Rap celebrity Kanye West, who just lately got here to Christ and started holding a sequence of Christian outreach church providers on his property, grew to become the primary Christian artist to win each the Prime Gospel and Prime Christian Album awards throughout Billboard’s Music Awards.
West’s album, Jesus Is King, beat out Bethel Music, Casting Crowns, Hillsong UNITED, and Skillet to take the Prime Christian Album spot.
West additionally beat out Gospel celebrity Kirk Franklin, his Sunday Service Choir, and William McDowell for the Prime Gospel Album slot. West was additionally nominated for four of the highest 5 prime gospel music slots, successful the class with “Comply with God.” The one different nomination that wasn’t West was Franklin’s “Love Concept.”
West misplaced the Prime Christian Artist award to Lauren Daigle, however was nominated alongside Elevation Worship, For KING & COUNTRY, and Hillsong UNITED for the award. West had nominations for each class within the Christian Music awards and gained a grand complete of four out of the 6 nominations.
West can be operating for President and just lately dropped a marketing campaign advert and a single about his presidential marketing campaign. The message was centered round having hope in Christ and loving one’s neighbor. It was a name for unity among the many American public. Within the single, West raps about how he lets God battle his battles and the way the press has been dishonest, stating “However the information ain’t on us. All of the information ain’t on us. All of the information ain’t sincere. They wanna ignore me, rewrite the story.”
The 2020 Billboard Music Awards passed off on Wednesday and had a variety of classes hitting on each main class. That is the primary time West was ever nominated for one thing that wasn’t secular.
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John Paluska has been a contributor for Christian Headlines since 2016 and is the founding father of The Each day Fodder, a information outlet he relaunched in 2019 as a response to the fixed distribution of faux information.