What are your thoughts on miracles? There are those who believe that what we term a “miracle” is actually just an example of a natural phenomenon or a stroke of luck. However, there are also a great number of believers, and some even rely on it. The miracles that occur in our lives can take many forms.
These 21 best songs about miracles are sure to enlighten and inspire anyone who is either interested in or hoping for a miraculous event to occur in their life.
Table of Contents
- 21. Waiting On A Miracle — Stephanie Beatriz
- 20. When You Believe — Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston
- 19. The Miracle — Shawna Edwards
- 18. Miracles — Jefferson Starship
- 17. I Need a Miracle — Third Day
- 16. All I Need Is a Miracle — Mike + The Mechanics
- 15. Never Saw a Miracle — Peabo Bryson
- 14. No Small Miracle — Kenny Chesney
- 13. Miracle of Love — Annie Lennox, Dave Stewart, and Eurythmics
- 12. Some Kind of Miracle — Kelly Clarkson
- 11. Ordinary Miracle — Sarah McLachlan
- 10. It’s a Miracle — Culture Club
- 9. Miracle — Whitney Houston
- 8. Miracles — Colton Dixon
- 7. Miracle Of Love — Jamie Lawson
- 6. Miracle — CHVRCHES
- 5. It’s a Miracle — Barry Manilow
- 4. He Still Does (Miracles) — Hawk Nelson
- 3. Miracles — Jesus Culture and Worship Together
- 2. Miracles — Coldplay
- 1. I Saw God Today — George Strait
21. Waiting On A Miracle — Stephanie Beatriz
Since its release in 2021, the Disney animated film Encanto has received admiration from the audience for breaking stereotypes. One of the songs on the movie soundtrack that has a lasting impact on viewers is the ballad “Waiting on a Miracle.” Stephanie Beatriz is the stunning voice behind this track, which details Mirabel’s (the main character’s) yearning to be part of society. It has a beautiful melody and meaningful lyrics that will touch your heart.
20. When You Believe — Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston
Two powerhouse singers, Mariah Carey, and Whitney Houston, teamed up to create a song for the movie The Prince of Egypt. This 1998 R&B track titled “When You Believe” eventually got the Academy Award for Best Music (Original Song). These two female singers’ soulful and versatile voices will surely blow you away, not to mention the song’s profound lyrics.
19. The Miracle — Shawna Edwards
You will certainly get goosebumps from the gospel song “The Miracle” by Shawna Edwards. The lyrics consist of the miraculous deeds that Jesus Christ performed and how He is still saving people today. This song is absolutely delightful to listen to because of the purity and sincerity of the children’s voices, as well as the arrangement of the song itself.
18. Miracles — Jefferson Starship
Let us hear a classic song from Jefferson Starship’s album Red Octopus. This song is titled “Miracles” and was officially released in 1975. It features inspiring words that will help listeners stay hopeful and wait for their miracles, especially those who are in the midst of helplessness. In addition, musically, this song has the power to draw you in and leave you spellbound.
17. I Need a Miracle — Third Day
If you are in the moment of your life where you are struggling and feel like everything is caving in, the song “I Need A Miracle” can provide you with a sense of comfort and healing. It is a country track released by the rock band Third Day for their 2012 album titled Miracle. The lyrics of this piece center on being at your darkest, and the only hope you have is to pray to God and ask for miracles.
16. All I Need Is a Miracle — Mike + The Mechanics
In the 1980s, Mike + The Mechanics was a megahit as a supergroup. Their song “All I Need Is a Miracle” from their debut album is a huge hit. The vocal duo or group behind this pop-rock song was nominated for a Grammy for their efforts. It has a positive vibe, and the singer describes the person he needs as his “miracle” in the lyrics. If you’re looking for a good sing-along song, “All I Need Is a Miracle” is a good choice.
15. Never Saw a Miracle — Peabo Bryson
Your heart will melt as Peabo Bryson soulfully performs “Never Saw A Miracle” from the album Through the Fire. The velvety tune of this 1994 album will give you a sense of inner peace. In the song’s lyrics, Peabo tells his soul mate how much he means to him by singing, “The miracle is the love you give to me.” The song “Never Saw A Miracle” is perfect for a wedding or as a love song.
14. No Small Miracle — Kenny Chesney
We give you another relaxing tune you will surely love! It is the country song “No Small Miracle,” recorded for Kenny Chesney’s Me and You album. The gentleness of the melody, as well as Kenny’s voice, is sure to swoon you. “No Small Miracle” is a timeless song about how staying in love and committed to a relationship is a form of a great miracle.
13. Miracle of Love — Annie Lennox, Dave Stewart, and Eurythmics
Annie Lennox, Dave Stewart, and Eurythmics collaborated on the track “Miracle of Love”. It was recorded for the Revenge album in 1986. The more that you listen to this timeless song, the more its flavorful instrumentation and catchy lyrics will penetrate every cell in your body. Its lyrical subject is how love can turn the tide and brighten things.
