Kirk Franklin, Travis Greene and William Murphy
Earn Six Nominations in Four Categories
Nashville, TN on December 6, 2016, RCA Inspiration received three GRAMMY® Award nominations in the Best Gospel Album and Best Gospel Performance/Song categories. Kirk Franklin (Fo Yo Soul/RCA) and William Murphy were nominated for their albums LOSING MY RELIGION and DEMONSTRATE and Travis Greene received a nomination
for his song “Made a Way”.
In addition, Franklin is nominated for Best Gospel Performance/Song as a songwriter for Tamela Mann’s “God Provides”, Best Rap/Sung Performance and Best Rap Song for Kanye West’s “Ultralight Beam”, which he is featured on.
RCA Inspiration SVP and GM Phil Thornton says, “Congratulations to Kirk Franklin, Travis Greene, and William Murphy on their nominations! We are thrilled about these honors recognizing their work, and the amazing range their talent continues to bring, inspiring countless listeners and pushing the envelope in music”.
The 59th Annual GRAMMY® Awards will air live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, February 12th, 2017 on CBS. The full list of RCA Inspiration’s GRAMMY® Award nominations by artist is below.
RCA Inspiration 2017 GRAMMY® Award nominations:
Kirk Franklin (Fo Yo Soul Recordings/RCA Records)
BEST GOSPEL ALBUM – LOSING MY RELIGION
BEST GOSPEL PERFORMANCE/SONG – Tamela Mann & Kirk Franklin (songwriter) “God Provides”
BEST RAP/SUNG PERFORMANCE – Kanye West ft. Chance the Rapper, Kelly Price, Kirk Franklin & The-Dream “Ultralight Beam”
BEST RAP SONG – Kanye West ft. Chance the Rapper, Kelly Price, Kirk Franklin & The-Dream “Ultralight Beam”
Travis Greene (RCA Inspiration)
BEST GOSPEL PERFORMANCE/SONG – “Made a Way” [Live]
William Murphy (RCA Inspiration)
BEST GOSPEL ALBUM – DEMONSTRATE [Live]
RCA Inspiration (formerly Verity Gospel Music Group), is the Gospel label operating under Provident Music Group, a division of Sony Music Entertainment. Voted Billboard’s #1 “Gospel Songs Label” for the past 15 years, RCA Inspiration is the home of mega-gospel artists Donnie McClurkin, Israel Houghton, Marvin Sapp, Le’Andria Johnson, Fred Hammond and many more.