Contemporary Christian bands don't always sing about their faith, but they do have Christian themes in their music. This list of the top contemporary Christian music bands in the world includes all musicians who are making some of the best Christian songs of 2018, have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Contemporary Christian 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 Christian music bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest contemporary Christian music bands of all time, since the most famous contemporary Christian music artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best contemporary Christian music.
Christian singers on the list even include major pop stars like Katy Perry and Carrie Underwood. Make sure to rock the vote by voting up the greatest artists on this list (according to you). What will come out on top in the end? TobyMac? Newsboys? All important, significant, and iconic names in contemporary Christian music history deserve your votes, so make sure you vote for all the Christian band names you recognize and love.
The list includes all new contemporary Christian 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 Christian music, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into contemporary Christian 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 Christian music bands with which to start out.
This list answers the questions "who are the best contemporary Christian music bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest contemporary Christian music musician ever?"
Whether you’re a pious and dedicated follower of contemporary Christian or you recently joined the flock, please vote for the best contemporary Christian groups and artists - not just the most popular contemporary Christian bands that you never actually listened to. We won’t know you’re lying, but God will.
- 535136For King & Country, stylized as for KING & COUNTRY and formerly known as Joel & Luke, is a... more
- 535157Casting Crowns is a contemporary Christian and Christian rock band started in 1999 by youth... more
- 660214MercyMe is an American contemporary Christian music band founded in Edmond, Oklahoma. The band... more
- 557170Newsboys (sometimes stylised as newsboys) are a Christian rock band founded in 1985 in... more
- 557186Christopher Dwayne Tomlin (born May 4, 1972) is an American contemporary Christian music... more
- 698173Toby McKeehan (born Kevin Michael McKeehan; October 22, 1964), better known by his stage name... more
- 477176Hillsong United (stylised as Hillsong UNITED or UNITED) is a worship band that originated as a... more
- 345133Steven Curtis Chapman (born November 21, 1962) is an American contemporary Christian music... more
- 30882Lauren Ashley Daigle (born September 9, 1991) is an American contemporary Christian music... more
- 33584Tenth Avenue North (stylized as tenth avenue north) is an American contemporary Christian... more
- 405109Jeremy Thomas Camp (born January 12, 1978) is an American contemporary Christian music singer... more
- 446133Third Day is a Christian rock band formed in Marietta, Georgia during the 1990s. The band was... more
- 234108Kari Brooke Jobe (born April 6, 1981) is an American contemporary Christian music singer and... more
- 311125Skillet is a Christian rock band formed in Memphis, Tennessee in 1996 and based in the United... more
- 30897Needtobreathe is an American Christian rock band from Seneca, South Carolina. The band is... more
- 29081Daniel Jay Gokey (born April 24, 1980) is an American singer and former church music director... more
- 214106Natalie Diane Grant (born December 21, 1971) is a singer and songwriter of contemporary... more
- 288106Francesca Battistelli (born May 18, 1985) is an American Christian singer and songwriter from... more
- 286100Big Daddy Weave is a contemporary Christian band composed of Mike Weaver, Jay Weaver, Jeremy... more
- Phillips, Craig and Dean are a contemporary Christian music trio composed of Randy Phillips,... more
- 343101David Wallace Crowder, known by his mononymous stage name Crowder, is an American folktronica... more
- 19733Tauren Gabriel Wells is an American Christian rock and pop artist and the former frontman for... more
- 15441Unspoken is a Christian Soulful-Pop-Rock band. The band is composed of Mike Gomez, Jon Lowry,... more
- 14734David Crowder Band was a six-piece Christian rock and modern worship band from Waco, Texas.... more
- 14025DC Talk (stylized as dc Talk) is a Christian rap and rock trio. The group was formed at... more