The 49th Annual Gma Dove Awards Nominees Announced Today With Tauren Wells Leading Artist Nominations With Seven And Zach Williams With Six

The 49th Annual Gma Dove Awards Nominees Announced Today With Tauren Wells Leading Artist Nominations With Seven And Zach Williams With Six

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (August 8, 2018) - The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced today the nominees for the 49th Annual GMA Dove Awards, revealed exclusively on Facebook Live with the help of Travis Greene and Francesca Battistelli. The awards show will take place on Tuesday, October 16, at Lipscomb University. Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) will exclusively air the show on Sunday, October 21. Voting for the final winners will run August 20 through August 27.

Bernie Herms Named Producer Of The Year And Songwriter Of The Year - Non Artist At The 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards

Bernie Herms Named Producer Of The Year And Songwriter Of The Year - Non Artist At The 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (October 18, 2017) – Bernie Herms won Producer of the Year and Songwriter of the Year - Non Artist at the 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards on Monday night. Herms now has a career total of 10 GMA Dove Awards, including back to back wins in the Producer of the Year category. These wins capped off a record year for the multi-genre hitmaker, who also received the BMI Christian Music Songwriter of the Year Award and won a GRAMMY® for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song earlier this year.

MercyMe Takes Home Artist Of The Year, Zach Williams Named New Artist Of The Year During The 48th Annual Gma Dove Awards

MercyMe Takes Home Artist Of The Year, Zach Williams Named New Artist Of The Year During The 48th Annual Gma Dove Awards

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (October 17, 2017) – Tonight, the Gospel Music Association (GMA) handed out honors in 39 categories at the 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards plus special industry recognitions at Lipscomb University's Allen Arena in Nashville. Kari Jobe and Tasha Cobb Leonard hosted the sold-out show and Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) will exclusively air the awards show on October 22 at 8 p.m. CST. Visit www.doveawards.comfor more information.    

MORE TALENT ADDED TO THE 48TH ANNUAL GMA DOVE AWARDS

MORE TALENT ADDED TO THE 48TH ANNUAL GMA DOVE AWARDS

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (October 13, 2017) - The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced the last round of presenters for the 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards. Beth Moore, Dr. Bobby Jones, Brandon Heath, Chonda Pierce, Jaci Velasquez, John Gray, Karen Peck Gooch, Kim Fields, Lauren Daigle, Mandisa, Miel San Marcos, Gov. Mike Huckabee, Montell Jordan, Trace Adkins, Travis Cottrell and Tye Tribbett were added to the all-star lineup.  The 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards is set for October 17 at Lipscomb University's Allen Arena in Nashville. Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) will exclusively air the awards show on October 22 at 8 p.m. CST. Limited tickets are available here

More Talent Added To The 48th Annual Gma Dove Awards

More Talent Added To The 48th Annual Gma Dove Awards

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (October 9, 2017) - The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced more talent for the 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards. Casting Crowns, Erica Campbell, Hezekiah Walker, Hollyn, Jekalyn Carr, Joseph Habedank, Micah Tyler and Tauren Wells are set to perform during the awards show. Hollyn and Tauren Wells will host the Pre-Telecast. PRAZOR and SoundExchange were added as partners for the awards show set for October 17 at Lipscomb University's Allen Arena in Nashville. Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) will exclusively air the awards show on October 22 at 8 p.m. CST. Limited tickets are available here.

Kari Jobe And Tasha Cobbs Leonard To Host The 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards

Kari Jobe And Tasha Cobbs Leonard To Host The 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (September 21, 2017) - The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced that award-winning singer-songwriter Kari Jobe and Gospel powerhouse Tasha Cobbs Leonard will team up to host the 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards. Also joining the all-star lineup are performers Bri (Briana Babineaux)Danny GokeyGaither Vocal BandRyan Stevenson and Travis Greene. They join previously announced performers CeCe Winans, Hillsong Worship, Matt Redman, MercyMe, Reba McEntire, Steven Malcolm and Zach Williams and presenters Anthony Brown, Chris Tomlin, David and Tamela Mann, for KING & Country and Matt Maher.

Nature Nate's announced as presenting sponsor of the 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards

Nature Nate's announced as presenting sponsor of the 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (September 7, 2017) - The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced that Nature Nate's Honey will be the presenting sponsor of the 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards. Nature Nate's has launched the Honey Gives Hope campaign and is partnering with the GMA Dove Awards to provide a grant for a family to adopt a child through Show Hope, a movement to care for orphans and restore hope by breaking down barriers between waiting children and loving families. 

