Top 10 Gospel Singers of All Time

Rating the best gospel singers of today. From gospel music's golden age to its enlightment period of toady. Don't agree with the list? Vote for an existing item you think should be ranked higher or if you are a logged in, add a new item for others to vote on or create your own version of this list.

The Top Ten

Sandi Patty
Is there any there choice BUT Sandi Patty!?! Truly the "Voice" of Christian music. Beautiful person, blessed with incredible gift, amazing entertainer and always giving back. The first concert I ever attended was Sandi Patty in 1986 (Let There Be Praise tour), the ticket was a gift from my grandmother. Over the years, her music has continued to be part of my spiritual journey. Often times, the only way God could speak to my heart was through her music "In Heaven's Eyes). I still say no ones rendition of "The Star Spangled Banner" comes close to Sandi's. Last year I had the pleasure and honor to meet my "spiritual mentor" at a concert and do her makeup. I work in T.V. /Film production as a makeup artist/hairstylist and was so delighted to be able to share my gifts with someone that has shared hers with us. Truly a blessing. Sandi is #1, top of the list, best of the best, class act in my book.
I know a lot of people are talking about the performer "sandi Patty. However I want to talk about the genuine person behind "The Voice". I met Sandi back in 1992. This concert was in St Louis Missouri. When I was meeting her for the first time I was so nervous since this was the person I love listening to on my cassettes. However she put me very much at ease and even had a autograph picture waiting for me. She told me that if she is ever in my area look her up and she will try to make every effort to make sure I can see her backstage. Well let me tell you that she is person of her word. I have met her several times backstage since then. Each time a little more of her awesome personality comes out. She is very humorous person on and off stage. I feel honored to know such a great Christian Musician. I am also a Music Minister for a Methodist Church and where ever I go I am always talking about the musician/friend named Sandi Patty. Sandi is truly one of a kind person and so blessed to know her. Her voice can soar to the heavens and make anybody get goose bumps. Thanks for letting me share with you my story!
The first time I heard Mrs Sandi Patty like everyone else was when she sang The Star Spangled Banner for the reopening of The Statue Of Liberty loved her voice. The next time I heard her sing was after my father had three strokes and I didn't know how to pray with the way I felt my radio was on don't remember the station but her song ( In Heaven's Eye's ) came on and calmed my fears and God heard my heart felt prayers. I've never seen Mrs Patty in concert until this past April when I got to go to see her in Carnegie Hall she is just breath taking when she walked out, when she started to sing I was taken back. I found peace and went on with a sound mind. To me Mrs Sandi Patty is and always will be the Greatest Christian artist there ever been. She is #1 with me! Never met her but I don't need to her music not only brings me close to God and Jesus but to Her as well. Love Her very much, Thank You Mrs Patty for every thing you have done for me, more then you'll ever know you are Heaven sent!
[Newest]Awesome gift from God. She has such a high range, and one can feel the Spirit of the Lord/Anointing as she sings. Awesome!
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2Yalonda Adams
Yalonda has been in gospel music for a while, and she keeps getting better.
Yolanda Adams is the best for making Becoming and new single be still
Cause yolanda is the best singer that I know in usa
[Newest]She is very good, she is great

3Kirk Franklin
He is excellent, he has a wonderful spirit and he is filled the holy ghost, he has a true gift of music from God and he really has the word of God and knows how to use it especially when it comes to ministering through his music, he really touches my heart anyway.
He is my mentor when it come to gospel songs, even am using his life is in your hand as my ring tone now!
He's a great Singer. My church sings his song all the time. Keep doing what your doing!
[Newest]Coming out of been a drug dealer and singing for the lord is awesome.

