O' happy day! Get ready to praise, celebrate, and of course, sing some karaoke! We gathered a list of Christian karaoke songs for you to sing when you want to lift your voice and sing it up to the heavens! Here's our ultimate list of 8 Christian karaoke songs from rap and contemporary to traditional gospel songs.
Here's our list of 8 popular Christian Karaoke songs
8) Precious Lord (Take my hand) - Elvis Presley
This legendary gospel song has been versioned by several notable musicians, such as Mahalia Jackson, Aretha Franklin, and Elvis Presley. Elvis Presley's beautiful, touching version is a soft-swinging ballad that you can add to your karaoke lists when you feel like praising it out softly.
7) Why We Sing - Kirk Franklin
Sing karaoke version of Why We Sing here.
The multi-awarded (with a modest number of 16 Grammys) gospel musician, singer, choir director, songwriter, and producer Kirk Franklin is one of the biggest names in the current gospel music realm. Why we sing is a powerful gospel ballad - and what a great analogy it is to start your gospel karaoke evening by singing about why we sing!
6) Jesus Walks - Kanye West
Sing karaoke version of Jesus Walks here.
If you want to sing a religious song in the contemporary style, Jesus Walks by Kanye West is definitely a conversation-starting karaoke song. In this bold song, West criticizes the modern media for not openly playing religious music. The song came out in 2004 and was ranked as one of the "500 Greatest Songs of All Time" by the Rolling Stone magazine.
Jesus Walks was ranked as one of the "500 Greatest Songs of All Time" by the Rolling Stone magazine.
5) Oh Happy Day - Various
Oh happy day! This joy-spirited up-tempo gospel song became an international chart hit in the late 1960's. Ever since, it has been versioned by several singers and groups, and featured in various movies, such as Sister Act II and BlacKkKlansman. Sing Oh Happy Day to make the karaoke sessions even happier - for you and the fellow listeners.
4) I'll Take You There - The Staple Singers
The American gospel/soul group, formed by The Staple family, has been blessing the world with soulful, groovy chart-topping songs since the 1950's. I'll take you there, a Stax Records single from 1972, topped Billboard's Hot 100 list, and will put a smile on anyone's face. Give it a go, clap your hands, dance along, and let that joy of singing show!
3) His Eye Is On the Sparrow - Mahalia Jackson
His Eye is on the Sparrow, originally a gospel hymn from the early 1900's, was recorded in the late 1950's by one of the most legendary and acclaimed voices in the history of gospel music, Mahalia Jackson. Jackson's moving version was awarded with a Grammy Hall of Fame Award in 2010. Free your voice to its full potential, and sing your own version of the song!
2) Our God - Chris Tomlin
The Texas-based Chris Tomlin has charmed audiences with his pop-rock style contemporary Christian music. His 2010 release Our God compiles a powerful message - our God is the greatest - presented in the form of a catchy pop-rock hit.
1) Amazing Grace
Sing karaoke version of Amazing Grace here.
Probably the best-known gospel song in the world, Amazing Grace deserves the 1st place in our listing. Amazing Grace, rooting all the way back to 18th century, never loses its power and charm. Sing it out from your core! How sweet the sound! ❤️