Some huge news was reported for famous Christian singer Lauren Daigle this week. The beloved singer who has inspired many with her faith-filled lyrics dominated several other musicians for a top-three spot on the Billboard 200.
According to Rolling Stone, Daigle's new Christian album called "Look Up Child" took the number 3 spot, only following Paul McCartney and Eminem. Daigle's album sold 115,000 units with 103,000 album sales.
The 27-year-old's album set the record for the best-selling Christian music album of the year, the biggest "traditional sales frame" for a Christian album in nine years, and the biggest sales week for a specifically Christian female artist in the past 20 years.
Lauren said, "I'm inspired to see music continue to cross-pollinate through genres. I'm incredibly grateful for how well people have connected with 'Look Up Child.'"
Rolling Stone noted that Daigle's album this week sold a vast amount more than Drake, Ariana Grande, Mac Miller, Post Malone, and other mega-famous artists. They noted that there has been a rise in the demand for Christian music in recent days.
Several people took to social media to talk about how Lauren's new album has impacted their lives:
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