Hillsong Worship, Matt Redman, Steven Malcolm and Tasha Cobbs Leonard Set To Perform At 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards

Hillsong Worship, Matt Redman, Steven Malcolm and Tasha Cobbs Leonard Set To Perform At 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (August 30, 2017) - The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced that Hillsong WorshipMatt RedmanSteven Malcolm and Tasha Cobbs Leonard will perform at the 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards along with previously announced performers Reba McEntire, MercyMe, CeCe Winans and Zach Williams. The awards show will be held live on Tuesday, October 17 at Lipscomb University's Allen Arena in Nashville. Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) will exclusively air the awards show on Sunday, October 22 at 8 p.m. CST. More talent announcements are forthcoming. Tickets are on sale now at the Allen Arena box office or online here

Reba Mcentire, Mercyme, Cece Winans And Zach Williams Set To Perform At 48th Annual Gma Dove Awards

Reba Mcentire, Mercyme, Cece Winans And Zach Williams Set To Perform At 48th Annual Gma Dove Awards

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (August 24, 2017) - The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced that Reba McEntireMercyMeCeCe Winans and Zach Williams will perform at the 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards on Tuesday, October 17 at Lipscomb University's Allen Arena in Nashville. Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) will exclusively air the awards show onSunday, October 22 at 8 p.m. CST. More talent announcements are forthcoming. Tickets are on sale now at the Allen Arena box office or online here

GMA Announces More Talent and Special Awards Winners for 47th Annual GMA Dove Awards

GMA Announces More Talent and Special Awards Winners for 47th Annual GMA Dove Awards

The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announces more presenters for the 47th Annual GMA Dove Awards. Bill Gaither, CeCe Winans, David Mann,Hezekiah Walker, Jaci Velasquez, Janice Gaines, Lauren Daigle, Sadie Robertson and Wally from WAY-FM will join hosts for KING & COUNTRY and Tye Tribbett for the sold-out awards show on Tuesday, October 11 at Lipscomb University's Allen Arena in Nashville at 6:30 p.m. CST. Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) will exclusively air the awards show on Sunday, October 16.  

The 47th Annual GMA Dove Awards Nominees Announced Today in Nashville

The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced today the nominees in 44 categories for the 47th Annual GMA Dove Awards. The awards show will take place on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena in Nashville at 6:30 p.m. CST. Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) will exclusively air the awards show on Sunday, October 16, reaching over 100 million viewers in the U.S., plus global and multi-platform distribution. Voting for the final winners will run August 23 through August 30.

The GMA Foundation Announces its 2016-17 Board of Directors

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THE GMA FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES ITS 2016-17 BOARD OF DIRECTORS 

Industry leaders oversee the legacy and educational aspects of Gospel and Christian music

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 11, 2016) –The GMA Foundation is proud to announce its 2016-17 Board of Directors.  The GMA Foundation’s mission is to continue to educate, preserve and invest in the Gospel and Christian music industry. 

GMA Foundation President Jackie Patillo states, “The GMA Foundation serves our community by focusing on our history and legacy as well as investing in education for our future creative leaders. These two pieces are so important to the growth and long-term success of our industry. I'm grateful to have this diverse group of men and women at the helm and leading the charge.  Great things are ahead." 

GMA Foundation Board 2016-17:

Barry Jennings, Gaither Music Group

Brian Mason, The Brian Mason Show

Cedric Dent, Middle TN State University

Charles Dorris (Chairman), Charles Dorris & Associates

Cheryl Moore, Thirty Tigers

Ed Harper, The Harper Agency

Jody Mainello, Lone Oak Entertainment

Loren Mulraine, Bone McAllester Norton PLLC

Mike Atkins, Mike Atkins Entertainment

Susan Riley, Amplify Entertainment

Tina Morris, Jason Crabb Ministries

Walt Leaver, Lipscomb University

About the GMA Foundation:

The GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame is a not-for-profit educational institution (501c3) working in connection with the Gospel Music Association (GMA). The GMAF is dedicated to fostering an appreciation of the historical development of gospel music and its impact on our culture by collecting, preserving, exhibiting and interpreting its collections for a global audience, as well as honoring those who have made outstanding contributions to gospel music.

