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Friday, January 23, 2009

The Grammys

The nominees for the 2009 GRAMMY Awards were announced late last year (the eligibility period is for albums released between Oct. 1, 2007, and Sept. 30, 2008)The winners will be announced live in Los Angeles on the 9th of February this year. Yes no Third Day, Mercy Me, Group 1 Crew, Canton Jones or Da’ T.R.U.T.H. but well it’s pretty full of quality nominations, below is a list of all the gospel nominees(although I wonder what makes these judges qualified to say who does or doesn’t deserve to get awards for Gospel Music).

Best Gospel Performance(Here it’s gotta be Casting Crowns)

  • "I Understand”
    Kim Burrell, Rance Allen, Bebe Winans, Mariah Carey & Hezekiah Walker's Love Fellowship Tabernacle Church Choir
    Track from: Randy Jackson's Music Club, Volume One
  • "East To West"
    Casting Crowns
    Track from: The Altar And The Door Live
  • "Get Up"
    Mary Mary
    Track from: The Sound
  • "Shall We Gather At The River"
    Take 6
    Track from: The Standard
  • "Waging War"
    CeCe Winans
    Track from: Thy Kingdom Come

Best Gospel Song(Here it’s either Kirk or Brandon Heath)

  • "Cover Me"
    James L. Moss, songwriter (21:03 With Fred Hammond, Smokie Norful & J Moss)
    Track from: Total Attention
  • "Get Up"
    Erica Campbell, Tina Campbell, Warryn Campbell & Eric Dawkins, songwriters (Mary Mary)
    Track from: The Sound
  • "Give Me Your Eyes"
    Brandon Heath & Jason Ingram, songwriters (Brandon Heath)
    Track from: What If We
  • "Help Me Believe"
    Kirk Franklin, songwriter (Kirk Franklin)
    Track from: The Fight Of My Life
  • "You Reign"
    Jim Bryson, Steven Curtis Chapman, Nathan Cochran, Barry Graul, Bart Millard, Mike Scheuchzer & Robby Shaffer, songwriters (
    Track from: All That Is Within Me

Best Rock Or Rap Gospel Album(My heart says Flame my head says toby)

  • Hello
    After Edmund
  • Our World Redeemed
  • We Need Each Other
    Sanctus Real
  • Rock What You Got
  • Alive And Transported

Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album (Brandon or Cece?)

Best Southern, Country, Or Bluegrass Gospel Album (Who are these)

  • Room For More
    Booth Brothers
  • Lovin' Life
    Gaither Vocal Band
  • Steps To Heaven
    Charlie Louvin
  • Hymned Again
    Bart Millard
  • Ephesians One
    Karen Peck & New River

Best Traditional Gospel Album (Either Blind Boys or The Brooklyn peeps)

  • Down In New Orleans
    The Blind Boys Of Alabama
  • I'll Say Yes
    The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir
  • Take It Back
    Dorinda Clark-Cole
  • Together In Worship
    Deitrick Haddon Presents . . . Voices Of Unity
  • No Limit
    Bishop Charles E. Blake Presents... The West Angeles COGIC Mass Choir

Best Contemporary R&B Gospel Album (Kirk or maybe Mary Mary,Tye Tribbett’s got an outside shot)

  • Reflections
    Jason Champion
  • The Fight Of My Life
    Kirk Franklin
  • The Sound
    Mary Mary
  • Donald Lawrence Introduces: Family Prayer
    The Murrills
  • Stand Out
    Tye Tribbett & G.A.

The stuff in brackets are my em…postulations so who wants to bet? lol..

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