WOW Hits 2012

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WOW Hits 2012
Wow 2012 album cover.jpg
Compilation album by
Various artists
ReleasedSeptember 27, 2011
GenreContemporary Christian music
Length2:04:20
2:27:04 (Deluxe Edition)
LabelProvident Label Group
WOW Hits compilation albums chronology
WOW Hits 2011
(2010)
WOW Hits 2012
(2011)
WOW Hits 2013
(2012)

WOW Hits 2012 is a two-disc compilation album composed of some of the biggest hits on Christian radio in 2011. This disc features 33 songs (39 on the deluxe edition). As of September 27, 2011, the WOW series, of which this release is a part, has sold 17 million copies.[1]

The album reached No. 1 on the Christian Albums chart,[2] and No. 35 on the Billboard 200.[3] It also reached No. 2 on the Billboard year-end Christian chart.[4] As of June 2012, the album has sold 284,000 copies.[5]

Track listing[edit]

Disc one[6]
No.TitleWriter(s)Artist (Album)Length
1."Glorious Day (Living He Loved Me)"Mark Hall, Michael BleeckerCasting Crowns (Until the Whole World Hears)4:41
2."I Will Follow"Jason Ingram, Reuben Morgan, Chris TomlinChris Tomlin (And If Our God Is for Us...)3:38
3."This Is the Stuff"Francesca Battistelli, Tony Wood, Ian EskelinFrancesca Battistelli (Hundred More Years)3:04
4."Starry Night"Chris August, Ed CashChris August (No Far Away)3:23
5."Lead Me"Matt Hammitt, Jason Ingram, Christopher RohmanSanctus Real (Pieces of a Real Heart)3:47
6."Beautiful"Brown Bannister, Dan Muckala, Nathan Cochran, Mike Scheuchzer, Jim Bryson, Robby Shaffer, Barry Graul, Bart MillardMercyMe (The Generous Mr. Lovewell)4:21
7."Your Love"Brandon Heath, Jason IngramBrandon Heath (Leaving Eden)3:35
8."Stronger"David Garcia, Ben Glover, Christopher StevensMandisa (What If We Were Real)3:34
9."I Refuse"Josh Wilson, Ben GloverJosh Wilson (See You)3:38
10."Jesus Saves"Tim Hughes, Nick HerbertJeremy Camp (We Cry Out)3:46
11."Strong Enough"Matthew WestMatthew West (The Story of Your Life)4:03
12."You Love Me Anyway"David Frey, Ben McDonald, Mark DeLavergneSidewalk Prophets (These Simple Truths)3:52
13."Christ Is Risen"Matt Maher, Mia FieldsMatt Maher (Alive Again)3:43
14."Your Great Name"Krissy Nordhoff, Michael NealeNatalie Grant (Love Revolution)4:20
15."Love Has Come"Mark Schultz, Brown Bannister, Matthew West, Sam MizellMark Schultz (Come Alive)4:53
16."Jesus I Am Resting" (Bonus Track)David B. HamptonTricia Brock (The Road)3:23
17."What Was I Fighting For" (Bonus Track)Patrick Ryan Clark, Ben GloverPatrick Ryan Clark (Where Would I Be)3:24
Disc two[6]
No.TitleWriter(s)Artist (Album)Length
1."Tonight"Toby McKeehan, Cary Barlowe, Christopher StevenstobyMac (Tonight)4:21
2."Light Up the Sky"Dan Muckala, Jason Ingram, Josh Havens, Matt FuquaThe Afters (Light Up the Sky)3:38
3."Something Beautiful"William Rinehart, Nathaniel RinehartNEEDTOBREATHE (The Outsiders)3:40
4."Children of God"Mac Powell, Mark Lee, David Carr, Tai AndersonThird Day (Move)4:30
5."You Are More"Jason Ingram, Mike DoneheyTenth Avenue North (The Light Meets the Dark)3:38
6."Hanging On"Jason Ingram, Andrew Fromm, Britt NicoleBritt Nicole (The Lost Get Found)3:20
7."Awake and Alive"John Cooper, Brian HowesSkillet (Awake)3:30
8."SMS (Shine)"David Crowder, Jack ParkerDavid Crowder*Band (Church Music)3:43
9."Reach"Andrew Fromm, Seth Mosley, Juan OteroPeter Furler (On Fire)3:48
10."Faceless"Rob Graves, Jasen Rauch, Anthony Armstrong, Mark HolmanRed (Until We Have Faces)3:24
11."Listen to the Sound"Rob Hawkins, Jason RoyBuilding 429 (Listen to the Sound)3:39
12."Hold Me Together"Tony Wood, Chuck Butler, Tauren WellsRoyal Tailor (Black & White)3:22
13."Walking on the Stars"Andy Anderson, Pablo Villatoro, Jose Manuel ReyesGroup 1 Crew (Outta Space Love)3:56
14."Suitcases"Dara Maclean, Ian EskelinDara Maclean (You Got My Attention)3:34
15."Everything I Need"Jon Micah Sumrall, Dave LubbenKutless (It Is Well)3:02
16."I Wonder" (Bonus Track)Leeland Dayton MooringLeeland (The Great Awakening)4:24

Charts[edit]

Chart (2011) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[3] 35
US Christian Albums (Billboard)[2] 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "EMI CMG Distribution". EMI CMG Distribution. September 27, 2011. Retrieved October 12, 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Christian Albums". Billboard. October 29, 2011.
  3. ^ a b "Billboard 200". Billboard. October 15, 2011.
  4. ^ "Christian Albums : Feb 07, 2016". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved February 7, 2016.
  5. ^ Mansfield, Brian (June 6, 2012). "Carrie Underwood blows past 500,000". Idol Chatter. USA Today. Retrieved June 6, 2012.
  6. ^ a b Various Artists – WOW Hits 2012 (2 CD) – Amazon.com

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