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Yolanda Adams 1999 Hit “Open My Heart” Returns to Billboard Gospel Digital Songs Chart at #2!


Yolanda Adams seems to be the “Queen of Gospel Music Re-Charting“! Just in September 2015, Adams appeared on the the Jimmy Fallon Show. Singing her 2005 Hit “Victory”. Shortly after her performance on the show, Adams re-charted the song on billboard in the top 5. In addition to being #1 on iTunes for a number of days.

This week, Yolanda Adams Re-Charted another song “Open My Heart” at #2 on Billboard’s Gospel Digital Songs Chart. Open My Heart is off of the Grammy Award Winning album Mountain Hill… Valley Low released in 1999 on Elektra Records.

Several singles were released from Mountain High... Valley Low. The set leads with the Warryn Campbell-produced “Yeah”, which was co-written by gospel duo Mary Mary who springboarded from the song to gain their own fame. The most notable single was the second release, “Open My Heart”, which became a massive crossover fixture on R&B radio. Both of the singles had accompanying music videos. Remixers like Maurice Joshua, Digital Black-N-Groove, Pound Boys, and Junior Vasquez were brought in to turn both of these songs into dance club-friendly material.

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“The Things We Do” and “Fragile Heart” were also serviced to radio and fared well on adult contemporary stations. The album stands as Adams’s best-selling to date, having sold more than 2,374,000 copies and being certified double-platinum by the RIAA.The album won the Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Soul Gospel Album.


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  1. Joseph Brown

    May 7, 2016 at 6:56 PM

    …and let’s not forget that “In the Midst of It All” charted at No. 13 on Billboard’s Digital Songs on February 20, 2016. The song is also from Yolanda’s 1999 project, Mountain High…Valley Low! Great feats…go Yolanda!

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