Grammy Award for Best Gospel Choir or Chorus Album

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The Grammy Award for Best Gospel Choir or Chorus Album was awarded from 1991 to 2006. From 1991 to 1997 it was awarded as Best Gospel Album by a Choir or Chorus. The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir and their director, Carol Cymbala, were the most decorated artist in this category with six wins.

Years reflect the year in which the Grammy Awards were presented, for works released in the previous year.

Recipients[edit]

Years reflect the year in which the Grammy Awards were presented, for works released in the previous year.

Year[I] Choir director(s) Performing artist(s) Work Nominees Ref.
1991 James Cleveland Southern California Community Choir Having Church style="background: #ececec; color: #2C2C2C; font-size: smaller; vertical-align: middle; text-align: center; " class="unknown table-unknown"|?
1992 Gary Hines Sounds of Blackness The Evolution of Gospel
  • O'landa Draper& the Associates – Above and Beyond
  • Music and Arts Seminar Chicago Mass Choir – Edwin Hawkins Music and Arts Seminar Chicago Mass Choir
  • Christ Church Choir – Hand in Hand
  • Brooklyn Tabernacle Singers – Jesus Be Praised
  • L.A. Gospel Messengers – Rev. James Cleveland and the L.A. Gospel Messengers
[1]
1993 Edwin Hawkins Music & Arts Seminar Mass Choir Edwin Hawkins Music & Arts Seminar Mass Choir – Recorded Live in Los Angeles style="background: #ececec; color: #2C2C2C; font-size: smaller; vertical-align: middle; text-align: center; " class="unknown table-unknown"|?
1994 Carol Cymbala Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir Live...We Come Rejoicing style="background: #ececec; color: #2C2C2C; font-size: smaller; vertical-align: middle; text-align: center; " class="unknown table-unknown"|?
1995 Milton Brunson Thompson Community Singers Through God's Eyes
  • O'landa Draper & The Associates – Live...A Celebration of Praise
  • Edwin Hawkins Music & Arts Seminar Mass Choir – Kings & Kingdoms
  • Kurt Carr and the Los Angeles Gospel Messengers – We Haven't Forgotten You
  • Hezekiah Walker and the Love Fellowship Crusade Choir – Live in Atlanta at Morehouse College
[2]
1996 Carol Cymbala Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir Praise Him - Live!
  • Donald Lawrence & the Tri-City Singers – Bible Stories
  • Hezekiah Walker & the Love Fellowship Crusade Choir – Live in New York by Any Means...
  • Rev. Milton Brunson and the Thompson Community Singers – Shout
  • New Life Community Choir featuring John P. KeeShow Up!
[3]
1997 Shirley Caesar Shirley Caesar's Outreach Convention Choir Just A Word
  • Edwin Hawkins Music & Arts Seminar – All Things Are Possible
  • Olanda Draper and the Associates – Gotta Feelin'
  • Mississippi Mass ChoirI'll See You in the Rapture
  • Shirley Caesar's Outreach Convention Choir – Just a Word
  • Full Gospel Baptist Fellowship Mass Choir – A New Thing...Experience the Fullness
[4]
1998 Kirk Franklin
Myron Butler
Robert Searight II
God's Property God's Property from Kirk Franklin's Nu Nation [5]
1999 O'landa Draper The Associates Reflections
  • Bobby Jones and New Life With the Nashville Super Choir – Just Churchin'
  • The Love Center ChoirLove Alive V--25th Anniversary Reunion
  • Hezekiah Walker and the LFT Church Choir – Live at Love Fellowship Tabernacle
  • New Life Community Choir – Strength
[6]
2000 Carol Cymbala Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir High And Lifted Up
  • VIP Music & Arts Seminar Mass Choir – Any Day
  • Mississippi Mass ChoirEmmanuel (God With Us)
  • Wilmington Chester Mass Choir – Hosanna! And They Sang The Word
  • Inner City Mass Choir – Let's Make It Better
[7]
2001 Carol Cymbala Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir Live - God Is Working
  • New Direction – Get Your Praise On
  • Youth For Christ – Higher
  • University of Mississippi Gospel Choir – Send Up The Praise
  • The Tri-City Singers – tri-city4.com
[8]
2002 Hezekiah Walker LFT Church Choir Love Is Live! [9]
2003 Carol Cymbala Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir Be Glad
  • VIP Mass Choir – Mighty In The Spirit
  • Donald Lawrence & The Tri-City Singers – Go Get Your Live Back
  • Hezekiah Walker and Love Fellowship Choir – Family Affair II - Live at Radio City Music Hall
  • Excelsior – Soul Interpretations
[10]
2004 T. D. Jakes Potter's House Mass Choir A Wing And A Prayer [11]
2005 Carol Cymbala Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir Live...This is Your House
  • Minister Timothy Britten & Shabach Praise Co. – Can't Nobody Do Me Like Jesus
  • Timothy Wright & New York Fellowship Mass Choir II – Live In New York
  • New Birth Total Praise Choir – Spirit & Truth
  • Ricky Dillard & New G – Unplugged...The Way Church Used To Be
[12]
2006 Gladys Knight Saints Unified Voices One Voice [13]

^[I] Each year is linked to the article about the Grammy Awards held that year.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ "The Grammy Nominations". Los Angeles Times. 9 January 1992. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "37th Grammy Nominations". Los Angeles Times. 6 January 1995. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "38th Grammy Nominees". Los Angeles Times. 5 January 1996. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  4. ^ "39th Grammy Nominations". Los Angeles Times. 8 January 1997. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  5. ^ "Complete List of Academy Voter Picks". Los Angeles Times. 7 January 1998. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  6. ^ Kot, Greg (6 January 1999). "10 Nominations Put Lauryn Hill Atop Grammy Heap". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  7. ^ "42nd Annual Grammy Award Nominations". GospelFlava.com. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  8. ^ "43rd Grammy Awards Gospel Nominees". GospelCity.com. Retrieved 16 June 2012. [permanent dead link]
  9. ^ "44th Annual Grammy Award Winners: The Gospel Categories". GospelFlava.com. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  10. ^ "45th Annual Grammy Award Nominations: The Gospel Categories". GospelFlava.com. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  11. ^ "46th Annual Grammy Award Winners: The Gospel Categories". GospelFlava.com. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  12. ^ "47th Annual Grammy Award Nominations: The Gospel Categories". GospelFlava.com. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 
  13. ^ "Complete List of Grammy Award Nominations". USA TODAY. 8 February 2006. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 

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