NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Hillary Scott & The Scott Family top the Billboard Top Christian Albums chart and secure the No. two position on the Billboard Top Country Album’s chart this week with the critically acclaimed debut album Love Remains (EMI Nashville/Capitol CMG—buy), after moving over 31,000 units in its first week. Its “heart-stopping” (Rolling Stone) lead single “Thy Will” also claims the No. one position on Billboard‘s Hot Christian Songs for the second week while dominating Billboard‘s Christian Digital Songs for its eighth consecutive week. Making an impact at radio, the hit single is No. 7 on the CHR chart and No. 11 at AC Indicator and AC Monitored.
The 13-track collection Love Remains offers “impressively tight harmonies and emotional performances” (Billboard) from Hillary, mother Linda Davis, father Lang Scott and younger sister Rylee. Mainstream music critics continue to praise the “stirring new album” (Nashville Lifestyles).
“It’s striking — a collection of hymns and contemporary Christian music delivered with extreme polish.” – New York Times
“… a 13-track record that blends down-home southern gospel, country, pop, bluegrass and soul.” – Guideposts
“The music includes contemporary Christian pop and country, along with distinct nods to bluegrass, Southern spirituals and traditional gospel music.” – Associated Press
“Turns pain and loss into healing…on the intensely personal project.” – Music Row
“A sweet, powerful celebration of faith and family harmony, Love Remains is grounded in love.” – Rolling Stone
“The collection benefits from top-notch production by Ricky Skaggs, who helps intertwine a gospel, bluegrass, country and pop combination that’s nothing short of flawless.” – CCM Magazine
“Fans find their own sense of peace while listening to the new music.” – CMT
“A tenderhearted family collaboration…they are simple songs of faith, both old and new, all affirming that no low valley is without some high hill. Ricky Skaggs’ production gently blends bluegrass and gospel.” – People
“The stories behind the songs are personal, but were created to share a message of joy and hope through difficult times.” – Southern Living
“Love Remains showcases the heartfelt harmonies of the Scott Family as they share their journey of faith through the heights and valleys of life and the hope that is found in a relationship with our Heavenly Father.” – Today’s Christian Entertainment
“A profession of her faith within the musical talents fans have come to know and love in her secular country work.” – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Love Remains follows more than 18 million album sales worldwide for Hillary Scott as one-third of the one of the world’s most popular groups, Lady Antebellum. The trio has earned six platinum singles and dubbed ACM and CMA “Vocal Group of the Year”
three years in a row.