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The Best Gospel Songs Ever 

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Updated August 5, 2019 10.1k votes 3.7k voters 166k views 59 items

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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Perhaps one of the most quietly joyful gospel songs.
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An emotional yet effortless take on a classic song.
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A song filed with beautiful solos.

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It's sung by Aretha -- enough said
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Whitney Houston was one of the greatest voices of a generation.
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A song bolstered by a powerful and passionate voice
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Another song about god's great works.
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A soft and wonderful song of praise.
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A song that asks Jesus to guide the way.
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A beautiful slow song to sway to.
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A stark song that allows Cece to display her voice.
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A beautiful song filled with hallelujahs and praise.
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An energetic up-tempo number.
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A powerful song about praising god and his good deeds.
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A song of praise bolstered by a deep and spiritual voice.
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A song about being thankful for being saved.
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Another fun song that gets everybody in the sing along mood.
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Another great gospel song but done withe a modern sensibility.
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An uptempo song from one of the first families of gospel.
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A powerful song praising the strength of Jesus.
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It's awesome because it's Aaron Neville.
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A gospel song that's been covered by many artist from Little Richard to Elvis.
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A great song for choirs.