BET Awards 2018 Nominees out – Cece and Le’Andria topping the Gospel field

BET Awards – the world’s biggest awards night on the music calendar is out with the nominees for the 2018 edition of the Awards and as usual the gospel category is not left out. The 2018 awards recorded two nominations each for the incredible gospel musicians, Cece Winans and Le’Andria in the Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music field.

JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise joyfully had a nomination for ‘Best Gospel Performance/Song’ for their amazing chart topping song ‘You deserve it’.

‘Crossover: Live from Music City’ – Travis Greene’s latest album has also been nominated for the ‘Best Gospel Album’.


Check out the full list below:

  • Best Gospel Performance/Song

• Too Hard Not To – Tina Campbell
Tina Campbell; Tina Campbell & Warryn Campbell, songwriters

• You Deserve It – JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise Featuring Bishop Cortez Vaughn
JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise Featuring Bishop Cortez Vaughn; David Bloom, JJ Hairston, Phontane Demond Reed & Cortez Vaughn, songwriters

• Better Days – Le’Andria

• My Life – The Walls Group
The Walls Group; Warryn Campbell, Eric Dawkins, Damien Farmer, Damon Thomas, Ahjah Walls & Darrel Walls, songwriters

• Never Have To Be Alone – CeCe Winans
CeCe Winans; Dwan Hill & Alvin Love III, songwriters

  • Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song

• Oh My Soul – Casting Crowns
Casting Crowns; Mark Hall & Bernie Herms, songwriters

• Clean – Natalie Grant
Natalie Grant; Natalie Grant, songwriter

• What A Beautiful Name – Hillsong Worship
Hillsong Worship; Ben Fielding & Brooke Ligertwood, songwriters

• Even If – MercyMe
MercyMe; David Garcia, Ben Glover, Crystal Lewis, MercyMe & Tim Timmons, songwriters

• Hills And Valleys – Tauren Wells
Tauren Wells; Chuck Butler, Jonathan Smith & Tauren Wells, songwriters

  • Best Gospel Album

• Crossover: Live From Music City – Travis Greene

• Bigger Than Me – Le’Andria

• Close – Marvin Sapp

• Sunday Song – Anita Wilson

• Let Them Fall In Love – CeCe Winans

  • Best Contemporary Christian Music Album

• Rise – Danny Gokey

• Echoes (Deluxe Edition) – Matt Maher

• Lifer – MercyMe

• Hills And Valleys – Tauren Wells

• Chain Breaker – Zach Williams

  • Best Roots Gospel Album

• The Best Of The Collingsworth Family – Volume 1 — The Collingsworth Family

• Give Me Jesus – Larry Cordle

• Resurrection – Joseph Habedank

• Sing It Now: Songs Of Faith & Hope – Reba McEntire

• Hope For All Nations – Karen Peck & New River