4David Phelps
Although all the tenors that sang in TGVB were very talented, David has outshined them all in my opinion. The richness and diversity of his voice is unmatchable and his devotion to the Lord is unmistakable as he shares his God given gift of music and believe me, I grew up in a musical family and I know good music when I hear it.
David's anointing simply flows, when I'm down I listen to the words of worship God has richly blessed you to share his love through your music not forgetting all the singers of the past singing with Bill and Gloria I wish you guy were in Goa, India I tried purchasing your Videos but could not, as they are not available.
I am definitely not living the life that I should be right now but I have always loved gospel music and it's like no matter how far I get away from God the music always brings me back in touch with him. David is such a great singer it makes cold chills on me every time I hear him. Thanks for helping me stay closer to God than I would be without you.
Gaither Vocal Band Tenor started in 1999 with the GVB. He has a talent to "woo" crowds worldwide, and a unique yet familiar to prepare the gospel in vocal bliss.
[Newest]The best tenor ever. I love him and his voice. His singing makes my heart sing. I listen to him everyday and it makes me feel so happy. Thank You God for giving us such talent here on earth.

5Donnie McClurkin
Just listen to him sing the old hymns and you will know what I mean, especially Holy, Holy, Holy. Just a pure, sweet voice with a large vocal range (from the highest range of Baritone to the Highest Range of Tenor). He is without the Best Male Gospel Singer of the past two decades.
He is the best singer or minister of all times.
Brighter day tjo its killing me keep it up
[Newest]He is the man of our time. Thumbs up

6Michael W. Smith
He is by far the best gospel singer, I love his music and think he is the best tool GOD has used to demonstrate HIS love to us, I am always so blessed when I hear his music and know that GOD uses people for HIS kingdom
I really think Michael W. Smith is one of the best gospel singers, I love his music.
He is the best he sings with power and can also play de piano whiles singing. He is the best
[Newest]I love his music

7Whitney Houston
Whitney Houston should be in the top ten. Her vocal range is outstanding. She is truly blessed with the presents of the Lord throughout her delivery.
"THE VOICE" She is gone but her VOICE lives FOREVER! She an inspirational singer... Sings like Angels of host... Smile like the Bright Morning Star. Whitney Elizabeth Nippy Houston... We shall forever hold you firm in our hearts... Enjoy singing with the angels in heaven, where there is no sorrows and broken hearts...
She has a strong voice and she is truly lovely
[Newest]My interest in Gospel and soul singing came when I first heard her singing " This day"! She is beyond comparison

8Mahalia Jackson
Mahalia Jackson was a true Gospel singer all the way through! She should be #1, not Aretha. Mahalia never sang songs like :"Freeway Of Love", "You Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman", "Who Zooming Who", "Jumpin Jack Flash", Dr. Feel Good" and oh, Mahalia never sang "Touch My Body" at one of her concerts!
Everyone has already said it. Mahalia Jackson was a "true" "through" and "through" gospel singer. She let the light of God shine through her every time she opend her mouth to sing. Love that Queen of Gospel!
Mahalia is nearly the only gospel singer for me. In fact, outside of her songs, I rarely listen to this genre, though I'm a believer. Most gospel music (I hope this isn't offensive) feels a bit too sentimental to me. But when Mahalia sings it, my goodness, it knocks me to the floor every time. I'm not sure what it is, but whatever it is, she's got it.
[Newest]Mahalia jackson should be in 1# place she is the best gospel singer of all time.

9Don Moen
Exceptional gospel singer. A household name all over d world. Even here in Africa. He sings with his whole hear and soul.
I wonder how people rate gospel musicians. Is it just by voice, but not by life and impact in the Christian fold. Don Moen should definitely be in top ten. He has impacted life all over the world and I've not heard any bad record of him tarnishing the name of Christ. Why should we be encouraging people who are not born again but singing gospel songs.
Don Moen is an exceptionally heaven-gifted worship leader whose anointed songs immediately stirs a soul in longing of his maker.
[Newest]I love your inspiration toward your songs, you are so dedicated, I love you sir.

