County Gospel would like to congratulate the following nominees and winners under Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music category for the 61st Grammy Awards of 2019.
First up is the winner for the Best Gospel Song, Tori Kelly feat. Kirk Franklin for the single, "Never Alone." Check out the song to discover why it’s a Grammy-winning piece.
YOU WILL WIN
Songwriters: Allen Carr & Jekalyn Carr,
WON'T HE DO IT
Jonathan McReynolds Featuring DOE
Songwriters: Jonathan McReynolds & Will Reagan
A GREAT WORK
Brian Courtney Wilson
Songwriters: Aaron W. Lindsey, Alvin Richardson & Brian Courtney Wilson
Next is Lauren Daigle with songwriters, Jason Ingram & Paul Mabury for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance with “YOU SAY,” a hot track on stream sites.
Songwriters: Cory Asbury, Caleb Culver & Ran Jackson
for KING & COUNTRY
Songwriters: Ben Glover, Matt Hales, Stephen Blake Kanicka, Seth Mosley, Joel Smallbone, Luke Smallbone & Tedd Tjornhom
GRACE GOT YOU
MercyMe Featuring John Reuben
Songwriters: David Garcia, Ben Glover, MercyMe, Solomon Olds & John Reuben
Songwriters: Ethan Hulse, Jordan Sapp & Tauren Wells
Now for albums that were more than inspirational in content, we have the following:
Best Gospel Album went to the "Hiding Place" for Tori Kelly.
Other nominees were: ONE NATION UNDER GOD by Jekalyn Carr, MAKE ROOM by Jonathan McReynolds, THE OTHER SIDE by The Walls Group, and A GREAT WORK by Brian Courtney Wilson.
Lauren Daigle got the Best Contemporary Christian Music Album for "Look Up Child."
Other nominees were: HALLELUJAH HERE BELOW by Elevation Worship, LIVING WITH A FIRE by Jesus Culture, SURROUNDED by Michael W. Smith, and SURVIVOR: LIVE FROM HARDING PRISON by Zach Williams
Finally, we have our Best Roots Gospel Album bagged by none other than the renowned Southern gospel singer, Jason Crabb for "Unexpected."
Other Nominees were: CLEAR SKIES by Ernie Haase & Signature Sound, FAVORITES: REVISITED BY REQUEST by The Isaacs, STILL STANDING by The Martins and LOVE LOVE LOVE by Gordon Mote.
That's all for the wrap folks! Whether we agree or not on the chosen winners, let's still rejoice in their victories as fellow believers in Christ. But to us, everyone is a winner in his or her own way.