Crabb and producer Jay DeMarcus React to Win for Unexpected
Photo: Courtesy of the Recording Academy™/photo by Randy Shropshire, Getty Images Â© 2019
Courtesy of the Recording Academy™/photo by Emma McIntyre, Getty Images Â© 2019
LOS ANGELES, CAÂ â€“ Multi-Award winningÂ artistÂ Jason CrabbÂ has added another accolade to his career. The beloved singer, songwriter, actor, musician, author and television host, garnered his 2ndÂ GRAMMYÂ Awardon Sunday, February 10, 2019, for the album,Â Unexpected.
Produced byÂ Jay DeMarcusÂ (Rascal Flatts), the project was well received and garneredÂ critical acclaim, even being named one ofÂ USA Today’s ‘Nashville’s Best Albums of 2018. The recording featured special guestsÂ Gary LeVoxÂ (Rascal Flatts) andÂ Kaya JonesÂ along with aÂ song co-written with disco icon,Â Gloria Gaynor, who Crabb met a few years ago onÂ Twitter.
Crabb previously won a GRAMMYÂ award in 2010 for his debut self-titled album. During his celebrated career, he has amassed 22 GMA Dove Awards along with a host of industry honors and recognitions.
Crabb says: “I’m just so thankful. I am thankful to the academy, to my staff and team,Â managers Philip & Tina Morris, my PR, the band, Jeff Roberts Agency, the pastors and promoters who invite us in, Jentezen Franklin and his family who has been so kind and to Jay DeMarcus who produced this record and to Ed, Dottie, and everyone atÂ Daywind Records. Thank you to all the singers, musicians and songwriters for pouring your heart into this record. WhenÂ I got up there and I looked out andÂ saw everyone, and I saw my girls, I was just so happy and thankful that they were there with me to share this moment. I love my family. To everyone that was in this category, I love you and you’re all my friends. It was special to be nominated alongside my true friends. I love you all, I love Jesus and I am just so thankful!”
Jay DeMarcus comments: “As a producer, there is no higher honor in the recording arts than for a project you produced to win a GRAMMY award. As a friend, I am proud and excited for my buddy, Jason Crabb! Thank you to the academy, Jasonâ€™s team and everyone who supported this project. This sure feels great! Congratulations Jason!!!!
TheÂ 61st Annual GRAMMYÂ® Awardswere held atÂ Los Angeles’Â STAPLES CenterÂ on Sunday, February 10, 2019. For more information on the GRAMMY Awards, visitwww.grammy.com.
For more information on Jason Crabb, visitwww.jasoncrabb.com,facebook.com/jasoncrabbmusic,instagram.com/jasoncrabbmusicÂ andtwitter.com/jasoncrabbmusic
For an in depth feature on Jason Crabb, written by Lorraine Walker, click here.
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