*Nashville, TN – Entertainment One Music (eOne Music), celebrates 5 nominations at the upcoming 2015 Grammy Awards, with award-winning artists Erica Campbell, Karen Clark Sheard, Ricky Dillard, Donald Lawrence, and William McDowell.
eOne Music’s releases dominate the Best Gospel Album category with three nominations; with Erica Campbell nominated for her chart-topping solo album “Help,” Ricky Dillard nominated for his live recorded chart-topper with New G titled “Amazing,” and first-time nominee William McDowell, nominated for his live chart-topping worship album “Withholding Nothing.” Receiving two nominations in the category of Best Gospel Performance/Song, Erica Campbell garners a second nomination for her album’s title track “Help” (feat. Lecrae). Plus, Karen Clark Sheard is nominated for her live song “Sunday A.M.,” with Donald Lawrence also a nominated as co-writer with Rudy Currence.
“eOne is thrilled with the nominations recognizing the work of a range of our artists this year. From solo songs to the sounds of live choir and worship, we’re proud to support our artists who are a continued source of inspiration and leading force in gospel, creating powerful songs impacting countless listeners around the world,” Phil Thornton, Vice President and General Manager of Urban Inspirational at eOne Music said.
A previous 4-time Grammy Award winner as part of the duo Mary Mary, Erica Campbell’s #1 Gospel debut solo album “Help,” continues to draw acclaim, with hit singles that include “A Little More Jesus,” “Help” (feat. Lecrae), and the latest single “You Are.”
4-time Grammy Award winning gospel icon Karen Clark Sheard delivers a stellar live performance on the song “Sunday A.M.,” the single from her highly-anticipated upcoming sixth solo album.
Nominated for his #1 Gospel album “Amazing,” Ricky Dillard & New G’s title track “Amazing,” has also been an unstoppable force, with the song remaining #1 atop the Gospel radio chart for 25 weeks thus far. The incomparable, award-winning choir master has taken his beloved choir sound to new heights, reuniting with New G to create a vigorous 25th anniversary live album, garnering widespread acclaim among fans and peers worldwide.
Award-winning worship leader William McDowell captured his first Grammy Award nomination with his #1 Gospel album “Withholding Nothing.” Released as a combined album/DVD concert film, the stirring live praise and worship experience includes the hit singles “Withholding Nothing,” “My Heart Sings,” and more.
The 57th Annual Grammy Awards takes place Sunday, February 8, 2015.