12. Some Kind of Miracle — Kelly Clarkson
Kelly Clarkson will bring us back to the pop music of the early 2000s. She included a song called “Some Kind of Miracle” on her 2003 album Thankful. Kelly’s versatility as a singer will surely leave you astounded. This ballad has a touch of R&B and soul music. “Some Kind of Miracle” is a song you can dedicate to the love of your life.
11. Ordinary Miracle — Sarah McLachlan
If you were born between the 1970s and late 2000s, you might be familiar with the classic fable Charlotte’s Web. In 2006, a second Charlotte’s Web film came out. Among its soundtracks is “Ordinary Miracle” from Charlotte’s Web: Music From the Motion Picture. This ballad was performed by Sarah McLachlan and was chosen for the Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Song. As soon as you play this stunning piece, a wave of nostalgia will wash over you.
10. It’s a Miracle — Culture Club
Get up and show your dance moves as we put on the song “Culture Club.” Colour by Numbers recorded this classic dance tune in 1983. If you wish to escape this busy life and take some time to be carefree, this is the perfect song to listen to. The groovy instrumentals and the soulful voice of Boy George will leave you breathless. Aside from its musical quality, this piece also earned several nominations for its artistic music video.
9. Miracle — Whitney Houston
One of the greatest singers of all time, Whitney Houston, performed a song titled “Miracle” for her I’m Your Baby Tonight album. Her undeniable talent in singing is evident in how she perfectly transitions between using different vocal techniques and going from low notes to high notes in this soul-pop track. The meaningful lyrics to “Miracle” were written by John Reid and Kenny Edmonds.
8. Miracles — Colton Dixon
A fresh track is here to join our collection. Colton Dixon recorded it in 2020, and its title is “Miracles.” In the song’s lyrics, he expresses his belief in miracles as he sings, “You can say the stars align but I know that it’s more than timing.” This Christian track has a pop melody and an enticing backing track. “Miracles” speaks about how he was found by God just at the perfect time.
7. Miracle Of Love — Jamie Lawson
A singer-songwriter named Jamie Lawson released the song “Miracle of Love” for his album, Happy Accidents. No matter what you are going through, his emotive voice, the song’s words, and the musicality will make anyone teary-eyed. The lyrics carry heavy and powerful effects, and Jamie’s delivery makes this song deserving of awards and more recognition. “Miracle of Love” is a song you should never miss.
6. Miracle — CHVRCHES
Love Is Dead is an album by CHVRCHES released in 2018. An electronic pop song titled “Miracle” is one of the tracks it contains. This track by the pop band features a catchy melody, an engaging backing track, and Lauren Mayberry’s amazing vocals that will mesmerize anyone who listens to it. Lyrically, it has a repetitive chorus, making it a song that will stick in your head for a long time.
5. It’s a Miracle — Barry Manilow
Barry Manilow was only 31 years old when he released the song “It’s a Miracle” for his album named Barry Manilow II. Now 79, Barry Manilow continues to captivate his fans and the public with his musical talent through this soft rock song. You will miss the music of his era after listening to “It’s a Miracle,” which romantically centers on having someone as his own miracle.
4. He Still Does (Miracles) — Hawk Nelson
Isn’t it amazing how the Lord has done so many miracles for His people and still continues to do so? That is the subject of the song “He Still Does (Miracles)” by Hawk Nelson. This is a Christian song that can resonate with anyone and somehow bring hope to people. “He Still Does (Miracles)” from the album named Miracles has lyrics that focus on the greatness of God and His undying love for us.
3. Miracles — Jesus Culture and Worship Together
Jesus Culture and Worship Together, along with Chris Quilala, also created a song titled “Miracles”. This Christian song is aimed at lifting Jesus’ name and encouraging listeners who are at their lowest points to continue believing in Jesus, who is “the God of miracles,” as the song says. You can find this amazing track on the Cafe Sessions (Live) album.
2. Miracles — Coldplay
“I’d made it this far and refused to give up because all my life I had always finished the race.” This quotation from Louis Zamperini was featured by Coldplay in the opening of their song, “Miracles”. This is a powerful, comforting, and elevating piece that was taken from the movie Unbroken, another piece of art that will stay in one’s heart forever. “Miracles” is a song about not giving up and keeping your faith until the end of the race.
1. I Saw God Today — George Strait
The Country Music Association Award for Single of the Year went to our top pick, “I Saw God Today,” by George Strait. It is a country track from George’s Troubadour album. “I Saw God Today” is a song referring to the day he saw the greatest miracle of his life: the day his daughter was born. This breathtaking track also talks about how God and His creation are all around us.