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Grammy Nominees Announced!

The Grammy nominees for 2018 have been announced and in the gospel categories there are some well deserved nods to our favorites!

Category 36 – Best Gospel Performance/Song

(This award is given to the artist(s) and songwriter(s) (for new compositions) for the best traditional Christian, roots gospel or contemporary gospel single or track.)

Too Hard Not ToTina Campbell (Tina Campbell; Tina Campbell & Warryn Campbell, songwriters)

You Deserve It – JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise Featuring Bishop Cortez Vaughn (JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise Featuring Bishop Cortez Vaughn; David Bloom, JJ Hairston, Phontane Demond Reed & Cortez Vaughn, songwriters)

Better Days – Le’Andria (Le’Andria)

My Life  – The Walls Group  (The Walls Group; Warryn Campbell, Eric Dawkins, Damien Farmer, Damon Thomas, Ahjah Walls & Darrel Walls, songwriters)

Never Have To Be Alone – CeCe Winans (CeCe Winans; Dwan Hill & Alvin Love III, songwriters)


Category 38 – Best Gospel Album

(This award is given to the artist(s) and any producer(s) or engineer(s) responsible for at least 51% playing time of an album containing at least 51% playing time of newly recorded, vocal, traditional or contemporary/R&B gospel music recordings.)

Crossover: Live From Music City – Travis Greene

Bigger Than Me – Le’Andria

Close – Marvin Sapp

Sunday Song – Anita Wilson

Let Them Fall In Love – CeCe Winans

In other categories, some related favorites:

The Hidden Figures Soundtrack which features Kim Burrell on “I See Victory” is nominated for Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media. PJ Morton  is nominated in two categories, Best R&B Song  for “First Began” and Best R&B Album for Gumbo. For Best Traditional R&B Performance, Mali Music and The Baylor Project both received nominations.

Liz McComb Celebrate
VaShawn Mitchell Tak


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