Kirk Franklin Earns Landmark 100th Week Atop Billboard's Gospel Songwriters Chart

Kirk Franklin has reached the top of Billboard‘s Gospel Songwriters Chart for a landmark 100th week.

“As a songwriter, there are few things more gratifying than seeing your work connect with people on a deep level,” Franklin told Billboard. “To have my music resonate with so many for 100 weeks is truly a humbling experience.

“I am grateful beyond words to those that love my music for their support and to everyone who has played a part in bringing my music to life,” he added.

The multiple Grammy award winning musician is the first to earn 100 weeks on the Gospel Songwriters chart.

Franklin has earned a number of other credits on Billboard‘s gospel charts. They include the record for the most Hot Gospel Songs No. 1s, the second-most top five hits, top 10s and overall entries.

He shares the record for the most No. 1 entries on Gospel Airplay chart – 9 – with Tamela Mann, and holds the record for the most career entries at the format.

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