NATIONWIDE RESEARCH AT A GLANCE
We asked Contemporary Christian Music Radio listeners in multiple markets across the US during the past year about their favorite songs. We’ve seen a resurgence in scores for songs by female artists. From our nationwide research, here are the female Christian artists with the most songs among the Top 200 songs nationally.
- Francesca Battistelli
- Natalie Grant
- Lauren Daigle
- Jamie Grace (tie)
Coming in Finney’s Fast Five for July: The Top 5 Male Artists, according to music research from the past 12 months!
Chuck Finney is the President of Finney Media and has over 30 years experience helping radio stations grow audience and deepen relationships with listeners. He led Salem’s KLTY Dallas to record audience levels and served as National Program Director for Salem’s Fish CCM stations. While with KLTY, the station won multiple awards, including NRB Music Station Of The Year, the CMB Major Market Station Of The Year and the NAB Religious Station Of The Year.
Chuck served as Chairman of Christian Music Broadcasters and currently serves on the Radio Committee of NRB.
Since 2009, he has consulted Christian Music and Teaching radio stations and ministries internationally, helping them reach more people while being Gospel-focused.
He and his wife of 25 years, Lynda, live in the DFW area and have two daughters.