Zachary Stephen Williams, widely known as Zach Williams is an Arkansas-based Christian rock artist with lots of talent. From 2007 through 2012, the talented Zach Williams was the lead singer of Zach & The Reformation. His music has been described as “spiritual and timeless,” with a mix of pop sounds that makes anyone dance or sing along. Zach started singing in church when he was eight years old after being inspired by Paul Cocker’s version of “How Great Thou Art.” This experience led him down a path where he praises God every day and writes songs about it. At only 14-years old, he won first place singing contests for youth camps across the country. The wins gave him enough motivation not just to live but also to create art outside what was expected by others around them (perhaps even himself). And now we’re all witnesses: this sweet kid turned into one powerful singer known throughout every corner of the earth. Below are the ten best Zach Williams songs of all time;
10. The Call of Christmas
“The Call of Christmas” is about the call that Jesus placed to us when he came into this world. The song was released on November 17, 2017, and streamed over 30 million times in under a year. The single is from the WOW Christmas album and has held high spots on various charts in the United States like in the US Christ Digital where it peaked at #6. Music critics registered mixed reactions to the song, but everyone loved the lyrics, and the message passed through this song.
9. Walk With You
The song “Walk With You” is a tribute to Zach Williams’ late father, who he lost when he was only four years old. It’s a beautiful story of how Zach Williams’ dad would walk with him every day. He would tell him everything would be alright, even if they had little food or money. This affected Zach and many others who have listened to the song because it reminds them that someone is always there for them no matter what life throws their way. The single was released in 2019 and peaked at position three in the US Christ charts.
8. No Longer Slaves
A song can rarely hold listeners’ attention, but “No longer Slaves” by Zach Williams has done just that. Many people have listened to it repeatedly, with each lyric getting better and better towards the end of the track. It was released in 2018 but got little attention from mainstream media until earlier this year when it blew up on Spotify with millions of streams per day.
7. Less Like Me
The song by Zach Williams has been on the top of Christian charts for the better part of 2021. The song’s lyrics are about how people need to stop living in fear and do what they believe is right. You can hear the gospel message loud and clear through this song, making it an instant favorite among many Christians today. The single from Rescue Story peaked at #1 in US Christ AC and US Christ Airplay.
6. Fear Is a Liar
On January 19, 2018, “Fear Is a Liar” was released as the third single from “Chain Breaker.” The song’s message is about growing in God’s love and realizing that there is nothing to fear. Williams co-wrote the song with Jason Ingram, Jonathan Lindley Smith, and Eric Pollock. “Fear Is a Liar,” Zach Williams’ third song, is the third single off his debut studio album Chain Breaker. On the Hot Christian Songs list, the song reached No. 3. it held on for 31 weeks on the charts. Zach released the official music video for his single on January 19, 2018, Vevo channel. While Zach Williams sings in the backdrop, the music video illustrates several circumstances in which a person is doubtful and afraid.
5. Heaven Help Me
The song is a country-rock anthem that will make you think about the goodness of God. It’s an encouraging song for believers and nonbelievers alike. It has catchy and inspiring lyrics like “We’re not too far away from heaven helping me.” This music video was recorded in the beautiful mountains of East Tennessee on some of the most scenic landscapes. The song is from the Rescue Album. It peaked on various United States Gospel charts like US Christ AC, US Christ Airplay, and the US Christ at 23, 22 and 38 respectively.
4. Chain Breaker
Zach Williams’ “Chain Breaker” is the first single from his debut album Chain Breaker. The song has been used by several artists such as Southern Gospel groups and Gaither Vocal Band for their albums. Williams, Jonathan Smith, and Mia Fieldes collaborated while writing the song “Chain Breaker.”. It was one of the first songs they wrote together, which led to them being signed by Provident immediately upon playing it for the staff members. The Chain-Breaker music video was released on October 24, 2016. This was the first single off of his new album, Stories Untold. The official music video for Zach Williams’ newest track-and only premiered at the country Rivera Music Festival in 2017.
3. Old Church Choir
With a powerful message to not be afraid, “Old Church Choir” is the second single from Christian rock artist Zach Williams. The single topped at #1 on the Billboard’s Hot Christian Songs chart for one week and his second Airplay No 1.The video for “Old Church Choir” was filmed just outside of Nashville and featured extras from all across the country to be part of it. The song is an homage to gospel music, making sense since Zach Williams hails from Tennessee.
2. There Was Jesus
His latest project features an unlikely pair: Dolly Parton and Zach Williams. “There Was Jesus” was nominated for two awards, including the GMA Dove Awards ceremony – Song of the Year and Pop/Contemporary Recorded Track Of The Year. On November 13, 2019, Williams and Parton played the song live for the first time at the 53rd Annual CMA Awards.
1. Empty Grave
The song “Empty Grave” by Zach Williams is a country, rock, and folk hybrid that will appeal to anyone who enjoys those genres. This song has such an emotional resonance with anyone who listens to it they can’t help but love it. The lyrics are so sad and hauntingly beautiful at the same time. It’s hard for anyone to listen without getting goosebumps. The chorus is catchy too. It is a well-done track that deserves some recognition if you’re into these types of songs. The song ranked on the US Christ at #41 and #19 on the US Christ Digital charts.
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