Latest Tabernacle Choir CD 'This Is The Christ' reaches No. 1 on Billboard chart

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir's latest album, "This Is The Christ," reached no. 1 on Billboard's Classical Overall chart this week. The album, which features songs and hymns focusing on the mission and messages of Jesus Christ, unseated the previous leader — "The Royal Wedding: The Official Album." That collection of music, related to the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, is now at No. 2 on the chart.

In addition, the "Men of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir" came in at No.3 this week. This album has appeared on the Billboard charts for 26 weeks.

"This Is The Christ," which also features the Orchestra at Temple Square, includes new recordings of such songs as "The Lord My Pasture Will Prepare," "Dear to the Heart of the Shepherd" and "Nearer, Dear Savior, to Thee;" as well as previously recorded favorites such as "O, Divine Redeemer," "God So Loved The World," "Come Unto Him" and "I Believe in Christ."

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