2021 has been a great year for Gospel music. Here are some of the best Gospel albums released so far this year.
Gospel music has been around for centuries, with its origins dating back to the black churches of the American South. The genre has since evolved, incorporating elements of soul, R&B, and hip-hop, to name a few. Gospel music is still as popular as ever, with artists such as Kirk Franklin, Lecrae, and Mahalia Jackson continuing to top the charts.
In 2021, there have already been some amazing gospel albums released. Here are some of the best so far:
Kirk Franklin – Long Live Love
Lecrae – Restoration
Mahalia Jackson – The Best of Mahalia Jackson
Marvin Sapp – Close
Best Gospel Albums of 2021
If you’re looking for some new gospel music to add to your collection, look no further. Here are the best gospel albums of 2021 (so far).
“Songs of the Free” by Jekalyn Carr
“Songs of the Free” by Jekalyn Carr is one of the best gospel albums of 2021. The album is full of empowering and uplifting songs that will inspire listeners to pursue their dreams and live life to the fullest. With powerful vocals and a positive message, “Songs of the Free” is a must-listen for anyone looking for some inspiration in their life.
“The Gospel” by Tasha Cobbs Leonard
“The Gospel” by Tasha Cobbs Leonard is one of the best gospel albums of 2021. It features powerful vocals and uplifting messages that will inspire listeners. The album includes the singles “No Longer Slaves” and “Your Great Name,” which have both been well-received by fans and critics. If you’re looking for some great gospel music to start your year off right, be sure to check out “The Gospel” by Tasha Cobbs Leonard.
“A Great Work” by Brian Courtney Wilson
Released in early 2021, A Great Work is the first album in eight years from veteran gospel singer and songwriter Brian Courtney Wilson. The album reached the top spot on Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums chart and features the hit single “Enough,” which peaked at number one on the Hot Gospel Songs chart.
A Great Work includes 11 tracks, all of which were written or co-written by Wilson. The album features guest appearances from Kirk Franklin, Tasha Cobbs Leonard, and Tori Kelly. Wilson’s powerful vocals and stirring lyrics are on full display throughout the album, making it one of the best gospel albums of 2021 so far.
Best Gospel Songs of 2021
Gospel music has always been a source of hope and inspiration for many. In 2021, there have been many great gospel songs released that have been a source of comfort and joy. Here are some of the best gospel songs of 2021 so far.
“All In His Plan” by Jekalyn Carr
“All In His Plan” is a single from American gospel singer Jekalyn Carr. The song was released on March 5, 2021, through her label, Lunjeal Music Group. “All In His Plan” is a gospel song that features an uptempo beat and encourages listeners to have faith in God’s plans for their lives. The song peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot Gospel Songs chart, becoming Carr’s fourth number-one single on the chart.
“He Always Wins” by Tasha Cobbs Leonard
Tasha Cobbs Leonard is one of the most celebrated gospel artists of our time. She has been nominated for eight Grammy Awards, and has won three. Her 2013 debut album Heart. Passion. Pursuit. peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Gospel Albums chart, and her 2015 follow-up One Place Live debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Christian Albums chart. Her latest release, A Long Time Coming, is a collection of gospel standards and original songs that reflects on her own journey of faith.
“He Always Wins” is the lead single from A Long Time Coming, and it is a powerful declaration of victory in the face of adversity. The song was inspired by Cobbs Leonard’s own experience of battling cancer, and it is a testimony to her faith in God’s power to overcome any obstacle. “He always wins/That’s who my God is,” she sings with conviction. “No matter what comes my way/I know He always wins.”
This song is sure to minister to anyone who is going through a difficult time, and reminds us that we serve a God who is always victorious.
“A Great Work” by Brian Courtney Wilson
“A Great Work” is a song by Brian Courtney Wilson. The song was released on February 5, 2021, as the lead single from his album A Great Work (2021). The song peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot Gospel Songs chart, becoming Wilson’s sixth number-one single on the chart.
There you have it, the best gospel music of 2021 (so far). We’ll be sure to update this list as more great music is released throughout the year. In the meantime, enjoy these amazing tracks!