Check out Beliefnet's reviews of the acts that made the short list of nominees:

Mary Mary
Jaci Valasquez
Jars of Clay
Roaring Lambs (Compilation)
City on a Hill (Compilation)
Kirk Franklin's 1NC
Project 86
Michael W. Smith
Aaron Neville
Alvaro Lopez
The Kry
Music from and Inspired by Jesus: The Epic Mini-Series (compilation)

With the same nominations year after year Beliefnet asks the question: Who will stop Steven Curtis Chapman?

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