50th Annual Grammy Awards Nominations Announced

The Nominations for the 50th Annual Grammy Awards Announced

Hollywood, CA — The nominations for the 50th annual Grammy Awards were announced on December 6, 2007.

Below is the complete list of nominations in ALL of the Gospel categories.

Eligibility is limited to those recordings released during the period of October 1, 2006 through September 30, 2007.

The ceremonies will be broadcast live on CBS Television from Los Angeles on February 10, 2008.

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.)

East To West
Casting Crowns
Track from: The Altar And The Door
[ Beach Street Records/Reunion Records]

Blessed & Highly Favored
The Clark Sisters

Track from: Live – One Last Time
[EMI Gospel]

Never Gonna Break My Faith
Aretha Franklin & Mary J. Blige (Featuring The Harlem Boys Choir)
Track from: Bobby: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
[ Island Def Jam]

With Long Life
Israel And New Breed Featuring T-Bone
Track from: A Deeper Level
[Integrity Music]

He Set My Life To Music
CeCe Winans
Track from: She Was Country When Country Wasn’t Cool – A Tribute To Barbara Mandrell
[BNA Records]

Best Gospel Song
(A Songwriter(s) Award. For Song Eligibility Guidelines see Category #3.
(Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.)

Blessed & Highly Favored
Karen Clark-Sheard, songwriter (The Clark Sisters)
Track from: Live – One Last Time
[EMI Gospel; Publisher: K. Sheard’s Melody]

East To West
Mark Hall & Bernie Herms, songwriters (Casting Crowns)
Track from: The Altar And The Door
[ Beach Street Records/Reunion Records; Publishers: Club Zoo Music, Sparrow Song, Swecs Music, Banahama Tunes/Word Music]

Encourage Yourself
Donald Lawrence, songwriter (Donald Lawrence & The Tri-City Singers)
Track from: The Grand Finale: Encourage Yourself
[EMI Gospel; Publishers: QW Songs/Zomba Publishing]

Made To Love
Cary Barlowe, Toby McKeehan, Jamie Moore & Aaron Rice, songwriters (TobyMac)
Track from: Portable Sounds
[ForeFront Records; Publishers: Achtober Songs/Emack Music/Lowe Bar Music/Jammu Music/Rizzle Music]

Praise On The Inside
James L. Moss, songwriter (J. Moss)
[Gospo Centric; Publisher: Millenni-era Music]

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

Before The Daylight’s Shot
Ashley Cleveland
[204 Records]

HIStory: Our Place In His Story
The Cross Movement
[Cross Movement Records]

Open Book
Da’ T.R.U.T.H.
[Cross Movement Records]

The Reckoning
Pillar
[Flicker Records]

Comatose
Skillet
[Atlantic/Lava/Ardent/INO]

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

The Altar And The Door
Casting Crowns
[ Beach Street Records/Reunion Records]

A Deeper Level
Israel And New Breed
[Integrity Music]

True Beauty
Mandisa
[Sparrow Records]

Stand
Michael W. Smith
[ Reunion Records]

Portable Sounds
TobyMac
[ForeFront Records]

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

Amazing Grace
Bill & Gloria Gaither And The Homecoming Friends
[Gaither Music Group]

Journey Of Joy
Karen Peck And New River
[Daywind Records]

Everybody’s Brother
Billy Joe Shaver
[Compadre Records]

Salt Of The Earth
Ricky Skaggs & The Whites
[Skaggs Family Records]

Tell Someone
Kenny & Amanda Smith Band
[Rebel Records]

I’ll Fly Away: Country Hymns & Songs Of Faith
Various Artists
Ed Cash, producer
[Sparrow Records]

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

Live – One Last Time
The Clark Sisters
[EMI Gospel]

The Grand Finale’: Encourage Yourself
Donald Lawrence & The Tri-City Singers
[EMI Gospel]

Life Changing
Smokie Norful
[EMI Gospel]

Thirsty
Marvin Sapp
[Verity]

Cherch
Bebe Winans
[Koch Records]

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

Grateful
Coko
[Light Records]

Free To Worship
Fred Hammond
[Verity]

V2…
J. Moss
[Gospo Centric/Zomba Gospel]

T57
Trin-I-Tee 5:7
[Spirit Rising Music/Music World Entertainment]

Alone But Not Alone
Marvin Winans
[Pure Springs Gospel]

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