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46TH ANNUAL GMA DOVE AWARDS HONORED TOP CHRISTIAN AND GOSPEL ARTISTS

PRODUCER/SONGWRITER SETH MOSLEY LEADS WINS WITH FOUR DOVE AWARDS WHILE LAUREN DAIGLE, LECRAE AND MATT MAHER TAKE HOME THREE AT THE 46TH ANNUAL GMA DOVE AWARDS TONIGHT

LECRAE TAKES HOME “ARTIST OF THE YEAR,” “RAP/HIP-HOP ALBUM OF THE YEAR” AND “RAP/HIP-HOP SONG OF THE YEAR” WITH MATT MAHER TAKING HONORS AS “SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR/ARTIST” AND WRITER/PERFORMER FOR “PRAISE AND WORSHIP SONG OF THE YEAR” AT THIS YEAR’S CEREMONY CO-HOSTED BY ERICA CAMPBELL AND SADIE ROBERTSON

LAUREN DAIGLE IS NAMED “NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR” AND TOOK HOME “POP/CONTEMPORARY SONG OF THE YEAR” AND “SONG OF THE YEAR” HONORS

DEBUT PERFORMANCES AND SPECIAL RECOGNITIONS CAPPED AN UNFORGETTABLE NIGHT IN CELEBRATING THE YEAR IN CHRISTIAN AND GOSPEL MUSIC

Award Show To Air On The Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) On Sunday, October 18th @ 9:00PM CST

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (October 13, 2015) – Tonight, the 46th Annual GMA Dove Awards were handed out in 41 categories, as well as 4 special awards. Co-hosted by Erica Campbell and Sadie Robertson, the night drew a record attendance at the Allen Arena on the campus of Lipscomb University. The entire show will broadcast exclusively on Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) on Sunday, October 18th at 9:00PM CST. For a full list of winners, please click: 46th Annual DOVE AWARD WINNERS

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List of televised award winners: Song of the Year: “How Can It Be,” - Lauren Daigle (writers) Jason Ingram, Jeff Johnson, Paul Mabury

Artist of the Year: Lecrae

New Artist of the Year: Lauren Daigle

Southern Gospel Album of Year: Pray Now - Karen Peck & New River (producer) Wayne Haun

Contemporary Gospel/Urban Recorded Song of the Year: “I Luh God (ft. Big Shizz)” – Erica Campbell (writers) Warren Campbell, Erica Campbell, Lashawn Daniels

Rap/Hip Hop Album of the Year: Anomaly – Lecrae (producers) Dirty Rice, Joseph Prielozny, Street Symphony, S1, J. Rhodes, 808XEIite, GAWVI, Nate Robinson, Mashell, Derke Minor, Vohnbeatz, Lasanna, “Ace” Harris, Alex Medina, Jaquebeatz

Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year: RUN WILD, LIVE FREE, LOVE STRONG – for King & Country (producers) Seth Mosley, Tedd T. Matte Hales, Ben Glover

Gospel Artist of the Year: Tasha Cobbs

Praise and Worship Song of the Year: “Because He Lives (Amen)” – Matt Maher (writers) Chris Tomlin, Daniel Carson, Ed Cash, Gloria Gaither, Jason Ingram, Matt Maher, Bill Gaither

Inspirational Film: Mom’s Night Out (directors) The Erwin Brothers (producers) Affirm Films, FourBoys Ent

Provident Films, Pure Flix Ent. And TriStar Pictures Special recognition honors also presented this evening include:

 

Lifetime Achievement Award – Bobby Jones Gospel and John Rivers 20 The Countdown Magazine GMA IMPACT AWARD – YouTube

The Outstanding Mainstream Contribution to Gospel Music Award – Mark Burnett and Roma Downey Radio Impact Award - CCM - The Joy FM, Southern Gospel – enlighten, Gospel – WPRS – FM 104.1

 

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“We as a body, we as Christians have a legacy to lead about love. We want to allow it to permeate and leave God’s legacy behind.” – Lauren Daigle

“I think receiving an award is sometimes a challenge for us. Thank you so much for believing in us. We’re better together!” – King and Country

“The great thing about a song is God takes your life and I’m so grateful for the church. We live in a tie where music is in a weird place. I just want to thank Jesus for the church.” – Matt Maher

“The theme better together, I’m so excited about this. Revival is going on. I see it in the theater. I’m so excited to stand shoulder to shoulder with my brothers, to see massive change. I’m excited to be up next with Woodlawn, a story about Revival. A story in 1974 to see what God did in the Jesus movement. God did it once with the Jesus movement. We need it again.” – Andrew Erwin

