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Capitol Christian Music Group earns 14 Nominations for 2021 Billboard Music Awards

BBMA finalists are determined based on key fan interactions with music.

Capitol Christian Music Group (CCMG) is celebrating 14 nominations for the 2021 Billboard Music Awards (BBMA), encompassing nods across all divisions of the company, including Capitol Christian Label Group, Motown Gospel, Publishing and Commercial Partnerships. BBMA finalists are determined based on key fan interactions with music, including album and digital song sales, streaming, radio airplay and social engagement, as tracked by Billboard, the go-to chart guide for music since 1940.

This year’s finalists are based on the chart period between March 21, 2020 and April 3, 2021. Hosted by Nick Jonas, the 2021 Billboard Music Awards will air live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, May 23 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on NBC.

“Congratulations to all our writers, artists, labels and partners on their nominations for the Billboard Music Awards,” says CCMG Co-President Hudson Plachy. “We are grateful to partner with these nominees and are thrilled to see them recognized.”

“We are very proud of the incredible roster of artists and writers we represent at Capitol CMG and excited to see them recognized for their efforts,” adds CCMG Co-President Brad O’Donnell. “We join with Billboard in celebrating each of them and their nominations.”

A full list of Capitol Christian Music Group’s BBMA finalists is below.

Top Gospel Artist
Kirk Franklin (Publishing)
Tasha Cobbs Leonard (Label Group & Publishing)

Top Christian Album
We The Kingdom, Holy Water (Label Group & Publishing)

Top Gospel Album
Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Royalty: Live at the Ryman (Label Group & Publishing)

Top Christian Song
Kari Jobe, Cody Carnes & Elevation Worship, “The Blessing (Live)” (Label Group & Publishing)
Tauren Wells feat. Jenn Johnson, “Famous For (I Believe)” (Publishing)

Top Gospel Song
Marvin Sapp, “Thank You For It All” (Publishing)
Tye Tribbett, “We Gon’ Be Alright” (Label Group)

 

Sarah Hearn
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Sarah Hearn is Editor-in-Chief of PositivelyGospel.com. Sarah founded the site to serve as a positive platform for gospel music news, to share all of the good things happening within the Gospel and Christian music industry. In 2017, the site was named one of the Top 50 Gospel and Christian Music websites. Sarah is widely known for her on-the-scene reporting which includes the GMA Dove Awards, the Stellar Awards, Grammys on the Hill, Gospel Music Heritage Month Celebration Concert, McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour, St. Jude Celebration of Hope, the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference and many more. For more than 5 years, Sarah served as the DC Gospel Music Examiner at Examiner.com  where the site garnered more than 150,000 readers in the US and around the world. Sarah was named one of the Top Ten Heroes in Gospel Music in the Washington, DC area in 2012 for her extensive coverage, support and commitment to artists within the D.C. metro region.  In 2016 she was named Person of the Month by IndiMogul Magazine. The site was recently named among Feedspot's Top Gospel and Christian Music Websites.  Sarah is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and the Gospel Music Association.

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