NEWS: GMA Announces Performers and Presenters for 46th Annual GMA Dove Awards – October 13

NEWS: GMA Announces Performers and Presenters for 46th Annual GMA Dove Awards – October 13

The 46th Annual GMA Dove Awards Hosted by Erica Campbell and Sadie Robertson Announce Performers and Presenters for Gospel Music’s Biggest Night

Casting Crowns, Kirk Franklin, Lauren Daigle and Danny Gokey Set to Perform

Bill Gaither, Blanca, Michael W. Smith and Michelle Williams Set to Present

Fans get chance to sing in choir with Casting Crowns, VIP experience and more

Awards to air on Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) on Sunday, October 18th

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (September 1, 2015) – The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announces initial list of performers and presenters set to appear at the 46th Annual GMA Dove Awards. Top acts Casting Crowns, Kirk Franklin, Lauren Daigle and Danny Gokey are set to perform. Bill Gaither, Blanca, Michael W. Smith and Michelle Williams will present top honors as they join recently announced co-hosts Erica Campbell and Sadie Robertson for Gospel Music’s biggest night of the year. The GMA Dove Awards are live from Allen Arena at Lipscomb University on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 and will air on the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) on Sunday, October 18, 2015. For ongoing Dove Awards updates and breaking news, please visit the GMA social networks and The Dove Awards website.

Fans will also get a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to join a choir supporting Casting Crowns on stage. “We are so excited to bring this unique experience to our fans,” shares GMA Executive Director Jackie Patillo. “This will be a memory that people can carry with them throughout their lives, and it gives us an opportunity to engage fans in the Dove Awards experience!”

The choir is part of the Dove VIP Experience where fans have the opportunity to enjoy behind-the-scenes excitement of the show through Selfie Row (meet and greet), backstage tour, access to the PreTelecast and dinner before hitting the awards show. Click here for more information about the Dove Awards Choir. Click here for more info about the VIP Experience

Lecrae leads this year’s nominees with 9 nominations, following by for KING & COUNTRY with 7 and Crowder and Matt Maher each receiving 6.

The GMA Dove Awards will feature artists from every style of Gospel/Christian music coming together to celebrate the impact of their music. Over 1,500 professional members determine the Dove Award nominees with the winners voted on by the entire GMA membership of nearly 2,500. The awards are produced by the GMA.

Tickets to the 46th Annual GMA Dove Awards are now on sale at the Allen Arena box office in Nashville or at Ticket prices range from $35.00 to $200.00.

About GMA:
Founded in 1964, the Gospel Music Association serves as the face and voice for the Gospel/Christian music community and is dedicated to exposing, promoting and celebrating the Gospel through music of all styles including Pop, Rock, Praise & Worship, Urban Gospel, R&B, Hip Hop, Southern Gospel, Bluegrass, Country and more. The GMA community includes agents, artists, church leaders, managers, promoters, radio personnel, record company executives, retailers, songwriters and other industry visionaries. The GMA produces the GMA Dove Awards and IMMERSE and GMA Honors. For more on supporting the GMA or becoming a member, please visit or contact the GMA directly at 615.277.1376.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn (October 30, 2020) – The 51st Annual GMA Dove Award winners were announced tonight via worldwide broadcast, which aired exclusively on TBN. Under the banner of “Carry The Change”, the show celebrated Gospel Music’s diversity and promoted unity through dynamic performances and testimonials. The night’s biggest awards went to for KING & COUNTRY for “Artist of the Year”, We The Kingdom for “New Artist of the Year”, Tasha Cobbs Leonard for “Gospel Artist of the Year” (presented by SoundExchange), and Joseph Habedank for “Southern Gospel Artist of the Year”.

Re-imagined to accommodate the absence of a live audience, this year’s Dove Awards featured numerous one-of-a-kind collaborations including a historic performance by “Contemporary Christian Artist of the Year” winner Tauren Wells featuring Christine D’Clario, Jenn Johnson and Jekalyn Carr. More special moments included heartfelt stories from fans about songs that have impacted their lives as well as insights from favorite artists like Zach Williams, Natalie Grant, and Jonathan McReynolds talking about this year’s pandemic pause and the things they’ve experienced through it.

For the full list of winners, click here.

For photos from the the 51st Annual Dove Awards, click here.

The majority of this year’s GMA Dove Award winners were announced during a special Facebook stream of the Pre-Telecast Awards Presentation, which aired October 29th.

To view the Pre-Telecast in it’s entirety, click here.

In partnership with Love Justice International and SoundExchange, the GMA Dove Awards is proud to present extended interviews not included in the TBN broadcast. Watch the interviews here.

