethel Music 1
May 17, 2014 Passion: Take It All Passion 1
May 24, 2014 Thrive Casting Crowns 1 (6)
May 31, 2014 Sovereign Michael W. Smith 2
June 14, 2014 Neon Steeple Crowder 1
June 21, 2014 Unstoppable Love Jesus Culture 1
June 28, 2014 Neon Steeple Crowder 1 (2)
July 5, 2014 Welcome to the New MercyMe 1 (2)
July 12, 2014 Hope in Front of Me Danny Gokey 1
July 19, 2014 No Other Name Hillsong Worship 2
August 2, 2014 Zion Hillsong United 1 (3)
August 9, 2014 Lowborn Anberlin 1
August 16, 2014 Zion Hillsong United 1 (4)
August 23, 2014 Time Stands Still Family Force 5 1
August 30, 2014 Zion Hillsong United 1 (5)
September 6, 2014 Anchor Colton Dixon 1
September 13, 2014 Oxygen : Inhale Thousand Foot Krutch 1
September 20, 2014 Welcome to the New MercyMe 1 (3)
September 27, 2014 Anomaly Lecrae 3
October 18, 2014 WOW Hits 2015 various artists 3
November 15, 2014 Love Ran Red Chris Tomlin 2
November 29, 2014 Cathedrals Tenth Avenue North 1
December 6, 2014 The Spirit of Christmas Michael W. Smith 1
December 13, 2014 Wake Up the Wonder Elevation Worship 1
December 20, 2014 The Spirit of Christmas Michael W. Smith 2 (3)

2015

Issue date Album Artist(s) Weeks at No. 1
January 3, 2015 The Spirit of Christmas Michael W. Smith 1 (4)
January 10, 2015 WOW Hits 2015 various artists 2
January 31, 2015 This Is Living (EP) Hillsong Young & Free 1
February 7, 2015 Church Songs Vertical Church Band 1
February 14, 2015 We Will Not Be Shaken Bethel Music 1
February 21, 2015 I Will Follow Jeremy Camp 2
March 7, 2015 We Will Not Be Shaken Bethel Music 1 (2)
March 14, 2015 Of Beauty and Rage Red 1
March 21, 2015 Lead Us Back: Songs of Worship Third Day 2
April 4, 2015 Even So Come Passion 1
April 11, 2015 Lead Us Back: Songs of Worship Third Day 1 (3)
April 18, 2015 Mansion NF 1
April 25, 2015 Invader Rapture Ruckus 1
May 2, 2015 How Can It Be Lauren Daigle 1
May 9, 2015 Tomorrow We Live KB 1
May 16, 2015 Live Forever Matthew West 1
May 23, 2015 Sound of the Saints Audio Adrenaline 1
May 30, 2015 Sing Along 3 Phil Wickham 1
June 6, 2015 You Were Never Alone Emery 1
June 13, 2015 Empires Hillsong United 3
July 4, 2015 Unbroken Praise Matt Redman 1
July 11, 2015 Empires Hillsong United 1 (4)
July 18, 2015 Found in Far Away Places August Burns Red 2
August 1, 2015 Empires Hillsong United 1 (5)
August 8, 2015 Majestic Kari Jobe 1 (2)
August 15, 2015 Covered: Alive in Asia Israel & New Breed 2
August 29, 2015 This Is Not a Test tobyMac 2
September 12, 2015 As Family We Go Rend Collective 1
September 19, 2015 This Is Not a Test tobyMac 2 (4)
October 3, 2015 Marty for President Marty 1
October 10, 2015 Uncomfortable Andy Mineo 1
October 17, 2015 Brave New World Amanda Cook 1
October 24, 2015 WALLS Gateway Worship 1
October 31, 2015 WOW Hits 2016 various artists 1
November 7, 2015 Open Heaven / River Wild Hillsong Worship 1
November 14, 2015 Adore: Christmas Songs of Worship Chris Tomlin 1
November 21, 2015 WOW Hits 2016 various artists 1 (2)
November 28, 2015 Adore: Christmas Songs of Worship Chris Tomlin 1 (2)
December 5, 2015 Be One Natalie Grant 1
December 12, 2015 Adore: Christmas Songs of Worship Chris Tomlin 3 (5)

2016

Issue date Album Artist(s) Weeks at No. 1
January 2, 2016 Adore: Christmas Songs of Worship Chris Tomlin 1 (6)
January 9, 2016 MercyMe, It's Christmas! MercyMe 1
January 16, 2016 How Can It Be Lauren Daigle 1 (2)
January 23, 2016 Salvation's Tide Is Rising Passion 1
January 30, 2016 How Can It Be Lauren Daigle 1 (3)
February 6, 2016 Church Clothes 3 Lecrae 1
February 13, 2016 How Can It Be Lauren Daigle 2 (5)
February 27, 2016 Here as in Heaven Elevation Worship 1
March 5, 2016 Hymns That Are Important to Us Joey + Rory 10
May 14, 2016 Therapy Session NF 1
May 21, 2016 Hymns That Are Important to Us Joey + Rory 5 (15)
June 25, 2016 Every Nation Linda Conant & The Circuit Riders 1
July 2, 2016 Hymns That Are Important to Us Joey + Rory 1 (16)
July 9, 2016 Exhale Thousand Foot Krutch 1
July 16, 2016 Hymns That Are Important to Us Joey + Rory 1 (17)
July 23, 2016 Everything Was Sound Silent Planet 1
July 30, 2016 Where the Light Shines Through Switchfoot 1
August 6, 2016 Hard Love Needtobreathe 1
August 13, 2016 Air for Free Relient K 1
August 20, 2016 Love Remains Hillary Scott and The Scott Family 1
August 27, 2016 Unleashed Skillet 3
September 17, 2016 One Sided War Michael Sweet 1
September 24, 2016 Hymns That Are Important to Us Joey + Rory 1 (18)
October 1, 2016 Unleashed Skillet 1 (4)
October 8, 2016 The Very Next Thing Casting Crowns 1
October 15, 2016 American Prodigal Crowder 1
October 22, 2016 Beautiful Surrender Jonathan David and Melissa Helser 1
October 29, 2016 Wow Hits 2017 various artists 1
November 5, 2016 Let There Be Light Hillsong Worship 1
November 12, 2016 Never Lose Sight Chris Tomlin 1
November 19, 2016 How Can It Be Lauren Daigle 1 (6)
November 26, 2016 Tennessee Christmas Amy Grant 1
December 3, 2016 Full Of (Even More) Cheer Home Free 1
December 10, 2016 Tennessee Christmas Amy Grant 3 (4)
December 31, 2016 Behold: A Christmas Collection Lauren Daigle 1

