Chicago, IL – GRAMMY® Award-winning songwriter and Inspired People recording artist Pastor Charles Jenkins and Fellowship Chicago have notched their fourth week at #1* on Billboard Magazine’s Gospel Airplay chart with their best-selling song “#WAR” for the week ending August 23rd.
The news comes as Pastor Jenkins spent a whirlwind weekend in Dallas, TX at Bishop T.D. Jakes’ Megafest event where he performed before thousands and collected interviews with celebrities for his syndicated radio program “Inspired People Radio” that will debut this fall.
In other news, Pastor Jenkins has been confirmed as a presenter at the 46th annual Dove Awards television taping on October 13th at Lipscomb University in Nashville. Erica Campbell and “Duck Dynasty” star Sadie Robertson have been selected as the show hostesses and it will air on the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN).
Pastor Jenkins’ latest #1 album “Any Given Sunday” is up for a Dove Award nomination for Best Traditional Gospel Album and “#WAR” is nominated for Best Traditional Gospel Song.
Meanwhile, Pastor Jenkins is kicking off a Young Chicago Youth Weekend with power-packed sessions, concerts, contests and sporting events this Friday, August 28th through Sunday, August 30th. Free registration is available at www.fellowshipchicago.com
He burst into the national spotlight when he and the Fellowship Chicago choir’s radio debut “Awesome” topped Billboard Magazine’s Hot Gospel Songs chart for 22 weeks in 2012. It won a BMI Award in 2014 for over 50,000-lifetime radio spins. The album “Best of Both Worlds” debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Gospel Album sales chart, garnered 5 Stellar Awards, multiple Dove Award nominations and an appearance at Jay Z’s “Made In America” festival. Please visit www.charlesjenkins.com