RCA Inspiration celebrated multiple wins at the 2023 GRAMMY® Awards, as the acclaimed album release Kingdom Book One Deluxe (Tribl Records/Fo Yo Soul/RCA Inspiration) swept its 3 nominated categories, winning Best Gospel Album, Best Gospel Performance/Song, and Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song during the GRAMMYs
This year's GRAMMYs on the Hill Awards, to be held on April 9, will honor Yolanda Adams for her advocacy and Kristin Chenoweth for her philanthropy, as well as Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.) for their decisive roles in last year's
Provident/Sony celebrates a GRAMMY nomination for Tauren Wells, whose chart-topping Billboard single, “Known,” was nominated for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song. The 61st Annual GRAMMY® Awards will air live on the CBS on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019.
Tauren Wells’ current single, “Known,” finishes 2018 at #1
Entertainment One Nashville celebrates GRAMMY® Award nominations for Jonathan McReynolds, whose Billboard #1 album “Make Room” received two nominations for Best Gospel Album and Best Gospel Song/Performance. The 2018 GRAMMY ® Award nominations were announced today. The 61st Annual GRAMMY ® Awards will air live on the CBS on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019.
Nominations for the 61st Annual Grammy Awards were announced with the following artists receiving nominations in the Gospel and Contemporary Christian Music categories:
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
Clarence Fountain, one of the original members of the iconic 5 time Grammy winning Gospel group the Five Blind Boys Of Alabama made his transition on Sunday, June 3. Fountain was 88.
The Blind Boys were permanent fixtures on stages and in concert halls across the country during the Golden age of Gospel music when quartets such as the Swan Silvertones, Dixie Hummingbirds and others dominated the genre.
The group experienced a resurgence in the 80s when they joined the touring company of the Gospel at Colonus. The group was nominated for 10 Grammy Awards, winning their first in 2001 for the album Spirit of the Century. Fred Hammond featured Fountain on his 1991 solo album debut I Am Persuaded singing I Came to Jesus (as I was).
News of Fountain’s passing was posted via a statement on the Blindboys.com website:
Clarence Fountain, founding member and longtime leader of the iconic gospel group Blind Boys of Alabama died this morning in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He was 88.
With Fountain at the helm, the Blind Boys rose from humble beginnings to the pinnacles of musical achievement – winning multiple Grammy Awards, a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and an NEA National Heritage Fellowship, as well as being inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame and performing at the White House.
Gospel power couple David and Tamela Mann share the secrets to longevity in love and marriage in their new book, Us Against the World: Our Secrets to Love, Marriage, and Family (W Publishing), available November 13th.
With a love story spanning more than 30 years and celebrity
Tina Campbell celebrates her first solo Grammy nomination for Too Hard Not To, the lead single from her latest album, Its Still Personal. Campbell is the winner of four Grammy Awards as one half of the sister duo Mary Mary.
“This song is God breathed,” Tina
Multiple Grammy Award Winner Pastor Shirley Caesar will be honored as the Recording Academy pays homage to its 2017 Special Merit Award Recipients . The 2 hour salute will also pay tribute to Lifetime Achievement recipients Ahmad Jamal, Charley Pride, Jimmie Rodgers, Nina Simone, Sly
Fresh from her first Grammy win and performance with Chase the rapper and Kirk Franklin at the 59th Grammy Awards, word comes that Tamela Mann will join husband David Mann and their children as The Manns head over to TV One for a new one