PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
{{Richard Smallwood}} & Steven Ford; Healing * Live in Detroit; Verity
{{John P. Kee}}; Any Day; Verity
{{Kirk Franklin}}; The Nu Nation Project; Gospo Centric
{{Vickie Winans}} & Steven Ford; Live in Detroit II; CGI

CONTEMPORARY GROUP/DUO OF THE YEAR
(to be announced at a later date)

CD OF THE YEAR
{{Dottie Peoples}}; God Can & God Will; AIR
{{Richard Smallwood}} With Vision; Healing * Live in Detroit; Verity
{{Kirk Franklin}}; The Nu Nation Project; Gospo Centric
{{Vickie Winans}}; Live in Detroit II; CGI

TRADITIONAL GROUP/DUO OF THE YEAR
The {{Jackson Southernaires}}; Warrior; Malaco
The {{Williams Brothers}}; A Candlelight Christmas; Blackberry
The {{Christianaires}}; Standing Room Only * Live; CGI
The {{Bolton Brothers}}; Live in Mobile 2; Blackberry

CONTEMPORARY MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
{{Greg O'Quin}}; Conversations; Myrrh
{{Donnie McClurkin}}; The Prince of Egypt Inspirational; Dreamworks
{{Lamar Campbell}}; I Need Your Spirit; EMI Gospel
{{John P. Kee}}; Any Day; Verity

TRADITIONAL FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
{{Helen Baylor}}; Helen Baylor*Live; Verity
{{Yolanda Adams}}; Songs From the Heart; Verity
{{Dottie Peoples}}; God Can & God Will, AIR
{{Vickie Winans}}; Live in Detroit II; CGI

CONTEMPORARY FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
{{Kim Burrell}}; Everlasting Life; Tommy Boy Gospel
Christian; The ==Prince of Egypt== Inspirational; Dreamworks
{{Nancey Jackson}}; Relationship; Harmony
{{Maurette Brown Clark}}; How I Feel; Verity

CONTEMPORARY CD OF THE YEAR
{{Kirk Franklin}}; The Nu Nation Project; Gospo Centric
{{Men of Standard}}; Feels Like Rain; Muscle Shoals Sound Gospel
{{Kim Burrell}}; Everlasting Life, Tommy Boy Gospel
{{Virtue}}; Get Ready; Verity

TRADITIONAL CD OF THE YEAR
{{Dottie Peoples}}; God Can & God Will; AIR
Rev. {{Timothy Wright}}; Benn There Done That; Savoy
{{Vickie Winans}}; Live in Detroit II; CGI
{{Chicago Mass Choir}}; Saved Sealed, Delivered; CGI

For Part 3 of the nominees list, please CLICK HERE .

By Sean Cort for the Music Channel at crosswalk.com