The legendary country music queen Dolly Parton has received a Grammy nomination in the Best Contemporary Christian Music Song category from the Recording Academy. She collaborated with country star Zach Williams on their song, “There Was Jesus.” Scroll down as we share everything about this emotional award!
“There Was Jesus”
Zach Williams was inspired to write a song reflecting about his youthful experiences. Twenty years ago he didn’t know anything about God and was feeling lonely.
The lyrics describe a person’s hazardous journey through life being lightened by their faith. Williams discovered that he was not alone thanks to his faith.
Dolly Parton has received fifty nominations, and she has won nine Grammy Awards during her iconic music career.
Did you know that two of Parton’s most memorable songs, "Jolene" and "I Will Always Love You," have been inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame? Our beloved star also received the Recording Academy’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011.
Parton’s shared the news with her loyal followers on Instagram
The singer-songwriter was honored to hear that “There Was Jesus” has been nominated for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song at the 63rd Grammy Awards. “So proud to be a part of this song with Zach Williams. I am so happy that it has touched the hearts of so many!”