Another Honor for the Fisk Jubilee Singers

The Fisk Jubilee Singers have been nominated for a Grammy Award in the category of Best Gospel Performance. The group was nominated for its collaboration on the song “I Believe” with blues vocalist Jonny Lang. The Grammy Award ceremony is on January 31 in Los Angeles.

The group, established in 1871 at Fisk University in Nashville, has traveled the world and raised considerable money for the historically black university. In 1873 the group performed for Queen Victoria in London. In 2008 the Fisk Jubilee Singers received the National Medal of Arts for their historic contributions to American music.