– The 64th GRAMMYs: CeCe Winans wins 3 plaques! Maverick City makes history
Renowned Gospel artiste and songwriter, CeCe Winans wins big at the just 64th GRAMMYs on Saturday. Winans pulled a hat trick and wins for Gospel Performance/Song, Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song, and Best Gospel Album.
The 57 years old legend further cemented her place in the history book by becoming the female gospel singer with most Grammy plaques following her amazing exploit at the prestigious ceremony on Saturday.
Cece Winans was born into a family of musicians. She released her first solo album, ‘Alone In His Presence’ in 1955 which got her her first Grammy award.
She has ever since won 15 awards and has had 31 award nominations in the annual award ceremony.
Maverick City Music also made history with their performance at the award show by becoming the first Gospel artiste in 20 years to do so at the ceremony. The group then went on to pick up their first-ever Grammy with Elevation Worship for their collaborative album Old Church Basement.
“Jesus Take The Wheel” Crooner, Carrie Underwood was also not left out has she bags the award for “Best Roots Gospel Album” with her effort on “My Savior”
See the winners in the categories below:
Best Gospel Performance/Song: “Never Lost,” CeCe Winans
Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song: “Believe For It,” CeCe Winans; Dwan Hill, Kyle Lee, CeCe Winans, and Mitch Wong, songwriters
Best Gospel Album: “Believe for It,” CeCe Winans
Best Contemporary Christian Music Album: “Old Church Basement,” Elevation Worship and Maverick City Music
Best Roots Gospel Album: “My Savior,” Carrie Underwood