Australia’s Hillsong Church has won a prestigious Grammy music award for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song for What A Beautiful Name.
Hillsong Worship team members Ben Fielding & Brooke Ligertwood accepted the award at the ceremony earlier this morning in New York City.
This is Hillsong’s first Grammy win after their youth band Young & Free were nominated in 2017 for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album.
Hillsong Grammy Acceptance Speech
The award for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song began in 2015 to recognise “the critical contribution of both songwriters and performers by combining songwriters and artists into the Best Gospel Performance/Song and Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song categories.”
Other nominees for the award included;
- Mark Hall & Bernie Herms for “Oh My Soul”, performed by Casting Crowns
- Natalie Grant for “Clean”, performed by Natalie Grant
- David Garcia, Ben Glover, Crystal Lewis, MercyMe & Tim Timmons for “Even If”, performed by MercyMe
- Chuck Butler, Jonathan Smith & Tauren Wells for “Hills and Valleys”, performed by Tauren Wells
Hillsong Grammy Social Media Response
Hillsong’s Brian Houston tweeted with pride in the Hillsong Worship team for all their hard work and dedication.
— Brian Houston (@BrianCHouston) January 28, 2018