Multi-platinum-selling performer and award-winning songwriter Dante Bowe is closing out a record year with two GRAMMY Award Nominations. He is up for Best Gospel Performance/Song for “Voice of God” as well as “joyful,” the lead single from his critically acclaimed album, circles.
Dante is also nominated for Best Gospel Performance/Song with Elevation Worship & Maverick City Music for “Wait On You”, Best Gospel Album with Maverick City Music for Jubilee: Juneteenth Edition, and Best Contemporary Christian Music Album with Elevation Worship & Maverick City Music for Old Church Basement. The 64th GRAMMY Awards will air live from the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on January 31, 2022 at 8 pm EST/5 pm PST on CBS and Paramount+.
“Honestly I just credit God and the support of my friends and family for the music and the quality of the music I’m able to make,” shares Dante. “They’re the motivation and, mostly, it’s their stories and my stories combined that I’m singing about. I’m just grateful.”
Earlier this year, Dante released his sophomore album and Bethel Music label debut, circles. The incredibly personal album quickly shot to the top of the charts, debuting at No. 7 on the Billboard Top Gospel Albums chart. The lead single, ‘joyful,’ reached No. 2 on Billboard’s Gospel Digital Song Sales and No. 3 on Hot Gospel Songs, making it the highest solo charting position of his career. The follow up single, ‘family tree,’ premiered on BET marking his first televised debut. Next spring, Dante will join four-time GRAMMY Award winning duo for KING & COUNTRY on the road for the ‘What Are We Waiting For? – The Tour.” The 33-date trek will make stops in arenas throughout the United States beginning on March 31st in Southaven, MS before traveling through Chicago, Phoenix, Las Vegas, and more then wrapping in Franklin, TN on March 22nd. More information about the dates and tickets can be found HERE.
Dante Bowe is a platinum-selling songwriter and recording artist from Atlanta, GA. His independent debut Son of a Father (2017), rose to No. 21 on the Billboard Charts establishing a sound that was uniquely Dante – an infectious mix of soul, gospel, and R&B. In 2018, after spending time on the road as a backing vocalist, Dante left the security of steady employment to take center stage. His star was on the rise. He was a co-writer on the platinum-selling track “In Spite of Me [feat. Ciara]” for Tasha Cobbs Leonard, and Maverick City Music’s biggest hit to date, “Promises”. With his familial roots in his heart, and an optimistic future in his sights, Dante released his sophomore album and Bethel Music label debut circles earlier this year. The album debuted at No. 7 on the Top Gospel Albums chart and produced the chart toping single, ‘joyful.’ Most recently he can be heard leading three songs on Bethel Music’s 12th live compilation album, Homecoming (Live).