Franklin, TN (November 29, 2021)
Provident Entertainment is proud to announce they received an astounding seven GRAMMY nominations. Results were announced yesterday by The Recording Academy for the 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards. Elevation Worship received three nominations, Tauren Wells received two, and Kirk Franklin and Mali Music each received one.
Best Contemporary Christian Music Album:
Tauren Wells – Citizen of Heaven (Live)
Elevation Worship & Maverick City Music – Old Church Basement
Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song:
“Hold Us Together (Hope Mix)”- H.E.R. & Tauren Wells
“We Win” – Kirk Franklin & Lil Baby
“Jireh” (Essential Publishing songwriters Steven Furtick and Chris Brown), performed by Elevation Worship and Maverick City Music
Best Gospel Album:
Jonathan McReynolds & Mali Music – Jonny X Mali: Live in LA
Best Gospel Performance Performance/Song:
“Wait On You” (Essential Publishing songwriters Steven Furtick, Chris Brown, & Tiffany Hudson), performed by Elevation Worship & Maverick City Music
“Never Lost” – (Essential Publishing songwriters Steven Furtick, Chris Brown, and Tiffany Hudson), performed by CeCe Winans
*bolded names are affiliated with Provident Entertainment and its entities
“On behalf of the entire Provident Entertainment family, we congratulate all of our nominated artists and songwriters for their much-deserved GRAMMY nominations,” shares Terry Hemmings, President & CEO, Provident Entertainment. “This amazing list of nominees proudly represents the diverse spectrum our industry offers. We look forward to celebrating these honorees at the ceremony, January 31st!”
As the only peer-selected music accolade, the GRAMMY Awards are voted on by the Recording Academy’s voting membership body of music makers, who represent all genres and creative disciplines, including recording artists, songwriters, producers, mixers, and engineers. This year’s nominees were voted on by Recording Academy voting members from nearly 22,000 eligible entries and reflect the wide range of artistic innovation that defined the year in music (Sept. 1, 2020–Sept. 30, 2021). The final round of GRAMMY voting is Dec. 6, 2021–Jan. 5, 2022.
The Recording Academy will present the GRAMMY Awards on Mon, Jan. 31, 2022, on the CBS Television Network and stream live and on-demand on Paramount+ from 8–11:30 p.m. ET / 5–8:30 p.m. PT. Prior to the telecast, the GRAMMY Awards Premiere Ceremony® will be held at the Microsoft Theater at 12:30 p.m. PT and will be streamed live on GRAMMY.com and the Recording Academy’s YouTube channel.