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Capitol CMG Label Group Captures 7 GRAMMY Nominations for 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards

Dec 10, 2013

Capitol CMG Label Group garnered seven GRAMMY nominations for the upcoming 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards. Nominations were announced by the Recording Academy on Friday evening live from Los Angeles. 

Chris Tomlin received two nominations as a writer and artist (Best Contemporary Christian Music Song, Best Contemporary Christian Music Album) and Mandisa was recognized with two nominations as an artist (Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance, Best Contemporary Christian Music Album). In addition, her No. 1 song "Overcomer" was nominated as Best Contemporary Christian Music Song. Tobymac recieved a nomination as a writer (Best Contemporary Christian Music Song), and Matt Redman was recognized for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album. 

“We could not be more proud and excited for our artists at Capitol CMG who were nominated for a GRAMMY award,” says Peter York, President, Capitol CMG Label Group. “We congratulate all of our artists and nominees for their extraordinary work, and we are grateful to the voters of The Recording Academy for acknowledging these artists."

According to a press statement released by The Recording Academy, this year's GRAMMY Awards process registered more than 22,000 submissions over a 12-month eligibility period (Oct. 1, 2012 – Sept. 30, 2013).

The 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be held Jan. 26, 2014 from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, airing on CBS at 8pm EST.

Capitol Christian Music Group GRAMMY Awards nominees:  

 
 
Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance
“Overcomer” by Mandisa
 
Best Contemporary Christian Music Song (nomination goes to writers)
“Overcomer” written by David Garcia, Ben Glover, Christopher Stevens
(as performed by Mandisa)
“Speak Life” written by Toby McKeehan, Jamie Moore, Ryan Stevenson
(as performed by Tobymac)
“Whom Shall I Fear (God Of Angel Armies)” written by Ed Cash, Scott Cash,
Chris Tomlin
(as performed Chris Tomlin)
 
Best Contemporary Christian Music Album
Overcomer, Mandisa (Sparrow Records)
Your Grace Finds Me, Matt Redman (sixstepsrecords/Sparrow Records)
Burning Lights, Chris Tomlin (sixstepsrecords/Sparrow Records)
 
 
 
The complete list of nominees can be found at www.grammy.com/nominees.  
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