Nominations Across 2 Gospel Categories for Erica Campbell, Karen Clark Sheard, Ricky Dillard, Donald Lawrence, and William McDowell
Nashville, TN – Entertainment One Music (eOne Music), celebrates 5 nominations at the upcoming 2015 Grammy AwardsÒ, with award-winning artists Erica Campbell, Karen Clark Sheard, Ricky Dillard, Donald Lawrence, and William McDowell garnering nominations for their solo work. eOne Music’s releases dominate the Best Gospel Album category with 3 nominations, with Erica Campbell nominated for her chart-topping solo album Help, Ricky Dillard nominated for his live recorded chart-topper with New G titled Amazing, and first-time nominee William McDowell, nominated for his live chart-topping worship album Withholding Nothing. Receiving 2 nominations in the category of Best Gospel Performance/Song, Erica Campbell garners a second nomination for her album’s title track “Help” (feat. Lecrae), and Karen Clark Sheard garners a nomination for her live song “Sunday A.M.,” with Donald Lawrence also garnering a nomination as co-writer of the song with Rudy Currence.
Phil Thornton, Vice President and General Manager of Urban Inspirational at eOne Music, says of the nominations, “eOne is thrilled with the nominations recognizing the work of a range of our artists this year. From solo songs to the sounds of live choir and worship, we’re proud to support our artists who are a continued source of inspiration and leading force in gospel, creating powerful songs impacting countless listeners around the world.”
A previous 4-time Grammy AwardÒ winner as part of the duo Mary Mary, Erica Campbell’s #1 Gospel debut solo album Help, continues to garner accolades, with hit singles that include “A Little More Jesus,” “Help” (feat. Lecrae), and the latest single “You Are.”
Nominated for his #1 Gospel album Amazing, Ricky Dillard & New G’s title track “Amazing,” has also been an unstoppable force, with the song remaining #1 atop the Gospel radio chart for 25 weeks thus far. The incomparable, award-winning choir master has taken his beloved choir sound to new heights, reuniting with New G to create a vigorous 25th anniversary live album, garnering widespread acclaim among fans and peers worldwide.
Award-winning worship leader William McDowell has captured his first Grammy AwardÒ nomination with his #1 Gospel album Withholding Nothing. Released as a combined album/DVD concert film, the stirring live praise and worship experience includes the hit singles “Withholding Nothing,” “My Heart Sings,” and more.
The 57th Annual Grammy AwardsÒ will take place on Sunday, February 8, 2015.