Watch: Kirk Franklin Delivers Heartwarming Acceptance Speech at the GRAMMYs

Kirk Franklin is a stand up guy. We knew this, but he showed the world, again, in acceptance speech at the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards Premiere Ceremony (February 15) in Los Angeles where he invited  Anthony Brown, Brian Courtney Wilson, Jonathan McReynolds and Travis Greene on stage to introduced the “young brothers” as the future of gospel music.

Major co-sign!

Click here to watch the passing of the torch and see who else in the Christian community was nominated and won a GRAMMY this year below.

Best Gospel Performance/Song
“Worth” – Anthony Brown & Group Therapy
“Wanna Be Happy?” – Kirk Franklin (WINNER)
“Intentional” – Travis Greene
“How Awesome Is Our God” – Israel & Newbreed ft. Yolanda Adams
“Worth Fighting For” – Brian Courtney Wilson

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song
“Holy Spirit” – Francesca Battistelli (WINNER)
“Lift Your Head Weary Sinner (Chains)” – Crowder
“Because He Lives (Amen)” – Matt Maher
“Soul On Fire” – Third Day Featuring All Sons & Daughters
“Feel It” – Tobymac Featuring Mr. Talkbox

Best Gospel Album
Destined To Win by Karen Clark Sheard
Living It by Dorinda Clark-Cole
One Place Live by Tasha Cobbs
Covered: Alive In Asia by Israel & Newbreed (WINNER)
Life Music: Stage Two by Jonathan McReynolds

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album
Whatever The Road by Jason Crabb] How Can It Be by Lauren Daigle
Saints And Sinners by Matt Maher
This Is Not A Test by Tobymac (WINNER)
Love Ran Red by Chris Tomlin

Best Roots Gospel Album
Still Rockin’ My Soul by The Fairfield Four (WINNER)
Pray Now by Karen Peck & New River
Directions Home by Point Of Grace

Click here for the complete list of winners.