Scott, Caesar, Grant Lead Gospel/Christian GRAMMY Nominations

Scott, Caesar, Grant Lead Gospel/Christian GRAMMY Nominations December 6, 2016

Hillary Scott & The Scott Family, Shirley Caesar, and Natalie Grant lead the Grammy nominations for the Gospel/Contemporary Christian categories, scoring two nominations each for performance/song and album. Scott, a member of the country group Lady Antebellum, along with members of her family, released Love Remains last year, nominated for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album, which featured the single “Thy Will,” nominated for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song. Shirley Caesar’s Fill This House was nominated for Best Gospel Album and the single “It’s Alright, It’s OK” featuring Anthony Hamilton was nominated for Best Gospel Performance/Song. Natalie Grant’s song “King Of The World” also received a nomination for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song from her album, Be One, nominated for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album.

Hillary Scott and The Scott Family album Love Remains image courtesy of EMI Nashville/Capitol CMG
Hillary Scott and The Scott Family album Love Remains image courtesy of EMI Nashville/Capitol CMG

Other Grammy nominations for the Christian and Gospel category include Kirk Franklin, Crowder, the Gaither Vocal Band, Joey & Rory, The Isaacs, Tamela Mann, Hezekiah Walker, Natalie Grant, and Hillsong Young and Free. For the full list of nominations, click here.

The 59th Annual Grammys will air live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Feb. 12, at 8 p.m. ET., on CBS.

Best Gospel Performance/Song:
“It’s Alright, It’s Ok” — Shirley Caesar Featuring Anthony Hamilton
“You’re Bigger” [Live] — Jekalyn Carr
“Made A Way” [Live] — Travis Greene
“God Provides” — Tamela Mann
“Better” — Hezekiah Walker

 

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song
“Trust In You — Lauren Daigle
“Priceless” — For King & Country
“King Of The World” — Natalie Grant
“Thy Will” — Hillary Scott & The Scott Family
“Chain Breaker” — Zach Williams

 

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 Never Change: The Songs Of Blind Willie Johnson — (Various Artists)


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