Colton Dixon on Year-End Charts, Christmas Tour

~ FaLaLa! COLTON DIXON Closes Out 2023 on Multiple Year-End BILLBOARD & MEDIABASE Charts; Kicks off December with new “HOME FOR CHRISTMAS” Single/Tour ~

American Idol finalist and Atlantic Record’s recording artist Colton Dixonis closing out 2023 on multiple year-end Billboard and MEDIABASE charts.  Overall Dixon was MEDIABASE’s fifth most played artist (Christian impressions) and sixth most played for Christian AC. Billboard counted him their ninth top Christian airplay artist, while the massive multi-format No. 1 hit “Build A Boat (Feat. Gabby Barrett)” landed at No. 6 on the MEDIABASE Christian Impressions chart and No. 10 on its Christian AC chart. The 2023 success follows both a K-LOVE Fan Awardand GMA Dove Award nominationfor Song of the Year for the track that was the longest running No.1 Mediabase Christian AC song of 2022. 
Colton Dixon performing during his Home For Christmas tour.  Credit: Brycen MetzgerBefore the year ends, however, Dixon has kicked off December in a big way with his new “Home For Christmas” single and tour. Hitting eleven U.S. cities this fall, and also featuring Jason Crabb on eight of the stops, with Cade Thompson on the remaining three, Dixon is performing Christmas favorites, and his brand new single, which is available now.  In the midst of the tour, Dixon also stopped by the OPRY to perform “We Three Kings” with Hollyn as a part of Tommee Proffitt’s lauded THE BIRTH OF A KING event. 

Most recently, Dixon made an appearance on The Paula Faris Showchatting about  American Idol, millenial dads and career setbacks, which hit just as The Tennessean featured him on their front page, reflecting on career highs and lows and more. 

Earlier this year Dixon released his bestselling 7-song CANVAS EP featuring the top ten single, “My Light,”  which he performed on The Kelly Clarkson Show.  

As fall rolled in he made his NFL debut with a stunning performance of the National Anthem for defending Super Bowl champs, The Kansas City Chiefs, while in the midst of his fall run with Jordan Feliz for their “The Love & Light Tour.” 

Dixon expects to be announcing 2024 tour plans soon.  To stay up-to-date on all touring plans, visit  

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