The 55th Annual Grammy Awards will be held on February 10, 2013, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The show will be broadcast on CBS at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
The GRAMMYs are the only peer-presented award to honor artistic achievement, technical proficiency and overall excellence in the recording industry, without regard to album sales or chart position.
Here are the nominations for this year:
Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance
- Do Everything – Steven Curtis Chapman
- Alive (Mary Magdalene) – Natalie Grant
- Your Love – Brandon Heath
- Jesus – Le’Andria Johnson
- I Lift My Hands – Chris Tomlin
Best Gospel Song
- Hello Fear – Kirk Franklin, songwriter (Kirk Franklin)
- Sitting With Me -Erica Campbell, Tina Campbell, Gerald Haddon & Tammi Haddon, songwriters (Mary Mary)
- Spiritual – Donald Lawrence, songwriter (Donald Lawrence & Co. Featuring Blanche McAllister-Dykes)
- Trust Me -Richard Smallwood, songwriter (Richard Smallwood & Vision)
- Window – Canton Jones, songwriter (Canton Jones)
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Best Contemporary Christian Music Song
- Blessings – Laura Story, songwriter (Laura Story)
- Hold Me – Jamie Grace Harper, Toby McKeehan & Christopher Stevens, songwriters (Jamie Grace Featuring Tobymac)
- I Lift My Hands – Louie Giglio, Matt Maher & Chris Tomlin, songwriters (Chris Tomlin)
- Strong Enough – Matthew West, songwriter (Matthew West)
- Your Love – Brandon Heath & Jason Ingram, songwriters (Brandon Heath)
Best Gospel Album
- The Love Album – Kim Burrell
- The Journey – Andraé Crouch
- Hello Fear – Kirk Franklin
- Something Big – Mary Mary
- Angel & Chanelle Deluxe Edition – Trin-I-Tee 5:7
Best Contemporary Christian Music Album
- Ghosts Upon The Earth – Gungor
- Leaving Eden – Brandon Heath
- The Great Awakening – Leeland
- What If We Were Real – Mandisa
- Black & White – Royal Tailor
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