Bethel Music's Steffany Gretzinger debuts on Billboard's Top Christian Albums at No. 2 with her second solo effort, Blackout. The set is prevented from occupying the #1 by MercyMe's I Can Only Imagine: The Very Best of Mercyme.
Blackout arrives with 13,000 equivalent album units, 11,000 from traditional album sales. Gretzinger's debut album, The Undoing, also launched at its No. 2 peak on Sept. 13, 2014, selling a weekly career-best 13,000 copies in its opening week.
What critics are saying about Blackout...
"Blackout is a possessing masterwork, a career achievement if she decided for some reason to walk away tomorrow-5/5 Stars!" - CCM Magazine
"Every song is completely anointed, Spirit-led and emotionally captivating. Steffany's powerful and gorgeous vocals keep me hanging on every word she sings."- New Release Today
"With powerful, engaging vocals, and catchy pop melodies, Blackout is aworshipful not-to-be-missed album of 2018." - JesusFreakHideout.com"Her new songs testify to the fact that God moves in living color and walks hand-in-hand with us through the dark." - Homelife Magazine
"...it's personal with equal portions of emotions and intelligence." - Hallels
"With intriguing musical arrangements and encouraging lyrics, listeners are sure to find a song that inspires their Christian walk and bring them closer to the Savior." - Today's Christian Entertainment