FYC: Best Gospel Performance/Song

Katie Garibaldi: "Safe and Warm (Lullaby for Jesus)"


Photo credit - Megs Marvels Photography

Photo credit - Megs Marvels Photography

Hello fellow Recording Academy members! Thank you for listening to, and considering, my song "Safe and Warm (Lullaby for Jesus)" in the 61st GRAMMY® Awards! I am submitted on the first ballot in the Best Gospel Performance/Song category. You can hear my song below, as well as browse some videos of it, including the new official music video.

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"Safe and Warm (Lullaby for Jesus)" words and music by Katie Garibaldi (ASCAP) from the album Home Sweet Christmas.


Song credits: Written and produced by Katie Garibaldi. Vocals/guitar: Katie Garibaldi. Bass: Kevin Blair. Drums: Todd Richardson. Keyboards: Arturo Garza. Backup singers: Jessica Allison, Misa Malone, Drew Cheshire. Engineered by Justin Weis.

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Press & Accolades

  • "'Safe and Warm (Lullaby for Jesus)' borders on a more gospel-spiritual genre. Katie’s diversification is evident and she plies these styles with her effective voice and acoustic guitar. It's all done with proficiency and beauty. You can tell by her enthusiasm that she means every word she sings." -John Apice, No Depression

  • "Free expression of delight, excitement, love and faith, Katie is taking her audience to church. Pure Country music, blended with Gospel, sweet are the harmonies, light are the vocals and the guitar chords emphasize this idea of lightness, actual Katie’s musical signature." -Sounds So Beautiful

  • “Song nine, 'Safe and Warm (Lullaby for Jesus),' has an angelic voice singing softly to Jesus Christ. This song is so personal, powerful & emotional with such sincerity pouring out of Katie’s soul." -Jimmy Rae, Skope Mag

  • "Safe and Warm (Lullaby for Jesus)" premiered along with Home Sweet Christmas on The Daily Country.

  • 2018 Indie Music Channel: Winner of Best Special Live Performance for Live at Feinstein's/54 Below in NYC.

  • 2018 Hollywood Music In Media Awards Nomination for Best Christian/Gospel Song.

  • TheChristianBeat.org music video exclusive premiere.

  • “Safe and Warm mixes [Garibaldi’s] already well established roots credentials with more devotional gospel vibes the result is the perfect match of seasonal and timeless.” -Dave Franklin, Dancing About Architecture

  • “‘Safe and Warm’ is beautifully written and sang. Once you listen to it, you will hear why it’s a favorite. Very soothing, as I’m having my cup of tea. …Home Sweet Christmas is a beautiful album. Katie’s voice is amazing on each song. She’s serving up Christmas in a new way that is unique.” -Jay Creed, Life of Creed

  • “‘Safe and Warm (Lullaby for Jesus)’ has a very warm, honest and uplifting feel. …The idea of a lullaby for Jesus is very heartwarming.” -thebandcampdiaries.com

  • “...Overall, this is an extremely well written, performed and arranged track by a highly gifted singer and songwriter. While this particular song will resonate most with those who share her faith, there is much to enjoy for anyone who appreciates finely crafted music produced to a high standard. I expect Katie Garibaldi’s success and fanbase to increase with every future release and she may well one day become a household name.” -Alex Faulkner, The Faulkner Review

  • “If you celebrate Christmas year round like us [Katie Garibaldi] has her album Home Sweet Christmas out now. …[‘Safe and Warm (Lullaby for Jesus)’] has a very calming feeling that’s very soothing.” -skopemag.com

  • “Once you listen to her melodic voice you are instantly drawn in. Her latest single “Safe and Warm (Lullaby for Jesus)” is a beautifully written song that compliments Katie’s equally beautiful voice.” -Rebecca 'Rain' Rodriguez, A Rain of Thought

2018 HMMA nomination for “Safe and Warm (Lullaby for Jesus)” - Christian/Gospel music genre (Katie Garibaldi)

2018 HMMA nomination for “Safe and Warm (Lullaby for Jesus)” - Christian/Gospel music genre (Katie Garibaldi)