2017

Issue date Album Artist(s) Weeks at No. 1
January 7, 2017 Wow Hits 2017 various artists 2 (3)
January 21, 2017 Maranatha! Music: Top 25 Praise Songs, 2017 Edition various artists 2
February 4, 2017 Rise Danny Gokey 1
February 11, 2017 How Can It Be Lauren Daigle 1 (7)
February 18, 2017 After All These Years Brian and Jenn Johnson 1
February 25, 2017 Sing It Now: Songs of Faith & Hope Reba McEntire 2
March 11, 2017 Worthy of Your Name Passion 1
March 18, 2017 The Shack: Music From And Inspired By The Motion Picture soundtrack 2
April 1, 2017 Sing It Now: Songs of Faith & Hope Reba McEntire 1 (4)
April 8, 2017 There Is a Cloud Elevation Worship 1
April 15, 2017 Identity Colton Dixon 1
April 22, 2017 Lifer MercyMe 1
April 29, 2017 Starlight: Recorded Live On Tour Bethel Music 1
May 6, 2017 Lifer MercyMe 1 (2)
May 13, 2017 On My Side Kim Walker-Smith 1
May 20, 2017 Lifer MercyMe 3 (5)
June 10, 2017 Out of the Dark Mandisa 1
June 17, 2017 Lifer MercyMe 2 (7)
July 1, 2017 Wonder Hillsong United 4
July 29, 2017 Lifer MercyMe 2 (9)
August 12, 2017 Wonder Hillsong United 1 (5)
August 19, 2017 Every Mile Mattered Nichole Nordeman 1
August 26, 2017 Andy Mineo and Wordsplayed Present Magic & Bird Andy Mineo and Wordsplayed 1
September 2, 2017 Love Has a Name Jesus Culture 1
September 9, 2017 How Can It Be Lauren Daigle 2 (9)
September 23, 2017 Mercury & Lightning John Mark McMillan 1
September 30, 2017 How Can It Be Lauren Daigle 2 (11)
October 14, 2017 All Things Work Together Lecrae 2
October 28, 2017 Phantom Anthem August Burns Red 1
November 4, 2017 Precious Memories Collection Alan Jackson 1
November 11, 2017 Today We Rebel KB 1
November 18, 2017 Gone Red 1
November 25, 2017 Behold: A Christmas Collection Lauren Daigle 1 (2)
December 2, 2017 Precious Memories Collection Alan Jackson 2 (3)
December 16, 2017 Behold: A Christmas Collection Lauren Daigle 3 (5)

2018

Issue date Album Artist(s) Weeks at No. 1
January 3, 2018 Precious Memories Collection Alan Jackson 5 (8)
February 3, 2018 Good News Rend Collective 1
February 10, 2018 Reckless Love Cory Asbury 1
February 17, 2018 Precious Memories Collection Alan Jackson 1 (9)
February 24, 2018 Therapy Session NF 2 (3)
March 10, 2018 Whole Heart Passion 1
March 17, 2018 I Can Only Imagine: The Very Best of MercyMe MercyMe 1
March 24, 2018 Precious Memories Collection Alan Jackson 1 (10)
March 31, 2018 I Can Only Imagine: The Very Best of MercyMe MercyMe 1 (2)
April 7, 2018 Future Jordan Feliz 1
April 14, 2018 I Can Only Imagine: The Very Best of MercyMe MercyMe 12 (14)
July 7, 2018 Let the Trap Say Amen Lecrae X Zaytoven 1
July 14, 2018 I Can Only Imagine: The Very Best of MercyMe MercyMe 5 (19)
August 18, 2018 Living Hope Phil Wickham 1
August 25, 2018 Where No One Stands Alone Elvis Presley 2
September 8, 2018 How Can It Be Lauren Daigle 1 (12)
September 15, 2018 Living With a Fire Jesus Culture 1
September 22, 2018 Look Up Child Lauren Daigle 4
October 20, 2018 Burn the Ships for King & Country 1

See also

References

  1. ^ "Christian Albums (link shows current list and at the bottom there's an archive for every week back to year 2000)". Retrieved November 11, 2014.
  2. ^ "Anberlin". Billboard. Retrieved March 29, 2018.
  3. ^ "Switchfoot - Chart history on the Christian Albums chart".
  4. ^ "P.O.D. - Chart history on the Christian Albums chart".
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