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Jeremy Camp Receives First Grammy Nomination

Overture Media – SEATTLE, Wash. -- BEC Recordings’ Jeremy Camp was honored with his first Grammy nomination for Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album.  Camp was nominated for his 2008 release, Speaking Louder Than Before. This news comes on the heels of his second American Music Award nomination last month. This also marks the label’s first musical Grammy nomination.

“I’m honored and blessed to be nominated,” shared Jeremy Camp upon receiving the news. “God’s grace is definitely abundant.”

The 52nd Annual Grammy nominations were announced on Wednesday night during a special televised concert in Los Angeles at Club Nokia. The 2010 Grammy awards will air live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA on January 31, 2010. 

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Grammy Gospel Nominations

Best Gospel Performance
  • "Free To Be Me"
    Francesca Battistelli
  • "Jesus Is Love"
    Heather Headley featuring Smokie Norful
  • "I Believe"
    Jonny Lang With Fisk Jubilee Singers
  • "Wait On The Lord"
    Donnie McClurkin featuring Karen Clark Sheard
  • "Born Again"
    Third Day
Best Gospel Song
  • "Born Again"
    Tai Anderson, David Carr, Mark Lee & Mac Powell, songwriters (Third Day)
  • "City On Our Knees"
    Cary Barlowe, Toby McKeehan & Jaime Moore, songwriters (TobyMac)
  • "Every Prayer"
    Dayna Caddell, Israel Houghton, Aaron Lindsey & Ricardo Sanchez, songwriters (Israel Houghton & Mary Mary)
  • "God In Me"
    Erica Campbell, Tina Campbell & Warryn Campbell, songwriters (Mary Mary Featuring Kierra "KiKi" Sheard)
  • "The Motions"
    Jason Houser, Sam Mizell & Matthew West, songwriters (Matthew West)
Best Rock Or Rap Gospel Album
  • The Big Picture
    Da' T.R.U.T.H.
    [Cross Movement Records]
  • Crash
    Decyfer Down
    [INO Records]
  • Innocence & Instinct
    [Essential Records]
  • Live Revelations
    Third Day
    [Essential Records]
  • The Dash
    John Wells-The Tonic
    [Cross Movement Records]
Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album
  • Speaking Louder Than Before
    Jeremy Camp
    [BEC Recordings]
  • The Power Of One
    Israel Houghton
    [Integrity Music]
  • The Long Fall Back To Earth
    Jars Of Clay
    [Gray Matters/Essential Records]
  • Love Is On The Move
    [Essential Records]
  • Freedom
    [Sparrow Records]
Best Southern, Country, Or Bluegrass Gospel Album
  • Jason Crabb
    Jason Crabb
    [Spring Hill Music Group]
  • Dream On
    Ernie Haase & Signature Sound
    [Gaither Music Group]
  • The Rock
    Tracy Lawrence
    [Rocky Comfort Records/Artist2Market Distribution]
  • In God's Time
    Barry Scott & Second Wind
    [Rebel Records]
  • Everyday
    Triumphant Quartet
    [Daywind Records]
Best Traditional Gospel Album
  • God Don't Never Change
    Ashley Cleveland
    [E1 Music]
  • The Law Of Confession, Part I
    Donald Lawrence & Co.
    [Quiet Water/Verity]
  • Oh Happy Day
    (Various Artists)
    Bill Hearn, Ken Levitan, Ken Pennell, Jack Rovner & Cedric Thompson, producers
    [EMI Gospel/Vector Recordings]
  • The Journey Continues
    The Williams Brothers
    [Blackberry Records]
  • How I Got Over
    Vickie Winans
    [Destiny Joy Records]
Best Contemporary R&B Gospel Album
  • Audience Of One
    Heather Headley
    [EMI Gospel]
  • Renewed
    Sheri Jones-Moffett
    [EMI Gospel]
  • Just James
    J Moss
    [GospoCentric/ Verity]
  • Smokie Norful: Live
    Smokie Norful
    [EMI Gospel]
  • Bold Right Life
    Kierra Sheard
    [EMI Gospel]


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nominees' reactions

Francesca BattistelliFrancesca Battistelli

"I am shocked, thrilled, and honored to be nominated for a Grammy award! I started dancing in my dressing room in Boston the night I found out. It's truly a dream come true, and it means so much that a song I wrote in college has resonated with people so deeply.”


Jars of ClayJars of Clay @ twitter

"We're so excited that The Long Fall... is nominated for a Grammy!"


MandisaMandisa @ twitter

"SHUT IT!!! How did everyone know I was nominated for a Grammy but me?! What did I miss?!"

Thx 4 ur encouragement abt my Grammy nod y'all! I found out that I was nominated 4 Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album."

last year's winners

Best Gospel Performance

  • Mary Mary, "Get Up"

Best Gospel Song

  • Kirk Franklin, "Help Me Believe"

Best Rock or Rap Gospel Album

  • TobyMac, Alive and Transported

Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album

  • CeCe Winans, Thy Kingdom Come

Best Southern, Country, Or Bluegrass Gospel Album

  • Gaither Vocal Band, Lovin' Life

Best Traditional Gospel Album

  • The Blind Boys Of Alabama, Down In New Orleans

Best Contemporary R&B Gospel Album

  • Kirk Franklin, The Fight Of My Life