GRAMMY Nominees Announced — Full List of GOSPEL Categories!

The nominees for the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards have been announced!

Here are the nominees in the GOSPEL categories–

BEST GOSPEL PERFORMANCE/SONG

“Help”
Erica Campbell Featuring Lecrae
Erica Campbell Featuring Lecrae; Erica Campbell, Warryn Campbell, Hasben Jones, Harold Lilly, Lecrae Moore & Aaron Sledge, songwriters
Track from: Help
Label: EOne/My Block; Publishers: Campbell Kids/Fellowship Of The Unashamed, Uncle Bobby Music/EMI-Sony ATV, Food 4 Yo Soul, I Wrote It You Sing It, That’s Plum Song

“Sunday A.M.”
Karen Clark Sheard
Karen Clark Sheard; Rudy Currence & Donald Lawrence, songwriters
Label: EOne/Karew Records

“I Believe”
Mali Music
Mali Music; Kortney J. Pollard, songwriter
Track from: Mali Is…
Label: RCA Records/ByStorm Entertainment; Publisher: Mali Music Note Productions

“No Greater Love”
Smokie Norful
Smokie Norful; Aaron W. Lindsey & Smokie Norful, songwriters
Label: Tre’Myles/Motown Gospel; Publishers: Capitol CMG Paragon, Aaron Lindsey Pub. admin. by CapitolCMGPublishing.com/Meadowgreen Music Company, Norful Music Publishing

“Love On The Radio”
The Walls Group
The Walls Group; Kirk Franklin, songwriter
Track from: Fast Forward
Label: RCA Inspiration/Fo Yo Soul; Publisher:Aunt Gertrude Music Publishing, Lilly Mack Music admin. at CapitolCMGPublishing.com

BEST CCM PERFORMANCE/SONG

“Write Your Story”
Francesca Battistelli
Francesca Battistelli; Francesca Battistelli, David Arthur Garcia & Ben Glover, songwriters
Track from: If We’re Honest
Label: Fervent/Word/Curb; Publishers: Work Music, LLC/Francesca Music/Universal Music – Brentwood Benson Songs, D Soul Music/9T One Songs, Ariose Music admin. by CapitolCMGPublishing.com

“Come As You Are”
Crowder
Crowder
Label: Sixstepsrecords/Sparrow Records; Publishers: sixsteps Music/worshiptogether.com Songs/9T One Songs/Ariose Music/Valley Of Songs Music admin. by CapitolCMGPublishing.com/Thankyou Music admin. by CapitolCMGPublishing.com

“Messengers”
Lecrae Featuring For King & Country
Lecrae Featuring For King & Country; Torrance Esmond, Ran Jackson, Ricky Jackson, Kenneth Chris Mackey, Lecrae Moore, Joseph Prielozny, Joel Smallbone & Luke Smallbone, songwriters
Label: Reach Records; Publishers: Fellowship Of The Unashamed Music, WB Music Corp./Method To The Madness/Shankel Songs/Warner Tamerlane/Kilns Music/Aly Plane Music/Evident Music/Before I Die Publishing/Joseph Prielozny Music/Track Or Die Music LLC

“Shake”
MercyMe
MercyMe; Nathan Cochran, David Arthur Garcia, Ben Glover, Barry Graul, Bart Millard, Soli Olds, Mike Scheuchzer & Robby Shaffer, songwriters
Track from: Welcome To The New
Label: Fair Trade; Publishers: MercyMe Music/Wet As A Fish Music/Soul Glow Activator Music/D Soul Music/Universal Music Brentwood Benson Publishing/9T One Songs/Ariose Music

“Multiplied”
Needtobreathe
Needtobreathe; Bear Rinehart & Bo Rinehart, songwriters
Track from: Rivers In The Wasteland
Label: Atlantic; Publishers: Needtobreathe Music/Bear Lee Breathing Music

BEST GOSPEL ALBUM

Help
Erica Campbell

Amazing
Ricky Dillard & New G

Withholding Nothing
William McDowell

Forever Yours
Smokie Norful

Vintage Worship
Anita Wilson

BEST CCM ALBUM

If We’re Honest
Francesca Battistelli

Run Wild. Live Free. Love Strong.
For King & Country

Hurricane
Natalie Grant

Welcome To The New
MercyMe

Royal Tailor
Royal Tailor

BEST ROOTS GOSPEL ALBUM

Forever Changed
T. Graham Brown

Shine For All The People
Mike Farris

Hymns
Gaither Vocal Band

A Cappella
The Martins

His Way Of Loving Me
Tim Menzies

And we can’t forget that several Christian artists received nominations in MAINSTREAM categories!

Lecrae received a nomination for Best Rap Performance. He’ll be up against Drake, Donald Glover, Eminem and Kendrick Lamar.

And Mali Music received a nomination for Best Contemporary Urban Album for his Mali Is… release. He’s up against Beyoncé, Jhené Aiko, Chris Brown and Pharrell Williams!

The GRAMMY Awards will air live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, February 8, 2015  at 8pm ET/7pm CST on CBS. Note that the Gospel categories will be awarded during the annual pre-show, which will stream live at Grammy.com before the main event.

What do you think of the nominees???

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