Tasha Cobbs Leonard’s ‘The Moment’ Hits No. 1 on Gospel Airplay Chart

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"God conscionable keeps blowing my mind," she tells Billboard.

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Tasha Cobbs Leonard rolls up her sixth leader, and 4th successful succession, connected Billboard’s Gospel Airplay floor plan (dated May 27), arsenic “The Moment” hops from No. 4 to No. 1.

In nan search week ending May 19, nan azygous accrued by 5% successful plays, according to Luminate.

Cobbs Leonard co-authored “The Moment” pinch Deon Kipping. It was produced by her husband, Kenneth Leonard Jr.

“God conscionable keeps blowing my mind,” Cobbs Leonard tells Billboard. “I admit everyone astatine power who supported ‘The Moment,’ and I’m grateful for everyone’s emotion and support down done nan years. Like nan opus says, ‘It tin hap correct now!’”

“The Moment” follows Cobbs Leonard’s “Gotta Believe,” which reigned for a week successful March 2022. Before that, “In Spite of Me” led for a week successful June 2021 and “You Know My Name (Live),” dominated for 1 framework successful October 2019.

The singer-songwriter antecedently topped Gospel Airplay pinch her debut hit, “Break Every Chain,” for 7 weeks starting successful June 2013, and added her 2nd No. 1 arsenic featured connected Kirk Franklin’s “My World Needs You” (also featuring Sarah Reeves and Tamela Mann), a two-week leader successful July 2017.

With six No. 1s connected Gospel Airplay, which launched successful March 2005, Cobbs Leonard ties 4 different artists for nan fourth-best total: Jekalyn Carr, Todd Dulaney, Charles Jenkins & Fellowship Chicago and Marvin Sapp. Tamela Mann leads each acts pinch 10 chart-toppers, followed by Kirk Franklin (nine) and James Fortune & FIYA (eight).

Plus, Cobbs Leonard and Tamela Mann each person 4 consecutive Gospel Airplay No. 1s, nan longest progressive streaks among female artists. Dulaney and Jonathan McReynolds person nan longest progressive streaks, and successful nan chart’s history, among each acts, pinch 5 each. Dulaney is looking to widen his tally pinch “It’s Working” (with Hezekiah Walker), up 28-27 for a caller precocious connected nan latest list.

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