Franklin, Scott Among Winners at 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards

Here’s the rundown on Gospel Music / Christian Contemporary Music winners this weekend at the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards:

Best Gospel Performance/Song:
“God Provides” – Tamela Mann (Kirk Franklin, songwriter)

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song:
“Thy Will” – Hilary Scott & the Scott Family (Bernie Herms, Hillary Scott, and Emily Weisband, songwriters)

Best Gospel Album:
Losing My Religion – Kirk Franklin

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album:
Love Remains – Hilary Scott & the Scott Family

Best Roots Gospel Album:
Hymns – Joey + Rory

Additionally, Pastor Shirley Caesar was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award, and Tamela Mann and Kirk Franklin provided vocal support to Chance the Rapper during his performance on the main show Sunday evening.

Congratulations to all the GRAMMY recipients and nominees!

For more information, visit www.grammy.com

About Bob Marovich

Bob Marovich is a gospel music historian, author, and radio host. Founder of Journal of Gospel Music blog (formally The Black Gospel Blog) and producer of the Gospel Memories Radio Show.

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