JEKALYN CARR NETS FIRST GRAMMY® NOMINATION FOR BEST GOSPEL PERFORMANCE/SONG FOR HER BILLBOARD #1 BONAFIDE HIT SINGLE “YOU’RE BIGGER”
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2016 has been a banner year for Lunjeal Music Group recording artist Jekalyn Carr. It has just been announced, by THE RECORDING ACADEMY® that Carr has received a GRAMMY® nomination in the category of Best Gospel Performance/Song for her Billboard #1 bonafide hit single, “You’re Bigger.” __This is Carr’s first GRAMMY® nomination, and it caps off a remarkable year of firsts for the 19 year old prophetic powerhouse singer. The 59th Annual GRAMMY AWARDS® will take place on Sunday, February 12th in Los Angeles and will air live on CBS. For more information visit www.grammy.com
Carr’s single “You’re Bigger” hit #1 on the Billboard’s Gospel Airplay chart on September 14th. The single spent four non-consecutive weeks at #1 and twenty-three consecutive weeks in the Top 2. Her album THE LIFE PROJECT, also debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums chart and has remained in the Top 20 position since its debut. In addition, “You’re Bigger” hit #1 on the Billboard’s Digital Songs chart (digital downloads) four non-consecutive weeks. Carr’s song also climbed on Billboard’s Adult R&B Radio Airplay charts peaking at #31 with a #1 “New & Active” bullet.