BeBe Winans scores his third No. 1 on Billboard‘s  opens in a new windowGospel Airplay chart as “In Jesus Name” reaches the top of the survey dated Nov. 20. The song gained by 12% in plays in the tracking week ending Nov. 14, according to MRC Data.

Billboard Gospel Airplay Chart - Bebe Winans - In Jesus Name
Billboard Gospel Airplay Chart – Bebe Winans – In Jesus Name

The singer-songwriter, 59, and part of the genre’s iconic Winans family from Detroit, solo-authored “In Jesus Name.” It’s from his 2019 studio album opens in a new windowNeed You, which hit No. 3 on Top Gospel Albums that September, becoming his 15th top 10.

Winans achieves his first Gospel Airplay No. 1 as an unaccompanied solo artist. “In Jesus Name” follows “Close to You,” with his sister and longtime collaborator CeCe Winans (10 weeks at the summit starting in September 2009), and “He Promised Me,” featuring Tobbi and Tommi and introducing Kiandra (one week, April 2018).

BeBe Winans – In Jesus Name

Impressively, BeBe Winans has now dominated Billboard gospel charts in five distinct decades: the 1980s, ’90s, 2000s, ’10s and ’20s.

Along with his three Gospel Airplay No. 1s (2000s-’20s), he notched at least one Top Gospel Albums No. 1 in each decade from the ’80s through the 2000s.


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