Abbeville native Koryn Hawthorne has been nominated for three Billboard awards.
Her nominations are in the Top Gospel Artist, Top Gospel Song and Top Gospel Album categories. The announcement was made on April 9.
Others nominated in those categories are as follows:
Top Gospel Artist:
Tasha Cobbs Leonard
Top Gospel Album:
Snoop Dogg & Various Artists “Snoop Dogg Presents Bible of Love”
Aretha Franklin “Gospel Greats”
Koryn Hawthorne “Unstoppable”
Tori Kelly “Hiding Place”
Jonathan McReynolds “Make Room”
Top Gospel Song:
Todd Dulaney “Your Great Name”
Koryn Hawthorne “Won’t He Do It”
Tori Kelly ft. Kirk Franklin “Never Alone”
Jason Nelson “Forever”
Brian Courtney Wilson “A Great Work”
Hawthorne was also nominated for a Grammy earlier in 2019 for her song “Won’t He Do It.” Her debut album “Unstoppable” was released in 2018.
She was a finalist on season 8 of the Voice, placing 4th overall on the show in 2015.
Koryn Hawthorne celebrates first Billboard Music Awards Nominations, Stellar Awards and NAACP Image Awards Wins and Touring with Kirk Franklin! @KorynHawthorne @RCAInspiration https://t.co/jIvjGskxi8 pic.twitter.com/H40HDmsezw
— uGospel.com (@uGospel) April 9, 2019
The Billboard Music Awards will take place tonight, May 1 on NBC.