Ellie Holcomb Debut Album 'As Sure As The Sun' Hits No. 2 Christian Charts & No. 34 on Billboard 200
Singer/songwriter, Ellie Holcomb, released her solo debut last week to with high praise and album sales. As Sure As The Sun went to No. 8 on iTunes' Overall album chart and No. 1 on its Christian chart along with topping the Christian genre at Amazon in its first week. The album has found itself at No. 34 on the Billboard Top 200 album chart and No. 2 on Billboard's Christian album chart with sales of over 10,000 units at press time.
Holcomb's first radio single, "The Broken Beautiful," contines to be added to stations across the country and is currently No. 3 New & Active on the National Audience chart. Early champions at Christian radio include SiriusXM's The Message as well as KFIS/Portland, WBVM/Tampa, WBFJ/Winston-Salem, and Shine.FM in Chicago and Indianapolis.
As Sure As The Sun is the follow up to her two EP's With You Now and Magnolia and features eleven songs written by Holcomb, each carefully woven with scripture into the lyrics. Encouraged by her husband to record her own music, Holcomb's hope with her new collection of songs is that they will be reminders of truth by refreshing, encouraging, and blessing all who hear them.
Ellie began a Kickstarter campaign to raise support for the making of her album, setting a goal of $40,000 to be raised in 50 days. She reached her initial goal in only 3 days and ended up raising over $108,000 with 1,756 backers. This highly successful Kickstarter campaign placed her 4th overall top Christian Kickstarter Campaign as well as placing in the Top 30 Most Funded Kickstarter Music campaigns of all time.
Holcomb is a Nashville native, a seasoned artist, as well as a wife and mother. For the past seven years, she's been part of her husband's band, Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors. Last December she was the special guest on Andrew Peterson's annual "Behold The Lamb of God" Christmas Tour and is appearing at various venues and festivals across the U.S. this year, such as KLTY's Celebrate Freedom and AtlantaFest. Holcomb will appear on six tour dates this fall with Crowder.
Ellie Holcomb, the singer, songwriter and storyteller releases her debut album, As Sure As The Sun on Full Heart Music. The album was produced by Brown Bannister and Ben Shive and is climbing up the iTunes Overall Album Chart and currently at No. 15, while it holds at No. 1 on the Christian Chart.