Christian Music: Top Picks, Personal Faves of 2005
- Wendy Lee Nentwig SongTouch.com
- 2005 21 Dec
As the year draws to a close, how could we help but reflect on the year in music? As we reviewed the artists and albums that made up 2005, we also picked our favorites in a handful of categories.
It was tough narrowing down the choices so you'll also find several runners up. Do you agree? Disagree? Well, just remember: As a consumer, you can always have the final say!
Favorite Male Artist of 2005
Winner: Steven Curtis Chapman
Runners Up: Michael W. Smith, Jeremy Camp, Chris Tomlin
Favorite Female Artist of 2005
Winner: Bethany Dillon
Runners Up: Rebecca St. James, Joy Williams, Nichole Nordeman
Favorite Group of 2005
Runners Up: Relient K, Casting Crowns, MercyMe
Favorite New Artist
Winner: The Afters
Runners Up: Krystal Meyers, Day of Fire, Casting Pearls
Best Big Release
Winner: "Nothing Is Sound" by Switchfoot
Runners Up: "Wherever You Are" by Third Day, "MmHmm" by Relient K, "Redemption Songs" by Jars of Clay
Most Under-rated Artist
Winner: Sara Groves
Runners Up: Skillet, Todd Agnew, Derek Webb
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