The 2016 Billboard Music Awards finalists were announced live on Good Morning America and online Monday, April 11.
Motown Gospel recording artist, Brian Courtney Wilson, celebrates his first Billboard Music Award nomination in the Top Gospel Song category for the hit song,”Worth Fighting For,” the number 1 single off his current album Worth Fighting For.
Erica Campbell garners a Billboard Music Awards nomination in the category of Top Gospel Song, for her genre-bending hit song “I Luh God” (feat. Big Shizz), off of her chart-topping Gospel album Help 2.0.
Chris Tomlin was honored today with nominations in every Christian category for the 2016 Billboard Music Awards including Top Christian Artist, Top Christian Album for ADORE: Christmas Songs Of Worship and Top Christian Song for “Good Good Father.” The honors put Tomlin at ten total BBMA nominations with three previous wins.
The 2016 Billboard Music Awards will air Sunday, May 22 at 8 p.m. ET | 7 p.m. CT on ABC.
Here’s a look at the Gospel/Christian nominees for the 2016 Billboard Music Awards:
Top Christian Artist
Top Gospel Artist
Top Christian Album
Lauren Daigle “How Can It Be”
Hillsong UNITED “Empires”
Joey + Rory “Hymns That Are Important To Us
TobyMac “This Is Not A Test”
Chris Tomlin “Adore: Christmas Songs of Worship
Top Gospel Album
Anthony Brown & group therAPy “Everyday Jesus
Tasha Cobbs “One Place Live”
Kirk Franklin “Losing My Religion”
Jonathan McReynolds “Life Music: Stage Two”
Marvin Sapp “You Shall Live”
Top Christian Song
Hillsong UNITED “Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)”
Hillsong UNITED “Touch The Sky”
NEEDTOBREATHE ft. Gavin DeGraw “Brother”
Chris Tomlin “Good Good Father”
Top Gospel Album
Anthony Brown and group therAPy “Worth”
Erica Campbell ft. Big Shizz “I Luh God”
Kirk Franklin “Wanna Be Happy?”
Travis Greene “Intentional”
Brian Courtney Wilson “Worth Fighting For”