Nashville, TN (December 14, 2016) – RCA Inspiration has been honored with two nominations, unveiled today for the upcoming 48th NAACP Image Awards in 2017.Gospel icons Donnie McClurkin and Fred Hammond garner nominations in the Outstanding
Gospel Album category for THE JOURNEY (LIVE) and WORSHIP JOURNAL LIVE.
The two hit-makers each released their albums earlier this year, with each project
hitting Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums chart at #1. Donnie McClurkin’s fourteen track album THE JOURNEY (LIVE) is his seventh solo album which includes the single “I Need You”. WORSHIP JOURNAL LIVE captured Hammond’s first live recording in 17 years and features 12 tracks including his popular single “Father Jesus Spirit”.
RCA Inspiration also recently received several other honors for the label and its
artists, celebrating six artists named across multiple top Billboard 2016 “Year-End”
Gospel charts, as well as three GRAMMY® nominations for three artists in the Gospel
categories for the 2017 GRAMMY® Awards. RCA Inspiration was also ranked as the #1
Gospel Songs Label by Billboard for the 16th year.
The 48th NAACP Image Awards are hosted by Anthony Anderson and will broadcast live
on TV ONE on Saturday, February 11, 2017.
ABOUT RCA INSPIRATION
RCA Inspiration (formerly Verity Gospel Music Group), is the Gospel label operating
under Provident Music Group, a division of Sony Music Entertainment. Voted
Billboard’s #1 “Gospel Songs Label” for the past 16 years, RCA Inspiration is the
home of mega-gospel artists Donnie McClurkin, Israel Houghton, Marvin Sapp,
Le’Andria Johnson, Fred Hammond and many more.