Los Angeles, CA (May 8, 2019)
Multi-platinum selling and award-winning group, Hillsong UNITED celebrates its largest career street week sales to date with the release of their new album, People. Debuting at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Album, Top Christian/Gospel Album and Top Current Album charts, the compilation also garnered the No. 1 spot on HITS Top 50 Chart and No. 2 on Billboard’s Top 200. The monumental project generated over 8 million streams and over 100K in albums sold within its first week, solidifying UNITED’s status as the most influential group found within contemporary Christian music. The collection boasts 12 tracks, including the breakout single “Good Grace” which the band recently performed live on Good Morning America.
With an impressive 13 live albums in their repertoire, Hillsong UNITED continues their winning streak with this new catalog addition. Each song on the new album conveys an underlying theme of unity and aims to reflect the core values of the group while addressing the current state of the world. The 12 tracks that make up “People” include previously released singles “As You Find Me,” “Good Grace,” “Whole Heart (Hold Me Now),” and Another in the Fire.” Debuting in December 2018, “Good Grace” set the record as UNITED’s highest streaming street week career single, which “Whole Heart” subsequently broke by an increase of 12% upon its release in January 2019. “As You Find Me” has already garnered 8.2+ million global streams/YouTube views to date, while “Whole Heart” and “Good Grace” have amassed over 31.8+ million global streams (including YouTube views) collectively. Their latest track, “Another in the Fire,” has already garnered 4.4+ million global streams.
In support of People, Hillsong UNITED returned to the U.S. for the first time in nearly three years kicking off its The People Tour in Austin, Texas on April 25. The arena circuit includes a total of 33 stops before culminating at New York City’s Madison Square Garden on July 2.
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