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Top 20 Worship Songs of 2015



Author: WL Editorial Team
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Posted December 16, 2015 by

Picking the top worship songs for the year is a heavy task—one we take very seriously. Of course, this list is not the “right” one. It is, simply, our list. We chose the songs that we saw making an impact this year, and songs we see as exemplars because of their prayer essence and congregational focus—these are simply our favorites as well. Certainly there were songs released in previous years that impacted the Church this year, but this list only represents tracks that were new and on releases in 2015. We encourage you to take a listen to the following offerings, maybe bring a few into your service of worship, and also let us know which new songs made a difference for you this past year. 

20. “Jesus Is Alive”
Songwriters: Jonathan Smith, Fellowship Church
Performed by: Fellowship Creative
As heard on: Alive in Us


19. “New Again”
Songwriters: Brooks Ritter, Mike Cosper
Performed by: Sojourn Music
As heard on: New Again


18. “Ever Be”
Songwriters: Bobby Strand, Chris Greely, Gabriel Wilson, Kalley Heiligenthal
Performed by: Bethel Music
As heard on: We Will Not Be Shaken


17. “Can’t Stop Your Love”
Songwriters: Ben Cantelon, Jason Ingram, Nick Herbert
Performed by: One Sonic Society
As heard on: Make a Way


16. “Grace That Won’t Let Go (Grace Amazing)”
Songwriters: Mark Harris, Thomas Miller
Performed by: Gateway Worship
As heard on: Walls


15. “My Anchor”
Songwriters: Christy Nockels, Jason Ingram
Performed by: Christy Nockels
As heard on: Let It Be Jesus


14. “Love of God”
Songwriters: Stephen Witt, Braden Dressel, Taylor Heinzen
Performed by: NCU worship
As heard on: Hearts on Fire


13. “Eyes on You”
Songwriters: Joshua Silverberg, Kristene DiMarco, Matt Armstrong
Performed by: Kristene DiMarco
As heard on: Mighty


12. “Mightier”
Songwriters: Aaron Strumpel, Latifah Phillips
Performed by: Aaron Strumpel
As heard on: Bright Star


11. “Trust It All”
Songwriters: Brandon Coker, Heath Balltzglier, Steve Fee
Performed by: North Point InsideOut
As heard on: Hear


10. “Prayers of the People”
Songwriters: Ben Kilgore, David Gungor, Evan Wickham, Ian Cron, John Arndt
Performed by: The Brilliance
As heard on: Brother


9. “How Can It Be”
Songwriters: Jason Ingram, Jeff Johnson, Paul Mabury
Performed by: Lauren Daigle
As heard on: How Can It Be


8. “Heart Won’t Stop”
Songwriters: John Mark McMillan
Performed by: John Mark & Sarah McMillan
As heard on: You Are the Avalanche


7. “Spirit of the Living God”
Songwriters: Jacob Sooter, Mia Fieldes
Performed by: Vertical Church Band
As heard on: Church Songs


6. “Heart Like Heaven”
Songwriters: Joel Houston, Matt Crocker
Performed by: Hillsong United
As heard on: Empires


5. “Even So Come”
Songwriters: Chris Tomlin, Jason Ingram, Jess Cates
Performed by: Passion
As heard on: Even So Come


4. “Unbroken Praise”
Songwriters: Jonas Myrin, Matt Redman
Performed by: Matt Redman
As heard on: Unbroken Praise


3. “Hope and Glory”
Songwriters: Martin Smith, Nick Herbert, Tim Hughes
Performed by: Tim Hughes
As heard on: Pocketful of Faith


2. “Seas of Crimson”
Songwriters: Bobby Strand, Brian Johnson, Daniel Bashta, Joel Taylor
Performed by: Daniel Bashta
As heard on: For Every Curse


1. “Because He Lives (Amen)”
Songwriters: Chris Tomlin, Daniel Carson, Ed Cash, Gloria Gaither, Jason Ingram, Matt Maher, William J. Gaither
Performed by: Matt Maher
As heard on: Saints and Sinners



    So honored to be a part of this list!! woah!


    We sing some of these songs at the worship service that I attend, but I haven’t heard all of them just yet. However, I just took the time to listen to “Unbroken Praise” and I really think that I should suggest that song to my worship leader. Do you know where we can get the sheet music for that song so that our band can play it?


    Thank you for posting this… all for God’s glory!


    I’m impressed. This is a solid list. Good corporate songs, great lyrics, & fresh. Good job!

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