Gospel music is the more modern religious music. clearly influenced by negro spirituals there are often songs sharing stories and prophecies from the bible. This music includes characteristics such as call and response, ad-libbing, a band including drums, guitar, bass guitar, piano etc. The songs may often speak about the relationships with God and my be forms of praise and worship.

In the 80 there where many influential performers.

Gospel music can be distinguished from negro spirituals because it incorporates the stylings of the blues and jazz genres. The lyrics are often testimonies, prophecies and conversations that writers have with God.

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