The Grammy Awards are this weekend! This is a great event to celebrate some of the best songs of the past year. As much music as I listen to (I do have 4 tween/teenage daughters that listen to music all the time), I use this time of year to familiarize myself with some of the music  people are listening to and think is the best of the year. I get exposed to a lot of different music, including some great Christian artists. In fact, there is a terrific group of Grammy nominated Christian artists that will have a chance to win this year –  some of whom I have never heard of before.

What I love about listening to Christian music is much like worship music, it keeps my focus on Christ and encourages me, especially during down days. So, whether you listen to a lot of Christian music or not, take some time to check out the artists below and download/stream their music. Hopefully it will encourage you and get you going throughout the day.

Best Gospel Album

Crossover — Travis Greene

Bigger Than Me — Le’Andria

Close — Marvin Sapp

Sunday Song — Anita Wilson

Let Them Fall In Love — Cece Winans

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album:

Rise — Danny Gokey

Echoes (Deluxe Edition) —  Matt Maher

Lifer — MercyMe

Hills And Valleys — Tauren Wells

Chain Breaker — Zach Williams

If there are other songs or artists that you regularly listen to that you want to recommend, share it below in the comment section.

And, if you want some encouragement over the course of the week, tune into Worship Wednesday every Wednesday at