The Billboard Christian Songs chart was launched in 2003. From its early years until 2013, this chart used to rank songs based on airplay of Christian songs played on radio stations with a Christian contemporary music format. However, in 2013 the Christian Songs chart started to follow the same ranking procedure as the Billboard Hot 100. Since then the Christian Songs chart has based its ranking on a combination of factors: airplay of Christian tracks on all radio station formats and digital sales as well as streaming.
Most Christian adult contemporary music radio stations tend to play hits repeatedly. That’s why many of the Christian music singles have stayed at the top position of the Billboard Christian Songs chart for quite a long time. Some of these songs have even made a return to the top of the chart and enjoying a few more weeks there — a familiar scenario on the Billboard Christian Songs chart.
Here are the top Christian songs of the 2000’s decade: