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TAUREN WELLS RECEIVES 2022 NAACP IMAGE AWARD NOMINATION FOR “OUTSTANDING GOSPEL/CHRISTIAN SONG” FOR SINGLE WITH H.E.R., “HOLD US TOGETHER (HOPE MIX)”


Tauren Wells Receives 2022 NAACP Image Award Nomination

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NEWS SOURCE: Rogers & Cowan
January 18, 2022

LOS ANGELES (January 18, 2022) – Today, 10-time GRAMMY® Award nominee, Tauren Wells, received his first-ever NAACP Award nomination in the “Outstanding Gospel/Christian Song” category for “Hold Us Together (Hope Mix),” his 2021 duet with H.E.R. The single also earned a GRAMMY® Award nomination for “Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song”. The hit track highlights a timely and empowering message, encouraging listeners to hold on to hope in the midst of darkness. Wells shares the nomination honor with the genre’s heaviest hitters, including Kirk Franklin and Cece Winans. 
 
Recognized as the nation’s preeminent multicultural awards show from an African-American perspective, the 53rdNAACP Image Awards celebrates the outstanding achievements and performances of people of color across more than 80 competitive categories spanning film, television + streaming, music, literature, and podcasts. The NAACP Image Awards are set to take place on Saturday, February 26th. 
 
About Tauren Wells
TAUREN WELLS is a celebrated recording artist, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter, with 10 GRAMMY® Awardnominations, six number 1’s, 225+ million career video views, six GMA Dove Awards, Billboard Music Award nomination, and over 1 billion global streams to date, and counting. Through his precise artistry, masterful lyrics, and dance-oriented performances, Tauren uniquely connects his contemporary Christian and Gospel sound with elements of pop, hip-hop and R&B. Tauren debuted his solo music in 2017 with the pop hit, “Love Is Action,” which held the no. 1 spot at CHR radio for eight weeks. Soon followed the GRAMMY®-nominated and RIAA platinum-certified “Hills and Valleys,” a thought-provoking piano and cello-driven track that found a home on Christian Airplay’s Top 10 for several consecutive weeks. In 2018, Tauren released “Known,” the RIAA gold-certified single which reached no. 1 on multiple charts including Christian Airplay and Christian AC Songs, while garnering him a 2019 GRAMMY® Award nomination for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song and Billboard Music Award for Top Christian Song. His most recent collaboration with H.E.R., “Hold Us Together,” is nominated for a 2022 GRAMMY® Award forBest Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song, and his album “Citizen of Heaven (Live)” is up for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album.  Having toured with the iconic likes of Lionel Richie and Mariah Carey, the consummate performer is currently bringing his high-energy performances and catalog of hits to 40+ arenas across North America, as he headlines Winter Jam 2022. Tauren currently resides in Houston, Texas with his wife and four sons, and continues to lead worship at Lakewood Church. 

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