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5 LDS Artists Break Top 10 on Billboard Chart in Same Week


Five LDS artists reached top-10 status on Billboard's "Classical Crossover Albums" this week. Here's a look at these artists and the albums that are topping Billboard charts. 

1. The Piano Guys

Staying no. 1 for the sixth week in a row, The Piano Guys tops the list with their album Uncharted. Released on October 28, 2016, this album features all the Piano Guys' latest hits including their incredible Jungle Book/Sarabande, which was featured in a music video shot in the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza. Uncharted also reached no. 15 on the Billboard 200 chart, The Piano Guys' second highest ranking on that chart to date. 

2. Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling's Brave Enough album sweeps into the no. 2 spot on the "Classical Crossover" chart. Released just over a year ago, Stirling's album features songs with popular vocalists including  Christina Perri, Dan + Shay, Lecrae, and others. Within its first week, Brave Enough hit no. 5 on Billboard's 200 chart and remains Stirling's second-highest album on the chart. 

3. Camille Nelson

Camille Nelson's album Lead Me Home made no. 8 on the "Classical Crossover" chart this week. The acoustic-driven folk music album is Nelson's first album with Stone Angel Music and released August 18. The album also features guest artists like Steven Sharp Nelson of The Piano Guys and Ryan Shupe of Ryan Shupe and the Rubberband.

4. Nathan Pacheco

Nathan Pacheco comes in at no. 9 on the list with his album Higher. Released in February, Pacheco's album is a collection of his favorite songs that connect with spiritual moments from his performances across the world. The album includes hymns like "How Great Thou Art" as well as modern classics like "Forever." 

5. Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Coming in at no. 10 on the list, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir's latest album Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Friends features an unprecedented collection of 15-years worth of standout recordings with legendary vocalists. Among these recordings is the choir's 2002 performance of "Fragile" with Yo-Yo Ma and Sting at the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake and Santino Fontana's "He Lives in You."

Lead images from Youtube and www.camillenelson.com 
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