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Feb 06th

Motown Gospel receives two Soul Train nominations for Tasha Cobbs and Tye Tribbett

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Motown Gospel has received two Soul Train nominations for Best Gospel/Inspirational Performance for recording artists Tasha Cobbs and Tye Tribbett.

tasha cobbsCobbs is nominated for her #1 hit anthem, "Break Every Chain" from her chart topping Billboard album, "Grace." Tribbett is nominated for his hit single, "If He Did It Before (Same God)" from his #1 album, "Greater Than." The Soul Train Awards will tape in Las Vegas on Nov. 8 and will air on the Centric and BET networks on Dec. 1, at 8:00 p.m.

This is Cobbs' first Soul Train nomination. She recently was nominated for five Gospel Music Association (GMA) Dove Awards. Her nominations include New Artist of the Year, Gospel Performance of the Year, Contemporary Gospel/Urban Song of the Year, and Contemporary Gospel/Urban Album of the Year (Grace). "Break Every Chain" was also nominated for Song of the Year for songwriter Will Reagan.

Cobbs' "Break Every Chain" was number one on Billboard's Hot Gospel Songs chart for seven consecutive weeks. The single is steadily climbing the Urban Adult Contemporary radio chart as well. The lyric video for "Break Every Chain" has over two million VeVo views and counting. "Grace" is currently five on Billboard's Top Gospel Albums chart and has never fallen below six since its February release. "Grace" was produced by multiple award-winning recording artist, VaShawn Mitchell.

Cobbs is scheduled to perform on the 44th Annual GMA Dove Awards and the Trumpet Awards, airing in 2014. This fall, she continues on the Break Every Chain Tour with concert appearances scheduled at WBLS' flagship event, Circle of Sisters in New York City, Oct. 20, the WXOK anniversary concert in Baton Rouge, La., Oct. 21, the Centennial Park Breast Cancer Awareness event in Atlanta on Oct. 26 and numerous other scheduled for the remainder of the year.

tye tribbettTribbett's "Greater Than" debuted at #1 on Billboard's Top Gospel Albums chart and remained there for four consecutive weeks. The CD also debuted at #9 on Billboard's Top 200. "Greater Than" is Tribbett's inaugural project with Motown Gospel and is his highest album debut in his recording career. This week, Tribbett's hit single, "If He Did It Before (Same God)" landed at #4 on Billboard's Hot Gospel Song chart.

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