Lunjeal Music Group celebrates GRAMMY® Award nominations for 21-year-old Jekalyn Carr whose critically acclaimed album One Nation Under God received two nominations for Best Gospel Album and Best Gospel Song/Performance. The 2018 GRAMMY ® Award nominations were announced last week.
Carr is recognized for her outstanding current album, One Nation Under God which debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums chart. Her single “You Will Win” is the singer-songwriter’s fastest-rising single at radio and reached #1 on Billboard Gospel Airplay chart.
These are Carr’s second and third GRAMMY® nominations. She was previously nominated in 2016 for Best Gospel Song / Performance for her smash single, “You’re Bigger.” One Nation Under God recently won a GMA Dove Award for Traditional Gospel Album of the Year.
The 61st Annual GRAMMY ® Awards will air live on the CBS on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019.
About Jekalyn Carr:
With upwards of 850,000 social media supporters across all platforms, Jekalyn Carr is a 2018 GMA Dove Award Winner, Stellar Gospel Music Award Winner, Two-time Billboard Music Award nominee and a GRAMMY® Award-nominated singer, songwriter, actress, author, businesswoman and motivational speaker. She was also named to the EBONY Power 100 Most Influential list in 2014. Her chart-topping live independent albums, ‘The Life Project’ (2016) and ‘One Nation Under God’ (2018) collectively produced six Billboard No. 1’s. Her No. 1 single “You’re Bigger” earned her at the age of 19, a GRAMMY® Award nomination in 2016 for “Best Gospel Performance/Song” and was also named the 2nd Most Played Gospel Song at radio according to Billboard’s 2016 Gospel Year-End chart, which garnered her two 2017 Billboard Music Award nominations for “Best Gospel Artist” and “Best Gospel Song” (“You’re Bigger”).In 2018, her radio single “You Will Win” spent 6 consecutive weeks at No. 1at radio and later won her first GMA Dove Award for “Traditional Gospel Album of the Year”. Carr has made cameo’s on OWN Network’s ‘Greenleaf’ (2016) and ‘Never Heard’ (2018) and wrote and published a book,”You Will Win: Inspirational Strategies to Help You Overcome” this year.