Grammy Award for Best Gospel Vocal Performance, Male

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The Grammy Award for Best Gospel Vocal Performance, Male was awarded from 1984 to 1990. From 1984 to 1989 it was titled the Grammy Award for Best Gospel Performance, Male.

Grammy Award accolade by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States

A Grammy Award, or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievements in the music industry. The annual presentation ceremony features performances by prominent artists, and the presentation of those awards that have a more popular interest. The Grammys are the second of the Big Three major music awards held annually.

Years reflect the year in which the Grammy Awards were presented, for works released in the previous year.

1980s

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1990s

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