Male Gospel Singers

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 1 
Johnny Cash
(One of the Best-Selling Music Artists of All Time)
Johnny Cash
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Birthdate: February 26, 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kingsland, Arkansas, United States
Died: September 12, 2003

Johnny Cash, the American singer, songwriter and actor, was known for sorrow, moral suffering and redemption themes in his music. His genre was country, rock and roll, blues, folk and gospel sounds and he is one of the best-selling artists of all time. Cash had issues with drinking and drug abuse. Later he was diagnosed with a neurodegenerative disease.

 2 
Sam Cooke
(Singer-songwriter)
Sam Cooke
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Birthdate: January 22, 1931
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Clarksdale, Mississippi, United States
Died: December 11, 1964
The King of Soul Sam Cooke is best remembered for his hits A Change is Gonna Come, You Send Me, and Wonderful World. He began singing gospel as a child and later joined The Soul Stirrers. He was shot and killed by a motel manager in Los Angeles. 
 3 
Randy Travis
(Country Singer Known for His Album 'Storms of Life' & Single 'Three Wooden Crosses')
Randy Travis
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Birthdate: May 4, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Marshville, North Carolina, United States
Randy Travis is a country music singer and songwriter. He is widely regarded as an important figure in country music history and his debut studio album Storms of Life played a major role in the neotraditional country movement. Randy Travis has sold more than 25 million records and has several prestigious awards under his belt.
 4 
Jeremy Camp
(Singer, Musician)
Jeremy Camp
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Birthdate: January 12, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lafayette

Jeremy Camp is an American singer and songwriter who specializes in Contemporary Christian music and Christian rock genres. Over the years, he has won several awards, such as the GMA Dove Awards and ASCAP Songwriter of the Year Awards. Jeremy Camp's life and career have inspired the 2020 Christian romantic drama film, I Still Believe.

 5 
Israel Houghton
(Singer-songwriter)
Israel Houghton
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Birthdate: May 19, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Oceanside, California
Christian music singer Israel Houghton has won four Grammys for his traditional and contemporary gospel albums. He works with his backing band New Breed, and his albums are credited to Israel & New Breed. He has also been a worship leader for Champions for Christ and Promise Keepers.
 6 
TobyMac
(Hip-hop Artist)
TobyMac
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Birthdate: October 22, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Fairfax
 7 
Nathaniel Rateliff
(Singer-songwriter)
Nathaniel Rateliff
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Birthdate: October 7, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, U.S
 8 
Lou Rawls
(R&B Singer Famous for His Luxurious Baritone Singing Voice and Four-Octave Vocal Range)
Lou Rawls
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Birthdate: December 1, 1933
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: January 6, 2006

Lou Rawls was an American singer, composer, record producer, and actor. Rawls sold over 40 million records during his illustrious career. He was also renowned for his charity work; in 2004, he was honored by the popular philanthropic organization United Negro College Fund for his work with the organization for more than 25 years.

 9 
Malcolm John Rebennack Jr.
(Grammy Award-winning musician and singer-songwriter who incorporated jazz, blues, zydeco, and funk into his music)
Malcolm John Rebennack Jr.
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Birthdate: November 20, 1941
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New Orleans, United States
Died: June 6, 2019
 10 
Michael W. Smith
(Singer, Songwriter, Composer, Musician, Actor, Pianist)
Michael W. Smith
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Birthdate: October 7, 1957
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kenova
 11 
Josh Turner
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Birthdate: November 20, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hannah, South Carolina, USA
 12 
Chris Tomlin
(Singer-songwriter, Singer, Composer)
Chris Tomlin
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Birthdate: May 4, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Grand Saline
 13 
Rich Mullins
(Former Singer best known for his worship songs)
Rich Mullins
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Birthdate: October 21, 1955
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Richmond, Indiana, United States
Died: September 19, 1997

Contemporary Christian music artist Rich Mullins was also a multi-instrumentalist, with skills in the piano and the guitar. He toured around with the Zion Ministries till he got his first record deal. He died at age 41, in an accident while on his way to a benefit concert.

 14 
Carman
(Singer)
Carman
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Birthdate: January 19, 1956
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Trenton, New Jersey, United States

Italian-American artist Carman performed as part of his mother’s band as a teenager. After becoming a born-again Christian at an Andrae Crouch concert, he gained fame as a contemporary Christian singer. The six-time Dove Award winner later met with a car accident and also suffered from cancer.

 15 
Carlton Pearson
(American Christian Minister)
Carlton Pearson
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Birthdate: March 19, 1953
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States

Carlton Pearson is an American Christian minister and gospel vocalist whose singing skills have earned him two Stellar Awards and a nomination for the prestigious Dove Award. His life and career have inspired episodes of radio and TV programs like This American Life.

 16 
Steven Curtis Chapman
(Singer-songwriter, Musician)
Steven Curtis Chapman
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Birthdate: November 21, 1962
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paducah, Kentucky, U.S.
 17 
Frankie Laine
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Birthdate: March 30, 1913
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: February 6, 2007
 18 
Percy Sledge
(Known for the Song ‘When a Man Loves a Woman’, a No. 1 Hit in 1966)
Percy Sledge
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Birthdate: November 25, 1940
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Leighton, Alabama, United States
Died: April 14, 2015

Best known for his Billboard-charting and gold-certified hit When a Man Loves a Woman, Percy Sledge began his music career with The Esquires Combo while working as a nurse. He later scored more hits such as Warm and Tender Love and received the Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award.

