It seems Marvin Sapp, the talented singer and pastor who scored a huge gospel/R&B cross-over hit a couple years ago with “Never Would Have Made It,” is still making it — big time. Last week his latest CD,, debuted at number two on the Billboard 200 charts, just below Lady Antebellum and above Ludacris.
This is a record-breaking achievement, according to all the chart-tracking music blogs, as its the first time in Billboard history that a gospel album has debuted so high on the charts. Aretha Franklin, Kirk Franklin, and Mary Mary established the , but Sapp has taken it to a new level.and
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