59 hits created 52 weeks of Top 10 Christian hit music charts based on personal preference and influenced by radio airplay. Here it is – my Top 20 hits of 2020:
|RK||PK||WKS||SONG TITLE||ARTIST / SITE|
|2||1||26||I Will Fear No More||The Afters|
|3||2||25||Alive & Breathing||Matt Maher|
|4||1||18||Rise Up (Lazarus)||Cain|
|5||1||20||No Impossible With You||I AM THEY|
|6||1||20||Keep Me In The Moment||Jeremy Camp|
|7||1||19||The God Who Stays||Matthew West|
|8||1||14||No Hold On Me||Matty Mullins|
|9||1||15||God So Loved||We The Kingdom|
|10||2||18||Your Name Is Power||Rend Collective|
|11||1||12||Rescue Story||Zach Williams|
|12||3||14||This Is What We Live For||Big Daddy Weave|
|14||2||14||The Father’s House||Cory Asbury|
|15||2||11||Amadeo (Still My God)||Ryan Stevenson|
|16||3||16||Waymaker||Michael W. Smith Ft. Vanessa Campagna|
|17||3||12||See A Victory||Elevation Worship|
|18||3||12||Truth Be Told||Matthew West|
|20||1||11||There Was Jesus||Zach Williams Ft. Dolly Parton|
What a great year for positive and encouraging music that tells the story of God. What a great chart to represent His music. What a unique year that 2020 was – a year like no other.
My # 2 artist of the past 202 weeks – MercyMe – scored my # 1 smash of 2020 with “Almost Home” – a song that spent 12 consecutive weeks at # 1 from late-February to early-May. MercyMe return to my year-end chart after no-showing in 2019. (“Even If” was my # 2 hit of 2017, and “Grace Got You” was my # 2 hit of 2018.)
My # 1 artist of the past 202 weeks – Matthew West – makes it 4 years in a row on my year-end chart, and this year he places 2 songs on it including the still-climbing “Truth Be Told” which is now at # 3 for the week. There’s a good chance that it could compete for # 1 next week.
My # 2 hit of 2020 – The Afters’ “I Will Fear No More” – was my longest-running hit of the year at 26 weeks – from late-January to mid-July. It was quite the timely song to hear during the peak of the pandemic.
Elevation Worship have now placed a song on my year-end chart for the past 3 years in a row.
Unspoken’s “You’ve Always Been” missed out on my year-end chart by just 2 chart points. It’s officially my # 21 hit of 2020.
My Top 20 Of 2020 chart was compiled by awarding 10 points for each week at # 1, 9 points for # 2, and so forth and so on down to 1 point for # 10. The points are then added, and the hits are ranked.
There were 14 # 1 hits in 2020, and 2 of them failed to make my Top 20 – “Holy Water” (We The Kingdom) and “Every Step Of The Way” (Cade Thompson). They were my first and last # 1 hits of the year respectively.
This concludes another weekend of blog posts. I’ll do it again this upcoming weekend – with 4 new entries on Thursday, Friday, Sunday, and Monday. I don’t blog on Saturdays. That’s my day of rest.
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