Sponsored Post: First Solo EP by Titus Showers Sweeps Billboard Charts, Debuts at #1

HAMMOND, LOUISIANA – Released on May 10, 2019, WHO?, the debut EP by Louisiana-based singer, songwriter, and philanthropist Titus Showers, lead singer of chart-topping sibling group The Showers, is the highest gospel album sales debut by a gospel artist this year and the highest gospel album sales and charting debut by a new artist this year-to-date.

WHO? (A&P/UAMG/Sony/Orchard/New Day) debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums Consumption chart and No.1 on the Nielsen Top Gospel Album Sales chart.

Titus also appeared in the Top 20 on the prestigious Billboard Emerging Artists chart, which ranks the most popular developing artists of the week, using the same formula as the all-encompassing Billboard Artist 100, which measures artist activity across multiple Billboard charts, including the Billboard Hot 100, Billboard 200 and the Social 50.

WHO? also landed in the Top 5 on Billboard Combined Top Christian/Gospel Albums, Top 10 on Billboard Top Independent Albums, and Top 40 on the all-genre Top Albums chart.

Billboard‘s Top Gospel Album Sales Chart Debut
Kirk Franklin: 19,957
William Murphy: 2,993
Anthony Evans: 2,778
Titus Showers: 2,633
JJ Hairston: 2,388
WOW Gospel 2019: 1,775
Donald Lawrence: 1,597
Jovanta Patton: 1,560
Bishop Paul S. Morton: 1,502
All Nations Assembly: 1,457

Nielsen SoundScan’s Gospel Total Consumption Album Sales Debut
Kirk Franklin: 16,752
Anthony Evans: 2,666
Titus Showers: 2,633
William Murphy: 2,141
JJ Hairston: 2,028
WOW Gospel 2019: 1,775
Jovanta Patton: 1,533
Bishop Paul S. Morton: 1,503
Donald Lawrence: 1,178
Kurt Carr: 1,167

The 7-track EP boasts an all-star lineup of composers, producers, songwriters and featured guest artists. GRAMMY®-nominated producer and songwriter Lucius B. Hoskins (Shirley Ceaser, Zacardi Cortez, Joshua Rogers) contributes on four of the EP’s seven tracks: “It’s Gonna Be Alright,” “Make It,” “Amen” and the Billboard Top 10 digital track and lead single, “In His Name.”

Three-time GRAMMY® nominee Darrel Walls of The Walls Group contributes with his vocal production, while GRAMMY®-nominated producer Tyrone Belle (The Walls Group) co-produces on two songs (“In His Name,” “Make It”).

GRAMMY®-nominated and Stellar Award-winning Christian hip-hop artist and songwriter Canton Jones makes an appearance on a remix version of The Showers 2015 Billboard Top 15 radio hit “Better,” and 2016’s Billboard Top 25 song “Immediately” gets a revisit. Both songs were written and produced by acclaimed musician Deon Kipping (Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Marvin Sapp). BET’s Sunday Best Season 6 champion and two-time Stellar Award winner Tasha Page-Lockhart adds her vocal production prowess on the track “Love,” featuring Keyondra Lockett and produced by Stellar Award-winning producer Sean Keys (The Showers).

In addition to his musical success, Titus recently announced his partnership with Forbes Listed Top 25 U.S. charity, MAP International, a global Christian health and relief organization. Titus will serve as a global ambassador advocating for community health development, disease prevention, and eradication, and relief and rehabilitation by helping provide life-changing medicines and health supplies to all people across the world, regardless of religion, gender, race, nationality, or ethnic background who are living in conditions of poverty.

Titus Showers resides in Hammond, Louisiana. WHO? is available now in retail stores and on all digital platforms for download and streaming. He will be in Chicago on August 21-23, 2019 on a radio tour.

For more information visit www.IAmTitusShowers.com.

Connect with Titus Showers:
IG: @IAmTitusShowers | Twitter: @IAmTitusShowers | Facebook: /IAmTitusShowers |

Watch the music video for “In His Name”:

About Bob Marovich

Bob Marovich is a gospel music historian, author, and radio host. Founder of Journal of Gospel Music blog (formally The Black Gospel Blog) and producer of the Gospel Memories Radio Show.

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