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Best Southern Gospel Bands/Artists

Southern gospel artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good southern gospel bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top southern gospel bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Southern gospel groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all southern gospel bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest southern gospel bands of all time, since the most famous southern gospel artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best southern gospel music.

You can click on the southern gospel band names to see more information about that particular notable southern gospel group. If they're near the top of the best southern gospel artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top southern gospel bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the southern gospel band names themselves.

Items include everything from The Imperials to Dottie Rambo. Vote for your favorite items by clicking thumbs up on them. Do Doug Oldham or Anthony Burger belong on this list? If so, vote for them.

All important, significant and iconic names in southern gospel music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new southern gospel bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of southern gospel, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into southern gospel music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good southern gospel bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent southern gospel bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best southern gospel bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest southern gospel musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular southern gospel bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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    Southern Gospel, Gospel music More
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    Vestal Goodman

    Southern Gospel More
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    The Happy Goodman Family

    Southern Gospel More
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    Christian music, Southern Gospel More
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    Christian music, Christian country music, Southern Gospel More
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    Christian music, Pop music, Gospel music More
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    The Blackwood Brothers

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    Kirk Talley

    Southern Gospel, Gospel music More
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    Christian music, Southern Gospel, Gospel music More
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    Contemporary Christian music, Southern Gospel More
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    Christian music, Contemporary Christian music More
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    Southern Gospel More
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    Southern Gospel More
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    Christian music, Southern Gospel More
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    The Talleys

    Christian music, Contemporary Christian music, Southern Gospel More
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    Bill Gaither Trio

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    Christian music, Southern Gospel More
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    Christian music, Contemporary Christian music, Southern Gospel More
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    The Crabb Family

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    The Cook Family Singers

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    The Isaacs

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    The Hoppers

    Southern Gospel More
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    Jeff & Sheri Easter

    Contemporary Christian music, Southern Gospel More
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    Contemporary Christian music, Gospel music More
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    Christian music, Southern Gospel More
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    new! The Downs Family

    Southern Gospel, Country Gospel More
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    The Chuck Wagon Gang

    Bluegrass, Southern Gospel More
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    Christian music, Contemporary Christian music, Southern Gospel More
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    The Florida Boys

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    Squire Parsons

    Christian music More
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    Gospel music, Blues More
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    Southern Gospel More
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    Shane Dunlap

    Christian music, Southern Gospel More
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    Contemporary worship music, Gospel music More
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    Christian music, Southern Gospel More
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    Christian music More
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    The Lewis Family

    Bluegrass, Gospel music More
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    Christian music, Southern Gospel More
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    The Martins

    Contemporary Christian music, Southern Gospel More
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    Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music, Gospel music More
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    The Ruppes

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    The Lesters

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