What happens when Christian artists go mainstream?

Jeannie LawFeb 13, 2019 10:16 AM EST

Elvis Presley, Jennifer Hudson and Katy Perry are just a few examples of artists who started off singing in church and went on to have massive mainstream success.

While many secular singers release gospel albums at some point in their careers, we wanted to look at what has happened to four of today's well-known Christian artists after they crossed over into mainstream music. Did they flounder or did they maintain their popularity among their Christian fanbase as they gained a following with secular audiences?

Switchfoot

Grammy Award-winning rock band Switchfoot has managed to straddle the Christian/mainstream line since their mid-2000s hit songs "Meant to Live" and "Dare You to Move" hit the scene. 

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