UK's 2013 Official Christian & Gospel Albums Chart Revealed
Louder Than The Music can reveal the UK's 2013 overall Official Christian & Gospel Albums chart, produced in partnership with Compassion. The chart shows the top selling Christian albums in the UK over the past year.
The top selling album of 2013 was King's College Choir's 'Essential Carols' album, which was at Number 1 in the weekly chart for the whole of December.
Hillsong feature heavily in the end of year chart, with 'Zion' by Hillsong United at Number 2 and Hillsong Live albums 'Glorious Ruins' (#3) and 'Cornerstone' (#10) both in the top 10.
Worship Central's 'Let It Be Known' is at Number 4, with Matt Redman's award winning '10,000 Reasons' at Number 5, 'Your Grace Finds Me' at Number 7, and his best-of compilation 'Sing Like Never Before' at Number 18.
Fellow Passion Worship Leader Chris Tomlin is at Number 6 with 'Burning Lights', while Northern Ireland's Rend Collective Experiment are at Number 8 with their live album 'Campfire' and Number 13 with 'Homemade Worship By Handmade People'.
Former Delirious lead singer Martin Smith also features twice in the Top 20, with his 'Live From New York' album recorded with Jesus Culture at Number 15, and his debut full-length solo album 'God's Great Dance Floor - Step 01' at Number 16.
2013 Official Christian & Gospel Albums Chart:
1 Essential Carols - King's College Choir/Willcocks
2 Zion - Hillsong United
3 Glorious Ruins - Hillsong Live
4 Let It Be Known - Worship Central
5 10000 Reasons - Matt Redman
6 Burning Lights - Chris Tomlin
7 Your Grace Finds Me - Matt Redman
8 Campfire - Rend Collective Experiment
9 Top 100 Praise & Worship Songs 2012 - Maranatha Music
10 Cornerstone - Hillsong Live
11 Carols From King's College Cambridge - King's College Choir/Willcocks
12 Tides - Bethel Music
13 Homemade Worship By Handmade People - Rend Collective Experiment
14 For The Sake Of The World - Bethel Live
15 Live From New York - Martin Smith/Jesus Culture
16 God's Great Dance Floor Step 01 - Martin Smith
17 We Are Young & Free - Hillsong Y&F
18 Sing Like Never Before - Matt Redman
19 The Flood - Soul Survivor & Momentum
20 Rise - Skillet
© The Official Charts Company 2013
Louder Than The Music is licenced to reproduce the weekly Official Christian & Gospel Albums Chart in partnership with Compassion