The Top Gospel Christmas Music of 2020

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There are many different ways that people celebrate Christmas. Some people enjoy attending parties and exchanging gifts, while others prefer to spend time with family and friends. One of the best ways to celebrate Christmas is by listening to gospel Christmas music.


Looking for the best Gospel Christmas music of 2020? Check out our list of the top tracks, featuring artists like Kurt Carr, Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Brian Courtney Wilson, and more.

Top Gospel Christmas Albums of 2020

As the holiday season is upon us, what better way to spread some cheer than with some amazing gospel Christmas music? There have been some great gospel Christmas albums released this year and we’ve compiled a list of the best ones for you. So sit back, relax, and enjoy some of the best gospel Christmas music of 2020!

Kirk Franklin – Long Live Love

As we countdown to the Birth of Jesus Christ, it’s only right that we celebrate with the best Gospel Christmas music. Kirk Franklin returns with his first ever holiday album, “Long Live Love.” The project features twelve tracks of original music written and composed by Franklin along with contributions from some of music’s top writers and producers including Fred Hammond, Calvin Rodgers, James Fortune, Aaron Lindsey, and others. This is a top Gospel album for 2020 that is sure to get you in the Christmas spirit!

Tasha Cobbs Leonard – Royalty

This album is a live worship experience that invites you into the very presence of God. It was recorded in January 2020 at Passion City Church in Atlanta, Georgia, by Tasha Cobbs Leonard and a choir of over 150 worshipers. The album features the singles ” royalty” and ” no Longer Slaves.”

James Fortune – Dream Again

We all could use a little hope this holiday season and James Fortune is here to remind us that despite the hardships of 2020, we can dream again. The GRAMMY-nominated singer, songwriter, and producer returns with his first gospel Christmas project in years, Dream Again.

The eight-song set features original holiday classics such as “This Christmas” and “O Holy Night” as well as fan favorites like “Go Tell It On The Mountain” and “Joy To The World.” collaborated with some of the biggest names in music including Kirk Franklin, Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Jonathan McReynolds, and Kim Burrell. This is sure to be one of the top gospel albums of Christmas 2020.

Kierra Sheard – Kierra

This past year has been a tough one for just about everyone, but gospel music has continued to lift spirits and inspire listeners around the world. From traditional hymns to contemporary hits, there are plenty of great gospel albums to choose from this holiday season. Here are 10 of the best, according to Christianity Today.

1. Kierra Sheard – Kierra
2. Tasha Cobbs Leonard – Heart. Passion. Pursuit.
3. Erica Campbell – Help
4. Jekalyn Carr – You Will Win
5. James Fortune & FIYA – Grateful
6. dextery clark – The Reason
7. Darwin Hobbs -elight
8 The Williams Singers – It’s Time
9 Marvin Sapp – Close
10 VaShawn Mitchell – Secret Place

Tamela Mann – One Way

Tamela Mann’s Christmas album One Way debuted at the top of Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums chart. The project, which was released on October 9, features the single “No Limits” and Mann’s take on holiday classics like “O Holy Night” and “Silent Night.”

Top Gospel Christmas Songs of 2020

It’s that time of year again! Time to break out the Christmas music and get into the holiday spirit. If you’re looking for some good gospel Christmas music to get you in the mood, look no further. We’ve compiled a list of the top gospel Christmas songs of 2020. So sit back, relax, and enjoy the holiday music!

“Love Theory” – Kirk Franklin

Kirk Franklin is one of the most popular and prolific Gospel artists of our time. He has won numerous awards, including 12 Grammy Awards, for his work as a singer, songwriter, and producer. His latest album, Long Live Love, was released in 2019.

“Love Theory” is the lead single from Long Live Love. The song is a mid-tempo ballad with a message of love and acceptance. The lyrics are simple but powerful, and the song has become a Christmas favorite for many Gospel music fans.

“Put a Little Love in Your Heart” – Tasha Cobbs Leonard

Tasha Cobbs Leonard’s 2020 gospel Christmas song “Put a Little Love in Your Heart” encourages listeners to love on others during the holiday season. The soulful ballad is the lead single from her forthcoming holiday album, A Very Merry Christmas To You, which is set for release on October 30th.

“Dream Again” – James Fortune

James Fortune is one of the most recognizable voices in the Gospel music industry, and he returned this year with a new album, “Dream Again.” The album’s title track is a perfect expression of hope and joy for the holiday season.

“You Will Win” – Kierra Sheard

Kierra Sheard’s “You Will Win” is one of the top gospel Christmas songs of 2020. The song is a powerful ballad with a message of hope and perseverance. “You Will Win” is sure to be a favorite among gospel music fans this holiday season.

“One Way” – Tamela Mann

“One Way” is a song by American contemporary Gospel singer Tamela Mann. The song was released on November 20, 2020, as a single from Mann’s eleventh studio album, Love Always Win.

“One Way” peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot Gospel Songs chart, becoming Mann’s fourth to reach the top spot.


In 2020, many of the top Gospel Christmas music came from well-known and respected Gospel artists. Kirk Franklin, Marvin Sapp, Charles Jenkins, and Tasha Cobbs Leonard all released chart-topping Christmas songs that are sure to be classics for years to come. Other artists, such as Tamela Mann, Jonathan McReynolds, and known rapper Lecrae, also released great Christmas music that showcased the joy and hope of the season. No matter what your taste in music is, there is sure to be a Gospel Christmas song that you will enjoy this holiday season.

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