Lecrae wins 2015 Grammy Award for ‘Messengers’

Notch a second Grammy Award in the win-column for Lecrae.

On Sunday at the 2015 Grammys, the Reach Records rapper won the trophy for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song for “Messengers,” track No. 15 of his seventh studio album Anomaly. Click here to watch Lecrae’s acceptance speech.

Artists sharing in Lecrae’s victory include for KING & COUNTRY, which featured on the song, as well as Dirty Rice, Joseph Prielozny and Street Symphony, who produced it. The competitors he edged for the honor were Francesca Battistelli for her song “Write Your Story,” Crowder for “Come As You Are,” MercyMe for “Shake” and Needtobreathe for “Multiplied.”

After the release of Anomaly, “Messengers” had received significant radio play on contemporary Christian music stations K-Love and Air1. Lecrae’s first Grammy triumph came in 2013 when he won Best Gospel Album for his previous album Gravity. He lost his first Grammy nomination of the day for his feature on Erica Campbell’s song “Help.”


Written by David Daniels

David Daniels is a columnist at Rapzilla.com and the managing editor of LegacyDisciple.org. He has been published at Desiring God, The Gospel Coalition, Christianity Today, CCM Magazine, Bleacher Report, The Washington Times and HipHopDX.

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