God is really opening doors for Christian rap as we continue to pray for favor and understanding of a genre of music that is really blessing great multitudes of youth, young adults and hop hop lovers that want music that inspires them with the love of Christ and not tear them down, yet still has a great beat!
To that end, Lecrae is made history with 5 nominations (2 for artist of the year) in the 1st round. Those of you who are SAGMA members you can vote now until sept 5th by clicking here. If you are not a SAGMA member you can join by clicking here.
Here are the 1st round categories that Lecrae is listed in, Let’s pray that the same nominations make it to the final round!
1. ARTIST OF THE YEAR:
|LECRAE , CD TITLE – REHAB: THE OVERDOSE, LABEL – REACH RECORDS|
|LECRAE , CD TITLE – REHAB, LABEL – REACH RECORDS|
|MARY MARY , CD TITLE – SOMETHING BIG, LABEL – COLUMBIA RECORDS/MY BLOCK RECORDS|
|MISSISSIPPI MASS CHOIR , CD TITLE – …THEN SINGS MY SOUL, LABEL – MALACO|
|RICKY DILLARD & NEW G , CD TITLE – KEEP LIVING, LABEL – LIGHT RECORDS/ENTERTAINMENT ONE|
|SHEKINAH GLORY MINISTRY , CD TITLE – REFRESHED BY FIRE, LABEL – KINGDOM RECORDS, INC.|
|SMOKIE NORFUL , CD TITLE – HOW I GOT OVER: SONGS THAT CARRIED US, LABEL – TREMYLES MUSIC/EMI GOSPEL|
|TRIN‐I‐TEE 5:7 , CD TITLE – ANGEL & CHANELLE, LABEL – MUSIC WORLD GOSPEL/MUSIC WORLD|
|TROY SNEED , CD TITLE – MY HEART SAYS YES, LABEL – EMTRO GOSPEL|
|TYE TRIBBETT , CD TITLE – FRESH, LABEL – COLUMBIA RECORDS|
|VASHAWN MITCHELL , CD TITLE – TRIUMPHANT, LABEL – EMI GOSPEL|
|JAMES FORTUNE & FIYA, CD TITLE – I BELIEVE, LABEL – BLACKSMOKE MUSIC|
|DORINDA CLARK COLE, CD TITLE – BACK TO YOU, LABEL – LIGHT RECORDS/ENTERTAINMENT ONE|
|BEVERLY CRAWFORD, CD TITLE – LIVE FROM LOS ANGELES – VOL. 2, LABEL – JDI RECORDS|
|KIRK FRANKLIN, CD TITLE – HELLO FEAR, LABEL – VERITY GOSPEL MUSIC GROUP|
|DEITRICK HADDON, CD TITLE – CHURCH ON THE MOON, LABEL – VERITY GOSPEL MUSIC GROUP|
|ISRAEL HOUGHTON, CD TITLE – LOVE GOD. LOVE PEOPLE., LABEL – INTEGRITY MUSIC|
|BISHOP PAUL S. MORTON, CD TITLE – BISHOP MORTON CELEBRATES 25 YEARS OF MUSIC, LABEL – LIGHT RECORDS/ENTERTAINMENT ONE|
|EARNEST PUGH, CD TITLE – EARNESTLY YOURS, LABEL – BLACKSMOKE MUSIC WORLDWIDE
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