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Grammy Award for Best Soul Gospel Performance

The Grammy Award for Best Soul Gospel Performance was awarded from 1969 to 1977. In 1978 the award was divided into two new awards, the Grammy Awards for Grammy Award for Best Soul Gospel Performance, Traditional and Grammy Award for Best Soul Gospel Performance, Contemporary.[1]

Years reflect the year in which the Grammy Awards were presented, for works released in the previous year.

RecipientsEdit

Year[I] Winner(s) Work Nominees Ref.
1969 Dottie Rambo "The Soul of Me" [2]
1970 Edwin Hawkins Singers "Oh Happy Day" [3]
1971 Edwin Hawkins "Every Man Wants To Be Free" [4]
1972 Shirley Caesar "Put Your Hand in the Hand of the Man from Galilee" [5]
1973 Aretha Franklin "Amazing Grace"
  • "Jesus Lover Of My Soul" performed by Edwin Hawkins Singers
  • "Last Mile of the Way" performed by Clara Ward
  • "My Sweet Lord" performed by B.C. & M. Choir
  • "Precious Memories" performed by Aretha Franklin, James Cleveland
[6]
1974 Dixie Hummingbirds "Loves Me Like a Rock"
  • "Down Memory Lane" performed by James Cleveland
  • "He Ain't Heavy" performed by Jessy Dixon
  • "New World" performed by Edwin Hawkins Singers
  • "You've Got a Friend" performed by Swan Silverstones
[7]
1975 James Cleveland "In The Ghetto"
  • "Edwin Hawkins Singers Live" performed by Edwin Hakwins Singers
  • "Father Alone" performed by Ike Turner
  • "My Desire" performed by Five Blind Boys
  • "The Gospel According to Ike and Tina" performed by Ike & Tina Turner
[8]
1976 Andraé Crouch "Take Me Back"
  • "God Has Smiled on Me" performed by James Cleveland with Voices of Tabernacle
  • "Jesus Is the Best Thing" performed by James Cleveland, Charles Fold Singers
  • "The Storm Is Passing Over" performed by 21st Century
  • "To the Glory of God" performed by James Cleveland, Southern California Community Choir
[9]
1977 Mahalia Jackson "How I Got Over"
  • "Give It to Me" performed by James Cleveland & the Southern California Community Choir
  • "This Is Another Day" performed by Andrae Crouch & The Disciples
  • "Touch Me, Vol. 2" performed by James Cleveland & the Charles Fold Singers
  • "War on Sin" performed by Inez Andrews
[10]

ReferencesEdit

General
  • "Past Winners Search". National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Retrieved July 15, 2016. Note: User must select the "Gospel" category as the genre under the search feature.
Specific
  1. ^ "Past Winners Search". The GRAMMYs. The Recording Academy. Retrieved 15 July 2016.
  2. ^ "Grammy Award Nominees 1969 - Grammy Award Winners 1969". Awards & Shows. Awards and Shows. Retrieved 15 July 2016.
  3. ^ "Grammy Award Ceremony 1970 - Grammy Award Winners 1970". Awards & Shows. Awards and Shows. Retrieved 15 July 2016.
  4. ^ "Grammy Award Nominees 1971 - Grammy Award Winners 1971". Awards & Shows. Awards and Shows. Retrieved 15 July 2016.
  5. ^ "Grammy Award Nominees 1972 - Grammy Award Winners 1972". Awards & Shows. Awards and Shows. Retrieved 15 July 2016.
  6. ^ "Grammy Award Nominees 1973 - Grammy Award Winners 1973". Awards & Shows. Awards and Shows. Retrieved 15 July 2016.
  7. ^ "Grammy Award Nominees 1974 - Grammy Award Winners 1974". Awards & Shows. Awards and Shows. Retrieved 15 July 2016.
  8. ^ "Grammy Award Nominees 1975 - Grammy Award Winners 1975". Awards & Shows. Awards and Shows. Retrieved 15 July 2016.
  9. ^ "Grammy Award Nominees 1976 - Grammy Award Winners 1976". Awards & Shows. Awards and Shows. Retrieved 15 July 2016.
  10. ^ "Grammy Award Nominees 1977 - Grammy Award Winners". Awards & Shows. Awards and Shows. Retrieved 15 July 2016.

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