Jekalyn Carr’s gospel hit “You’re Bigger” has crossed over from gospel to mainstream music charts. The song is doing exceptionally well at radio. As of September 24, it rests at the number 33 position on Billboard’s Adult R&B Radio Airplay chart – right between Drake and Tory Lanez.
“You’re Bigger” remained at the number two position on the radio chart for thirteen weeks before garnering Carr her first-ever number one spot on Billboard’s Gospel Airplay chart. (reaching 3.2 million weekly).
The song is from Carr’s third album, The Life Project. The August 2016 release debuted at number one on Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums chart. “You’re Bigger” also stayed on Billboard’s Gospel Digital Songs chart for two consecutive weeks (for most digital downloads).
The powerful singer, evangelist and West Memphis, Aransas native received numerous accolades this year, including being named as a Power 100 by EBONY magazine, a distinguished list of some of the most influential people in the world. Others on that list include Beyonce, Bishop T.D Jakes, Kanye West and Quincy Jones. Additionally, Carr was named one of the 16 New Faces in Gospel by P Diddy’s Revolt TV. ESSENCE named her as One To Watch, and JET Magazine also recognized her artistry.
Jekalyn Carr is making a positive impact on society and young people through her life changing music. And, for a teen in today’s fast-paced world, that’s always a good thing.