Friday Fives: The Top Five Christian Songs Over the Past Year

This week on Friday Fives, the five most popular Christian songs from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014 based on Billboard’s “Hot Christian Songs” chart.

#5 Words/Hawk Nelson Featuring Bart Millard

The Canadian band’s big hit from the “Made” CD features MercyMe frontman Bart Millard. It dominated the charts in 2013.

#4 Hillsongs United/Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)

Hillsongs released a 5-song EP from the “Zion” CD, each song is a variation of this one, the current #1 song on the Billboard Hot Christian Songs chart.

#3 Matthew West/Hello My Name is

From the CD, “Into the Light,” which charted as high as #4 of Billboard’s Christian albums chart.

#2 Matt Maher/Lord I Need You

Another Canadian artist, Maher had a huge hit with this song co-written by Christy Nockels and Kristian Stanfill.

#1 Phil Wickham/This is Amazing Grace

One of the biggest songs in the past 5 years – from Wickham’s CD, “The Ascension.”