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Christian/Gospel Artists Win At Billboard Music Awards
Hillsong UNITED, Lauren Daigle and Kirk Franklin win in six categories
 

Christian/Gospel Artists Win At Billboard Music Awards
   

Posted: May 22, 2016, 5:00 PM | Category: General
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Source: NRT Staff Reports (KM)

Tonight, winners were announced in the 2016 Billboard Music Awards. Three artists came out on top of the six Christian and Gospel categories with Hillsong UNITED winning Top Christian Song ("Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)" and Top Christian Artist, Lauren Daigle winning Top Christian Album for her debut and Kirk Franklin sweeping all three of the Gospel categories. 

Here's the full list of nominations in the Christian categories:

Top Christian Song:
​Hillsong UNITED, "Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)" - WINNER
​Hillsong UNITED, "Touch The Sky"
​MercyMe, "Flawless"
NEEDTOBREATHE Featuring Gavin DeGraw, "Brother"
Chris Tomlin, "Good Good Father"

Top Christian Artist:
Casting Crowns
Lauren Daigle
​Hillsong United - WINNER
MercyMe
Chris Tomlin

Top Christian Album:
Lauren Daigle, How Can It Be - WINNER
​Hillsong UNITED, Empires
Joey + Rory, Hymns That Are Important To Us
​TobyMac, This Is Not A Test
Chris Tomlin, Adore: Christmas Songs of Worship

Top Gospel Artist:
Anthony Brown and group therAPy
Tasha Cobbs
Kirk Franklin - WINNER
Travis Greene
Marvin Sapp

Top Gospel Album:
Anthony Brown & group therAPy, Everyday Jesus
Tasha Cobbs, One Place Live
Kirk Franklin, Losing My Religion - WINNER
Jonathan McReynolds, Life Music: Stage Two
Marvin Sapp, You Shall Live

Top Gospel Song:
Anthony Brown and group therAPy, "Worth"
Erica Campbell feat. Big Shizz, "I Luh God"
Kirk Franklin, "Wanna Be Happy?" - WINNER
Travis Greene, "Intentional"
Brian Courtney Wilson, "Worth Fighting For"

 


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