Whitney Houston’s "I Go To The Rock" Makes a Big Splash on the Billboard Gospel Album Chart

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Two Emmy Awards, six Grammy Awards, 16 Billboard Music Awards, and 28 Guinness World Records winner Whitney Houston returns to the Billboard Gospel Album chart this week. Houston's latest album I Go To The RockThe Gospel Music of Whitney Houston has climbed to the No. 2 spot on Billboard's Top Gospel Albums. 

According to Billboard, the compilation garnered 4,000 equivalent album sales during the tracking week ending March 30, 2023, propelling it to the No. 2 spot. Houston's posthumous effort was released on March 24, 2023. 

This is the late singer's LP marks Houston's second entry into the gospel-centric chart. Her first faith-based LP, the soundtrack to the film The Preacher's Wife, entered at No. 1 in December 1996 and proceeded to dominate the list for 26 frames. It has charted for 158 weeks and was most recently on the ranking this January. Eventually the album became number one gospel album on the 1997 Billboard Top Gospel Albums year-end chart and also "Best-selling Gospel Recording" by the National Association of Recording Merchandisers (NARM) in 1996-1997. It was certified 3× Platinum for shipping 3 million copies in the United States alone by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) on June 30, 1998.

I Go to the Rock comprises studio recordings and live performances. The six songs not available until now: "He Can Use Me," "I Found a Wonderful Way," "Testimony," "This Day," "He/Believe" and a live version of the Simon & Garfunkel classic "Bridge Over Troubled Water." 



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