Playlist: Christian Praise Songs

If you're ready to get your praise on, these songs will definitely help get you started as they get you up on your feet, thanking the Lord for His goodness.

"Happy Day" - Jesus Culture & Kim Walker

Jesus Culture - Your Love Never Fails
Jesus Culture - Your Love Never Fails. Jesus Culture Music

Kim Walker's distinctive voice gives this classic praise tune a fun sound.

From the song ...

You're not really into dancing (You turned my mourning into dancing)
but my heart is full of joy (my heart is full of joy)
I will praise You
You healed my body and You made me new

"Crown You With Praise" - Natalie Grant

Natalie Grant - Worship With Natalie Grant And Friends
Natalie Grant - Worship With Natalie Grant And Friends. Integrity

With a serious Latin flavor, Natalie Grant takes praise to the next level with "Crown You With Praise."

From the song ...

Jesus we crown You with singing, the instruments lift up Your name
with all of our hearts
Jesus You are victorious, righteous, Redeemer
We crown You with praise

"Every Praise" - Hezekiah Walker

Hezekiah Walker - Azusa The Next Generation
Hezekiah Walker - Azusa The Next Generation. RCA Records

This song made news in April of 2014 when a 9-year-old boy who was kidnapped from the driveway of his Atlanta home by a stranger sang the song repeatedly for three hours until his kidnapper let him go. The story gives praise a whole new meaning!

From the song ...

God my Savior
God my Healer
God my Deliverer
Yes He is, yes He is

"Hosanna (Praise Is Rising)" - Brenton Brown

Brenton Brown - Everlasting God
Brenton Brown - Everlasting God. Sparrow

From Brenton Brown's Dove-nominated debut solo album, "Hosanna (Praise Is Rising)" brings a sense of hope to listeners.

From the song ...

Heal my heart and make it clean
Open up my eyes to the things unseen
Show me how to love like You have loved me
Break my heart for what breaks Yours
Everything I am for Your Kingdom's cause
As I walk from earth into eternity

"Let the Praise Begin" - Fred Hammond & Radical For Christ

Fred Hammond - Pages Of Life
Fred Hammond - Pages Of Life. Provident

If you're ready for your miracle, then get ready to praise His Holy name!

From the song ...

Here we are
Let's get on one accord
Leave all your problems on the outside
To be consumed with the Holy Ghost fire
Open up your mouth and lift the name of Jesus higher

"My Praise" - Phillips Craig & Dean

Phillips, Craig & Dean - Let Your Glory Fall
Phillips, Craig & Dean - Let Your Glory Fall. Sparrow Records

PCD reminds us that it is all about how we praise our Savior.

From the song ...

I long to move Your heart
To bring You something new
To tell how great You are
Till my praise to You

"Praise Anthem" - James Fortune & FIYA

James Fortune
James Fortune. FIYA World Entertainment & Light Records

Though "Praise Anthem" comes from Fortune's 2004 debut release, the song has stood the test of time and is as uplifting today as it was 10 years ago.

From the song ...

[James:] Listen because you don't know like I know
[Choir:] You don't know like I know
[James:] Come on you don't know how good God has been to me.
[Choir:] You don't know like I know
[James:] You don't know where I was this time last year
[Choir:] You don't know like I know
[James:] You don't know some of the sins God has forgiven me for

"Praise Is What I Do" - Shekinah Glory Ministry

Shekinah Glory Ministry
Shekinah Glory Ministry. Kingdom Records

Even though this is another song from the past, it is another one that is as powerful today as it ever was.

From the song ...

And I vow to praise you
Through the good and the bad
I'll praise you
Whether happy or sad
I'll praise you
In all that I go through
Because praise is what I do
Cause I owe it all to you 

"Shackles (Praise You)" - Mary Mary

Mary Mary - Thankful
Mary Mary - Thankful. Columbia

Mary Mary was the first to introduce this groovin' song and it's since been released by Mandisa as well.

From the song ...

Take the shackles off my feet so I can dance
I just wanna praise you
I just wanna praise you
You broke the chains now I can lift my hands
And I'm gonna praise you
I'm gonna praise you

"You're Worthy Of My Praise" - Big Daddy Weave

Big Daddy Weave - What I Was Made For
Big Daddy Weave - What I Was Made For.

First released in 2005 on What I Was Made For, this song gained new life when it made a re-appearance on WOW Worship Purple with a pairing between Big Daddy Weave and BarlowGirl.

From the song ...

I will give You all my worship
I will give You all of my praise
You alone I long to worship
You alone are worthy of my praise

"You Are" - SONICFLOOd

SONICFLOOd - This Generation
SONICFLOOd - This Generation. Word

From 2005'a This Generation, "You Are" isn't just a song -- it's an anthem of praise to our Creator. 

From the song ...

I want to live for You
You are worthy
Boldly I'll speak Your truth
And lay down my life
And I will give You glory
For everything You are