Christian or Gospel music has long been a genre. It is one of the most influential music genres globally, as it caters to a massive religious community. Since the expansion in the early 1980s, everyone still listens to these Top 10 Classic Praise & Worship Songs in 2022.
In no particular order,
1. Who Am I
Probably the most famous Gospel song out there, ‘Who Am I” by Casting Crowns, was released in 2004. The song became a massive hit and was played on hundreds of radio stations worldwide. Many religious services also sang the song during their worship hours.
2. 10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord)
Matt Redman and Steve Angrisano released “10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord) almost ten years ago.” The music video has amassed almost 50,000,000 views. Christians and non-Christians alike enjoyed the song. It is guitar-led, and Matt’s singing voice will make people closer to God.
3. How Great Is Our God
A song by Chris Tomlin, one of the most well-known artists in the Gospel music genre, “How Great Is Our God,” has over 25,000,000 views on youtube. Not to mention that that video only contains lyrics and not a music video.
4. In Christ Alone
Travis Cottrell released “In Christ Alone” back in 2011. It is a beautifully written song, and many Gospel music listeners have this as their favorite Christian song. According to them, “In Christ Alone” encapsulates a powerful message of trusting the Lord in all things.
5. Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)
Hillsong UNITED is one of the most looked-up bands for Gospel songs. They have been around since 1998. “Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)” is just one of their most popular songs. Though this song was released almost ten years ago, it remains classic, and the close to 130,000,000 views on youtube continue to increase.
6. Amazing Grace
Who would forget this fantastic song? “Amazing Grace” is one of the original and traditional Christian hymns that has been around for centuries. It was written by John Newton. At present, the song has had many different versions.
7. Holy, Holy, Holy
Another traditional Christian hymn from centuries ago, “Holy, Holy, Holy,” remains relevant today. It is characterized by an almost lullaby-like tempo that will definitely soothe your spirituality. Audrey Assad’s cover of this song on youtube is heavenly.
8. Goodness of God
Bethel Music prides itself on the song “Goodness of God.” It was only released three years ago, but its more than 40,000,000 views on youtube are increasing daily.
9. I Saw The Light
Christian music has influences from the country genre too. Hank Williams is known for that. Many Christians have started appreciating country Gospel music with his song “I Saw The Light.”
10. The Lord’s Prayer
“The Lord’s Prayer” is not only a prayer. In the 1950s, it was recorded into a Gospel song by the famous Sallie Martin. The song has a touch of jazz influence.