'God's Not Dead' Soundtrack Song "Hold You Up" Hits No. 1, Listen Here (VIDEO)
The popular God's Not Dead movie produced the God's Not Dead Soundtrack that released on March 4th from Inpop Records. This week, the soundtrack produced it's first No.1 hit with the song "Hold You Up," on the Nielsen/BDS Hot AC/CHR chart. The single's success reflects continued momentum for the album as well, which maintains its position among the Top 10 soundtracks on iTunes' Top Soundtracks chart.
God's Not Dead has grossed more than $40 million in box office sales since its March 21 release the Pure Flix movie has helped to fuel success of the soundtrack too. Its lead radio single "Hold You Up," which initially launched last September, soared to No. 1 a mere four weeks following the film's debut. Consequently, the song; performed by actor/musician Shane Harper (Disney's "Good Luck Charlie," "High School Musical 2," "Flipped"), who also stars in the movie; currently boasts more than 25,000 downloads, nearly half of those in the last month alone.
Rachel Leigh with KPUL-FM in Des Moines, Iowa, shared, "We are thrilled with how 'Hold You Up' has performed at radio and grateful to Christian radio stations for their support," says Inpop Records President/General Manager Mark Lusk. "The movie has truly taken off, and its music is resonating with audiences as well. Inpop is proud to be associated with such an exciting project."
The soundtrack features songs from Newsboys, Superchick, Jimmy Needham, Stellar Kart, JJ Weeks Band and Tricia Brock, among others. Additional singles "This is The Time" and "What I Know" are to follow. Purchase the album online here.
God's Not Dead starred David A.R. White, Shane Harper, Kevin Sorbo, Willie & Korie Robertson and Marco Khan. The film was directed by Harold Cronk and written by Hunter Dennis, Chuck Konzelman and Cary Solomon.
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