*As the holiday season is reaching its climax and the new year is just about here, Mathew Knowles‘ Music World Gospel is dominating Billboard’s Top Gospel Album chart, holding the no. 1, 2, 10, 29 and 50 positions this week.
Amber Bullock’s debut project, “Thank You,” entered at no. 1, and Grammy nominee Le’Andria Johnson’s “The Awakening of Le’Andria Johnson, “which spent eight weeks at no. 1, holds at 2 for six weeks. Le’Andria’s holiday CD, “Christmas Best,” holds at no. 10.
Trin-i-tee 5:7 is also making it happen, along with label mate Micah Stampley.
“We have demonstrated significant growth and had several major artist signings this year. In 2012, we are expanding the label’s release schedule to include over 45 new releases. We have other faith-based acquisitions that we will be announcing in the coming months,” said Knowles in a statement.
This year, Music World Gospel experienced a 115 plus percent revenue increase from 2010, and the label moved to the Top 5 on the Gospel Album Labels chart from no. 9 in 2010 on Billboard’s Year-End charts.