The year gave us a lot of great music to listen to. Popular hits came from Christian rock, contemporary pop and traditional urban gospel to name a few. We heard from several of our old favorites and met some talented new faces while glorifying God through amazing music. Kicking off at 40, the third single to chart from Switchfoot 's Vice Verses is filled with impassioned guitar runs, roaring drums and fervent lyrics about living today fully while keeping your eyes on the afterlife. While Jason doesn't dress up his songs with a bunch of bells and whistles, his lyrics, while seemingly simple, pack a big wallop.
Christian Songs is a record chart compiled and published by Billboard that measures the top-performing contemporary Christian music songs in the United States. The data was compiled by Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems based on the weekly audience impressions of each song played on contemporary Christian radio stations until the end of November In , ten songs by ten artists achieved a No. TobyMac recorded two No. In , seventeen songs by thirteen artists achieved a No. MercyMe and Casting Crowns also tied for the longest-running No. In , there were nine No. Building 's " Where I Belong " spent 15 consecutive weeks at No. In , only four artists topped the Christian Songs chart.
The ranking is provided by Billboard magazine ranked by radio airplay audience impressions. Did any of these songs speak to you in your life in a special way? Were any of your favorites missing from this top 10? Let us know in the comments below! You may also like the Top Christian Songs of , and ! Good compilation…. Oh My Lord! God Bless you all.
It ranks the popularity of Christian songs using the same methodology developed for the Billboard Hot , the magazine's flagship songs chart, by incorporating data from the sales of downloads, streaming data, and airplay across all monitored radio stations. From its inception in June through November , the Hot Christian Songs chart ranked the top songs only by overall audience impressions of songs played on contemporary Christian music radio stations. Beginning with the chart dated December 7, , the chart follows the same methodology used for the Hot to compile its rankings. Source:  . Fourteen songs have debuted at number one without having previously entered the chart. These are:. Source:   . From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.