ATLANTA, GA – Multi-platinum selling performer and award-winning songwriter Dante Bowe has broken the record for the greatest number of simultaneous nominations in the Best Gospel Performance/Song category at the 64th GRAMMY Awards. His nominations include solo singles “Voice of God” and “joyful.” as well as a nod for songwriting on Elevation Worship and Maverick City Music’s “Wait On You.” Since the creation of the category in 2015, no other artist has achieved this status as a multi-nominee. In addition to his solo nominations, Dante contributed to a Best Gospel Album nomination with Maverick City Music for Jubilee: Juneteenth Edition and Best Contemporary Christian Music Album with Elevation Worship & Maverick City Music for Old Church Basement. The 64th GRAMMY Awards will air live from the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on January 31, 2022 at 8 pm EST/5 pm PST on CBS and Paramount+.
Known for his distinctive raspy vocals, Bowe won his first Dove Award at the 52nd GMA Dove Awards for Contemporary Gospel Recorded Song of the Year for “Joyful,” which reached the No. 2 spot on Billboard’s Gospel Digital Song Sales and No. 3 on Hot Gospel Songs. Earlier this year, Dante Bowe made history with “Joyful” again, and became the first artist to have his song chart on both the Billboard’s Gospel Airplay and Christian Song charts, bridging the gap between Gospel and CCM formats. Recently seen at the 49th American Music Awards red carpet, Bowe has been featured in Variety, Billboard, Entertainment Tonight and Vogue Magazine’s Fashion Round-up.
Bowe wrote his sophomore album, ‘Circles’ that reflects on the death of his grandfather and the Black Lives Matter protests in 2020 and the album debuted at No. 7 on the Billboard Top Gospel Albums chart. The same year, Bowe also penned Ciara and Tasha Cobbs’ hit “In Spite of Me.”
“Honestly I just credit God and the support of my friends and family for the music and the quality of the music I’m able to make,” shares the “Joyful” singer. “They’re the motivation and, mostly, it’s their stories and my stories combined that I’m singing about. I’m just grateful.”
Bowe is set to embark on his first Spring 2022 tour as a solo artist with four-time Grammy award winners & Pop Sensations, For King + Country. Dante Bowe is the one to watch, and he is unstoppable.
Earlier this year, Dante released his sophomore album and Bethel Music label debut, circles. The incredibly personal album quickly shot to the top of the charts, debuting at No. 7 on the Billboard Top Gospel Albums chart. The lead single, ‘joyful,’ reached No. 2 on Billboard’s Gospel Digital Song Sales and No. 3 on Hot Gospel Songs, making it the highest solo charting position of his career. The follow up single, ‘family tree,’ premiered on BET marking his first televised debut. Next spring, Dante will join four-time GRAMMY Award winning duo for KING & COUNTRY on the road for the ‘What Are We Waiting For? – The Tour.” The 33-date trek will make stops in arenas throughout the United States beginning on March 31st in Southaven, MS before traveling through Chicago, Phoenix, Las Vegas, and more then wrapping in Franklin, TN on March 22nd. More information about the dates and tickets can be found HERE.