Provident Music Group was honored with eight GRAMMY nominations this morning as the nominees were announced for the 59th GRAMMY Awards. Among those nominated were first-time nominee Zach Williams of Essential Records and multiple nominee Kirk Franklin of Fo Yo Soul/ RCA.

The Recording Academy will present the 59th GRAMMY Awards on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017. The awards will be live from Staples Center in Los Angeles and broadcast on CBS at 8 pm ET/5 pm PT. 

See below for the complete list of Provident Label Group, Essential Music Publishing and RCA Inspiration nominees. 

ABOUT PROVIDENT MUSIC GROUP: Provident Music Group, whose labels include Essential Records, Reunion Records, Essential Worship, Beach Street Records and RCA Inspiration, is home to an artist roster including Casting Crowns, Third Day, Tenth Avenue North, RED, Matt Maher, Fred Hammond, Marvin Sapp and Travis Greene, among others. Provident Music Group also consists of Provident Films (“War Room,” “Mom’s Night Out,” “Courageous”), Essential Music Publishing and Essential Artist Services.

Category 36 – Best Gospel Performance/Song:  
“Made A Way [Live]
Travis Greene
Travis Greene; Travis Greene, songwriter
Track from: The Hill [Live]
[RCA Inspiration; Publisher(s): Greenelight International]
“God Provides
Tamela Mann
Tamela Mann; Kirk Franklin, songwriter
Track from: One Way
[TillyMann Music; Publisher(s): Second Half Music Publishing]
Category 37 – Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song
“Trust In You
Lauren Daigle
Lauren Daigle; Lauren Daigle, Michael Farren & Paul Mabury, songwriters
Track from: How Can It Be
[Centricity Music; Publisher(s): CentricSongs/Sony/ATV Timber Publishing/Word Music & Pocket Full of Rocks Publishing]

“Chain Breaker”
Zach Williams
Zach Williams; Mia Fieldes, Jonathan Smith & Zach Williams, songwriters
[Essential Records/Provident/Sony Music; Publisher(s): Anthems of Hope/Upside Down Under/Be Essential Songs/Not Just Another Song Publishing/So Essential Tunes]
Category 38 – Best Gospel Album
Losing My Religion
Kirk Franklin
[Fo Yo Soul Recordings/RCA Records]

Demonstrate [Live]
William Murphy
[RCA Inspiration]

Category 23 – Best Rap/Sung Performance
“Ultralight Beam
Kanye West Featuring Chance The Rapper, Kelly Price, Kirk Franklin & The-Dream
Track from: The Life Of Pablo
[G.O.O.D. Music/Def Jam Recordings]
Category 24 – Best Rap Song
“Ultralight Beam
Chancelor Bennett, Kasseem Dean, Mike Dean, Kirk Franklin, Noah Goldstein, Samuel Griesemer, Terius Nash, Jerome Potter, Kelly Price, Nico “Donnie Trumpet” Segal, Derek Watkins, Kanye West & Cydel Young, songwriters (Kanye West Featuring Chance The Rapper, Kelly Price, Kirk Franklin & The-Dream)
Track from: The Life Of Pablo
[G.O.O.D. Music/Def Jam; Publisher(s): Please Gimme My Publishing/EMI Blackwood Music Inc./Warner-Tamerlane Publishng Corp./Papa George Music admin. by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp/For the Write Price admin. by Kobalt Songs Music Publishing/2082 Music Publishing/WB Music Corp./Universal Music Brentwood Benson Songs/Universal Music Z-Tunes LLC/Monza Ronza/Universal Tunes/Chancelor Bennett Publishing Designee/Noah Goldstein Music/JLOL ASCAP/Samuel Griesemer Publishing Designee/BMG Platinum Songs/Mr. Redan Music]

Source: Merge PR

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