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2014 Gospel Grammy winnersand nominees, plus pre-show and live broadcast details

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The 56th Annual Grammy Awards will air live tonight on CBS, with the bulk of the awards being handed out in a pre-telecast currently streaming online at (thru 6 PM/ EST). Hosted by Cyndi Lauper, the pre- show is being held at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles.

Winners in the gospel categories were announced in the pre-show. Motown Gospel artist Tye Tribbett has won a Grammys for Album of the Year and Song of the Year. Tribbett also served as a presenter during the early ceremony. Label mate Tasha Cobbs won a Grammy for Best Contemporary Gospel Performance for the single "Break Every Chain."

During her acceptance speech, Cobbs a former worship leader from Jessup, GA dedicated the win to her father who passed away a week ago, asking the audience to rise to their feet to honor him.

Mandisa's "Overcomer" won for Best Contemporary Christian Song of the Year and Best Contemporary Christian Music Album.

Tonight starting at 8 PM/ EST artists from various musical genres will be recognized with the coveted Grammy live at the Staple Center in Los Angeles.

L.L Cool J, who announced nominees in a Grammy television special on Dec. 6, 2013 returns as the host of the show. There are no known gospel performances to report; however, click here for a list of other presenters and performers.

Please return to this post for an updated list. Current winners in all gospel categories are highlighted below.


Best Gospel Album:
Grace (Live) — Tasha Cobbs
Best For Last: 20 Year Celebration Vol. 1 — Donald Lawrence
Best Days Yet — Bishop Paul S. Morton
God Chaser (Live) — William Murphy
Greater Than (Live) — Tye Tribbett

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)

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album
"We Won't Be Shaken" -- Building 429
"All The People Said Amen [Live]" -- Matt Maher
"Overcomer" -- Mandisa
"Your Grace Finds Me (Live)" -- Matt Redman
"Burning Lights" Chris Tomlin


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