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Gospel/ Contemporary Christian

Genre

Gospel/ Contemporary Christian

Wins*

807

Nominations*

4071

2016 - 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards Winners

God Provides

Best Gospel Performance/Song

God Provides

Tamela Mann

Thy Will

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song

Thy Will

Hillary Scott & The Scott Family

Losing My Religion

Best Gospel Album

Losing My Religion

Kirk Franklin

Love Remains

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album

Love Remains

Hillary Scott & The Scott Family

Hymns

Best Roots Gospel Album

Hymns

Joey+Rory

All Nominations From This Genre

*Through the 66th GRAMMY Awards

Music Facts: Gospel/Contemporary Christian

  • The origins of gospel music can be traced to the early 1600s. 

  • There are many variations of gospel, but Black gospel is by far the most well-known. 

  • Legendary gospel group the Fisk Jubilee Singers are the oldest organized group of Black musicians in America. Founded in 1871, they won their first GRAMMY, for Best Roots Gospel Album, at the 63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards in 2021.

All GRAMMY Awards and Nominations for Gospel/ Contemporary Christian

Wins

Best Gospel Performance/Song

All Things

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song

Your Power

Best Gospel Album

All Things New: Live In Orlando

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album

Church Clothes 4

Best Roots Gospel Album

Echoes Of The South

Nominations

Best Gospel Performance/Song

Feel Alright (Blessed)

Best Gospel Performance/Song

God Is

Best Gospel Performance/Song

Lord Do It For Me (Live)

Best Gospel Performance/Song

God Is Good

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song

Believe

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song

God Problems

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song

Love Me Like I Am

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song

Thank God I Do

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song

Firm Foundation (He Won't) [Live]

Best Gospel Album

My Truth

Best Gospel Album

The Maverick Way

Best Gospel Album

Hymns (Live)

Best Gospel Album

I Love You

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album

My Tribe

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album

Lauren Daigle

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album

Emanuel

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album

I Believe

Best Roots Gospel Album

Shine: The Darker The Night The Brighter The Light

Best Roots Gospel Album

Meet Me At The Cross

Best Roots Gospel Album

Songs That Pulled Me Through The Tough Times

Best Roots Gospel Album

Tribute To The King