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My Top 10 Hits – Week 295

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 nearly 45 years. Here’s this week’s chart – for the week ending Sunday October 09TH 2022 – the 295TH week of this current era that began on Presidents’ Day Weekend of 2017:

TW LW WKS SONG TITLE ARTIST / SITE
1 1 9 Good Morning Mercy
[4TH week @ # 1]
Jason Crabb
2 2 8 New Creation Mac Powell
3 3 16 Thank God For Sunday Morning Cochren & Co.
4 4 7 Build A Boat Colton Dixon
5 6 5 Miracle Power We The Kingdom
6 10 2 Ain’t Nobody Cody Carnes
7 5 17 Hold You Tight Dan Bremnes
8 9 2 Love Me Like I Am for King & Country Ft. Jordin Sparks
9 7 5 God Is In This Story Katy Nichole Ft. Big Daddy Weave
10 8 5 Perfectly Loved Rachael Lampa Ft. TobyMac

# 1 This Week In:
2021 – “What If” – Matthew West
2020 – “God So Loved” – We The Kingdom
2019 – “Nobody (But Jesus)” – Casting Crowns Ft. Matthew West
2018 – “Only Jesus” – Casting Crowns
2017 – “The Gospel” – Ryan Stevenson

JASON, MAC, & MICHAEL – As in Crabb, Powell, & Cochren. (Sounds like a law firm.) The trio hold firm at # 1, # 2, and # 3 this week for the 4TH week in a row. All 3 tracks sound great on the radio, and they deserve to have their volume cranked-up when they play. A casual observer to my chart may wonder when country music took over. There is definitely a country music influence to my chart nowadays, but then country and gospel music have been influencing each other for almost 70 years – since the modern rock-and-roll era began. See #Elvis.

CHARTBUSTING – Sitting just outside of my Top 10 this week (and getting ready to jump in) is the # 1 smash nationwide at U.S. Christian radio – Ben Fuller’s “Who I Am”. It’s a former # 1 smash at small-market stations, and it’s likely the next # 1 smash at large-market stations. It’s been playing since May, and it’s been available since March. And YES – it sounds like a country song. Ben Fuller actually moved to Nashville to pursue a country music career. But then Christ rescued and saved Him, and he pursued His Lord & Savior instead. He sings about it in “Who I Am”:

This concludes another weekend of blog posts. I’ll do it again with the new weekend – and 4 new entries – known as #TravelThursday, #RetroFriday#SundayScripture, and #Top10Monday.

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Be blessed my friends !  May our 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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By Chris M. Day

I'm 55 years old. I've been online for the past 29 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.