Abrahamic / Middle Eastern Christianity "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing" by Christian & Gospel Artists 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 14, 2019 "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing" was written in 1739 by Charles Wesley, the brother of the founder of the Methodist church, John Wesley. 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 Jim Brickman Windham Hill Records Jim Brickman's piano cover of the popular carol is beautiful and soothing. More Jim Brickman Grace CD Review Men Who Sing and Play Piano 02 of 10 Kevin Max Northern Records Shades of the Fab Four make the cover by Kevin Max very different from the rest ... and way cool. More Kevin Max dcTalk Profile (featuring founding member, Kevin Max) 03 of 10 Amy Grant RCA "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing" comes from Amy Grant's first Christmas album, A Christmas Album. Perfect harmony and Amy's beautiful voice make this tune a real winner, even 25 years later. More Amy Grant Amy Grant Christmas MusicAmy Grant on TourRock of Ages, Hymns & Faith Review 04 of 10 Michael W. Smith Reunion Smitty mixed things up by combing "The Voice," "Good King Wenceslaus" and "Hark The Herald Angels Sing" for a beautiful medley. More Michael W. Smith Michael W. Smith Profile 05 of 10 Charlotte Church Sony Classical Charlotte delivers a classical sound on her version of the holiday carol. 06 of 10 Diamond Rio Word The acapella rendition of the carol that Diamond Rio brought us in 2007 was one of the highlights of the Christmas season that year. The guys of Diamond Rio put little pieces of themselves into that song and we all benefitted. 07 of 10 Blackmore's Night Courtesy of: Blackmore's Night Ritchie Blackmore and Candice Night bring together sounds that you wouldn't normally associate with Christmas, or even each other, by mixing hard-hitting guitar licks with horns and a pipe organ on their version of "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing." They even mix in "O Come All Ye Faithful," for some added oomph. The result is strikingly beautiful. More Blackmore's Night Candice Night interview 08 of 10 Mahalia Jackson San Juan Music Group From A Most Excellent Mahalia Jackson Christmas, Mahalia Jackson's rendition of "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing" shows off her power as well as her passion. More Mahalia Jackson Mahalia Jackson Christmas Music 09 of 10 Oak Ridge Boys Spring Hill Music While it's not cute like "Christmas Cookies" or "Uncle Luther Made The Stuffin'," the Oak Ridge Boys still deliver on their rendition of "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing" with pure down-home country style. More Oak Ridge Boys Colors CD Review 10 of 10 Rebecca St. James Word Entertainment Rebecca St. James gives a pop-rock treatment to "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing" making it fun as well as festive.