*Nominees for the 53rd Grammy Awards are in. And Christian artists have been selected for seven categories.
The categories include: Best Gospel Performance, Best Gospel Song, Best Rock or Rap Gospel Album, Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel, Best Southern, Country, or Bluegrass Gospel Album, Best Traditional Gospel Album, and Best Contemporary R&B Gospel Album.
The brother and sister duo BeBe & CeCe Winans received two nominations for Best Gospel Performance for their song “Grace” and Best Contemporary R&B Gospel Album for Still. They already have five Grammy Awards.
Israel Houghton, who received his third Grammy Award early this year, has two nominations as well – one for Best Gospel Performance for the song “You Hold My World” and another for Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album for Love God. Love People. His contenders for the latter category include TobyMac for Tonight, Ricky Skaggs for Mosaic, Sanctus Real for Pieces of a Real Heart and Steven Curtis Chapman for Beauty Will Rise.
Skaggs, 14-time Grammy winner, has also been nominated for Best Song for “Return to Sender.”
View all the nominees here.