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:
BEST GOSPEL PERFORMANCE/SONG
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
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
BEST CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN MUSIC ALBUM
Tim Bowman Jr.
Label: Lifestyle Music Group/Motown Gospel
Fill This House
Label: Light Records/Entertainment One
A Worshipper’s Heart [Live]
Label: Entertainment One/Worship
Losing My Religion
Label: Fo Yo Soul Recordings/RCA Records
Label: RCA Inspiration
To see the full list of nominations, visit Grammys.com.