- Mar 15, 2021
- PROVIDENT ENTERTAINMENT’S FAMILY OF ARTISTS AND SONGWRITERS RECEIVES THREE WINS AT THE 63RD GRAMMY AWARDS
15 March 2021 – NASHVILLE, Tenn – Provident Entertainment’s family of artists, labels, songwriters, and publishers are pleased to share they received three GRAMMYs at the 63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards® held yesterday, Sunday, March 14, 2021 in Los Angeles, CA. They went into the awards with 18 nominations. For a full list of winners, visit grammy.com.
Zach Williams (Provident Label Group) won for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song for “There Was Jesus,” his duet with Dolly Parton, which he also co-wrote. Williams won his first GRAMMY in 2018 for his album Chain Breaker.
Essential Music Publishing writer Jonathan Smith received his second GRAMMY as co-writer of “There Was Jesus.” He won his first GRAMMY in 2018 as producer for Chain Breaker.
Mali Music (RCA Inspiration) won for Best Gospel Performance/Song with “Movin’ On” with Jonathan McReynolds. This is Mali Music’s first GRAMMY win with four career nominations.
“Our congratulations to Zach Williams, Jonathan Smith and Mali Music on their GRAMMY wins,” shares Terry Hemmings, Provident Entertainment’s CEO/President. “We would also like to congratulate all of our nominees in the Provident Entertainment Family. Their hard work and pursuit of excellence in their craft is to be applauded and rewarded.”
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About Provident Entertainment: Provident Entertainment, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, is home to Provident Label Group, RCA Inspiration, Essential Worship, and Essential Music Publishing, along with Provident Films. The label group is home to an artist roster including Casting Crowns, Zach Williams, Koryn Hawthorne, Kirk Franklin, Travis Greene, Matt Maher, Matthew West, Marvin Sapp, Tauren Wells, and more. Provident Entertainment operates under the umbrella of Sony Music Nashville. Find out more at ProvidentEntertainment.com.