“What we have here is three pastors, one microphone, and an enthusiastic audience. You know what that can mean…..” – Phillips Craig and Dean

“My prayer is that I don’t want anything to upstage me. I want my flesh to die and him to rise so he always shines!” – Erica Campbell

“My prayer is that God keeps me at his feet. He keeps me humble at his feet.” - Tasha Cobbs Official images provided by John Shearer and Terry Wyatt of Getty Images for the 46th Annual GMA Dove Awards:

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Joseph Habedank and Kirk Whalum were the co-hosts of the preshow ceremony where over 30 of the awards were received and outstanding performances were made by many of today's top artists. Both the preshow and the Dove Cares Red Carpet were streamed on www.hearitfirst.com/live.

Tonight’s 41 award presentations represent a wide-array of musical styles ranging from Gospel, Contemporary Christian, Rap/Hip-Hop, Urban, Country, Worship, Contemporary and Traditional Gospel, Rock, Pop, Bluegrass, Spanish Language and Inspirational categories.

Special thanks to this year’s partners: TBN, Lipscomb University, Salem Broadcasting, CCM Magazine, Country Outfitters, Billboard Magazine, LifeWay, CCLI, Sound Exchange, Compassion International, Birdsong Creative, De Lux Productions, The OverFlow, Mad Marketplace, National Museum of African American Music, YesLord Radio!, 760AM, Simple Grace and BMI.

The memberships of the GMA (Gospel Music Association) determine the winners in each category. Kraft CPA is the official accounting firm for the GMA.

About GMA: Founded in 1964, the Gospel Music Association serves as the face and voice for the Gospel/Christian music community and is dedicated to exposing, promoting and celebrating the Gospel through music of all styles including Pop, Rock, Praise & Worship, Urban Gospel, R&B, Hip Hop, Southern Gospel, Bluegrass, Country and more. The GMA community includes agents, artists, church leaders, managers, promoters, radio personnel, record company executives, retailers, songwriters and other industry visionaries. The GMA produces the GMA Dove Awards and IMMERSE. For more on supporting the GMA or becoming a member, please visit www.gospelmusic.org.

About the Trinity Broadcasting Family of Networks: With 28 networks and growing worldwide, the Trinity Broadcasting Family of Networks is the world’s largest faith-and-family television group, airing a broad range of church and ministry programming, Christian music, family friendly movies, children’s programming, and shows for teens and young adults 24 hours a day to every inhabited continent via 87 satellites and 20,000 television and cable affiliates. In addition, TBN’s most popular global networks are available on computers, smart phones, and other mobile devices, and over 24,000 hours of entertaining and inspiring On-Demand programming is accessible via TBN’s innovative online network, iTBN.org. To find out more about the Trinity Broadcasting Family of Networks, log on to www.tbn.org.

46TH ANNUAL GMA DOVE AWARDS TO BE HELD AT LIPSCOMB UNIVERSITY'S ALLEN ARENA ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13

46TH ANNUAL GMA DOVE AWARDS TO BE HELD AT LIPSCOMB UNIVERSITY'S ALLEN ARENA ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13

WHO: Hosts: Erica Campbell and Sadie Robertson Performers: Casting Crowns, Crowder, Lauren Daigle, Danny Gokey, MercyMe and more Presenters: Jason Crabb, Natalie Grant, Kari Jobe, Newsboys’ Michael Tait and Duncan Phillips, Michael W. Smith and more.

For full list of nominees, click here.

WHAT: The 46th Annual GMA Dove Awards will feature artists from every style of Gospel/Christian music coming together to celebrate the collective impact of the genre. Over 1,500 professional members determine the Dove Award nominees with the winners voted on by the entire GMA membership of nearly 2,500. The awards are produced by the GMA.

WHEN: Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.

WHERE:

Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena 1 University Park Drive Nashville, TN 37204

The show is sold out and will air on the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) on Sunday, October 18, 2015.

About GMA:

Founded in 1964, the Gospel Music Association serves as the face and voice for the Gospel/Christian music community and is dedicated to exposing, promoting and celebrating the Gospel through music of all styles including Pop, Rock, Praise & Worship, Urban Gospel, R&B, Hip Hop, Southern Gospel, Bluegrass, Country and more. The GMA community includes agents, artists, church leaders, managers, promoters, radio personnel, record company executives, retailers, songwriters and other industry visionaries. The GMA produces the GMA Dove Awards and IMMERSE and GMA Honors. For more on supporting the GMA or becoming a member, please visit www.gospelmusic.org or contact the GMA directly at 615.277.1376.

