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2014 Grammy Nominees: Tye Tribbett tops Gospel categories

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The Recording Academy announced the Grammy nominations on Friday, Dec. 6 during a televised concert at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles. The show was hosted by LL Cool J.

In the Gospel categories Tye Tribbett captured three nominations. Tribbett received nominations for Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance ("If He Did It Before...Same God"), Best Gospel Song ("If He Did It Before...Same God") and Best Gospel Album for his chart-topper "Greater Than."

Newcomer Tasha Cobbs received a Best Gospel/CCM Performance nod for "Break Every Chain (Live) and Best Gospel Album for "Grace."

Although not nominated in the gospel category, the legendary Mavis Staples received a Grammy nod for her chart-topping gospel album "One True Vine." The album was nominated for Best Americana Album.

The 56th Grammy Awards will be held Jan. 26 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The awards will be presented during the three-hour broadcast on the CBS network.

Here's the complete list of 2014 GRAMMY nominees in the Gospel and CCM categories.

Best Gospel/CCM Performance

“Break Every Chain” [Live], Tasha Cobbs

“Hurricane”~ Natalie Grant

“Lord, I Need You”~ Matt Maher


“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 Gospel Album

Grace [Live]~Tasha Cobbs

Best For Last: 20 Year Celebration Vol. 1 [Live]~Donald Lawrence

Best Days Yet~Bishop Paul S. Morton

God Chaser [Live]~ William Murphy

Greater Than [Live~ Tye Tribbett

Best CCM 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 CCM Album

"We Won't Be Shake"~Building 429

"All The People Said Amen [Live]"~ Matt Maher

"Overcomer"~ Mandisa

"Your Grace Finds Me (Live)"~ Matt Redman

"Burning Lights"~ Chris Tomlin

For the entire list of 2014 Grammy nominees head over to


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