 19 
Blake McIver Ewing
(Singer-Songwriter & Actor, Known for Playing 'Derek' on the Sitcom 'Full House')
Blake McIver Ewing
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Birthdate: March 27, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
 20 
BeBe Winans
(Gospel and R&B Singer and Member of the Noted 'Winans Family')
BeBe Winans
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Birthdate: September 17, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States

Best known for his collaborative work with his sister CeCe, BeBe Winans is a Grammy-winning gospel and R&B singer. He is also known for his chartbusting solo tracks such as In Harm's Way and I Wanna Be the Only One. He also released a memoir on close friend Whitney Houston.

 21 
Blind Willie Johnson
(Former gospel blues singer, guitarist and evangelist)
Blind Willie Johnson
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Birthdate: January 25, 1897
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pendleton, Texas, United States
Died: September 18, 1945
 22 
Phil Wickham
(Songwriter)
Phil Wickham
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Birthdate: April 5, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States
 23 
Mat Kearney
(Singer-songwriter, Singer, Composer)
Mat Kearney
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Birthdate: December 1, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Eugene
 24 
Don Moen
(Singer-songwriter, Singer, Composer, Radio personality, Record producer, Violinist, Pianist)
Don Moen
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Birthdate: June 29, 1950
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Minneapolis
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Blind Lemon Jefferson
(Blues & Gospel Singer-Songwriter)
Blind Lemon Jefferson
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Birthdate: September 24, 1893
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Coutchman, Texas, United States
Died: December 19, 1929
 26 
Mike Murdock
(Contemporary Christian Singer-Songwriter, Televangelist and Pastor of the Wisdom Center Ministry)
Mike Murdock
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Birthdate: April 18, 1946
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States

Mike Murdock had delivered his first sermon at age 8 and begun full-time evangelism at 19. The author of bestsellers such as Wisdom for Winning and Dream-Seeds, he has also writte the Topical Bible series and released gospel tracks. His show Wisdom Keys with Mike Murdock has been a hit.

 27 
Matt Maher
(Contemporary Christian Music Artist)
Matt Maher
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Birthdate: November 10, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Newfoundland, Canada
 28 
Matt Redman
(Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist)
Matt Redman
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Birthdate: February 14, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Watford
 29 
Matthew West
(singer-songwriter, singer, guitarist)
Matthew West
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Birthdate: April 25, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Downers Grove
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Warryn Campbell
(Record producer)
Warryn Campbell
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Birthdate: August 21, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
 31 
George Beverly Shea
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Birthdate: February 1, 1909
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Winchester, Canada
Died: April 16, 2013
 32 
Larry Norman
(Singer-songwriter)
Larry Norman
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Birthdate: April 8, 1947
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas, United States
Died: February 24, 2008
 33 
Phil Keaggy
(Grammy Award-nominated Christian guitarist, singer, and songwriter who is a noted "finger-picking" guitarist.)
Phil Keaggy
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Birthdate: March 23, 1951
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Youngstown
 34 
Ray Boltz
(singer, singer-songwriter)
Ray Boltz
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Birthdate: 1953
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Muncie
 35 
Dustin Kensrue
(Lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist in the rock band Thrice)
Dustin Kensrue
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Birthdate: November 18, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Irvine, California, United States
Steve Green
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Birthdate: August 1, 1956
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Portland
 37 
Michael Omartian
(Record producer, Composer, Musician, Pianist, Conductor)
Michael Omartian
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Birthdate: November 26, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Evanston
 38 
Ron Kenoly
(Singer, Songwriter)
Ron Kenoly
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Birthdate: December 6, 1944
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Coffeyville
 39 
Jason Castro
(singer-songwriter, singer, musician, guitarist)
Jason Castro
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Birthdate: March 25, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
 40 
Nathaniel Bassey
(Trumpeter, Pastor)
Nathaniel Bassey
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Birthdate: August 27, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lagos, Nigeria
 41 
John Michael Talbot
(Singer-songwriter, Singer, Musician, Songwriter, Composer, Guitarist)
John Michael Talbot
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Birthdate: May 8, 1954
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Oklahoma City
 42 
Brandon Heath
(Singer, Singer-songwriter)
Brandon Heath
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Birthdate: July 21, 1978
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nashville
 43 
Lincoln Brewster
(Guitarist, Songwriter)
Lincoln Brewster
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Birthdate: July 30, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fairbanks
 44 
Andrew Peterson
(writer, novelist)
Andrew Peterson
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Birthdate: June 4, 1974
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Monticello
 45 
Bruce Williamson
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Birthdate: September 29, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Died: September 6, 2020
 46 
Paul Baloche
(Singer-songwriter)
Paul Baloche
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Birthdate: June 4, 1962
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Camden
 47 
Freddie Hart
(Musician)
Freddie Hart
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Birthdate: December 21, 1926
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lochapoka, Alabama, USA
Died: October 27, 2018
 48 
Mike Mohede
(Singer)
Mike Mohede
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Birthdate: November 7, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Jakarta, Indonesia
Died: July 31, 2016
 49 
Troy Sneed
(Singer)
Troy Sneed
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Birthdate: December 14, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Perry, Florida, United States
Died: April 27, 2020
 50 
Kizito Mihigo
(Singer, Musician)
Kizito Mihigo
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Birthdate: July 25, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kibeho, Rwanda
Died: February 17, 2020