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Grammy Award nominations in Gospel and Christian categories revealed.

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The Recording Academy announced the Grammy Award nominations today, including in the Gospel, Christian and Roots category.

CeCe Winans received nominations in three categories: Best Gospel Performance/Song, Best Gospel Album, and Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song.  Dante Bowe has five nominations. He is nominated for Best Gospel Performance/Song for “Voice of God” as well as “joyful,” the lead single from his critically acclaimed album, circles. He 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.

Elevation Worship K-LOVE Award nomineesElevation Worship received three nominations, Tauren Wells received two, and Kirk Franklin and Jonathan McReynolds  and Mali Music each received one. Worship leader Kari Jobe received a GRAMMY® Award nomination for “Best Contemporary Christian Music Album” for her album, The Blessing (Live).

The Recording Academy will present the GRAMMY Awards on Mon, Jan. 31, 2022, on the CBS Television Network and stream live and on demand on Paramount+ from 8–11:30 p.m. ET / 5–8:30 p.m. PT. Prior to the telecast, the GRAMMY Awards Premiere Ceremony® will be held at the Microsoft Theater at 12:30 p.m. PT and will be streamed live on and the Recording Academy’s YouTube channel.

Here are the list of nominees in Gospel, Christian and Roots categories:

Best Gospel Performance/Song
Voice Of God: Dante Bowe Featuring Steffany Gretzinger & Chandler Moore; Dante Bowe, Tywan Mack, Jeff Schneeweis & Mitch Wong, songwriters
Joyful: Dante Bowe; Dante Bowe & Ben Schofield, songwriters
Help: Anthony Brown & Group Therapy; Anthony Brown & Darryl Woodson, songwriters
Never Lost: CeCe Winans
Wait On You: Elevation Worship & Maverick City Music; Dante Bowe, Chris Brown, Steven Furtick, Tiffany Hudson, Brandon Lake & Chandler Moore, songwriters

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song
We Win: Kirk Franklin & Lil Baby; Kirk Franklin, Dominique Jones, Cynthia Nunn & Justin Smith, songwriters
Hold Us Together (Hope Mix): H.E.R. & Tauren Wells; Josiah Bassey, Dernst Emile & H.E.R., songwriters
Man Of Your Word: Chandler Moore & KJ Scriven; Jonathan Jay, Nathan Jess & Chandler Moore, songwriters
Believe For It: CeCe Winans; Dwan Hill, Kyle Lee, CeCe Winans & Mitch Wong, songwriters
Jireh: Elevation Worship & Maverick City Music Featuring Chandler Moore & Naomi Raine; Chris Brown, Steven Furtick, Chandler Moore & Naomi Raine, songwriters

Best Gospel Album
Changing Your Story: Jekalyn Carr
Royalty: Live At The Ryman: Tasha Cobbs Leonard
Jubilee: Juneteenth Edition: Maverick City Music
Jonny X Mali: Live In LA”: Jonathan McReynolds & Mali Music
Believe For It: CeCe Winans

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album
No Stranger: Natalie Grant
Feels Like Home Vol. 2: Israel & New Breed
The Blessing (Live): Kari Jobe
Citizen Of Heaven (Live):Tauren Wells
Old Church Basement: Elevation Worship & Maverick City Music

Best Roots Gospel Album
Alone With My Faith: Harry Connick, Jr.
That’s Gospel, Brother: Gaither Vocal Band
Keeping On:Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
Songs For The Times: The Isaacs
My Savior: Carrie Underwood

Sarah Hearn
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Sarah Hearn is Editor-in-Chief of, founded in 2011. 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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