|Mandisa, Tye Tribbett enjoy multiple GRAMMY nominations|
|Written by Christine D. Johnson|
|Monday, 09 December 2013 10:49 AM EST|
Mandisa and Tye Tribbett each received three GRAMMY Award nominations Dec. 6. Tasha Cobbs, Natalie Grant and Matt Maher also excelled with a pair of nominations each.
Mandisa’s Overcomer release (Sparrow Records/Capitol Christian Distribution) brought her accolades with two nominations for the title track as Best Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) Song and Best Gospel/CCM Performance, and one for the album as Best CCM Album.
Tribbett was nominated in the following categories: Best Gospel/CCM Performance and Best Gospel Song for “If He Did It Before … Same God” [Live]; and Best Gospel Album for Greater Than (Motown Gospel/Capitol Christian Distribution).
Tasha Cobbs was honored with two nominations for Best Gospel/CCM Performance for “Break Every Chain,” a track from her live album Grace (Motown Gospel/Capitol Christian Distribution), which was nominated for Best Gospel Album.
Natalie Grant’s “Hurricane” received two nominations in the Best CCM Song and Best Gospel/CCM Performance categories. The song is the title track from Hurricane (Curb Records/Word Distribution).
Matt Maher’s two nominations derived from his worship album All the People Said Amen (Essential Records/Provident Distribution). It received a nod for Best CCM Album and for the song “Lord, I Need You.”
Matt Redman, who won six Gospel Music Association Dove Awards this year, was nominated once, in the Best CCM Album category for Your Grace Finds Me (sixstepsrecords/Capitol Christian Distribution). TobyMac, who took home four Dove Awards this year, fared the same as Redman with just one GRAMMY nomination for “Speak Life” as Best CCM Song.
Other artists who received nominations include Building 429 and Chris Tomlin. To see a full list, go to www.grammy.com.
The 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be presented live from Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Jan. 26 and will be broadcast on CBS at 8 p.m. EST.