The Academy of Recording Arts recently released the nominees for the 2013 GRAMMY Awards. Grand Rapids-based, Pastor Marvin Sapp and former Detroiter, Fred Hammond, are among this year’s nominees in The 55th Annual Grammy Awards Gospel category. The complete list of Gospel nominees is provided below. The live awards ceremony airs on CBS Sunday, February 10, 2013.

Listen to Snippets from Marvin Sapp, Fred Hammond and James Fortune (Fred Hammond is featured on one of James Fortune’s nominated songs).

55th Annual Grammy Awards Gospel Nominees

36. Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance

Jesus, Friend Of Sinners
Casting Crowns
Track from: Come To The Well[Beach Street/Reunion Records]

Take Me To The King
Tamela Mann[Tillymann Music Group]

Go Get It
Mary Mary[Columbia Records]

10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord)
Matt Redman
Track from: 10,000 Reasons[sixstepsrecords/Sparrow Records]

My Testimony
Marvin Sapp
Track from: I Win[Verity Gospel Music Group]

37. Best Gospel Song

Go Get It
Erica Campbell, Tina Campbell & Warryn Campbell, songwriters (Mary Mary)[Columbia; Publishers: EMI April Music, It’s Tea Tyme, That’s Plum Song, Wet Ink Red Music]

Hold On
Cheryl Fortune, James Fortune & Terence Vaughn, songwriters
(James Fortune & FIYA, Monica & Fred Hammond)
Track from: Identity[Light Records/eOne Music]

I Feel Good
Phillip Feaster, Fred Hammond, Jonathan Miller & Calvin Rodgers, songwriters
(Fred Hammond)
Track from: God, Love & Romance[Verity Gospel Music Group; Publishers: fHammond Music/Bridge Bldg Music/CJMS Music/Music Feast Productions/Jonathan Miller Publishing]

My Testimony
Aaron Lindsey & Marvin Sapp, songwriters
(Marvin Sapp)
Track from: I Win[Verity Gospel Music Group; Publishers: Universal Music-Brentwood Benson Songs/Marvin L. Sapp Music/Ardent Media]

Donald Lawrence, songwriter
(Bill Winston & Living Word Featuring Donald Lawrence)[Source Media; Publisher: Quiet Water Ent.]

38. Best Contemporary Christian Music Song

Jesus, Friend Of Sinners
Mark Hall & Matthew West, songwriters
(Casting Crowns)
Track from: Come To The Well[Beach Street/Reunion Records]

10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord)
Jonas Myrin & Matt Redman, songwriters
(Matt Redman)
Track from: 10,000 Reasons[sixstepsrecords/Sparrow Records; Publishers: Thankyou Music/sixsteps Music/ Songs/Said And Done Music/Shout! Publishing]

When Mercy Found Me
Jeff Pardo & Rhett Walker, songwriters
(Rhett Walker Band)
Track from: Come To The River[Essential Records; Publishers: Sony ATV Music, Ships In A Bottle/Simple Tense Songs]

White Flag
Jason Ingram, Matt Maher, Matt Redman & Chris Tomlin, songwriters
(Passion & Chris Tomlin)
Track from: White Flag[sixstepsrecords/Sparrow Records; Publishers: sixsteps Music/ Songs/Vamos Publishing/Said And Done Music/Valley of the Songs Music/Sony ATV Timber Publishing/West Main Music/Windsor Hill Music/Thankyou Music]

Your Presence Is Heaven
Israel Houghton & Micah Massey, songwriters
(Israel & New Breed)
Track from: Jesus At The Center Live[Integrity Music; Publishers: Integrity’s Praise! Music/Sound of the New Breed, Regenerate Music]

39. Best Gospel Album

James Fortune & FIYA[Light Records/eOne Music]

Jesus At The Center Live
Israel & New Breed[Integrity Music]

Lecrae[Reach Records]

I Win
Marvin Sapp[Verity Gospel Music Group]

Worship Soul
Anita Wilson[EMI Gospel]

40. Best Contemporary Christian Music Album

Come To The Well
Casting Crowns[Beach Street/Reunion Records]

Where I Find You
Kari Jobe[Sparrow Records]

Britt Nicole[Sparrow Records]

Eye On It
TobyMac[ForeFront Records]

Into The Light
Matthew West[Sparrow Records]