Motown Gospel’s Tasha Cobbs rings in the New Year with a #1 album on Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums chart, seven Stellar Gospel Music Awards nominations, two GRAMMY® Award nominations and performances on the Trumpet Awards and the Stellar Gospel Music Awards. Released February 5, 2013, ‘Grace’ has remained in the Top 10 of Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums chart.
Cobbs received seven nominations for Artist of the Year, the Albertina Walker Female Vocalist of the Year, New Artist of the Year, CD of the Year, Contemporary Female Vocalist of the Year, Contemporary CD of the Year, and Praise and Worship CD of the Year. Cobbs’ #1 Billboard Gospel song “Break Every Chain” was also nominated for Song of the Year for songwriter Will Reagan. The 29th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards will be held at the Nashville Municipal Auditorium on Saturday, January 18, 2013. The show will air live on the UP television network on January 18, and in broadcast syndication on 150 stations in over 125 markets around the country from January 18 through March 2, 2014.
Cobbs also received two GRAMMY® Award nominations for Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance (“Break Every Chain-Live”) and Best Gospel Album (Grace-Live). The 56th Annual GRAMMY® Awards will be held on“GRAMMY Sunday,” January 26, 2014, at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles and will be broadcast live on CBS from 8:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. (ET/PT).
“Break Every Chain” continues to climb the Adult R&B radio chart. Recently, Cobbs won three GMA Dove Awards for Gospel Performance of the Year (“Break Every Chain”), and Contemporary Gospel/Urban Song of the Year (“Break Every Chain”). Her #1 Billboard album, Grace, also won Contemporary Gospel/Urban Album of the Year. Grace is produced by label-mate and multiple award-winning recording artist VaShawn Mitchell.