Top Gospel Songs


Rank All Time Artist Song Subgenre(s) Other Genre(s) Year
1
453
Kanye West Ultralight Beam Contemporary R&B 2016
2
619
Mahalia Jackson Move On Up a Little Higher 1947
3
1067
The Carter Family Can the Circle Be Unbroken (Bye and Bye) Country Gospel Appalachian Folk Music 1935
4
1109
The Edwin Hawkins Singers Oh Happy Day 1968
5
1979
The Stanley Brothers Rank Stranger Bluegrass Gospel Close Harmony 1960
6
2137
The Carter Family Keep on the Sunny Side Country Gospel Appalachian Folk Music 1928
7
2291
Fisk Jubilee Singers Swing Low Sweet Chariot Spirituals 1909
8
2844
Sister Rosetta Tharpe This Train Traditional Black Gospel 1939
9
2999
Mahalia Jackson Take My Hand, Precious Lord 1956
10
3541
Red Foley with the Sunshine Boys Quartet (There'll Be) Peace in the Valley (For Me) Country Gospel 1951
11
3665
Elvis Presley Crying in the Chapel Pop 1965
12
4268
Clara Ward & The Ward Singers How I Got Over Traditional Black Gospel 1950
13
5263
The Staple Singers Uncloudy Day 1956
14
5610
Mahalia Jackson His Eye Is on the Sparrow 1951
15
5761
The Golden Gate Quartet Rock My Soul Traditional Black Gospel 1938
16
5974
Sister Rosetta Tharpe Strange Things Happening Every Day Traditional Black Gospel 1945
17
6018
Swan Silvertones Oh Mary Don't You Weep Traditional Black Gospel 1958
18
6308
Hank Williams I Saw the Light Country Gospel 1948
19
6787
The Browns The Three Bells Country Gospel Close Harmony, Nashville Sound 1959
20
6991
Chuck Wagon Gang I'll Fly Away Country Gospel 1949
21
7018
The Soul Stirrers By and By Traditional Black Gospel 1950
22
7416
Reverend Thomas A. Dorsey Take My Hand, Precious Lord Traditional Black Gospel 1932
23
8382
Spiritualized Stop Your Crying Neo-Psychedelia 2001
24
8536
Five Blind Boys Our Father (Which Art in Heaven) Traditional Black Gospel 1950
25
8640
The Dixie Hummingbirds Amazing Graze Traditional Black Gospel 1946
26
8891
The Dixie Hummingbirds Let's Go Out to the Programs Traditional Black Gospel 1953
27
8907
Bob Dylan Ring Them Bells Piano Rock, Singer/Songwriter 1989
28
8919
The Southern Sons Lift Every Voice and Sing Vocal Group 1942
29
9580
The Dixie Hummingbirds I'll Live Again Traditional Black Gospel 1952
30
9782
Marion Williams Packing Up 1959

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10000:
Aretha Franklin Bridge Over Troubled Water Deep Soul 1971
Jimmy Murphy Electricity Country Gospel Bluegrass 1951
Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet Golden Gate Gospel Train Southern Gospel Vocal Group 1937
The Clark Sisters You Brought the Sunshine Disco 1981
Sister Rosetta Tharpe & Marie Knight Up Above My Head, I Hear Music in the Air 1948
Dorothy Love Coates Strange Man 1968
Washington Phillips Denomination Blues Country Blues 1928
Paul Kelly [USA] Stealing in the Name of the Lord Deep Soul 1970
The Soul Stirrers feat. Sam Cooke Were You There (When They Crucified My Lord) 1957
Washington Phillips A Mother's Last Word to Her Daughter 1930
The Dixie Hummingbirds Christian's Automobile Traditional Black Gospel 1957
The Soul Stirrers Touch the Hem of His Garment Traditional Black Gospel 1956
Elvis Presley The Wonder of You Southern Gospel Pop Rock, Traditional Pop 1970
16 Horsepower Black Soul Choir Country Gospel Gothic Country 1996
Ray Stevens Everything Is Beautiful Sunshine Pop 1970
Janelle Monáe & Wondaland Records Hell You Talmbout 2015
The Joubert Singers Stand on the Word Boogie, Soul 1985
Aretha Franklin Brand New Me Deep Soul 1971
The Soul Stirrers Any Day Now Traditional Black Gospel 1954
Aretha Franklin Spirit in the Dark Southern Soul 1970