Home Featured Content 55th Annual Grammy Nominees Announced

Jay-Z, Kanye West, Frank Ocean, Fun…Lead the GRAMMY Pack! 

December 6, 2012

By Hasan James

The nominees for the 55th Annual Grammy Awards were announced last night in Music City- Nashville, TN. This is the first time that the nominees were announced in Nashville and has been speculated that the Grammys may move the show from Los Angeles to Nashville in the years to come. After all, it is music city, right?

Leading the pack with six nominations is Jay-Z and Kanye West for the epic, Watch The Throne collaboration, new comer, Frank Ocean for his Channel Orange debut, Mumford & Sons for Babel and Fun. for the album, Some Nights. 

The Grammy Awards will appear LIVE on Sunday, February 10, 2013 on CBS

Below is a list of nominees in the Gospel and Christian categories:

36. Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance

 Jesus, Friend Of Sinners
Casting Crowns
Track from: Come To The Well
[Beach Street/Reunion Records]

Take Me To The King

Tamela Mann
[Tillymann Music Group]

Go Get It

Mary Mary
[Columbia Records]

10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord)

Matt Redman
Track from: 10,000 Reasons
[sixstepsrecords/Sparrow Records]

My Testimony

Marvin Sapp
Track from: I Win
[Verity Gospel Music Group]

37. Best Gospel Song

Go Get It
Erica Campbell, Tina Campbell & Warryn Campbell, songwriters (Mary Mary)
[Columbia; Publishers: EMI April Music, It’s Tea Tyme, That’s Plum Song, Wet Ink Red Music]

Hold On

Cheryl Fortune, James Fortune & Terence Vaughn, songwriters (James Fortune &
FIYA, Monica & Fred Hammond)
Track from: Identity
[Light Records/eOne Music]

I Feel Good

Phillip Feaster, Fred Hammond, Jonathan Miller & Calvin Rodgers, songwriters
(Fred Hammond)
Track from: God, Love & Romance
[Verity Gospel Music Group; Publishers: fHammond Music/Bridge Bldg Music/CJMS Music/Music Feast Productions/Jonathan Miller Publishing]

My Testimony

Aaron Lindsey & Marvin Sapp, songwriters (Marvin Sapp)
Track from: I Win
[Verity Gospel Music Group; Publishers: Universal Music-Brentwood Benson Songs/Marvin L. Sapp Music/Ardent Media]


Donald Lawrence, songwriter (Bill Winston & Living Word Featuring Donald
[Source Media; Publisher: Quiet Water Ent.]

38. Best Contemporary Christian Music Song

Jesus, Friend Of Sinners
Mark Hall & Matthew West, songwriters (Casting Crowns)
Track from: Come To The Well
[Beach Street/Reunion Records]

10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord)

Jonas Myrin & Matt Redman, songwriters (Matt Redman)
Track from: 10,000 Reasons
[sixstepsrecords/Sparrow Records; Publishers: Thankyou Music/sixsteps Music/worshiptogether.com Songs/Said And Done Music/Shout! Publishing]

When Mercy Found Me

Jeff Pardo & Rhett Walker, songwriters (Rhett Walker Band)
Track from: Come To The River
[Essential Records; Publishers: Sony ATV Music, Ships In A Bottle/Simple Tense Songs]

White Flag

Jason Ingram, Matt Maher, Matt Redman & Chris Tomlin, songwriters (Passion &
Chris Tomlin)
Track from: White Flag
[sixstepsrecords/Sparrow Records; Publishers: sixsteps Music/worshiptogether.com Songs/Vamos Publishing/Said And Done Music/Valley of the Songs Music/Sony ATV Timber Publishing/West Main Music/Windsor Hill Music/Thankyou Music]

Your Presence Is Heaven

Israel Houghton & Micah Massey, songwriters (Israel & New Breed)
Track from: Jesus At The Center Live
[Integrity Music; Publishers: Integrity’s Praise! Music/Sound of the New Breed, Regenerate Music]

39. Best Gospel Album

James Fortune & FIYA
[Light Records/eOne Music]

Jesus At The Center Live

Israel & New Breed
[Integrity Music]


[Reach Records]

I Win

Marvin Sapp
[Verity Gospel Music Group]

Worship Soul

Anita Wilson
[EMI Gospel]

40. Best Contemporary Christian Music Album

Come To The Well
Casting Crowns
[Beach Street/Reunion Records]

Where I Find You

Kari Jobe
[Sparrow Records]


Britt Nicole
[Sparrow Records]

Eye On It

[ForeFront Records]

Into The Light

Matthew West
[Sparrow Records]
Click HERE for the FULL LIST of Nominees: http://www.grammy.com/nominees

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