music The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists  

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Contemporary worship music artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good contemporary worship music 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 contemporary worship music bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Contemporary worship music 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 contemporary worship music bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest contemporary worship music bands of all time, since the most famous contemporary worship music artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best contemporary worship music music.

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

Examples of artists on this list include MercyMe and Chris Tomlin. What's your favorite item on this list? Upvote it and a few more you like to see your opinions impact the order. Also, artists on this list like Kutless and Ray Boltz probably need more votes.

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

The list includes all new contemporary worship 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 worship music, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into contemporary worship 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 worship music bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent contemporary worship music bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best contemporary worship music bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest contemporary worship music 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 contemporary worship music bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

You could always re-rank this list as your own then share it on your social networks to get a count of what only your friends think. (103 items)

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Hillsong United is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Hillsong United Pop punk, Indie, Contemporary worship music

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Chris Tomlin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Chris Tomlin Christian music, Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music

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Kari Jobe is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Kari Jobe Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music, Country

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Jesus Culture is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists

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Matt Redman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Matt Redman Christian music, Pop music, Contemporary worship music

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Phil Wickham is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Phil Wickham Christian music, Pop music, Christian alternative rock

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David Crowder Band is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
David Crowder Band Electronic music, Contemporary worship music, Folk rock

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Gateway Worship is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Gateway Worship Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music

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Rend Collective Experiment is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Rend Collective Experiment Contemporary worship music, Folk rock, Experimental music

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Third Day is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Third Day Pop music, Christian alternative rock, Rock music

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All Sons & Daughters is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists

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Lincoln Brewster is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Lincoln Brewster Christian music, Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music

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Michael W. Smith is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Michael W. Smith Christian music, Pop music, Contemporary Christian music

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Israel Houghton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Israel Houghton Christian music, Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music

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Planetshakers is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Planetshakers Christian rock, Contemporary Christian music, Contemporary worship music

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Shane & Shane is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Shane & Shane Contemporary worship music, Worship music

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Kutless is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Kutless Nu metal, Christian alternative rock, Contemporary worship music

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Paul Baloche is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Paul Baloche Christian music, Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music

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Aaron Shust is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Aaron Shust Christian music, Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music

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Phillips, Craig & Dean is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Phillips, Craig & Dean Contemporary Christian music

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Meredith Andrews is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Meredith Andrews Christian music, Contemporary Christian music

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Brian Doerksen is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Brian Doerksen Christian music, Contemporary worship music

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Don Moen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Don Moen Christian music, Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music

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Michael Passons is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Michael Passons Pop music, Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music

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Par~a~digm is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists

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Jeremy Riddle is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Jeremy Riddle Contemporary worship music, Christian rock

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The City Harmonic is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
The City Harmonic Rock music, Contemporary worship music, Alternative rock

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Donnie McClurkin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Donnie McClurkin Hymn, Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music

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John Mark McMillan is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
John Mark McMillan Contemporary worship music, Alternative rock

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Jason Upton is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Jason Upton Christian music, Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music

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Worth Dying For is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Worth Dying For Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music, Christian rock

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Kurt Carr is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Kurt Carr Contemporary worship music, Gospel music

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Fred Hammond is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Fred Hammond Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music, Gospel music

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Seventh Day Slumber is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Seventh Day Slumber Christian hardcore, Contemporary worship music, Post-grunge

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Kathryn Scott is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Kathryn Scott Christian music, Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music

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Janna Long is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Janna Long Christian music, Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music

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CeCe Winans is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
CeCe Winans Pop music, Hymn, Contemporary worship music

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Carman is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Carman Christian music, Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music

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Travis Cottrell is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Travis Cottrell Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music

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Jennie Lee Riddle is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Jennie Lee Riddle Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music

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Larnelle Harris is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Larnelle Harris Christian music, Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music

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Jared Anderson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Jared Anderson Christian music, Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music

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Commissioned is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Commissioned Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music, Worship music

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Jeff Deyo is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Jeff Deyo Christian music, Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music

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The Glorious Unseen is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
The Glorious Unseen Contemporary worship music, Christian rock

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Dallas Holm is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Dallas Holm Christian music, Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music

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Marvin Sapp is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Marvin Sapp Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music, Gospel music

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Smokie Norful is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Smokie Norful Contemporary worship music, Gospel music

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Lenny Leblanc is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Lenny Leblanc Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music, Soft rock

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Martha Munizzi is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Martha Munizzi Christian music, Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music