Saturday, November 10, 2012

FW: Top 25 Hymns Sung in Church


From the Southern Baptist Convention publisher…


Posted on: Tuesday, November 06, 2012 7:00 AM
Subject: Top 25 Hymns Sung in Church


hymnal.jpgThe top 25 CCLI songs are publicly available to see what songs churches are singing. However, CCLI only tracks songs under copyright, and does not track the activity of songs in the public domain, most notably the great hymns of the church.

Below is a list of the top 25 hymns sung in church today. To create this list, we combined the sales from a traditional arrangement and a contemporary arrangement of each hymn for the past four years.

1. How Great Thou Art
2. Great Is Thy Faithfulness
3. Blessed Assurance, Jesus Is Mine
4. All Hail the Power of Jesus' Name
5. Holy, Holy, Holy
6. Jesus Paid It All
7. Christ the Lord Is Risen Today
8. Crown Him with Many Crowns
9. It Is Well with My Soul
10. To God Be the Glory
11. The Solid Rock
12. Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing
13. I Stand Amazed in the Presence
14. Victory in Jesus
15. Nothing but the Blood
16. Amazing Grace! How Sweet the Sound
17. Praise to the Lord, the Almighty
18. At the Cross
19. Revive Us Again
20. Be Thou My Vision
21. Because He Lives
22. Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee
23. A Mighty Fortress Is Our God
24. O For A Thousand Tongues To Sing
25. America, the Beautiful

"How Great Thou Art" and "Great Is Thy Faithfulness" are still under copyright, so CCLI tracks them and they rank #26 and #53 respectively on their list of all copyrighted songs sung in church.

So what do you think of this list?

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