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2006 Grammy Awards Nominees and Winners

Gospel Music

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The nominations for the 2006 Grammy Awards were announced on Thursday December 8, 2005. The awards were presented February 8, 2006 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The ceremonies were broadcast live on CBS Television at 8 p.m. EST.

Best Gospel Performance

Best Gospel Song

  • WINNER - Be Blessed - Yolanda Adams, James Harris III, Terry Lewis & James Q. Wright, songwriters (Yolanda Adams) - Track from: Day By Day
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  • "Again I Say Rejoice" - Israel Houghton & Aaron Lindsey, songwriters (Israel & New Breed)
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  • Heaven - Erica Campbell, Joi Campbell, Trecina Campbell & Warryn Campbell, songwriters (Mary Mary) - Track from: Mary Mary
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  • Lift Him Up - Joeworn Martin, songwriter (Hezekiah Walker & Love Fellowship Choir)
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  • We Must Praise - James Moss, songwriter (J Moss)
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Best Rock Gospel Album

Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album

Best Southern, Country, or Bluegrass Gospel Album

  • WINNER - Rock Of Ages...Hymns & Faith - Amy Grant

  • Live At Brooklyn Tabernacle - The Crabb Family

  • Sing Their Family Gospel Favorites - Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers

  • Southern Meets Soul: An American Gospel Jubilee - The Jordanaires, The Light Crust Doughboys, Nokie Edwards & Larry "T-Byrd" Gordon
  • Common Thread - The Oak Ridge Boys

Best Traditional Soul Gospel Album

Best Contemporary Soul Gospel Album

Best Gospel Choir Or Chorus Album

  • WINNER - One Voice - Gladys Knight, choir director; Saints Unified Voices

  • I Speak Life - Donald Lawrence, choir director; Donald Lawrence & Company

  • Live At The Fellowship - John P Kee, choir director; VIP Mass Choir

  • One Church - Kurt Carr, choir director; The Choir Of Life (Japan), The Choir Of Life (USA) & The Kurt Carr Singers

  • 20/85 The Experience - Hezekiah Walker, choir director; The Love Fellowship Choir

Other nominations of note include ...

    WINNER - U2's nomination for Album Of The Year for How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb

    Charlie Daniels' nomination for Best Country Instrumental Performance for I'll Fly Away, off of the Songs From The Longleaf Pines album

    WINNER - Believe, from The Polar Express for Best Song Written For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media

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