The Best Contemporary Christian Artists Bands/Musicians

The Best Contemporary Christian Artists

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Contemporary Christian bands don't always sing about their faith, but they do have Christian themes in their music. This list of the top contemporary christian music bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Contemporary Christian artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all contemporary Christian music bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest contemporary Christian music bands of all time, since the most famous contemporary christian music artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best contemporary Christian music.

Christian singers on the list even include major pop stars like Katy Perry and Carrie Underwood. Make sure to rock the vote by upvoting the greatest artists on this list (according to you). What will come out on top in the end? Tobymac? Newsboys? All important, significant, and iconic names in contemporary christian music music history deserve your votes, so make sure you vote for all the Christian band names you recognize and love.

The list includes all new contemporary christian music 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 contemporary Christian music, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into contemporary Christian music 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 contemporary Christian music bands with which to start out. 

This list answers the questions "who are the best contemporary Christian music bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest contemporary Christian music musician ever?"

Whether you’re a pious and dedicated follower of contemporary Christian or you recently joined the flock, please vote for the best contemporary Christian groups and artists - not just the most popular contemporary Christian bands that you never actually listened to. We won’t know you’re lying, but God will. 



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    Christian music, Christian hip hop, Christian hardcore

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    Contemporary Christian music, Pop rock, Alternative rock

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    Christian music, Pop music, Contemporary Christian music

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    Christian music, Pop music, Contemporary Christian music

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    Pop music, Christian alternative rock, Rock music

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    Adult contemporary music, Christian music, Pop music

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    Christian music, Contemporary Christian music, Christian rock

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    Pop punk, Indie, Contemporary worship music

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    Pop music, Grunge, Contemporary worship music

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    Christian music, Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music ...

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    Classic rock, Rock music, Contemporary Christian music

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    Christian music, Pop music, Christian alternative rock

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    Christian music, Pop music, Christian alternative rock

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    Rock music, Contemporary Christian music, Acoustic music

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    Indie pop, Adult contemporary music, Christian music

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    Synthpop, New Wave, New Age

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    Christian music, Contemporary Christian music

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    Christian music, Pop music, Christian hip hop

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    Christian music, Pop music, Contemporary worship music

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    Pop music, Hymn, Contemporary worship music

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    Christian hip hop, Folk music, Contemporary Christian music

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    Christian music, Contemporary Christian music

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    Christian music, Pop music, Contemporary Christian music

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    Pop music, Rock music, Contemporary Christian music

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    Nu metal, Rock music, Grunge

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    Christian alternative rock, Experimental rock, Contemporary Christian ...

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    PAR~A~DIGM is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Contemporary Christian Artists

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    Christian Contemporary, Pop, Alternative Rock Bio at www.paradigmrocks.com

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    Rock music, Contemporary Christian music, Christian rock

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    Christian alternative rock, Rock music, Contemporary Christian music

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    Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music, Country

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    Contemporary Christian music, Country

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    Pop music, Contemporary Christian music, Urban contemporary gospel

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    Christian music, Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music ...

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    Indie pop, Christian music, Pop music

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    Christian music, Contemporary Christian music

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    Contemporary Christian music

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    Christian music, Contemporary Christian music, Christian rock

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    Christian music, Contemporary Christian music

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    Christian music, Pop music, Christian alternative rock

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    Chris August is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Contemporary Christian Artists


    Contemporary Christian music

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    Blue-eyed soul, Country pop, Contemporary Christian music

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    Pop music, Rock music, Contemporary Christian music

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    Contemporary Christian music, Christian rock, Gospel music

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    Christian music, Contemporary Christian music

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    Contemporary Christian music, Gospel music

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    Christian music, Jazz-funk, Pop music

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    Christian music, Contemporary Christian music, Gospel music

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    Christian music, Contemporary Christian music, Southern Gospel

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    Adult contemporary music, Rock music, Contemporary Christian music

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