Catholic CCM Artist Matt Maher Gets Grammy Nod

Matt Maher has been nominated, along with Chris Tomlin and Louie Giglio as songwriters in the Best Contemporary Christian Music Song category for “I Lift My Hands” from Chris Tomlin’s release And If Our God Is For Us…

Click on song name to see the video for this song on the Sony Vevo channel on YouTube.

And If Our God Is For Us… has also been nominated for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album while “I Lift My Hands” from Chris Tomlin’s release has been also nominated for Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance by Chris Tomlin.

Below is the full list of Christian Music Nominations for Grammys 2012

  1. Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance

Do Everything

Steven Curtis Chapman

Track from: re:Creation

[Sparrow Records]

Alive (Mary Magdalene)

Natalie Grant

Track from: Music Inspired By The Story

[WOW Joint Venture/EMI CMG]

Your Love

Brandon Heath

Track from: Leaving Eden

[Reunion Records]


Le’Andria Johnson

Track from: The Awakening Of Le’Andria Johnson

[Music World Gospel]

I Lift My Hands

Chris Tomlin

Track from: And If Our God Is For Us…

[Sparrow Records / sixstepsrecords]

  1. Best Gospel Song

Hello Fear

Kirk Franklin, songwriter (Kirk Franklin)

Track from: Hello Fear

[Verity Gospel Music Group/Fo Yo Soul Ent.; Publisher: Aunt Gertrude Music]

Sitting With Me

Erica Campbell, Tina Campbell, Gerald Haddon & Tammi Haddon, songwriters (Mary Mary)

Track from: Something Big

[Columbia Records; Publishers: Precious Baby Music/T Bella Music/EMI April Music, It’s Tea Tyme, That’s Plum Song]


Donald Lawrence, songwriter (Donald Lawrence & Co. Featuring Blanche McAllister-Dykes)

Track from: YRM (Your Righteous Mind)

[Verity Gospel Music Group; Publisher: Quiet Water Entertainment]

Trust Me

Richard Smallwood, songwriter (Richard Smallwood & Vision)

Track from: Promises

[Verity Gospel Music Group; Publishers: Universal-Z Tunes/T.Autumn Music]


Canton Jones, songwriter (Canton Jones)

Track from: Dominionaire

[Cajo Records; Publisher: CAJO Music]

  1. Best Contemporary Christian Music Song


Laura Story, songwriter (Laura Story)

Track from: Blessings

[Fair Trade Services; Publishers: New Spring/Gleaning Publishing]

Hold Me

Jamie Grace Harper, Toby McKeehan & Christopher Stevens, songwriters (Jamie Grace Featuring Tobymac)

[Gotee Records; Publishers: Universal Music, Brentwood Benson Tunes, Songs of Third Base/Chriscendo Music, Meaux Mercy/Achtober Songs]

I Lift My Hands

Louie Giglio, Matt Maher & Chris Tomlin, songwriters (Chris Tomlin)

Track from: And If Our God Is For Us…

[Sparrow Records/sixstepsrecords; Publishers: sixsteps Music/ Songs/Vamos Publishing/Thankyou Music/ Publishing]

Strong Enough

Matthew West, songwriter (Matthew West)

Track from: The Story Of Your Life

[Sparrow Records; Publishers: External Combustion Music/Songs For Delaney/Songs of Southside Independent Music]

Your Love

Brandon Heath & Jason Ingram, songwriters (Brandon Heath)

Track from: Leaving Eden

[Reunion Records; Publishers: Sony/ATV Cross Keys Publishing/Big Skwawka Music, Sony/ATV Timber Publishing/Windsor Hill Music]

  1. Best Gospel Album

The Love Album

Kim Burrell

[Shanachie Entertainment]

The Journey

Andraé Crouch

[Riverphlo Entertainment]

Hello Fear

Kirk Franklin

[Verity Gospel Music Group/ Fo Yo Soul Ent.]

Something Big

Mary Mary

[Columbia Records]

Angel & Chanelle Deluxe Edition

Trin-I-Tee 5:7

[Music World Gospel]

  1. Best Contemporary Christian Music Album

Ghosts Upon The Earth


[Brash Music]

Leaving Eden

Brandon Heath

[Reunion Records]

The Great Awakening


[Essential Records]

What If We Were Real


[Sparrow Records]

Black & White

Royal Tailor

[Essential Records]

And If Our God Is For Us…

Chris Tomlin

[Sparrow Records / sixstepsrecords]

I didn’t realize he helped write that song. Chris Tomlin’s “I Lift my Hands” is an excellent song. I hope it wins.

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