Nashville, TN (February 22, 2023) – RCA Inspiration congratulates the latest win for the hit album release of Kingdom Book One (Tribl Records/Fo Yo Soul/RCA Inspiration), as the acclaimed collaboration from chart-toppers Maverick City Music and Kirk Franklin (Fo Yo Soul/RCA) was just announced among the early winners unveiled for this year’s 54th NAACP Image AwardsⓇ. Winning in the category of Outstanding Gospel/Christian Album, their NAACP Image Awards win was announced on the show’s virtual awards first night that streamed on https://naacpimageawards.net/ on February 20th, with the winners unveiled in many of the music recording categories. The week-long NAACP Image Awards celebration will continue to unveil more winners, honoring the achievements and legacy of Black excellence spanning the categories of film, television, music, literature, activism and more.
The NAACP Image Awards win for Kingdom Book One follows the album’s most recent wins at the 2023 GRAMMYⓇ Awards that took place February 5th, where the album and two featured songs garnered 3 GRAMMYⓇ Awards. Released in 2022, the live album project with Kirk Franklin and the group Maverick City Music was recorded together with the voices of 1,300 inmates in a Florida prison yard, bringing awareness to mass incarceration, and sharing in the power of experiencing God’s love, finding comfort and healing.
Check out the album, Kingdom Book One – Maverick City Music x Kirk Franklin (Tribl Records/Fo Yo Soul/RCA Inspiration):
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