Christian Music The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists  

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Contemporary worship music artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good contemporary worship music bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top contemporary worship music bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Contemporary worship music groups and 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 worship music bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest contemporary worship music bands of all time, since the most famous contemporary worship music artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best contemporary worship music music.

You can click on the contemporary worship music band names to see more information about that particular notable contemporary worship music group. If they're near the top of the best contemporary worship music artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top contemporary worship music bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the contemporary worship music band names themselves.

Examples of artists on this list include MercyMe and Chris Tomlin. What's your favorite item on this list? Upvote it and a few more you like to see your opinions impact the order. Also, artists on this list like Kutless and Ray Boltz probably need more votes.

All important, significant and iconic names in contemporary worship music music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new contemporary worship 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 worship music, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into contemporary worship 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 worship music bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent contemporary worship music bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best contemporary worship music bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest contemporary worship music musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular contemporary worship music bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

You could always re-rank this list as your own then share it on your social networks to get a count of what only your friends think. 

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Hillsong United is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Pop punk, Indie, Contemporary worship music

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Jesus Culture is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
StevenHarris added

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Chris Tomlin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Christian music, Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music

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Kari Jobe is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music, Country

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David Crowder Band is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Electronic music, Contemporary worship music, Folk rock

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Phil Wickham is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Christian music, Pop music, Christian alternative rock

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Matt Redman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Christian music, Pop music, Contemporary worship music

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Planetshakers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Christian rock, Contemporary Christian music, Contemporary worship music

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Gateway Worship is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music

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Rend Collective Experiment is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Ronni Lystgaard Pihl added Contemporary worship music, Folk rock, Experimental music

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All Sons & Daughters is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Ronni Lystgaard Pihl added

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MercyMe is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
starwarssuperfan added Pop music, Grunge, Contemporary worship music

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Shane & Shane is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Contemporary worship music, Worship music

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Michael W. Smith is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
CharlesMagumba added Christian music, Pop music, Contemporary Christian music

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Israel Houghton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Christian music, Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music

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Third Day is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
MarcinA.Stradowski added Pop music, Christian alternative rock, Rock music

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Lincoln Brewster is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Christian music, Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music

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Tenth Avenue North is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
starwarssuperfan added Rock music, Contemporary Christian music, Acoustic music

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Casting Crowns is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
starwarssuperfan added Pop music, Rock music, Contemporary Christian music

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Kutless is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Nu metal, Christian alternative rock, Contemporary worship music

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Jeremy Riddle is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Contemporary worship music, Christian rock

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Aaron Shust is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Christian music, Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music

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Sidewalk Prophets is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
starwarssuperfan added Christian alternative rock, Contemporary Christian music, Pop rock

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Don Moen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Christian music, Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music

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John Mark McMillan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Contemporary worship music, Alternative rock

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Meredith Andrews is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Jovanny Aponte added Christian music, Contemporary Christian music

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Jeremy Camp is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
starwarssuperfan added Christian music, Contemporary Christian music, Christian rock

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Phillips, Craig & Dean is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
firewater-firecaster added Contemporary Christian music

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The City Harmonic is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Rock music, Contemporary worship music, Alternative rock

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Paul Baloche is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Christian music, Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music

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Michael Passons is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Pop music, Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music

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CeCe Winans is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Pop music, Hymn, Contemporary worship music

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Carman is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Christian music, Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music

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Jason Upton is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Christian music, Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music

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Béla Pintér is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
1521540452307 added Christian pop, Gospel - One of the most popular hungarian christian singers.

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Donnie McClurkin is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Hymn, Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music

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Kathryn Scott is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Christian music, Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music

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Fred Hammond is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music, Gospel music

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Brian Doerksen is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Christian music, Contemporary worship music

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Makeshift3 is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
makeshift3 added www.makeshift3.com

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Robbie Seay Band is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Contemporary worship music, Christian rock

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Travis Cottrell is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music

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Jennie Lee Riddle is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music

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Seventh Day Slumber is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Christian hardcore, Contemporary worship music, Post-grunge

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Lenny Leblanc is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music, Soft rock

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Jeff Deyo is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Christian music, Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music

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Dallas Holm is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Christian music, Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music

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Worth Dying For is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music, Christian rock

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Kurt Carr is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Contemporary worship music, Gospel music

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Janna Long is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Contemporary Worship Bands/Artists
Christian music, Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music