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Jekalyn Carr Claims Her Seventh Billboard Gospel Airplay Chart-Topper With ‘I Believe God’

She boasts the fourth-most No. 1s in the chart's history.



New Album Features Collaborations with Tauren Wells, Kierra Sheard,

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GRAMMY® nominated and Stellar Award-winning Jekalyn Carr garners double 1″s on two charts, both Both Billboard and Mediabase Gospel National Airplay with, “I Believe God,” and is available now wherever music is sold and streamed.  The single is from her forthcoming album JEKALYN. “I Believe God,” which releases Friday October 20. This marks Carr’s seventh career #1 on both Billboard and Mediabase radio charts.

Carr has netted the fourth-most Gospel Airplay No. 1s among all acts, dating to the survey’s March 2005 inception. Kirk Franklin and Tamela Mann are tied for first with 10 each, followed by James Fortune & FIYA (eight). Jim Asker via Billboard Chart Beat

JEKALYN, is full of inspiration, faith filled messages, encouragement, empowerment with each lyric bringing excitement, freedom, and restoration into the listeners atmosphere. Jekalyn Carr delivers a timeless album that shows maturity and defines the elevation of Jekalyn’s faith that has inspired people for years and, as it will continue for years to come. The self-titled, JEKALYN, marks Carr’s first-full release in four years and features outstanding collaborations with Tauren Wells, Kierra Sheard, Papa San, Tim Bowman Jr., Kirk Franklin, Pastor Mike Jr., Mike Teezy, Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Blanca and Elevation Rhythm.

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The song “I Believe God,” which Carr wrote solo, marks her fourth Gospel Airplay leader in succession. It follows “My Portion,” which led for a week in June 2022; “Jehovah Jireh,” which dominated for two weeks in July 2021; and “Changing Your Story,” which topped the tally for a week in September 2020. Carr first led Gospel Airplay in September 2016 when “You’re Bigger” began a four-week command. She subsequently led with “You Will Win” (six weeks, beginning in February 2018) and “It’s Yours” (nine, beginning in February 2019). Jim Asker via Billboard Chart Beat

“I pray that listeners of this project find hope and understanding in whatever trials and tribulations they are currently facing,” shares Jekalyn Carr.

Earlier this year, Carr starred in the Universal Pictures’ Will Packer produced film, PRAISE THIS, as “KiKi.” Carr received rave reviews for providing comic relief as her portrayal as the ghetto-fabulous choir member. Jekalyn Jekalyn Carr can also be heard during the midday on Radio One’s Atlanta affiliate Praise 102.5 as the host of her radio show “Jekalyn Carr Family Affair Show” which airs Monday-Friday 10am-3pm EST.

Follow Jekalyn Carr on social media using the handle @JekalynCarr, visiting Facebook and on her website at: IAMJekalynCarr.com.

About Jekalyn Carr:
In such a short period, Carr has achieved many notable accomplishments. She is an award-winningartist. Jekalyn has spent half a decade on top of the charts as a top-selling independent recording artist with ten Billboard No.1’s including six No.1 radio singles, two No.1 albums, two No.1 digital singles, and seven Top 10 songs. In her career, she’s garnered four GRAMMY® Award nominations, two Billboard Music Award nominations, millions of lifetime global streams. Her 1.5 million social media followers often go to her for a positive voice during rough times. She was recently inducted into the Women’s Songwriters Hall of Fame, and was named one of EBONY Magazine’s ‘Power 100’ in 2014 as one of the Most Influential People in the World and ranked No. 23 on Billboard’s Top Gospel Artist of the 2010s according to the All Decade-end Charts.

For Jekalyn Carr: allundria@ymail.com

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