Holcomb’s Solo Debut Climbs the Charts
Last week, singer and songwriter Ellie Holcomb released her solo debut to huge acclaim. Sitting nicely at No. 8 on iTunes’ Overall album chart and No. 1 on its Christian chart along with topping the Christian genre at Amazon in its first week, As Sure As The Sun has now found itself at No. 34 on the Billboard Top 200 album chart and No. 2 on Billboard’s Christian album chart with sales of over 10,000 units at press time.
The first radio single, “The Broken Beautiful,” has climbed to No. 3 on the New and Active at the National Audience Chart and No. 4 New and Active at AC Indicator, and continues to be added to stations across the country.
As Sure As The Sun (Full Heart Music), which was produced by Brown Bannister and Ben Shive, also continues to receive high critical acclaim and media coverage. The album has been touted as one of the top records of the year and a “must-have” album in everyone’s music library. A recent review in the Examiner sums it up well, stating, “Holcomb sings her honest, vulnerable thoughts to God…There’s innocence about her love songs to Jesus that is refreshing in an age when Christian artists seem to be trying too hard to sound overly worldy.”
Even Holcomb’s peers were spreading the news about the album’s release, letting their friends and followers know about the album’s release. Support towards As Sure As The Sun came from artists such as Amy Grant, Bart Millard, Bo Rinehart (NEEDTOBREATHE), Crowder, Kari Jobe, and Natalie Grant to name just a few, as well as The Bachelor’s Emily Maynard, each encouraging everyone to go buy this album!
[Source: Merge PR]