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Nominees were announced Monday in the top categories for the 58th annual Grammy Awards. EEW Magazine has the full list of Gospel and Christian nominations.

Best Gospel Performance/Song

• Worth [Live]

Anthony Brown & Group Therapy

Anthony Brown & Group Therapy; Anthony Brown, songwriter

Track from: Everyday Jesus [Live]

[Tyscot Records; Publisher(s): Key Of A Music/Tyscot Music]

• Wanna Be Happy?

Kirk Franklin

Kirk Franklin; Kirk Franklin, songwriter

[RCA Records/Fo Yo Soul Recordings; Publisher(s): Aunt Gertrude Music Publishing admin. by Universal Music-Brentwood Benson Songs and Irving Music, Inc. admin. by Universal Music Publishing]

• Intentional

Travis Greene

Travis Greene; Travis Greene, songwriter

[RCA Inspiration; Publisher(s): Greenlight InternationalVNavidavi Music]

• How Awesome Is Our God [Live]

Israel & Newbreed Featuring Yolanda Adams

Israel & Newbreed Featuring Yolanda Adams; Neville Diedericks, Israel Houghton & Meleasa Houghton, songwriters

Track from: Covered: Alive In Asia [Live] (Deluxe)

[RGM Newbreed/RCA Inspiration; Publisher(s): Integrity’s Praise! Music, RGM-Newbreed Publishing, Sound Of The New Breed, Aaron Lindsey Publishing, CCMG Publishing, Neville D. Publishing]

• Worth Fighting For [Live]

Brian Courtney Wilson

Brian Courtney Wilson; Aaron Lindsey & Brian Courtney Wilson, songwriters

Track from: Worth Fighting For [Live]

[Motown Gospel; Publisher(s): ACER/Aaron Lindsey Music/Capitol Christian Music Publishing admin. by Capitol CMG]

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song

• Holy Spirit

Francesca Battistelli

Francesca Battistelli

Track from: If We’re Honest (Deluxe Edition)


• Lift Your Head Weary Sinner (Chains)


Crowder; Ed Cash, David Crowder & Seth Philpott, songwriters

Track from: Neon Steeple (Deluxe Edition)

[sixstepsrecords/Sparrow Records; Publisher(s): sixsteps Music/ Songs/sixsteps Songs/Worship Together Music admin. at Music]

• Because He Lives (Amen)

Matt Maher

Matt Maher

Track from: Saints And Sinners

[Essential Records/Provident Label Group]

• Soul On Fire

Third Day Featuring All Sons & Daughters

Third Day Featuring All Sons & Daughters; Tai Anderson, Brenton Brown, David Carr, Mark Lee, Matt Maher & Mac Powell, songwriters

Track from: Lead Us Back: Songs Of Worship (Deluxe)

[Essential Records/Provident Label Group; Publisher(s): DATAMAMA MUSIC, Thankyou Music, Sony/ATV Tree Publishing, I Am A Pilgrim Songs]

• Feel It

Tobymac Featuring Mr. Talkbox

Tobymac Featuring Mr. Talkbox; Cary Barlowe, David Arthur Garcia & Toby McKeehan, songwriters

[ForeFront Records; Publisher(s): Achtober Songs/Universal Music – Brentwood Benson Publishing/D Soul Music admin. by Bound Music, Inc./We Be Pawtying]

Best Gospel Album

• Destined To Win [Live]

Karen Clark Sheard

[Karew Records/Entertainment One]

• Living It

Dorinda Clark-Cole

[Entertainment One/Light Records]

• One Place Live

Tasha Cobbs

[Motown Gospel]

• Covered: Alive In Asia [Live] (Deluxe)

Israel & Newbreed

[RGM Newbreed/RCA Inspiration]

• Life Music: Stage Two

Jonathan McReynolds

[Entertainment One/Tehillah Music]

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album

• Whatever The Road

Jason Crabb

[Reunion Records/Provident Label Group]

• How Can It Be

Lauren Daigle

[Centricity Music]

• Saints And Sinners

Matt Maher

[Essential Records/Provident Label Group]

• This Is Not A Test


[ForeFront Records]

• Love Ran Red

Chris Tomlin

[sixstepsrecords/Sparrow Records]

Best Roots Gospel Album

• Still Rockin’ My Soul

The Fairfield Four

The Fairfield Four

[Fairfield Four Records]

• Pray Now

Karen Peck & New River

Karen Peck & New River

[Daywind Records]

• Directions Home (Songs We Love, Songs You Know)

Point Of Grace

Point Of Grace



Grammy Nominations 2016: Karen Clark-Sheard, Dorinda Clark-Cole, Tasha Cobbs, Kirk Franklin & More  was originally published on