The Best Gospel Music on YouTube in 2015

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Looking for some great gospel music to listen to? Check out our list of the best gospel music on YouTube in 2015. From traditional hymns to modern worship songs, there’s something for everyone.

What is Gospel Music?

Gospel music is a genre of Christian music. The creation, performance, significance, and even the definition of gospel music varies according to culture and social context. Gospel music is composed and performed for many purposes, including aesthetic pleasure, religious or ceremonial purposes, and as an entertainment product for the marketplace.

The Origin of Gospel Music

Gospel music is a genre of music that has its roots in the African-American church. The genre has its origins in the hymns and spirituals that were sung by black slaves in the American South during the last few centuries. These songs were often about the struggles and trials that they faced in their daily lives.

As time went on, these hymns and spirituals began to change. They became more upbeat and hopeful, and they started to include more elements of blues and jazz. This new style of gospel music became known as “soul” or “black gospel” music.

Today, gospel music is enjoyed by people of all races and religions all over the world. It is a popular genre of music for concerts, churches, and festivals. Gospel music is also a staple of many radio stations, both Christian and secular.

The Different Types of Gospel Music

There are many different types of gospel music. The three main types are traditional gospel, contemporary gospel, and rap/hip-hop gospel. There are also subgenres, such as country gospel and black gospel.

Traditional gospel is the type of music that most people think of when they think of gospel music. This type of music has its roots in the African American church, and it is often very emotional and stirring. Traditional gospel typically features a choir singing acapella or with only light instrumentation. Contemporary gospel is similar to traditional gospel, but it often features more modern instruments and sounds. rap/hip-hop gospel is a relatively new genre that combines elements of rap and hip-hop with traditional gospel lyrics and themes.

Country gospel is a subgenre of gospel music that incorporates elements of country music, while black Gospel is a subgenre that emphasizes the African American experience. There are many other subgenres as well, such as kids’ Gospel and Latin Gospel. Ultimately, the type of Gospel music you enjoy will be up to your personal preferences.

The Best Gospel Music on YouTube in 2015

There are many great gospel music videos on YouTube, but these are the best of the best. These videos will touch your soul and leave you feeling inspired.

Kirk Franklin – “Wanna Be Happy?”

Kirk Franklin is a gospel singer, songwriter, and musician who has released thirteen studio albums, two live albums, and three compilation albums. He is known for his unconventional style of gospel music and his use of modern R&B sounds in his productions. “Wanna Be Happy?” is a song off of Franklin’s thirteenth studio album, Losing My Religion. The album was released on November 13, 2015, and “Wanna Be Happy?” was the lead single. The song peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot Gospel Songs chart, making it Franklin’s tenth number-one single on that chart.

Tasha Cobbs – “Put a Praise on It”

This is a song that will make you want to put a praise on it. Tasha Cobbs is a powerhouse and this song is no exception. It’s upbeat, fun, and most importantly, full of the joy of the Lord.

Tamela Mann – “Take Me to the King”

With more than 22 million views, this performance of “Take Me to the King” by gospel recording artist Tamela Mann is the most popular gospel video on YouTube for 2015. The song was released in 2012 on Mann’s album Best Days and went on to win a Grammy Award for Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance.

James Fortune & FIYA – “Live Through It”

James Fortune & FIYA are a contemporary gospel music group from Atlanta, Georgia. The group’s name is an acronym for “Free in Yahweh’s acceptable time.” The group has released four studio albums and three live albums. They have had five number-one songs on the Billboard Hot Gospel Songs chart.

“Live Through It” is a song by James Fortune & FIYA. It was released on March 10, 2015, as the lead single from their fourth studio album of the same name. The song peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot Gospel Songs chart.

Hezekiah Walker – “Every Praise”

Hezekiah Walker’s “Every Praise” was one of the best gospel songs of 2015. The music video was shot entirely in black and white, and it features Walker and his choir leading a powerful performance of the track.

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