All Time Best Christian Bands

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The Top Ten

1 Switchfoot Switchfoot Switchfoot is an American alternative rock band from San Diego, California. The band plays as a quintet.

Switchfoot is, has always been, and will always be a band that makes great, thought-provoking music. Awesome beats and awesome lyrics. Switchfoot is just plain awesome. Enough said.

2 Owl City Owl City Owl City is an American Synthpop/Electronica project created in 2007 in Owatonna, Minnesota; it is the most successful of several projects by singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Adam Young.

Owl City deserves to be in number 1

Adam Young Is Mr. Talent himself. And He is not afraid to talk about God in many of his songs, like Galaxies, Angels, Shooting Star, and many more.

But he's just one person, not a band! - LarkwingFlight

3 Skillet Skillet Skillet is an American Christian rock band formed in Memphis, Tennessee in 1996 and based in the United States.

Awake and alive, hero, monster and resistance are there best songs ever.

Skillet should be at the top and owl city? What Skillet is best #Panhead4life

Skillet should be 1st what is Owl City doing here

4 Jars of Clay Jars of Clay Jars of Clay is a Christian rock band from Nashville, Tennessee. They met at Greenville College in Greenville, Illinois.
5 Paramore Paramore Paramore is an American rock band from Franklin, Tennessee, formed in 2004. The band currently consists of lead vocalist Hayley Williams, guitarist Taylor York, and drummer Zac Farro.

Wait... Paramore is a Christian band, or is this another case like Evanescence, who are not a Christian band. - LarkwingFlight

6 Red Red Red is an American rock band from Nashville, Tennessee, formed in 2002 by brothers guitarist Anthony Armstrong and bassist Randy Armstrong, with lead vocalist Michael Barnes.

The best without a question at all. Until We Have Faces finalized this if the previous two weren't enough to put them over the top.

The masters... followed by Skillet. RED's new album is utterly amazing.

7 Evanescence Evanescence Evanescence is an American rock band founded in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1995 by singer/pianist Amy Lee and guitarist Ben Moody.

I really didn't know they were Christians. - Metal_Treasure

8 Idle Cure

Sorry folks, I go back a bit in time to the 80's(the heyday of Christian AOR-Love the classics. - EpicOpus1

9 U2 U2 U2 are an Irish rock band from Dublin. Formed in 1976, the group consists of Bono, the Edge, Adam Clayton, and Larry Mullen Jr. U2's early sound was rooted in post-punk but eventually grew to incorporate influences from many genres of popular music. Throughout the group's musical pursuits, they have ...read more.
10 P.O.D P.O.D Payable on Death is an American Christian metal band formed in 1992. The band's line-up consists of vocalist Sonny Sandoval, drummer Wuv Bernardo, guitarist Marcos Curiel, and bassist Traa Daniels.

The Contenders

11 Stryper Stryper Stryper is an American Christian metal band from Orange County, California. The group's lineup consists of Michael Sweet, Oz Fox, Perry Richardson, and Robert Sweet.
12 Thrid Day
13 Newsboys

They are THE best band.

Newsboys is the best band ever!

14 Petra

Powerful lyrics and music during Christians rock infancy.

One of first and one of the best.

15 DC Talk

These guys should be #1... they were revolutionary and in my opinion are the Beatles of the Christian music industry. Plus all 3 members of the group have gone on to have successful career post their break up which shows you just how talented they all were. Best Christian band of all time and its not all that close.

16 Whiteheart
17 Skyhawk Drive
18 Holy Soldier
19 Thousand Foot Krutch Thousand Foot Krutch Thousand Foot Krutch is a Canadian Christian rock band formed in 1995. They have released eight albums. They have also released two live albums and three remix albums.
20 Mercy Me
21 Rez Band
22 The Devil Wears Prada The Devil Wears Prada The Devil Wears Prada is an American metalcore band from Dayton, Ohio, formed in 2005. It consists of members Mike Hranica, Jeremy DePoyster, Andy Trick, and Daniel Williams.
23 Kutless Kutless Kutless is a Christian rock band from Portland, Oregon formed in 1999. Since their formation, they have released multiple studio albums and one live album, Live from Portland.
24 Philmont
25 Hawk Nelson
26 For King & Country
27 Lifehouse Lifehouse Lifehouse is an American rock band from Los Angeles comprising Jason Wade, Rick Woolstenhulme Jr. and Bryce Soderberg.
28 Lightswitch
29 Shout
30 August Burns Red August Burns Red August Burns Red is an American metalcore band from Manheim, Pennsylvania. Formed in 2003, the group began their first performances while a majority of the members were attending their senior year of high school, and soon began playing shows around Lancaster, before being signed to CI Records. Afterwards, ...read more.
31 Hillsong United Hillsong United
32 The Afters
33 Audio Adrenaline
34 Underoath Underoath Underoath is an American rock band from Tampa, Florida. Founded by Dallas Taylor and Luke Morton on November 30, 1997, in Ocala, Florida; subsequently its additional members were from Tampa.
35 Theocracy Theocracy Theocracy is a Christian progressive power metal band founded in 2002 by Matt Smith of Athens, Georgia.
36 Daniel Amos
37 Casting Crowns Casting Crowns Casting Crowns is a contemporary Christian and Christian rock band started in 1999 by youth pastor Mark Hall, who serves as the band's lead vocalist, as part of a youth group at First Baptist Church in Downtown Daytona Beach, Florida.
38 For Today For Today For Today is an American Christian metalcore band from Sioux City, Iowa, formed in 2005. They are currently signed to Nuclear Blast Records.
39 As I Lay Dying As I Lay Dying As I Lay Dying is an American metalcore band from San Diego, California. Founded in 2000 by vocalist Tim Lambesis, the establishment of the band's first full lineup, which included drummer Jordan Mancino, occurred in 2001. As I Lay Dying has released six albums, one split album, and two compilation ...read more.
40 O.C. Supertones
41 Jesus Culture
42 Planetshakers

At the very core, their music helps those who are hungry and energized to intercede with God's presence. They're the leaders in uptempo, groovy beats in praise and one of the best of being highly intentional, uplifting acts through worship With vibrant tones, resounding instruments, and creative approaches to contemporary christian music, which no one else is replicating, they stand out as a personal favorite of mine!

43 David Crowder Band
44 Rend Collective
45 Leeland
46 Third Day
47 Celebration Worship
48 Unspoken
49 Building 429
50 Tenth Avenue North
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Top Remixes

1. Jars of Clay
2. Thrid Day
3. Owl City
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1. Paramore
2. Evanescence
3. Skillet
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1. DC Talk
2. Newsboys
3. Hawk Nelson
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