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BEST OF 2017- PART 6: TOP 20 SONGS OF 2017 (JULY – SEPTEMBER)

It’s that time of the year again. The end of September/beginning of October means that we’re due to post another best of 2017 list! Excited? This time, it’s time to reveal our favourite songs from July – September 2017. You can check out our previous ‘best of 2017 song lists’ here (Jan-March 2017) and here (April-June 2017), and be sure to let us know your thoughts on your favourite songs!

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Top 10 ___: (Christmas Albums: 2011-2016)

5 weeks to the day. That’s it. Exactly 35 days until Christmas Day 2016. Not long to go isn’t it? Pretty soon we’d all be thinking about buying presents for our friends and family, alongside getting into the Christmas spirit by listening to carols and original Christmas songs. Department stores in shopping centres will start playing Christmas songs (if they haven’t already) and sooner rather than later, we’d see the Christmas decorations and fake Christmas trees that’ll be around the main centre courts of the shopping malls we would frequent between now and December 25th. So what does that mean for our next top 10s post here at 365 Days of Inspiring Media? Our favourite Christmas albums over the last 5 years, that’s what! No seriously, there has been a lot of Christmas albums that have released and therefore choosing 10 albums can be difficult. But we have nevertheless narrowed them down, and have made difficult decisions. So without further ado, here are 10 Christmas albums below over the last few years that have been impactful for us (plus 5 albums that are honourable mentions that didn’t make the cut)!

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Top 10 ___: Top 10 Artists Within the Last Few Years that are not American

The CCM community is humungous, and while I like my fair share of artists like MercyMe, Casting Crowns, TobyMac, Building 429 and the like, sometimes I like to put on an album of an artist that doesn’t come from America. Not that Americans don’t produce great CCM, quite the opposite. But rather I’ve realised that artists from Canada, Australia and even the U.K. seem to employ a broader sense of style, and music that is somewhat more ingenious and interesting to listen to compared to the endless sea of American CCM that floods the K-Love and Air 1 airwaves. Hopefully these 10 artists I’ve listed below will encourage you all to broaden the musical landscape of whatever Christian music you listen to. So what are my favourite 10 artists within the last few years that are not from America? Read on to find out.

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WORSHIP WEDNESDAYS- FAVOURITE WORSHIP SONGS OF THE 2010s

What a year 2016 has been thus far. In fact, what a decade the 2010s have been in terms of worship music. Earlier on in 2016, I posted my favourite 10 worship songs of the 2000s, featuring songs from Delirious?, Newsboys and Tim Hughes to name a few. Now I have decided to release a follow-up post, this time my favourite 10 worship songs of the 2010s thus far (since this is 2016, I’m sure I’ll have a different 10 by the end of 2019. So what are my favourite tracks? Read on to find out.

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Top 10 ___: Top Ten Worship Songs That Released in 2015/16 That Will Be Popular This Year!

2016 has been quite a year for worship music. Songs and albums from artists like Chris Tomlin, Jesus Culture, Meredith Andrews, Matt Redman, Matt Maher, Passion and Bethel have all charted in the last six months, and have all circled around the globe with their songs being sung in churches and Sunday Morning services for some time now. In honour of Austin and Lindsey Adamec’s powerful worship EP that released on March 25th, here are 10 songs I reckon that will be popular for the remainder of the year, either on radio or in people’s churches and homes.

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BEST OF 2015- PART 3: Top 30 Songs of 2015

It’s been about a month since my favourite 15 music videos of the year was posted on the site. Now at the end of October, I figure it’s time to make my choices. Below are my favourite 30 songs of 2015. Obviously there are a whole lot more songs that sadly couldn’t be represented within my top 30, considering the amount of music that is released each week throughout the year. Yet hard choices were made. Feel free to comment below about what your favourite music of the year is. Below will be the song, as well as a lyric/audio slide/music video of it, so that you can listen along as well.

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Albums Releasing The Past Three Weeks (3rd – 22nd August 2015)

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Below is a list of the albums that are releasing/have released over the past three weeks; which albums are you thinking of listening to and purchasing? Which albums are you going to recommend to others and which would you bypass? Let us know in the comments below.

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