Abrahamic / Middle Eastern Christianity Top 10 Versions of "Angels We Have Heard on High" by Christian & Gospel Arists Traditional religious Christmas carol Share Flipboard Email Print Christianity Christian Entertainment Christianity Origins The Bible The New Testament The Old Testament Practical Tools for Christians Christian Life For Teens Christian Prayers Weddings Inspirational Bible Devotions Denominations of Christianity Funerals and Memorial Services Christian Holidays Key Terms in Christianity Catholicism Latter Day Saints View More By Kim Jones Christian Music Expert Kim Jones is an ordained pastor and a co-founder of Road to Revelation, a Christian rock band. our editorial process Kim Jones Updated May 01, 2019 The popular traditional religious Christmas carol "Angels We Have Heard on High" was originally a traditional French carol known as "Les Anges dans nos Campagnes." It was translated from French to English by James Chadwick in Crown of Jesus in 1862. The music, a hymn titled "Gloria," was arranged by Edwin S. Barnes. The combination of the two was first published together in a carol collection dated 1855. The carol has been covered by artists from just about every style of music. The following list covers the most popular versions. 01 of 10 Third Day Third Day - Christmas Offerings. Courtesy of: Provident Music Group Rock delivered with the perfect amount of delicacy (surprising for a rock band, I know), Third Day's rendition of "Angels We Have Heard On High" has a very contemporary sound while staying firmly planted in a worship frame of mind. More Third Day Third Day ProfileWire CD Review 02 of 10 Amy Grant Amy Grant - The Christmas Collection (2008). EMI Amy Grant gives this classic carol VIP treatment with a full orchestra and the perfect amount of fanfare. Adding "A Mighty Fortress" into the mix gives Amy's version real punch. More Amy Grant Amy Grant Christmas MusicRock of Ages, Hymns & Faith Review 03 of 10 Steven Curtis Chapman Steven Curtis Chapman - The Music of Christmas. Sparrow Steven Curtis Chapman is joined by Chicago's Bill Champlin to deliver a very modern version of "Angels We Have Heard On High" that rejoices in delivery and passion. 04 of 10 Moya Brennan Moya Brennan - An Irish Christmas. Courtesy of: Sparrow Moya Brennan has such a beautiful Irish lilt to her voice. It shines through brightly in her version of "Angels We Have Heard On High." 05 of 10 John Michael Talbot John Michael Talbot - The Birth of Jesus A Celebration of Christmas. Sparrow Records Resonating with a traditional formal church sound, John Michael Talbot combines "O Come, All Ye Faithful" with "Angels We Have Heard On High" for a beautiful medley of classic Christmas. 06 of 10 SONICFLOOd INO Records - Joy To The World. Courtesy of: INO Records SONICFLOOd brings every element of rock worship to their cover of the classic Christmas carol with what seems like little effort or strain to sound festive. The sincerity rings so very true as you listen to this modern worship band do what they do best ... worship with passion and intensity. Who Sings "Here I Am to Worship?" 07 of 10 Chris Tomlin WOW Christmas Green. EMI CMG/Word Records Chris Tomlin's version of the classic carol can be found on . Very acoustic, Tomlin's rendition is as authentic as the man himself. More Chris Tomlin Chris Tomlin ProfileChris Tomlin 'Arriving' - Behind the SongsHello Love CD ReviewChris Tomlin Talks About Love and His New ReleaseWho Sings "Forever?" 08 of 10 Point Of Grace Point of Grace - Tennessee Christmas - a Holiday Collection. Word Summing up Point of Grace's version of "Angels We Have Heard On High" in one word ... and that word is simply glorious! (OK - maybe that was two words, but you get the point.) Sounding as though they were joined by a group of angels, Point of Grace delivers majesty and the magic of the season, all rolled up into one neat package. More Point Of Grace Point Of Grace ProfilePoint of Grace DiscographyWinter Wonderland Review 09 of 10 Sandi Patty Sandi Patty - Yuletide Joy. INO/Epic On her Christmas album Yuletide Joy, Sandi Patty combines "O Magnify The Lord" with "Angels We Have Heard On High" to offer up a magnificent combination. More Sandi Patty Sandi Patty – Songs for the Journey ReviewSandi Patty - Hymns of Faith Review 10 of 10 Randy Travis Randy Travis - Songs Of the Season. Word Pure worship and adoration can be heard in Randy Travis' voice on his rendition of "Angels We Have Heard On High." More Randy Travis Randy Travis Christmas Music Who Sings "Here I Am to Worship?"