WOW Hits 2009

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WOW Hits 2009
Wow hits 2009.jpg
Compilation album by Various Artists
Released October 7, 2008
Genre Christian music
Label Word Entertainment
Producer Various
WOW Hits chronology
WOW Hits 1
(2008)WOW Hits 12008
WOW Hits 2009
(2008)
WOW Hits 2010
(2009)WOW Hits 20102009
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[1][2]

WOW Hits 2009 is a two-disc compilation album composed of some of the biggest hits on Christian radio during the previous year. Disc one features more of the adult contemporary hits, while disc two features the CHR–pop and rock hits.

The album reached number 1 on Billboard's Top Christian Albums chart in 2008, and also number 31 on the Billboard 200 chart.[1] It was certified as gold on 20 January 2009 by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), and then went platinum on 30 April 2010.[3]

Track listing[edit]

Disc one
No.TitleWriter(s)Artist (Album)Length
1."Every Man"Mark Hall, Bernie Herms, Nichole NordemanCasting Crowns (The Altar and the Door)4:47
2."God With Us"Bart Millard, James Bryson, Nathan Cochran, Barry Graul, Michael Scheuchzer, Robin ShafferMercyMe (All That Is Within Me)5:50
3."Call My Name"Mac Powell, Tai Anderson, Brad Avery, David Carr, Mark LeeThird Day (Revelation)4:03
4."Jesus Messiah"Danielle Carson, Jesse Reeves, Chris Tomlin, Ed CashChris Tomlin (Hello Love)4:48
5."Let It Fade"Jeremy Camp, Adam WattsJeremy Camp (Beyond Measure)3:44
6."You Are Everything"Matthew West, Sam MizellMatthew West (Something to Say)3:51
7."Cinderella"Steven Curtis ChapmanSteven Curtis Chapman (This Moment)4:25
8."How You Live (Turn Up the Music)"Cindy MorganPoint of Grace (How You Live)4:27
9."Mighty to Save" (Live)Reuben Morgan, Ben FieldingMichael W. Smith (A New Hallelujah)7:40
10."All Because of Jesus"Steve FeeFee (We Shine)4:58
11."Set the World On Fire"Britt Nicole, Jason Ingram, Cindy MorganBritt Nicole (Say It)3:38
12."Your Grace Is Enough"Matt Maher, Chris TomlinMatt Maher (Empty & Beautiful)4:25
13."Song of Hope (Heaven Come Down)"Robbie Seay, Daniel Hamilton, Chase Jenkins, Taylor Johnson, Ryan Owens, Tedd TjornhomRobbie Seay Band (Give Yourself Away)5:27
14."In Better Hands"Jim Daddario, Thom Hardwell, Catt GravittNatalie Grant (Relentless)3:38
15."Sound of Your Name" (Bonus Track)Michael WatsonAbove the Golden State (Above the Golden State)3:26
Disc two
No.TitleWriter(s)Artist (Album)Length
1."Everything Glorious"David CrowderDavid Crowder*Band (Remedy)3:46
2."This Is Home"Jon Foreman, Andrew Dodd, Adam WattsSwitchfoot (The Best Yet)3:54
3."Friend Like That"Daniel Biro, Jason Dunn, Trevor McNevanHawk Nelson (Hawk Nelson Is My Friend)2:48
4."The Best Thing"Matthew ThiessenRelient K (Five Score and Seven Years Ago)3:27
5."Love Is Here"Mike Donehey, Jason Ingram, Jason Jamison, Phillip LaRue, Andrew MiddletonTenth Avenue North (Over and Underneath)4:00
6."Washed By the Water"Bear Rinehart, Bo RinehartNEEDTOBREATHE (The Heat)3:27
7."Give Me Your Eyes"Brandon Heath, Jason IngramBrandon Heath (What If We)3:52
8."I'm Letting Go"Francesca Battistelli, Ian Eskelin, Tony WoodFrancesca Battistelli (My Paper Heart)2:53
9."Lose My Soul" (featuring Kirk Franklin & Mandisa)Toby McKeehan, Michael Ripoll, Christopher StevenstobyMac (Portable Sounds)4:15
10."Jesus Loves You"Adam Agee, Ian EskelinStellar Kart (Expect the Impossible)3:07
11."Count Me In"Leeland Mooring, Jack Mooring, William Holtz, Michael W. SmithLeeland (Opposite Way)3:58
12."Unbreakable"Justin Cox, Rob Hawkins, Down Michele, Philip Shorb, Glenn Drennen, Wendy DrennenFireflight (Unbreakable)3:20
13."Already Over"Jasen Rauch, Rob Graves, Jason McArthurRed (End of Silence)4:23
14."All Along" (Bonus Track)Jason Ingram, Phillip LaRueRemedy Drive (Daylight Is Coming)3:07
15."Sleeping In" (Bonus Track)Joshua Pearson, AJ Cheek, Steve WilsonNevertheless (In the Making...)3:55

Charts[edit]

Chart (2008) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[4] 31
US Christian Albums (Billboard)[5] 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b review at AllMusic. Retrieved 2009-03-08.
  2. ^ review at Christian Music Today
  3. ^ "American album certifications – Various – WOW Hits 2009". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH. 
  4. ^ "Billboard 200". Billboard. November 8, 2008.
  5. ^ "Christian Albums". Billboard. October 25, 2008.

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