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The Best Contemporary Christian Artists of the 2000s

Updated 14 Jun 2019 325 votes 61 voters 4.3k views40 items

List RulesVote up the best Contemporary Christian artists that were active and releasing albums between 2000 and 2009.

Lyrically focused on the Christian faith, contemporary Christian Music (CCM) music stands out from other modern Christian music, where the religious themes are often secondary to the style. Continuing its popularity from the 90s, in the 2000s contemporary Christian music's popularity continued its merge into the mainstream.

Millennials and even Gen Z added the best '00s CCM bands to mixtapes and playlists. Many songs from bands such as Chris Tomlin, Casting Crowns, and Tenth Avenue North fit right alongside the secular alt and indie bands of the time. From folk rock artists such as Joy Williams to CCM alt rock like the Newsboys, the best contemporary Christian music artists of the 2000s held their own within their genres while also following their faith.

We've put together a list of some of the best '00s contemporary Christian artists and bands, but if we're missing one be sure to add it to the list and vote up the best bands that played contemporary Christian music the 2000s.