Archive for the ‘Grammy Awards’ Category

RCA Inspiration Racks Up 2 Grammy Awards

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

Kirkfranklin1RCA Inspiration did the happy dance when the envelopes were opened at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards on Monday, February 15th as they took home Grammy statues in two categories.  Kirk Franklin received his 10th Grammy for Best Gospel Performance/Song for his hit single “Wanna Be Happy?” and Israel Houghton was awarded his 6th Grammy in the category of Best Gospel Album for Covered: Alive In Asia.

“We are very proud of Kirk and Israel and their honors from The Recording Academy at this year’s GRAMMY® Awards,” said Geo Bivins, General Manager of RCA Inspiration. “We congratulate the innovating and inspiring work that they have done and continue to do.”

Kirk Franklin Wins Grammy, And Shares It!

Monday, February 15th, 2016

Kirk Franklin’s “Wanna Be Happy” was announced this evening as the Grammy winner in the category of Best Gospel Performance/Song(more…)

Gospel at the Grammys: Watch LIVE Today!

Monday, February 15th, 2016

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Make sure you tune in to the show before the show and watch Gospel at the Grammys! The legendary Fairfield Four & Tasha Cobbs will be performing live on the Premier Ceremony at 3pm EST at http://live.grammy.com/  (more…)

And the Grammy Goes To…

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

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Grammy night is Monday, February 15th.  Here’s your change to weigh in on your picks for 2016 (more…)

Motown Gospel Celebrates Grammy Nominations For Tasha Cobbs and Brian Courtney Wilson

Monday, December 7th, 2015

BCourtneyWilsonMotown Gospel celebrates Grammy nominations for Tasha Cobbs and Brian Courtney Wilson.

Tasha Cobbs took home a Grammy statue for her stirring performance of Break Every Chain from her debut project in 2014. One Place Live was released in August, and made its debut at #1 on the Billboard chart.  Cobbs took home a Dove Award as the 2015 Gospel Artist of the Year and is currently on tour with Kierra Sheard and William Murphy.

Brian Courtney Wilson delivered Worth Fighting For as his first project for the Motown Gospel label at the top of 2015, produced by Aaron Lindsey.  Worth Fighting For made its debut at the top of the radio charts and the album earned a Dove Award for Best Traditional Gospel Album. Tasha Cobbs One Place

“All of us at Motown Gospel feel blessed to work with Tasha Cobbs and Brian Courtney Wilson,” says Ken Pennell (President of Gospel Music, Capitol Christian Music Group), “Their talent and commitment inspire us. Congratulations Tasha and Brian!”

First Grammy Nomination for Anthony Brown & group therAPy

Monday, December 7th, 2015

AnthonyBrownTyscot Records recording artists Anthony Brown and group therAPy awoke to the news of their being nominated for the prestigious Grammy Award.  Worth, the radio single from their sophomore CD Everyday Jesus was nominated in the Best Gospel Performance/Song category.  The song is enjoying the ride atop the Gospel Radio charts as it sits at #1 for the 13th week. (more…)

2016 Grammy Nominees Announced

Monday, December 7th, 2015

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Congratulations to the 2016 Grammy nominees announced this morning. Nominees in the Gospel and Christian Categories are:

GOSPEL/CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN MUSIC

Gospel Performance/Song

“Worth [Live],” Anthony Brown and Group Therapy
“Wanna Be Happy?,” Kirk Franklin
“Intentional,” Travis Greene
“How Awesome Is Our God [Live],” Israel and Newbreed featuring Yolanda Adams; Neville Diedericks, Israel Houghton and Meleasa Houghton, songwriters
“Worth Fighting For [Live],” Brian Courtney Wilson; Aaron Lindsey and Brian Courtney Wilson, songwriters (more…)

A Grammy Win For Erica Campbell

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

This year’s Grammy Awards hold a special place in Erica Campbell’s heart.  Already a Grammy winner for her work with her sister Tina as Mary Mary, Erica was privileged to take home the coveted statue this year for her work on her first solo project Help.  Erica Grammy Win

“Thrilled! Overwhelmed! Honored! God is faithful and amazing,” said Campbell after her win. “I’m just going to keep on singing like I’ve been singing.” The reception for Help continues to expand as Campbell was awarded a Soul Train Music Award in addition to receiving a record 10 nominations for this year’s Stellar Awards

The Walls Group, Anita Wilson, Erica Campbell, Ricky Dillard Get Grammy Nominations

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

Nominations for the 57th Annual Grammy Awards were announced by the Recording Academy on December 5th in Los Angeles.

 

 

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The awards will be handed out on Sunday February 8th during a RickyPic_Press1_SideProfileAgainstWalllive broadcast at the Staples Center.  Erica Campbell and Smokie Norful received nominations in both the Best Gospel Performance and Best Gospel Album Categories, while Mali Music received nominations in the Gospel as well as Urban Contemporary categories.  A full list of nominees can be viewed here: Grammy Nominees