As we enter 2014, all of us here at JesusWired reflected upon 2013 and upon what a great year for Christian music it turned out to be. Looking ahead, 2014 looks set to be an even stronger year but before we begin all of that excitement, we have all picked our Top 10 albums of 2013. A few tough decisions had to be made and there are some great albums which had to be left off our lists but we’ve all settled upon a final top 10, eventually! Do you agree or disagree with our selections? What are you favorite 10 albums of 2013? Please feel free to comment below with your views and with your own top 10 lists, we’d love to see how they compare!

My Top 10

we as humans album1. We As Human – We As Human
2. Twelve24 – Tell The Truth (Free Album)
3. LZ7 – Aftershow
4. Steven Cooper – Stereotype
5. Young Chozen – G.L.O.W.
6. RED – Release The Panic
7. Skillet – Rise
8. 7eventh Time Down – Just Say Jesus
9. Spoken – Illusion
10. 1 Girl Nation – 1 Girl Nation

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Angel Journey’s Top 10

3298071. Thousand Foot Krutch – Metamorphosiz: This is the End Remixes Vol. I & II
2. Family Force 5 – ReAnimated
3. Press Play – #LITO
4. LZ7 – Aftershow
5. Beautiful Eulogy – Instruments of Mercy
6. House of Heroes – The Knock-Down Drag-Outs
7. Spoken – Illusion

8. Love and Death – Between Here & Lost
9. Capital Kings – Capital Kings
10. Hillsong Young & Free – We Are Young & Free

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Ben Knight’s Top 10

Phoenix 11. Everything in Slow Motion – Phoenix
2. Rocket Me Nowhere – How To Lose A Girl In Ten Songs
3. Five Iron Frenzy – Engine of a Million Plots
4. These hearts – Yours to Take
5. Starflyer 59 – IAMACEO
6. Thirtyseven – This is What I Want
7. Aaron Sprinkle – Water & Guns
8. Mike Mains & the Branches – Everything EP
9. Fallstar – Backdraft
10. House of Heroes – The Knock-Down Drag-Outs

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Chris Adam’s Top 10

Behold 21. My Epic – Behold
2. August Burns Red – Rescue & Restore
3. The Devil Wears Prada – 8:18
4. Everything In Slow Motion – Phoenix
5. Fit For A King – Descendants Redux
6. Falling Up – Hours
7. Righteous Vendetta – The Fire Inside
8. Dorean Lives – A Cold Fire From The One I Loved
9. Fallstar – Backdraft
10. I Am Empire – Anchors

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Christopher Johnson’s Top 10

phpThumb_generated_thumbnailjpg1. Andy Mineo – Heroes For Sale
2. Lecrae – Church Clothes 2 (mixtape)
3. Mouthpi3ce – L & F II: Raising the Dead
4. Beautiful Eulogy – Instruments of Mercy
5. MC Jin – Hypocrite (EP)
6. Flame – Royal Flush
7. Jahaziel – Heads Up
8. W.L.A.K. – W.L.A.K.
9. R-Swift – Apply Pressure
10. Da’ T.R.U.T.H. – Love Hope War

NB. Lecrae’s Church Clothes Volume 2 Mixtape, which was hosted by Don Cannon, is also available for free download here.

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Josephine Amoako’s Top 10

tye31. Tye Tribbett – Greater Than
2. Chris Tomlin – Burning Lights
3. Hillsong United – Zion
4. Jeremy Camp – Reckless
5. Darlene Zschech – Revealing Jesus
6. Various Artists – Wow Hits 2013
7. Natalie Grant – Hurricane
8. Laura Story – God Of Every Story
9. Mandisa – Overcomer
10. Nicole C. Mullen – Crown Him (Hymns Old and New)

NB. Nicole C Mullen’s album is available only at Family Christian stores.

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Justin Croteau’s Top 10

tesseractalteredstatecover1. Tesseract – Altered States
2. Killswitch Engage – Disarm the Descent
3. The Devil Wears Prada – 8:18
4. Extol – Extol
5. A Pale Horse Named Death – Lay My Soul to Waste
6. Autopsy – The Headless Ritual
7. Iwrestledabearonce – Late for Nothing
8. Bring Me the Horizons – Sempiternal
9. August Burns Red – Rescue and Restore
10. Fleshgod Apocalypse – Labyrinth

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Maddy Agers’ Top 10

capitalkings1. Capital Kings – Capital Kings 
2. Mandisa – Overcomer
3. Royal Tailor – Royal Tailor
4. Natalie Grant – Hurricane
5. Steven Curtis Chapman – The Glorious Unfolding
7. Andy Mineo – Heroes For Sale
8. Matt Maher – All The People Said Amen
9. Skillet – Rise
10. Hillsong United – Zion (Acoustic Version)
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Topher Parks’ Top 10

Norma-Jean-Wrongdoers11. Norma Jean – Wrongdoers
2. Close Your Eyes – Line in the Sand
3. Five Iron Frenzy – Engine of a Million Plots
4. August Burns Red – Rescue & Restore
5. Love & Death – Between Here & Lost
6. Everything in Slow Motion – Phoenix
7. The Ongoing Concept – Saloon
8. Falling Up – Hours
9. Soul Embraced – Mythos
10. We As Human – We As Human

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Venetta Shaw’s Top 10

 

fred-hammond1. Fred Hammond – United Tenors: Hammond, Hollister, Roberson, Wilson
2. William McDowell – Withholding Nothing
3. Various ArtistsWow Gospel 2013
4. Hillsong United – Zion
5. Smooth Jazz All Stars – Smooth Jazz Tribute to the Best of Marvin Sapp
6. Javen – Worship In The Now
7. Isaac Carree – Reset
8. Tamela Mann – Best Days
9. Tasha Cobbs – Grace
10. Tye Tribbett – Greater Than

One Response

  1. 01mossia

    Honorable mentions go to Stellar Kart’s awesome “All In” and Silverline’s “Lights Out” albums which were just pipped at the post by Spoken’s “Illusion” and 1 Girl Nation’s self titled debut albums – could’ve gone either way between those four!

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