|Thy Kingdom Come|
|Studio album by|
|Released||April 1, 2008|
|Label|| PureSprings Gospel |
|CeCe Winans chronology|
|Singles from Thy Kingdom Come|
Thy Kingdom Come is the eighth solo album from Grammy Award-winning gospel singer CeCe Winans.It was released on April 1, 2008 and debuted at number 27 on the Billboard 200 chart. The album received the Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album award at the 51st Grammy Awards in 2009. It also reached #12 on the R&B/Hip Hop chart and #1 on the Gospel Album Charts.
Winans originally intended to release a collection of Hymmals entitled Hymns At Heart which was set for release in November 2007, however, the release date was postponed indefinitely. On January 22, 2008, Winans posted on her blog that she would be releasing an album on April 1, 2008.News outlets began reporting in February that the studio album would be called Thy Kingdom Come and featured the song "Waging War". Winans performed "Waging War" at the 2008 Stellar Awards.
Finding the beauty of God's well of inspiration in both the sacred and the secular, CeCe Winans seamlessly showcases the crystalline vocals, celestial melodies, and top-shelf musical elements that have made her one of the most popular, and influential, artists working in contemporary gospel music.
The lead single for the album,"Thy Will Be Done", was released digitally on the iTunes Store on January 1, 2008.The second single, "Waging War", was released on March 4, 2008. "It Ain't Over", the album's third single, was released around August 2008.
|U.S. Top Gospel Album||1|
|U.S. Billboard 200||57|
|U.S. Top Hip-Hop/R&B||12|
|U.S. Top Christian Album||2|
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