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Lauren Daigle’s “You Say” Celebrates 52 Weeks At #1 On Billboard Hot Christian Songs

“You Say” has spent a year as the hottest song in Christian music.

Lauren Daigle’s enduring smash “You Say” has been on the Billboard Hot Christian Songs chart for a total of 54 weeks.

It has spent 52 of those 54 weeks in the #1 position.

Indeed, “You Say” this week celebrates the equivalent of a year as America’s hottest Christian song. The only weeks in which it did not rule the chart were its first (it debuted at #33 after a very abbreviated first week of tracking) and the week of Christmas (when it ceded the throne to Daigle’s version of “The Christmas Song”).

“You Say” boasts the second-longest reign in Hot Christian Songs history; only Hillsong United’s “Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)” has spent more time in the pinnacle position (61 weeks).

Not simply a massive success within the Contemporary Christian genre, “You Say” became a bona fide crossover smash. It charted prominently at hot adult contemporary and pop radio and reached a peak of #29 on the all-genre Billboard Hot 100. An especially strong performer on the sales front, “You Say” has spent the entirety of its run in the upper reaches of the all-genre US iTunes chart.

Brian Cantor

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