2017 Grammy Nominations: Christian & Gospel Music Artists' Songs & Albums Recognized At 59th Grammy Awards

Vianne BurogDec 13, 2016 12:59 PM EST
CENTRICITY MUSIC/ Lauren Daigle

The nominations for the 59th Grammy Awards have just been announced, featuring the biggest names in both the mainstream music and Christian and gospel music industries.

Aside from the likes of Adele, Justin Bieber and Beyonce, Christian and gospel music artists like Lauren Daigle and Crowder are also being honored this year.

Daigle garnered a nomination for "Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song" for the hit "Trust in You," from her award-winning album How Can It Be. This is her second Grammy nomination ever since she started her career in the Christian music industry. Vying for the same award is newcomer Zach Williams, who received his first nomination for his single "Chain Breaker."

Meanwhile, American Prodigal by Crowder was nominated for "Best Contemporary Christian Music Album," marking his third consecutive Grammy nomination.

Hillary Scott received nominations for "Best Contemporary Christian Music Album" and "Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song" for her debut single "Thy Will."

Hosted by James Corden, the 2017 Grammy Awards will be broadcast live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Feb. 12, 2017.

Here is the complete list of the 59th annual Grammy nominees for Christian and gospel albums:

Best Gospel Performance/Song

"It's Alright, It's Ok" by Shirley Caesar featuring Anthony Hamilton

"You're Bigger (Live)" by Jekalyn Carr

"Made A Way (Live)" by Travis Greene

"God Provides" by Tamela Mann

"Better" by Hezekiah Walker

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song

"Trust in You" by Lauren Daigle

"Priceless" King & Country

"King of the World" by Natalie Grant

"Thy Will" by Hilary Scott & The Scott Family

"Chain Breaker" by Zach Williams

Best Gospel Album

Listen, Tim Bowman, Jr.

Fill this House, Shirley Caesar

A Worshipper's Heart (Live), Todd Dulaney

Losing my Religion, Kirk Franklin

Demonstrate (Live), William Murphy

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album

Poets & Saints, All Sons & Daughters

American Prodigal, Crowder

Be One, Natalie Grant

Youth Revival (Live), Hillsong Young & Free

Love Remains, Hillary Scott & The Scott Family

Best Roots Gospel Album

Better Together, Gaither Vocal Band

Nature's Symphony in 432, The Isaacs

Hymns, Joey+Rory

Hymns and Songs of Inspiration, Gordon Mote

God Don't Never Change: The Songs of Blind Willie Johnson, Jeffrey Gaskill, producer

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