Songs The Best Gospel Songs Ever  

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List Rules Vote up all of your favorite gospel songs ever, and add any that aren't already listed.

What are the best gospel songs? Gospel music has been around a long time and has a large following of religious and secular people who love to sing the praises of God. Dealing with life's ups and downs can be difficult, and music can make it better. Often these songs can be uplifting, they can help us understand, and sometimes they can just be comforting. 

Gospel music has the ability to make us feel. We often feel an emotional connection to songs. The best gospel songs often have a spiritual connection and give the listener an emotional experience. Many of these songs are also a part of amazing gospel albums as well. 

Vote up your favorite gospel songs. Did we miss any? Make sure to add and rerank your favorites to move them up on the list.

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A song filed with beautiful solos.

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Perhaps one of the most quietly joyful gospel songs.
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It's sung by Aretha -- enough said
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An emotional yet effortless take on a classic song.
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Whitney Houston was one of the greatest voices of a generation.
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A stark song that allows Cece to display her voice.
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A song bolstered by a powerful and passionate voice
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A soft and wonderful song of praise.
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Another song about god's great works.
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A song that asks Jesus to guide the way.
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A gospel song that's been covered by many artist from Little Richard to Elvis.
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A beautiful song filled with hallelujahs and praise.
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A great song for choirs.
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An energetic up-tempo number.
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Another great gospel song but done withe a modern sensibility.
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A song about being thankful for being saved.
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A powerful song praising the strength of Jesus.
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A beautiful slow song to sway to.
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An uptempo song from one of the first families of gospel.
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Another fun song that gets everybody in the sing along mood.
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A powerful song by Billy Rivers.
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Another great crowd pleaser for everyone to get behind.
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A song about recognition and priase sung nicely by the Clark sisters.
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A song of praise bolstered by a deep and spiritual voice.
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A powerful song about praising god and his good deeds.