Anthony Brown & group therAPY Earn Fourth Gospel Airplay Leader With ‘Help!’

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Anthony Brown & group therAPY top Billboard’s Gospel Airplay chart, as “Help!” climbs 2-1 on the list dated Aug. 14. In the week ending Aug. 8, the track increased by 7% in plays, according to MRC Data.

“Help!,” the act’s fourth Gospel Airplay No. 1, was solo-penned by Brown.

“My team and I are so grateful and excited that ‘Help’ is the No. 1 song on the Billboard Gospel Airplay chart,” Brown says. “This song has meant so much to me, especially given the times we are living in. My hope is that it provides a source of inspiration and encouragement for everyone who hears it. Help is on the way!”

With “Help,” Brown & group therAPY bank their third Gospel Airplay chart-topper in succession. It follows “This Week,” which led for two frames starting on the list dated July 18, 2020, and “Blessings on Blessings,” which reigned for three weeks beginning in September 2019.

Brown & group therAPY first led with “Worth,” for 24 frames starting in September 2015. It’s the seventh-longest-leading No. 1 in the history of the chart, which launched in March 2005. (Marvin Sapp’s “Never Would Have Made It” ruled for a record 45 weeks starting in August 2007.)

Brown & group therAPY tie for the eighth-most Gospel Airplay leaders, matching the totals of Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Zacardi Cortez, Todd Dulaney, Charles Jenkins & Fellowship Chicago and Jonathan McReynolds. Kirk Franklin leads with eight No. 1s.

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