10Kim Burrell
This young lady is blessed with the potential of singing. I truly believe that she is doig what she was made to do
She should be # two because her riffs and runs and testimonies through her music tells you how anointed her singing is
Kim Burrell has been truly anointed by God.
[Newest]To me Kim Burrell is the best Gospel Singer Ever when she singers you have to fill the anointing

The Contenders

11Keith Green
Keith Green's For Him Who Has Ears to Hear belongs to the top 3 albums that shaped the modern Contemporary Gospel Music. Your Love Broke Through (written by Stonehill) and You Put This Love to My Heart are timeless gospel rock classics.
I agree. If we're talking about those who made gospel songs into radio play, beginning the move of contemporary Christian music being played and sung outside of church then we are certainly talking Keith Green.
He's long been gone but the message of his songs lives on..

12Michael English
Hard to be a Gospel musician without the anointing of God...Michael has that and has humility to go along with the talent God gave him. And life handed him some lemons at one point and he moved thru it with the blessing of God. Everyone in this list has talent but it takes God to make them touch the lives of people thru the instrument we call vocals.
After winning more Dove Awards than almost anyone ever, in 1994, Michael English went into self-imposed exile for about 13 years! Even so, he is on this List, showing that God's Hand is still very much on his Life! His Vocal Skills are simply unmatched by any artist in any genre of Music--from his beloved Southern Gospel and Gaither Vocal Band Days to his "Pop" Sting-like style. Simply Amazing! But more than anything, he was broken and spilled out--and somehow God put him back together--IT WASNT EASY! -- and Our Savior is using him to carry the sweet message of GRACE AND REDEMPTION to "all we who have gone
Astray". I heard Michael for the first time not too long ago during a horrendous personal crisis. Listening to
Michael sing IN CHRIST ALONE literally kept my focus on GOD'S POWER TO PERFORM ANY MIRACLE to rescue His Children.
Listening to MIDNIGHT CRY brought streaming tears of Reassurance; STUBBORN is such a message about keeping THE FAITH.
Some of these singers are good choices, but for reaching The Broken-Hearted and those who believe there Sin is too great, and there is no Hope of Salvation for them, PLEASE LISTEN TO THE MUSIC OF Michael English and read his story of Victory, "The Prodigal Comes Home". GOD WILL BLESS YOU!
He's definitely one of the greatest singers of all time... In any genre. Michael can sing anything from gospel, pop to country.. You name it a truly gifted artist. Michael's soulful God anointed voice and testimony has blessed many people over the years. He belongs in the top 10!
[Newest]Awesome singer with a message

13Elvis Presley
Elvis was the BEST! He really was a gift from God. Something and I mean something just came over him when he sang gospel. You can hear it and see it. He knew every gospel song that was ever written. Lets not forget he got 3 Grammies for Gospel music. Sure do wish he was still with us...
What can we say? His Hand in mine, How great thou art and He touched me. Just listened to those albums and you will see the man deserves even better than number 8! To me he is tied with Mahalia...
Elvis Presley was an unbeatable Talent. Only uneducated people can deny that. His Gospel songs always were deep, touching and very emotional. His vocal always sounds phenomenal


[Newest]NO! He sings best of anyone all of his songs are the best

14CeCe Winans
Cece winans is the best singer in gospel. In fact I'm listening to her song right noe you are loved, you should listen to it! Its so amazing. GOd has touched her heart
I have been a fan and watched her mature into the devoted godly woman she is. I love her voice, her style and her witness!
Cece I'm just happy for you, your song is so meaningful I don't even know how to explain it better, but all I know: you're great in gospel
[Newest]The best ever Gospel singer! With all nuances in singing

15Shirley Ceasar
yes shirley you are a woman of god and I love your music.


I think Shirley Ceasar brings the gospel back to the pepole and I think two of her best songs are heaven has a plaground and no charge she is a very good singer and I think her songs lift people because they lift me. That's why I think she is the best gospel singer so I think she should be the first one on the list of gospel singers.


