American rapper, Kanye West has won Best Contemporary Christian Music Album at the 2021 Grammy Awards for his album Jesus Is King.
Jesus Is King is the ninth studio album by the American rapper. It was released on October 25, 2019, through GOOD Music and distributed by Def Jam Recordings.
The album follows a Christian theme, with Kanye describing it as “an expression of the gospel. This award marks the 22nd Grammy win of Kanye’s career.
— Recording Academy / GRAMMYs (@RecordingAcad) March 14, 2021
In other news, the record producer was named Billboard‘s Top Gospel Artist of 2020, and also the Top Male Gospel Artist of 2020.
According to Billboard, Kanye beat out other top gospel artiste, Kirk Franklin at No. 2, Tasha Cobbs Leonard at No. 3, Sunday Service Choir at No. 4, Travis Greene at No. 5, Marvin Sapp at No. 6, Kierra Sheard at No. 7, Koryn Hawthorne at No. 8, Maverick City Music at No. 9, and Jonathan McReynolds at No. 10.
As for Top Male Gospel Artist, Kanye beat out Kirk Franklin who sits at No. 2, Travis Green at No. 3, Marvin Sapp at No. 4, and Jonathan McReynolds at No. 5.