The Grammy Awards 2017 held in Los Angeles Sunday night and amongst the early winners in Christian categories include singer Kirk Franklin, actor and singer Tamela Mann, country music group Hillary Scott & The Scott Family, and country singer Rory Feek and his late wife, Joey.
Kirk Franklin won the Best Gospel Album Award for Losing My Religion, which was released in November 2015.
Singer and actor Tamela Mann, known for her recurring role as Cora in Tyler Perry‘s plays, took home the Best Gospel Performance/Song Award for “God Provides.”
See the full list of winners in the Christian/Gospel session below:
Best Gospel Performance/Song
“God Provides,” Tamela Mann; Kirk Franklin, songwriter
Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song
“Thy Will,” Hillary Scott & the Scott Family; Bernie Herms, Hillary Scott & Emily Weisband, songwriters
Best Gospel Album
Losing My Religion, Kirk Franklin
Best Contemporary Christian Music Album
Love Remains, Hillary Scott & the Scott Family
Best Roots Gospel Album