Looking for something nice to entertain your wedding guests? Try some black gospels. Gospel songs are about religious experience, heaving lyrics full of inspiration, praising, appreciation and love. Singers, usually accompanied by gospel choirs, express their love for God through songs which is one of the most powerful and moving art forms.
Urban/ contemporary gospel also known as black gospel is a modern form of Christian music expressing personal or communal belief regarding God and life. It’s also a Christian alternative to mainstream secular music that young couples often choose for their wedding ceremony or reception.
Let’s see below which are the best urban/contemporary gospel songs by the most famous representatives of black gospel:
Stand by Ron Winans
In this song, Ron Winans is accompanied by the powerful voice of the award-winning singer Donnie McClurkin. The lyrics of Winans song are about allowing God to see you through like you are. The song teaches us how to hold our heads high in times of hardship and how to remember that our God will help us through. The song won a Grammy Award being considered the Best Soul Gospel Performance in 1989.
The Storm is over Now by Kirk Franklin
Kirk Franklin is the leader of the gospel music group, The Family. This is an inspirational song about knowing that with Lord’s help you can make it through anything.
Great is Your Mercy by Donnie McClurkin
McClurkin is one of the best gospel singers, winner of many music awards. This song is quite touching and moving and Donnie McClurkin with his booming voice is thanking God for the great gifts given to us in life.
No Weapon by Fred Hammond
This Fred Hammond song is about how the evils in the world cannot bring us down, because God will always guide us to light. “No weapon formed against me shall prosper, it won’t work” is one of the uplifting lines of the song.
My Life is in Your Hands by God’s Property
The music group God’s Property sings here about how Jesus Christ is our reliable friend. The song is a powerful ballad with lyrics about going with God and knowing that no matter how much strife you encounter, life has always a way of working itself out.
Praise Him in Advance by Marvin Sapp
This is a passionate song about rejoicing because God will always be there for us during tough and hard times.
It Ain’t Over by Maurette Brown Clark
For this song, Maurette Brown Clark uses as back up a choir of strong voices praising the perseverance dedicated upon her by God because “It ain’t over until God says it’s over.”
Faithful Is Our God by Hezekiah Walker
This song contains many musical instruments such as horns, guitar and keys as well as the booming vocals of the Love Fellowship Crusade Choir that sings “Faithful, faithful, faithful is our God.”
Never Would Have Made It by Marvin Sapp
This is an inspirational successful song about persistence and hope through life knowing that God will help you through tumultuous times.
God in Me by Mary Mary
This is a contemporary gospel song by the Grammy award-winning duo, containing modern hip-hop and R&B elements, with heavy bass and synth beats, making the tune sound as though it could be a Top 40
May God give you inspiration for choosing the best gospels for your big event!11