Checkout the below listed latest and best top 10 best Contemporary Christian songs of all time 2017, Christian music is just what a soul needs to heal. This type of music is no longer something one listens and murmurs along to on Sundays. Contemporary Christian songs have become highly popular since the 2000s. Here, we have compiled a list of our best top 10 tunes that will leave you feeling blessed and holy.
Here we present the list of top 10 best Contemporary Christian songs of all time 2017.
10. Casting Crowns – Already There
Already There was released by the American group Casting Crowns. This tune was released in 2012 having been written by lead singer Mark Hall along with Bernie Herms and Matthew West. Already There received positive reviews from music critics and was described as very nice and moving song.
It was released to radio as a single on October 2012. Since then this tune has peaked at position 19 on Billboard Hot AC chart and number 12 on Christian Songs chart. It was also ranked number 7 by Billboard AC Indicator in 2005.
9. Third Day – You Are So Good to Me
You Are So Good to Me was written by Waterdeep founding vocalist Don Chaffer, musician and head of Blue Renaissance Creative Group Ben Pasley, and author and interior designer Robin Pasley. You Are So Good to Me charted at position 1 on U. S Billboard Songs in 2003. It was also ranked number 39 on Billboard’s Hot Songs 2000 chart.
You Are So Good to Me was recorded by Essential Records and produced by Robert Beeson and Bob Wohler. You Are So Good to Me was released in 2003 on Third Day’s album Offerings II: All I Have to Give.
8. Matthew West – More
More is written and performed by contemporary musician Matthew West. It is a single from his first album Happy that was released in late 2003. More is West’s first and most successful radio single to date. More stayed at num 1 at Christian radio for nine consecutive weeks in 2004, breaking the previous record of 8 weeks.
In 2004, More was the most-played contemporary tunes of the year. It was also played during Day 5 wake-up call aboard STS-135, Nasa’s last Space Shuttle flight, by request of astronaut Rex J. Walheim.
7. Newsboys – You Are My King (Amazing Love)
You Are My King (Amazing Love) is a worship song written by Billy James. It was released as a single by contemporary group Newsboys from their 2003 album Adoration: The Worship Album. You Are My King (Amazing Love) also appears later in compilations He Reigns: The Worship Collection, The Greatest Hits, and Ultimate Collection.
You Are My King (Amazing Love) was also featured on various hits compilation WOW Hits 2005. This hit ranked in position 1 on U. S Songs in 2003 and was number 9 on Billboard’s Hot Songs of 2000s.
6. Casting Crowns – Voice of Truth
Voice of Truth was sung by Casting Crowns and released as a single from their third album, Casting Crowns in 2003. Voice of Truth was an instant hit and reached position 1 on three major Contemporary Christian-music lists, Billboard, and 20 The Countdown Magazine.
Voice of Truth talks about the story of Peter walking on water to Jesus and David defeating Goliath
5. Brandon Heath – I’m Not Who I Was
I’m Not Who I Was is a contemporary tune by musician Brandon Health. It’s his lead single from debut album Don’t Get Comfortable from 2007. “I’m Not Who I Was” became an instant hit after its release topping up to position 1 best hit song on Christian radio.
I’m Not Who I Was was nominated for 2 GMA Dove Awards in 2007 namely: “Song of the year” and “Pop/ Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year”.
4. Third Day – Call My Name
Call My Name was recorded by rock band Third Day in 2008. Call My Name was Third Day’s lead single from their album Revelation that was recorded through Essential Records. Third Day has performed Call My Name live on multiple occasions.
Call My Name has also been covered by Australian country singer Keith Urban. This tune was a major hit on Christian radio and peaked to position 1 on Billboard Hot songs and Hot Christian-AC charts, and the Radio & Records Christian-AC Monitored, CHR charts, and AC Indicator. In 2008, billboard magazine ranked it second on their year-end Hot Songs chart and 3rd on their year-end Hot-Songs chart. It was finally positioned at number 27 on decade-end Hot Christian-songs chart and 36 on decade-end Hot-Christian AC.
3. Francesca Battistelli – Free to Be Me
Free to Be Me was introduced as second single from CCM singer Francesca’s debut album, My Paper Heart back in 2009. Free to Be Me was certified Gold in U. S by RIAA in 2014. Free to Be Me was nominated for three Dove Awards namely Song of the Year, Short Form Music Video of the Year, and Pop/ Contemporary Recorded Song of the year at the 41st GMA Dove Awards.
Free to Be Me won an award under Short Form Music Video category. It was ranked position 17 on Christian Digital Charts in 2011 and number 1 on Hot Charts in 2009
2. MercyMe – Word of God Speak
Word of God Speak is a tune sung by MercyMe. Released in 2003, Word of God Speak was ranked top spot by Billboard back in 2000 as well as number one on Hot AC Charts. This melody is among one of the most popular tunes from MercyMe.
Word of God Speak Spent approximately 23 weeks atop Billboard’s Christian Songs chart – making it a record for that chart. It spent a total of 76 weeks on that chart. Word of God Speak also ranked position 1 on Billboard’s Hot AC chart and the Radio & Records AC and INSPO charts. This hit also peaked at num. 25 in Christian-CHR chart. Word of God Speak won the Dove Awards for music of the Year and Pop/ Contemporary Song of the year at the 35th GMA Dove Awards.
1. Chris Tomlin – How Great is Our God
How Great is Our God was written by Chris Tomlin, Jesse Reeves and Ed Cash. This melody was featured on Tomlin’s album Arriving that reached position 1 on Billboard’s Hot-Christian Sings Chart. After 1 month of release, it became number 5 most popular worship song according to CCL’s top 25 worship tunes chart.
How Great is Our God also reached No. 1 on weekly’s 20 the countdown magazine’s Top 20 Worship Songs Chart. How Great is Our God won “song of the year” and “worship song of the year” at 2006 GMA Dove Awards and “Worship Song of the year” again at 2008 GMA Dove Awards.
Our list is diverse and contains group bands as well as solo artists. We would love to know which from above list your all time favorite tune is. If your favorite has not made the cut, do comment below and let us praise together.