Andy Mineo, NF & More Earn Nominations For 2015 We Love Christian Music Awards

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New Release Today nominated several hip-hop
artists for its 2015 We Love Christian Music Awards, including Andy Mineo and NF for Male Artist of the
Year.

Mineo and NF, who each released Billboard-
charting albums in Uncomfortable and Mansion this year, respectively, were nominated for the top
honor alongside Jonathan Thulin, Matt Maher and
TobyMac.

NF’s song “Wake Up” also received a nomination for Music Video of the Year. Rapzilla premiered the
video on Jan. 13, and it has since amassed over 1.6
million views on YouTube.

Mineo earned a pair of other nominations, one for
the Mainstream Impact Award and another for The
Hype Award (Urban/Rap Album of the Year). Here is
Uncomfortable’s competition for 2015’s top
Christian hip-hop album, according to New Release
Today.

The Hype Award (Urban/Rap
Album of the Year)

• Southern Lights: Overexposed – Alex Faith & Dre
Murray

• Uncomfortable – Andy Mineo

• Fly Exam – JGivens

• Tomorrow We Live – KB

• Death Before Love – Roy Tosh

Roy Tosh is also up for two awards in non-rap
categories. His song “Abba” featuring Beckah Shea
was nominated for Best Collaboration, and he — as
well as Beacon Light — were named as Best Indie
Artist/Group of the Year nominees. Here are the rest
of the nominees in categories that Christian rappers could win.

Best Collaboration

• “Abba” – Roy Tosh feat. Beckah Shea

• “Love Feels Like” – TobyMac feat. DC Talk

• “Safety” – Fireflight feat. Stephen Christian

• “Storyteller” – Morgan Harper Nichols feat. Jamie-
Grace

• “Volcano” – Rapture Ruckus feat. Jonathan Thulin

Best Indie Artist/Group of the Year

• Beacon Light

• Fireflight

• Jimmy Needham

• JJ Heller

• Roy Tosh

Mainstream  Impact Award

• Andy Mineo

•  Jon Foreman

• Mat Kearney

• Owl City

• Twenty One Pilots

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