#DeitrickHaddon twelfth studio album, "R.E.D. (Restoring Everything Damaged)" debuts at #1 on #Billboard's Top #Gospel Albums Chart, #96 on the Top Digital Chart and landed at #71 on Billboard's Top 200 after its first week. The lead single from R.E.D., "Have Your Way," is currently at #11 on Billboard's Hot Gospel Song Chart and finished the week at #2 on iTunes. R.E.D. opening at the top of the charts continues a trend for Haddon whose previous RCA Inspiration release, "Church On The Moon," also debuted at #1 (2011).

What makes Haddon's music so appealing to today's progressive Christian audience is his masterful ability to seamlessly channel secular music styles into a faith-based format. Pop, rock, soul and funk music enhance the impact of his songs like R.E.D.'s infectious "God @ Work," the soulful praises of "Victory", "Feel a Breakathrough," and the straight up Al Green-influenced "A Little Prayer." 

Helping to push his album to the Gospel Chart's top spot, last week Haddon completed an eight city R.E.D. promotional tour with stops in Los Angeles, New York, Baltimore, Washington D.C., Richmond, Atlanta, Chicago and Detroit. With R.E.D. well underway, Haddon will now turn some if his attention to the new docu-series "Preachers of LA," which is set to premiere on the Oxygen Network in October. Haddon, who stars in the series, is also an executive producer on the project.