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Encyclopedia > Grammy Award for Best Southern, Country or Bluegrass Gospel Album

The Grammy Award for Best Southern, Country or Bluegrass Gospel Album has been awarded since 1991. Originally the award was for southern gospel only, but the criteria were expanded in 1994. The award name has changed twice: Grammy Award The Grammy Awards (originally the Gramophone Awards), presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music Awards...

  • From 1991 to 1993 the award was known as Best Southern Gospel Album
  • From 1994 to 1997 it was awarded as Best Southern Gospel, Country Gospel or Bluegrass Gospel Album
  • From 1998 to the present it has been known as Best Southern, Country or Bluegrass Gospel Album

Years reflect the year in which the Grammy Awards were presented, for works released in the previous year.


2000s

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1990s


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