My Top 10 Hits – Week 216

Every Monday I post my all-new Top 10 Christian hit music chart based on personal preference and influenced by radio airplay from the previous week. It’s the continuation of a weekly hobby that goes back 40+ years. Here’s this week’s chart:

COUNTUP MINISTRIES FOR THE WEEK ENDING SUNDAY APRIL 04TH 2021 WEEK 216
TW LW WKS SONG TITLE ARTIST / SITE
1 1 12 Say I Won’t
[6TH week @ # 1]
MercyMe
2 2 7 Good God Almighty Crowder
3 5 2 Child Of Love We The Kingdom Ft. Bear Rinehart
4 3 11 Fires Jordan St. Cyr
5 4 19 Every Step Of The Way Cade Thompson
6 6 4 Help Is On The Way (Maybe Midnight) TobyMac
7 7 3 God Who Listens Chris Tomlin Ft. Thomas Rhett
8 8 11 Less Like Me Zach Williams
9 9 5 Amen for King & Country
10 10 26 Truth Be Told Matthew West

# 1 This Week In:
2020 – “Almost Home” – MercyMe
2019 – “Confidence” – Sanctus Real
2018 – “Freedom Hymn” – Austin French
2017 – “I Have This Hope” – Tenth Avenue North

There’s no change at the top of my chart, as MercyMe hold on for a 6TH consecutive week at # 1 with their 2ND single from their upcoming album. “inhale (exhale)” drops online on Friday April 30TH 2021, and it’s a 16-track album that starts with “inhale” and ends with “exhale”. “Say I Won’t” is the 14TH track on it, and the one right after it – “Almost Home”. The 2 tracks have spent a combined 18 weeks (and counting) at # 1. (“Almost Home” was # 1 last Resurrection Sunday 2020.)

BUBBLING UNDER just outside my Top 10 is debut artist Leanna Crawford with her song “Mean Girls”. She’s from the Seattle Washington area. She’s been writing and performing music for God for about 9 years now, and “Mean Girls” appears poised to be her breakthrough smash onto Christian radio. Personally – the first few times I heard “Mean Girls” on the radio I thought it to be a strange song for K-LOVE to play. Why are they playing a teen pop ballad ? Am I still listening to K-LOVE ? After a dozen or so “spins” of hearing it – now I’m singing along to it. I’m starting to learn its lyrics too. I especially like this part of the song:

♫ I smile and I pretend it doesn’t hurt
But the older that I get it just gets worse
Lord – find me and remind me that my worth
Is worth so much more than their words ♫

This concludes another weekend of blog posts. I’ll do it again this upcoming weekend – with 4 new entries on Thursday, Friday, Sunday, and Monday. I don’t blog on Saturdays. That’s my day of rest.

Your likes, follows, and comments are always appreciated. Thank You for being part of my online ministry to share God’s Good News and win souls for Christ through His music. I’m also on Twitter and Flickr.

Be blessed my friends !  May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.

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Published by Chris M. Day

I'm 54 years old. I've been online for the past 28 years - starting with my own dial-up bulletin board system in 1993 - and continuing with AOL, my own dot.com web site, Myspace, Wordpress, Twitter, Flickr, and Facebook.

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