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2017 Billboard Award Nominees Announced!


Billboard announced its nominees for the 2017 awards and the candidates in the gospel music categories are:

Top Gospel Artist:
Jekalyn Carr
Tamela Mann
Kirk Franklin
Travis Greene
Hezekiah Walker

Top Gospel Album:
Tamela Mann, One Way
Kirk Franklin, Losing My Religion
Travis Greene, The Hill
Tasha Cobbs, One Place: Live
Hezekiah Walker Better: Azusa – The Next Generation 2

Top Gospel Song:
Jekalyn Carr “You’re Bigger”
Tasha Cobbs Featuring Kierra Sheard “Put A Praise On It”
Kirk Franklin “Wanna Be Happy?”
Travis Greene “Made A Way”
Hezekiah Walker “Better”

Christian music nominees include:

Top Christian Artist:
Lauren Daigle
Hillsong Worship
Hillary Scott & the Family
Chris Tomlin

Top Christian Song:
Lauren Daigle, “Trust In You”
Hillary Scott & The Family, “Thy Will”
Skillet, “Feel Invincible”
Ryan Stevenson Featuring GabeReal, “Eye Of The Storm”
Zach Williams, “Chain Breaker”

The 2017 Billboard Awards will air May 21, at 8pm on ABC

Billboard Music Awards nominees are based on key fan interactions with music, including album and digital songs sales, streaming, radio airplay, touring and social engagement. These measurements are tracked year-round by Billboard and its data partners, including Nielsen Music and Next Big Sound. The awards are based on the reporting period of March 18, 2016 through March 16, 2017.


Anaysha Figueroa Coo
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