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RCA INSPIRATION CELEBRATES
FOUR GRAMMY® NOMINATIONS

Kirk Franklin, Travis Greene and Israel Houghton Nominated Across
Two Categories For the 58th Annual Awards




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NEWS SOURCE: W&W PR
December 7, 2015

New York, NY (December 7, 2015) - Today, RCA Inspiration celebrates four nominations for the 58th GRAMMY® Awards, with artists Kirk Franklin (Fo Yo Soul Recordings/ RCA Records), Travis Greene (RCA Inspiration) and Israel Houghton & Newbreed (RGM NewBreed/ RCA Inspiration) garnering nods in two different categories.

Five-time GRAMMY Award winners Israel Houghton & Newbreed are nominated in the Best Gospel Album (Covered: Alive In Asia" (Deluxe) and Best Gospel Performance/Song ("How Awesome Is Our God" featuring Yolanda Adams) categories. And nine-time GRAMMY winner Kirk Franklin and stand-out newcomer Travis Greene are recognized in the Best Gospel Performance/Song category for "Wanna Be Happy?" and "Intentional," respectively. "Wanna Be Happy?" is Franklin's latest single off of his recently released #1 album Losing My Religion and "Intentional" is the #1 single from Greene's major label debut, The Hill.

"We're extremely proud of our GRAMMY nominees," said RCA Inspiration's General Manager, Geo Bivins. "There's a lot of great gospel music that came out this year and we congratulate Kirk, Israel and Travis on this very special achievement."

The 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards will air on CBS on Sunday, February 15, 2016 at 8pm EST.

ABOUT RCA INSPIRATION
RCA Inspiration (formerly Verity Gospel Music Group), is the #1 gospel label in the country that operates under Sony Music Entertainment. Voted Billboard's #1 "Gospel Songs Label" for the past 15 years, RCA Inspiration is the home of mega-gospel artists Donnie McClurkin, Richard Smallwood, Israel Houghton, Marvin Sapp, Le'Andria Johnson, Fred Hammond and many more.

ABOUT FO YO SOUL RECORDINGS/RCA RECORDS
Fo Yo Soul Recordings is a joint venture between gospel music icon Kirk Franklin and RCA Records. The Dallas-based inspirational music label, which was established in 2013, showcases some of the genre's most talented emerging artists and established performers.

ABOUT RGM-NEW BREED MUSIC
Houghton merged his NEW BREED entity with Galley Molina's RGM (Reverence Gospel Media) creating RGM-NEW BREED Music, a new multimedia and music company. The company released Houghton's Jesus At The Center garnering him his fifth Grammy Award and in 2013 released their second music release, Darlene Zschech's Revealing Jesus. RGM-NEW BREED released their first feature film "I'm in Love with a Church Girl," starring Ja Rule, Adrienne Bailon, Stephen Baldwin and Vincent Pastore, in 2013 marking their first foray in the faith-based feature films genre.

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For more info on Kirk Franklin visit the JFH Artists Database.
For more info on Israel Houghton visit the JFH Artists Database.

 



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