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The 2017 Grammy nominations have been revealed. This year, gospel veterans and newcomers are receiving recognition for their efforts.

Icons Shirley Caesar and Kirk Franklin as well as newer artists Jekalyn Carr and Travis Greene are up for trophies.

About 13,000 Recording Academy members voted in the 84 Grammy categories from 22,000 submissions. Songs and albums released from Oct. 1, 2015 through Sept. 30 were eligible for nomination.

See the nominees below:


It’s Alright, It’s Ok

Shirley Caesar Featuring Anthony Hamilton; Stanley Brown & Courtney Rumble, songwriters

Track from: Fill This House

Label: Light Records/Entertainment One; Publisher(s): Stan Brown Music/Courtney Adrianna Rumble

You’re Bigger [Live]

Jekalyn Carr; Allundria Carr, songwriter

Track from: The Life Project [Live]

Label: LUNJEAL Music Group/Entertainment One; Publisher(s): ALJELUN Publishing

Made A Way [Live]

Travis Greene; Travis Greene, songwriter

Track from: The Hill [Live]

Label: RCA Inspiration; Publisher(s): Greenelight International

God Provides

Tamela Mann; Kirk Franklin, songwriter

Track from: One Way

Label: TillyMann Music; Publisher(s): Second Half Music Publishing


Hezekiah Walker; Jason Clayborn, Gabriel Hatcher & Hezekiah Walker, songwriters

Track from: Azusa: The Next Generation 2- Better

Label: Entertainment One/Azusa; Publisher(s): JayClay Publishing/Luv-Ki/Phat Chordz Productions




Tim Bowman Jr.

Label: Lifestyle Music Group/Motown Gospel

Fill This House

Shirley Caesar

Label: Light Records/Entertainment One

A Worshipper’s Heart [Live]

Todd Dulaney

Label: Entertainment One/Worship

Losing My Religion

Kirk Franklin

Label: Fo Yo Soul Recordings/RCA Records

Demonstrate [Live]

William Murphy

Label: RCA Inspiration

To see the full list of nominations, visit Grammys.com.

2017 Grammy Nominations: EEW Magazine Has Your Full List of Gospel Nominees was originally published on praisecleveland.com

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