“Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing” was one of the very first songs uploaded to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir’s YouTube channel when the channel was launched in 2012, and now it has officially surpassed 5 million views.
The popularity of the hymn has grown in recent years for several reasons. One reason is that it’s not in the current LDS Church hymnbook, which makes it a bit mysterious, and therefore it seems a bit more obscure. Another reason is the amount of cover versions that are popping up on YouTube. Some of the more popular versions are from artists such as Chris Tomlin, Hillary Scott and the Scott Family, Chris Rice, David Crowder Band, Mumford and Sons, and many more.View Full Story