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Chris Tomlin, Brandon Heath, Royal Tailor among 2012 Grammy nominees

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Royal Tailor earned its first GRAMMY nod

On Wednesday night, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences hosted a special concert to announce the 2012 GRAMMY Award nominees. Of course, most of the nominations didn’t make the show, so Whole Notes is here to catch you up on how your favorite Christian music artists fared.

Some of the nominees have been featured by Whole Notes this past year. Where highlighted, we’ve included a link back to those interviews (including Royal Tailor, Leeland, Natalie Grant and Steven Curtis Chapman). Here’s a look at the full list:

 

Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance
Steven Curtis Chapman – “Do Everything”

Natalie Grant – “Alive (Mary Magdalene)”

Brandon Heath – “Your Love”

Le’Andria Johnson – “Jesus”

Chris Tomlin – “I Lift My Hands”

Best Gospel Song
“Hello Fear” – Written by: Kirk Franklin. Performed by: Kirk Franklin

“Sitting With Me” – Written by: Erica Campbell, Tina Campbell, Gerald Haddon & Tammi Haddon. Performed by: Mary Mary.

“Spiritual” – Written by: Donald Lawrence. Performed by: Donald Lawrence & Co. Featuring Blanche McAllister-Dykes.

“Trust Me”- Written by: Richard Smallwood. Performed by: Richard Smallwood & Vision

“Window” – Written by: Canton Jones. Performed by: Canton Jones.

Best Contemporary Christian Music Song
“Blessings” – Laura Story, songwriter (Laura Story)

“Hold Me” – Jamie Grace Harper, Toby McKeehan & Christopher Stevens, songwriters (Jamie Grace Featuring Tobymac)

“I Lift My Hands” – Louie Giglio, Matt Maher & Chris Tomlin, songwriters (Chris Tomlin)

“Strong Enough” – Matthew West, songwriter (Matthew West)

“Your Love” – Brandon Heath & Jason Ingram, songwriters (Brandon Heath)

Best Gospel Album
“The Love Album” – Kim Burrell

“The Journey” – Andrae Crouch

“Hello Fear” – Kirk Franklin

“Something Big” – Mary Mary

“Angel & Chanelle Deluxe Edition” – Trin-I-Tee 5:7

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album
“Ghosts Upon The Earth” – Gungor

“Leaving Eden” – Brandon Heath

“The Great Awakening” – Leeland

“What If We Were Real” – Mandisa

“Black & White” – Royal Tailor

“And If Our God Is For Us” – Chris Tomlin

Other nominees of note include Amy Grant who is up for Best Country Song as the co-writer of husband Vince Gill’s song “Threaten Me With Heaven,” and former Christian music artist Joy Williams who is now one-half of the duo The Civil Wars (along with John Paul White) is up for Best Folk Album for “Barton Hollow.”

The 2012 GRAMMY Awards will be aired live February 12th on CBS.

And be looking for upcoming Whole Notes interviews with other GRAMMY nominees in the coming days including Tobymac, Chris Tomlin, Matt Maher, Brandon Heath and Mandisa.



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