10 Best Gospel Christmas Songs
The 10 best gospel Christmas songs are some of the most popular Christmas classics by today’s top gospel artists. Filled with praise and worship, these songs will help you celebrate the beauty and awe of the holiday season. For your convenience, the songs are arranged alphabetically by title.
- “Born To Die.” “Born To Die” is a poignant Christmas song by gospel music artist Hezekiah Walker. The song tells the story of the purpose for the birth of Jesus, “born just to die for us so that we could live.”
- “Do You Hear What I Hear?” “Do You Hear What I Hear?” is a Christmas song from the 1960s, written by Noel Regney and Gloria Shayne Baker. The couple wrote it as a peace song during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Gospel artist CeCe Winans performs one of the best gospel versions of the song.
- “Glory To The Lamb.” Another great gospel songs is “Glory To The Lamb,” a Christmas hymn performed by Marvin Sapp. The gospel singer-songwriter sings of praise and glory to the Lamb, Jesus Christ.
- “God Speaking.” “God Speaking” is a fairly new single by Mandisa, an award-winning gospel singer and “American Idol” finalist. The song appears on “WOW Gospel Christmas,” a compilation album of classic Christmas songs.
- “Lamb Of God.” Among the ten best gospel songs for Christmas is “Lamb Of God.” With nothing to lay at the feet of Jesus, the singer offers herself. Nicole C. Mullen’s gospel performance is one of the best.
- “Now Behold The Lamb.” Known for urban contemporary gospel, Kirk Franklin performs a wonderful gospel version of “Now Behold The Lamb.” This song about Jesus rates high on the list of favorite gospel Christmas songs.
- “O Come.” “O Come” is one of the best praise and worships songs for Christmas time. Worship leader Israel Houghton, known for blending gospel, jazz, and rock, gives a great gospel performance of the song.
- “O Holy Night.” Composed by Aldolphe Adam in the mid-1800s, “O Holy Night” is one of the most popular Christmas hymns. Adams composed the music to a French poem with a title that translates, “Midnight, Christians.” One of the best gospel performances comes from singer and pianist Smokie Norful.
- “O Little Town Of Bethlehem.” “O Little Town Of Bethlehem” is a popular Christmas hymn written by Phillips Brooks in the late 1800s. Yolanda Adams, an award-winning gospel singer and radio show host, gives a great gospel performance of the song.
- “What Child Is This?” “What Child Is This?” is a Christmas carol written in the late 1800s by William Dix. Set the to traditional English tune “Greensleeves,” the best gospel version comes from Shirley Caesar, often called the “First Lady of Gospel.”