Most Popular Worship Songs of 2023

Tutorials for the CCLI Top 100 songs sung in churches around the US.

In the world of music, there are always new trends that come and go. But sometimes there are songs that transcend time and genre, and become timeless classics. This year, there are a few worship songs that have become incredibly popular. We have also included praise and worship songs that have stood the test of time, and are still just as popular today. This list is sure to have something for everyone on the worship team and the congregation. Here are some of the best praise and worship songs of 2023.

The CCLI Top 100 list is based on data from a broad cross-section of small to large US churches across all denominations licensed with CCLI. Beyond being a list, these are the songs that have impacted the Church.

  1. Goodness Of God – Ben Fielding, Brian Johnson, Ed Cash, Jason Ingram, Jenn Johnson
  2. Great Are You Lord – David Leonard, Jason Ingram, Leslie Jordan
  3. Gratitude – Benjamin Hastings, Brandon Lake, Dante Bowe
  4. Build My Life – Brett Younker, Karl Martin, Kirby Kaple, Matt Redman, Pat Barrett
  5. House Of The Lord – Jonathan Smith, Phil Wickham
  6. Graves Into Gardens – Brandon Lake, Chris Brown, Steven Furtick, Tiffany Hudson
  7. What A Beautiful Name – Ben Fielding, Brooke Ligertwood
  8. Firm Foundation (He Won't) – Austin Davis, Chandler Moore, Cody Carnes
  9. I Speak Jesus – Abby Benton, Carlene Prince, Dustin Smith, Jesse Reeves, Kristen Dutton, Raina Pratt
  10. Living Hope – Brian Johnson, Phil Wickham
  11. Way Maker – Osinachi Kalu Okoro Egbu
  12. This Is Amazing Grace – Jeremy Riddle, Josh Farro, Phil Wickham 
  13. King Of Kings – Brooke Ligertwood, Jason Ingram, Scott Ligertwood
  14. How Great Is Our God – Chris Tomlin, Ed Cash, Jesse Reeves 
  15. Glorious Day – Jason Ingram, Jonathan Smith, Kristian Stanfill, Sean Curran
  16. Battle Belongs – Brian Johnson, Phil Wickham
  17. 10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord) – Jonas Myrin, Matt Redman
  18. How Great Thou Art – Stuart Wesley Keene Hine 
  19. Same God – Brandon Lake, Chris Brown, Pat Barrett, Steven Furtick
  20. I Thank God – Aaron Moses, Chuck Butler, Dante Bowe, Enrique Holmes, Jesse Cline, Maryanne J. George
  21. Who You Say I Am – Ben Fielding, Reuben Morgan
  22. In Christ Alone – Keith Getty, Stuart Townend
  23. Lord I Need You – Christy Nockels, Daniel Carson, Jesse Reeves, Kristian Stanfill, Matt Maher
  24. Great Things – Jonas Myrin, Phil Wickham 
  25. Worthy Of It All – David Brymer, Ryan Hall
  26. Raise A Hallelujah – Jake Stevens, Jonathan David Helser, Melissa Helser, Molly Skaggs
  27. Holy Spirit – Bryan Torwalt, Katie Torwalt
  28. Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone) – Chris Tomlin, John Newton, Louie Giglio
  29. This Is Our God – Brandon Lake, Pat Barrett, Phil Wickham, Steven Furtick
  30. O Come To The Altar – Chris Brown, Mack Brock, Steven Furtick, Wade Joye
  31. God So Loved – Andrew Bergthold, Ed Cash, Franni Cash, Martin Cash, Scott Cash
  32. O Praise The Name (Anástasis) – Benjamin Hastings, Dean Ussher, Marty Sampson
  33. Holy Forever – Brian Johnson, Chris Tomlin, Jason Ingram, Jenn Johnson, Phil Wickham
  34. Rest On Us – Brandon Lake, Elyssa Smith, Harvest Bashta, Jonathan Jay, Rebekah White, Tony Brown
  35. Good Good Father – Anthony Brown, Pat Barrett
  36. Cornerstone – Edward Mote, Eric Liljero, Jonas Myrin, Reuben Morgan, William Batchelder Bradbury
  37. Revelation Song – Jennie Lee Riddle
  38. Make Room – Evelyn Heideriqui, Josh Farro, Lucas Cortazio, Rebekah White
  39. Reckless Love – Caleb Culver, Cory Asbury, Ran Jackson
  40. The Lion And The Lamb – Brenton Brown, Brian Johnson, Leeland Mooring
  41. How Deep The Father's Love For Us – Stuart Townend
  42. Yet Not I But Through Christ In Me – Jonny Robinson, Michael Farren, Rich Thompson
  43. Christ Be Magnified – Cody Carnes, Cory Asbury, Ethan Hulse
  44. King Of My Heart – John Mark McMillan, Sarah McMillan
  45. Here I Am To Worship – Tim Hughes
  46. The Blessing – Chris Brown, Cody Carnes, Kari Jobe, Steven Furtick
  47. We Praise You – Brandon Lake, Brian Johnson, Matt Redman, Phil Wickham
  48. Thank You Jesus For The Blood – Bryan McCleery, Charity Gayle, David Gentiles, Elisha Albright Hoffman, John Hart Stockton, Ryan Kennedy, Steven Musso
