Thomson ReutersJanuary 16, 2013 16:05
LOS ANGELES, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Christian singer-songwriter Chris Tomlin topped the Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday as his album, "Burning Lights," became the fourth Christian album to top the charts.
Tomlin, 40, who scored his first mainstream No. 1 album, sold 73,000 units in its first week, according to figures compiled by Nielsen SoundScan.
It was the first time a Christian album rose to No. 1 since hip-hop and pop artist tobyMac's "Eye on It" in September 2012.