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

Find out who topped this year's 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
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Sarah Hearn is Editor-in-Chief of, founded in 2011. The site was recently named among Feedspot's Top Gospel and Christian Music Websites.  Sarah is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and the Gospel Music Association.
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