[Newest]Yes Shirley Caesar is the best of all time and she is my first favorite gospel singer and it was a blessing to meet her in person I think our god for her

16Chris Tomlin
I can relate to his songs and he's a true Christian. it was kinda sad to see Whitney Houston in the Top 10 of Greatest Gospel Singers when she did not influenced me to come to God. She's a great singer, that's true but for me being a GREAT GOSPEL SINGER is all about INTRODUCING THE POWER OF CHRIST AND SALVATION THROUGH MUSIC. Aand Chris Tomlin is the one.
Greatest song writers of today
Not only is is voice comforting, his song writing is dead on to the song of my heart!
[Newest]Awesome singer with a great message

17Isreal Houghton
Now her is a Man of God that has taken the Word and made it alive in song. He brings youth and classical Gospel style together. The Gift God dave him is more than I have seen with any other artist.
He has a true love and heart for God and it shows in his music. I can feel the anointing God to minister to the people of God. May God continue to bless him and his family.
Think his blood flows with music...
[Newest]A truly gifted GOSPEL singer, touches you through song

18Rance Allen
If his vocal ability is unmatched... Which it is... & this is the top SINGERS of all time... Bishop Rance Allen not being number one frauds this list. People like Marvin Sapp... Marvin Winans (who should definitely be on here)... J Moss (who should be on here) are on record saying he's the greatest singer. Kirk doesn't belong on a singing list... I don't see Rev. James Moore... Darryl Coley is definitely top 10... I really don't understand your criteria.
An unparalleled technique, a very unique, deep vocal tone and so much soul and power. Rance Allen is the king of gospel singing.
Vocal ability unmatched. Should be number one if vocal ability is the primary factor.
[Newest]He needs to be #1, It's like God himself laid hands on Bishop Rance Allen's throat and said "sing". Nobody can touch this man.

19George Beverly Shea
To place Whitney Houston above George Beverly Shea demonstrates either a shallow knowledge of Gospel throughout time or a complete lack of knowledge as to what Gospel Music is.
Shea has sung before more people than anyone in history. He holds 10 Grammy Awards. Lived to be 104 because he walked with God, not dope.
Best for how great thou art
To my ear he is the best of all times and may be forever
[Newest]After George Beverly Shea you begin your list of the top gospel singers of all time.

20Karen Clark Sheard
I agree, her voice is phenomenal. She has an incredible range. Her "Finally Karen" album should be considered the best gospel album ever. I love 90s Karen more than today's (the modern) Karen. I pray she bring that era back. She can whistle too.
I believe she is because she is my favorite singer and she can sing real good. And all of her music I her I think it got sum to do with mea in mi life and how I feel inside and outside.
Karen is the queen 👑 my goodness have you heard that finally Karen album she should be number one now that's a legend without the Clark sisters there would be a gospel inspiration
[Newest]I am amazed Karen Clark Sheard has not been voted number 1 considering this is a vote for best Gospel singer.

21Andrae Crouch
Andrae is by far the number 1 gospel artist of all time/he changed gospel music, and took it to an other level. Plus God gave him the talent baby. As long as they do Gods work what does it really matter anyway. God bless them all.
Gospel artist and composer of all the classics "Take Me Back" "My Testimony" half the songs sung in a Black Gospel church on any given Sunday were written by him!
Andrae Crouch is the father of modern day Gospel Music. His music is still listenable and playable to this very day. His compositions are being sung all over the world fro well over 4 decades!
[Newest]What a wonderful Gospel singer, song writer, and musician. I'll Never Forget What his Songs have done for me!

