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JEKALYN CARR ENDS 2016 WITH A BANG!
RECEIVES FIRST GRAMMY NOMINATION AND SEVEN EARLY-ROUND STELLAR CONSIDERATIONS
2016 has been a banner year for Gospel prodigy, Jekalyn Carr. It has just been announced, in The Recording Academy’s highly anticipated annual press conference live from Los Angeles, California, that Carr has received a Grammy nomination – in the category of Best Gospel Performance/Song – for her ground-breaking single, “You’re Bigger.” This is Carr’s first Grammy nomination, and it caps off a remarkable year of firsts for the prophetic powerhouse prodigy.
Her debut live recording, THE LIFE PROJECT, became her first #1 album when it entered the Billboard Gospel Albums chart at the coveted number 1 spot, where it ultimately spent several non-consecutive weeks. Similarly, her single, “You’re Bigger,” became her first #1 single as it ascended to the top of both the Gospel singles airplay and download charts, and has become a proclamation of faith for believers, worldwide. StellarSte20
Download “The Life Project” by Jekalyn Carr
Carr has also been announced in seven early-round categories for the 32nd annual Stellar Awards. The final stage of voting is open to the general public, and is open until December 16th. Fans and followers can vote by logging onto www.thestellarawards.com a
nd clicking the “Stellar Ballot” tab. Final nominations will be announced during a press conference and radio tour in January 2017.
Jekalyn is considered in the following categories:
• Category #1
ARTIST OF THE YEAR
• Category #2
SONG OF THE YEAR
• Category #4
ALBERTINA WALKER FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
• Category #9
PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
• Category #14
TRADITIONAL FEMALE OF THE YEAR – The Life Project/”You’re Bigger”
• Category #25
RECORDED MUSIC PACKAGING OF THE YEAR
• Category #26
PRAISE AND WORSHIP CD OF THE YEAR