Past Nominees Smokie Norful and Anita Wilson Grab Nominations
Leading Gospel record label, Motown Gospel garners three (3) Grammy Award® nominations. Top artists Smokie Norful and Anita Wilson each earn a nomination in the Best Gospel Album category. Norful, also earned an additional nod in the Best Gospel Performance/Song category for his chart-topping song "No Greater Love."
Norful is a previous Grammy Award winner and multiple nominee who is being recognized for his current release Forever Yours. Released this past August, Forever Yours spent 3 weeks at Number 1 on the Billboard Top Gospel Chart and continues to be a fan favorite. Forever Yours was Smokie's first studio album in over five years and it connected with fans around the world. The current single and nominated song "No Greater Love," is a sweeping and beautiful ballad that has been heralded as Smokie's best since "I Need You Now."
"I'm so humbled by the honor of being nominated again," said Norful. "It never gets old to get that 'call' and hear you've been nominated! I am appreciative to Motown Gospel for our successful partnership with my imprint Tre'Myles."
Wilson was also previously nominated for her solo debut Worship Soul (Named by the New York Times as one of 2012's Top Ten Albums of the Year).
Wilson receives a nomination this year for Best Gospel Album for her current project Vintage Worship. Released in June, the album reached Number 2 on the Billboard Gospel Chart and generated hit songs "That's What He's Done for Me," and the current single "Keep Doing What You're Doing."
Upon learning of her nomination, Wilson said "I'm incredibly humbled and grateful that my album Vintage Worship is nominated for Best Gospel Album! I am looking forward to attending the Grammy's for a second time as a nominee. God is Incredible!"
Both artists currently appear on the recently released MOTOWN CHRISTMAS holiday multi-artist project available now.
The 57th Annual Grammy Awards will air live February 8, 2015 on CBS.
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