Jesus Is King, released in 2019, beat out albums by Hillsong Young & Free, Tauren Wells, others.
Congratulations to Kanye West on winning the Grammy for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album
During Sunday’s 2021 Grammy Awards Premiere Ceremony, hosted by Jhené Aiko, the album emerged victorious in the Best Contemporary Christian Music Album category. Other nominees included Cody Carnes’ Run to the Father, Hillsong Young & Free’s All of My Best Friends, We the Kingdom’s Holy Water, and Tauren Wells’ Citizen of Heaven.
Kanye West has won Best Contemporary Christian Music Album during the 2021 Grammy Awards for his album Jesus Is King. Featuring the Chick-fil-A-referencing “Closed on Sunday” and the Whole Truth-flipping “Follow God,” is now a Grammy-winning effort.
The rapper’s ninth solo album beat out full-lengths by Hillsong Young & Free, Tauren Wells, We the Kingdom, and Cody Carnes. It marks the 22nd Grammy win of Kanye’s career.