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Jun242016

Fantasia’s star power sends gospel song by Dennis Reed & The Gap soaring on Billboard charts

GETTYEEW Magazine Gospel News

R&B singer Fantasia Barrino, 2004 American Idol winner, is using her star power to create a bonafide Gospel hit.

By simply posting a Facebook Live video of her performance of Dennis Reed & The Gap's "Necessary," the melody made incredible gains on Billboard's Gospel Digital Songs chart, jumping by 546 percent.

"It's an incredible story," Reed told Billboard. "I have been selling copies out of the trunk of my car for years."

According to Nielsen Music, with the assistance of Barrino, 3,000 downloads of "Necessary," which Reed released more than a decade ago on the album Water Walker and digitally in 2014, have been sold.

Over 12 million people have watched the moving video posted below.

The grateful Gospel artist, also a vocal coach, has been coaching background singers for Barrino, who learned of the song and added Reed to her tour. The 31-year-old has been performing Reed's song in concert, with him on the piano.

On June 13, after sharing a video of the song's impromptu performance on social media, the sales bump was evident. Not only did the song gain momentum, but also, Water Walker has entered Gospel Catalog Albums at No. 1.

"Necessary" is a "song for the hopeless," Reed explained to Billboard. "I think it's for everyone that's made mistakes."

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