Dove Awards Celebrated Powerful Year in Music

Dove Awards Celebrated Powerful Year in Music

THE 44TH ANNUAL GMA DOVE AWARDS CELEBRATED A POWERFUL YEAR IN GOSPEL AND CHRISTIAN MUSIC TONIGHT WITH UNFORGETTABLE PERFORMANCES, SPECIAL TRIBUTES AND AWARDS IN 42 CATEGORIES  Show To Be Televised On UP Monday, October 21 at 8:00P.M./EDT TobyMac is named ARTIST OF THE YEAR and for King & Country is NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR SONG OF THE YEAR is “10,000 Reasons” by Matt Redman Mandisa receives the “UPLIFT Someone” Award   NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 15, 2013-10:00PM/CST) – The 44th Annual GMA Doves Awards, hosted by Amy Grant and Kirk Franklin, were handed out tonight at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena in celebration of Gospel and Christian music’s biggest night.  The entire pre-show and behind-the-scenes footage was seen live on hearitfirst.com. The broadcast is to air Monday, October 21st at 8:00P.M./EDT exclusively on UP, America’s favorite network for uplifting entertainment. For a full list of winners, please visit www.doveawards.com.   The 44th Annual GMA Dove Award Telecast Winners:   Artist of the Year: TobyMac (ForeFront Records) New Artist of the Year: for King & Country (Fervent) Song of the Year: “10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord)” Matt Redman (artist), Matt Redman, Jonas Myrin (writers) ThankYou Music (publisher) Pop Contemporary Album: Eye On It, TobyMac, (producers) David Garcia, Toby Mckeehan, Christopher Stevens, Jamie Moore, Telemitry Rap/Hip Hop Album: Gravity, Lecrae, (producers) Heat Academy, Joseph Prielozmy, J.R., The Watchmen, Dru Castro, Uford Ebong,  Tyshane, Thainnacircle, DJ Kahalil, Zach Crowell, Dirty Rice, DJ Official and Rudy Currance Southern Gospel Performance: “What The Blood is For” Jason Crabb, Gaither Music Group (producer) Wayne Haun Gospel Performance: “Break Every Chain”, Tasha Cobbs (producer) VaShawn Mitchell Praise...

Dove Awards Announces Partnership with Rapzilla.com

Dove Awards Announces Partnership with Rapzilla.com NASHVILLE, TN (October 11. 2013) – 44th Annual GMA Dove Awards is excited to announce a new partnership with Top Christian Hip Hop Website, Rapzilla.com.  Rapzilla’s participation and sponsorship speaks to the continuing unity and diversity that the GMA seeks to promote among genres. Founded in 2003 by Phillip Rood, Rapzilla is consistently the strongest voice for Christian Hip Hop in the genre. By providing quality coverage, the online destination has acted as a strategic catalyst for the growth of this budding movement. The site provides exclusive interviews, articles and features for such past Dove nominees as Lecrae, Tedashii, Trip Lee, Da’ T.R.U.T.H., Flame, Andy Mineo and others. Since adding the Rap categories to its balloting in 1991, the Dove Awards has systematically expanded its accolades to include a greater quantity of Christian Rap artists. Furthermore, the awards show has featured unique live performances with some of the top singers in Contemporary Christian Music. This year, the performance line up will include artists Trip Lee, KB, and Andy Mineo, as well as an appearance by Lecrae. The addition of urban music sponsors only adds further contours to the broad vision of the Dove Awards and promises to create even more open doors for diverse Christian music voices.   About Rapzilla:  With over 150,000 unique visitors per month, Rapzilla.com is the most visited Urban Christian Culture destination online, existing to inform the urban community immediately about Christian news, music, videos, live interviews & broadcasts first! The site is home to the most  comprehensive artist and content database in Urban Christian Culture, all supported by...
Dove Awards Adds NEEDTOBREATHE to Performance Lineup

Dove Awards Adds NEEDTOBREATHE to Performance Lineup

THE 44TH ANNUAL GMA DOVE AWARDS ADDS NEEDTOBREATHE TO THE DIVERSE PERFORMANCE LINEUP AND REVEALS THEME OF THE DOVE CARES RED CARPET Special tributes and collaborations are planned for the Gospel and Christian music world’s biggest night Additional performances from Andy Mineo, Dailey & Vincent, Ernie Haase & Signature Sound, The Isaacs, Karen Peck, KB and Trip Lee added. NASHVILLE, TENN. (October 1, 2013) – The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announces NEEDTOBREATHE has been added to the performer lineup for the 44th Annual GMA Dove Awards, hosted by Amy Grant and Kirk Franklin.  Additionally, the Dove Cares Red Carpet sponsored by Universal Kia will celebrate the philanthropic endeavors of the talent.  The awards show will take place on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at Allen Arena on the campus of Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee at 7:30pm CT and will be broadcast exclusively on UP on Monday, October 21, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. EDT. NEEDTOBREATHE and others join previously announced performers Big Daddy Weave, Capital Kings, Colton Dixon, for King & Country, Gaither Vocal Band, Jason Crabb, Passion band featuring Kristian Stanfill and Brian & Jenn Johnson, Michael W. Smith, Newsboys, Rhett Walker Band, Tamela Mann, Tasha Cobbs and TobyMac. Bone Hampton, Brandon Heath, Candace Cameron Bure, Chonda Pierce, David Mann, Dr. Bobby Jones, Isaac Carree, Jaci Velasquez, Joyce Meyer, Lecrae, Mandisa, Mark Lowry, Montell Jordan and Pastor Rick Warren are tapped as presenters. The night of music and celebration will have several tributes and collaborations that will surely be some of the most talked about in the 44-year history of the GMA Dove Awards. Previously announced, Dove Award New...
Se anuncia el elenco de los Premios Dove!

