Contemporary Christian Music Essay

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"No bullet can stop us now, we neither beg nor we won't bow;
Neither can be bought nor sold.
We all defend the right; Jah - Jah children must unite:
Your life is worth much more than gold.

We're jammin' (jammin', jammin', jammin')
And we're jammin' in the name of the Lord"

Lyrics from "Jammin", a song performed by Bob Marley & The Wailers

Change is a major part of every teenager’s life. Teenagers experience physical, mental, and social changes. The most major change in my life was when I developed my own taste in music. I went from contemporary Christian to listening to almost anything and everything. Now I listen to Christian metal, pop and rock. Contemporary Christian music now that I have discovered Christian metal and …show more content…

(Wikipedia) The band was started by the lead singer Mark Hall at First Baptist Church as a part of the youth group. (Wikipedia) The band moved to McDonough Georgia some of the band members’ work as ministers at Eagles Landing First Baptist Church. (Wikipedia) Mark Hall the lead singer has written two books Lifestories and Your Own Jesus. (Wikipedia) They are partnered with World Vision. I saw them in concert once and the concert was on a Saturday and they had to drive back to Georgia to preach on Sunday.
Tenth Avenue North is an American Christian band they formed in West Palm Beach Florida they got their name from a road in Palm Beach County. (Wikipedia) The band has four independent albums and two studio albums; Broken Down, Don’t Look Back, Speaking of Silence, God With Us EP, Over and Underneath, and The Light Meets the Dark. (Wikipedia) The band was formed at Palm Beach Atlantic University. (Wikipedia) The band won “New Artist of the Year” at the 40th GMA Dove Awards in April 2009. (Wikipedia)
Amy Grant also known as “The Queen of Christian Pop” she remains to be the best selling contemporary Christian music singer. (Wikipedia) She started singing in the 1980’s. (Wikipedia) In the 1990’s she crossed over in to mainstream pop she put out two mainstream albums Unguarded and Heart in Motion. (Wikipedia) Since 1977 she has produced twenty one albums and six compilations in her career.

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