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List Rules Only Christian rock bands or Christian rock singers. No other rock bands or Christian musicians.

Over the past few decades, Christian rock has been one of the fastest growing genres in all of music as this comprehensive list of the top Christian rock bands shows. Some of the genre's biggest groups dominate the radio in certain markets. In the heartland of America, many Christian rock bands outsell and outperform some of the biggest names in pop. Though the contemporary Christian music doesn't get as much attention in the mainstream as it does elsewhere, this particular brand of rock has resonated with fans that like the message that religious music sets forth. 

But, is there a way to settle the debate among fans over what is the best Christian rock band? This list seeks to answer the question of which of the biggest and brightest stars in the genre can truly be considered greatest. There are a variety of groups on here, including classic outfits from the 90s like Jars of Clay and Switchfoot. The list has also includes younger groups like Skillet and Paramore as well so that there's plenty of variety when it comes to selecting what Christian bands to vote for.  

Who are the best Christian rock bands of all time? Who is the greatest Christian rock musician ever? If you're a fan of Christian rock music, these are the bands who will always been included in the debate. but it's up to you to decide vote counts in determining who is the top Christian rock band. This list of Christian rock bands seeks to determine exactly who is the best.

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2,382 511
Skillet is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Christian Rock Bands & Artists
Nu metal, Rock music, Grunge

2
1,459 318
Thousand Foot Krutch is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Christian Rock Bands & Artists
Nu metal, Christian alternative rock, Rock music

3
1,435 402
Red is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Christian Rock Bands & Artists
Dark ambient, Nu metal, Rock music

4
1,289 433
Casting Crowns is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Christian Rock Bands & Artists
Pop music, Rock music, Contemporary Christian music

5
1,381 313
Switchfoot is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Christian Rock Bands & Artists
Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

6
1,261 292
Newsboys is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Christian Rock Bands & Artists
Contemporary Christian music, Pop rock, Alternative rock

7
855 242
Disciple is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Christian Rock Bands & Artists
Nu metal, Christian hardcore, Groove metal

8
1,015 310
Flyleaf is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Christian Rock Bands & Artists
Nu metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

9
1,099 291
Third Day is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Christian Rock Bands & Artists
Pop music, Christian alternative rock, Rock music

10
892 289
MercyMe is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Christian Rock Bands & Artists
Pop music, Grunge, Contemporary worship music

11
805 218
Kutless is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Christian Rock Bands & Artists
Nu metal, Christian alternative rock, Contemporary worship music

12
636 170
Fireflight is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Christian Rock Bands & Artists
Post-metal, Rock music, Post-grunge

13
813 247
P.O.D. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Christian Rock Bands & Artists
Nu metal, Thrash metal, Rock music

14
445 198
Hawk Nelson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Christian Rock Bands & Artists
Pop punk, Christian punk, Pop rock

15
897 238
Tobymac is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Christian Rock Bands & Artists
Christian music, Christian hip hop, Christian hardcore

16
624 252
Lifehouse is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Christian Rock Bands & Artists
Pop music, Christian alternative rock, Rock music

17
480 233
Anberlin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Christian Rock Bands & Artists
Rock music, Emo, Alternative rock

18
586 186
Pillar is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Christian Rock Bands & Artists
Nu metal, Christian hardcore, Rapcore

19
584 201
Relient K is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Christian Rock Bands & Artists
Pop punk, Synthpop, Pop music

20
497 212
Sanctus Real is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Christian Rock Bands & Artists
Christian alternative rock, Experimental rock, Contemporary Christian music

21
409 162
Decyfer Down is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Christian Rock Bands & Artists
Post-grunge, Alternative rock, Christian rock

22
461 149
We as Human is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Christian Rock Bands & Artists

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594 118
dc Talk is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Christian Rock Bands & Artists
Hip hop music, Christian hip hop, Rock music

24
526 140
Jeremy Camp is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Christian Rock Bands & Artists
Christian music, Contemporary Christian music, Christian rock

25
564 171
Tenth Avenue North is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Christian Rock Bands & Artists
Rock music, Contemporary Christian music, Acoustic music