God in Me
|"God in Me"|
|Single by Mary Mary featuring Kierra Sheard|
|from the album The Sound|
|Genre||Urban gospel, R&B|
|Writer(s)||Warryn Campbell, Erica Campbell, Tina Campbell|
|Mary Mary singles chronology|
"God in Me" is the second single released for Grammy Award-winning contemporary gospel group Mary Mary's fourth studio album The Sound, and featured Kierra Sheard. The single was written and produced by both Mary Mary and producer Warryn Campbell, husband of member Erica Campbell. The single is the group's first to chart on the Billboard Hot 100 since their debut single, "Shackles", charted in 2000. The song won Song of the Year at the 25th Annual Stellar Awards.
The music video for "God in Me" is about expressing individuality during a fashion show. It features appearances by Flex Alexander, Kanye West, Amber Rose, Common, Heavy D, and Fonzworth Bentley. America's Next Top Model, Cycle 11 runner-up Samantha Potter also made an appearance in the video. It ranked at #60 on BET's Notarized: Top 100 Videos of 2009 countdown.
- Official Remix featuring Ne-Yo & Kierra Sheard (3:19)
- Remix featuring Sean Ray
- Remix featuring Yung Joc
- Unofficial remix with ThaGIM (3.00)
- Dave Audé Club Mix (7:46)
- DJ Escape & Tony Coluccio Club Mix (8:26)
- Jamie J Sanchez Club Mix (7:49)
- Mathias Heilbron Club Mix (8:49)
- Richard Vission Club Mix (6:00)
The song has been a major success, and became the first song since their debut single "Shackles (Praise You)" to chart on the Billboard Hot 100 peaking at #68. So far the song has also spent 76 weeks on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, and has currently peaked at #5. It reached the Top 10 of the chart in its 42nd week, the longest climb to the top tier in the survey's 67-year history. It also was the #1 for Hot Gospel Songs and Hot Dance Club Play charts. On May 20, 2009, "God in Me" broke the record for the longest-running hit for gospel female radio artist along with Mariah Carey's "We Belong Together" before being knocked off by Keyshia Cole's "Love" in 2006.
|US Billboard Hot 100||68|
|US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)||5|
|US Hot Dance Club Songs (Billboard)||1|
|US Hot Gospel Songs||1|
|US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)||13|
"The Fear" by Lily Allen
|U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play number-one single
April 11, 2009
"Love Story" by Nadia Ali
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- God in Me Songfacts
- "Mary Mary – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for Mary Mary.
- "Mary Mary – Chart history" Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for Mary Mary.
- "Mary Mary – Chart history" Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs for Mary Mary.
- "God In Me - Kierra "KiKi" Sheard". Billboard.com. Retrieved 2 October 2012.
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