Please carefully read these next steps and check back for any updates.

VOTE

The final round ballot to determine winners will be emailed to GMA Professional Members on Thursday, Aug. 18 and must be submitted by 11:59 pm CST on Thursday, Aug. 25.

To be eligible to vote, you must be an active Professional Member of GMA by Friday, Aug. 12. Your membership must be active and cannot expire anytime between August 18-25.

CLICK HERE for our membership application.

TICKETS

Nominees receive one complimentary ticket for themselves located in the Diamond section reserved for nominees, on the floor nearest the stage. There is one comp ticket max, regardless of multiple nominations.

Nominees may order one guest ticket to be seated with them at the discounted rate of $195 (normally $215). Additional tickets may be purchased at regular rates.

Tickets are intended only for the use of the specified nominee and are non-transferable. Nominee seat assignments are provided to TBN for camera shots. They must be used by the named nominee.

Performers and presenters will receive two comp tickets. If nominated and performing/presenting, comp tickets may not be combined. Two comp tickets maximum are provided.

For band/group members who are royalty participants in the band, each member receives a comp nominee ticket. Hired musicians/players with the band will need to purchase a ticket to attend.

For choirs who are a nominated artist, up to four comp tickets will be given. Additional requests will be decided case-by-case.

No, tickets are NOT automatically held for nominees. A GMA order form must be submitted to receive your tickets

Click here to submit your order. Please be sure to check the box for Nominee. Deadline to order tickets is Friday, Sept. 23.

Pick up your tickets at the Lipscomb box office*. Box office hours will be Monday, Oct. 17 from noon to 5pm and Tuesday, Oct. 18 from 8am to show time. We strongly encourage you to pick up tickets before 4:30pm Tuesday. The box office experiences peak volume Tuesday from 4:30-6pm. Avoiding those long lines will improve your event day experience. Box office phone: 615.966.7075.

*EXCEPTION - If you are performing or presenting, your tickets will be in your talent packet backstage at Talent Check-In when you arrive Tuesday for dress rehearsal.

NOMINEE LIST

Click here to see the full list of categories and nominees.

Nomination Credit

SONG of the YEAR
DIVISION I / Category 1
Dove Awards are presented to the songwriter(s) and publisher(s).


ARTIST/NON-ARTIST
SONGWRITER of the YEAR
DIVISION I / Categories 2-3
Dove Awards are presented to the songwriter.


ARTIST of the YEAR
DIVISION I / Category 4
Dove Awards are presented to the artist and record label.


NEW ARTIST of the YEAR
DIVISION I / Category 5
Dove Awards are presented to the artist and record label.


PRODUCER of the YEAR
DIVISION I / Category 6
Dove Awards are presented to the producer or production team.


RECORDED SONG of the YEAR
DIVISION II / Categories 7–17
Dove Awards are presented to the artist, featured artist(s) and songwriter(s).


ALBUM of the YEAR
DIVISION III / Categories 18-28
Dove Awards are presented to the artist (if prominent on the album) and the producer(s).


ALBUM of the YEAR
DIVISION IV / Category 29-30
Dove Awards are presented to the artist (if prominent on the album) and producer(s).


MUSICAL/
CHORAL COLLECTION of the YEAR
DIVISION IV / Categories 31
Dove Awards are presented to the creator(s), arranger(s), and orchestrator(s).


RECORDED MUSIC PACKAGING of the YEAR
DIVISION V / Category 32
Dove Awards are presented to the art director(s), graphic artist(s), illustrator(s), and photographer(s).


SHORT FORM/LONG FORM
MUSIC VIDEO of the YEAR
DIVISION V / Categories 33-35
Dove Awards are presented to the artist, featured artist(s), director(s), and producer(s).


INSPIRATIONAL FILM/SERIES of the YEAR
DIVISION V / Category 36
Dove Awards are presented to the director(s) and producer(s).

SCHEDULE

Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022
All times are listed as CT.
3:30pm / Nominee Check-In Opens
3:30pm / Red Carpet Opens
5:00pm / Allen Arena Doors Open
5:30pm / PreTelecast Presented by Video in Allen Arena
6pm / Red Carpet Closes
6:30pm / Telecast Show in Allen Arena
9:30pm / After Party

RED CARPET

You will have the opportunity to walk the Red Carpet and have an official picture taken. We do not assign specific time slots. Nominees must be in the queue to enter the Red Carpet by 6pm in order to be seated on time for the telecast.

Nominees may have one guest and one publicist accompany them.

AFTER PARTY

Nominees may have one guest accompany them to the After Party.

The link to RSVP for the After Party will be added soon.

PRETELECAST

PreTelecast categories have been pre-recorded and will be presented by video at 5:30pm in Allen Arena, just prior to the live Telecast which begins at 6:30pm. This airing will be in-house only. Winners are embargoed until the day of the Telecast broadcast (Fri, Oct 21). On that date the PreTelecast will be aired publicly on the GMA Facebook and YouTube pages.

The following awards will be presented during the Telecast:

  • Song of the Year
  • Artist of the Year
  • New Artist of the Year
  • Rock/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year
  • Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year
  • Traditional Gospel Recorded Song of the Year
  • Gospel Worship Recorded Song of the Year
  • Spanish Language Recorded Song of the Year
  • Bluegrass/Country/Roots Album of the Year
  • Worship Album of the Year

The other 26 categories will be presented during the PreTelecast.

PRESS ROOM

All nominees are invited to participate in the press room. Here you will have the opportunity for official photos on the red carpet as well as media interviews. For more information please contact Jules Wortman, jwortman@wortmanworks.com.

All winners will be invited to check-in at a table located in the arena's house left near the stage. Here you will be led to the official Dove Portrait Studio by Wander Creative as well as the Acceptance Video Station where you can capture a speech that will be edited and shared following the show.

After accepting your award on stage, winners will be lead by a Talent Escort representative to the press room for photos and interviews.

PARKING

No, unfortunately we are not able to reserve parking for nominees.

Parking on campus will be extremely limited. Satellite parking will be at Woodmont Hills Church (3710 Franklin Pike, Nashville 37204). Multiple shuttles will operate continuously from Woodmont Hills to campus. Please plan accordingly to allow extra time. Valet is not available.

New for 2022, we will need to charge for off-site parking at Woodmont Hills Church because of rising costs for labor and shuttles. Cost will be $10 per car; cash due at arrival. We will have attendants onsite to facilitate.

Ride sharing, such as Uber or Lyft, is encouraged. Use GPS address of 3904 Belmont Boulevard, Nashville 37204.

OTHER DOVE EVENTS

There are a variety of exciting showcases and events happening around Nashville in celebration of Dove Awards week. Check back here soon to see a comprehensive list. 

TUNE IN

The PreTelecast will publicly air Friday following the show (Oct 21st) on the GMA socials.

The Telecast will broadcast on TBN and GMA socials the Friday following the show (Oct 21st).

Questions? Contact the GMA awards team at dove@gospelmusic.org or 615.242.0303.