Ben Fuller achieves his first leader on Billboard’s Christian Airplay survey as “Who I Am” lifts to the top of the chart dated Nov. 12.
In the tracking week ending Nov. 6, the single drew 6.7 million audience impressions, according to Luminate.
The 35-year-old singer-songwriter co-wrote the song with Krystal Polychronis and David Spencer, the latter of whom co-produced it with Bryan Fowler. The track is slated to be on Fuller’s forthcoming debut LP.
Ben Fuller Earns First Christian AC Airplay No. 1 With ‘Who I Am’
Fuller, who hails from southern Vermont, grew up working on his family’s dairy farm and has been public about overcoming his battles with cocaine and alcohol addiction.
“Three years ago this fall marks the time that I accepted Jesus into my heart,” Fuller told Billboard when ‘Who I Am’ first crowned Christian AC Airplay. “There’s nothing God can’t do, because with Him, anything is possible.”
Fuller claims the first No. 1 for an act in its initial visit to Christian Airplay since Katy Nichole’s “In Jesus Name (God of Possible)” began a nine-week rule in April. Fuller is the first male to achieve the feat since Cory Asbury’s “Reckless Love” controlled the survey for 13 frames starting in April 2018.
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