The Recording Academy publish nominees for the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards including Gospel and Contemporary Christian categories.
The GRAMMY Awards is one of the music industries most respected and varied award bodies. It is the only peer-selected music award that is voted on by members of The Recording Academy who represent all genres and creative disciplines, including recording artists, songwriters, producers, mixers, and engineers.
The 2017 GRAMMY Award nominees have been selected from nearly 22,000 submissions across 84 categories including Best Contemporary Christian Performance/Song and Best Gospel Album.
Check out the Gospel and Contemporary Christian nominees below and let us know in the comments section who you vote to win.
Best Gospel Performance/Song
It’s Alright, It’s OK – Shirley Caesar Featuring Anthony Hamilton; Stanley Brown & Courtney Rumble, songwriters
You’re Bigger [Live] – Jekalyn Carr; Allundria Carr, songwriter
Made A Way [Live] – Travis Greene; Travis Greene, songwriter
God Provides – Tamela Mann; Kirk Franklin, songwriter
Better – Hezekiah Walker; Jason Clayborn, Gabriel Hatcher & Hezekiah Walker, songwriters
Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song
Trust In You – Lauren Daigle; Lauren Daigle, Michael Farren & Paul Mabury, songwriters
Priceless – For King & Country; Benjamin Backus, Seth Mosley, Joel Smallbone, Luke Smallbone & Tedd Tjornhom, songwriters
King of the World – Natalie Grant; Natalie Grant, Becca Mizell & Samuel Mizell, songwriters
Thy Will – Hillary Scott & The Scott Family; Bernie Herms, Hillary Scott & Emily Weisband, songwriters
Chain Breaker – Zach Williams; Mia Fieldes, Jonathan Smith & Zach Williams, songwriters
Best Gospel Album
Listen – Tim Bowman Jr.
Fill This House – Shirley Caesar
A Worshipper’s Heart [Live] – Todd Dulaney
Losing My Religion – Kirk Franklin
Demonstrate [Live] – William Murphy
Best Contemporary Christian Music Album
Poets & Saints – All Sons & Daughters
American Prodigal – Crowder
Be One – Natalie Grant
Youth Revival [Live] – Hillsong Young & Free
Love Remains – Hillary Scott & The Scott Family
Best Roots Gospel Album
Better Together – Gaither Vocal Band
Nature’s Symphony In 432 – The Isaacs
Hymns – Joey+Rory
Hymns And Songs Of Inspiration – Gordon Mote
God Don’t Ever Change: The Songs Of Blind Willie Johnson – (Various Artists)
Over to you
We dare you to make some predictions! Who do you think will win each category? Tell us in the comments below.[spacer style=”1″]