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10 Greatest Young Christian Female Singers In 2023

Christian music may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but it definitely helps those who like the genre. To those unaware, Christian music is a kind of music that expresses belief regarding the Christian faith in some way. It can be praise towards the almighty, a kind of lament due to the sins, or even repentance of one’s actions.

These gospel songs have a therapeutic effect. If you are down, they can help in restoring hope and lift your spirits. They can also help in soothing troubled hearts and giving a sense of assurance to the listeners.

Today, we will be looking at the 10 Greatest Young Christian Female Singers in 2023. This genre has a lot of men at its forefront, but these ladies have proved that they can, too, pack a punch with their powerful tunes and thought-provoking lyrics.

We will be taking young women under 35 and ranking them based on their current Spotify monthly listeners. Let’s go!

10 Greatest Young Christian Female Singers In 2023

10. Jamie Grace

Full NameJamie Grace
BirthdayNovember 25
Spotify Listeners201,073
Popular SongsHold Me, Beautiful Day

 An American contemporary Christian musician, singer, songwriter, and rapper, Jamie Grace started her music journey early on the internet.

She signed with Gotee Records after TobyMac found her on YouTube in 2010. This led to a collaboration between the two on her song “Hold Me” landing her a Grammy nomination in 2012.

Jamie is known for combining elements of folk into her hip-hop and pop beats. Two of her albums have peaked in the top 5 of all-time Christian albums.

9. Hannah Kerr


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Full NameHannah Elizabeth Kerr
BirthdayJanuary 6
Spotify Listeners244,620
Popular SongsSame God, Warrior

Known for making contemporary pop-style Christian worship music, Hannah Kerr is a New York-born music artist.

First signee to the M2T (Made to Thrive) record label, founded by Casting Crown’s Mark Hall, she debuted with her first EP in 2015 at just 18 years old. Mark Hall also made a cameo on one of her songs from her debut album, “Overflow.”

“I Stand Here,” her debut EP, earned her a place on the Billboard magazine Christian Airplay chart.

8. Evvie McKinney

Full NameEvvie McKinney
BirthdayJune 27
Spotify Listeners245,034
Popular SongsJust Like God, Look No Further

Memphis music inspired this 26-year-old to get into music at a young age. That and the fact that her brother was part of the band Gedeon Luke and The People. 

In 2018, Evvie McKinney also won the first season of Fox’s reality show The Four: Battle for Stardom. 

Her debut gospel, “Bring TheWhole Hood,” was co-written by her musical mentor, the well-known pop icon Meghan Trainer.

The 2020s seem to be the breakthrough years for Evvie since she has been getting more traction due to her powerful vocals and soulful lyrics with tracks like Just Like God and He Did It.

7. Sarah Reeves

Full NameSarah Elizabeth Reeves
BirthdayApril 29
Spotify Listeners412,479
Popular SongsTell Me Why, Just Want You

Sarah Reeves is an older name in the industry, making music since as early as 2006. An American musician who primarily focuses on Christian pop and worship style of music, Sarah has incredible skills both as a singer and songwriter.

Sarah was featured on The Belonging Co’s album “Awe + Wonder” recently and was praised for her beautiful tone and eloquent vocals.

6. Hollyn


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Full NameHolly Marie Wilson
BirthdayJanuary 3
Spotify Listeners414,656
Popular SongsAlone, Love With Your Life

Holly Marie Wilson, stage name HOLLYN, is an American Christian singer and songwriter. She is skilled in every genre, be it R&B or pop. Her self-titled debut EP Hollyn was released in 2015 when she was just 18 and was quite successful, even earning spots on the Top Christian Albums Charts.

“One Way Conversations” in 2017 showed off more of her versatility and talent with hits like “Awe” and “Can’t Live Without.” She often sings together with Tobymac.

5. Riley Clemmons

Full NameRiley Elizabeth Clemmons
BirthdayDecember 9
Spotify Listeners876,632
Popular SongsFighting For Me, Broken Prayers

Riley Clemmons is known for Contemporary Christian pop music style as well as contemporary worship music. One single was all it took for everyone to recognize her capabilities.

Broken Prayers” was her first single from her self-titled debut album, which brought the then-teenager to the forefront. It peaked at seventeen on the Hot Christian Songs chart.

Further acclaim came from “Better For It. Clemmons’s discography may be short since she is a rather new name on the scene, but all of her songs have been straight hits till now.

4. Anne Wilson

Full NameAnne Wilson
BirthdayFebruary 21
Spotify Listeners1,050,079
Popular SongsMy Jesus, Me On Your Mind

Another very young rising name in the genre. Anne Wilson is an American Christian singer and songwriter who made her debut in 2021.

Her debut single, “My Jesus,” which was released through Capitol CMG, became her breakthrough hit. The song reached number one on Billboard’s Hot Christian Songs chart.

Her name was pretty high up in the last year’s Billboard Top Christian Artists chart, even beating many of the old veterans in the industry.

3. Katy Nichole

Full NameKatelyn Nichole Litwiller
BirthdayJuly 29
Spotify Listeners1,177,718
Popular SongsIn Jesus’ Name, God is in This Story

Another recently debuted young talented artist. Katy Nichole is an American Christian music artist, songwriter, and worship leader.

She debuted in 2022 with her single “In Jesus Name (God of Possible)” after signing with Centricity Music. Of course, her debut single was a massive hit, peaking at number one on Billboard’s Hot Christian Songs chart.

Her collaboration “God Is In This Story” with Big Daddy Weave was another massive hit, also reaching number one on the Billboard. She was the highest-ranking female solo artist on Billboard’s Top Christian Artists last year.

2. Lauren Daigle

Full NameLauren Ashley Daigle
BirthdaySeptember 9
Spotify Listeners6,456,409
Popular SongsRescue, Trust In You

If you are familiar with the genre, chances are you are aware of Lauren. American contemporary Christian music singer and songwriter Lauren Daigle has been creating music for over a decade.

However, her first full-length album, How Can It Be, was released in 2015 after signing with Centricity Music. It has been certified platinum by the RIAA and produced multiple singles that reached number one on the Billboard Christian Airplay Chart.

Lauren has won two Grammies and five Billboard Music Awards, amongst other accolades. She recently released a self-titled album. The leading single, “Thank God I Do,” has peaked on several charts already, and the album has been a commercial success.

1. Jen Ledger (Skillet)


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Full NameJennifer Carole Ledger
BirthdayDecember 8
Spotify Listeners7,923,186 (Skillet), 135,189 (Individual – Ledger)
Popular SongsMonster, Feel Invincible

Skillet is such a phenomenon in the Christian music world that we just have to add Jen’s name. Best known as the Drummer for Skiller, Jennifer Carole Ledger, professionally known as Jen Ledger or just LEDGER, is also an English singer and songwriter.

Her solo EP was released in 2018. Several of its songs hit the Christian rock and contemporary charts.

Of course, her work with Skillet is nothing if not indispensable. She has been their drummer and female vocalist since 2008.

And that’s it for our list! Hopefully, these artists will give you the inspiration to check out this genre if you haven’t yet. We are sure you are bound to get pleasantly surprised!