Exploring The Gospel Field Nominees

A look at the nominees in the Gospel Field categories for the 56th GRAMMY Awards
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    Tye Tribbett
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    Tasha Cobb
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    Natalie Grant
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    Matt Maher
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    Mandisa
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    Deitrick Haddon
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    Charlie Wilson
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    Erica and Warryn Campbell
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    Tina Campbell
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    Steven Curtis Chapman
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    Tobymac
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    Chris Tomlin
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    Donald Lawrence
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    Bishop Paul S. Morton
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    William Murphy
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    Building 429
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    Matt Redman
January 15, 2014 -- 5:00 pm PST
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You've seen the list of nominees, now take a closer look at the artists nominated in the Gospel Field categories for the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards.

Vying for his first GRAMMY Award, Tye Tribbett leads the Gospel Field with three nominations. Following with two nominations each are GRAMMY winner Chris Tomlin, past GRAMMY nominees Natalie Grant, Matt Maher and Mandisa, and first-time GRAMMY nominee Tasha Cobbs. Additional first-time nominees include Percy Bady, Matt Bronleewe, Building 429, Scott Cash, Calvin Frazier, David Garcia, Ben Glover, Cindy Morgan, William Murphy, Michael Paran, and Ryan Stevenson. GRAMMY winners looking to add to their GRAMMY total include Erica and Tina Campbell, Warryn Campbell, Steven Curtis Chapman, Donald Lawrence, Toby McKeehan (aka Tobymac), Matt Redman, and Christopher Stevens.

Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance

Tasha Cobbs, "Break Every Chain [Live]"

Cobbs has two nominations this year, marking the first GRAMMY nominations of her career.

Natalie Grant, "Hurricane"

Grant has two nominations this year and one prior GRAMMY nomination.

Matt Maher, "Lord, I Need You"

Maher has two nominations this year and two prior GRAMMY nominations. 

Mandisa, "Overcomer"

Mandisa has two nominations this year and three prior GRAMMY nominations.

Tye Tribbett, "If He Did It Before... Same God [Live]"

Tribbett has three nominations this year and four prior GRAMMY nominations, including those with Tye Tribbett & G.A. 

Best Gospel Song

Deitrick Haddon, "Have Your Way" (Calvin Frazier & Deitrick Haddon, songwriters)

Haddon has one nomination this year and two prior GRAMMY nominations, including one with Voices Of Change. Frazier has one nomination this year, marking the first GRAMMY nomination of his career.

Tye Tribbett, "If He Did It Before... Same God [Live]" (Tye Tribbett, songwriter)

Tribbett has three nominations this year and four prior GRAMMY nominations.

Charlie Wilson, "If I Believe" (Wirlie Morris, Michael Paran, Charlie Wilson & Mahin Wilson, songwriters)

Charlie Wilson has one nomination this year and seven prior nominations, including one with the Gap Band. Morris has one nomination this year and one prior GRAMMY nomination. Paran has one nomination this year, marking the first GRAMMY nomination of his career. Mahin Wilson has one nomination this year and one prior GRAMMY nomination.

Erica Campbell, "A Little More Jesus" (Erica Campbell, Tina Campbell & Warryn Campbell, songwriters)

Eric and Tina Campbell have one nomination each this year, 11 prior GRAMMY nominations and four prior GRAMMY wins, including those as Mary Mary. Warryn Campbell has one nomination this year, six prior GRAMMY nominations and three prior GRAMMY wins.

Percy Bady Featuring Lowell Pye, "Still" (Percy Bady, songwriter)

Bady has one nomination this year, marking the first GRAMMY nomination of his career.

Best Contemporary Christian Music Song

Natalie Grant, "Hurricane" (Matt Bronleewe, Natalie Grant & Cindy Morgan, songwriters)

Grant has two nominations this year and one prior GRAMMY nomination. Bronleewe and Morgan have one nomination each this year, marking the first GRAMMY nominations of their respective careers.

Steven Curtis Chapman, "Love Take Me Over" (Steven Curtis Chapman, songwriter)

Chapman has one nomination this year, 16 prior GRAMMY nominations and five prior GRAMMY wins.

Mandisa, "Overcomer" (David Garcia, Ben Glover & Christopher Stevens, songwriters)

Garcia and Glover have one nomination each this year, marking the first GRAMMY nominations of their respective careers. Stevens has one nomination this year, one prior GRAMMY nomination and one prior GRAMMY win.

Tobymac, "Speak Life" (Toby McKeehan, Jamie Moore & Ryan Stevenson, songwriters)

McKeehan has one nomination this year, 13 prior GRAMMY nominations and six prior GRAMMY wins, including those with dc Talk. Moore has one nomination this year and two prior GRAMMY nominations. Stevenson has one nomination this year, marking the first GRAMMY nomination of his career.

Chris Tomlin, "Whom Shall I Fear (God Of Angel Armies)" (Ed Cash, Scott Cash & Chris Tomlin, songwriters)

Tomlin has two nominations this year, eight prior GRAMMY nominations and one prior GRAMMY win. Ed Cash has one nomination this year, one prior GRAMMY nomination and one prior GRAMMY win. Scott Cash has one nomination this year, marking the first GRAMMY nomination of his career.

Best Gospel Album

Tasha Cobbs, Grace [Live]

Cobbs has two nominations this year, marking the first GRAMMY nominations of her career.

Donald Lawrence, Best For Last: 20 Year Celebration Vol. 1 [Live]

Lawrence has one nomination this year, 12 prior nominations and one prior GRAMMY win.

Bishop Paul S. Morton, Best Days Yet

Morton has one nomination this year and one prior GRAMMY nomination.

William Murphy, God Chaser [Live]

Murphy has one nomination this year, marking the first GRAMMY nomination of his career.

Tye Tribbett, Greater Than [Live]

Tribbett has three nominations this year and four prior GRAMMY nominations.

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album

Building 429, We Won't Be Shaken

Building 429 have one GRAMMY nomination this year, marking the first GRAMMY nomination of their career.

Matt Maher, All The People Said Amen [Live]

Maher has two nominations this year and two prior GRAMMY nominations.

Mandisa, Overcomer

Mandisa has two nominations this year and three prior GRAMMY nominations.

Matt Redman, Your Grace Finds Me (Live)

Redman has one nomination this year, four prior GRAMMY nominations and two prior GRAMMY wins.

Chris Tomlin, Burning Lights

Tomlin has two nominations this year, eight prior GRAMMY nominations and one prior GRAMMY win.

Who will take home the awards in the Gospel Field categories? Tune in to the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards on Jan. 26, 2014, taking place at Staples Center in Los Angeles and airing live on CBS from 8–11:30 p.m. (ET/PT).

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