50 Contemporary Christian Christmas Songs

Contemporary Christian Christmas_SmallIn this post related to Christian sheet music, we highlight fifty contemporary Christian Christmas songs. These songs were performed and/or written by some of your favorite contemporary Christian music artists including Amy Grant, NewSong, Steven Curtis Chapman, Michael W. Smith and many more! Some of these titles are traditional songs that were revived by popular contemporary artists; others are new compositions that were created to highlight the beauty of Christmas.

Songs in this list include brand new selections like Winter Snow by Chris Tomlin as well as holiday sheet music favorites like Mary, Did You Know?. For your convenience, we’ve listed the song titles in alphabetical order so you can easily skim through this list of contemporary Christian Christmas songs. Which of these songs do you enjoy listening to? Have you learned to play or sing any of the songs in our list?

    1. A Cradle Prayer by Rebecca St. James
    2. A Prayer For Every Year by Plus One
    3. A Strange Way to Save the World by Rob Blaney
    4. All is Well by Michael W. Smith
    5. All My Heart Rejoices by Steve Green
    6. Angels We Have Heard on High by Point of Grace, Chris Tomlin and many more!
    7. Be It Unto Me by Craig & Dean Phillips
    8. Breath of Heaven (Mary’s Song) by Amy Grant
    9. Celebrate the Child by Michael Card
    10. Child of Bethlehem by Wayne Watson
    11. Child of Peace by Sandi Patty
    12. Christmas Day by Michael W. Smith
    13. Christmas is in the Heart by Steven Curtis Chapman
    14. Christmas to Remember by Amy Grant
    15. Emmanuel, God With Us by Amy Grant
    16. Gloria by Michael W. Smith
    17. Medley of Go, Tell It on the Mountain / Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee / Ain’t-a That Good News by BarlowGirl
    18. Going Home for Christmas by Steven Curtis Chapman
    19. Good News by Kathy Mattea
    20. Hallelujah (Light Has Come by BarlowGirl
    21. Happy Birthday, Jesus by the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir
    22. I Celebrate the Day by Relient K
    23. Immanuel by Michael Card
    24. It’s the Thought by Twila Paris
    25. Jesus is Born by Steve Green
    26. Joseph’s Song by Michael Card
    27. Joy (To the World) by Avalon
    28. Little Town by Amy Grant, Point of Grace
    29. Mary, Did you Know? by Kathy Mattea and several others
    30. No Eye Had Seen by Michael W. Smith, Amy Grant
    31. Not That Far From Bethlehem by Point of Grace
    32. O Come, O Come Emmanuel by BarlowGirl, Steven Curtis Chapman and more!
    33. One King by Point of Grace
    34. One Small Child by David Meece
    35. Precious Promise by Steven Curtis Chapman
    36. Rose of Bethlehem by Steve Green
    37. Sing Mary Sing by Jennifer Knapp
    38. Still Her Little Child by Ray Boltz
    39. Sweet Little Jesus Boy by Rebecca St. James
    40. Tennessee Christmas by Point of Grace
    41. The Christmas Hope by NewSong
    42. The Christmas Shoes by NewSong
    43. The Last Christmas Without You by Sixpence None the Richer
    44. The Night That Christ Was Born by Kirk Franklin
    45. This Baby by Steven Curtis Chapman
    46. This Gift by Point of Grace
    47. This Little Child by Scott Wesley Brown
    48. To the Mystery by Michael Card
    49. Unto Us (Isaiah 9) by Sandi Patty
    50. Winter Snow by Chris Tomlin

For more ideas about songs to play for the holidays, be sure to visit our Christmas sheet music page.

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  1. Amy P

    THANK YOU! I’ve been looking for some contemporary Christmas songs for my worship services. This list was SO helpful. I absolutely LOVE Winter Song. I’m going to sing that Christmas Eve.

  2. Joshua

    Thanks SO MUCH!! I really needed this! God Bless You!!!!

  3. evircik

    can I obtain the actual 50 songs listed by the artists in a CD – or is this only available to obtain the sheet music ?

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  5. kumudha glory

    THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!GOD BLESS YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  6. Ron Ross

    looking for the Christmas song with some words, “coming from the Father’s presence, the baby brought truth and light”
    Could you help?

  7. Tammy

    Love the website! Just wish it had the artist’s version along with it:)

  8. Matt

    Thanks be to you. I needed some Ideas for Christmas day worship service. God bless

  9. Arthur

    I am not sure if these are contemporary but I have a couple of Christmas songs that I really love::

    1. Welcome to Our World by Chris Rice
    2. Joseph’s Lullaby by MercyMe
    3. O Holy Night by Josh Groban

  10. Annette

    You missed Keith and Kristyn Getty’s Christmas music, which is wonderful (gettymusic.com).

    Also another favorite is Down Here’s song How Many Kings.

  11. Suzanne

    I cannot open Child Of Peace to have a look at the sheet music . It won’t load the first preview page.

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  14. Josh

    A Strange Way to Save the World was originally from the group 4Him. They were the first to sing it and it was written for them.

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