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RUDY CURRENCE NO. 1 SINGLE “I BELONG HERE” SPENDS TWO CONSECUTIVE WEEKS ATOP BILLBOARD’S GOSPEL AIRPLAY CHART

"I Belong Here" Cracks Top 10 on Billboard's Hot Gospel Songs Chart, #2 on Billboard's Gospel Songwriters Chart, #3 on Billboard's Gospel Producers Chart

Grammy Award winning producer, songwriter and independent new artist Rudy Currence Billboard No.1 hit song “I Belong Here” spends its second consecutive week atop Billboard’s Gospel Airplay chart (week ending Feb 13.)  Additionally, the song, which Currence wrote solo cracks Top 10 on the Hot Gospel Songs chart, #2 on Billboard’s Gospel Songwriters chart, and #3 on Billboard’s Gospel Producers chart. “I Belong Here” is his second Gospel Airplay Top 20 entry. His single “Testimony” reached No. 18 in February 2018.

“I Belong Here” is available now: https://ffm.to/ibelonghere

“I feel like ‘I Belong Here’ is a song of faith needed for these trying times. It has a universal message and is a soundtrack of hope that everybody can relate to,” states Rudy Currence.

The Atlanta-based singer-songwriter has penned songs for artists including Mya, Ray J, blockbuster movie “The Bourne Identity,” David Banner, Christina Bell, and multiplatinum, Grammy and Emmy Award winning, music icon, Quincy Jones. In 2013, Rudy won both Grammy and Dove awards for his production on Lecrae’s album, “Gravity” and in 2015, was again Grammy nominated for writing “Sunday AM” (Pronounced Sunday Morning) for gospel music legend, Karen Clark Sheard.

A graduate of Furman University the Rock Hill, South Carolina native is endorsed by Kawai, the world’s second largest piano distributor and has millions of views on YouTube via the viral success of his online series The Kawai Kronicles. He has appeared on ABC’s The View, BET, Revolt TV, The Breakfast Club, and more. Rudy has toured nationally and abroad including renowned US venues like the House of Blues, City Winery, the Soul Train Music Cruise, Blue Bird Café, Hard Rock Café, and The World Famous Apollo Theatre.

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Sarah Hearn is Editor-in-Chief of PositivelyGospel.com. Sarah founded the site to serve as a positive platform for gospel music news, to share all of the good things happening within the Gospel and Christian music industry. In 2017, the site was named one of the Top 50 Gospel and Christian Music websites. Sarah is widely known for her on-the-scene reporting which includes the GMA Dove Awards, the Stellar Awards, Grammys on the Hill, Gospel Music Heritage Month Celebration Concert, McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour, St. Jude Celebration of Hope, the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference and many more. For more than 5 years, Sarah served as the DC Gospel Music Examiner at Examiner.com  where the site garnered more than 150,000 readers in the US and around the world. Sarah was named one of the Top Ten Heroes in Gospel Music in the Washington, DC area in 2012 for her extensive coverage, support and commitment to artists within the D.C. metro region.  In 2016 she was named Person of the Month by IndiMogul Magazine. The site was recently named among Feedspot's Top Gospel and Christian Music Websites.  Sarah is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and the Gospel Music Association.

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