The 2016 Billboard Music Awards are set to air Saturday May 22nd, at 8 p.m. ET from Las Vegas and will be presenting the awards for Top Christian Song, Top Christian Album and Top Christian Artist, among many others.
Within these categories, fan favorite Chris Tomlin was honored with nominations in every Christian category and MercyMe was nominated for both categories in Top Christian Artist and Top Christian Song for ‘Flawless.’
The nominations were announced live on ABC’s Good Morning America. MercyMe was honored with their eighth and ninth Billboard Music Award. They had been previously nominated in 2011 for Top Christian Artist and Top Christian Album, in 2012 for Top Christian Artist and Top Christian Song and in all three Christian categories in 2015. Chris Tomlin is nominated for Top Christian Artist, Top Christian Album for ADORE: Christmas Songs Of Worship and Top Christian Song for ‘Good Good Father.’ The honors put Tomlin at ten total BBMA nominations with three previous wins.
Tune into the show to support the following nominees:
Top Christian Song:
Hillsong UNITED, “Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)”
Hillsong UNITED, “Touch The Sky”
NEEDTOBREATHE Featuring Gavin DeGraw, “Brother”
Chris Tomlin, “Good Good Father”
Top Christian Album:
Lauren Daigle, How Can It Be
Hillsong UNITED, Empires
Joey + Rory, Hymns That Are Important To Us
TobyMac, This Is Not A Test
Chris Tomlin, Adore: Christmas Songs of Worship
Top Christian Artist:
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