A partial list of winners:




SONG OF THE YEAR: “Way Maker” – (Writer) Osinachi Kalu Okoro Egbu, (Publisher) Integrity Music Europe

WORSHIP RECORDED SONG OF THE YEAR: “The Blessing (Live)” – Kari Jobe, Cody Carnes, Elevation Worship, (Writers) Kari Jobe Carnes, Cody Carnes, Chris Brown, Steven Furtick




INSPIRATIONAL FILM OF THE YEAR: I Still Believe (Directors) Andrew Erwin, Jon Erwin, (Producers) Kevin Downes, Andrew Erwin, Jon Erwin


GOSPEL WORSHIP ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Broken Record – Travis Greene, (Producers) Travis Greene, Brunes Charles

RAP/HIP HOP ALBUM OF THE YEAR: MOOD // DOOM – Social Club Misfits, (Producers) Young Sidechain, Dirty Rice, Cardec, Ben Lopez, Colby Wedgeworth, Tedd Tjornhom, Martin Santiago, Dave James, Rey King, Jordan Sapp


SPANISH LANGUAGE ALBUM OF THE YEAR: “Aleluya (En La Tierra)” – Elevation Worship, (Producers) Chris Brown, Steven Furtick

Select quotes from artists about the 51st Annual GMA Dove Awards:

“I think with the Dove Awards, the uniqueness of it, is that they take all the walls down, take all the divides out and come together to celebrate each other.”- Danny Gokey

“The Dove Awards, from the beginning, said two great things to me – excellence and diversity. To see all the different representations and expressions of Gospel Music, of Christian music, of Jesus music was so beautiful to me.”- Jonathan McReynolds

“It shows all the different styles that make us one, yet that common theme, which is the hope of Jesus, the love of Jesus.”- Natalie Grant

Watch the full show by downloading the TBN app (available on Apple and Android devices) or on YouTube or Facebook.

La Asociación de Música Góspel Llena La Lista De Estrellas Para La Ceremonia 51ª De Los Premios Dove

La Asociación de Música Góspel Llena La Lista De Estrellas Para La Ceremonia 51ª De Los Premios Dove

Nashville, Tennessee (22 de octubre de 2020) – La Asociación de Música Góspel se complace en anunciar más artistas excepcionales para la 51ª Ceremonia Anual de los Premios Dove de la GMA. Los artistas programados para participar incluyen el nominado al «Artista Cristiano Contemporáneo del Año» Tauren Wells featuring Christine D’Clario, Jenn Johnson y Jekalyn Carr (una histórica colaboración multigénero), Jeremy Camp, Travis Greene, Pastor Mike Jr., The Sound y Switch.

Los espectadores pueden sintonizar la transmisión global el viernes, 30 de octubre a las 8 pm ET / 7 pm CST exclusivamente en TBN.

Durante la semana previa a la transmisión, SiriusXM estará compartiendo videos exclusivos de las participaciones en The Message (Canal 63), enLighten (Canal 65), y Kirk Franklin’s Praise (Canal 64).

Como parte de la nueva dirección del show, los segmentos de entrevistas profundizarán en el año de la música cristiana con reflexiones profundas de artistas como Natalie Grant, Danny Gokey, Jonathan McReynolds, Karen Peck, Matthew West, Christine D’Clario, y Steven Curtis Chapman. Kari Jobe y Cody Carnes compartirán un momento especial «detrás de la canción» mientras hablan sobre el significado de la Canción de Adoración del Año Nominada al Dove «The Blessing», así como Leeland, Mandisa, y Sinach compartirán el origen de «Way Maker». Otro elemento especial que será una nueva integración a los Premios Dove es un segmento de fans y artistas hablando sobre las canciones favoritas que han impactado sus vidas.

«Todos los intérpretes y artistas participantes de este año han traído algo realmente especial y estamos ansiosos por ver cuán impactante será este espectáculo», comparte la presidente de la GMA Jackie Patillo. «También estamos emocionados de trabajar con SiriusXM para difundir el programa de este año».

Ve el avance a continuación para una exclusiva de antemano del programa especial de este año.

