Awards & Accolades

4x GRAMMY Award nominee

1993 - Best Pop Gospel Album - Soul

1992 - Best Rock/Contemporary Gospel Album - Simple House

1990 - Best Gospel Performance, Female - Immigrants Daughter

1989 - Best Gospel Performance, Female - The Reckoning

4x GMA Dove Award winner

2002 - Special Event Album, Prayer of Jabez

1995 - Praise & Worship Album of the Year, Coram Deo II

1992 - Rock Album of the Year, Simple House

1992 - Rock Recorded Song of the Year, “Simple House”

13x GMA Dove Award nominee

1996 - Female Vocalist of the Year

1995 - Song of the Year, "Say The Name"

1995 - Group of the Year, Ashton/Becker/Dente
 1995 - Inspirational Song of the Year, "Say The Name"
 1994 - Female Vocalist of the Year

1994 - Songwriter of the Year

1994 - Contemporary Album of the Year, Soul

1994 - Rock Recorded Song of the Year, "The World I See In You"
 1992 - Female Vocalist of the Year

1990 - Female Vocalist of the Year

1990 - Contemporary Album of the Year, Immigrants Daughter

1990 - Rock Recorded Song of the Year, "Immigrants Daughter"

1988 - New Artist of the Year

7x SESAC Christian Artist of the Year: 1999, 1998, 1995, 1994, 1992, 1990, 1989

• American Songwriter Magazine Contemporary Christian Songwriter of the Year (1994)

• Worship Leader Magazine Praise Award for Best Scripture Song - “Create in Me” (2004)

• CCM Magazine All Time Top 100 Songs for “Say The Name” (2006)

• Soul2Soul Honors Award: Lifetime Radio Honor as Artist/Songwriter (2004).


Production discography highlights*:

• Where Else Can I Go by Mason Zgoda (2018)

- Zgoda’s album received a GRAMMY nomination for Best Americana Record, first draft pick

• Slamming Doors by Emmalea Deal (2017)

• Turquoise by Coco O’Connor (2016)

• Fly by Taylor Gayle (2016)

• Push by Riki Michele (2015)

• She Sings by Margaret Becker, Melissa Greene, Paulette Wooten, Kim Hill, Ashley Cleveland, Ellie Holcomb, Sarah Stevens and Sarah DeShields (2014)

• Hymns of Christmas by Jennifer Knapp and Margaret Becker (2012)

• Faithfully Yours: Psalms (with David M. Edwards) (2008)

• Beautiful by Ginny Owens (2005)

• Blueprint by Ginny Owens (2004) with Rocketown Records

• Ray of Hope: featuring Margaret Becker and the Amazon River Children (2007)

• Effortless by Rita Springer (2006)

• Wrestling the Angels by Kelly Minter (2005)

• New Irish Hymns 4 by Kristyn Lennox, Joanne Hogg and Margaret Becker (2005)

• Air by Margaret Becker (2007)

• Just Come In by Margaret Becker (2003)

* not a complete list of production credits; highlights only

Author credits:

• Coming Up For Air: Simple Acts To Re-define Your Life (NavPress) - 2006

• Growing Up Together (Harvest House) - 2000

• With New Eyes: Fresh Vision For The Soul (Harvest House) - 1999

* Becker has also contributed her writing to the following publications:

Fingerstyle Magazine, Release Magazine, CCM Magazine, Aspire, Campus Life, and Charisma

Humanitarian Recognitions

The Lumiere du Monde Award, 2003

Margaret was recognized for her years of volunteer work for worthwhile causes that include spokesperson for World Vision (an organization that works to help Africa’s AIDS orphans and feed the world’s hungry), mobilizing thousands to end the injustice and indignity of substandard housing by donating proceeds from her concerts to Habitat For Humanity, and speaking out against apartheid in South Africa and the violence in Northern Ireland.

Episcopal Diocese Award, 1998

Margaret was honored with a Lifetime Fellowship by the Episcopal church in the diocese of Delaware for her work to end world hunger and promote interfaith understanding. The award marks the first time the diocese had bestowed such an honor.

Author Award from the Evangelical Press Association, 1997

She received the first place EPA Standing Column Award for her "One More Thing" column which she wrote during 1996 for Campus Life Magazine.