22Rich Mullins
From the first time that I ever heard Rich Mullins, I was moved by his music, and by the words that he spoke in his songs. However, when I think of Rich Mullins, I think of a man who could have walked around in haughty clothes, shoes made in Italy, $100.00 hair cuts, and living in some regal manor, in some uppity, highbrow, gated community. But Rich couldn't be defined by riches. He was often barefoot, wearing shabby clothing, and in need of a hair cut. His home was more like a hut than a manor. His pride was left where it belonged, it was in God. He died too soon for us who are still living on this earth. He was, and still should be, a spiritual inspiration, but, although our spirit is willing, our flesh is weak. Our eyes and hearts ogle at the world when we should be ogling Heaven. Rich was different. He was humble, and he dedicated his life to the good works rather than the consumption of the worldly goods. Still, God took him in His perfect timing. Many people sing the songs of Rich Mullins, during praise an worship. Many Christian singers have released covers of his songs. Many hear his songs, and know his name, but few know the way that Rich Mullins truly lived the words he wrote. He was truly a man that loved God, and he did not want it to be about "Rich Mullins", he wanted it to be about the saving grace of our Lord Jesus.R.I.P. Rich, God truly blessed us with your music and with your example of how to live. I'm sure that you and King David will get together and play music with the angels singing along, praising our Awesome God...

23Ron Kenoly
Awesome uplifting praise from him
He should be in top 10!
Definitely top 5. Uplifting music
[Newest]This man is powerful

24Amy Grant
The best singer of ANY genre in ANY era. PERIOD.
One of the best singers of all time.
No one can beat her voice. When she sings El Shaddai, I feel like I can hear angels backing her up!

25Aretha Franklin
Great singer my whole family love your musics and the way you sing it brings the spritual and grace to us.
because you are legacy to all the people and I love your music.


[Newest]One of the great pioneer's of GOSPEL, I remember when I first heard amazing grace, I was blown away

26Fred Hammond
From jazzy gospel, to all out worship fred Hammond packs in the spot at number 9.
The gift of God is without repentance big up, represent the kingdom.
Fred Hammond is simply one of the best to ever do it.
[Newest]By far the best!

27Daryl Coley
Others LEARN from Pastor Coley! Enough said. If one were to ask other singers on this list who influenced them - MY FAVORITE SINGER that people like Rev. Cleveland, The Hawkins, Pastor Kee and others called upon when they want it done RIGHT & WITH ANOINTING would make the list more than most others. Just Google his a capella offerings - you'll join the friendly argument with my son and I in Baltimore. Daryl Coley is one of the best! Even as good (in MY opinion -better :-) ) as his favorites: "The K's - Burrell & Clark-Sheard".
Just the most gifted and anointed singer I've ever ever heard. Love you Daryl and thanks for your gift of sweet songs of praise. No one else compares to your style and talent. Your in a class above the rest.
My opinion? Go check him out! He is not the most popular... But anyone with the ability to hear should notice it! Youtube it!

28Marvin Sapp
One of my FAVORITE gospel singers, I can feel the annointing whenever he sings
sings with conviction, love his songs, and his character is respectful, as a child of God is required to be.
Anointed man of God he can sing. And lead a worship service.
[Newest]You're the best love you

29Darlene Zschech
You are a great woman of God.
Greatest worship artist! She brings in the Lords's presence when worshipping!

30Marvin Winans

Full of the anointing of God, his Style pulls you in to worship, the song Amen from Adre Crouch Album and faithful from his resent album, the praise Worship experience and Draw me close to you

One of the greatest voices of all time!
One of Greatest! Male Voice Ever In Gospel MLW)

31Vestal Goodman
The most beautiful voice I've heard in my whole life
Not top ten? Go back and rethink this please... You need to listen to this lady sing "I'd do it all over again"... And "Searching for the city"... She is an icon
If you don't think Vestal was a good singer you don't know talent.
[Newest]Great voice. She should be in top 10 gospel singers in history.

