Hezekiah Walker’s Mega Hit song Every Praise has become the elite title to spend at least
26 weeks atop an airplay ranking
New York, NY — Hezekiah Walker’s “Every Praise” joins an exclusive club of songs that have led an airplay chart (that Billboard currently produces each week) for half a year or more, as the track rebounds 2-1 to tally its 26th nonconsecutive week at No. 1 on Gospel Airplay.
The buoyant anthem becomes one of only seven tracks that have dominated a Nielsen BDS-based airplay ranking for six months or more.
Here’s a look at the smashes to notch such commands (and the dates that they reached No. 1):
46 weeks at No. 1, “Never Would Have Made It,” Marvin Sapp, Aug. 25, 2007 (the longest reign on any BDS-based Billboard airplay chart)
29, “I Trust You,” James Fortune & FIYA, Aug. 30, 2008
26, “Every Praise,” Hezekiah Walker, Aug. 10, 2013
Regional Mexican Songs
31, “No Me Conoces Aun,” Palomo, July 28, 2001
Latin Pop Songs
30, “No Me Doy Por Vencido,” Luis Fonsi, Aug. 30, 2008