The 2023 Grammy nominations were announced recently.
The eligibility period for the 65th GRAMMY Awards was from Oct. 1, 2021 to Sept. 30, 2022. All eligible awards entries must have been released within this timeframe.
Here are the nominees in the gospel and Contemporary Christian categories:
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.
Positive Erica Campbell; Erica Campbell, Warryn Campbell & Juan Winans, songwriters
When I Pray DOE; Dominique Jones & Dewitt Jones, songwriters
Kingdom Maverick City Music & Kirk Franklin; Kirk Franklin, Jonathan Jay, Chandler Moore & Jacob Poole, songwriters
The Better Benediction PJ Morton Featuring Zacardi Cortez, Gene Moore, Samoht, Tim Rogers & Darrel Walls; PJ Morton, songwriter
Get Up Tye Tribbett; Brandon Jones, Christopher Michael Stevens, Thaddaeus Tribbett & Tye Tribbett, 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.)
God Really Loves Us (Radio Version) Crowder Featuring Dante Bowe and Maverick City Music; Dante Bowe, David Crowder, Ben Glover & Jeff Sojka, songwriters
So Good DOE; Chuck Butler, Dominique Jones & Ethan Hulse, songwriters
For God Is With Us for KING & COUNTRY & Hillary Scott; Josh Kerr, Jordan Reynolds, Joel Smallbone & Luke Smallbone, songwriters
Fear Is Not My Future Maverick City Music & Kirk Franklin; Kirk Franklin, Nicole Hannel, Jonathan Jay, Brandon Lake & Hannah Shackelford, songwriters
Holy Forever Chris Tomlin; Jason Ingram, Brian Johnson, Jenn Johnson, Chris Tomlin & Phil Wickham, songwriters
Hymn Of Heaven (Radio Version) Phil Wickham; Chris Davenport, Bill Johnson, Brian Johnson & Phil Wickham, songwriters
Best Gospel Album
For albums containing greater than 50% playing time of newly recorded, vocal, traditional or contemporary/R&B gospel music recordings.
Die To Live Maranda Curtis
Breakthrough: The Exodus (Live) Ricky Dillard
One Deluxe Maverick City Music & Kirk Franklin
All Things New Tye Tribbett
Best Contemporary Christian Music Album
For albums containing greater than 50% playing time of newly recorded, vocal, contemporary Christian music, including pop, rap/hip hop, Latin, or rock recordings.
Lion Elevation Worship
Breathe Maverick City Music
Life After Death TobyMac
Always Chris Tomlin
My Jesus Anne Wilson
Best Roots Gospel Album
For albums containing greater than 50% playing time of newly recorded, vocal, traditional/roots gospel music, including country, Southern gospel, bluegrass, and Americana recordings.
Let's Just Praise The Lord Gaither Vocal Band
Confessio - Irish American Roots Keith & Kristyn Getty
The Willie Nelson Family Willie Nelson
2:22 Karen Peck & New River
The Urban Hymnal Tennessee State University Marching Band
The 2023 GRAMMYs will take place on on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2023 and will broadcast live on the CBS Television Network and stream live and on-demand on Paramount+ at 8-11:30 p.m. ET/5-8:30 p.m. PT.