When are the 50th Annual GMA Dove Awards?

The Dove Awards are held at Nashville’s Allen Arena on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019.

How many GMA Dove Awards categories are there, and what are the categories?

Dove Awards are given out in the following categories found here.

How do I find out the nominees for the 50th Annual Dove Awards?

Nominees are announced in August and are streamed live. 2018’s nominees can be viewed here.

What artists and special guests are appearing at the 50th Dove Awards?

As talent is announced to perform and/or present, you will find those listings HERE and on the NEWS page.

Is the public able to purchase tickets to the GMA Dove Awards?

Yes, tickets are currently available!  Click here to purchase online.

What is the attire for the GMA Dove Awards?

Business/formal attire is encouraged.

Is there an age limit for children attending the show?

Children under the age of 5 years old are not permitted. Minors under the age of 16 years old must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.


Please park at Woodmont Hills Church of Christ Address: 3710 Franklin Pike, Nashville, TN 37204

There will be shuttles running from Woodmont Hills Church to Lipscomb University from 6AM until 11PM. Once you are dropped off we will have someone directing you to the Allen Arena.

What is the latest I can arrive to the Allen Arena?

Venue doors close at 6:15 PM/Central. Due to the nature of television, it is important for guests to be in place before the show begins at 6:30 PM in Nashville.

Is there accessible seating available?

Yes. The Allen Arena is ADA compliant. Be sure to specify your seating requirements when purchasing tickets.

How should I book the hotel?

Check out our LODGING section for a listing of partner hotels and group rates! (COMING SOON)

Recording and Image Waiver

The Gospel Music Association (GMA) reserves the right to broadcast and transmit recorded content via TV, satellite, cable, internet, and any other means of distribution. The GMA also reserves the right to capture photographic images during the event and use them for promotional purposes. By entering you agree to be filmed, photographed and recorded. You also agree that all material captured by the GMA may be used by the GMA and its partners for promotional purposes, worldwide.