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JUST IN: Cheers to All the Winners of the 61st Grammy Awards!


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.

Other nominees were:

Jekalyn Carr;
Songwriters: Allen Carr & Jekalyn Carr,

Koryn Hawthorne

Jonathan McReynolds Featuring DOE
Songwriters: Jonathan McReynolds & Will Reagan

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.

Other nominees were:

Cory Asbury
Songwriters:  Cory Asbury, Caleb Culver & Ran Jackson

Songwriters:  Ben Glover, Matt Hales, Stephen Blake Kanicka, Seth Mosley, Joel Smallbone, Luke Smallbone & Tedd Tjornhom

MercyMe Featuring John Reuben
Songwriters: David Garcia, Ben Glover, MercyMe, Solomon Olds & John Reuben

Tauren Wells
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.


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