Nominees for the 2017 Billboard Music Awards announced

Nominees for the 2017 Billboard Music Awards were announced today.  Travis Greene, Kirk Franklin, and Hezekiah Walker earned three nominations each.  Other nominees in the gospel and Christian categories are:

Top Gospel Artist
Jekalyn Carr
Kirk Franklin
Travis Greene
Tamela Mann
Hezekiah Walker

Top Gospel Album
Tamela Mann, One Way
Kirk Franklin, Losing My Religion
Travis Greene, The Hill
Tasha Cobbs, One Place: Live
Hezekiah Walker, Better: Azusa – The Next Generation 2

Top Gospel Song
Jekalyn Carr, “You’re Bigger”
Tasha Cobbs ft. Kierra Sheard, “Put A Praise On It”
Kirk Franklin, “Wanna Be Happy??”
Travis Greene, “Made A Way”
Hezekiah Walker, “Better”

Top Christian Artist
Lauren Daigle
Hillsong Worship
Hillary Scott & the Family
Chris Tomlin

Top Christian Album
Casting Crowns, The Very Next Thing
Lauren Daigle, How Can It Be
Joey + Rory, Hymns
Hillary Scott & The Family, Love Remains
Skillet, Unleashed

Top Christian Song
Lauren Daigle, “Trust In You”
Hillary Scott & The Family, “Thy Will”
Skillet, “Feel Invincible”
Ryan Stevenson ft. GabeReal, “Eye Of The Storm”
Zach Williams, “Chain Breaker”

The Billboard Music Awards will air May 21, 2017, at 8 PM on ABC.  Congrats to this year’s nominees.  The complete list of nominees is available here.