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The 52nd Grammy Awards Gospel Nominees

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The  Gospel Categories for the 52nd  Grammy Awards includes:

Nominies for Best Gospel Performance
(For solo, duo, group as collaborative performances. Singles or tracks with vocal containing Gospel lyrics.
All genres of Gospel music are eligible.)

* Free To Be Me
Francesca Battistelli
[Fervent Records/ Word Entertainment]

* Jesus Is Love
Heather Headley Featuring Smokie Norful
Track from: Audience Of One
[EMI Gospel]

* I Believe
Jonny Lang With Fisk Jubilee Singers
Track from: Oh Happy Day
[Vector Recordings/EMI Gospel]

* Wait On The Lord
Donnie McClurkin Featuring Karen Clark Sheard
Track from: We All Are One (Live In Detroit)

* Born Again
Third Day
Track from: Revelation
[Essential Records]

Best Gospel Song
(A Songwriter(s) Award. )
(Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.)

* Born Again
Tai Anderson, David Carr, Mark Lee & Mac Powell, songwriters (Third Day)
Track from: Revelation
[Essential Records; Publisher: Consuming Fire Music.]

* City On Our Knees
Cary Barlowe, Toby McKeehan & Jaime Moore, songwriters (TobyMac)
[Forefront Records; Publishers: Achtober Songs, Emack Music, Jamnu Music, Castle Bound, Bummerman Music.]

* Every Prayer
Dayna Caddell, Israel Houghton, Aaron Lindsey & Ricardo Sanchez, songwriters (Israel Houghton & Mary Mary)
Track from: The Power Of One
[Integrity Music; Publishers: Warner-Tamerlane Publishing, Aaron Lindsey Publishing, Integrity's Praise! Music, Sound of the New Breed, gnidybab music, Ricardo Music Dot Com.]

* God In Me
Erica Campbell, Tina Campbell & Warryn Campbell, songwriters (Mary Mary Featuring Kierra "KiKi" Sheard)
Track from: The Sound
[Columbia Records; Publishers: EMI April Music, Wet Ink Red Music, That's Plum Song, It's Tea Tyme.]

* The Motions
Jason Houser, Sam Mizell & Matthew West, songwriters (Matthew West)
Track from: Something To Say
[Sparrow Records; Publishers: Word Music/Songs For Lulu/Simple Tense Songs/Wyzell Music/Songs of Extreme/Cedar Sides.]

Best Rock Or Rap Gospel Album

(For albums containing 51% or more playing time of VOCAL tracks.)

* The Big Picture
Da' T.R.U.T.H.
[Cross Movement Records]

* Crash
Decyfer Down
[INO Records]

* Innocence & Instinct
[Essential Records]

* Live Revelations
Third Day
[Essential Records]

* The Dash
John Wells-The Tonic
[Cross Movement Records]

Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album

(For albums containing 51% or more playing time of VOCAL tracks.)

* Speaking Louder Than Before
Jeremy Camp
[BEC Recordings]

* The Power Of One
Israel Houghton
[Integrity Music]

* The Long Fall Back To Earth
Jars Of Clay
[Gray Matters/Essential Records]

* Love Is On The Move
[Essential Records]

* Freedom
[Sparrow Records]

Best Southern, Country, Or Bluegrass Gospel Album
(For albums containing 51% or more playing time of VOCAL tracks.)

* Jason Crabb
Jason Crabb
[Spring Hill Music Group]

* Dream On
Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
[Gaither Music Group]

* The Rock
Tracy Lawrence
[Rocky Comfort Records/Artist2Market Distribution]

* In God's Time
Barry Scott & Second Wind
[Rebel Records]

* Everyday
Triumphant Quartet
[Daywind Records]

Best Traditional Gospel Album
(For albums containing 51% or more playing time of VOCAL tracks.)

* God Don't Never Change
Ashley Cleveland
[E1 Music]

* The Law Of Confession, Part I
Donald Lawrence & Co.
[Quiet Water/Verity]

* Oh Happy Day
(Various Artists)
Bill Hearn, Ken Levitan, Ken Pennell, Jack Rovner & Cedric Thompson, producers
[EMI Gospel/Vector Recordings]

* The Journey Continues
The Williams Brothers
[Blackberry Records]

* How I Got Over
Vickie Winans
[Destiny Joy Records]

Best Contemporary R&B Gospel Album
(For albums containing 51% or more playing time of VOCAL tracks.)

* Audience Of One
Heather Headley
[EMI Gospel]

* Renewed
Sheri Jones-Moffett
[EMI Gospel]

* Just James
J Moss
[GospoCentric/ Verity]

* Smokie Norful: Live
Smokie Norful
[EMI Gospel]

* Bold Right Life
Kierra Sheard
[EMI Gospel]