En un esfuerzo por llegar a la mayor cantidad posible de fans de la música cristiana, la GMA se ha unido a los principales socios de la radio cristiana y proveedores de servicios digitales de la industria para compartir los Premios Dove de este año. Además de la asociación con SiriusXM, los socios de radio como KLOVE, The Fish Nashville, Rejoice!, Musical SoulFood, YES Lord Radio y muchos más, publicarán el evento en vivo en sus respectivas páginas de Facebook, conduciendo entrevistas con artistas y aprovechando su tiempo al aire y plataformas sociales para crear conciencia. Los proveedores de servicios digitales, incluyendo Spotify y Pandora, están creando listas de reproducción específicas para los Nominados a los Premios Dove de la GMA y Apple Music presentarán una Sala especial de los Premios Dove con la música nominada. La lista de reproducción de Pandora, Dove Award Nominees 2020, se puede escuchar AQUÍ y la lista de reproducción Dove Award Moments to Remember AQUÍ.

La GMA se siente honrada de ver el entusiasmo mostrado por los artistas y socios valiosos, y está emocionada de compartir el formato reinventado del programa. Un evento que no se puede perder, la 51ª Edición Anual de los Premios Dove de la GMA se transmitirá el viernes, 30 de octubre exclusivamente en TBN. Los espectadores pueden sintonizar la transmisión en TBN utilizando el buscador de canales de la cadena AQUÍ, a través de la transmisión en vivo online de TBN AQUÍ, o descargando la aplicación para ver TBN en dispositivos Apple o Androide.

Para obtener una lista completa de los nominados, visite

Fotos de alta resolución: AQUÍ

Acerca de la Fundación y Asociación de Música Góspel:
Fundada en 1964, la Asociación de Música Góspel (GMA) sirve como el rostro y la voz para la comunidad de música cristiana / góspel y se dedica a exponer, promover y celebrar el evangelio a través de la música de todos los estilos. La GMA produce los Premios Dove de la GMA, la Ceremonia de Inducción y Honores del Salón de la Fama de la GMA y la Conferencia IMMERSE. Para obtener más información sobre cómo apoyar la GMA o hacerse miembro, visite

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La Asociación de Música Góspel Llena La Lista De Estrellas Para La Ceremonia 51ª De Los Premios Dove

Gospel Music Association Fills Out Star-Packed Performer List For 51st Annual GMA Dove Awards

Nashville, TN (October, 20, 2020) The Gospel Music Association is excited to announce more exceptional performers for this year’s 51st Annual GMA Dove Awards. Artists scheduled to perform include “Contemporary Christian Artist of the Year” nominee Tauren Wells featuring Christine D’Clario, Jenn Johnson and Jekalyn Carr (a historic multi-genre collaboration), Jeremy Camp, Travis Greene, Pastor Mike Jr., The Sound and Switch.

Viewers can tune in to the global broadcast Friday, October 30th at 8 pm EST / 7 pm CST exclusively on TBN.

In the week leading up to the broadcast, SiriusXM will be airing exclusive performance clips on The Message (Channel 63), enLighten (Channel 65), and Kirk Franklin’s Praise (Channel 64).

As part of the show’s new direction, interview segments will take a deeper look into the year in Christian music featuring in-depth artist reflections from artists like Natalie Grant, Danny Gokey, Jonathan McReynolds, Karen Peck, Matthew West, Christine D’Clario, and Steven Curtis Chapman. Kari Jobe and Cody Carnes will share a special story-behind-the-song moment discussing the meaning of Dove Nominated Worship Song of the Year “The Blessing” as well as Leeland, Mandisa, and Sinach sharing the origin of “Way Maker.” Another special element that’s new to the Dove Awards is a segment of fans and artists talking about favorite songs that have impacted their lives.

“All of this year’s performers and participating artists have really brought something special and we are looking forward to what an impactful show it’s going to be,” shares GMA President Jackie Patillo. “We’re also thrilled to be working with SiriusXM to help spread the word about this year’s show.”

Watch the trailer below for an exclusive early look at this year’s special show.

In an effort to reach as many Christian music fans as possible, the GMA has rallied with the industry’s top Christian radio partners and Digital Service Providers to share this year’s Dove Awards. In addition to the SiriusXM partnership, radio partners like KLOVE, The Fish Nashville, Rejoice!, Musical SoulFood, YES Lord Radio, and many more will be cross-posting the live event on their respective Facebook pages, hosting artist interviews and leveraging their airtime and social platforms to raise awareness. Digital Service Providers including Spotify and Pandora are creating specific playlists for the GMA Dove Awards Nominees and Apple Music is hosting a special Dove Awards Room featuring nominated music. Pandora’s Dove Award Nominees 2020 playlist can be heard HERE and the Dove Award Moments to Remember playlist HERE.

The GMA is honored to see the enthusiasm shown from artists and valued partners and excited to share the show’s re-imagined format. Not to be missed, the 51st Annual GMA Dove Awards will air Friday, October 30th, exclusively on TBN. Viewers can locate the broadcast on TBN using the network’s channel finder HERE, via TBN’s live stream HERE, or by downloading the app to view TBN on Apple or Android devices.

