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Top 100 Songs and 25 Most Played Artists of 2016

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The Whisnants claim the #1 song of the year with their mega-hit “Grave Mistake.” The song spent a solid 2 weeks in the top spot but spent over six weeks in the runner up position and 25 weeks on the chart total. The chart saw a total of 21 songs reach the #1 spot by 17 different artists. Only four artists shot multiple songs to the top spot – 11th Hour (“Can You Burn” and “Mountain Moving Faith”), Karen Peck & New River (“Calling” and “I Am Blessed”), Triumphant (“Amazing God” and “Living In the Promised Land”), and The Talleys (“After All This Time” and “The People In the Line”).

Top 100 Songs of 2016

Songs with an asterisk (*) denote #1 songs this year.
RANK
SONG ARTIST
1
Grave Mistake* Whisnants
2
My Father’s House* Nelons
3
Amazing God* Triumphant
4
A Soldier Fighting to Go Home* Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
5
Dirt On My Hands* Booth Brothers
6
Calling* Karen Peck & New River
7
After All This Time* Talleys
8
I Am Blessed* Karen Peck & New River
9
Small Town Someone* Jeff & Sheri Easter
10
The Half That’s Never Been Told Jim Brady Trio
11
Can You Burn* 11th Hour
12
Living In the Promised Land* Triumphant
13
Pieces Kingdom Heirs
14
You Asked Him to Leave* Wilburn & Wilburn
15
Jesus, the One* Hoppers
16
If We Ever Gotta Look Hoppers
17
The People In the Line* Talleys
18
Mountain Moving Faith* 11th Hour
19
New Song Browders
20
It’s What He’s Done Wilburn & Wilburn
21
I Was There Bowling Family
22
Keep On Perrys
23
This Is the Year* Isaacs
24
Mourning Into Dancing Bowling Family
25
Something LeFevre Quartet
26
Big Enough Joseph Habedank
27
Just Can’t Make It By Myself Nelons
28
Somebody’s Miracle Brian Free & Assurance
29
Home Jason Crabb
30
I Know Kingsmen
31
That’s Just What Grace Does Brian Free & Assurance
32
I Love You This Much Whisnants
33
Waiting For You to Get Home* Browders
34
Greater Erwins
35
Tumbling Down Canton Junction
36
Hallelujah For the Cross Michael English
37
I’m Gonna Say It* Eighth Day
38
I Choose to Stand Mylon Hayes Family
39
God Is Always Good Amber Nelon Thompson
40
Only Jesus Can Heal This Hurting World Gordon Mote
41
He Does Greater Vision
42
Shoutin’ Sounds* Guardians
43
Silent Prayer Ivan Parker
44
Somebody’s Blessing Eighth Day
45
One More Opportunity Mylon Hayes Family
46
I’m In Good Shape (In the Ship I’m In) Tim Livingston
47
Jesus Changed Everything Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
48
Saving Us a Place In the Choir Kingdom Heirs
49
Did I Just Hear the Thunder Perrys
50
As We Speak* Greater Vision
51
Here I Stand Amazed Kingsmen
52
Lovestruck Zane & Donna King
53
Ready to Sail Erwins
54
Holy, Glory to the Lamb Barry Rowland & Deliverance
55
The Only One Doug Anderson
56
Heaven’s Jubilee Littles
57
When He Carries Me Away Collingsworth Family
58
Forever Forgiven Blackwood Brothers
59
I Remember the Day Tribute
60
Trace the Grace Lore Family
61
Monday Williamsons
62
He’s Been Better Than Good to Me Primitive Quartet
63
When My Tears Wash the Scars Dunaways
64
You Alone Sisters
65
Only Faith Can See Erwins
66
I Can Hardly Wait to Fly Master’s Voice
67
Never Forsaken Tribute
68
I’ll Take It to the Grave Mark Trammell Quartet
69
We Shall Rise Carolina Boys
70
He Won’t Leave You There Jason Crabb
71
That’s a Hallelujah Legacy Five
72
Cheer the Weary Traveler Second Half Quartet
73
Victory In Jesus Gold City
74
He Welcomes the Beggar 11th Hour
75
My Hope Is In the Lord Guardians
76
Joshua Led God’s Children Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
77
Someone’s Listenin’ Jeff & Sheri Easter
78
Homesick For Heaven Jim Brady Trio
79
He Lived To Tell It Williamsons
80
It Takes Jesus Zane & Donna King
81
He Won’t Fail You Taylors
82
Happy Rhythm Booth Brothers
83
Someday Ball Brothers
84
Welcome Home Joseph Habedank
85
What If McKameys
86
For Every Goliath Carolina Boys
87
O, the Blood Gordon Mote
88
What the Bible Says Collingsworth Family
89
One Way, One Name, One Door Down East Boys
90
Good Lord Willing* Jim Brady Trio
91
He Still Saves Brian Free & Assurance
92
It Doesn’t Get Better Than This Hyssongs
93
Heavenly Father Cana’s Voice
94
Leave It All On the Altar Isaacs
95
Lord of Mercy Master’s Voice
96
You Don’t Even Want to Make Me Pray Pruitt Family
97
He Lives to Love Watts, Rowsey & Bean
98
Now a Witness Am I Down East Boys
99
The King Is Coming Medley Mark Trammell Quartet
100
There’s Still Room, There’s Still
Hope, There’s Still Time
Hyssongs

11th Hour was the most played artist of the year after taking two songs to the #1 spot and charting a third single as well. Perennial chart-topper Karen Peck & New River makes a strong showing as the second most played artist of the year. Rounding out the top 5 were The TalleysTriumphant, and The Whisnants.

Top 20 Most Played Artists of 2015

RANK
ARTIST
1
11th Hour
2
Karen Peck & New River
3
The Talleys
4
Triumphant
5
The Whisnants
6
Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
7
The Nelons
8
The Hoppers
9
Wilburn & Wilburn
10
Bowling Family
11
Brian Free & Assurance
12
Kingdom Heirs
13
The Browders
14
The Erwins
15
Jim Brady Trio
16
Jeff & Sheri Easter
17
Booth Brothers
18
The Perrys
19
Kingsmen
20
Mylon Hayes Family
21
Eighth Day
22
Jason Crabb
23
Greater Vision
24
Joseph Habedank
25
The Isaacs
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