32John P. Kee
I think Pastor John P Kee has been underrated his career. How could someone like Kirk Franklin be ahead of him and he don't even sing. John never got the the credit he deserved.
His ranges and control is great. Been my favorite since 1989, along with james moore and marvin winans... Constanty listen to john, through Jesus Christ his songs has has always made my faith stronger and help me endure.
Ahead of his time, probably one of greatest all time gospel singers
[Newest]Love his music! He is very versatile and should be number 1!

33Bridget Blucher
I am always touched each time I listen to Bredget's music. She has what it take to be a gosple singer, keep it up God bless you

34Marshall Hall

35Darrell Evans
Let the River Flow album is life changing, especially when you join in singing with all your heart. It's naked worship. That album was recorded at our church in Tulsa, OK, where Darrell was our worship leader. It has been many years since I lived in Tulsa, and LAST WEEK I just went on iTunes and rebought the album, since I don't really know where all my CD's are located at this point. Ever since I have been hoping for an opportunity to refer it to our praise band here at my church in Panama City Beach. Now I am saving up to purchase some of his more current music as well. FIVE *****

36J. Moss
He's too much... He is the Best Gospel Artist ever
He is the best... His runs are sick and he is an untouchable.
J moss is the world's best singer. others follow

37Andy Chrisman
Truly one of the most distinctive voices and personalities of the greatest male vocal groups of our generation. His range is incredible and his presence in a song took the listener to a whole new level. Nobody can match his power and his sincerity when he sings. Now he is blessing others at Church on the Move as he gives back doing his weekly radio show.

When it comes to the best of holy spirit inspired song its just sinach.. She has a way of bringing the atmosphere if worship and praise to people
I am in the same global ministry as Sister Sinach, Beautiful woman of God, graced minister, she ministers not just sings.
I love this woman her songs are powerful and uplifting. She is a wonderful woman truly God sent

39Carman Licciardello

40Smokie Norful
My pastor smokie norful is a awesome singer one of the greatest I feel he should be in the top 10
Awesome! Should be up there with Elvis Presley:-)
I just love his inspirational voice.
[Newest]A true man of God

41Chis Rice
The lyrics in his music are inspiring and his delivery is pure and clean. Have come to appreciate his music more as my walk continues!

42Albertina Walker
The "Dream Maker, " "Star Maker, " very unselfish woman of God. A truly born again believer, and one who taught and cared for so many. A fantastic talent, and blessing from the Lord on high. I will always love her music and her legend will forever live!
Simply the best. Her work with the caravans and the many great songs and performances. Lord Keep Me Day By Day and many more. All of her contemporaries regard her as the queen.

43Benny Hinn
Pastor Benny Hinn is a truly anointed man of God, his songs of worship is really touching and full of anointing. His strong relationship with The Holy Spirit really makes his songs to be so powerful. I personally believe that with the incoming of the third Pentecost wave, he will truly used by God to make "Unlimited Miracle". Jesus bless him
He has worship songs a like so much. Especially his pianist.

44Paul Wilbur
One of best classic gospel.. Great of all kind

45Frank Edwards
He is adorable when it comes to vocal exhilaration, a true gospel blessing
He is a man send from God
He is my music father, I was inspired by him
[Newest]Awesome and True Worshiper

46Isaac Joe
One of the best music composer and motivational speaker in South India.

47T. D. Jakes

48Mary Mary
Yes Lord! They are the Best!
Mary mary are the best singers because they have power in their voice.

49Kathy Troccoli
Kathy gets right to the Heart! She reaches deep into the heart and soul of people. She gets my vote!

