PROVIDENT MUSIC GROUP’S FAMILY OF ARTISTS AND SONGWRITERS RECEIVES 15 NOMINATIONS FOR 62ND GRAMMY AWARDS
20 November 2019 – NASHVILLE, Tenn.- The Provident Music Group family of artists, labels, songwriters, and publishers are pleased to share they received 15 GRAMMY Award nominations for the 62nd GRAMMY Awards®. All nominees were announced today by the Recording Academy® via Grammy.com, Facebook Live, and Twitter.
Kirk Franklin, Mark Hall (Casting Crowns), Tauren Wells, and Zach Williams lead the pack, each receiving two nominations for both artist performance and songwriter. Essential Music Publishing’s Ethan Hulse received two songwriting nominations and Bryan Fowler is recognized as producer. RCA Inspiration’s Travis Greene, Koryn Hawthorne, Donald Lawrence, and William Murphy each received one nomination.
Below is a complete list of all Provident Music Group nominees and categories. The 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards will be held live on Sunday, January 26, 2020, in Los Angeles, CA and hosted by Alicia Keys.
About Provident Music Group: Provident Music Group, a division of Sony Music, whose labels include Provident Label Group, RCA Inspiration, Essential Worship and Essential Music Publishing, along with Provident Films. The label group is home to an artist roster including Casting Crowns, Kirk Franklin, Zach Williams, Koryn Hawthorne, Travis Greene, Tauren Wells, Matt Maher, Marvin Sapp, and more. Visit ProvidentLabelGroup.com and RCAInspiration.com for further information.
BEST CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN MUSIC PERFORMANCE/SONG*
“Only Jesus” – Casting Crowns
(writers) Mark Hall, Bernie Herms, Matthew West
“Haven’t Seen It Yet” – Danny Gokey
(writers) Danny Gokey, Ethan Hulse, Colby Wedgeworth
“God’s Not Done With You” – Tauren Wells
(writer) Tauren Wells, Bernie Herms, Emily Weisband
“Rescue Story” – Zach Wiliams
(writers) Ethan Hulse, Andrew Ripp, Jonathan Smith, Zach Williams
* This award is given to the artist(s) and songwriter(s) (for new compositions) for the best contemporary Christian pop, Christian rap/hip-hop, or Christian rock single or track
BEST CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN MUSIC ALBUM
THE ELEMENTS – TobyMac (Bryan Fowler, producer)
[All bolded songwriter names are designated Essential Music Publishing songwriters]
BEST GOSPEL PERFORMANCE/SONG**
“Love Theory” – Kirk Franklin
(writer) Kirk Franklin
“See The Light” – Travis Greene (Featuring Jekalyn Carr)
“Speak The Name”
Koryn Hawthorne (Featuring Natalie Grant)
**This award is given to the artist(s) and songwriter(s) (for new compositions) for the best traditional Christian, roots gospel or contemporary gospel single or track
BEST GOSPEL ALBUMˆ
LONG LIVE LOVE – Kirk Franklin
GOSHEN – Donald Lawrence Presents The Tri-City Singers
SETTLE HERE – William Murphy
ˆFor albums containing at least 51% playing time of newly recorded, vocal, traditional or contemporary/R&B gospel music recordings.
Courtesy of Merge PR