Today, GRAMMY and Stellar Award-winning artist, actress and entrepreneur, Kierra Sheard’s latest album KIERRA (Karew Entertainment / RCA Inspiration) debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums chart, #1 on Billboard’s Top Christian/Gospel albums chart, and #2 on Billboard’s Top 200 Christian & Gospel Consumption chart. Released on April 17th, KIERRA has knocked the longstanding #1 Jesus Is King out of the top position, and has garnered more than 3 million streams in its first week.
Sheard is overwhelmed by the response the album is receiving and says, “I’m so honored and grateful. God is faithful! My team and my supporters have really held me down, and lifted me up during this trying time. This has put a smile on my face and in my heart.”
On top of KIERRA, which features the singles “It Keeps Happening” and “Don’t Judge Me” featuring Missy Elliott, dominating the Gospel Albums chart, the songstress’ latest single “Something Has To Break (Live)” featuring Tasha Cobbs Leonard garnered over 1.5 million views on YouTube in just a little over a week. In addition, Kierra performed for Billboard’s Live At Home series on Facebook raising money for Ronald McDonald House Charities Detroit.
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SOURCE: The Christian Beat, Jessie Clarks