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Which artists made Billboard’s 2017 Gospel/Christian Year-End charts?

Find out who topped this year's charts!

Tamela Mann tops 2017 Billboard charts

Tamela Mann grabbed the title of  Top Gospel Artist of 2017 and Top Female on Billboard’s 2017 Year-End Charts.  Maryland-based J.J. Hairston & Youthful Praise were named No. 1 in the Top Gospel Duo/Group category, and at No. 2 overall. Travis Greene was named Billboard’s Top Male Gospel Artist and choir GEI is the Top New Gospel Artist.

“What a Beautiful Name” by Hillsong captured Hot Christian Song of the Year and also topped Christian Digital Song Sales. A lot has been happening for Hillsong this year, with the group earning its first GRAMMY® nomination for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song for “What A Beautiful Name.”

Here’s a look at who else came out on top:

Top Gospel Artist-Tamela Mann

Top Female Gospel Artist-Tamela Mann
Hot Gospel Songs “You Deserve It”J.J. Hairston & Youthful Praise
Gospel Airplay track of the year-“You Deserve It”-J.J. Hairston & Youthful Praise
Top Male Gospel Artist-Travis Greene
Top New Gospel Artist of 2017-GEI
Christian Digital Song Sales What a Beautiful Name”-Hillsong
Hot Christian Song of the year with “What a Beautiful Name”-Hillsong

Top Christian Artist-Hillsong

The Top Female Christian Artist of the year-Lauren Daigle
Top Male and Top New Christian Artist of 2017 – Zach Williams


To see the complete list, check out Billboard’s year end charts

Sarah Hearn
the authorSarah Hearn
Sarah Hearn is Editor-in-Chief of PositivelyGospel.com. Sarah founded the site to serve as a positive platform for gospel music news, to share all of the good things happening within the Gospel and Christian music industry. In 2017, the site was named one of the Top 50 Gospel and Christian Music websites. An ordained minister of the Gospel, Sarah has done missions work in Kenya, India, Haiti, Nicaragua and other nations, as well as locally and throughout the United States.

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