Christian Grammy winners for 2022

Written by on April 5, 2022

Maverick City Music and Elevation Worship accept their award for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album. (Screenshot: Recording Academy/GRAMMYs – YouTube)

CeCe Winans, Carrie Underwood, Maverick City Music, and Elevation Worship walked away winners at the 64th GRAMMY® Awards. The annual ceremony was held Sunday, Apr. 3, 2022, in Las Vegas, where Winans added three trophies to her collection, and Maverick City Music and Elevation Worship each took home their first respective wins.

Winans earned a trio of gold statuettes for Best Gospel Performance/Song for “Never Lost,” Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song for “Believe For It” and Best Gospel Album for Believe For It, upping her GRAMMY® tally to 15.

Unable to attend this year’s gala, the Gospel music trailblazer shared a video on social media shortly after her wins were announced.


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Songwriters Dwan Hill and Mitch Wong were on hand to accept the award for “Believe For It.” “This song is all about belief. And we believe in a better world. We believe in peace. We believe in the unconditional, no-strings-attached love of Jesus, and we want to thank you,” Wong said from the stage during the GRAMMY® Premiere Ceremony streamed live prior to the main telecast. “It’s an honor to be here. We’re so grateful to be in the room.”

Maverick City Music also won their first Grammy award for their collaboration album with Elevation Worship titled Old Church Basement. They won in the Best Contemporary Christian Music Album category.

Additionally, Carrie Underwood won her eighth GRAMMY® Award for her debut Gospel album, My Savior, in the category for Best Roots Gospel Album.

Best gospel album
Jekalyn Carr – Changing Your Story
Tasha Cobbs Leonard – Royalty: Live at the Ryman
Maverick City Music – Jubilee: Juneteenth Edition
Jonathan McReynolds and Mali Music – Jonny X Mali: Live in LA
CeCe Winans – Believe for It – WINNER

Best roots gospel album
Harry Connick, Jr – Alone With My Faith
Gaither Vocal Band – That’s Gospel, Brother
Ernie Haase and Signature Sound – Keeping On
The Isaacs – Songs for the Times
Carrie Underwood – My Savior – WINNER

Best gospel performance/song
Dante Bowe featuring Steffany Gretzinger and Chandler Moore – Voice of God
Dante Bowe – Joyful
Anthony Brown, Group Therapy – Help
CeCe Winans – Never Lost – WINNER
Elevation Worship and Maverick City Music – Wait on You

Best Contemporary Christian album
Natalie Grant – No Stranger
Israel & New Breed – Feels Like Home Vol. 2
Kari Jobe – The Blessing (Live)
Tauren Wells – Citizen of Heaven (Live)
Elevation Worship and Maverick City Music – Old Church Basement – WINNER

Best contemporary Christian music performance/song
Kirk Franklin and Lil Baby – We Win
HER and Tauren Wells – Hold Us Together (Hope Mix)
Chandler Moore and KJ Scriven – Man of Your Word
CeCe Winans – Believe for It – WINNER
Elevation Worship and Maverick City Music featuring Chandler Moore and Naomi Raine – Jireh

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