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The 56th annual Grammy Awards on Friday (Dec. 6) during a concert at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles. The Grammys is the biggest award in the music industry so it is kind of a big deal to even get nominated even for Christian/Gospel acts.

The 2014 Grammy awards nominations in the Gospel/Contemporary Christian music field holds a few surprises along side a several anticipated nominees. Mandisa and Tye Tribbett both led with three nominations each, Tasha Cobbs earned two nominations in the Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance and Best Gospel Album categories. Natalie grant, Matt Maher and Chris Tomlin all scored two nominations each as well. 2013 Grammy winners Mary Mary and Matt Redman also got nominated for the 2014 awards.

The 56th Grammy Awards will be held on Jan. 26 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Below is the full nomination list in the Gospel/Contemporary Christian music field

Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance

Break Every Chain [Live] – Tasha Cobbs

Hurricane – Natalie Grant

Lord, I Need You – Matt Maher

Overcomer – Mandisa

If He Did It Before… Same God [Live] – Tye Tribbett

Best Gospel Song

Have Your Way – Calvin Frazier & Deitrick Haddon, songwriters (Deitrick Haddon)

If He Did It Before… Same God [Live] – Tye Tribbett, songwriter (Tye Tribbett)

If I Believe – Wirlie Morris, Michael Paran, Charlie Wilson & Mahin Wilson, songwriters (Charlie Wilson)

A Little More Jesus – Erica Campbell, Tina Campbell & Warryn Campbell, songwriters (Erica Campbell)

Still – Percy Bady, songwriter (Percy Bady Featuring Lowell Pye)

Best Contemporary Christian Music Song

Hurricane – Matt Bronleewe, Natalie Grant & Cindy Morgan, songwriters (Natalie Grant)

Love Take Me Over – Steven Curtis Chapman, songwriter (Steven Curtis Chapman)

Overcomer – David Garcia, Ben Glover & Christopher Stevens, songwriters (Mandisa)

Speak Life – Toby McKeehan, Jamie Moore & Ryan Stevenson, songwriters (Tobymac)

Whom Shall I Fear (God Of Angel Armies) – Ed Cash, Scott Cash & Chris Tomlin, songwriters (Chris Tomlin)

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article courtesy of TheExaminer.com

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