CCLI Releases 2003 List Of Top Songs Sung By U.S. Churches

Christian Copyright Licensing International (CCLI) has released its list of Top Songs from the most recent Church Reporting Period, October 2002 through March 2003.
“The CCLI Top 25 List is a true benchmark for church music, since it represents a clear measure of which songs the churches are using most in their congregational singing,” said Howard Rachinski, Founder and President/CEO of CCLI.
The U.S. Top 25

Here are the Top 25 Songs, as reported by churches across the United States:
1. Open The Eyes Of My Heart – Paul Baloche
2. Lord I Lift Your Name On High – Rick Founds
3. Shout To The Lord – Darlene Zschech
4. Come Now Is The Time To Worship – Brian Doerksen
5. Breathe – Marie Barnett
6. Trading My Sorrows – Darrell Evans
7. You Are My All In All – Dennis Jernigan
8. You Are My King – Billy James Foote
9. I Could Sing Of Your Love Forever – Martin Smith
10. The Heart Of Worship – Matt Redman
11. Give Thanks – Henry Smith
12. We Fall Down – Chris Tomlin
13. Here I Am To Worship – Tim Hughes
14. Above All – Lenny LeBlanc / Paul Baloche
15. God Of Wonders – Marc Byrd / Steve Hindalong
16. Draw Me Close – Kelly Carpenter
17. I Love You Lord – Laurie Klein
18. As The Deer – Martin Nystrom
19. Forever – Chris Tomlin
20. Better Is One Day – Matt Redman
21. Shine Jesus Shine – Graham Kendrick
22. Awesome God – Rich Mullins
23. You’re Worthy Of My Praise – David Ruis
24. Majesty – Jack W. Hayford
25. Change My Heart O God – Eddie Espinosa
Based in Portland, Oregon, CCLI provides the Church Copyright License to over 140,000 churches across North America and over 170,000 churches worldwide. For an annual license fee, churches receive permission to copy from more than 150,000 songs for congregational use, from the song catalogs of over 2,500 song owners and publishers. Copying activities permitted under the Church Copyright License include printing song lyrics in bulletins and songsheets, displaying song lyrics via computer projections and transparencies, and recording worship services.


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