For a full list of nominees, please visit

GMA Announces Complete Talent Lineup and Partnership with SiriusXM for 50th Annual GMA Dove Awards, October 15

GMA Announces Complete Talent Lineup and Partnership with SiriusXM for 50th Annual GMA Dove Awards, October 15

NASHVILLE, Tenn.  – The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced the final round of performers and presenters for the 50th Annual GMA Dove AwardsCasting CrownsMatthew WestGAWVITedashiiJekalyn CarrJonathan McReynoldsShirley CaesarDorinda Clark-ColeLedgerKaren Peck and New RiverJoseph Habedank and Triumphant Quartet are set to perform. Anthony BrownChonda PierceDanny GokeyDonald LawrenceDr. Bobby Jonesfor KING & COUNTRY, Francesca BattistelliJeremy CampJosh TurnerKari JobeKathie Lee GiffordKoryn HawthorneNatalie GrantPastor Brian HoustonPat BarrettTauren Wells, Travis Greene and Pat Boone will join the show as presenters.

The GMA is also pleased to announce that SiriusXM will br broadcasting the Dove Awards Telecast ‘live’ Tuesday, October 15 at 7:30 p.m. ET on SiriusXM’s The Message (ch. 63). There will also be a pre-show special from the red carpet at 6:30 p.m. ET. To listen to this ‘live’ broadcast from the 50th Annual GMA Dove Awards, start your free trial and tune in at SiriusXM subscribers are able to listen to The Message (ch. 63) on SiriusXM radios, and those with streaming access can listen online, on-the-go with SiriusXM mobile app and at home on a wide variety of connected devices including smart TVs, Amazon Alexa devices, Apple TV, PlayStation, Roku, Sonos speakers and more. Go to to learn more.

“The GMA is excited to partner with SiriusXM for our 50th Anniversary Dove Award celebration.  This first-ever ‘live’ airing of the Dove Awards on the SiriusXM platform allow us to fullfill our mission to reach even more people with this life changing music,” said President and Executive Director of the Gospel Music Association, Jackie Patillo.

SiriusXM’s Senior Director of Music Programming, Al Skop added, “SiriusXM is thrilled to be the first radio broadcaster ever to bring the Dove Awards to a ‘live’ nationwide audience. Especially on such a momentous year for the 50th annual event, we’re looking forward to listeners of The Message coming together in celebration and song!”

In celebration of the historical 50th anniversary, Gospel Music will be featured in iconic venues around Nashville on Sunday, October 13:

  • Ryman Auditorium – Music City Celebration featuring David Phelps, Point of Grace, Travis Cottrell, TaRanda Greene and Cana’s Voice.
  • Bluebird Cafe – Writer’s Night at The Bluebird Cafe with performances by Steven Curtis Chapman, Travis Greene, Mia Fieldes and Matt Maher.
  • Tennessee State University –  Homecoming Gospel Concert featuring Kirk Franklin, Koryn Hawthorn, James Fortune and JJ Hairston and more.

The awards show will be held ‘live’ on October 15 in Nashville, Tennessee and will air exclusively on TBN October 20 at 8 p.m. EST/5 p.m. PST.  Previously announced performers include Bill GaitherGaither Vocal BandMatt MaherMark LowryBart MillardMichael EnglishRuss TaffDavid PhelpsRiley ClemmonsAaron ColeAustin FrenchJosh BaldwinKelontae GavinMercyMeLecraePhil WickhamBrian Johnson and the Bethel Music BandSteven Curtis ChapmanAmy GrantMichael W. SmithCece WinansTobyMacHillsong Worship and Kirk FranklinLauren Daigle leads artist nominations with six, followed by for KING & COUNTRY and Kirk Franklin with five nods each. Top nominated writer/producer Wayne Haun scored 10 nominations. View the full list of nominees here.

The 50th celebration will be a powerful evening paying tribute to 50 years of special appearances and sensational stage highlights over the decades. Performances representing Modern Rock, Rap/Hip Hop, Pop/Contemporary, Inspirational, Southern Gospel, Bluegrass, Country, Worship and more will make up an evening praising the rich musical diversity from the past, present and future of Gospel and Christian music. Nominees are determined by GMA’s professional members, and winners will be voted on by the entire GMA membership. For more information on the GMA Dove Awards, visit

Viewers can locate this year’s Dove Awards broadcast on TBN by locating it on the network’s channel finder.   Watch TBN on their livestream HERE or download the all-new app to view TBN on your Apple or Android devices.