NASHVILLE, Tenn. (November 29, 2017) - Acclaimed songwriter and producer Bernie Herms received two GRAMMY® nominations – Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song for "Oh My Soul" recorded by Casting Crowns and Best Contemporary Christian Music Album for his work as producer of Danny Gokey's hit album Rise. Herms' stratospheric production and songwriting career includes highlights such as 30 #1s in the U.S. and many multinational #1 hits. He won a 2017 GRAMMY® for Hillary Scott’s “Thy Will" and was named the 2017 BMI Christian Songwriter of the Year.
"Wow, I’m so incredibly honored by my nominations and deeply grateful for the gift of the amazing artists in my life I get to collaborate with," Herms said. "Creating music that has the power to impact people in a deeply personal way is its own reward, and seeing the music acknowledged by the music community is an awesome blessing."
Bernie Herms is an award-winning composer, songwriter, and producer, who has worked with artists such as Josh Groban, Andrea Bocelli, Selena Gomez, Kelly Clarkson, Hillary Scott (of Lady Antebellum), Barbra Streisand, Natalie Grant, Casting Crowns, Danny Gokey, David Foster, Brad Paisley, Steven Curtis Chapman, Amy Grant, and many more.
Some of his recent projects include Hillary Scott's GRAMMY® winning #1 single, "Thy Will" (14 consecutive weeks at #1), Barbra Streisand's GRAMMY® nominated and #1 debuting album, “Partners,” Natalie Grant's #1 debuting album, “Be One,” and Danny Gokey's #1 debuting album, “Rise.” After the success of producing Josh Groban’s GRAMMY® nominated album, “Stages,” Bernie is back in the studio working on Groban’s next project.