ADDITIONAL PERFORMERS AND PRESENTERS ANNOUNCED FOR 46TH ANNUAL GMA DOVE AWARDS HOSTED BY ERICA CAMPBELL AND SADIE ROBERTSON

ADDITIONAL PERFORMERS AND PRESENTERS ANNOUNCED FOR 46TH ANNUAL GMA DOVE AWARDS HOSTED BY ERICA CAMPBELL AND SADIE ROBERTSON SOLD-OUT SHOW TO TAKE PLACE ON OCTOBER 13TH AT LIPSCOMB UNIVERSITY’S ALLEN ARENA

KIRK WHALUM AND JOSEPH HABEDANK TO HOST PRE-TELECAST STREAMING ONLINE AT DOVEAWARDS.COM/LIVE

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (October 6, 2015) – The GMA (Gospel Music Association) announces more performers and presenters for the 46th Annual GMA Dove Awards. Building 429, The Erwins, Joseph Habedank, Israel & New Breed and Amber Nelon Thompson will perform. Chris August, Lincoln Brewster, Jason Crabb, Bone Hampton, Charles Jenkins, Dr. Bobby Jones, Mark Lowry, William McDowell, Jonathan McReynolds, Chonda Pierce and Kirk Whalum will present top honors along with show co-hosts Erica Campbell and Sadie Robertson. Joseph Habedank and Kirk Whalum will host the Pre-Telecast streaming live at www.doveawards.com/live.

The GMA Dove Awards will take place at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena on Tuesday, October 13, 2015. The show is sold out and will air on the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) on Sunday, October 18, 2015. For ongoing Dove Awards updates and breaking news, please visit the Dove Awards website and connect on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

“We are excited to have a sold-out show offering unforgettable and unique performances that are becoming tradition for the Doves,” says GMA President and Executive Director Jackie Patillo. “This year, we are taking the show to the next level with more opportunities for fans to engage with their favorite artists, including the VIP experience and 200 voice choir. It’s going to be a special night of celebration and unity.”

These new appearances join already announced performers Casting Crowns, Crowder, Lauren Daigle, Kirk Franklin, Danny Gokey, KB, Matt Maher, MercyMe, NF, Karen Peck, Tedashii, I Am They, Big Daddy Weave and Brian Courtney Wilson. Presenters include Blanca, Tasha Cobbs, Jason Crabb, Phillips, Craig & Dean, Bill Gaither, Gloria Gaynor, Natalie Grant, Bernie Herms, Deitrick Haddon, Kari Jobe, Newsboys’ Michael Tait and Duncan Phillips, Michael W. Smith and Michelle Williams.

The GMA Dove Awards will feature artists from every style of Gospel/Christian music coming together to celebrate the collective impact of the genre. Over 1,500 professional members determine the Dove Award nominees with the winners voted on by the entire GMA membership of nearly 2,500. The awards are produced by the GMA.

About GMA: Founded in 1964, the Gospel Music Association serves as the face and voice for the Gospel/Christian music community and is dedicated to exposing, promoting and celebrating the Gospel through music of all styles including Pop, Rock, Praise & Worship, Urban Gospel, R&B, Hip Hop, Southern Gospel, Bluegrass, Country and more. The GMA community includes agents, artists, church leaders, managers, promoters, radio personnel, record company executives, retailers, songwriters and other industry visionaries. The GMA produces the GMA Dove Awards and IMMERSE and GMA Honors. For more on supporting the GMA or becoming a member, please visit www.gospelmusic.org or contact the GMA directly at 615.277.1376.

About the Trinity Broadcasting Family of Networks:

With 28 networks and growing worldwide, the Trinity Broadcasting Family of Networks is the world’s largest faith-and-family television group, airing a broad range of church and ministry programming, Christian music, family friendly movies, children’s programming, and shows for teens and young adults 24 hours a day to every inhabited continent via 87 satellites and 20,000 television and cable affiliates. In addition, TBN’s most popular global networks are available on computers, smart phones, and other mobile devices, and over 24,000 hours of entertaining and inspiring On-Demand programming is accessible via TBN’s innovative online network, iTBN.org.

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