50Guy Penrod
Love the country style Gospel tones of Guy's beautiful voice. His true love of Jesus shines through his whole being. Whenever he sings he praises God, no performance just a real true Gospel Singer. His voice is unmistakable even within a group.
Guy has a beautiful voice and the ability to blend with any group. He has large vocal range. His belief in God is so evident in all that he does. I have never seen him "performing" instead of praising God. His sincerity always shines through.
Great singer I love to here Guy sing it's truly a blessing. He expressed his love for the Lord you can feel it reaching out of his soul

51James Moore
Everyone is entitled to their opinions but based on facts James Moore had a very beautiful voice. His voice could minister to the needs of anyone who listened. His voice was unmatched to anyone in his time and the present time as well.
I thank God for the gift that was given Minister James Moore. He was an anointed gospel singer, musician and conductor of heavenly praise. His music cannot be duplicated nor diluted b/c there will always be only. one mistro of gospel music for the masses... Minister James Moore
Really anointed renditions from Rev James Moore... Due respect to all contenders but anyone could see the man had a gift from the Lord. Halleluijah!

52Bob Carlisle

53Susan Ashton

54Dottie Peoples

55Detrick Haddon
He's the best a like all songs he;s voice is the best he is first classic for me he's top one for me that look god is in him a feel he's words a feel god power he's voice is superman
He writes the experience music life challenges he brings it home. He brings it all in the lyrics
His voice is like hearing from Jesus... Enough said!
[Newest]He is a worshiper. He loves GOD


57Dorinda Clark Cole
Dorinda is the legendary "Rose of Gospel Music". She has paved the way for many gospel and secular singers. Her supersonic scatts, smooth runs, and raspy tone contribute to her unique style. She is known as the "jazzy" sister of the legendary Clark Sisters. Dorinda's voice is a multitalented mezzo soprano voice!
Wonderful, anointed, powerful, and dynamic woman of God. Gospel's rose she can riff, run, and scatt at sonic speeds. She truly is one of gospel music's greatest singers.
One of the legendary Clark Sisters. She utilizes her distinct and unique vocals to riff, run, and scatt a song into it highest speeds! Her mezzo saprano voice mixed with the fire she brings makes her a gospel legend!
[Newest]The women know she can blow

58Elbernita Twinkie Clark
Elbernita (Twinkie) clark is queen of the organ, song writer and leader of the legendary Clark Sister, she is a two times Grammy award winner and one of he living anointed Queens of gospel and a real lady
Twinkie Clark is a legend. She has wrote almost all The Clark Sisters Biggest big hit she also is a two time Grammy award winner. Know for creating the unique sound for "The Clark Sisters" called the clark sound she is a musical inspiration to gospel and secular singer and has been crownd the Queen of the hammond B3.
The true Clark Sisters. Twinkie can sing, compose, and direct gospel music.
[Newest]Twinkie that's my girl she know she can sang all the way and still got it

Am alyws touched with mandisa's song kpt up

60Byron Cage
He is an ispiration to me his music helps me to know that the Lord is near me and I pray God continuing allowing him to use his gifts to come

61Cheri Keaggy

62Lincoln Brewster
I love his way of writing because his focus is completely on the love of the Father. I lead worship in the church and I use most of his songs in the worship to me he is a blessing.

63Mavis Staples
You have my moms name woman

64Rev James Cleveland
He laid the foundation.
There will never be any singer (male) to surpass him. I will never get rid of my James Cleveland music. There are some
That are good but, not better.
So sad... every singer you listed came from the works of the rev. james cleveland... Even the gospel cords they use... His life was all about james cleveland presents... So who ever is running this servey really don't know any history of gospel music and should find something else to do... Be blessed or informed...

65Mark Lowry
Funny but very serious when he sings and ministers to the crowd.
Almost I love him because of his control over the track

66Phil Keaggy

67Vanessa Bell Armstrong
You bring out the best in me


68Kari Jobe
Should be number one on the list her songs speaks to you, I got to know God through her song "Steady my Heart" her self titled alubm and "Where I find you" helped me connect with God! A healing voice
She is one my favorite worship artist.. Has God's word in every song



69Darrel Walls
An amazing songwriter! God bless you

70Papa San
In my opinion the voice is great and is the vocalist of reggae gospel international in 1st place and christafari is the 2nd place, now papa san is the best of reggae with a beautiful great voice!
I love Papa san
His a good singer thankyou

71Deborah Fraser
The most powerful woman of god who deserve to be in the top ten because of her personality.

