2018 Winners

YEARCATEGORYTITLEWINNER(S)
2018Song of the Year (Category 1)“Reckless Love” (writers) Caleb Culver, Cory Asbury, Ran Jackson
2018Worship Song of the Year (Category 2) “Reckless Love” (writers) Caleb Culver, Cory Asbury, Ran Jackson
2018Songwriter of the Year -Artist (Category 3)Matthew West
2018Songwriter of the Year - Non-Artist (Category 4)Colby Wedgeworth
2018Contemporary Christian Artist of the Year (Category 5)Tauren Wells
2018Southern Gospel Artist of the Year (Category 6)Gaither Vocal Band
2018Gospel Artist of the Year (Category 7)Tasha Cobbs Leonard
2018Artist of the Year (Category 8)Zach Williams
2018New Artist of the Year (Category 9)Tauren Wells
2018Producer of the Year (Category 10)Jason Ingram and Paul Mabury
2018Rap / Hip Hop Recorded Song of the Year (Category 11)“War Cry (ft. Tauren Wells)”Social Club Misfits, (writers) Andrew Wells, David Frank, Fernando Miranda, John Thomas Roach, Martin Santiago, Tommee Profitt
2018Rock / Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year (Category 12)“Walking On Water”NEEDTOBREATHE, (writers) Bear Rinehart, Bo Rinehart, Matt Maher
2018Pop / Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year (Category 13)“Old Church Choir”Zach Williams, (writers) Colby Wedgeworth, Ethan Hulse, Zach Williams
2018Southern Gospel Recorded Song of the Year (Category 14)“Washed By The Water”Jason Crabb, (writers) Dave Barnes, Jason Crabb, Jordan Reynolds
2018Bluegrass / Country / Roots Recorded Song of the Year (Category 15)“Dinner on the Ground (ft. the Oak Ridge Boys)” Little Roy & Lizzy Show, (writers) Jeff Bumgardner, Joel Lindsey, Wayne Haun
2018Contemporary Gospel / Urban Recorded Song of the Year (Category 16)“Won't He Do It” Koryn Hawthorne and Roshon Fegan, (writers) Loren Hill, Makeba Riddick, Rich Shelton
2018Traditional Gospel Recorded Song of the Year (Category 17)“Close”Marvin Sapp, (writers) Aaron Lindsey, Marvin Sapp, Solomon Edwards Jr
2018Urban Worship Recorded Song of the Year (Category 18)“You Waited” Travis Greene, (writer) Travis Greene
2018Spanish Language Recorded Song of the Year (Category 19)“Sin Ti”Alex Zurdo, (writer) Alexis Velez
2018Worship Recorded Song of the Year (Category 20)“So Will I (100 Billion X)”Hillsong UNITED, (writers) Benjamin Hastings, Joel Houston, Michael Fatkin
2018Rap / Hip Hop Album of the Year (Category 21)Today We RebelKB, (producers) Benjamin Backus, Blair Andre "Supe" Atkinson, Chris “Dirty Rice” Mackey, Clinton Lightfoot, D. Hood, David L. Baker, Dominique Hubbard, Deon On The Track, G Roc, Halo Kitz, Howard Reeves, Jacob Cardec, Joseph Prielozny, Juice Bangers, Mykallife, Natalie Sims, Scootie, William Josiah
2018Rock / Contemporary Album of the Year (Category 22)Unleashed BeyondSkillet, (producers) Brian Howes, Death Tiger, Jerricho Scroggins, Kane Churko, Kevin Churko, Mike X O'Connor, Seth Mosley, Solomon Olds
2018Pop / Contemporary Album of the Year (Category 23)Hills and ValleysTauren Wells, (producers) Bernie Herms, Brent Milligan, Casey Brown, Chuck Butler, Colby Wedgeworth, Jordan Sapp
2018Southern Gospel Album of the Year (Category 24) What's Not To Love? Mark Lowry, (producer) Dony McGuire
2018Bluegrass / Country / Roots Album of the Year (Category 25)Blessed, Hymns and Songs of FaithBradley Walker, (producer) Ben Isaacs
2018Contemporary Gospel / Urban Album of the Year (Category 26)A Long Way From SundayAnthony Brown & group therapy, (producers) Adam Blackstone, Anthony Brown, Dana Sorey, Darryl Woodson Jr., Justin Savage, Warryn Campbell, Wow Jones
2018Traditional Gospel Album of the Year (Category 27)One Nation Under GodJekalyn Carr, (producer) Allen Carr
2018Urban Worship Album of the Year (Category 28) Heart. Passion. Pursuit.Tasha Cobbs Leonard, (producers) Kenneth Leonard Jr., Natasha Leonard
2018Spanish Language Album of the Year (Category 29)PentecostésMiel San Marcos, (producers) Josue Morales, Luis Morales Jr., Samy Morales, Chris Rocha
2018Worship Album of the Year (Category 30)Reckless LoveCory Asbury, (producers) Jason Ingram, Paul Mabury
2018Instrumental Album of the Year (Category 31)A Thankful HeartCraig Duncan, (producer) Craig Duncan
2018Children's Music Album of the Year (category 32)Bright OnesBright Ones, (producers) Jacob Sooter, James G. Morales, Lael, Mike X O'Connor, Rick Seibold, Seth Mosley
2018Christmas / Special Event Album of the Year (Category 33)Christmas | Live In Phoenixfor KING & COUNTRY, (producer) for KING & COUNTRY
2018Musical of the Year (Category 34)How to Have the Best Christmas Ever(creators) Daniel Semsen, Heidi Petak, Jeff Bumgardner, Joel Lindsey
2018Youth / Children’s Musical of the Year – (Category 35)
Angels Say What?!(creators) Alisen Wells, Anna Clark, Nick Robertson
2018Choral Collection of the Year (Category 36)Your Word(creators) Cliff Duren, Jeff Bumgardner
2018Recorded Music Packaging of the Year (Category 37)Decade The Halls, Vol I Tenth Avenue North, (art director) Tim Parker (Photographer) Eric Brown
2018Short Form Video of the Year (Category 38)I'll Find You (ft. Tori Kelly)Lecrae, (director) Mike Mihail (producers) Danny Majic, DJ Frank E
2018Long Form Video of the Year (Category 39)There Is MoreHillsong Worship, (director) Sebastian Strand (producer) Ben Field
2018Inspirational Film of the Year (Category 40)I Can Only Imagine(directors) The Erwin Brothers (producers) Kevin Downes and Cindy Bond