The 2021 Grammy nominations have been revealed. Here are the lists of artists who have been nominated in the Gospel and Contemporary Christian Music categories as described by the Recording Academy.
Best Gospel Performance/Song
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.
- WONDERFUL IS YOUR NAME
Melvin Crispell III
- RELEASE (LIVE)
Ricky Dillard Featuring Tiff Joy; David Frazier, songwriter
- COME TOGETHER
Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins Presents: The Good News; Lashawn Daniels, Rodney Jerkins, Lecrae Moore & Jazz Nixon, songwriters
- WON’T LET GO
Travis Greene; Travis Greene, songwriter
- MOVIN’ ON
Jonathan McReynolds & Mali Music; Darryl L. Howell, Jonathan Caleb McReynolds, Kortney Jamaal Pollard & Terrell Demetrius Wilson, songwriters
Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song
This award is given to the artist(s) and songwriter(s) (for new compositions) for the best contemporary Christian music single or track, (including pop, rap/hip-hop, Latin, or rock.
- THE BLESSING (LIVE)
Kari Jobe, Cody Carnes & Elevation Worship; Chris Brown, Cody Carnes, Kari Jobe Carnes & Steven Furtick, songwriters
- SUNDAY MORNING
Lecrae Featuring Kirk Franklin; Denisia Andrews, Jones Terrence Antonio, Saint Bodhi, Brittany Coney, Kirk Franklin, Lasanna Harris, Shama Joseph, Stuart Lowery, Lecrae Moore & Nathanael Saint-Fleur, songwriters
- HOLY WATER
We The Kingdom; Andrew Bergthold, Ed Cash, Franni Cash, Martin Cash & Scott Cash, songwriters
- FAMOUS FOR (I BELIEVE)
Tauren Wells Featuring Jenn Johnson; Chuck Butler, Krissy Nordhoff, Jordan Sapp, Alexis Slifer & Tauren Wells, songwriters
- THERE WAS JESUS
Zach Williams & Dolly Parton; Casey Beathard, Jonathan Smith & Zach Williams, songwriters
Best Gospel Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of newly recorded, vocal, traditional or contemporary/R&B gospel music recordings.
- 2ECOND WIND: READY
Anthony Brown & group therAPy
- MY TRIBUTE
- GOSPEL ACCORDING TO PJ
Best Contemporary Christian Music Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of newly recorded, vocal, contemporary Christian music, including pop, rap/hip hop, Latin, or rock recordings.
- RUN TO THE FATHER
- ALL OF MY BEST FRIENDS
Hillsong Young & Free
- HOLY WATER
We The Kingdom
- CITIZEN OF HEAVEN
- JESUS IS KING
Best Roots Gospel Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of newly recorded, vocal, traditional/roots gospel music, including country, Southern gospel, bluegrass, and Americana recordings.
- BEAUTIFUL DAY
The Crabb Family
- WHAT CHRISTMAS REALLY MEANS
- CELEBRATING FISK! (THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY ALBUM)
Fisk Jubilee Singers
- SOMETHING BEAUTIFUL
Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
The 63rd GRAMMY Awards air Sunday, January 31, 2021 on CBS. The lists of nominees can be found at grammy.com.