Gospel Nominees for 55th Grammy Awards

Mary Mary, Tamela Mann, James Fortune, Israel Houghton, Fred Hammond, Marvin Sapp, and Lecrae are among those who got nods for the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards.  The show airs February 10, 2013, on CBS.  The gospel categories are below.  See www.grammy.com for the complete list of nominees.
Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance

“Jesus, Friend Of Sinners”

Casting Crowns
Track from: Come To The Well
[Beach Street/Reunion Records]

“Take Me To The King”

Tamela Mann
[Tillymann Music Group]

“Go Get It”

Mary Mary
[Columbia Records]

“10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord)”

Matt Redman
Track from: 10,000 Reasons
[sixstepsrecords/Sparrow Records]

“My Testimony”

Marvin Sapp
Track from: I Win
[Verity Gospel Music Group]
Best Gospel Song

“Go Get It”

Erica Campbell, Tina Campbell & Warryn Campbell, songwriters (Mary Mary)
[Columbia; Publishers: EMI April Music, It’s Tea Tyme, That’s Plum Song, Wet Ink Red Music]

“Hold On”

Cheryl Fortune, James Fortune & Terence Vaughn, songwriters (James Fortune & FIYA, Monica & Fred Hammond)
Track from: Identity
[Light Records/eOne Music]


“I Feel Good”
Phillip Feaster, Fred Hammond, Jonathan Miller & Calvin Rodgers, songwriters (Fred Hammond)
Track from: God, Love & Romance
[Verity Gospel Music Group;
Publishers: fHammond Music/Bridge Bldg Music/CJMS Music/Music Feast
Productions/Jonathan Miller Publishing]


“My Testimony”

Aaron Lindsey & Marvin Sapp, songwriters (Marvin Sapp)
Track from: I Win
[Verity Gospel Music Group; Publishers: Universal Music-Brentwood Benson Songs/Marvin L. Sapp Music/Ardent Media]



Donald Lawrence, songwriter (Bill Winston & Living Word Featuring Donald Lawrence)
[Source Media; Publisher: Quiet Water Ent.]
Best Contemporary Christian Music Song
“Jesus, Friend Of Sinners”

Mark Hall & Matthew West, songwriters (Casting Crowns)
Track from: Come To The Well
[Beach Street/Reunion Records]

“10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord)”

Jonas Myrin & Matt Redman, songwriters (Matt Redman)
Track from: 10,000 Reasons
Records; Publishers: Thankyou Music/sixsteps Music/worshiptogether.com
Songs/Said And Done Music/Shout! Publishing]


“When Mercy Found Me”

Jeff Pardo & Rhett Walker, songwriters (Rhett Walker Band)
Track from: Come To The River
[Essential Records; Publishers: Sony ATV Music, Ships In A Bottle/Simple Tense Songs]

“White Flag”

Jason Ingram, Matt Maher, Matt Redman & Chris Tomlin, songwriters (Passion & Chris Tomlin)
Track from: White Flag
Records; Publishers: sixsteps Music/worshiptogether.com Songs/Vamos
Publishing/Said And Done Music/Valley of the Songs Music/Sony ATV Timber
Publishing/West Main Music/Windsor Hill Music/Thankyou Music]


“Your Presence Is Heaven”

Israel Houghton & Micah Massey, songwriters (Israel & New Breed)
Track from: Jesus At The Center Live
[Integrity Music; Publishers: Integrity’s Praise! Music/Sound of the New Breed, Regenerate Music]

Best Gospel Album


James Fortune & FIYA
[Light Records/eOne Music]


Jesus At The Center Live

Israel & New Breed
[Integrity Music]



[Reach Records]


I Win

Marvin Sapp
[Verity Gospel Music Group]


Worship Soul

Anita Wilson
[EMI Gospel]


Best Contemporary Christian Music Album

Come To The Well

Casting Crowns
[Beach Street/Reunion Records]


Where I Find You

Kari Jobe
[Sparrow Records]


Britt Nicole
[Sparrow Records]

Eye On It

[ForeFront Records]

Into The Light

Matthew West

[Sparrow Records]