The BET/Centric Voting Academy announced the 2016 Soul Train Awards nominees yesterday and RCA Inspiration came out on top. Clinching three out of five nods in the gospel category—Kirk Franklin’s “123 Victory” (Fo Yo Soul / RCA), Travis Greene’s “Made A Way” and Donnie McClurkin’s “I Need You” were recognized with nominations for “Best Gospel/Inspirational Song.”
Hosted by Erykah Badu, The Soul Train Awards recognizes established artists who have had an incredible year and celebrates legends in the music industry. The show will tape live at The Orleans Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, November 6th at 5:30PM.
2016 Soul Train Best Gospel/ Inspirational Song Category Nominees
- DONNIE MCCLURKIN – I NEED YOU
- HEZEKIAH WALKER – BETTER
- KIRK FRANKLIN – 123 VICTORY
- TAMELA MANN – GOD PROVIDES
- TRAVIS GREENE – MADE A WAY
ABOUT RCA INSPIRATION
RCA Inspiration (formerly Verity Gospel Music Group), is the Gospel label operating under Provident Music Group, a division of 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, Israel Houghton, Marvin Sapp, Le’Andria Johnson, Fred Hammond and many more, which also includes artists on Kirk Franklin’s Fo Yo Soul Recordings label.
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.