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In the 1980s
Christian rock started to become a staple in the music industry, fueled by bands such as Stryper. started to post the top 10 Christian rock songs, and some radio stations were starting to play Christian rock. Bands such as Billboard Magazine DC Talk, Newsboys, Jars of Clay, Audio Adrenaline and many others achieved commercial success. This list excludes bands that are primarily heavy metal or hardcore punk, those bands can be found on the list of Christian metal bands and list of Christian hardcore bands.
Encyclopedia of Contemporary Christian Music defines CCM as "music that appeals to self-identified fans of contemporary Christian music on account of a perceived connection to what they regard as Christianity". Based on this definition, this list includes artists who work in the [1 ] Christian music industry as well as artists in the general market, whose lyrics reflect their Christian faith or where members are identified, either self-identified or by a reliable source, as Christians. A band's own desire to be considered as part of the genre does not come into consideration. List [edit ]
0-9 [edit ] A [edit ] B [edit ] C [edit ] D [edit ] E [edit ] F [edit ] G [edit ] H [edit ] I [edit ] J [edit ] K [edit ] L [edit ] M [edit ] N [edit ] O [edit ] P [edit ] Q [edit ] R [edit ] S [edit ] Saint – ( metal) (1980-1989, 1999-present) Salvador – ( CCM/ Latin) (1999-present) Sanctus Real – ( rock/ alternative rock/ power pop) (1996-present) Seabird – ( alternative rock/ pop) (2004-present) Secret and Whisper – ( post hardcore/ alternative rock) (2007-2011) The Send – ( alternative rock/ rock) (2006-2008) Sent By Ravens – ( alternative rock/ post hardcore) (2006-2012) Servant – ( rock/ CCM) (1976-1986) Seven Day Jesus – ( rock) (1994-1998) Seven Places – ( rock) (1999-2005) Sevenglory – ( pop rock) (2001-present) Seventh Day Slumber – ( rock/ hard rock/ post-grunge/ post-hardcore/ alternative metal) (1996-present) Shaded Red – ( alternative rock/ rock) (1993-2000) Shekina Glory – ( rock) Sherwood – ( alternative rock) (2002-2012) Silage – ( alternative rock/ CCM) (1996-1999) Silverline – ( CCM/ Christian rock/ Pop rock) (2006-present) Since October – ( metal/ rock/ post-grunge) (2005-present) Sixpence None the Richer – ( pop rock) (1992-2004, 2008-present) Skillet – ( Rock, Christian rock, alternative rock, hard rock, Christian metal, industrial music (early), grunge (early)) (1996-present) Across the Sky – ( CCM/ worship/ pop) (2000-2005) Skylight (2009-present) Slingshot 57 – ( rock) (1999-2007) Smalltown Poets – ( rock) (1996-2004, 2010-present) Sonseed – ( pop) (197?-1983) Soulger – ( rock/ indie rock) (2000-2004) Split Level – ( rock) (1986-2000) Spoken – ( alternative rock/ post-hardcore/ rapcore) (1996-present) Spy Glass Blue – ( post-punk/ new wave/ britpop) (1995-present) Staple – ( rock/ metalcore) (2000-2006, 2009-present) Starfield – ( rock/ CCM) (2000-present) Starflyer 59 – ( indie rock/ shoegazing) (1993-present) Stavesacre – ( rock/ hard rock/ heavy metal) (1995-2009) Stellar Kart– ( CCM Pop punk alternative rock) (2002-present) Randy Stonehill – ( CCM, rock, folk rock) (1971-present) StorySide:B – ( rock/ CCM) (2003-2009) Strange Celebrity – ( rock) Stryper – ( hard rock/ heavy metal/ glam metal) (1983-1993, 1999-2001, 2003-present) Subseven – ( rock/ post-hardcore/ emo) Superchick – ( rock) (1999-2013) Superhero – ( rock) (2000?-present) Sweet Comfort Band – ( rock) (1974-1984) The Swirling Eddies – ( rock) (1988-present) T [edit ] U [edit ] V [edit ] W [edit ] X [edit ] Y [edit ] Z [edit ] See also [edit ] References [edit ]