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RCA Inspiration Celebrates Two Wins for Kirk Franklin and Travis Greene at 2017 Billboard Music Awards
Posted: Tuesday May 23rd, 2017
celebrates double wins at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards with two
top Gospel awards for Kirk Franklin (Fo Yo Soul/RCA) and Travis Greene,
winning in the categories of Top Gospel Artist and Top Gospel Song, respectively. Returning winner Kirk Franklin
remains a perennial favorite, as the groundbreaking hitmaker is honored
with the Top Gospel Artist award for the second consecutive year.
Returning nominee Travis Greene wins his first Billboard Music Award, with
his chart-topping hit "Made A Way" named Top Gospel Song.
Fueled by his wide range of beloved hits on the charts from his
award-winning album LOSING MY RELIGION, Kirk Franklin's Billboard
Music Award win continues a hit streak, following multiple accolades over
the past year including GRAMMY®, Stellar, and Dove Award
wins. Travis Greene's Billboard Music Award win follows on top honors at
the Stellar Awards earlier this year as a first-time winner, garnering 7
awards with recognition for "Made A Way" and his hit album THE HILL.
Held in Las Vegas on May 21st, the 2017 Billboard Music Awards based the annual nominations on
various measurements of musical consumption tracked by Billboard and its
data partners over the past year, including radio airplay, music sales,
social engagement, touring and more. Check out the videos below for Kirk
Franklin and Travis Greene's thank-you messages. Fans will be able to catch
both Kirk Franklin and Travis Greene performing live at JoyFest, taking
place on May 27th in Charlotte, NC (at Carowinds) and on July 15 th in Doswell, VA (at Kings Dominion).
Kirk Franklin message: 2017 Billboard Music Awards Top Gospel Artist win
Travis Greene message: 2017 Billboard Music Awards Top Gospel Song