2023 GRAMMY Nominations - 'Contemporary Christian Music' Category

This year's nominees in the Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Field features an equal amount of familiar names as well as welcome surprises. Handicapping the genre's winners has never been easy; however, this year it may prove to be absolutely impossible.  With so much quality music and so many worthy candidates, now is when the real guessing begins...

  • Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song

    This award is given to the artist(s) and songwriter(s) (for new compositions) for the best contemporary Christian music single or track...

    • God Really Loves Us (Radio Version)
      Crowder Featuring Dante Bowe and Maverick City Music; Dante Bowe, David Crowder, Ben Glover & Jeff Sojka, songwriters

    • So Good
      DOE; Chuck Butler, Dominique Jones & Ethan Hulse, songwriters

    • For God Is With Us
      for KING & COUNTRY & Hillary Scott; Josh Kerr, Jordan Reynolds, Joel Smallbone & Luke Smallbone, songwriters

    • Fear Is Not My Future
      Maverick City Music & Kirk Franklin; Kirk Franklin, Nicole Hannel, Jonathan Jay, Brandon Lake & Hannah Shackelford, songwriters

    • Holy Forever
      Chris Tomlin; Jason Ingram, Brian Johnson, Jenn Johnson, Chris Tomlin & Phil Wickham, songwriters

    • Hymn Of Heaven (Radio Version)
      Phil Wickham; Chris Davenport, Bill Johnson, Brian Johnson & Phil Wickham, songwriters

  • Best Contemporary Christian Music Album

    For albums containing greater than 50% playing time of newly recorded, vocal, contemporary Christian music...

    • Lion
      Elevation Worship

    • Breathe
      Maverick City Music

    • Life After Death

    • Always
      Chris Tomlin

    • My Jesus
      Anne Wilson

According to the GRAMMY website, "The mission of the Recording Academy is to recognize excellence in the recording arts and sciences, cultivate the well-being of the music community, and ensure that music remains an indelible part of our culture."


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