Billboard Music Awards Announces 2023 Finalists

Billboard Music Awards

The 2023 Billboard Music Awards (BBMAs), presented by Marriott Bonvoy, are set for Sunday, Nov. 19. The 2023 BBMAs will deliver a fresh awards show concept that will entertain fans with music and exclusive content, including winner celebrations, behind-the-scenes moments and performances created by the world's biggest artists. In a first-of-its-kind collaboration, the BBMAs and Spotify 'Fans First' will bring fans up-close-and-personal with their favorite artists. 

The late Whitney Houston, who amassed 16 BBMA Awards - third-most among women, behind Taylor Swift and Adele - is a finalist for top gospel album for I Go to the Rock: The Gospel Music of Whitney Houston. 

The full list of finalists can be found here. Follow the BBMAs on Facebook, X, Instagram, TikTok, Threads and YouTube; join the conversation with the hashtag #BBMAs; and get the latest news and updates at and

Top Christian Artist

Brandon Lake

Elevation Worship


Lauren Daigle

Phil Wickham

Top Gospel Artist

CeCe Winans

Elevation Worship

Kanye West

Kirk Franklin

Maverick City Music

Top Christian Album

Anne Wilson, My Jesus

Brandon Lake, House of Miracles

CAIN, Rise Up

Elevation Worship, LION

Lauren Daigle, Lauren Daigle

Top Gospel Album

Jonathan McReynolds, My Truth

Maverick City Music x Kirk Franklin, Kingdom Book One

Tye Tribbett, All Things New

Whitney Houston, I Go to the Rock: The Gospel Music of Whitney Houston

Zacardi Cortez, Imprint (Live in Memphis)

Top Christian Song

Brandon Lake, "Gratitude"

Chris Tomlin, "Holy Forever"

for KING & COUNTRY with Jordin Sparks, "Love Me Like I Am"

Lauren Daigle, "Thank God I Do"

Phil Wickham, "This Is Our God"

Top Gospel Song

CeCe Winans, "Goodness of God"

Crowder & Dante Bowe ft. Maverick City Music, "God Really Loves Us"

Elevation Worship ft. Chandler Moore & Tiffany Hudson, "More Than Able"

Maverick City Music & Kirk Franklin ft. Brandon Lake & Chandler Moore, "Fear is Not My Future"

Zacardi Cortez, "Lord Do It for Me (Live in Memphis)"






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