Christian Retailing

NEWSLETTERS Current Issue Chris Tomlin leads Christian finalists for Billboard Music Awards
Chris Tomlin leads Christian finalists for Billboard Music Awards PDF Print E-mail
Written by Jeremy Burns   
Thursday, 17 April 2014 12:52 PM EDT

2014BillboardMusicAwardsLogo-webChris Tomlin leads Christian artists in finalist nods for the 2014 Billboard Music Awards, earning a spot in each of the three dedicated Christian music categories. In addition, Mandisa, Skillet and Matthew West each secured two finalist spots.

Finalists for Top Christian Artist are Mandisa, Skillet, TobyMac, Tomlin and West.

Top Christian Album finalists are Skillet’s Rise (Atlantic Records/Word Distribution), Third Day’s Miracle (Essential Records/Provident Distribution), Tomlin’s Burning Lights (sixstepsrecords/Capitol Christian Distribution), Alan Jackson’s Precious Memories: Volume II (EMI Nashville/Capitol Christian Distribution) and the compilation album WOW Hits 2014 (Capitol Christian Distribution).

Finalists for Top Christian Song are Mandisa’s title track from Overcomer (Sparrow Records/Capitol Christian Distribution), Building 429’s title track from We Won’t Be Shaken (Essential Records/Provident Distribution), Sidewalk Prophets’ “Help Me Find It” from Live Like That (Fervent Records/Word Distribution), West’s “Hello, My Name Is” from Into the Light (Sparrow/Capitol Christian Distribution) and Tomlin’s “Whom Shall I Fear (God of Angel Armies)” from Burning Lights.

The Robertsons of Duck Dynasty fame earned a Top Country Album finalist slot for holiday album Duck the Halls: A Robertson Family Christmas (Universal Music Group Nashville/Capitol Christian Distribution).

Winners will be announced at the Billboard Music Awards ceremony May 18 at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand hotel casino.

 

In this current issue:

IVP to publish ‘one of the most important Christian artists of our day’

News image

InterVarsity Press (IVP) has announced the acquisition of three books...

READ MORE

WaterBrook Press to publish upcoming Rifqa Bary memoir

News image

Muslim-turned-Christian Rifqa Bary takes readers beyond the headlines of her...

READ MORE

U.S. retail sales pick up slightly in August

News image

Commerce Department figures announced Friday showed a 0.6% increase for...

READ MORE

‘Harbinger’ follow-up hits ‘New York Times’ list

News image

Jonathan Cahn’s The Mystery of the Shemitah (FrontLine) has charted simultaneously...

READ MORE

HCSB translation joins Blue Letter Bible site

News image

The full text of the Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)...

READ MORE

Southern gospel event aims for record attendance

News image

Preparations are under way for the National Quartet Convention to...

READ MORE

CBA announces ICRS 2015 theme

News image

CBA has announced the 2015 International Christian Retail Show (ICRS)...

READ MORE

HarperCollins hires new Bible executive

News image

HarperCollins Christian Publishing (HCCP) announced Thursday that John Kramp will...

READ MORE

Southern Gospel Music Association announces Hall of Fame inductees

News image

The Southern Gospel Music Association (SGMA) announced the eight individuals...

READ MORE

Chick-fil-A founder and author Truett Cathy dies at 93

News image

S. Truett Cathy, Chick-fil-A founder and chairman emeritus, died at...

READ MORE

Harvest House apologetics author John Weldon dies at 66

News image

Harvest House Publishers author John Weldon died Saturday afternoon, Aug....

READ MORE

Willie Robertson joins ‘Left Behind’ production team

News image

Duck Dynasty star Willie Robertson will executive-produce Left Behind, the...

READ MORE
100%
-
+
0
Show options

a