Gospel Music Charts: What’s Hot in 2015

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Check out our list of the top Gospel songs of 2015. These are the tracks that are lighting up the charts and getting everyone talking.

The Top Ten Gospel Songs of 2015

The year 2015 has already seen some amazing Gospel music. From Kirk Franklin to Lecrae, there have been some incredible songs released so far this year. Here are the ten best, in no particular order.

“Wanna Be Happy?” – Kirk Franklin
This Gospel anthem is all about using your pain to fuel your praise. It’s a powerful message, set to an infectious beat that will make you want to dance along.

“All I Need” – Smokie Norful
This song is a beautiful ballad about God’s provision in our lives. It’s a reminder that no matter what we’re going through, God is always there for us.

“Blessings” – Lecrae ft. Ty Dolla Sign
This song is all about counting your blessings, even when things are tough. Lecrae’s rapping is perfectly paired with Ty Dolla Sign’s smooth vocals, making for a truly enjoyable listening experience.

“Do it Again” – Elevation Worship
This was one of the most popular worship songs of 2015, and it’s easy to see why. The chorus is incredibly catchy and will stick in your head long after the song is over.

“You’re Bigger” – Jekalyn Carr
If you’re looking for an uplifting Gospel song, look no further than “You’re Bigger.” Jekalyn Carr’s powerful vocals will inspire you to believe that anything is possible with God by your side.

“What a Beautiful Name” – Hillsong Worship
This worship song quickly rose to the top of the charts, and it’s easy to see why. It’s a beautiful declaration of faith that will leave you feeling hopeful and encouraged.

“Put a Praise on It” – Tasha Cobbs ft. Kierra Sheard
This upbeat track will get your feet moving and your hands clapping along. It’s the perfect song to get you out of your funk and into a place of praise and worship.

The Top Ten Gospel Albums of 2015

1) What A Beautiful Name – Hillsong Worship: Released in late 2016, this live album quickly rose to the top of the charts and has remained there for several weeks.
2) Let There Be Light – Third Day: After a five-year hiatus, Third Day made their comeback with this album, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Christian Albums chart.
3) Rise – Danny Gokey: Danny Gokey’s third studio album debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard Top Christian Albums chart and has received critical acclaim from both fans and critics alike.
4) America’s Favorite Gospel Songs – various artists: This compilation album features some of the best-loved gospel songs of all time, performed by some of today’s most popular gospel artists.
5) The Best of Kirk Franklin – Kirk Franklin: This greatest hits album from one of the most successful gospel artists of all time includes some of his most popular songs, like “Stomp,” “Lean on Me,” and ” Sunshine.”
6) Revival – Zach Williams: Williams’ debut albumcaptured the attention of listeners with its mix of traditional hymns and modern worship songs, and it debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Christian Albums chart.
7) WOW Gospel 2015 – various artists: This annual compilation album features some of the year’s best gospel music, as chosen by a panel of experts.
8) One Place Live – Tasha Cobbs: Tasha Cobbs’ live album was recorded at Elevation Church in Charlotte, North Carolina and includes stirring renditions of some of her best-loved songs, like “Break Every Chain” and ” Smile.”
9) Covered: Alive in Asia – Israel Houghton: Recorded during Houghton’s tour of Asia, this live album features classics like “Amazing Grace” and “How Great Thou Art,” as well as original songs like “Your Presence is Heaven.”
10) Psalms, Hymns & Spiritual Songs – Sovereign Grace Music: This collection of hymns and spiritual songs from Sovereign Grace Music is designed to be a resource for churches and families to use in worship.

The Top Ten Gospel Artists of 2015

1. Kirk Franklin
2. Tamela Mann
3. Tasha Cobbs
4. Smokie Norful
5. Hezekiah Walker
6. James Fortune
7. Dorinda Clark-Cole
9. Jonathan McReynolds
10. Deitrick Haddon

The Top Ten Gospel Music Videos of 2015

1. ‘Break Every Chain’ – Tasha Cobbs
2. ‘Take Me to the King’ – Tamela Mann
3. ‘I Can Only Imagine’ – MercyMe
4. ‘Hello Fear’ – Kirk Franklin
5. ‘Hold My Mule’ – Shirley Caesar
6. ‘His Blood Still Works’ – James Fortune & FIYA
7. ‘Every Praise’ – Hezekiah Walker
8. ‘I Need A Miracle’ – Third Day
9. ‘The Cross Has The Final Word’ – Brian Free & Assurance
10. ‘(There’s Gotta Be) More To Life’- Stacie Orrico

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