Se anuncia el elenco de los Premios Dove!

PARA PUBLICACIÓN INMEDIATA:  Se anuncia el elenco de los Premios Dove! Big Daddy Wave, Capital Kings,  Chonda Pierce, Colton Dixon, for King & Country, Jason Crabb, Rhett Walker Band y Tashs Cobbs se han añadido al programa de los galardones en su año 44. Asimismo presentaran: Brandon Health, Candace Cameron Bure, David Mann, Joyce Meyer, Mandisa y Montell Jordan. Jamie Grace y Chris August  conducirán el pre-telecast por medio de hearitfirst.com Joyce Meyer compartirá en el almuerzo de nominados.   Nashville, TN. (23 de septiembre de 2013) – La Asociación de Música Gospel (GMA en ingles), anuncia más artistas y presentadores de la 44ª entrega anual de los Premios Dove de la GMA, conducida por Amy Grant y Kirk Franklin. El elenco de extraordinario talento sigue creciendo con la incorporación de Big Daddy Wave, Capital Kings, Chonda Price, Colton Dixon, for King & Country, Jason Crabb, Rhett Walker Band y Tashs Cobbs. Además de los artistas ya anunciados como, Gaither Vocal Band, Michael W. Smith, Tamela Mann y TobyMac. La entrega será el Martes, 15 de octubre 2013 en Allen Arena en el campus de la Universidad de Lipscomb en Nashville, Tennessee, a las 7:30 pm CT y será transmitido exclusivamente por UP TV el Lunes, 21 de octubre 2013 a las 8:00 PM EDT. Brandon Heath, Candace Cameron Bure, David Mann, Joyce Meyer y Montell Jordan se han anunciado como presentadores quienes se unen a los previamente anunciados, Dr. Bobby Jones, Isaac Carree, Jaci Velásquez, Lecrae y el Pastor Rick Warren. Ganadores previos en la categoría de Lanzamiento del Año, Jamie Grace y Chris August  serán los anfitrión...
More Dove Award Performers Announced!

More Dove Award Performers Announced!

MORE DOVE AWARD PERFORMERS ANNOUNCED! BIG DADDY WEAVE, CAPITAL KINGS, CHONDA PIERCE, COLTON DIXON, for KING & COUNTRY, JASON CRABB, RHETT WALKER BAND AND TASHA COBBS HAVE BEEN ADDED TO THE PERFORMING LINEUP FOR THE 44TH ANNUAL GMA DOVE AWARDS, AIRED ON UP AT 8 P.M. EDT BRANDON HEATH, CANDACE CAMERON BURE, DAVID MANN, JOYCE MEYER, MANDISA AND MONTELL JORDAN TO PRESENT JAMIE GRACE AND CHRIS AUGUST TO HOST THE PRE-TELECAST AWARDS CEREMONY STREAMED LIVE ON HEARITFIRST.COM JOYCE MEYER TO ADDRESS THE NOMINEE LUNCHEON NASHVILLE, TENN. (September 23, 2013) – The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announces more performers and presenters for the 44th Annual GMA Dove Awards, hosted by Amy Grant and Kirk Franklin. The line-up of extraordinary talent continues to grow with the addition of Big Daddy Weave, Capital Kings, Colton Dixon, Jason Crabb, Kristian Stanfill, Rhett Walker Band and Tasha Cobbs. In addition to already announced artists, Gaither Vocal Band, Michael W. Smith, Tamela Mann and TobyMac. The awards show will take place on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at Allen Arena on the campus of Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee at 7:30pm CT and will be broadcast exclusively on UP on Monday, October 21, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. EDT. Brandon Heath, Candace Cameron Bure, David Mann, Joyce Meyer and Montell Jordan have been tapped as presenters. They join previously announced presenters Dr. Bobby Jones, Isaac Carree, Jaci Velasquez, Lecrae and Pastor Rick Warren. Dove Award New Artist of the Year alumni, Jamie Grace and Chris August will host the preshow ceremony from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. CT presented by International Crisis Aid. Both the preshow and the Dove Cares Red Carpet will be streamed on www.hearitfirst.com/live. In addition to presenting on...