Over the last six years, Charles Jenkins and Fellowship Chicago have become one of the most exciting and dependable hitmakers on the gospel music scene with a string of Billboard No. 1 gospel radio smashes such as "Awesome", "War" and the recent chart-topper, "Grace."
Now, they are back with the second radio single, "Can't Turn Back," from their forthcoming third album, "Keep the Faith" (Inspired People/Empire). It debuts at No. 30 on this week's Billboard Gospel Airplay chart. The joyous affirmation features a rollicking old school gospel bass line that is punctuated by Dixieland horn lines and a powerful vocal performance from Jenkins. "We do some Ray Charles-styled squeals and mix it all together with a feel-good rhythm," Jenkins says of the pulsating track.
Fans can view the lyric music video, stream the song or download it at this link: http://smartur.it/CJCantTurnBack
For two decades, Jenkins has been the pastor of the 8,000-member Fellowship Chicago church that was founded by the Rev. Clay Evans (also a best-selling recording artist) as the Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church in 1950. He burst onto the national landscape when he and Fellowship Chicago released the song "Awesome" in 2012. It topped Billboard Magazine's Hot Gospel Songs chart for 22 weeks and it has accumulated over 100 million streams. They have become radio mainstays with other chart hits such as "Just to Know Him," "Winning" and "I Will Live."