2021 GRAMMY Awards: CCM & Gospel Nominees (Full List)

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The 2021 GRAMMY Awards are right around the corner, but the nominations are here now!

Yesterday, the Recording Academy announced the nominees in 83 categories for the 63rd GRAMMY Awards during an hour-long Livestream on GRAMMY.com for the first time ever.

Christian Pop-rock artist, Tauren Wells, and multigenerational family band, We the Kingdom scored big honors in the CCM & Gospel Music Category with two nominations each.

BET “Sunday Best” winner (Season 9), Melvin Crispell, III bags his first-ever GRAMMY nomination with his single, “Wonderful is Your Name,” a classic hit originally written by his late father, Melvin Crispell, Jr.

See the full list of nominees in the Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Categories Below;

GRAMMY AWARDS 2021
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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.

WONDERFUL IS YOUR NAME
Melvin Crispell III

RELEASE (LIVE)
Ricky Dillard Featuring Tiff Joy; David Frazier, songwriter

COME TOGETHER
Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins Presents: The Good News; Lashawn Daniels, Rodney Jerkins, Lecrae Moore & Jazz Nixon, songwriters

WON’T LET GO
Travis Greene; Travis Greene, songwriter

MOVIN’ ON
Jonathan McReynolds & Mali Music; Darryl L. Howell, Jonathan Caleb McReynolds, Kortney Jamaal Pollard & Terrell Demetrius Wilson, songwriters

See Also :  The Best Gospel & Christian Albums of 2020

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song

This award is given to the artist(s) and songwriter(s) (for new compositions) for the best contemporary Christian music single or track, (including pop, rap/hip-hop, Latin, or rock.

THE BLESSING (LIVE)
Kari Jobe, Cody Carnes & Elevation Worship; Chris Brown, Cody Carnes, Kari Jobe Carnes & Steven Furtick, songwriters

SUNDAY MORNING
Lecrae Featuring Kirk Franklin; Denisia Andrews, Jones Terrence Antonio, Saint Bodhi, Brittany Coney, Kirk Franklin, Lasanna Harris, Shama Joseph, Stuart Lowery, Lecrae Moore & Nathanael Saint-Fleur, songwriters

HOLY WATER
We The Kingdom; Andrew Bergthold, Ed Cash, Franni Cash, Martin Cash & Scott Cash, songwriters

FAMOUS FOR (I BELIEVE)
Tauren Wells Featuring Jenn Johnson; Chuck Butler, Krissy Nordhoff, Jordan Sapp, Alexis Slifer & Tauren Wells, songwriters

THERE WAS JESUS
Zach Williams & Dolly Parton; Casey Beathard, Jonathan Smith & Zach Williams, songwriters

Best Gospel Album

For albums containing at least 51% playing time of newly recorded, vocal, traditional, or contemporary/R&B gospel music recordings.

SECOND WIND: READY
Anthony Brown & group therAPy

MY TRIBUTE
Myron Butler

See Also :  Jonathan McReynolds & Mali Music – Enough (Live)

CHOIRMASTER
Ricky Dillard

GOSPEL ACCORDING TO PJ
PJ Morton

KIERRA
Kierra Sheard

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album

For albums containing at least 51% playing time of newly recorded, vocal, contemporary Christian music, including pop, rap/hip hop, Latin, or rock recordings.

RUN TO THE FATHER
Cody Carnes

ALL OF MY BEST FRIENDS
Hillsong Young & Free

HOLY WATER
We The Kingdom

CITIZEN OF HEAVEN
Tauren Wells

JESUS IS KING
Kanye West

Best Roots Gospel Album

For albums containing at least 51% playing time of newly recorded, vocal, traditional/roots gospel music, including country, Southern gospel, bluegrass, and Americana recordings.

BEAUTIFUL DAY
Mark Bishop

20/20
The Crabb Family

WHAT CHRISTMAS REALLY MEANS
The Erwins

CELEBRATING FISK! (THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY ALBUM)
Fisk Jubilee Singers

SOMETHING BEAUTIFUL
Ernie Haase & Signature Sound

The 63rd GRAMMY Awards will be broadcast in HDTV and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network, Sunday, Jan. 31, at 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT.


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