Osinachi Joseph, popularly known as Sinach, has become the first African to top the Billboard Christan songwriters chart after spending seven weeks atop the chart.
The 47-year-old shared her excitement over the feat on Twitter on Wednesday.
’’So apparently We have been No 1 on billboard USA for Christian songwriter for 7 weeks !! Look at God!! First Black person. First from Africa … So grateful to God!! Thank you @billboard#loveworld @joe_egbu…’’ she tweeted.
So apparently We have been No 1 on billboard USA for Christian song writer for 7 weeks !! Look at God!! First Black person 😳😳😳😳😳😳
First from Africa … So grateful to God!! Thank you @billboard #loveworld❤️ @joe_egbu 💕💕 @integritymusic #waymaker #sponsoredbygrace pic.twitter.com/XfarPtlIGX
— Sinach (@sinach) May 5, 2020
The chart rankings are based on both online and physical sales, radio play and online streaming.
Davido achieved a similar feat in 2019 when his 2017 song, ’Fall’, became the longest-charting Nigerian pop song in Billboard history.