  49. Blessed Be Your Name – Beth Redman, Matt Redman
  50. Because He Lives – Gloria Gaither, William J. Gaither
  51. All Hail King Jesus – Jeremy Riddle, Peter Mattis, Ran Jackson, Steffany Gretzinger
  52. Jesus Paid It All – Alex Nifong, Elvina M. Hall, John Thomas Grape
  53. His Mercy Is More – Matt Boswell, Matt Papa
  54. Yes I Will – Eddie Hoagland, Jonathan Smith, Mia Fieldes
  55. No Longer Slaves – Brian Johnson, Joel Case, Jonathan David Helser
  56. Praise – Brandon Lake, Chandler Moore, Chris Brown, Cody Carnes, Pat Barrett, Steven Furtick
  57. Victory In Jesus – Eugene M. Bartlett
  58. Hymn Of Heaven – Bill Johnson, Brian Johnson, Chris Davenport, Phil Wickham
  59. Death Was Arrested – Adam Kersh, Brandon Coker, Heath Balltzglier, Paul Taylor Smith
  60. Nothing Else – Cody Carnes, Hank Bentley, Jessie Early
  61. Open The Eyes Of My Heart – Paul Baloche
  62. See A Victory – Ben Fielding, Chris Brown, Jason Ingram, Steven Furtick
  63. Promises – Aaron Moses, Dante Bowe, Joe L. Barnes, Keila Alvarado, Lemuel Marin, Phillip Carrington Gaines
  64. Run To The Father – Cody Carnes, Matt Maher, Ran Jackson
  65. Do It Again – Chris Brown, Mack Brock, Matt Redman, Steven Furtick
  66. The Heart Of Worship – Matt Redman
  67. Mighty To Save – Ben Fielding, Reuben Morgan
  68. Jesus Messiah – Chris Tomlin, Daniel Carson, Ed Cash, Jesse Reeves
  69. How He Loves – John Mark McMillan
  70. Trust In God – Brandon Lake, Chris Brown, Mitch Wong, Steven Furtick
  71. Agnus Dei – Michael W. Smith
  72. Oceans (Where Feet May Fail) – Joel Houston, Matt Crocker, Salomon Ligthelm
  73. Our God – Chris Tomlin, Jesse Reeves, Jonas Myrin, Matt Redman
  74. Hosanna (Praise Is Rising) – Brenton Brown, Paul Baloche
  75. My Testimony – Brandon Lake, Chris Brown, Steven Furtick, Tiffany Hudson
  76. A Thousand Hallelujahs – Brooke Ligertwood, Phil Wickham, Scott Ligertwood
  77. Shout To The Lord – Darlene Zschech
  78. Worthy – Chris Brown, Mack Brock, Steven Furtick
  79. Take You At Your Word – Aodhan King, Benjamin Hastings, Cody Carnes
  80. Your Grace Is Enough – Matt Maher
  81. The Lords's Prayer (It's Yours) – Bryan Fowler, Jacob Sooter, Matt Maher
  82. What He's Done – Anna Golden, Jacob Sooter, Kristian Stanfill, Tasha Cobbs Leonard
  83. Open Up The Heavens – Andi Rozier, James Macdonald, Jason Ingram, Meredith Andrews, Stuart Garrard
  84. Honey In The Rock – Brandon Lake, Brooke Ligertwood, Mitch Wong
  85. Tremble – Andres Figueroa, Hank Bentley, Mariah McManus, Mia Fieldes
  86. You Are My King (Amazing Love) – Billy J. Foote 
  87. I'll Fly Away – Billy J. Foote
  88. Is He Worthy – Andrew Peterson, Ben Shive
  89. You've Already Won – Bryan Fowler, Shane Barnard
  90.  My Jesus – Anne Wilson, Jeff Pardo, Matthew West
  91. This I Believe (The Creed) – Ben Fielding, Matt Crocker
  92. I Exalt Thee – Pete Sanchez Jr.
  93. Christ Our Hope In Life And Death – Jordan Kauflin, Keith Getty, Matt Boswell, Matt Papa, Matthew Merker
  94. I Love You Lord – Laurie Klein
  95. Everlasting God – Brenton Brown, Ken Riley
  96. Stand In Your Love – Ethan Hulse, Josh Baldwin, Mark Harris, Rita Springer
  97. Forever – Chris Tomlin
  98. Only A Holy God – Dustin Smith, Jonny Robinson, Michael Farren, Rich Thompson
  99. There's Nothing That Our God Can't Do – Brandon Lake, Jonathan Smith, Kristian Stanfill
  100. Jesus We Love You – Hannah McClure, Kalley Heiligenthal, Paul McClure 

Modern worship music is full of heartfelt lyrics and melodies that express joys, sorrows, and love for God. What's more, this compilation demonstrates the vast range of emotions experienced in a relationship with Him. Whether you're worshipping Jesus out of thanksgiving or desperation, these songs will speak to your heart and help you connect with the divine. As we come to the end of this list, take some time to reflect on what God has done in your life and how you can show your gratitude through song. Worship is an essential part of any Christian's life, so make sure to include it in your daily routine!

Kristina Kislyanka is the Marketing Manager, podcast co-host and sometimes vocalist at Worship Artistry. She is the Worship Pastor at her church in Washington state. She’s passionate about songwriting, producing music, and growing community within the Church. 

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