Any list of gospel artists has to include male gospel singers like Kirk Franklin, Marvin Sapp, BeBe Winans, and Fred Hammond, as well as female Christian singers like CeCe Winans, Yalonda Adams, and Shirley Caesar.
This incomplete list is specifically for Christian music performers in the gospel music genres who have either been very important to the genre, or have had a considerable amount of exposure, such as in the case of one that has been on a major label.
this list includes artists that perform in traditional gospel musicgenres such as Southern gospel, traditional black gospel, progressive Southern gospel, urban contemporary gospel, gospel blues, Christian country music, Celtic gospel and British black gospel as well as artists in the general marketwho have recorded music in these genres.
Christian music performers and its subgenres.
Bands are listed by the first letter in their name (not including the words “a”, “an”, or “the”), and individuals are listed by family name.
Note: Because classifying gospel music can be arbitrary, these groupings are generalized and many artists appear on multiple lists. A Lee Roy Abernathy Jolly Abraham Faye Adams Oleta Adams Yolanda Adams Doris Akers Alabama Sacred Harp Singers Tope Alabi Mary Alessi Charles McCallon Alexander The Rance Allen Group The Anointed Pace Sisters Inez Andrews Vanessa Bell Armstrong B Annastasia Baker Philip Bailey Bonny B. The Barrett Sisters Nathaniel Bassey Elder Charles D. Beck TY Bello The Blackwood Brothers The Blind Boys of Alabama Irene Bridger Anthony Brown & Group Therapy Nehemiah Hunter Brown Anthony Burger Kim Burrell Myron Butler Wanda Nero Butler C Shirley Caesar Byron Cage Erica Campbell Warryn Campbell The Caravans Jekalyn Carr Kurt Carr Casey J Johnny Cash Alvin Chea The Clark Sisters Mattie Moss Clark Elbernita “Twinkie” Clark Rev. James Cleveland Cheryl “Coko” Clemons Tasha Cobbs Dorothy Love Coates Dorinda Clark-Cole Marcus Cole Daryl Coley Commissioned David L Cook The Cook Family Singers The Crabb Family Beverly Crawford Latice Crawford Andraé Crouch Sandra Crouch Adlan Cruz D Montrell Darrett Carlene Davis Reverend Gary Davis The Davis Sisters The Dixie Hummingbirds Thomas A. Dorsey Holly Dunn Bob Dylan E Eben Frank Edwards Michael English Ralna English Anthony Evans, Jr. F Five Blind Boys of Mississippi A. C. and Mamie Forehand Forever Jones James Fortune Maxx Frank Kirk Franklin (with The Family, God’s Property, and INC) Aretha Franklin Futrel G Bill Gaither Cassietta George Lara George Geoffrey Golden The Golden Gate Quartet God’s Property Jade Trini Goring Al Green Travis Greene Bessie Griffin Greater Vision Guy & Ralna Guvna B G4
H Ernie Haase Damita Haddon Deitrick Haddon Brother Will Hairston Danniebelle Hall Marshall Hall MC Hammer song on every album including: Family Affair Fred Hammond Wes Hampton Larnelle Harris Harvest Edwin Hawkins (and the Edwin Hawkins Singers) Tramaine Hawkins Walter Hawkins Cory Henry Jake Hess The Hoppers Israel Houghton Cissy Houston Whitney Houston album: The Preacher’s Wife: Original Soundtrack Album Guy Hovis I The Imperials J Mahalia Jackson The Rev. Andrew Jenkins Blind Willie Johnson Le’Andria Johnson Canton Jones Cheneta Jones Mitchell Jones Forever Jones K John P. Kee R. Kelly one album: Happy People/U Saved Me Ron Kenoly Joey Kibble Karima Kibble Klaudt Indian Family Gladys Knight L Patti LaBelle Nikki Laoye Donald Lawrence Doyle Lawson Lowell Lewis Bishop Eddie Long Dorothy Love Coates Loretta Lynn London Community Gospel Choir M Luther Magby Mali Music Mandisa Tamela Mann Chris Marion Roberta Martin Mary Mary Brother Joe May Reverend Oris Mays Donnie McClurkin Liz McComb Lisa McClendon William McDowell Jonathan McReynolds Men of Standard Mighty Clouds of Joy Mississippi Mass Choir Ericson Alexander Molano Wess Morgan J. Moss Nicole C. Mullen Martha Munizzi Henrie Mutuku N Jonathan Nelson Aaron Neville Smokie Norful Dorothy Norwood Nosa O Obiwon Muyiwa Olarewaju One Nation Crew Out of Eden P LaShun Pace Sista Monica Parker Dolly Parton Gary S. Paxton Guy Penrod David Phelps Washington Phillips Wintley Phipps Pooh and The Inspirations Elvis Presley Billy Preston Q Qqu R Lynda Randle Jessica Reedy Karl Reid Woody Rock Thurman Ruth aka Thermon Ruth, T. Ruth Little Richard S Sinach Samsong St. Chika Papa San Ira D. Sankey Marvin Sapp Briana Scott Guy Sebastian Marilyn Sellars Sensational Nightingales Karen Clark Sheard Kierra “Kiki” Sheard The Soul Stirrers Sounds of Blackness Richard Smallwood William and Versey Smith The Statler Brothers The Staple Singers Pops Staples Mavis Staples Keith Staten Candi Staton Naomi Striemer Ruben Studdard The Swan Silvertones Jimmy Swaggart T Tamela Mann Take 6 Sister Rosetta Tharpe Charles Davis Tillman Tonéx Trin-i-tee 5:7 Tye Tribbett V Yolanda Vadiz Gary Valenciano Virtue W The Wades Hezekiah Walker Albertina Walker Clara Ward Mervyn Warren Dionne Warwick Gillian Welch Thomas Whitfield Marva Whitney Hank Williams Marion Williams Michelle Williams Anita Wilson Brian Courtney Wilson Elder Roma Wilson The Winans Family The Winans BeBe & CeCe Winans BeBe Winans CeCe Winans Mario Winans Marvin Winans Ron Winans Vickie W