Kirk Franklin And Mary Mary Lead Grammy Nods For Gospel Categories!

The 54th annual GRAMMY nominations included [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Kirk Franklin[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Mary Mary[/lastfm] leading the gospel world with the most nominations. And Orlando’s own [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Le’Andria Johnson[/lastfm] received her first nomination as well. The awards show will air live on Feb. 12, 2012.

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Grammy Nominees Announced —

The nominees for the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards have been announced. Kirk Franklin and Mary Mary lead the Gospel categories with two nominations in the categories of “Best Gospel Song” (for “Hello Fear” and “Sitting With Me” respectively) and “Best Gospel Album” (for Hello Fear and Something Big respectively). Other nominees in the category of “Best Gospel Song” include [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Donald Lawrence[/lastfm] (“Spiritual”), [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Richard Smallwood[/lastfm] (“Trust Me”), and[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”] Canton Jones [/lastfm](“Window”).

Other nominees in the category of “Best Gospel Album” include [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Kim Burrell [/lastfm](The Love Album), [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Andrae Crouch[/lastfm] (The Journey), and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Trin-i-tee 5:7[/lastfm] (Angel & Chanelle Deluxe Edition). Congratulations also Le’Andria Johnson who is nominated for “Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance” for her single “Jesus”. The 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards takes place live in Los Angeles, CA at the Staples Center on Feb. 12, 2012.

I sure hope that Le’Andria can bring home a GRAMMY! That would be an awesome blessing!

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