Jonathan Mcreynolds and Mali Music take home Best Gospel Performance/Song Award (Grammys 2021)
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Congratulations go out to Jonathan McReynolds and Mali Music on their grammy award. They joined forces on their single "Movin On" in April 2020 and that move has certainly paid off as they have both become official Grammy Award Winners for the first time in their careers. The song was recorded in a Airbnb and a hotel room during the pandemic and has since become a soundtrack on getting free, moving on and getting over. “Movin’ On” is lifted from McReynold’s upcoming album, People
Best Gospel Performance/Song
"Wonderful Is Your Name" — Melvin Crispell III "Release (Live)" — Ricky Dillard featuring Tiff Joy; David Frazier, songwriter "Come Together" — Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins Presents: The Good News; Lashawn Daniels, Rodney Jerkins, Lecrae Moore, and Jazz Nixon, songwriters "Won't Let Go" — Travis Greene; Travis Greene, songwriter WINNER: "Movin' On" — Jonathan McReynolds and Mali Music; Darryl L. Howell, Jonathan Caleb McReynolds, Kortney Jamaal Pollard, and Terrell Demetrius Wilson, songwriters
Johnathan (4x Nominee) spoke on the win
Yo we did the track in an Airbnb and recorded @malimusicin a hotel room...and we got a Grammy for it. I hear recording budgets crashing down everywhere 😂. So grateful for all the love, the posts, the texts, the everything. Congrats to my brothers @dlemarmusic and @deewilsonlive. Y’all deserve every bit of this. @tjmusic21@lawjonesmusic@anders_nordstrom_music@hippomeatproductions@chiarelli_robI love y’all!
Mali Music who is also a 4x nominee also spoke on being nominated:
To my family, friends , & fans - you all Keep coming thru for me and I am so grateful to you all for appearing when I need an audience . To @robertglasper , who I sat by at my first #Grammy nom, for urban album of the year on #maliis along with @aloeblacc !, They told all of us to go back to the drawing board & what you guys have reemerged as is so much more massive and special . I only pray to be a part. Thank you Lord for knowing I would’ve been upset if it would’ve been quiet this voting season. Yet, through servitude and humility , we are Here .
May the Stars Not forget the ground where their humble houses were left the moment they took to the sky .