The Best In Me

Album: Here I Am (2010)
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Songfacts®:

  • This is the lead single of gospel singer Marvin Sapp's follow-up album to his best-seller, Thirsty. Sapp, who doubles as founder and senior pastor of Lighthouse Full Life Center Church in his hometown of Grand Rapids, Michigan, co-wrote the track with the album's producer, Aaron Lindsey (Israel Houghton).
  • Here I Am debuted at #2 on the Billboard 200, making Sapp the all-time highest charting gospel artist in the chart's 54-year history. Previously, no gospel album had placed higher than # 3, a placing last achieved among gospel records on June 14, 1997 by God's Property from Kirk Franklin's Nu Nation.
  • The album debuted with approximately 76,000 units sold, the highest weekly sales for a gospel set since Ruben Studdard's I Need An Angel shifted 96,000 on the December 11, 2004 tally. It was also the first gospel set to visit the top 10 of the Billboard 200 since Mary Mary's The Sound debuted at #7 in November of 2008.

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