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Lauren Daigle’s “Hold On To Me” Earns #1 On US iTunes Song Sales Chart

The new Lauren Daigle single is making a major statement on iTunes.

Lauren Daigle - Hold On To Me Cover | Centricity Music

Lauren Daigle’s long-awaited new single “Hold To Me” is off to an unsurprisingly strong start on the US iTunes platform.

The song, which launched late Thursday, reached #1 on the all-genre iTunes song sales chart Friday morning. It retains the pinnacle position as of 9:55AM ET Friday morning.

“Hold On To Me” seized the throne from Olivia Rodrigo’s “drivers license,” which is now #2 on the chart.

Cardi B’s “Up” follows at #3, and Elle King & Miranda Lambert’s new “Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home)” is up to #4. Darius Rucker’s recent country radio chart-topper “Beers And Sunshine” follows at #5 on the chart.

— Already one of the biggest names in Contemporary Christian Music at the time, Daigle achieved mainstream stardom with the release of her 2018 album “Look Up Child” and focus single “You Say.” The single received considerable crossover airplay and support and has effectively become a modern standard.

It has also been a fixture of the iTunes chart since its summer 2018 release, spending a considerable amount of time inside the Top 40 (if not Top 10). It routinely rises on the chart whenever it receives the slightest hint of media exposure.

For all its success, the 3x-platinum “You Say” interestingly did not hit #1 on the iTunes chart (though it reached the Top 3 on multiple occasions).

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

Brian's reporting has been cited by major websites like BuzzFeed, Billboard, the New Yorker and The Fader -- and shared by celebrities like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj.

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