A 'Black Parade' Grammys: Beyoncé leads with 9 nominations
(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK – Beyoncé is bringing her Black parade to the Grammys: The pop star’s anthem about Black pride scored multiple nominations Tuesday, making her the leading contender with nine. A winner of 24 Grammys, Beyoncé becomes the second-most nominated act in the history of the awards show with 79 nominations. Beyoncé is only behind her husband Jay-Z and Quincy Jones, who have both earned 80 nominations each. Jay-Z picked up three nominations this year for his contributions to Beyoncé’s songs: He co-wrote “Black Parade” and “Savage,” thus earning nominations for song of the year, best R&B song and best rap song. Instead, multiple nominations went to Taylor Swift, Dua Lipa and Roddy Ricch, who each earned six nominations and followed Beyoncé as the second-most nominated acts.
Zach Williams, for King & Country, Kanye West get Dove nods
FILE - This Oct. 16, 2018 file photo shows Zach Williams performing during the Dove Awards in Nashville, Tenn. Christian artists Zach Williams and for King & Country are the leading artist nominees at the 2020 Dove Awards, while rapper Kanye West and singer Gloria Gaynor earned their first ever nominations. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)NASHVILLE, Tenn. Christian artists Zach Williams and for King & Country are the leading artist nominees at this years Dove Awards, while rapper Kanye West and singer Gloria Gaynor earned their first ever nominations. The Gospel Music Association announced on Thursday the nominations this years show, which will be aired on Trinity Broadcasting Network on Oct. 30. Williams earned five nominations including artist of the year and song of the year. For King & Country, a brother duo made up of Luke and Joel Smallbone, also earned five nods including artist of the year and contemporary Christian artist of the year.
Lauren Daigle leads 50th GMA Dove Awards
Lauren Daigle performs onstage during at he 2019 Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival on Sept. 21, 2019, in Franklin, Tennessee. (CNN) - Lauren Daigle's song "You Say" has topped both the Christian and adult contemporary music charts and now she is leading this year's Dove Awards. Daigle has six nominations, including artist of the year, heading into Tuesday's Gospel Music Association Dove Awards. Here's a list of the nominees for 50th Annual Dove Awards:Artist of the YearFor King & CountryHillsong UnitedLauren DaigleMercyMe, Fair TradeTobyMacSong of the Year"Counting Every Blessing""Everything""Joy." Mr. Talkbox)"Southern Gospel Recorded Song of the Year"Longing For Home""We Are All God's Children""How Great Thou Art (feat.