72Marion Williams
Most creative and versatile singer of gospel's golden era.
Emotive whooping hollering powerhouse
A very anointed voice a rare gem

73Frank Williams
Any list of top gospel singers, if it is to have any credibility, would have to include Frank Williams. His solo performance of Near The Cross, recorded with the choir that he founded, The Mississippi Mass Choir, is the best rendition that I ever heard. His solos with Mississippi Mass, The Jackson Southernaires, his performances with James Moore and others, were always nothing short of beautiful. His voice was elegant, his delivery divinely eloquent, a true ministry in music.

74Kim Walker
She is just so inspiring. She always attracts God's presence whenever she worships.happy for her existence
I just the way she sings and speaks in tongues when singing. You can fell the passion in her praise.
Amazing women of God, love her man, she is my inspiration bless you
[Newest]This is a woman filled with God. her songs are very uplifting in inspirational. I love her

75Jennifer Holliday

76Terri Bewley-Conner

77Clifton Francois

78Micah Stampley
His multi octave range, his tone, his anointing, his skill and delivery wow! Are impeccable. He is truly blessed.
He's awesome listen to him on amazon and youtube and iTunes
The anointing on his life supersedes everything else.

79Jason Crabb
Jason is a Grammy award winning vocalist and multiple DOVE Award winner including ARTIST of the year and MALE VOCALIST of the year.
Jason ranks up at the top. Gift from God

80Tasha Cobbs
Break EVERY Chain...U will be BLESSED! And the chains will be broken..
She is a very good singer
She is a very powerful singer ever
[Newest]She is the best!

81John Starnes
The very best. There's nobody that compares to John. He's the best!
Truly magnificient voice, outstanding vocal range. pure magic and spiritually heartfelt
My soul, this man should be #1 right beside Sandi Patty. I've never heard any one sing with such talent straight from God.

82Cwesi Oteng
Oh this guy is great. Really inspire anything I listen to him
He is a very influenced person who loves what he does
He is great Ghanaian artist, very creative

83Wyneta Bynes

84Steve Green
Incredible tenor with millions of albums sold, over 30 years of ministry and tremendous international outreach/
Should be #1 on this list!

85Brian Doerksen
Creation calls is awesomely inspiring

86Joe Mettle

87Willie Banks
He was a truly Godly, anointed man. His songs rang out with truth, and wisdom. I loved his music, still love his music, and will always cherish the times I attended his concerts, as he always praised, and worshiped God in song.

88Doug Oldham
Love to hear him sing. He put so much feelings in his songs. I can still hear him sing The King Is Coming! "

89Tennessee Ernie Ford
One of the best in gospel music. His voice and his music will live for ever!
How is he not number one? He had one of the purest Bass voices in music no one on this list even comes close to him.

90Tramaine Hawkins
Has a legendary and anointed voice. An inspiration for any young singer to follow

91DJ Nicholas
Love Nicholas the words of your songs really touches my heart
Well known and touching minister

92Heather St. Clair

93Fanny Crosby
I appreciate Fanny's singing so much.
She was the best lyricist of all times.

94Dr. Mattie Moss Clark

95Joe Ligon
Top 5 Gospel of all times, He is able to take a living testimony and make it a song, his music is inspiring and motivational. A very good leader, mighty clouds of joy is what it is today because of Joe Ligon, from being the sensational wonders to become the mighty clouds he actually played a vital role.

96Isaac Carree

97Jessica Reedy
I love her voice and style of singing it's unique

98Jennifer Knapp
Knapp's Undo Me is one of the best Contemporary Christian songs of all time.
Jennifer Knapp is an awesome singer, music is fabulous and her voice is beautiful... Love listening to her.

99Camelia Brownlee Lewis
She is a new upcoming gospel artist.

100Sallie Martin

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