Top Gospel Music Concerts of 2016

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Looking for some good gospel music to get your faith on? Check out our top picks for the best gospel music concerts of 2016!


It’s no secret that gospel music is one of the most beloved genres of music. And, with so many different and amazing artists out there, it can be hard to keep up with all of the great concerts going on. But, don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. Here are just a few of the top gospel music concerts of 2016!

Donnie McClurkin

Grammy award-winning artist, Donnie McClurkin will be performing a live concert this year in select cities across the United States. McClurkin is known for his ability to sing, play the piano, and preach. As a preacher, he has brought many people to Christ through his testimony and inspirational messages. McClurkin’s music career has spanned over two decades and his live concerts are a must-see for any gospel music fan.

Tasha Cobbs

Amongst the many great gospel music concerts of 2016, Tasha Cobbs’s performance was definitely one of the best. Tasha Cobbs is a gospel singer and songwriter who has been active in the music industry since 2010.

Her Top Gospel Music Concerts of 2016 performance was held in Atlanta, Georgia on October 8th. Tasha Cobbs was not only able to deliver an amazing performance, but she was also able to engage with the audience and create a connection with them.

The setlist for her Top Gospel Music Concerts of 2016 performance included songs such as “Break Every Chain,” “Put a Praise on It,” and “Jesus Saves.”

If you are a fan of gospel music, then you definitely would have enjoyed Tasha Cobbs’s Top Gospel Music Concerts of 2016 performance.

Kirk Franklin

Kirk Franklin is one of the most successful gospel artists of all time. He has won numerous awards, including nine Grammy Awards, and has sold millions of records worldwide. Kirk Franklin is also a highly sought-after concert performer, and his live shows are always a hit with fans.

If you’re a fan of gospel music, then you won’t want to miss Kirk Franklin’s 2016 concert tour. Kirk Franklin’s 2016 tour will be hitting cities across the United States, so be sure to check the schedule to see if he’s coming to a city near you.

Tamela Mann

After several years of starring in Tyler Perry movies and touring with Kirk Franklin, Tamela Mann finally got her big break in 2013 with the release of Best Days. The album debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Gospel Albums chart and went on to win a Grammy for Best Gospel Album. With a new album, One Way, released this past May, Mann is back on the road entertaining audiences with her unique brand of gospel music.

Hezekiah Walker

Hezekiah Walker is an American gospel musician and choir director, popularly known for his song “Every Praise”. Walker’s career began when he was appointed music director of the Emmanuel Baptist Church in Brooklyn, New York.

In 1992, he released his debut album Live at The Apollo, which went on to win a Grammy Award for Best Traditional Soul Gospel Album. Since then, Walker has released 12 albums and won multiple Grammy and Stellar awards. He is currently the artist-in-residence at the Music Institute of Chicago.

James Fortune & FIYA

James Fortune & FIYA is an American contemporary Christian and gospel band. James Fortune and the band FIYA have released six albums, seventeen radio singles and are best known for their international hit single “I Believe,” which spent five weeks at number-one on the Billboard Hot Gospel Songs chart in 2005. On October 25, 2010, the group won a Grammy Award for Best Gospel Performance/Song for “Hold On”, featuring Monica and Fred Hammond, at the 52nd Grammy Awards.

The group has toured with Yolanda Adams, Kirk Franklin, Natalie Grant, Marvin Sapp, Donnie McClurkin, Travis Greene, Smokie Norful, Tye Tribbett and many more.

Marvin Sapp

Marvin Sapp is an American gospel singer, songwriter and record producer. He started his music career as a member of the group Commissioned. He has released twelve solo albums.
-Never Would Have Made It
-Here I Am
-I Win
-My Testimony

Israel Houghton

Renowned singer, songwriter, worship leader and recording artist Israel Houghton brings his highly anticipated live concert DVD and CD, “Covered: Alive in Asia,” to stores and digital outlets worldwide March 4, 2016 from Israel Music Group/RCA Inspiration. The live project was recorded during his “We Are Covered” Asia Tour last fall before a fervent crowd of nearly 20,000 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Multi Grammy(R), Stellar(R) and Dove Award-winning artist Houghton is one of the most influential voices in Christian music today. He has penned chart-topping hits such as “Reckless Love,” “Friend of God,” “Your Presence is Heaven” and many more. As a result of his global success, Billboard magazine crowned Houghton the “#1 Adult Contemporary Christian Artist” of the year in both 2015 and 2016 – the first time in history that any artist has received this distinguished honor two years in a row.


It’s been a great year for Gospel music concerts, with top artists putting on amazing shows all across the country. Here are our picks for the top Gospel music concerts of 2016.

1. Hezekiah Walker and the Love Fellowship Choir: This Gospel music icon brought his trademark energy and joy to concert venues all across the country, delighting audiences with his upbeat songs and moving ballads.

2. Donnie McClurkin: One of the most popular Gospel music artists today, McClurkin thrilled audiences with his soulful voice and moving performances. His concerts were filled with both praise and worship, and fans were left uplifted and inspired.

3. James Fortune: Fortune is known for his contemporary take on Gospel music, and his concerts did not disappoint this year. He brought his unique sound to stages all over the country, captivating audiences with his powerful voice and moving lyrics.

4. Kirk Franklin: Franklin is a master of the Gospel musical genre, and he proved it again this year with a series of electrifying live performances. His concerts were filled with both high-energy hits and touching ballads, leaving fans wanting more.

5. Yolanda Adams: Adams’s beautiful voice has earned her millions of fans all over the world, and her live concerts are always a treat. This year was no exception, as she wowed audiences with her angelic voice and moving songs of faith.

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