Billboard: Lauren Daigle's "You Say" Rules Hot Christian Songs Chart for 100th Week

The following is an excerpt from Billboard. Read the full article here.

The song is the first to hit the century mark across all of Billboard's "Hot" charts.


Lauren Daigle's crossover smash "You Say" reaches a historic milestone, as it spends a 100th week at No. 1 on Billboard's Hot Christian Songs chart (dated Sept. 5).

The genre-bending ballad is the first track to rule for 100 weeks on any of Billboard's multi-metric "Hot"-named song charts, which, like the all-genre Billboard Hot 100, blend streaming, airplay and sales data, as tabulated by Nielsen Music/MRC Data.

"When I was a little girl, I would dream of moments like this," Daigle tells Billboard. "Upon hearing the news, I called my family. We laughed. We cried. We made jokes. We celebrated."

"I am so honored and want to thank all the people involved in achieving this accomplishment," Daigle says. "I may sing and write, but there are many people working behind the scenes. My sincere gratitude goes out to them. To be a part of a song that has not only made history but has lived inside the homes of families raising babies, widows needing comfort, teenagers needing a friend, those who have lost and those who have gained, that is a gift I'll never fully put into words. Simply amazed! Thank you."


Helping "You Say" dominate Hot Christian Songs for its 100th week, it tops Christian Streaming Songs for a 93rd frame, with 4 million U.S. streams in the week ending Aug. 27. It also sold 2,000 downloads in that span, having previously spent a record 70 weeks atop Christian Digital Song Sales.

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