Billboard Music Awards announce 2021 Nominees for Top Christian, Gospel Artist, Song, Album; Casting Crown tops chart

Tiffany BarnesApr 30, 2021 12:06 PM EDT
Credit: Casting Crown Casting Crown takes top nominee of 2021 Billboard Music Awards Top Christian Artist (Screenshot: "Only Jesus," Casting Crown, YouTube)

Dick Clark productions, along with NBC network, announced today that the 2021 Billboard Music Awards (BBMAs) will broadcast live on Sunday, May 23, at 8 P.M. EDT/ 5 P.M. PST on NBC. Billboard Charts is the ultimate authority and standards of success in the music industry. For close to 30 years, the Billboard Music Awards celebrated honorees who have outstanding and creative achievements in music, based on their performances on the Billboard Charts. This year, BBMAs released the nominees among Top Christian and Gospel Artist, Top Christian/Gospel Album, and Top Christian/Gospel Song. See below for the list of honored nominees. Did you guess them right?

Top Christian Artist:

Casting Crowns
Elevation Worship
Carrie Underwood
Zach Williams

Top Gospel Artist:

Kirk Franklin
Koryn Hawthorne
Tasha Cobbs Leonard
Maverick City Music
Kanye West

Top Christian Album:

Bethel Music, Peace
Elevation Worship, Grave Into Gardens
Carrie Underwood, My Gift
We The Kingdom, Holy Water
Zach Williams, Rescue Story

Top Gospel Album:

Koryn Hawthorne, I AM
Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Royalty: Live at the Ryman
Maverick City Music, Maverick City Vol. 3 Part 1
Maverick City Music, Maverick City Vol. 3 Part 2
Kierra Sheard, Kierra

Top Christian Song:

Elevation Worship ft. Brandon Lake, "Graves Into Gardens"
for KING & COUNTRY, Kirk Franklin & Tori Kelly, "TOGETHER"
Kari Jobe, Cody Carnes, & Elevation Worship, "The Blessing (Live)"
Tauren Wells ft. Jenn Johnson, "Famous For (I Believe)"
Zach Williams & Dolly Parton, "There Was Jesus"

Top Gospel Song:

Koryn Hawthorne, "Speak To Me"
Jonathan McReynolds & Mali Music, "Movin' On"
Marvin Sapp, "Thank You For It All"
Tye Tribbett, "We Gon' Be Alright"
Kanye West ft. Travis Scott, "Wash Us In The Blood"

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