2015 Winners

YEARCATEGORYTITLEWINNER(S)
2015Song of the Year (Category 1)"How Can It Be"Lauren Daigle; (writers) Jason Ingram, Jeff Johnson, Paul Mabury; (publishers) Flychild Publishing, Open Hands Music, Ponies Riding Shotgun, Essential Music Publishing
2015Songwriter of the Year - Artist (Category 2) Matt Maher
2015Songwriter of the Year - Non-Artist (Category 3)Seth Mosley
2015Contemporary Christian Artist of the Year (Category 4)for KING & COUNTRY, Word Entertainment
2015Southern Gospel Artist of the Year (Category 5)Gaither Vocal Band, Spring House Music Group
2015Gospel Artist of the Year (Category 6)Tasha Cobbs, Motown Gospel
2015Artist of the Year (Category 7)Lecrae, Reach Records
2015New Artist of the Year (Category 8)Lauren Daigle, Centricity Music
2015Producer of the Year (Category 9)Seth Mosley
2015Rap/Hip Hop Song of the Year (Category 10)"All I Need is You"Lecrae; (writers) Lecrae Moore, Dustin "Dab" Bowie, Latasha Williams, Chris Mackey, Joseph Prielozny
2015Rock Song of the Year (Category 11)"Good To Be Alive"Skillet; (writers) John L. Cooper, Zac Malov, Tom Douglas
2015Rock/Contemporary Song of the Year (Category 12)"Brother"NEEDTOBREATHE; (writers) Bear Rinehart, Bo Rinehart
2015Pop/Contemporary Song of the Year (Category 13)"How Can It Be"Lauren Daigle; (writers) Paul Mabury, Jason Ingram, Jeff Johnson
2015Inspirational Song of the Year (Category 14)"O Love of God"Laura Story; (writers) Laura Story, Cindy Morgan, Ian Cron
2015Southern Gospel Song of the Year (Category 15)"Hidden Heroes"The Talleys; (writers) Dixie Lynn Phillips, Sharon Phillips
2015Bluegrass Song of the Year (Category 16)"God is There"Lizzy Long & Rhonda Vincent; (writers) Wayne Haun, Joel Lindsey
2015Country Song of the Year (Category 17)"Sweet Jesus (ft. Merle Haggard)"The Oak Ridge Boys; (writers) Merle Haggard, Kenny Vernon
2015Contemporary Gospel/Urban Song of the Year (Category 18)"I Luh God (ft. Big Shizz)"Erica Campbell; (writers) Warren Campbell, Erica Campbell, Lashawn Daniels
2015Traditional Gospel Song of the Year (Category 19)"How Awesome is Our God (ft. Yolanda Adams)Israel & New Breed; (writers) Israel Houghton, Nevelle Diedericks, Meleasa Houghton
2015Worship Song of the Year (Category 20)"Because He Lives (Amen)"Matt Maher; (writers) Chris Tomlin, Daniel Carson, Ed Cash, Gloria Gaither, Jason Ingram, Matt Maher, Bill Gaither; (publishers) Alletrop Music/Hanna Street Music/I Am A Pilgrim Songs/Open Hands Music/S.D.G. Publishing/Sixsteps Music/Sixsteps Songs, Worship Together Music/worshiptogether.com, songsworshiptogether.com, Essential Music Publishing
2015Rap/Hip Hop Album of the Year (Category 21)AnomalyLecrae (producers) Dirty Rice, Joseph Prielozny, Street Symphony, S1, J. Rhodes, 808XEliTE, GAWVI, Nate Robinson, Mashell, Derek Minor, Vohnbeatz, Lasanna "Ace" Harris, Alex Medina, Jaquebeatz
2015Rock Album of the Year (Category 22)Of Beauty And RageRED (producer) Rob Graves
2015Rock/Contemporary Album of the Year (Category 23)AnchorColton Dixon (producers) David Garcia, Adam Watts, Andy Dodd, Gannin Arnold
2015Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year (Category 24) RUN WILD. LIVE FREE. LOVE STRONG.for KING & COUNTRY; (producers) Seth Mosley, Tedd T., Matt Hales, Ben Glover
2015Inspirational Album of the Year (Category 25)Above It AllPhillips, Craig & Dean (producers) Seth Mosley, Nathan Nockels
2015Southern Gospel Album of the Year (Category 26)Pray NowKaren Peck & New River (producer) Wayne Haun
2015Bluegrass/Country Album of the Year (Category 27)Angels Among UsAlabama (producers) Jeff Cook, Teddy Gentry, Randy Owen
2015Contemporary Gospel/Urban Album of the Year (Category 28)Forever YoursSmokie Norful (producers) Aaron Lindsey, Antonio Dixon, Derek "DOA" Allen, BlacElvis, Tre Myles
2015Traditional Gospel Album of the Year (Category 29)Worth Fighting ForBrian Courtney Wilson (producer) Aaron W. Lindsey
2015Children's Music Album of the Year (Category 30)KidsThe Hoppers (producer) Mike Hopper, Gary Prim
2015Spanish Language Album of the Year (Category 31)Como En El CieloMiel San Marcos (producers) Josh Morales, Luis Morales, Jr., Samy Morales, Chris Rocha, Roberto Prado
2015Christmas Album of the Year (Category 33)The Spirit of ChristmasMichael W. Smith & Friends (producers) Michael W. Smith, Robert Deaton, David Hamilton
2015Worship Album of the Year (Category 34)No Other NameHillsong Worship (producer) MIchael Guy Chislett
2015Musical of the Year (Category 35)We're Glad You Came (A Musical Celebration of the Savior's Birth)(Creators) Jeff Burngardner, Joel Lindsey
2015Youth/Children's Musical of the Year (Category 36)Back To The Cross (A Kids Musical Adventure Through Time)(creator) Christy Semsen
2015Choral Collection of the Year (Category 37)Splendor of Heaven(creators) Geron Davis, Tyler Brinson
2015Recorded Music Packaging (Category 38)Neon Steeple - Crowder(art direction) Shelley Giglio, Mike McCloskey, Leighton Ching, Becca Wildsmith; (design) Leighton Ching; (photography) Zack Arias, Mary Caroline Mann
2015Short Form Video of the Year (Category 39)You Can't Stop MeAndy Mineo, (director & producer) Kyle Dettman
2015Long Form Video of the Year (Category 40)No Other Name (Live at Hillsong Conference)Hillsong Worship; (directors) Ben Field and Richard Cause; (producers) Ben Field, Hillsong
2015Inspirational Film of the Year (Category 41)Mom's Night Out(directors) The Erwin Brothers; (producers) Affirm Films, Pure Flix Entertainment, TriStar Pictures