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Billboard Names Decade's Top Christian Artists, Albums and Songs

December 17, 2009|11:59 pm

Billboard magazine has released its “Best of the 2000s” lists, revealing its selection of the top artists, songs and albums in the United States from 2000 to 2009.

The following are Billboard’s "Top 10" Christian and Gospel artists, songs, and albums lists for the decade, based on sales, streaming and radio play:

Best of the 2000s: Christian Song Artists

1. MercyMe
2. Casting Crowns
3. Jeremy Camp
4. Chris Tomlin
5. Third Day
6. Matthew West
7. Newsboys
8. Big Daddy Weave
9. Brandon Heath
10. TobyMac

 Best of the 2000s: Christian Songs
1. “Word of God Speak” - MercyMe
2. “My Savior, My God” – Aaron Shust
3. “By Your Side” – Tenth Avenue North
4. “The Motions” – Matthew West
5. “Give Me Your Eyes” – Brandon Heath
6. “East to West” – Casting Crowns
7. “Blessed Be Your Name” – tree63
8. “There Will Be A Day” – Jeremy Camp
9. “You Are My King (Amazing Lov… - Newsboys
10. “Voice of Truth” – Casting Crowns

 Best of the 2000s: Christian Album Artists
1. P.O.D.
2. Michael W. Smith
3. Third Day
4. MercyMe
5. Casting Crowns
6. Switchfoot
7. Kirk Franklin
8. Yolanda Adams
9. Mary Mary
10. Steven Curtis Chapman

 Best of the 2000s: Christian Albums
1. Satellite – P.O.D.
2. The Beautiful Letdown – Switchfoot
3. Precious Memories – Alan Jackson
4. Almost There – MercyMe
5. Songs 4 Worship: Shout to Th… - Various Artists
6. Christmas Extraordinaire – Mannheim Steamroller
7. Worship – Michael W. Smith
8. Mountain High… Valley Low – Yolanda Adams
9. Flyleaf – Flyleaf
10. Live in London and More… - Donnie McClurkin

 Best of the 2000s: Gospel Album Artists
1. Yolanda Adams
2. Kirk Franklin
3. Mary Mary
4. Donnie McClurkin
5. CeCe Winans
6. Fred Hammond
7. Smokie Norful
8. Marvin Sapp
9. Israel Houghton
10. Juanita Bynum

 Best of the 2000s: Gospel Albums
1. Mountain High…Valley Low – Yolanda Adams
2. Live in London and More… - Donnie McClurkin
3. The Rebirth of Kirk Franklin – Kirk Franklin
4. Thankful – Mary Mary
5. Hero – Kirk Franklin
6. Believe – Yolanda Adams
7. Thirsty – Marvin Sapp
8. The Flight Temptations – Soundtrack
9. Incredible – Mary Mary

Source URL : http://www.christianpost.com/news/billboard-reveals-decade-s-top-christian-artists-albums-and-songs-42328/