Sponsored by the Kirby Cultural Arts Complex – Fifty-four years ago, 30-ish year-old Frances Torain…
to the gospel winners at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards, announced last
evening (February 15, 2016) in Los Angeles.
Best Gospel Performance/Song
“Wanna Be Happy?” – Kirk Franklin
Written by Kirk Franklin
Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song
“Holy Spirit” – Francesca Battistelli
From the album, If We’re Honest (Deluxe Edition)
Best Gospel Album
Covered Alive in Asia [Live] – Israel & New Breed
Best Contemporary Christian Music Album
This is Not a Test – Tobymac
Best Roots Gospel Album
Still Rockin’ My Soul – The Fairfield Four
Libra Nicole Boyd, PhD is a musician, award-winning author, gospel music aficionado, and the founder and editor of Gospel Music Fever™. Her commitment to journalistic integrity includes bringing you reliable gospel music content that uplifts and advances the art form. Libra is presently working on several scholarly projects about gospel music in the media as well as gospel music in social movements.