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RCA INSPIRATION CELEBRATES MULTIPLE NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2016 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS Kirk Franklin, Marvin Sapp, and Travis Greene Receive Seven Total Nominations

RCA Inspiration Celebrates Multiple Nominations For The 2016 Billboard Music Awards

RCA Inspiration

RCA INSPIRATION CELEBRATES MULTIPLE NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2016 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS

 

New York, NY (April 11, 2016)RCA Inspiration garners a slate of Billboard Music Awards nominations across all gospel categories, celebrating seven total nominations for hit artists Kirk Franklin (Fo Yo Soul Recordings/ RCA Records) , Marvin Sapp, and Travis Greene.  Franklin, Sapp, and Greene are each named as finalists in the Top Gospel Artist category.  Kirk Franklin has three nominations across all three Gospel categories, Marvin Sapp has two nominations, and Travis Greene also received two nominations.

Kirk Franklin - Losing My Religion
Kirk Franklin – Losing My Religion

Pioneering Gospel superstar Kirk Franklin continues a banner year of highlights with his most recently-released album LOSING MY RELIGION, his chart-topping eleventh studio album released in November 2015.  In addition to his Billboard Music Award nomination for Top Gospel Artist, LOSING MY RELIGION is nominated in the Top Gospel Album category, and his record-breaking, GRAMMY®-winning hit single “Wanna Be Happy?” is nominated in the Top Gospel Song category.

 

Marvin Sapp - You Shall Live
Marvin Sapp – You Shall Live

In addition to his nomination for Top Gospel Artist, acclaimed gospel superstar and pastor, Marvin Sapp garners a Billboard Music Award nomination in the Top Gospel Album category, for his 2015 album YOU SHALL LIVEYOU SHALL LIVE is Sapp’s tenth solo album and marked his fourth #1 gospel album debut.

 

Travis Greene - The Hill
Travis Greene – The Hill

Along with his nomination for Top Gospel Artist, rising star Travis Greene garners a Billboard Music Award nomination in the Top Gospel Song category, for his #1 hit single “Intentional”.  The GRAMMY®-nominated “Intentional” was released as the first single from his chart-topping major label debut album THE HILL.

 

The 2016 Billboard Music Awards will take place on Sunday May 22, 2016, airing live from Las Vegas at 8:00 p.m. ET on ABC.

 

ABOUT RCA INSPIRATION

RCA Inspiration (formerly Verity Gospel Music Group), is the #1 gospel label in the country that operates under 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.

 

ABOUT FO YO SOUL RECORDINGS/RCA RECORDS

Fo Yo Soul Recordings is a joint venture between gospel music icon Kirk Franklin and RCA Records. The Dallas-based inspirational music label, which was established in 2013, showcases some of the genre’s most talented emerging artists and established performers.

 

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MEDIA CONTACTS:

RCA Inspiration                  

Tricia N. Newell                     

212-833-6640                                                 

Tricia.newell@sonymusic.com          

 

W&W Public Relations

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Grace Tobia / Grace@w-wpr.com

 

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