Throne Room (album)

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Throne Room
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ReleasedSeptember 9, 2003
  • Cedric Caldwell
  • Victor Caldwell
CeCe Winans chronology
CeCe Winans
Throne Room

Throne Room is the sixth studio album by American gospel artist CeCe Winans. It was released by Puresprings Gospel and Epic Records on September 9, 2003 in the United States. "Hallelujah Praise" was the only single spawned from the release. After the release of the album, Winans embarked on a 25-city tour with Anointed that had no admission fees.



Winans had talked of a follow-up album to Alabaster Box but delayed in releasing it, upon finally recording the album, Winans stated: [1]

Worship is probably my favorite kind of music. For some time, I’ve really felt like God was telling me to record a very special project that would encourage people to worship. As I was completing the new record deal with Epic, I told them, ‘I’ve got to do this worship album before I can do anything else.’ It may make no natural sense to do this record right now in my career, but for the past two years I have had confirmation after confirmation that this is absolutely the right time. I know it’s all in God’s timing, and it’s what He wants me to do right now. If you are a worshipper this project will take you there, and if you’re not it will certainly give you peace.

Critical reception

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AllMusic called the album "a breathy collection of lushly produced, accessible, unconditionally inspirational pop ballads with the lightest of R&B touches in a style equal parts Enya, Celine Dion, Karyn White, and Leonard Bernstein [...] The gentle, lulling sound remains constant throughout Throne Room, continuing the soulful gospel vocalist's own legacy." [2]

Track listing

All tracks produced by Cedric and Victor Caldwell; co-produced by CeCe Winans. [5]

1."Hallelujah to the King (Intro)" Andraé Crouch 1:09
2."Jesus, You're Beautiful"Nate Sabin4:54
3."Throne Room"
  • CeCe Winans
  • Crouch
4."How Great Thou Art"Stuart K. Hine6:17
5."You're So Holy"
  • CeCe Winans
  • C. Caldwell
  • V. Caldwell
6."Oh Thou Most High"
  • CeCe Winans
  • C. Caldwell
  • V. Caldwell
7."By thy Blood (Worthy is the Lamb)"
  • CeCe Winans
  • C. Caldwell
  • V. Caldwell
8."Hallelujah to the King"Crouch4:02
9."Thirst for You"John Ragsdale, Jr.5:00
10."Come Fill My Heart"
  • Bruce Stevens
  • Lanette Crute
  • Tiffany Deonna Martin
11."Mercy Said No" (Dedicated to Ronald Winans)
12."All in Your Name"
  • Carvin Winans
  • Dana Davis
13."No One Else"
  • CeCe Winans
  • C. Caldwell
  • V. Caldwell
14."Hallelujah Praise"
  • CeCe Winans
  • C. Caldwell
  • V. Caldwell
15."Just Like You, Jesus"
  • CeCe Winans
  • C. Caldwell
  • V. Caldwell
16."A Heart Like Yours"



Chart (2003)Peak
US Billboard 200 [6] 32
US Christian Albums (Billboard) [7] 1
US Top Gospel Albums (Billboard) [8] 1
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) [9] 21


RegionCertification Certified units/sales
United States (RIAA) [10] Gold500,000^

^ Shipments figures based on certification alone.

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