Top 10 Christian Contemporary Female Vocalists

I want to start this out by saying “thank you” to all of the wonderful musicians out there writing inspiring songs to help us all lift up our hands and praise God!  He is worthy of all of our praise and I am so humbled to be called His child.  This article is dedicated to the female vocalists out there giving their all to showcase Christ to everyone that hears them.  These are my top 10 Christian contemporary female vocalists with my favorite lyrics for each!  Please take some time and listen to some of them here or on YouTube.  You will not be disappointed with the amazing talent they all possess.  Enjoy!

10. Natalie Grant

Favorite Lyric – “All the weak find their strength at the sound of Your great name.  Hungry souls receive grace at the sound of Your great name!  The fatherless, they find their rest at the sound of Your great name!  Sick are healed and the dead are raised at the sound of Your great name!” (Your Great Name)

9. Amy Grant

Favorite Lyric – “Through the years You made it clear that the time of Christ was near.  Though the people couldn't see what Messiah ought to be.  Though Your Word contained the plan, they just would not understand.  Your most awesome work was done through the frailty of Your Son.” (El Shaddai)

8. Britt Nicole

Favorite Lyric – “All this time from the first tear cried to today's sunrise and every single moment between, You were there.  You were always there.  It was You and I.  You've been walking with me all this time!” (All This Time)

7. Nicole C Mullen

Favorite Lyric – “When I am overwhelmed by all that is around me and the tears that flood my heart run down my face, I'll remember that Your heart and soul was broken.  And even in pain You’re worthy of praise!” (Holy Captivated)

6. Sandi Patty

Favorite Lyric – “The angel shall sound the shout of His coming.  The sleeping shall rise from their slumbering place.  And those who remain shall be changed in a moment.  And we shall behold Him, then face to face!” (We Shall Behold Him)

5. Twila Paris

Favorite Lyric – “How Beautiful the heart that bled that took all my sin and bore it instead.  How beautiful the tender eyes that choose to forgive and never despise.” (How Beautiful)

4. Laura Story

Favorite Lyric – “Cause what if Your blessings come through raindrops?  What if Your healing comes through tears?  And what if a thousand sleepless nights are what it takes to know You're near?  What if my greatest disappointments or the aching of this life is the revealing of a greater thirst this world can't satisfy?  And what if trials of this life: the rain, the storms, the hardest nights, are Your mercies in disguise?” (Blessings)

3. Darlene Zschech

Favorite Lyric – “I will live, I will not die!  The resurrection power of Christ alive in me and I am free!  In Jesus' Name I will live, I will not die!  I will declare and lift You high, Christ revealed and I am healed

In Jesus' Name!  God is fighting for us, pushing back the darkness, lighting up the Kingdom that cannot be shaken!  In the Name of Jesus, enemy's defeated, and we will shout it out, shout it out!” (In Jesus’ Name)

2. Kari Jobe

Favorite Lyric – “But I will find You in the place I'm in, find You when I'm at my end, find You when there's nothing left of me to offer You except for brokenness.  You lift me up; You'll never leave me thirsty.  When I am weak, when I am lost and searching, I'll find You on my knees.” (Find You On My Knees)

1. Christy Nockels

Favorite Lyric – “No mountain, no valley, no gain or loss we know could keep us from Your love.  No sickness, no secret, no chain is strong enough to keep us from Your love, to keep us from Your love.  How high, how wide!  No matter where I am, healing is in Your hands.  How deep, How strong!  And now by Your grace I stand, healing is in Your hands.” (Healing Is In Your Hands)


All of these women have amazing voices and it is a blessing for us all that they are using them for the glory of God!  I hope you have enjoyed this list of my top 10 favorite Christian contemporary female vocalists.  Please let us know who are some of your favorite female artists are in the comments below!  God bless!

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