And The GRAMMY Went To ... Matt Redman
(In the coming weeks GRAMMY.com will feature information and video highlights on winners from the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards, held Feb. 10 in Los Angeles. Each installment will offer the winning or related video, and some pertinent, and not so pertinent, information about the track and the artists.)
Song: "10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord)" (iTunes>)
Artist: Matt Redman
Won for: Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance, Best Contemporary Christian Music Song
Previous wins: Redman's two GRAMMYs mark the first wins of his career
Did you know?: Redman was nominated twice in the Best Contemporary Christian Music Song category for his "10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord)" and Passion and Chris Tomlin's "White Flag," which he co-wrote with Jason Ingram, Matt Maher and Tomlin. "10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord)" is featured on Redman's 2011 album, 10,000 Reasons, which topped Billboard's Christian Albums chart. Redman shared the win in this category with Israel Houghton and Micah Massey's "Your Presence Is Heaven." Redman earned his first GRAMMY nomination in 2010 for Best Gospel Song for "Our God," on which he teamed with Tomlin as well as Jesse Reeves and Jonas Myrin.