RCA INSPIRATION GARNERS TOP GOSPEL NOMINATIONS FOR 2017 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS
Kirk Franklin and Travis Greene Garner Six Total Nominations including
Top Gospel Artist
Nashville, TN (April 10, 2017) – RCA Inspiration celebrates multiple nominations across all top Gospel categories for the 2017 Billboard Music Awards, with six total nominations for chart-toppers Kirk Franklin (Fo Yo Soul/RCA)and Travis Greene. With Billboard Music Awards nominations culled from numerous measurements tracked by Billboard and its data partners, Franklin and Greene garner three nominations each, across all three Gospel categories for: Top Gospel Artist, Top Gospel Album, and Top Gospel Song.
Returning winner Kirk Franklin, who topped numerous Billboard “Year-End” Gospel charts for 2016, continues to be a trailblazing force with his GRAMMY®-winning #1 album LOSING MY RELIGION and #1 song “Wanna Be Happy?” nominated for Top Gospel Album and Top Gospel Song.
Losing My Religion
On his 11th album, Kirk Franklin once again establishes himself as the frontrunner in Gospel music. The 13-song project explores timely themes and classic sentiments, while offering renewed testimony to Kirk?s status as a GRAMMY-winning songwriter and producer.Kirk collaborates with a wide array of music luminaries, including stellar performances from Kim Burrell, Lalah Hathaway, Tamela …
Returning nominee Travis Greene, who recently celebrated multiple top honors at the Stellar Awards, continues to rise with his #1 award-winning live album THE HILL and his GRAMMY®-nominated #1 song “Made A Way”, which are nominated for Top Gospel Album and Top Gospel Song.
The 2017 Billboard Music Awards will be held in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 21st, 2017, and air live on ABC at 8 pm EST / 5 pm PST.
ABOUT RCA INSPIRATION
RCA Inspiration (formerly Verity Gospel Music Group), is the Gospel label operating under Provident Music Group, a division of Sony Music Entertainment. Voted Billboard’s #1 “Gospel Songs Label” for the past 16 years, RCA Inspiration is the home of mega-gospel artists Donnie McClurkin, Israel Houghton, Marvin Sapp, Le’Andria Johnson, Fred Hammond, Travis Greene, and many more.
ABOUT FO YO SOUL RECORDINGS
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.